DRAG PRIDE FLAGS?

Most drag entertainers do not know that there already is a drag pride flag. The first drag pride flag was created, in 1999, by artist Sean Campbell and was called the Feather Pride Flag. The phoenix was used as a symbol of rebirth and fires of passion with which the drag community uses to raise awareness and funds for many causes.

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REVISITING WHAT DRAG PRIDE MEANS

The next Drag Pride flag came to be as a result of the efforts of the Austin International Drag Festival (AIDF) 2016. The drag fest is an annual event that encompasses all forms of drag across many platforms from around the world. AIDF created a contest to create the official flag of drag. This was a way to engage the drag performers and drag lovers from every walk of life to share their passion for the art form. There is such a diversity amongst the LGBTQIA rainbow and their are many flags representing those groups.

The contest asked it's contestants to create a lasting symbol of a community that loves, shares, embraces and entertains the crap out of people everywhere!

 

Press release from AIDF | March 11, 2016

Press release from AIDF | March 11, 2016

Official contest entry.

Official contest entry.

WE JOIN OUR BROTHERS & SISTERS

There are many factions within the LGBT community. While it many seem that there are too many sub-groups, they are all necessary and provide a sense of belonging and acceptance. Now the drag community has a visual representation to share with the world.

 

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