“What I liked about the rainbow
is that it fits all of us.
It’s all the colors.
It represents all the genders.
It represents all the races.
It’s the rainbow of humanity.”

– Gilbert Baker

The Gilbert Baker Foundation

Extending the legacy of Gilbert Baker, the creator of the LGBTQ Rainbow Flag. Activist, artist and educator.

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Diversity at Queens St. Pats Parade

Diversity at Queens St. Pats Parade

Gilbert’s dear friend and ally, Brendan Fay, celebrated the St Pat’s Parade in Queens with Mayor Deblasio wearing a rainbow scarf.

Make the Yuletide Gay

Make the Yuletide Gay

Make the Yuletide gay this holiday season with ‘Rainbow Warrior,’ the memoir of Gilbert Baker, the renown LGBTQ+ activist who created the rainbow flag.

The Art of Gilbert Baker: Opening Night Photo Gallery

The Art of Gilbert Baker: Opening Night Photo Gallery

A packed house of over 200 people filled the museum last night to witness the opening of PROTEST, POLITICS AND PERFORMANCE: The Art of Gilbert Baker, a stunning visual feast of the late artist/activist’s greatest works.

Celebrate Gay History Month

Celebrate Gay History Month

Celebrate Gay History Month with Gilbert Baker’s memoir, RAINBOW WARRIOR. When Harvey Milk asked Gilbert Baker to create a symbol for Gay Pride, the modern LGBTQ movement was born.

RIP Tom Taylor

RIP Tom Taylor

It is with the deepest sorrow that the Gilbert Baker Foundation acknowledges the passing of Tom Taylor on October 20.  Tom was known in the halls of  government and throughout the city as the “keeper of the Rainbow Flag“ located at Harvey Milk Plaza.

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For general inquiries, gilbertbakerestate@gmail.com.

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performance, protest & Politics- Online Exhibit

The GLBT museum reopens with the original rainbow flag

Rainbow Warrior – Now Available in Paperback

In their own voices

Emojis of pride

RAINBOW WARRIORS

NEW EPISODE!

Mark Rennie, legendary San Francisco photographer and nightlife impresario recalls his decades long friendship and collaboration with Gilbert Baker.

TELL YOUR GILBERT STORY

The Foundation wants to hear your story. Tell us how you have been personally affected by the Rainbow Flag. SIMPLY FILL OUT THE FORM  – we’d love to hear about it.

PARTNER WITH US

There are numerous branding opportunities available by working with us. Corporate and grass-roots groups alike are sponsoring special products, projects and events that showcase the Rainbow Flag and celebrate the legacy of Gilbert Baker. We welcome your ideas!

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