Understanding LGBTQ symbols and the movement…


English: Rainbow flag flapping in the wind wit...

English: Rainbow flag flapping in the wind with blue skies and the sun. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Ever wonder about the rainbow flag and what other LGBTQ symbols stand for??? I have always wondered what they meant and thier history. The only one I found to be missing was the equal sign, but that’s really a logo for an Equal rights advocacy group. I’d like to count it, mostly because it seems to encompass everyone, similar to the Pride Flag. It’s for the “Human Rights Campaign.” As the largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans, the Human Rights Campaign represents a force of more than one million members and supporters nationwide — all committed to making HRC’s vision a reality.

Founded in 1980, HRC advocates on behalf of LGBT Americans, mobilizes grassroots actions in diverse communities, invests strategically to elect fair-minded individuals to office and educates the public about LGBT issues.

English: A new and emerging symbol for Polyamo...

English: A new and emerging symbol for Polyamory, non-monogamous relationships, and LGBTQ individuals. The box unfolding into an open heart represents “love outside the box”. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

So my friend over at speakeasyforever.org, made us a great little cheat sheet on LGBT symbols and thier meanings. Check it out!

Understanding LGBTQ symbols and the movement….

LOve this… Always wanted to know what they all meant.

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