The Pink Triangle, San Francisco
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The Pink Triangle | history
German concentration camp prisoner markings Realizing that the fate of homosexuals in Nazi Germany, the start of the infamous pink triangle, was unknown to many, the Friends of the Pink Triangle was born.

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Starting out as a late-night mission in protective darkness, the giant Pink Triangle has been annually placed atop Twin Peaks - a mountain in the center of San Francisco - during every Pride Parade weekend since 1995.

Read about the history of the Pink Triangle commemoration.


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