Opinion Why We've Suppressed the Queer History of the Holocaust

Even in the concentration camps, the prisoners of the Nazis employed homophobia to distance themselves from those considered 'other'. That 'disgust' still informs the erasure of Jewish gay and lesbian victims from the Holocaust narrative

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On September 10, 1944, Gonda Redlich, the Jewish head of the Youth Care department in the Theresienstadt ghetto, wrote in his diary: "Two youth care workers worked together. One of them loves her [female]...