This was a sticking point among movement groups and lawmakers from the outset, as some asserted that a narrower bill would be easier to pass. Chicago's Free Speech Tradition". June 25, Human Rights Campaign rainbow flag. A seven-colour rainbow flag is a common symbol of the international cooperative movement.
Governor's Commission on Gay and Lesbian Youth.
American Revolutionary War writer Thomas Paine proposed that a rainbow flag be used as a maritime flag, to signify neutral ships in time of war. The marches began dropping "Liberation" and "Freedom" from their names under pressure from more conservative members of the community, replacing them with the philosophy of "Gay Pride" [ citation needed ] in San Franciscothe name of the gay parade and celebration was not changed from Gay Freedom Day Parade to Gay Pride Day Parade until During the late s and early s, a black stripe was sometimes used to represent AIDS victims. A Rainbow flag and an American Flag.
It is a vertically presented rainbow, with each colour separated by black stripes of varying thicknesses.