The LGBT+ community fights a seemingly never-ending battle against all kinds of hatred and ignorance. Thankfully, they are not fighting alone. Members of the community may find their greatest power in solidarity. When they join forces, they can best all challengers, protect the innocent, and achieve victories that would be impossible on their own.

Flags and symbols are major elements of this struggle. They can unite diverse peoples and give them and their allies a clear, visual means to present that unity. Moreover, they can demonstrate to the world that they are here, queer, and proud — and never going back into society’s closet.

Here is Rainbow Depot’s own guide to the LGBT+ symbols and pride flags that continue to give people a way to express their identities.

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