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January 27 – Holocaust Remembrance Day: Nazi Germany, The Pink Triangle and Paragraph 175

January 27 – Holocaust Remembrance Day: The Pink Triangle and Paragraph 175.
Survival in camps took on many forms. Some homosexual inmates secured administrative and clerical jobs. For other prisoners, sexuality became a means of survival. In exchange for sexual favors, some Kapos protected a chosen prisoner, usually of young age

Gay History Month – October 16: Happy Birthday Oscar Wilde and Nazi Germany’s Paragraph 175

October 16, 1856:  Oscar Wilde is born in Dublin, Ireland.

After writing in different forms throughout the 1880’s, Oscar Wilde became one of London’s most popular playwrights in the early 1890’s. Today he is mostly remembered for his keen wit, his only novel The Picture of Dorian Gray and the circumstances of his imprisonment and early death.