Created by Terney on 6 June 2017.
Unveiled at 1st Annual Pride Month Kick-Off at Philadelphia City Hall.
This flag has 8 even horizontal stripes which are colored (top to bottom) black (#000000), brown (#784F17), red (#FE0000), orange (#FD8C00), yellow (#FFE400), green (#119F0B), blue (#0544B3), and purple (#C22EDC).
“The new design is a symbolic representation of Philadelphia’s commitment to centering the experiences, contributions, activism and dedication of black and brown members of our community,” [ Amber Hikes, Philadelphia’s director of LGBT Affairs] said. “To me, this flag says: ‘We see you. We honor you. We celebrate you. You’re not just a part of us. You are us.’”
– Philadelphia Gay News interview
About the Creator
The Tierney ad agency was commissioned by the Philadelphia’s Office of LGBT Affairs (city agency) to “highlight black and brown LGBTQIA members within our community.”