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.

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Paris honors American creator of the Pride flag with special plaque