Branded by the Pink Triangle

Tuesday, November 5, 2013
7:30 pm
William Doo Auditorium, 45 Willcocks St. (corner of Willcocks and Spadina)
Auditorium is fully accessible and ASL interpreters will be present during the program.

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Award-winning author and storyteller, Ken Setterington, will present a program based on his recently published book, Branded by the Pink Triangle, which explores the rarely told story of the Nazi persecution of homosexuals. The evening will bring to light the experience of gay men in 1930s Germany and throughout the dark years of the Holocaust. Photographs from the period interspersed with a survivor’s video testimony and stories of the lives of some of the survivors will serve as a reminder that these men’s stories must never be forgotten.  

Ken Setterington is a storyteller, writer and librarian. He is also a regular book reviewer for CBC Radio. He has received numerous awards for his work including the Toronto Arts Award for Writing and Publishing, U of T’s Alumni Jubilee Award and Librarian of the Year from the Ontario Library Association. His publications include A Guide to Canadian Children’s Books (with Deirdre Baker), Mom and Mum are Getting Married, and Clever Katarina. Branded by the Pink Triangle is his first book for teens.

Co-presented by Facing History and Ourselves, Kulanu Toronto, and Equity Studies.

Generously co-sponsored by RBC Foundation.

Date: November 5th, 2013
Start Time: 7:30pm
Location: William Doo Auditorium, 45 Willcocks St. (corner of Willcocks and Spadina)