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Henry Gerber and Chicago's Society for Human Rights


In the 1920s, the Society for Human Rights was founded in Chicago with the intent to decriminalize homosexuality. The society's founder was inspired by Germany's homosexual emancipation movement.

Photo by Samuel A. Love, used under Creative Commons (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Topics in this Podcast: LGBTQ history, Chicago, civil rights, biographies, 20th century