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The '''bisexual pride flag''' was designed by [[Michael Page]] in [[1998]] in order to give the [[bisexual community]] its own [[symbol]] comparable to the [[Rainbow flag (LGBT movement)|Gay pride flag]] of the larger [[LGBT community]]. His aim was to increase the [[visibility]] of bisexuals, both among [[society]] as a whole and within the [[LGBT community]].
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The '''bisexual pride flag''' was designed by [[Michael Page]] in [[1998]] in order to give the [[bisexual community]] its own [[symbol]] comparable to the [[Rainbow flag (LGBT movement)|Gay pride flag]] of the larger [[LGBT community]]. His aim was to increase the [[visibility]] of bisexuals, both among [[society]] as a whole and within the [[LGBT community]].
 
==Design and colors==
 
The [[magenta]] (pink) stripe at the top of the flag represents sexual attraction to the same sex only (gay and lesbian); the [[royal blue]] stripe at the bottom of the flag represents [[sexual attraction]] to the opposite sex only ([[heterosexual]]); the stripes overlap in the central fifth of the flag to form a deep shade of [[lavender (color)|lavender]] (purple), which represents sexual attraction to both sexes (bisexual). The flag's aspect ratio is not fixed but 2:3 and 3:5 are often used, in common with many other flags
 
 
 
==Color specifications for the bisexual flag==
 
===Colors as they appear in the flag===
 
[[Image:Bi flag.svg|left|thumb|250px|Bisexual pride flag]]
 
===Color swatches===
 
{{Legend|#D70270|Pantone Color #226--Magenta (Hex: #D70270) (RGB: 215, 2, 112)}}
 
{{Legend|#734F96|Pantone Color #258--Deep Lavender (Hex: #734F96) (RGB: 115, 79, 150)}}
 
{{Legend|#0038A8|Pantone Color #286--Royal (Hex: #0038A8) (RGB: 0, 56, 168)}}
 
===Color bands===
 
<ul>
 
<li style = "background-color: #d70270;"><font color="white">&nbsp; Pantone Color #226--Magenta (Hex: #D70270) (RGB: 215, 2, 112)</font></li>
 
<li style = "background-color: #734f96;"><font color="white">&nbsp; Pantone Color #258--Deep Lavender (Hex: #734F96) (RGB: 115, 79, 150)</font></li>
 
<li style = "background-color: #0038A8;"><font color="white">&nbsp; Pantone Color #286--Royal (Hex: #0038A8) (RGB: 0, 56, 168)</font></li>
 
</ul>
 
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== See also ==
 
* [[Bisexual community]]
 
* [[LGBT symbols]]
 
 
== References ==
 
{{Reflist}}
 
 
==External links==
 
* [http://www.biflag.com/Activism.asp History of the bisexual pride flag] at biflag.com
 
* {{FOTW|title=BiPride flag|id=qq-Bisexuality topics (sidebar)}}
 
 
{{Bisexuality topics}}
 

Revision as of 01:53, 5 March 2010

The Bisexual Flag