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||Book reveals LGBT activism in Germany
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In the new book Queer Identities and Politics in Germany: A History, 1880-1945, from Harrington Park Press and distributed by Columbia University Press, author Clayton J. Whisnant recounts the emergence of various "queer identities" in Germany from 1880 to 1945 as well as the political strategies that early gay and lesbian activists pursued.
Germany in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries witnessed key developments in LGBT history, including the growth of the world's first gay organizations and gay and lesbian magazines, as well as an influential community of German sexologists and psychoanalysts.
Additionally, Queer Identities examines gay life in a range of cities beyond Berlin, including Munich, Hamburg and Cologne.
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