Designed by Gilbert Baker in 1978 for the San Francisco Gay Freedom Day celebration, the pride flag is a symbol of the LGBTQ+ community. Since then, the pride flag has been a symbol of the LGBTQ+ community worldwide.
In 1999 former President Bill Clinton decreed June as Pride Month to celebrate the LGBT community. Other countries are now recognizing June as Pride Month. It is a major celebration in the United States, with towns and cities having pride parades and events.
This YouTube Video from ABC News discusses the continuing issues of the transgender debate in sports.