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).


Fotogalerie Friedrichshain
Helsingforser Platz 1
10243 Berlin
Tel +49 30 296 16 84
Opening Hours:
Tuesday-Saturday 2-6 pm
Thursday 10 am – 8 pm
Free entrance

S- und U-Bahnhof Warschauer Straße / Tram M10 und M13

Closing days 2019:

3. October
24. – 26. December
31. December