Persecution of Homosexuals under National Socialism

The persecution of Jews under National Socialism is widely known. But one seldom learns about the persecution of other groups: politicals, criminals, anti-socials, Jehovah’s Witnesses, emigrants, Romanies, and homosexuals. On International Holocaust Remembrance Day LGL initiated a workshop about the Persecution of Homosexuals under National Socialism to talk about paragraph 175, lesbians, and the “special

UK: New Holocaust memorial should honour gay victims, Commission says

David Cameron’s Holocaust Commission has recommended that a new National Memorial should recognise all victims of Nazi persecution, including gays. The Prime Minister established the cross-party Commission one year ago today, to explore issues including a permanent memorial to victims of Nazi persecution. The Commission’s report – released to coincide with Holocaust Memorial Day – recommends the

Remembering Nazism’s Pink Hell

On January 27th, 1945, Auschwitz was liberated. In the decades since, groups of survivors have gathered to honor that day. On Tuesday 27th January 2015, holocaust survivors will return to Auschwitz for the 70th anniversary of liberation. In light of this important upcoming event, National LGBT* Rights Organization LGL takes the opportunity to commemorate the