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The Holocaust Memorial Center will be closed on Sunday, April 20th for Easter as well as Monday, April 21st and Tuesday, April 22nd for Passover.

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Exhibit Finale by Barney Frank
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Sunday, May 4 / 2 pm and 7 pm
Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals, 1933-1945 Exhibit Finale

During his sixteen terms as a U.S. Congressman from 1981 to 2012, Barney Frank became known for his sharp intellect, sense of humor, and for tackling tough issues. He has been a leader in the fight against discrimination, championed civil rights and financial reform, and was an architect of the financial regulations aimed at preventing a recurrence of the financial crisis.

In 1987, Frank became the first member of Congress to voluntarily come out as openly gay, and in 2012 he married his longtime partner, becoming the nation’s first Congressman in a same-sex marriage while in office.

  • Admission: Tickets cost $18 (non-members) and $10 (HMC members).  Contact Lawrence Willim to purchase: 248.553.2400 x124.
  • Guests are invited to enjoy complementary light refreshments and view the exhibit following the presentations.

Update: The 2:00 p.m. presentation is currently sold-out. Tickets are still available for the 7:00 p.m. presentation.

 
 

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Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals
1933 -1945

After the freedoms of the Weimar era, the Nazi rise to power brought massive changes to the lives of homosexual citizens, particularly homosexual men.   Subject to harassment, arrest, incarceration, and sometimes even castration, thousands of homosexuals were sent to concentration camps.  This exhibit details the Nazis' so-called moral crusade against homosexuality in an effort to racially and culturally purify Germany. Learn more >

Upcoming Events

April 27 / 1:00 pm
Commemoration
Yom HaShoah Holocaust Day of Remembrance
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April 30 / 7:00 pm
Informative Presentation
Surviving Genocide: Armenians and Jews in 20th Century France
With presentation by Dr. Maud Mandel
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May 4 / 2:00 pm & 7:00 pm
Exhibit Finale
Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals, 1933-1945
With presentation by Barney Frank
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Questions about programs or events?  Contact Lawrence Willim at 248.553.2400 x124 or lawrence.willim@holocaustcenter.org.

 

 

 

 

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