- Judy Garland is a queer icon, adored by the gay community.
- Garland has been linked to the Stonewall Riots of 1969, aka the unofficial beginning of the LGBTQ rights movement, since they started a day after her funeral.
- Baker was from Kansas.
“We needed something to express our joy, our beauty, our power. And the rainbow did that,” he told CNN in 2015. “We're an ancient, wonderful tribe of people. We picked something from nature. We picked something beautiful.”