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Black triangle

An inverted black triangle is a lesbian or feminist symbol of pride and solidarity. It originates from Nazi Germany, where it was used in concentration camps to designate women considered 'anti-social' (ie. 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.

See also homosexuals in Nazi Germany, rainbow flag.

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