“The first PRIDE was a riot.” And a mice caricature of Marsha P. Johnson, the street queen often credited with throwing the first brick at Stonewall. (Click to embiggen)
“If your family isn’t supportive of you, guess what? You’re my family now. Congratulations. Drink plenty of water. Get enough sleep. Love whoever the hell completes you.”
“An army of lovers cannot fail.” (Click to embiggen)
The original Pride flag designed by Gilbert Baker in 1978 has 8-stripes. Colors were removed and changed originally due to fabric availability.
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“Did you know? Willeem Arondeus was a homosexual Dutch artist, author, and anti-Nazi fighter, who bombed thee Amsterdam public records office to hinder the identification of Jews by the Nazis. He was arrested within a weeek and later executed. His last words were, ‘Let it be known Homosexuals are not cowards.’”
“Queer & lovin’ it!”
“United We Resist!”
“Black Trans Lives Matter”
“Have a rainbow day!”
“Pride equals Power”
“The only choice I made was to be myself.”
We’re all part of the queer resistance. More colors more pride.
Happy Pride Month!