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There are police photos from 1933-1945 of some of the 100,000 German men, mostly Aryans, who were arrested for violating Paragraph 175.Early on, punishment was less stringent, but after 1935 more than half of those arrested were convicted.They estimated that there were two million gay men, a number that affected population policy.Lesbians were not officially persecuted although Nazi ideology saw women as wives and mothers.The Nazis did not, Phillips says, look at gay men as amoral.
In early May of 1933, the Nazis attacked Magnus Hirshfeld’s Institut fur Sexualwissenschaft (Institute for Sexual Research) in Berlin, burning many of its books and archives. “Clearly,” Phillips says, “some surveillance was going on.” Another photo reproduction illuminates the fact that gays often got involved in protective marriages to avoid persecution.
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It’s an exhibit that has been traveling since the fall of 2002—this is a show that has been on the road for more than a dozen years.
An exhibit must , but there was virtually nothing in the museum’s collection, with the exception of a few pink triangles that were not connected to anyone, that he could use.
Another constraint was that the exhibit had to be a panel show of less than 100 linear feet. There were iconic Holocaust objects: the rail car used to transport Jews that museum-goers walked through, the star with the word “Jude” written on it, and, of course, the shoes—each individual shoe representing a victim.