Berlin Memorial to Homosexuals Persecuted Under Nazism

Berlin Memorial to Persecuted Homosexuals Selects New Film

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A new film has been selected to be displayed inside Berlin’s Memorial to Homosexuals Persecuted Under Nazism to replace the current kissing loop beginning on the memorials 10th anniversary in June. Located just across from the more widely recognized Holocaust Memorial in the heart of Berlin, the memorial for persecuted gays is …

German Gay Marriage law one step closer

German Gay Marriage Law Goes into Effect Fall 2017

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After German parliament members voted in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage in a rush vote on Friday, June 30, President Frank-Walter Steinmeier put the final signature on the bill Thursday, making gay marriage one step closer to becoming official in the country. Steinmeier’s final signature doesn’t signal an immediate change though. Unlike when the …

Intersex children face damaging surgery without consent

Intersex Babies and How German Doctors Still Act Too Quick

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Amnesty International came out with a telling report earlier this month that looked at the mishandling of intersex babies and their gender surgery, often ignoring scientific research that could prevent irreversible damage both physically and mentally. This has undoubtedly been a topic of heated discussion, but with United Nations experts condemning …