Big brands use rainbow flags in logo after marriage equality ruling

The White House is illuminated in rainbow colors after today's historic Supreme Court ruling legalizing gay marriage in Washington June 26, 2015. (Reuters)

After the U.S. Supreme Court handed down an historic ruling deeming same-sex marriage legal in all 50 states on Friday, members of the LGBT community and advocates exploded in a rainbow euphoria.

So did many U.S.-based brands as they changed their logos to incorporate the colors of the rainbow – commonly used to signify gay pride – into their logos.

Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, LinkedIn were some of the social networking sites to display their support for the landmark decision.

twitter marriage equality LGBT

twitter marriage equality LGBT

LinkedIn marriage equality LGBT

LinkedIn marriage equality LGBT

LinkedIn marriage equality LGBT Tumblr

LinkedIn marriage equality LGBT Tumblr

LinkedIn marriage equality LGBT facebook

LinkedIn marriage equality LGBT facebook

 

Clothing company the Gap, along with beverage giant Coca Cola, joined the colorful club.

 

GAP marriage equality LGBT facebook

GAP marriage equality LGBT facebook

Coca Cola marriage equality LGBT facebook

Coca Cola marriage equality LGBT facebook

Facebook created a tool allowing users to put a rainbow filter on their profile picture to help them display their support of the decision.

American Airlines also changed their logo and even responded to one user on twitter who was “disappointed” with the new sign

 

american airlines lgbt marriage equality logo

american airlines lgbt marriage equality logo

 

One user tweeted, according to news and entertainment website BuzzFeed, saying: “@AmericanAir Seems like a poor choice from a company that certainly has many customers who do not agree with that lifestyle! #disappointed.”

To which the U.S. airline replied tweeting:

The United States is the 20th country in the world to make same-sex marriage legal nation-wide.

 

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:46 - GMT 06:46
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