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Nazism and homosexuality
Under these nightmare conditions, far more LGBTQ people in Europe painstakingly hid their genuine sexuality to avoid suspicion, marrying members of the opposite sex, for example. It was not until the s and s that there was some mainstream exploration of the theme, with Holocaust survivors writing their memoirs, plays such as Bentand more historical research and documentaries being published about the Nazis' homophobia and their destruction of the German gay-rights movement. Arising from the dominant discourse of the Jewish suffering during the years of Nazi domination, and building on the divergence of differential victimhoods brought to light by studies of the Roma and the mentally ill, who suffered massively under the eugenics programs of the Third Reichthe idea of a Gay Holocaust was first explored in the early s. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Homosexual concentration camp prisoners were not acknowledged as victims of Nazi persecution. Jewish Mormon 19th century 20th century 21th century. This page was last edited on 31 Januaryat
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Reichsgericht Imperial Court of Justice ruled that a criminal homosexual act had to involve either anal, oral, or intercrural sex between two men. For concerns on copyright infringement please see: Gay SymbolsStonewall Society. An account of a gay Holocaust survivor, Pierre Seeldetails life for gay men during Nazi control. She asserts "anti-victimists transformed discussions of social obligation, compensations and remedial or restorative procedures into criticisms of the alleged propensity of self-anointed victims to engage in objectionable conduct.