Dec 8

LGBTQ* Memorials, Plaques and History

Gay Holocaust Memorial in Berlin, Germany

Above is the short film footage played on a loop inside the Gay Holocaust Memorial in Berlin.

Opened in 2008 - the memorial recognizes the 55,000 men held in concentration camps for “crimes against the state” and “crimes against nature” (as stated in Germany’s Paragraph 175). It is approximated that 15,000 of these men were executed in the concentration camps.