Beyond the Rainbow

Explore the history and evolution of the Pride flag through decades of art and activism

In association with

GLBT Historical SocietyThe Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community CenterMuseu da Diversidade SexualSydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras
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Follow the rainbow and unlock treasures from the Getty

Curators from the Getty reflect on themes represented by the colors of the Pride flag

“I thought of flags in a new light. I discovered the depth of their power, their transcendent, transformational quality. I thought of the emotional connection they hold.”Gilbert Baker

New flags to represent diversity

How the Pride flag inspired communities to create their own designs

Black activism in Brazil

How grassroot efforts changed the everday experience of black queer people in Brazil

Memories and Media of the Epidemic in Brazil

The alternative press played a key role in keeping people safe

Violet for Spirit

Great artists were responsible to show broadly important aspects of LGBTQIA+ daily life