Pride

Original 1978 rainbow flag designed by Gilbert Baker acquired by San Francisco’s GLBT Historical Society

The banner, thought lost for more than 40 years, was recently authenticated by a vexillographer who had worked with the artist

LGBTQnews

Shanghai Pride announces suspension of operations shortly after opening exhibition

Move comes amidst increased official scrutiny of civil society in China

LGBTQnews

Shanghai shows of queer art hampered by venue issues and government censorship

LGBTQ exhibitions and works that are explicitly out and proud are magnets for official ire in mainland China

Pridenews

Swann Auction Galleries joins in Stonewall celebrations with its first Pride sale

Salesroom hopes that capitalising on the trend for curated auctions will help to generate a renaissance in an underserved market

Object lessons: from an ancient Roman mosaic to an Art Deco icon of the LGBTQ+ movement

Our pick of items from auctions and fairs around the world over the next fortnight