Auschwitz prisoner No. 22375, a homosexual, photographed in 1942. Galerie Bilderwelt / Getty Images

The Nazis Tolerated Gays. Then Everything Changed

With an openly gay man at the helm of the SA, homosexuals saw a period of relative tolerance before being persecuted in the Third Reich. Sex workers experienced the opposite process. Here's how the two are linked

“One can organize the question of female prostitution, which by comparison with this question [of male homosexuality] in principle is completely harmless, in a way that is acceptable for a civilized people. In...

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