Topics :: Holocaust

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Bent

By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Sep 24, 2014
Playwright Martin Sherman's 1979 drama about the Nazi persecution of gays remains powerful in the opening production of Zeitgeist Stage Company's 14th Season.

Poster Print of Nazi Concentration Camp Sold Online, Retail Giants Apologize

By EDGE | Thursday Jul 10, 2014
Walmart, Sears and Amazon came under fire last week when it was discovered that all three retail giants were selling a poster print featuring the chilling image of the gates a Nazi death camp as a decorative home accessory.

Israel City Unveils Gay Holocaust Victims Memorial

By Aron Heller | Saturday Jan 11, 2014
Israel’s cultural and financial capital unveiled a memorial Friday honoring gays and lesbians persecuted by the Nazis, the first specific recognition in Israel for non-Jewish victims of the Holocaust.

Israeli Memorial to Gay Holocaust Victims a First

By Aaron Heller | Friday Jan 10, 2014
Israel’s cultural and financial capital has unveiled a memorial honoring gays and lesbians persecuted by the Nazis during World War II.

Last Known Gay Jewish Holocaust Survivor Dies at 88

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Jun 27, 2012
That last known gay Jewish Holocaust survivor, Gad Beck, died last weekend at the age of 88.

A Film Unfinished

By Steve Weinstein | Thursday Mar 17, 2011
This intelligently executed documentary-within-a-documentary takes footage from Nazi archives of the doomed Warsaw Ghetto and molds it into a fascinating narrative that is profoundly moving and also disturbing -- sometimes in unintended ways.

German Artist Commemorates Gays, Jews, Others Murdered in Holocaust

By Kristen Grieshaber | Thursday Jul 8, 2010
Artist Gunter Demnig carefully pried a cobblestone out of the sidewalk on Friedrichstrasse in downtown Berlin and replaced it with a shiny square brass plaque.

Jewish Politician: Memorial Not for Gays, Others Also Killed by Nazis

By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Jun 9, 2009
An anti-gay New York politician has ruffled feathers by proposing that a Holocaust Memorial in Brooklyn exclude all victims of the Nazis except for Jews.
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