Time to brush up on the old sin of self-pollution…
Onania; or, the Heinous Sin of Self-Pollution, and All its Frightful Consequences, in both Sexes Consider’d with Spiritual and Physical Advice to those, who have already injur’d themselves by this abominable Practice, 1723. [ ebook ]
I do love a long title…
As young, gay, Jewish men living in Nazi Berlin, companions Manfred Lewin and Gad Beck faced much uncertainty. In 1941, Manfred made Gad a small, 17-page booklet, recording moments from their daily life and titled it, “Do you remember, when.”
In this short video, the Museum’s Representative for Europe and curator of the online exhibition based on this artifact, Klaus Mueller, describes the story the book tells and recalls how the Museum came to acquire it.
See the online exhibition on the diary.
Learn about the persecution of homosexuals during the Third Reich.
Van Smith: The Simply Divine Cut-Out Doll Book, 1983