Heterogeneous Persecution: Lesbianism and the Nazi State

  title={Heterogeneous Persecution: Lesbianism and the Nazi State},
  author={Samuel Clowes Huneke},
  journal={Central European History},
  pages={297 - 325}
Abstract In recent years scholars have shown increasing interest in lesbianism under National Socialism. But because female homosexuality was never criminalized in Nazi Germany, excluding Austria, historians have few archival sources through which to recount this past. That lack of evidence has led to strikingly different interpretations in the scholarly literature, with some historians claiming lesbians were a persecuted group and others insisting they were not. This article presents three… 


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