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Queer as German Folk | Before the law
The German case law on queer issues

150 years of queer history in Germany: our timeline illustrates the long and arduous, still ongoing struggle for equal rights. German case law reflects both homophobia and newly won freedoms. 

Federal judges announcing verdict (excerpt)Uli Deck © dpa