History’s John Broich writes on the rise—and fall—of Germany’s gay rights movement of the 1930s

How the Nazis destroyed the first gay rights movement

The Conversation: John Broich, associate professor of history, wrote about how Germany and much of Europe came close to “liberating [their] LGBTQ people before violently reversing that trend under new authoritarian regimes” in the 1930s. Republished by Newsweek, Raw Story, Yahoo News, The Wire and AlterNet.