MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM

AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU

FORMER GERMAN NAZI
CONCENTRATION AND EXTERMINATION CAMP

Homosexuals. A Separate Category of Prisoners

Articles to read:

• Robert Biedroń, Nazism’s Pink Hell

• Joachim Neander, To My Comrades – from Karl…


Robert Biedron, a political scientist, is the head of the Polish Campaign against Homophobia. 

Joachim Neander, born in Gdańsk, lived in Germany until he moved to Cracow in 1999. He holds doctorates in philosophy, mathematics, and physics, and is the author of various articles including one on the Mittelbau Concentration Camp. In 2002, he held a fellowship at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington and is an honorary member of the staff of the Auschwitz-Birkenau State museum in Oświęcim.

The article Homosexuals. A Separate Category of Prisoners was published in the Pro Memoria periodical, published by the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and the Auschwitz-Birkenau Death Camp Victims Memorial Foundation in Oświęcim