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History
The Unreal Story of Claude Cahun, the Lesbian Photographer Who Fought Off the Nazis

The story of Claude Cahun and Marcel Moore sounds nearly improbable: two Jewish stepsisters-slash-lovers who lived as old ladies and wrote anti-Nazi propaganda!

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Culture
The Nazi Regime Set the Trans Rights Movement Back Decades. Here’s How.

One victim of the Nazi regime that you probably didn’t hear about in history class was the transgender healthcare movement

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History
Homosexuals are Not Cowards: How Openly Gay Artist Willem Arondeus Fought the Nazis

He was a courageous, openly gay Dutch painter who fiercely resisted the Nazis in Holland before he was executed

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History
The Nazi Attack on Queer People Began 87 Years Ago Today

87 years ago today, the Nazis burned down the Institute of Sex Research — in minutes, the world’s knowledge of sexuality was set back decades

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