New Zealand is attempting to rebrand itself to better convey its national identity and cultural heritage, but those efforts aren’t going as smoothly as one would hope.
New Zealand is considering new designs to potentially replace its national flag and today released an official long list of 40 contenders submitted by the public.
Yesterday, as Russians celebrated the annual Day of Family, Love, and Fidelity, Vladimir Putin’s United Russia party unveiled a “heterosexual flag.”
All flags bear the stain of conquest.
The Rainbow Flag that artist Gilbert Baker created in San Francisco in 1978, and which has since become the icon of the Gay and LGBT Pride movements, has just been acquired by the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) for its design collection.