A South African gay pride flag which is a hybrid of the rainbow flag and the national flag of South Africa was launched in Cape Town in The Pink triangle was created by the Nazis during World War II to identify and stigmatize homosexuals in the same way the Star of David was used against Jews and others regarded as viruses or sub-humans in the social fabric.
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In March , Gilbert Baker created a 9-stripe version of his original flag, with lavender, pink, turquoise and indigo stripes along with the red, orange, yellow, green and violet. Los Angeles Times. In the flag was modified again. Leonard Matlovich , himself dying of AIDS-related illness, suggested that upon a cure for AIDS being discovered, the black stripes be removed from the flags and burned.