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Pink Triangle Legacies: Coming Out in the Shadow of the Holocaust

  • Thursday, January 26, 2023
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • East End Cooperative Ministries

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This non-PFC event will replace our regular monthly LGBTQIA+ discussion group for January.


Pink Triangle Legacies:

Coming Out in the Shadow of the Holocaust
An Event for International Holocaust

Remembrance Day

 

Thursday, January 26, 2023, 6:00pm
East End Cooperative Ministries
6140 Station Street Entrance B (located at 6175 Harvard St)
Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15206
Virtual option available

Historian Dr. Jake Newsome tells the dynamic and inspiring history of the LGBTQIA+ community’s original Pride symbol by tracing the transformation of the pink triangle from a Nazi concentration camp badge into a widespread emblem of liberation, pride, and community. Drawing from unexplored archival sources and original interviews, Dr. Newsome showcases the voices of LGBTQIA+ Holocaust victims and a rich tapestry of gay lives who found meaning in the pink triangle in a post- Holocaust world. The presentation will be followed by Q&A and a book signing. Books will be on sale at the event.

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