Queers United: Word of the Gay: “Hundred and Seventy Fiver”

Published August 14, 2009 by Michael C Leeson

Queers United: Word of the Gay: “Hundred and Seventy Fiver”

The inverted pink triangle, originally intended as a badge of shame, has become an international symbol of gay pride and the gay rights movement.

the Nazi amendments to Paragraph 175, which turned homosexuality from a minor offence into a felony, remained intact  until 1969.

In 2002, the German government issued an official apology to the gay community for this discriminatory policy.

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