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Author Baker, Gilbert, 1951-2017, author.

Title Rainbow warrior : my life in color / Gilbert Baker.

Publication Info. Chicago, Illinois : Chicago Review Press, [2019]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Biography  BIO Baker    New Books Pittsburg 2ndFL  Available
Description xiv, 232 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), map ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Contents Foreword / by Dustin Lance Black -- A bolt of lightning -- Dreaming of a life over the rainbow -- I am not a homosexual -- A door opens -- Stitching a rainbow -- Victory and backlash -- Raining on my parade -- Life at the Clown Hotel -- The birth of Sister Chanel 2001 -- Bobbi took off his socks -- Working for the enemy -- Stoning the Pope -- Rock bottom and rebel rebirth -- Pink Jesus and the holy war -- Spreading my wings -- Dorothy goes to Gotham -- Defending the rainbow -- Russians, bobbins, flashbulbs, and tears -- The winter of my discontent -- Clash of the divas -- An affair to remember, a night to forget -- Last shift at the sequin mine -- A bump in the road -- The chiffon rebellion -- A day in court, a night at Stonewall -- A magician, a mile of scarf, and a pair of scissors -- The hatchet is buried -- Invisible, with liberty and justice for all -- Epilogue: Gilbert Baker's later years / by Charley Beal.
Summary "The never-published memoir of the visual artist and social justice activist who created the Rainbow Flag, which became an international emblem of the modern LGBTQ+ movement"-- Provided by publisher.
Local Note 3 5 6 7 15
Subject Baker, Gilbert, 1951-2017.
Gay activists -- United States -- Biography.
Artists -- United States -- Biography.
Gay liberation movement -- United States -- History.
Flags -- United States -- History.
Rainbows in art.
Artists. (OCoLC)fst00817559
Flags. (OCoLC)fst00926942
Gay activists. (OCoLC)fst00939048
Gay liberation movement. (OCoLC)fst00939104
Rainbows in art. (OCoLC)fst01899822
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 9781641601504 (hardcover) : $26.99
1641601507 (hardcover)

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