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Among the most symbolically powerful fashion pieces now in the possession of the GLBT archive are two different takes on striped The original gay pride flag was designed by activist Gilbert camp uniforms worn by gay prisoners.
Baker is now considered a seminal figure of gay culture. March 2, The enduring legacy remains and his memoir will give readers great insight into his colorful and fascinating life. Back to Gallery. Retrieved October 26, Additional large sections of the flag were sent with activists and used in pride parades and LGBT Q marches worldwide.
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