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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]].
 
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>{{-}}== 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 01:58, 5 March 2010

The bisexual pride flag was designed by Michael Page in 1998 in order to give the bisexual community its own symbol comparable to the 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.