Explore the works below to learn more about the history of German LGBTQ communities during and after the Holocaust. The following list contains key works in English. For a full list, including works in German, contact Dr. Newsome. 

Imperial & Weimar Germany 1871-1933

Nazi Germany, 1933-1945

Autobiographical Accounts

English Language Books & Articles


  • Paragraph 175.  Produced and directed by Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman. Telling Pictures.  2000. DVD
  • We Were Marked with a Big A. Directed by Elke Jeanrond and Joeseph Weishaupt. Produced by: Mediengruppe Schwabing, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and Norddeutscher Rundfunk. 1994. DVD

Curators Corner:  The extraordinary stories behind the objects in the US Holocaust Memorial Museum’s collections.

Online Resources

JSTOR is a digital library of academic journals, books, and primary sources. Its content is normally behind a paywall, but they’re now offering an opportunity for free access through the end of 2020! This is a great chance to access many of the articles cited below. 

Germany After the Holocaust