Gilbert Baker Google doodle celebrates LGBT-rights activists & creator of the iconic rainbow flag

by Amy Gesenhues
Today’s Google doodle celebrates Gilbert Baker on what would have been the LGBT-rights activist’s 66th birthday. In 1978, Baker assembled a group of 30 people at San Francisco’s Gay Community Center to hand-dye and sew together more than 1,000 yards of cotton to create a rainbow flag that would be used for protests and marches.Read the full article

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