PHOTOS: Israel's First Gay Holocaust Memorial

As many as 15,000 LGBT people were killed in Nazi concentration camps. Tel Aviv is the first Israeli city to unveil a memorial.

BY Christopher Harrity

January 10 2014 1:32 PM ET

Tel Aviv mayor Ron Huldai (left) and German ambassador to Israel Andreas Michaelis (center) inaugurate a memorial to thousands of gay Holocaust victims killed by the Nazi during the Second War at the Gan Meir (Meir Park) on January 10 in the Mediterranean coastal city of Tel Aviv. Tel Aviv joins Berlin, Amsterdam, Sydney and San Francisco as cities with similar memorial sites.

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