Medicine, Male Bonding and Homosezxuality in Nazi Germany

  title={Medicine, Male Bonding and Homosezxuality in Nazi Germany},
  author={H. Oosterhuis},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary History},
  pages={187 - 205}
  • H. Oosterhuis
  • Published 1997
  • History
  • Journal of Contemporary History
  • Homosexuals were among those persecuted in nazi Germany. Various researchers have explained this in terms of National Socialist racist ideology and eugenics, because the, nazis justified their regulations on the basis of population policies. They were apprehensive at the appearance and spread of homosexuality because it would result in larger numbers of Germans no longer procreating. This persecution was inevitable and massive, so the argument runs, because in the Third Reich, sexuality above… CONTINUE READING
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