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Berlin’s Lesbische Frauen

In 1928, Ruth Margarete Roellig wrote a guide book for visitors to Berlin. But this wasn’t just any run-of-the-mill guidebook. This was “Berlin’s Lesbische Frauen”  a comprehensive guide to the hottest and most happening lesbian bars and clubs the city … Continue reading

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Das Lila Lied ( The Lavender Song)

Das Lila Lied (The Lavender Song) was written by the cabaret composer Mischa Spoliansky (under the pseudonym of Arno Billing) and songwriter Kurt Schwabach in 1920. (image mischaspoliansky.com) (image uwosh.edu) It was dedicated to the German physician and ‘sexologist’ Magnus … Continue reading

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