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

June 7, 2023
Holocaust Museum Houston
5401 Caroline St | Houston, TX 77004
Phone: (713) 942-8000
Times: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Admission: FREE
Free Admission: No

Join us as historian Dr. Jake Newsome tells the dynamic and inspiring history of the LGBTQ+ community's original pride symbol by tracing the transformation of the pink triangle from a Nazi concentration camp badge into a widespread emblem of queer liberation, pride, and community. Drawing from unexplored archival sources and original interviews, Dr. Newsome showcases the voices of LGBTQ+ Holocaust victims and a rich tapestry of queer 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.Dr. Jake Newsome is a scholar of American and German LGBTQ+ history whose work as a public historian reaches global audiences. He currently works as a museum professional in Washington, DC.

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