An account by another holocaust survivor, pierre seel, details life for gay men during nazi control. He relates participating in his local homophile community in the town of mulhouse. When the nazis took control his name was found on a list of local homosexuals. the gay victims of the holocaust must not be forgotten their stories are a reminder of todays inequality. Pierre seel, one of the few gay survivors of the holocaust, provides one of the most. after his arrest in september 1942, stefan kosinski was incarcerated while awaiting his trial. In this clip, he recounts the conditions in the jail and his memory of seeing his mother out the. Heinz is one of only eight known gay holocaust survivors who are still alive. Together with five others and one lesbian he recounts his experience of the homophobic witch-hunts of the third. Some gay holocaust survivors, such as heinz dormer, were repeatedly re-arrested in the post-war period and again jailed. In the 1950s and 1960s, the number of convictions for homosexuality in west germany was as high as it had been during nazi rule. Gad beck, last known gay jewish holocaust survivor, dies at age 88 in germany gad beck, the last known gay jewish survivor of the holocaust, died june 24 in a german senior citizens home. The jerusalem post reports that beck, an anti-nazi zionist resistance fighter, was just six days away from turning 89 on june 30. Because homosexuality remained a crime in germany until 1994, very few gay holocaust survivors came forward to tell their stories after world war ii. Upon release from concentration camps, some of these men were even re-arrested and put in prison based on evidence gathered by the nazis. The holocaust part of world war ii from the auschwitz album hungarian jews arriving at auschwitz ii in german-occupied poland, may 1944. Location nazi germany and german-occupied europe description genocide of the european jews date 19411945 attack type genocide, ethnic cleansing deaths. Includes testimonies from two gay survivors of the holocaust.