In honor of LGBTQ Pride Month, the Nancy and David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center is hosting several meaningful digital learning opportunities. Check out these three events to register for before the end of the month.
Now Streaming Discussion: “Aimée & Jaguar”
Tuesday, June 23 | 7:00 PM | Zoom
In honor of LGBTQ Pride Month, HHC’s Now Streaming Discussion will be on Aimée & Jaguar (1999) a German film that focuses on the love between two women in Nazi Germany. Based on the book Aimée & Jaguar: A Love Story, Berlin 1943 by Erica Fischer, it is a cinematic interpretation of the true story of Lilly Wust and Felice Schragenheim. Felice is a Jewish woman, and Lilly is a mother of four married to a Nazi officer. We will discuss both the film and the history on which it is based. The movie is streaming for free on Tubi.
LGBTQ Changemaker: Scott Knox
Thursday, June 25 | 12:00 PM | Zoom
Hear attorney Scott Knox discuss his advocacy on behalf of LGBTQ rights in Cincinnati, including his work to repeal Article XII. The Article, passed in 1993, removed discrimination protections based on sexual orientation in Cincinnati. Through the group Citizens to Restore Fairness, Knox and other leaders organized to repeal Article XII, building a coalition and creating a grassroots campaign to spread the word to voters, who repealed the Article in 2004. Join us to learn about this fight for equality, which is featured in HHC’s Humanity Gallery, and consider how we can continue to build a more inclusive Cincinnati.
June Book Discussion: “An Underground Life” by Gad Beck
Tuesday, June 30 | 7:00 PM | Zoom
During LGBTQ Pride Month, join us in reading An Underground Life: Memoirs of a Gay Jew in Nazi Berlin by Gad Beck. In his autobiography, Beck recounts his experience as a gay Jewish man living in Nazi Germany. As you read, share your reflections about the book in the HHC FACEBOOK DISCUSSION GROUP. Then, join us for a book discussion led by HHC’s Development Manager, Trinity Johnson, on Tuesday, June 30 at 7:00 PM via Zoom. Click below to register for the Zoom discussion.
Blog post written by intern Avi Ream