Like Batman’s bat signal but for Gay Pride weekend, the pink triangle will go up on the Twin Peaks hillside this Saturday, announcing to the city that this weekend is all about the LGBTQ community.
The onetime shaming symbol of Nazi persecution (an estimated 15,000 gay and lesbians were killed in Nazi Germany's extermination camps) is now a symbol of pride in the queer community. And at nearly one-acre, it looks pretty cool from a distance on a clear day.
This time-lapse video, shot by KTVU, shows volunteers scrambling up and down the hill as they stake the massive pink triangle to the hill.
Should you want to help set up the triangle this Saturday morning, RSVP on the official Facebook invite. Be sure to bring a hammer, gloves, and sunscreen. To sweeten the deal, you’ll be rewarded with donuts, coffee, and an official pink triangle t-shirt.
- Twin Peaks Pink Triangle Celebrates 21 Years Sounding the Pride Alarm [Curbed SF]
- Gay Pride 2016 [Curbed SF]
- Pink triangle installation time-lapse [Patrick Carney/YouTube]