⚔ "The Crossed Swords" ⚔
The official logo and gang sign of the AxA movement
The official logo, icon, symbol, emoji, and rune of the AxA movement is The Crossed Swords.
Please download this image and share it with friends. Post it everywhere on the internet.
The Crossed Swords, or "Crossed Swords" represent the fight against heteronormativity, and advocate the Asian Aesthetics struggle, in itself a part of queer culture and the straight edge (sXe) message. We use the Crossed Swords to symbolize our victory, our pain, our anger, and our rightful duty to be who we are.
Friends and allies who paint or draw the Crossed Swords alert others that this a safe space for "Crossers," members of the AxA movement. We encourage you to wear and bomb The Crossed Swords as a symbol of our struggle against neoliberal capitalism and those who repress our sexuality.
On some computer platforms, the emoji should appear as ⚔.
(Not exactly as physical swords, but like two black strikes).
Please copy and paste ⚔, to show others you are a Crosser.
If the operating system does not show the Crossed Swords, typing "AxA" is fine as well.
When out in public, at a punk show or an art gallery, there is a hang-gesture gang sign we use too. This shows others we are fighting for AxA. Please show it.
The hang gesture looks like this:
…Now go out there and fuck shit up!