Henry Gerber
Henry Gerber (June 29, 1892 – December 31, 1972) was an early homosexual rights activist in the United States. Inspired by the work of Germany's Magnus Hirschfeld and his Scientific-Humanitarian ...
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Karl-Günther Heimsoth
Karl-Günther Heimsoth, also known as Karl-Guenter Heimsoth (4 December 1899, Charlottenburg – July 1934, Berlin) was a German physician, polygraph, and politician. Heimsoth was a member of the Nazi P...
Lutz Heilmann
Lutz Heilmann (born September 7, 1966 in Zittau, GDR) is a German politician of the left-wing party Die Linke. He was elected to the Bundestag in the 2005 federal election as a member of the party lis...
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Hermann von Teschenberg
Hermann Freiherr von Teschenberg (6 July 1866 – 6 November 1911) was an Austrian barrister, translator, and an LGBT rights activist.
Born in Austria, von Teschenberg was the son of a diplomat, Ern...
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Johannes Holzmann
Johannes Holzmann (October 30, 1882 – April 28, 1914) was a German anarchist writer and activist who generally went by the pseudonym Senna Hoy.
Holzmann, born on October 30, 1882 in Tuchel, Prussi...
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Ernst Burchard
Ernst Burchard (September 9, 1876 – February 5, 1920) was a German physician, sexologist, and gay rights advocate and author.Burchard was born in Heilsberg (modern Lidzbark Warmiński, Warmian-Masurian...
Sex brennt (exhibition)
Sex brennt (German: Sex burns) was an exhibition on Magnus Hirschfeld’s Institute for Sexual Research and the Burning of the Books held from May 6, 2008 to September 14, 2008 at the Medical History Mu...
Rosenstolz
Rosenstolz ([ˈʁoːzənʃtɔlts]) was a German pop duo from Berlin that was active between 1991 and 2012 and had chart hits in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The duo consisted of singer AnNa R. and...
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Scientific-Humanitarian Committee
The Scientific-Humanitarian Committee (Wissenschaftlich-humanitäres Komitee, WhK) was founded in Berlin on the 14th or 15 May 1897, to campaign for social recognition of gay, bisexual and transgender ...
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Conrad Veidt
Hans Walter Conrad Veidt (22 January 1893 – 3 April 1943) was a German-born British actor best remembered for his roles in films such as The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920), The Man Who Laughs (1928), ...
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Manfred Bruns
Manfred Bruns (born 1934, Linz am Rhein) is former attorney general at the Federal Court of Justice of Germany, and is a famous German gay civil rights activist. He is a member of the Board of Directo...
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Herbert Rusche
Herbert Ludwig Rusche (born May 6, 1952 in Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, Rhineland-Palatinate) is a German politician and LGBT activist.Rusche was born in Bad Neuenahr. In his childhood, he lived in three...
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Alfred Schuler
Alfred Schuler (* 22 November 1865 in Mainz; † 8 April 1923 in Munich) was a religious founder, a gnostic, a mystic and a visionary. Franz Wegener has called Schuler the last of the German Cathars. S...
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Günter Baum
Günter Baum (born 1960) is an openly gay man, who founded two Christian ministries in Germany.The first organization which Baum founded was Wüstenstrom, which is part of the ex-gay movement. The orga...
Society for Human Rights
The Society for Human Rights was an American homosexual rights organization established in Chicago in 1924. Society founder Henry Gerber was inspired to create it by German Doctor Magnus Hirschfeld an...
Gerhard Schick
Gerhard Schick (born 18 April 1972) is a German politician, specifically a Green Party representative in the Bundestag.
After completing his secondary school education in 1991 at the Gymnasium Hec...
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Friedrich Radszuweit
Friedrich Radszuweit (born 15 April 1876- 15 March 1932) was a German manager, publisher, and author.
Radszuweit was born in Königsberg. He moved to Berlin in 1901 and opened a shop for women's cl...
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Bruno Vogel
Bruno Vogel (1898–1987) was a German pacifist and writer.
Bruno Vogel was born on September 29, 1898 in Leipzig. He spent his childhood in Bohemia. In 1916, he fought in the First World War, firs...
Kurt Hiller
Kurt Hiller also known as Keith Lurr and Klirr (Thule) (17 August 1885, Berlin – 1 October 1972, Hamburg) was a German essayist of high stylistic originality and a political (namely pacifist) jo...
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Claudia Schoppmann
Claudia Schoppmann (b. 1958, 17 February, in Stuttgart) is a German historian and author.Schoppmann studied history, communication studies and the German language, first at University of Münster and l...
Benedict Friedlaender
Benedict Friedlaender (8 July 1866 – 21 June 1908; first name occasionally spelled Benedikt) was a German Jewish sexologist, sociologist, economist, volcanologist, and physicist.Friedlaender was...
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Max Spohr
Johannes Hermann August Wilhelm Max Spohr (November 17, 1850, Braunschweig – November 15, 1905, Leipzig) was a German bookseller and publisher. He was one of the first publishers worldwide who p...
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John Henry Mackay
John Henry Mackay (6 February 1864 – 16 May 1933) was an individualist anarchist, thinker and writer. Born in Scotland and raised in Germany, Mackay was the author of Die Anarchisten (The Anarch...
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Rüdiger Lautmann
Rüdiger Lautmann (born December 22, 1935) is a German professor of sociology and one of the most prominent LGBT scholars in Germany.
Born in Koblenz, Lautmann lived during his childhood in Düsseld...
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Magnus Hirschfeld Medal
The Magnus Hirschfeld Medal is awarded by the German Society for Social-Scientific Sexuality Research (DGSS) for outstanding service to sexual science, granted in the categories "Sexual Research" and ...
Thomas Grossmann
Thomas Grossmann (born June 1, 1951 in Hamburg, Germany) is a psychologist, psychotherapist and author.
Grossmann studied psychology and economics in Hamburg and now writes about LGBT topics. Gro...
Hirschfeld Eddy Foundation
The Hirschfeld-Eddy Foundation (Hirschfeld-Eddy-Stiftung) was founded in Berlin in June 2007. It is a foundation focused on human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people.
Th...