40 Style Myths Explained

Gap is an acronym for "Gay and Proud."

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Although the Gap was founded in San Francisco in 1969, husband and wife Donald and Doris Fisher meant to pay homage to the term "generation gap," referring to the progressive spirit of the time. While Gap has never actively distanced itself from gay culture or gone through great strides to "prove" it caters to straight people, it just focused on being a spot where people of all sexual orientations could find khakis, jeans, and other basics. No acronym needed: It's clear that the Gap has managed to cross all sorts of boundaries regardless.

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