The Homomonument is a memorial to homosexuals persecuted and murdered in World War II, consisting of three 10m x 10m x 10m equilateral triangles of pink granite, representing the pink badges that gay men were forced to wear by the Nazis

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The Homomonument is a memorial to homosexuals persecuted and murdered in World War II, consisting of three 10m x 10m x 10m equilateral triangles of pink granite, representing the pink badges that gay men were forced to wear by the Nazis.

The Homomonument is a memorial to homosexuals persecuted and murdered in World War II, consisting of three 10m x 10m x 10m equilateral triangles of pink granite, representing the pink badges that gay men were forced to wear by the Nazis. The triangles are connected by an inlaid band of bricks. The triangles are aligned such that one vertex points towards the National War Memorial on Dam Square, another towards the house of Anne Frank and the third towards the headquarters of COC Nederland, the Dutch gay rights group founded in 1946.


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About Homomonument

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 +31 20 551 251

 www.homomonument.com

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