On June 30, 2017 Germany said “yes” to gay marriage in a landmark vote that saw the Bundestag (German Parliament), pass a bill that allows same-sex couples to have equal marriage rights. This is an achievement milestone for the countries LGBT community following attempts of extermination only decades prior.
If you are unaware, The Mattachine Society were one of the earliest gay rights organisations in the United States that worked to support one another during the strict regime of their pre-gay rights era.
So you’ve wasted a matter of months of your life with a guy who has now turned around out of nowhere and let you go; yes you were super high maintenance, yes you were kind of psychopathic on a number of occasions, and yes you have broken up with him quite alot while drunk on Rosé, but this is so unexpected.
During this years pride month you’ve most likely stumbled across an odd addition to the LGBT family at Pride festivals, news articles, and in memes – well prepare to be Babashook by this years hottest new gay icon; The Babadook.
There are so many flags denoted to the LGBT community nowadays that it can be difficult to properly assess the meaning behind each classification. We’ve decided to break down the meanings and origin of each pride flag for your information.