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Out in East Berlin: Lesbians and Gays in the GDR

Out in Ost-Berlin: Lesben und Schwule in der DDR

Germany, 2013
Documentary, Gay & Lesbian

Synopsis

In 1968, paragraph 175, which made homosexual behavior punish able by law was abolished in the German Democratic Republic. At first homosexuality was considered a negligible issue in ‘real existing socialism’.

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Out in East Berlin: Lesbians and Gays in the GDR Directed by Jochen Hick, Andreas Strohfeldt