At the forefront of the first LGBT rights liberation movement before the Nazis and World War 2 came was the Scientific-Humanitarian Committee of Germany.
This is the story of Felice Schragenheim, a Jew hiding secretly in Berlin during the Second World War, who fell in love with Lilly Wust, a German girl.
Berlin Pride had reason to celebrate their Christopher Street Day parade this year with the approval of same-sex marriage in Germany.
Reports of gays in Chechnya being rounded up in concentration camps brought to mind similar gay concentration camps set up by the Nazis.
For Christopher Street Day, CSD celebrations will be held over the next months in 5 major German cities: Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Cologne, and Frankfurt.