“The Los Angeles LGBT Center and Flags for Good has unfurled a new commemorative banner honoring Lauri Carleton, the shop owner and Lake Arrowhead community member who was tragically shot and killed for displaying a Pride flag in front of her store.

Carleton, an unwavering ally, is one of too many people who have lost their lives due to violence that targets LGBTQ+ people. To help honor her memory and encourage allies to be active in creating safe spaces, the Center collaborated with Flags for Good on a rainbow banner bearing the symbol of the magpie—after her store name—as a dedication to Carleton’s life and legacy. Proceeds from the purchase will benefit the Lake Arrowhead LGBTQ+ Fund, a local organization that’s helping the local community thrive…”

Lauri Carleton Pride Flag

[Read the full article at queerforty.com]