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Gilbert Baker, Creator Of The LGBT Rainbow Flag, Has Passed Away At 65

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Gilbert Baker

He left the world much more colorful than he found it.

Gilbert Baker, longtime LGBT activist and the creator of the rainbow flag, has passed away at the age of 65, his good friend Cleve Jones announced on Friday.

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Jones took to social media to say:

So devastating.

Our thoughts are with Baker's family and friends — and we are forever grateful for his amazing and iconic contributions to civil rights.

You can learn more about Gilbert's inspiring story in the clip (below):

[Image via Facebook.]

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