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Germany May Have Castrated Gay Men Decades After the Nazi Regime

Gruesome new research from historian Jens Kolata has uncovered cases of the “voluntary emasculation” (i.e., castration) of gay men in West Germany until the end of the 1960s. These castrations were conducted in a prison hospital in Baden-Württemberg, a German state about 140 miles south of Frankfurt. Between 1945 and 1969, at least […]