San Francisco in San Francisco City and County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The Rainbow Flag
Carol Migden • California State Assembly
Susan Leal • Treasurer, City and County of San Francisco
Harry Britt • Supervisor, City and County of San Francisco
Roberta Achtenberg • Supervisor, City and County of San Francisco
Tom Ammiano • Supervisor, City and County of San Francisco
Leslie Katz • Supervisor, City and County of San Francisco
Angie Fa • Member, Board of Education
Dr. Juanita Owens • Member, Board of Education
Dr. Timothy Wolfred • Trustee, Community College Board
Lawrence Wong • Trustee, Community College Board
Andrew Shorter • Trustee, Community College Board
Hon. Donna Hitches • Superior Court Judge
Hon. Kevin McCarthy • Superior Court Judge
Hon. Herb Donaldson • Municipal Court Judge
Hon. Mary Morgan • Municipal Court Judge
Tom Radulovich • Director, Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART)
The Rainbow Flag, created by Gilbert Baker, which reflects the diversity of the community, and is a internationally recognized symbol representing Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered people throughout the world.
Dedicated by Mayor Willie Brown, Jr.; Assemblywoman Carole Migden; The San Francisco Department of Public Works, Mark Primeau, Director; The Harvey Milk Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual Democratic Club, Jeff Sheehy, President.
Location. 37° 45.739′ N, 122° 26.138′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Market Street and Castro Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Francisco CA 94114, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Harvey Milk (here, next to this marker); Castro Street Historical Timeline (within shouting distance of this marker); Virginia Woolf (within shouting distance of this marker); Jane Addams (within shouting distance of this marker); Officer Jane Warner (within shouting distance of this marker); James Baldwin Tennessee Williams (about 300 feet away); Oscar Wilde (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Francisco.
More about this marker. The marker is attached to the base of the flagpole. The flagpole is is located on the upper level of Harvey Milk Plaza, and the flag, being quite large, is visible from a distance and is easy to find.
Also see . . .
1. The Rainbow Flag. Wikipedia.org's discussion of the uses over time of rainbow flags by various peace, cooperative, religious, and gay rights movements or groups. Includes a gallery of rainbow flags. (Submitted on July 25, 2009.)
2. Rainbow flag (LGBT Movement). Wikipedia.org's discussion of the Rainbow Flag as a symbol of the Gay pride/rights movement. Includes a history of its design and use. (Submitted on July 25, 2009.)
3. History of the Gay Pride / Rainbow Flag. Flags of the World's discussion of the history of the Gay Pride/Rainbow Flag, including an examination of some of the variations of the story of its origin and design. (Submitted on July 25, 2009.)
Categories. • Civil Rights •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 25, 2009, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 1,459 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 25, 2009, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.