two dads tell their adopted son that he is adopted
he looks at them and bursts into tears
"i thought you were my fathers … but you were just faux pas"
i am happy this post is getting notes because we need more queer representation in awful jokes
fight for social justice today; add lgbtqia people to shitty horrible groan-inducing life-ruining puns
One part of Holocaust education that I am unable to cover, due to time restrictions, is visiting a concentration or extermination camp in continental Europe. I have visited Auschwitz, a long time ago, but for this article, I felt it more useful to speak to people who had visited more recently. Included in this article are the points of view of three people; a student who visited as part of her History GCSE, a teacher who visited with the ‘Lessons From Auschwitz’ programme, and an ex-primary school teacher who visited out of interest, after travelling to multiple places around the world, including the Cambodian killing fields.
Auschwitz is obviously a million miles away from your average history classroom in the UK. Just outside the small village of Oswiecim, an hour to the west of Krakow, the museum and memorial recorded 1.33 million visitors last year (2013). 83% of these visitors took guided tours from licensed educators – Auschwitz is oriented around education and memory. So what role do my volunteers think that their camp visit played in their understanding?