Home for the holidays

Submitted by Shannon Kelley, the model.

“I am fortunate to have a loving and supportive family and this picture was taken over the holidays, during family time. I like this photo because my Dad took it, it features my brand new (LGBT) lambda tattoo and genderblending style.”

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Posted by on February 25th, 2014 at 10:00 am

Category: faces 2 comments »

2 Responses to “Home for the holidays”

  1. Danielle

    Curious… Why does lambda stand for LGBT? Is it just “L” for “Lesbian”, or shorthand for the whole thing, or is there a story behind it?

    Shannon is beautifully androgynous. Would turn my head any day!

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    radical/rebel replied:

    hi Danielle! it’s pretty easy to use Google for things like, “why is lambda a gay symbol?”

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LGBT_symbols#Lambda

    there ya go.

    “The Greek letter lambda was selected as a symbol by the Gay Activists Alliance of New York in 1970.[5] In December 1974, the lambda was officially declared the international symbol for gay and lesbian rights by the International Gay Rights Congress in Edinburgh, Scotland”

    -radical/rebel

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