Introduction

Lesbian Flag, VonKarn

This flag has 7 even horizontal stripes which are colored (top to bottom) dark purple, dark violet, medium purple, pale purple, light red, red, and burgundy.

Lesbian Flag, VonKarn

Created by Folkvillain (now VonKarn) on 2 January 2019‎

Unveiled at twitter.com/folkvillain (now twitter.com/VonKarn)

Definition

“Someone, who can be transgender or cisgender, who generally considers themself a woman who is attracted to other women.”
– The Transgender Language Primer. See the full lesbian definition.

Style Guide

This flag has 7 even horizontal stripes which are colored (top to bottom) dark purple (#181938), violet (#3B2B6A), medium purple (#694293), pink (#EFC6FF), light red (#D56F84), red (#8C0025), and dark red (#4B0716).

Meaning

“I felt like pinks were a little too reminiscent of the lipstic flag, so I went with a redder color, and opted for violets and indigo since violets are so commonly associated with lesbianism. I also worked out some rough meanings. But yea a pretty lesbian flag is what we deserve.”
— Unveiling of the lesbian flag by VonKarn

Dark purple = butch and gender nonconforming lesbians

Violet = violets (commonly associated with women who love women)

Medium purple = soul

Pink = trans and nonbinary lesbians

Light red = love

Red = passion

Dark red = femme/lipstick lesbians

About the Creator

VonKarn (they/she) is a nonbinary lesbian. They are a graduate of Silas University. They created the flag when they were 21.

Sources

VonKarn Lesbian flag unveiling