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Berlin's Sex History w/a Sociologist

Berlin's Sex History w/a Sociologist

Duration:3 hours total
Languages:Offered in English and German

About your host

I am a sociologist and I focused my studies on gender, queer theory, decolonization, and sexualities. Currently I run a blog on the social sciences of sexualities (http://orgysmic.com). I have been working and volunteering for several sexual health, queer, and human rights NGOs, including Germany's national HIV/AIDS healthcare organization. I have been living in Berlin since 2014, and I have been…
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What we’ll do

Together we'll dive into the history of sexual science and sex life in Berlin. We'll start in the late 19th Century and go through the roaring 20s and the downfall of sexual freedom at the hand of the Nazis. We'll cover the resurrection after the war in a divided Berlin, as well as the current state today. Things we'll explore include Dr Magnus Hirschfeld's story – one of the world's first sexual…

What else you should know

Please bring a public transit ticket. This tour is wheelchair-friendly. Contact me if you can't find an available date, I'll try to arrange. Very unique tour: Makes a great gift for your loved ones.

What to bring

A ticket for Berlin's public transport system valid for at least 2 hours after the tour starts
Umbrella if it is going to rain (in heavy weather conditions we'll keep warm and cosy in a café in one of Berlin's most famous districts while exploring all the exciting history digitally)
Some water / sun protector if it's hot/sunny

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Where you'll be

We will explore a number of landmarks in the history of sexuality in Berlin, including important stops around Nollendorfplatz, the former location of the institute of sexual science, and the memorial for gays and lesbians murdered by Nazi Germany.

Upcoming availability

If you don’t see availability for the time you are looking for, you can .
Fri, Aug 30    From 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM.
$34 per person
10 of 10 spots left

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

More tips

Please bring a public transit ticket. This tour is wheelchair-friendly. Contact me if you can't find an available date, I'll try to arrange. Very unique tour: Makes a great gift for your loved ones.
Jeff
history walk
Berlin's Sex History w/a Sociologist
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From $34/person
128 reviews
From $34/person