GROSS: through the 1920s together with very early 1930s, there have been motions to try and liberalize the anti-gay legislation or even to get rid of the law that is anti-gay. And, you understand, some of these individuals were, i do believe, gay-rights activists you know, whose agendas were very similar to agendas of the past few decades that we would recognize today. But there was clearly one stress of this motion to alter the statutory legislation that has been led by someone known as Hans Bluher, in which he did actually combine a type of homosexual legal rights agenda by having a proto-fascist agenda. Could you talk about him and exactly what he is short for in homosexual Berlin?
BEACHY: he is a actually fascinating figure. Read More