#putoutyourrainbow for Midsumma

Put Out Your Rainbow and WIN

We’re super excited for Midsumma Festival to return 19 April - 5 May 2021 #lateSumma #midAutumn, and to celebrate we’d love to connect with you online during our usual festival dates to reunite our communities until we can be together again! So, we’re calling on our Midsumma friends to PUT OUT YOUR RAINBOW.

From 23 Jan to 28 Feb (#midSumma) we want to see your rainbows on balconies, in windows, as capes or skirts or hats! Tag us in your photos so we can share YOUR RAINBOW on our socials.

Use #putoutyourrainbow and #midsumma to enter!

You can also Put Out Your Rainbow by downloading your rainbow here to share on your socials. Help us share the Midsumma love this summer and you could win a VIP pass to Midsumma Festival 2021 (valued at $2000). The winner will be picked mid-March and will be invited to the exclusive Midsumma Program Launch. 

We can’t wait to see you at Midsumma Festival 2021!

Gilbert Baker Pride Flag

In 1977, Harvey Milk challenged Gilbert Baker, a veteran who taught himself to sew, to come up with a symbol of pride for the gay community. His response? The original Pride flag. Inspired by Judy Garland's "Over the Rainbow," these colors flew at the San Francisco Gay Freedom Day Parade celebration on June 25, 1978. Though some dispute whether Baker was the sole creator of the flag that started it all, its symbolism remains.

Download the Gilbert Baker pride flag

Gay Pride Flag

This is the most familiar flag. In 1979, the community landed on this six-color version, which was hung from lampposts in San Francisco. Numerous complications over having an odd number of colors led to turquoise being dropped, at least according to reports.

Download the Gay Pride Flag

Philadelphia People Of Colour Inclusive Flag

Noting that queer people of color are often not fully included in the LGBT community, the city of Philadelphia added two colors — black and brown — to the Pride flag in their honor. The city had previously faced accusations of racial discrimination in its gay bars.

Download the Philly Pride Flag

Progress Pride Flag

This new flag seeks to take Philadelphia's inclusive approach a step further. Daniel Quasar, who identifies as queer and nonbinary, designed this flag. The white, pink, and light blue reflect the colors of the transgender flag, while the brown and black stripes represent people of color and those lost to AIDS.

Download the Progress Pride Flag

Bisexual Flag

Designed by Michael Page, the flag brings visibility to the bisexual community, showing the overlap of the stereotypical colors for boys and girls. The flag was inspired by an older symbol of bisexuality: the "biangles," two overlapping pink and dark blue triangles.

Download the Bisexual Pride Flag

Lesbian Pride Flag

Lesbian pride flag design proposed in 2018. The flag with seven orange-to-dark-pink stripes was originally created in 2016 by a different designer as a butch-femme flag. This flag was more commonly used after replacing the "Lipstick Lesbian pride flag" from 2010.

Download the Lesbian Pride Flag

Pansexual Pride Flag

Created on the web in 2010, this flag has colors that represent pansexuality's interest in all genders as partners. The pink represents women, yellow nonbinary and gender-nonconforming people, and the blue is for men.

Download the Pansexual Pride Flag

Asexual Pride Flag

Like the pansexual flag, the asexual flag was created in 2010. Inspired by the Asexual Visibility and Education Network logo, it represents many ace identities, including graysexuals (the fluid area between sexuals and asexuals) and demisexuals (people who don't experience sexual attraction unless they have an emotional connection with their partners.)

Download the Asexual Pride Flag

Polyamory Pride Flag

Featuring the symbol for the infinite number pi, which shares the first letter of "polyamory," this flag celebrates the infinite selection of partners available to polyamorous people. The letter is gold to represent the emotional attachment we have with others as friends and romantic partners, rather than just our carnal relationships.

Download the Polyamory Pride Flag

Intersex Flag

Designed in 2013 by the organization Intersex International Australia, this flag intentionally features nongendered colors that celebrate living outside the binary.

Download the Intersex Flag

Transgender Pride Flag

Monica Helms, a trans woman, designed this flag in 1999, and it was first flown at a Pride Parade in Phoenix a year later.

Download the Transgender Pride Flag

Genderfluid/Genderflexible Flag

Encompassing the fluctuations and the flexibility of gender in genderfluid people, the flag features colors associated with femininity, masculinity, and everything in between. The pink stands for femininity. The white represents the lack of gender. The purple represents the combination of masculinity and femininity. The black symbolizes all genders, including third genders. The blue reflects masculinity.

Download the Genderfluid/Genderflexible Flag

Genderqueer Pride Flag

Created in 2011 by Marilyn Roxie, the genderqueer flag highlights androgyny with lavender, agender identities with white, and nonbinary people with green. Some people refer to it as a nonbinary flag if they feel queer is a slur.

Download the Genderqueer Pride Flag

Polysexual Pride Flag

Polysexuality, unlike pansexuality, is the attraction to multiple genders but not all. A middle ground between bisexuality and pansexuality, it is centered more around attractions to femininity and masculinity rather than gender itself.

Download the Polysexual Pride Flag

Agender Pride Flag

While genderqueer people bend the rules of gender, agender people reject a gender completely. For their flag, the black and white stripes represent the absence of gender, while green, the inverse of the gender-heavy purple, represents nonbinary genders.

Download the Agender Pride Flag

Aromantic Pride Flag

While asexual flags use purple to show their lack of sexual attraction, aromantic flags use green to celebrate the people who live without romantic attraction.

Download the Aromantic Pride Flag

Non Binary Pride Flag

Created by 17-year-old Kye Rowan in 2014, this flag was a response to nonbinary people feeling improperly represented by the genderqueer flag.

Download the Non Binary Pride Flag

Demisexual Pride Flag

It is unknown how or when the demisexual flag came to be, but it is very similar to the asexual flag in its use of colours

Download the Demisexual Pride Flag

Straight Ally Flag

Straight ally can show their support as well.

Download the Straight Ally Flag

*the above information can be found in full at pride.com

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