Other victims of the Holocaust AND the Allies



After the war, homosexual concentration camp prisoners were not acknowledged as victims of Nazi persecution, and reparations were refused. Under the Allied Military Government of Germany, some homosexuals were forced to serve out their terms of imprisonment, regardless of the time spent in concentration camps. The 1935 version of Paragraph 175 remained in effect in the Federal Republic (West Germany) until 1969, so that well after liberation, homosexuals continued to fear arrest and incarceration.

Remember that, heathens, the next time you feel the urge to scream about terrible Ergi people.  We rightfully loathe how the Nazis darkened what we love.  Maybe we should give it a bit more thought.


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