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Greeting card featuring Gilbert Baker posing in his nun’s habit as Sister Chanel 2001 while smoking a cigarette

Comstock Cards, Inc., 1987

GLBT Historical Society

GLBT Historical Society
San Francisco, United States

The inside of the card reads “Let’s keep Christ in Christmas!” Baker infuriated the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence by posing for this postcard without permission, resulting in a lawsuit for trademark infringement and his expulsion from the organization.

Details

  • Title: Greeting card featuring Gilbert Baker posing in his nun’s habit as Sister Chanel 2001 while smoking a cigarette
  • Creator: Comstock Cards, Inc., 1987
  • Rights: Gilbert Baker Collection (2017-18), GLBT Historical Society.

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