Pride flag got confusing
The pride flag that is known around the world which symolises pride within the gay and lesbian community. The flag originally lookik lik this...
This to me seems very inclusive, it doesn't bring race or individual issues or peoples needs or specifically target a group. It's all the colours of the rainbow. Who can be offended by an inclusive rainbow? Turns out everyone has a problem with anything they can find a reason to be. That is why two more colours where added. The brown and black line.
People of colour communities (brown, black), as well as those living with AIDS and the stigma, and those no longer living (black).
Ok so now the flag represents specific groups of people. This is where there is a divide between people. The flag originally had no mention of race or type of human being, now it specifically mentions people of colour. So where is the white person in the colour rainbow?
Last time I checked pride was just that for people of any sexual preference and colour wasn't brought into it.
BUT WAIT it gets more 'inclusive'
So, as you can see, the black and brown line is added. A triangle was suggested for the addons to make them obvious to represent other things rather than just a tall block of coloured lines. The new lines are now white, pink and light blue."The stripes at the top and bottom are light blue, the traditional colour for baby boys.
"The stripes next to them are pink, the traditional colour for baby girls. The stripe in the middle is white, for those who are intersex, transitioning or consider themselves having a neutral or undefined gender"
Further info on the trans flag creation etc can be found here So now, from an inclusive to everyone flag, we now have it showing people of colour and specific sexual pigeon holes of trans and none binary.
I wonder what the next addition will be, maybe people that consider themselves a squirrel or perhaps there's people from other communities that want to get in on the flag recognition as a mico group rather than an all in one inclusive. I personally think it is missing a colour such as grey for pansexual people or maybe beige for those that just don't care but want to be recognised anyway.