Magnus Hirschfeld

Magnus Hirschfeld

Signed portrait of German physician and sex researcher Magnus Hirschfeld (1868–1935). Hirschfeld sought to educate the public about sexuality. He advocated for the decriminalization of sexual relations between men, which was banned under Paragraph 175 of the German criminal code. Photo dated November 12, 1927.


  • US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Magnus-Hirschfeld Gesellschaft

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