Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Rainer Werner Fassbinder ([ˈʀaɪ̯nɐ ˈvɛʁnɐ ˈfasˌbɪndɐ]; 31 May 1945 – 10 June 1982) was a German film director, screenwriter, and actor. He is one of the most important figures in the New German Cinema...
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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...
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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Charlotte von Mahlsdorf
Charlotte von Mahlsdorf (18 March 1928 – 30 April 2002) was the founder of the Gründerzeit Museum (a museum of everyday items) in Berlin-Mahlsdorf.
Von Mahlsdorf was born Lothar Berfelde, to paren...
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Johann Joachim Winckelmann
Johann Joachim Winckelmann (9 December 1717 – 8 June 1768) was a German art historian and archaeologist. He was a pioneering Hellenist who first articulated the difference between Greek, Greco-Roman a...
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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...
Selli Engler
Selma "Selli" Engler (28 September 1899 – 1982) was a German writer and a leading activist of the lesbian movement in Berlin from about 1924 to 1931.
Engler grew up with eleven siblings in poor ec...
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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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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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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...
Martin Dannecker
Martin Dannecker (born 1942 in Oberndorf am Neckar) is a German sexologist and author.Dannecker was born in Oberndorf am Neckar. After his schooling, he initially entered industrial retailing and late...
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Axel Schock
Axel Schock (born September 11, 1965 in Neckarbischofsheim, Baden-Württemberg) is a German journalist and author.Schock grew up in Sinsheim. He studied literature and theater at the Free University of...
Traude Bührmann
Traude Bührmann (born 26 November 1942 in Essen) is a German writer, journalist, photographer and translator.After high-school, Bührmann made a commercial apprenticeship and a two-year stay in London ...
Manuela Kay
Manuela Kay (born 1964 in Berlin) is a German lesbian journalist, writer, film-maker, and magazine editor.
After finishing her studies, Kay worked as a journalist on various radio programmes. She ...
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Hanns Heinz Ewers
Hanns Heinz Ewers (3 November 1871 in Düsseldorf – 12 June 1943 in Berlin) was a German actor, poet, philosopher, and writer of short stories and novels. While he wrote on a wide range of subjects, he...
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Katia Mann
Katia Mann (born Katharina Hedwig Pringsheim; July 24, 1883 – April 25, 1980) was the youngest child and only daughter (among four sons) of the German Jewish mathematician and artist Alfred Prin...
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Monika Treut
Monika Treut (born April 6, 1954 in Mönchengladbach) is a German filmmaker.
Monika Treut was born on April 6, 1954 in Mönchengladbach, North Rhine-Westphalia, in what was then West Germany. She at...
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Marco Kreuzpaintner
Marco Kreuzpaintner (born March 11, 1977) is a German film director and screenwriter.
Kreuzpaintner was born March 11, 1977 in Rosenheim in Bavaria, Germany. He studied History of Art in Salzburg....
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Adolf Brand
Adolf Brand (14 November 1874 – 2 February 1945) was a German writer, individualist anarchist, and pioneering campaigner for the acceptance of male bisexuality and homosexuality.
Adolf Brand was b...
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Eric Stenbock
Count Eric Stanislaus (or Stanislaus Eric) Stenbock (12 March [O.S. 29 February] 1860 – 26 April [O.S. 14 April] 1895) was a Baltic Swedish poet and writer of macab...
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Richard Plant (writer)
Richard Plant (July 22, 1910 – March 3, 1998) was a German-American writer. He is said to have written, in addition to the works published under his own name, several detective novels or Kriminalroman...
Werner Veigel
Werner Veigel (9 November 1928 – 2 May 1995) was a Dutch-born German journalist and news presenter.Veigel was born in Den Haag, the son of a German salesman. After his education he successfully ...
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...
Mirjam Müntefering
Mirjam Müntefering (born January 29, 1969 in Arnsberg, North Rhine-Westphalia) is a German author and a lesbian.She writes about LGBT themes, but also wrote a book on dog training. In 2000, she found...
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