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inverted black triangle

Black triangle may refer to one of the following: Inverted black triangle From http://www. ...

  • A type of UFO-like sighting: see Black triangles.
  • An equilateral black triangle inverted (= with a point pointing downwards) can mean either of these:-
    • In the UK, a medicine which is under intense scrutiny.
    • A lesbian or feminist symbol of pride and solidarity. It originates from Nazi Germany, where it was one of a number of inverted triangle insignia used in concentration camps to designate different prisoner categories (see Nazi concentration camp badges). The black triangle denoted, as well as vagrants and Roma, women considered "anti-social" (i.e. a threat to Nazi family values) such as lesbians and prostitutes. As a symbol of lesbian pride it is considered the female counterpart to the pink triangle, which was a symbol for gay men. Today an inverted triangle is often used as a lesbian or feminist symbol because the inversion represents fighting back against discrimination, as opposed to passive acceptance of "separate but equal" treatment.

Black Triangles are a kind of Unidentified Flying Object (UFO) that have been observed in the skies as early as the 1970s and possibly earlier, to present day. ... A medication is a licenced drug taken to cure or reduce symptoms of an illness or medical condition. ... Lesbian describes a homosexual woman. ... Feminism is a social theory and political movement primarily informed and motivated by the experience of women. ... Nazi Germany, or the Third Reich, commonly refers to Germany in the years 1933–1945, when it was under the firm control of the totalitarian and fascist ideology of the Nazi Party, with the Führer Adolf Hitler as dictator. ... A concentration camp is a large detention center created for political opponents, aliens, specific ethnic or religious groups, civilians of a critical war-zone, or other groups of people, often during a war. ... Nazi concentration camp badges, made primarily of inverted triangles, were used in the concentration camps in the Nazi-occupied countries to identify the reason the prisoners had been placed there. ... Roma woman, Andrychów (Poland) Roma village, Slovakia The Roma people (pronounced rahma; singular Rom; sometimes Rroma, Rrom), along with the closely related Sinti people, are commonly known as Gypsies in English. ... Family values is a political buzzword first used in 1966 to describe a set of moral guidelines for defining the proper structure and role of a family and its members. ... Prostitution is the sale of sexual services (typically manual stimulation, oral sex, sexual intercourse, or anal sex) for cash or other kind of return, generally indiscriminately with many persons. ... Gay Pride in San Francisco The gay pride or simply pride campaign of the gay rights movement has three main premises: that people should be proud of what they are, that sexual diversity is a gift, and that sexual orientation and gender identity are inherent and cannot be intentionally altered. ... Pink triangle The pink triangle (German: Rosa Winkel) was one of the Nazi concentration camp badges, used by the Nazis to identify male prisoners in concentration camps who were sent there because of their homosexuality. ... Look up gay in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Separate but equal was a policy enacted into law throughout the U.S. Southern states during the period of segregation, in which African Americans and Americans of European descent would receive the same services (schools, hospitals, water fountains, bathrooms, etc. ...

See also

Prior to the Third Reich, Berlin was considered a liberal city, with many gay bars, nightclubs and cabarets. ... A rainbow flag is a multi-colored flag consisting of stripes in the colors of the rainbow. ...

External links

  • A short explanation of the origin of pink and other queer triangles

  Results from FactBites:
Black triangles - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (2229 words)
Black triangles are fl and are a kind of Unidentified Flying Object (UFO) that have been reportedly observed in the skies since the 1940s (and possibly earlier), to the present day.
Most fl triangle reports indicate that the craft are at least 200 ft (60 m) long and often likened to the dimensions of a typical football field in width.
The TR-3B is supposed to be a 600 foot wide (180 m), triangular aerospace vehicle that utilizes a nuclear reactor to generate an intense magnetic field that negates Earth's gravitational forces on the mass of the vehicle by 89%, rendering it extremely lightweight.
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