PARIS Honors Pride Flag Creator With A Plaque In The City Center

Paris has honored the American creator of the Pride flag with a plaque in the city center, reports Gay Star News.

Gilbert Baker designed the flag in the late 1970s. The  artist was commemorated with a plaque including the famous six-striped symbol.

“The city of Paris pays tribute to Gilbert Baker, American artist and creator of the rainbow flag,” the message in square Sainte-Croix de la Bretonnerie reads.

The French capital also celebrated LGBTQ activist Harvey Milk, renaming one of its squares after him.


Paris honors American creator of the Pride flag with special plaque