We are all the Colors of the Rainbow: The History of the Pride Flag!

Happy Pride! Check out this video to learn about the history of the Pride Flag with Keshet's Bay Area Education and Training Manager Randi Reed!

May 24, 2021

By Randi Reed

 

Photos and information were gathered from the following sources for this video. All photo credits were given unless Keshet owned the photos. Please reach out if you have any questions about the content. Enjoy.

Please note that this video contains mention of the targeting of LGBTQ people during the Holocaust and mentions the murder of Harvey Milk.

BOOKS:

Rainbow Warrior
My Life in Color
By Gilbert Baker, Dustin Lance Black

This Day In June
In a wildly whimsical, validating, and exuberant reflection of the LGBT community, this title welcomes readers to experience a pride celebration and share in a day when we are all united.
BY Gayle E. Pitman

Websites:

Gil Baker

SF GLBT History Museum

Harvey Milk Museum

Pictures and Historical Articles:

Daniel Quasar

The Pink Triangle Park in the Castro district in San Francisco, which calls itself “the first permanent, free-standing memorial in the U.S. to gay Holocaust victims.”

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