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London flies a new Pride flag: a history of how the rainbow flag got its stripes

Pride Month, the Crown Estate commissioned 100 Pride flags to hang above Regent Street for the first time.But the flag on show is not the typical rainbow flag you probably know.This version is the intersex-inclusive Pride flag and was designed by Valentino Vecchiette in 2021.Vecchiette, who is the founder of Intersex Equality Rights UK added the purple circle on yellow background to incorporate the voices of intersex people.Intersex is a broad term for people born with sex characteristics that are not exclusively associated with a singular binary definition of male or female. These sexual characteristics can be internal, such as sexual organs or chromosomes, or they can be external signifiers, including body hair and breast growth.

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