Transgender People, the Nazi State, and the Holocaust

The Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust

Date: Jun 01st

In the 1920s, Berlin was home to a thriving transgender community, with trans-focused magazines, famous drag clubs, and Magnus Hirschfeld’s Institute for Sexual Science, where some trans people went for gender-affirming care. Hitler’s rise to power in 1933 changed everything. In this talk, Laurie Marhoefer (he/they) explores what happened trans people under the Nazi state, beginning with pre-war Berlin and then under the repressive Nazi regime. Marhoefer will look specifically at violence against trans women that was recorded in police files from the era.

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When: June 01st

Time: 06:00 pm

End Time: 07:00 pm

Price Range: Free