The History of the Rainbow Flag

Published at BBC.com June 15, 2016, Written by Kelly Grovier

EXCERPT: "Though ostensibly ebullient in its design, Baker’s creation is nevertheless threaded by perseverance and tinged by pain. “Flags”, he is said to have exclaimed on the 20th anniversary of the symbol’s birth, “are torn from the soul of the people.”"

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