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Have you guys seen this new pride flag??!

Keep it civil or this thread will get deleted, too.

Or maybe it’ll get deleted even if it’s kept civil, like the last one. God only knows why they deleted it.

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by Anonymousreply 5606/13/2021

Mein Fuhrer.

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by Anonymousreply 106/06/2021

R1 that thread was deleted. Bunch of queens were fighting over colonialism and the extent of it's overarching impact.

by Anonymousreply 206/06/2021

What’s the point of your post, OP? Yep, we saw it. Cool story.

by Anonymousreply 306/06/2021

To keep the discussion going since the last thread was deleted, R3. Feel free to sit this one out.

by Anonymousreply 406/06/2021

Translation of R4: OP is a messy bitch who wants these fat whores to fight again.

by Anonymousreply 506/06/2021

Why was it deleted?

by Anonymousreply 606/06/2021

R6, see R2. I didn't realize it' had been deleted.

by Anonymousreply 706/06/2021

Eventually the rainbow’s going to go.

by Anonymousreply 806/06/2021

Fight, piggies, fight!

by Anonymousreply 906/06/2021

Thread fail

by Anonymousreply 1006/06/2021

Well, fuck you all then! I hope this one gets deleted too!

by Anonymousreply 1106/06/2021

The flag will just become a color chart eventually.

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by Anonymousreply 1206/06/2021

[quote]Remember when DL was fun?

It's been so long since it's been fun that no, I don't remember it. Now it's just threads like this one and the one below.

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by Anonymousreply 1306/06/2021

R13 Fuck you bitch, I started that thread and you know it. Fuck off back to golden girls you toothless fossil.

by Anonymousreply 1406/06/2021

Figures the black line would be the longest.

by Anonymousreply 1506/06/2021

All of this identity stuff is so tiresome.

by Anonymousreply 1606/06/2021

*Shrug* To me, that flag is for people who declare themselves "I'm LGBTQ" or, if that's too much of a tongue-twister, "I'm queer" - those who purposefully avoid that horrible G-word.

The 'old' flag seems to work just fine for gays like me. If anyone wants to cancel me or anyone else for using the 'wrong flag', well, that's their problem.

by Anonymousreply 1706/06/2021

Why does the scat contingent get a stripe?

by Anonymousreply 1806/06/2021

Again cultural appropriation only works one way. This isn't the pride flag. It's the opposite of it. Making it worthless.

by Anonymousreply 1906/07/2021

It’s hideous. The rainbow was meant to include everyone - is that not good enough?

by Anonymousreply 2006/07/2021

I'm actually colorblind, so it's pretty much all the same to me.

by Anonymousreply 2106/07/2021

R20 - no, apparently some graphic designer in Portland or Seattle (?) created this a couple of years ago and so now we must all adopt it.

We have to resist this bullshit. The rainbow flag was inclusive enough and they know it.

Now we have to push aside the rainbow to insert BLM and Trans representation? Does anyone not see how offensive this is?

We can't be everything to everyone. I don't see any black or trans groups changing THEIR flags to include gays and lesbians. And they shouldn't - separate fights, that we can all support. But it can't take over your initial purpose and intent.

by Anonymousreply 2206/07/2021

I need to be represented as well. I am a fat old gay bear with Aspberger's and Diabetes. I will let you all know when I find a color I like.

by Anonymousreply 2306/07/2021

So, the scat people get a stripe, but there’s no “Golden” stripe for the golden showers community, that doesn’t see right picking and choosing at random which communities get represented?

by Anonymousreply 2406/07/2021

Maybe they just should have done a patch work quilt of all the bandanas from the hanky code, that would have covered it all right?

by Anonymousreply 2506/07/2021

NO IT WOULD NOT!!!!!!

I HAVE STATED MY BOUNDARIES, R25!!! DO NOT MAKE ME STATE THEM AGAIN!!!!

by Anonymousreply 2606/07/2021

[quote]Centering Trans PoC, Founders of the LGBTQIA+ Pride Movement

First it was gay rights, now it's pride. What's next ?

by Anonymousreply 2706/07/2021

Are they saying “Trans PoC” are “Founders of the LGBTQIA+ Pride Movement” (whatever that is)?

by Anonymousreply 2806/07/2021

Here’s a better flag.

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by Anonymousreply 2906/07/2021

I'm no prude, but how do the 3 fisting symbols help to defend our rights?

by Anonymousreply 3006/07/2021

"I'm every woman" is missing yet on the list.

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by Anonymousreply 3106/09/2021

🏳️‍🌈 [bold]HAPPY GAY PRIDE![/bold] 🏳️‍🌈

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by Anonymousreply 3206/09/2021

Strange that the provenance is so obscure, yet the "donate" button is so prominent. My first impression is that BLM has coopted the symbol (which is ugly in any case - who needs it except to identity the rapidly diminishing number of gay bars). Also strange that 6 years after the passage of gay marriage there's a need to add upraised fists to the imagery - as if getting what you wanted isn't satisfying but has instead open up new litanies of obscure grievances backed up by threats of violence. Nice.

by Anonymousreply 3306/09/2021

It's hilarious how "indigenous" people are being used - as if any of these urban dwellers have met an indigenous person. Pretty shameless.

by Anonymousreply 3406/09/2021

[quote]God only knows why they deleted it.

Because you're a fat, ugly, deplorable cunttroll, OP, and Muriel saw through your charade!

by Anonymousreply 3506/09/2021

I like this one, appropriate

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by Anonymousreply 3606/09/2021

[quote] no, apparently some graphic designer in Portland or Seattle (?)

Portland. His name is Daniel Quasar.

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by Anonymousreply 3706/09/2021

The new flag reminds me of nothing so much as Homer simpson's website.

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by Anonymousreply 3806/09/2021

The old rainbow flag worked as a visual statement because of its simplicity and its proximity to how real rainbows actually look.

This is just clutter, Clutter, CLUTTER!

by Anonymousreply 3906/09/2021

I really, truly cannot wrap my head around the need to “add” people of color to this flag. It’s just complete post-modern nonsense.

by Anonymousreply 4006/09/2021

I loathe this flag in all its formats.

Mainstream hets regard the original format as inoffensive Hippy Flags or Color Spectrum Flags.

I see them as Public Relations exercise to cajole the general public to think gays are inoffensive eunuchs who are safe to have around children.

The same Public Relations push has erased the word 'sex' and replaced it with 'gender'. And they erased the word 'gay' and replaced it with the unpronounceable acronym.

by Anonymousreply 4106/09/2021

The majority of people aren’t changing their pride flag to this ridiculous overreach. It’s simple and it’s iconic. Relax people, it’s not going ANYWHERE.

by Anonymousreply 4206/09/2021

Like, why does a culture and its iconography change as time progresses? 😮😲

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by Anonymousreply 4306/09/2021

Let’s hope. It certainly seems to be getting a lot of attention, R42.

I never use any kind of flag myself, so ultimately this “update” doesn’t affect me, though it’s revolting to me in terms of politics and aesthetics. (The original flag is also revolting to me, and I think a person would have to be a bit basic to embrace it.)

by Anonymousreply 4406/09/2021

[quote] progresses

What do you mean " progresses", R43?

These lunatics are taking over.

by Anonymousreply 4506/09/2021

As TIME PROGRESSES, as in the perpetual motion of time. How a culture changes over time.

by Anonymousreply 4606/13/2021

I get the white, pink, brown and black stripes but what the fuck is the blue stripe for?

by Anonymousreply 4706/13/2021

A simple rainbow will suffice. It’s a RAINBOW. it’s all inclusive.

No need for other symbols and colors.

In fact, you lose my support at that point.

Any other “centrists” in favor of all inclusiveness?!?

JFC. SMH

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by Anonymousreply 4806/13/2021

I fear R12 is correct.

by Anonymousreply 4906/13/2021

Can't some trans designer just turn the Nazi flag pink and blue? That would be fitting.

by Anonymousreply 5006/13/2021

I Googled and found this flag history. I didn't know there were specific flags for specific groups.

There are too many flags.

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by Anonymousreply 5106/13/2021

Rescue-chic wins!

by Anonymousreply 5206/13/2021

I still don't understand what race and gender have to do with sexuality. Also, I'm quite glad my race isn't included in that hideous flag.

by Anonymousreply 5306/13/2021

No yellow for Asians.

by Anonymousreply 5406/13/2021

I say we let the TQIA2SBIPOC+ have it. They would implode in a matter of days and wind up with a Jackson Pollock painting as their catch-all symbol of inclusivity. Meanwhile, the LGB could design an entirely new flag, or even better, no flag at all. I've always found them tacky and excessive.

by Anonymousreply 5506/13/2021

Maybe it's just because we are in a interesting period of time, but it now feels like black trans pride month. All the marketing I am getting is celebrating black or black trans as the poster people for the month. I guess it's time to share the spotlight, but I don't see much of myself in this new version of pride. I rather not conflate pride with BLM as I think BLM is leans more towards anti-gay.

by Anonymousreply 5606/13/2021
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