By Gilbert Baker
By Gilbert Baker
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Parsons, Kansas David Matthew and his husband recently relocated from Washington D.C. to Parsons, Kansas where Gilbert grew up .They were surprised to learn that there was not much about Gilbert anywhere around town. They've been hard at work educating the town about...read more
Gilbert Baker’s memoir released as 50 years of Pride celebrated As global attention focuses on New York with the 50th anniversary of Stonewall and the WorldPride celebrations scheduled to coincide, the creator of the Rainbow Flag is finally getting his say with the...read more
by Samantha Allen 6/21/2019 Today, the rainbow flag flies everywhere. But in 1978, it was a dream borne out of love and LSD. In his new, posthumously released memoir Rainbow Warrior: My Life in Color, Pride flag designer Gilbert Baker recalls a psychedelic night spent...read more
The View Celebrates Gilbert Baker
Nike Celebrates Gilbert Baker
2019 Nike® BETRUE Collection:
A Tribute to Gilbert Baker
To celebrate Baker’s impact and memorialize his legacy, Nike partnered with the Gilbert Baker Estate, working hand-in-hand to create this year’s 2019 BETRUE collection. For the first time, the footwear, apparel and accessories all feature the icon’s original eight-color flag, as well as other meaningful “Gilbert-y” touches and symbols of Pride.
The 2019 BETRUE collection will release at select global retailers on June 1, and on June 8 in North America on nike.com, SNKRS and at select Nike stores
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– Gilbert Baker
Activist • ARtist • LEGEND
World-famous political activist, designer and flag-maker Gilbert Baker (1951-2017) created the Rainbow Flag in 1978. Over the next four decades, his creation would become embraced across the world as the universal symbol of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) movement. Gilbert’s work as a vexillographer (flag maker) spanned nearly four decades and includes distinctions for creating two flags that attained world’s records for their length.