A good many sites carry this symbol nowadays. As Toal put it, "The rhino is a much maligned and misunderstood animal and, in actuality, a gentle creature. However, this soon ran into trouble because some women in the Feminist movement were using the same symbol to represent the sisterhood of women. The entire campaign was intended to bring gay issues further into public view. Many religions and countries recognize and support such unions historically though, it has been one man having multiple wives.
They all involve a circle with some kind of identifying marks attached to it.
This page is mirrored from the Nexus-Symbols page. The gay community has been one of the hardest hit by the AIDS epidemic. However, there was Hollywood movie in the s called The Spartans starring Diane Baker, Richard Egan, and Ralph Richardson that showed Spartan warriors who appeared to have lambdas on their shields. Green for nature.
Shown here as the American flag version featuring the stars-and-stripes motif, the flag with triangle, and the flag with the lambda symbol incorporated.