Gay Liberation

This badge was designed and distributed in 1973. It was worn by members of the Gay Activists Alliance in Adelaide, and Australia.

The pink triangle was the symbol used to identify homosexuals in concentration camps in Nazi Germany during the Second World War. The pink triangle was, and is, considered symbol of gay liberation by many Western democracies. The use of this symbol and the colours pink and black was a strong statement that characterised the first Gay Pride March in Adelaide, 1973.

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