Jake Newsome tells the inspiring history of the LGBTQ+ community's original pride symbol by tracing the transformation of the pink triangle from a Nazi camp badge into an emblem of queer liberation. Drawing from unexplored archival sources and original interviews, his talk showcases the voices of LGBTQ+ Holocaust victims and a rich tapestry of queer people who found meaning in the pink triangle in a post-Holocaust world.
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