Wednesday, March 22, 2017
German Cabinet OKs Plan to Erase Post-War Convictions of Gay Men
Summary: Germany passed a bill that got rid of the convictions on gay men during World War II. This was best expressed by one, Supreme Justice Haas who stated "The rehabilitation of men who ended up in court purely because of their homosexuality is long overdue." The comitee went on to say this is just one step to an equal country for every man and woman.
Connection: This article shows how much we have expanded as a society since the Lavender Scare. The Lavender Scare was a time where gay people were considered unequal to others.
Question: Do you think there is still a stigma between gays and society? If so how would you fix it?