Homosexual Rights Committee Organization Opens in Berlin

Wissenschaftlich humanitäres Komitee, Homosexual Rights Committee organization was founded by Magnus Hirschfeld in 1897 in Berlin, Germany. The committee lobbied to reform anti-homosexual laws, published homosexual rights literature across Austria, Germany and the Netherlands.

      Magnus Hirschfeld
      Rights Advocate
      Berlin, Germany

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