Branded by the Pink Triangle



Branded by the Pink Triangle Before The Rise Of The Nazi Party, Germany, Especially Berlin, Was One Of The Most Tolerant Places For Homosexuals In The World Activists, Including Thomas Mann And Albert Einstein, Campaigned Openly For The Rights Of Gay Men And Women, And Tried To Repeal The Old Existing Law Against Homosexuality But All That Would Change When The Nazis Came To Power And Existence For Gay People Turned Into One Of Fear Raids, Arrests, Prison Sentences And Expulsions Became The Daily Reality When The Concentration Camps Were Built, Homosexuals Were Imprisoned Along With Jews And Any Other Groups The Nazis Wanted To Suppress The Pink Triangle, Sewn Onto Prison Uniforms, Became The Symbol Of The Persecution Of Homosexuals, A Persecution That Would Continue For Many Years After The War A Mix Of Historical Research, First Person Accounts, And Individual Stories Bring This Time To Life For Readers Stories Of Bravery In The Face Of Inhuman Cruelty, Friendship Found In The Depths Of Despair In The Camps, And The Perseverance Of The Human Spirit Will Both Educate And Inspire.

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  • Paperback
  • 155 pages
  • Branded by the Pink Triangle
  • Ken Setterington
  • English
  • 18 February 2017
  • 1926920961

10 thoughts on “Branded by the Pink Triangle

  1. Sharon says:

    Setterington s book provides a historic view of the shift in attitudes toward homosexuality in Germany prior to, during, and after Hitler s rise to power In spite of laws against homosexuality, Berlin, Germany at the beginning of the 20th century was home to a thriving and relatively open gay community Setterington documents this relaxed social climate via photographs, posters, and publications, then proceeds to chronicle the shift in attitudes through the ensuing decade as the Nazi party rose Setterington s book provides a historic view of the shift in attitudes toward homosexuality in Germany prior to, during, and after Hitler s rise to power In spite of laws against homosexuality, Berlin, Germany at the beginning of the 20th century was home to a thriving and relatively open gay community Setterington documents this relaxed social climate via photographs, posters, and publications, then proceeds to chronicle the shift in attitudes through the ensuing decade as the Nazi party rose into power The book sheds light on the history of the pink triangle, a symbol sewn onto the prison uniforms of homosexuals interred in Nazi prison camps, and how it has changed from a brand of shame and persecution to a universally accepted symbol of gay rights.Setterington, a librarian, ties together historic research, photographs, individual stories, and first person accounts to shed l...

  2. Callum McLaughlin says:

    We all rightfully know about the persecution of Jews under Nazi rule, but the sorry secret of Germany s past that has been swept under the carpet for years is the horror that was also inflicted upon gay men This book asks us to remember how they suffered.This is probably one of the best non fiction books I ve read, in that it s made accessible and very readable, so that it completely avoids the trap of feeling dull or dry, and yet without ever dumbing down its content Setterington also cleve We all rightfully know about the persecution of Jews under Nazi rule, but the sorry secret of Germany s past that has been swept under the carpet for years is the horror that was also inflicted upon gay men This book asks us to remember how they suffered.This is probably one of the best non fiction books I ve read, in that it s made accessible and very readable, so that it completely avoids the trap of feeling dull or dry, and yet without ever dumbing down its content Setterington also cleverly chooses to make the events relatable on a farhuman level by focussing largely on specific men s experiences rather than merely the cold, hard facts It s not a book...

  3. Joan says:

    This won the Stonewall Honor Award for 2014 This is a very important book Gays were the forgotten victims, evenso than the Romany victims I m using the word Gay for a reason The Nazis were focused on Gays because it meant they were not contributing to the next generation of Aryans for the Fatherland This is the first work I have been aware of on this subject for Teens Other books made allusions to this group of victims but this is the first I m aware of where Homosexual persecution i This won the Stonewall Honor Award for 2014 This is a very important book Gays were the forgotten victims, evenso than the Romany victims I m using the word Gay for a reason The Nazis were focused on Gays because it meant they were not contributing to the next generation of Aryans for the Fatherland This is the f...

  4. Edward Sullivan says:

    A thoughtfully written, well researched account of how homosexuals primarily men were persecuted in Nazi Germany and the countries it occupied, and how they later were included in the Final Solution among the inferiors to be exterminated Setterington effectively blends history with pe...

  5. Christine says:

    Older teens interesting non fiction on a little explored topic.

  6. Dawn Currie-Adams says:

    This slim book is marketed as a teen book, and I initially bought it for my son to read I m glad I did because it details a part of Nazi Germany and the Holocaust that s been largely forgotten Well, maybe not entirely forgotten People these days seem to know that gay men and it was largely gay or bi men, not women were arrested, convicted, and sent to concentration camps, but that s about all they know This little books neatly and clearly details the history and eventually, the horrors tho This slim book is marketed as a teen book, and I initially bought it for my son to read I m glad I did because it details a part of Nazi Germany and the Holocaust that s been largely forgotten Well, maybe not entirely ...

  7. Gayle Francis Moffet says:

    As a primer of how queer people were treated by the Nazi regime, this book gets the job done well Setterington covers abuses against persons and against culture He tells the stories of multiple men and the ways they suffered under paragraph 175 lesbians were much less persecuted due to Nazis like a lot of regimes thinking men being queer was much worse than women being queer It s not a long form history book, nor should it be It s a place to start in remembering and explaining a piece o As a primer of how queer people were treated by the Nazi regime, this book gets the job done well Setterington covers abuses against persons and against culture He tells the stories of multiple men and the ways they suffere...

  8. Jackie Busch says:

    Branded by The Pink Triangle by Ken Setterington is 120 pages long The book goes under the historical fiction genre This book is a quick and easy read It s also factual which makes it interesting.From the title you wouldn t really be able to know that this book is about That s why I included the cover As soon as I saw the cover I could tell this story is about the Holocaust and Nazi Germany I had pervious knowledge that the pink triangle stood for homosexuals I was immediately drawn to Branded by The Pink Triangle by Ken Setterington is 120 pages long The book goes under the historical fiction genre This book is a quick and easy read It s also factual which makes it interesting.From the title you wouldn t really be able to know that this book is about That s why I included the cover As soon as I saw the cover I could tell this story is about the Holocaust and Nazi Germany I had pervious knowledge that the pink triangle stood for homosexuals I was immediately drawn to this book because I find all this stuff very interesting I chose this book because as much as I know about the Holocaust I ve always been curious about other groups involved When I saw that there was a book about homosexuals in the Holocaust I decided to pick it up It s a topic prior to this I didn t know...

  9. Sarika Patkotwar says:

    This review was initially published at The Readdicts Book Blog Forreviews, go here.Actual rating 3.5When I first came across Branded by the Pink Triangle, I was very curious to know about the condition and situation of homosexuals during World War II because I never even gave it a thought I always love reading about World War II because books based during that time are full of raw emotion and they shatter me I also love reading LGBT books foror less the same reason So when I This review was initially published at The Readdicts Book Blog Forreviews, go here.Actual rating 3.5When I first came across Branded by the Pink Triangle, I was very curious to know about the condition and situation of homosexuals during World War II because I never even gave it a thought I always love reading about World War II because books based during that time are full of raw emotion and they shatter me...

  10. Karyl says:

    One might think that gays have had to hide their sexuality throughout history, but that isn t quite true Before the Nazis came to power, gay men and women in Germany were able to live their lives in relative peace, and even had their own clubs and caberets, especially in Berlin Laws did exist that made homosexuality illegal, but gay people were rarely arrested or persecuted under those laws.Everything changed once the Nazis took over Gay men were a threat to the Aryan ideal of racial purity One might think that gays have had to hide their sexuality throughout history, but that isn t quite true Before the Nazis came to power, gay men and women in Germany were able to live their lives in relative peace, and even had their own clubs and caberets, especially in Berlin Laws did exist that made homosexuality illegal, but gay people were rarely arrested or persecuted under those laws.Everything changed once the Nazis took over Gay men were a threat to the Aryan ideal of racial purity their homosexuality made them degenerates, and they weren t contributing increas...

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