LGBT slogans are catchphrases or slogans which express support for members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities and LGBT rights.

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Slogans Edit

Slogan Notes
"Gays Bash Back" This slogan is often used by more militant gay people and implies self-defense against gay bashers.
"We're here. We're queer. Get used to it"[1] This slogan was popularized by Queer Nation.[2]
"Hey, hey! Ho, ho! Homophobia's got to go!" Used by the Americans for Truth.[3]
"We're here, we're queer and we'd like to say hello!" A variation of the above used by Queer Nation during the 1992 opening of the "Queer Shopping Network".
"Silence=Death" Designed by six people,[4] including Avram Finkelstein,[5] this slogan was used by ACT UP to draw attention to the AIDS crisis in America. It was often used in conjunction with a right-side up pink triangle.
"Two, Four, Six, Eight! How Do You Know Your Kids Are Straight?" This slogan was also used by Queer Nation. Another variation is "One, Two, Three, Four! Open up the closet door! Five, Six, Seven, Eight! Don't assume your kids are straight!"[6]
"Out of the Closets and into the Streets" This slogan was also used by Queer Nation.[7]
"I am gay & that's OK" Slogan used by the Mayor of Berlin, Klaus Wowereit.[8]
"Rainbows Reign" Used most notably on banners of the "Pink Pistols" Organization.
"Gay by birth, fabulous by choice" Made popular by Birmingham City University LGBT Society
"Why be afraid to be enGayged" [9] Brooks foundation
"Sorry girls, I suck dick" Used on shirts by the Swedish magazine and Internet-community QX.
"Armed gays don't get bashed" The slogan for the Pink Pistols Organization.[10]

See also Edit


  1. "We're here, we're queer, I'm sick of it" - Salon
  2. "Militants Back 'Queer,' Shoving 'Gay' the Way of 'Negro'" - New York Times
  3. "School safety advocates praise DOE pick" - Bay Area Reporter
  4. Green, Jesse. "When Political Are Mattered", New York Times, 2003-12. Retrieved on 2007-07-08. 
  5. Aids—20 Years And Counting - Panel Discussion. Interview in Arts (2001-07). Retrieved on 2007-07-08.
  6. "ILGO Fights Hate's Snarl" - Newsday
  7. "Sex in advertising: perspectives on the erotic appeal" - Google Books
  8. "Germany ready for a gay leader? Many say yes" - The Age
  9. “Why, and what, do we need to campaign for?” - Laura Poultney
  10. "San Francisco's recent election offers a tale of two pinks" - National Review

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