Police photos of Fritz Kitzing after his arrest in March 1936
Source: Polizeiliche Ermittlungsakte, Landesarchiv Berlin
This is how I am! I am this way!
16 case files of persecuted LGBT during the Nazi era
Opening: 22 August, 5 pm
Exhibition: 23 August – 6 September
“This is how I am! I am this way!“ is a theme-specific exhibition at Fotogalerie Friedrichshain by the working group Rosa Winkel within the socio-cultural institution Kulturring in Berlin e.V. – 25 years after the abolition of § 175 in German legislation. Paragraph § 175 criminalized homosexual acts between male. The exhibition brings to light 16 cases of persecution during the Nazi era.
The Project and the exhibition were funded by the Berlin State Office for Equal Treatment and against Discrimination and are supported by the Landesarchiv Berlin (Berlin State Archive).