Illustrator’s Feminist Take on Gadsen Flag Goes Viral

Feminist Take On Gadsen Flag

Florida-based illustrator Anne Lesniak has managed to reach millions with her take on the Gadsen Flag, altering it to make a point about the assault on women’s reproductive rights. And now you can purchase her Uterus Gadsen Flag on t-shirts, mugs, tote bags and more with her powerful image.

Uterus Gadsen Flag

Uterus Gadsen Flag
Illustrator Anne Lesniak’s viral image protecting women’s rights in now available on various products.

The original flag, named after American general and politician Christopher Gadsden (1724–1805), was designed in 1775 during the American Revolution. Adopted in 1778, the flag has a yellow field depicting a rattlesnake coiled and ready to strike. Positioned below the rattlesnake are the words “DONT TREAD ON ME”.

The original Gadsen Flag

With a simple twist of the snake, Anne has captured the feelings of many regarding the rising wave of abortion restrictions taking place in the United States.

Feminist Take On Gadsen Flag
Anne Lesniak’s version

Capitalizing on the image’s popularity, Anne is smartly offering the image on a range of products and housewares through her online store at Society 6:

In addition to the “Don’t Tread On Me” options, Anne also has “Don’t Tread On Her” prints and products so those without a uterus can express their support as well.
don't tread on her t-shirt

Shop for these and more at her Society6 store here.

Anne Lesniak

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