TRB Podcast: Ken Setterington’s Branded by the Pink Triangle


On September 25th, the Lillian H. Smith Library invited Ken Setterington to talk about his latest book, Branded by the Pink Triangle, and why he specifically wrote it for young adult readers.

In World War II, a pink triangle was sewn onto uniforms to mark homosexuals who were imprisoned in concentration camps alongside Jews and other groups the Nazis persecuted for threatening German “purity.” Setterington’s new book combines in-depth historical research with personal narratives to uncover a history that is otherwise often ignored.

Listen and enjoy!