‘True Colours’ – Actually GMC sing for Sussex Beacon

Besi Besemar June 30, 2018

Forty years ago, Harvey Milk, the first openly gay person to hold office in any US city, campaigned for a positive image of hope for young gay people. Gilbert Baker rose to the challenge, creating the Pride Flag we recognise today, the original of which still flies over The Castro in San Francisco.

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Community News

Brighton Pride announce theme for 2018

Besi Besemar January 10, 2018

After last year’s glorious Summer Of Love, Brighton Pride 2018 will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the iconic Rainbow Flag with the theme Colour My World. Originally commissioned by politician and activist Harvey Milk and devised by artist Gilbert Baker in San Francisco in 1978, the Rainbow Flag is a symbol of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT+) pride and LGBT+ social movements.

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In The South

Rainbow Flag to find permanent home at Stonewall Monument

Besi Besemar October 8, 2017

Rainbow Flag to be dedicated on Wednesday, October 11 at Stonewall National Monument on Manhattan’s Christopher Street. The Rainbow Flag, the international symbol of LGBT+ liberation and pride, will be unveiled in a special ceremony at noon, on Wednesday, October 11 at the historic Stonewall National Monument, in New York, where, thanks to the efforts of activists, it now claims a permanent home on Federal Land.

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Rainbow flag acquired for Design Museum’s permanent collection

Besi Besemar July 4, 2017

The Design Museum in London acquires a series of new objects for its permanent collection.New acquisitions include the rainbow flag, David Bowie’s Blackstar album, a coffee cup for astronauts and Oculus Rift’s virtual reality headset.

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