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SAVE THE DATE: There will be an activist march and rally in New York City on Flag Day against LGBT oppression in memory of the late Gilbert Baker, the world-renowned artist who created The Rainbow Flag, the international symbol of LGBT pride and liberation. “Raise the Rainbow!” will take place on Wednesday, June 14, from 6:00 to 9:00pm. This public event open to all. Attendees are invited to bring their own rainbow-themed banners, art pieces and protest signs.

Gilbert Baker
1951-2017 Memorial Facebook Page

The event begins at 6:00pm with a rally at the Stonewall Inn at 53 Christopher Street in the West Village. Speakers will celebrate the life, art and radical legacy of Gilbert Baker through personal recollections, resistance speeches and Baker’s own political speeches.
At 8:00pm, participants will march down Christopher Street to Christopher Street Pier, carrying banners created by Gilbert Baker. They will raise a Rainbow Flag and call for a rededication to progressive and radical activism, completing the tribute at 9:00pm.
The Facebook page for the event is: https://www.facebook.com/gilbertbakermemorial

Gilbert Baker,


the creator of the rainbow flag, passed away on March 31.

His family and friends thank you for supporting him

and the LGBTQ movement he fought for all these years.

It is the stated desire of his family and his closest friends

that this website remain an active tool in keeping his legacy alive.

We thank you, his friends, admirers and supporters,

for believing in his vision and ask for your patience

while we update Gilbert baker.com.

Thank you.

We ask for your patience while we sort out future of the flags and paintings previously available on this website. Please check in June and watch here for updates as well as the Gilbert Baker Memorial Facebook Page

NEW 39th Anniversary 2017 Edition: 9-Color Gilbert Baker Rainbow Flag
Untitled Sample – Linen on Chrome. 65″ x31″ x 19″ Gilbert Baker ©2017.
Untitled Sample - Linen on Chrome. 65" x31" x 19" Gilbert Baker ©2017. Untitled Sample - Linen on Chrome. 65" x31" x 19" Gilbert Baker ©2017. Untitled Sample - Linen on Chrome. 65" x31" x 19" Gilbert Baker ©2017. Untitled Sample - Linen on Chrome. 65" x31" x 19" Gilbert Baker ©2017.

 

Original Gilbert Baker Rainbow Flag

MoMA NYC Announces Acquisition of Rainbow Flag by Gilbert Baker, Artist

 

 

LISTEN HERE Gilbert tells the story of
the rainbow flag in his own words!

 

 

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