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Pink Triangle Day


Tuesday February 14, 2023
12:00am to 11:59pm


The origin of the pink triangle is one of violent oppression: in concentration camps during World War II, Nazis forced gay male prisoners to wear an inverted triangle badge on their jackets.

However, over the years, the triangle has been reclaimed as an emblem of pride, resistance, and solidarity and to celebrate all queer relationships. Some lesbians also later adopted the black triangle as a symbol of defiance against oppression and discrimination.

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Learn more about Pink Triangle Day in DailyXtra »

Watch a 2015 video interview with Pink Triangle Day creator Robin Metcalfe on CTV Morning Live »

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