Now that the Right is in power in the United States, people are remembering the first openly gay politician, that is, the top Nazi Ernst Röhm.
Elberskirchen sounds to us today like an extraordinary voice. Yet what is striking is that she was rather ordinary.
Queer history in Germany extends far beyond Berlin – that was made clear at this conference.
Some Great War soldiers transgressed masculine gender norms by dreaming of being women.
The language of xenophobia and nationalism has long been staged on women’s bodies.