Entry #250: Homosexual activity in Germany

Original entry by bradcoffey106 bradcoffey106 ()

RegionGermany
IssueHomosexual activity
StatusIllegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Start Date1935
End Date1950
DescriptionParagraph 175 was amended during Nazi rule to create harsher penalties for homosexual behavior. Imprisonment was to range from three (3) months to ten (10) years in prison. Many homosexual men died in the Nazi concentration camps they were sent to.
Sourceshttp://www.ushmm.org/research/library/bibliography/en/gays/paragraph175.php


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NoteParagraph 175 was amended during Nazi rule to create harsher penalties for homosexual behavior. Imprisonment was to range from three (3) months to ten (10) years in prison. Many homosexual men died in the Nazi concentration camps they were sent to.Paragraph 175 was amended during Nazi rule to create harsher penalties for homosexual behavior. Imprisonment was to range from three (3) months to ten (10) years in prison. Many homosexual men died in the Nazi concentration camps they were sent to. Abolis