Bear clubs often serve as social and sexual networks for older, hairier, sometimes heavier gay and bisexual men, and members often contribute to their local gay communities through fundraising and other functions. Lambda represents Gay Liberation. Webarchive template wayback links CS1: Image and Text 1st ed. Catalina Video has a bear-themed line, the "Furry Features Series.
In the original eight-color version, pink stood for sexuality, red for life, orange for healing, yellow for the sun, green for nature, turquoise for art, indigo for harmony, and violet for spirit. Bear events have become very common, to include smaller sized cities and many rural areas. Freedom rings, designed by David Spadaare six aluminum rings, each in one of the colors of the rainbow flag. Gay New York:
Black and Brown".