by Marypublished on November 4, 2021

ULRICHS 1867- Dancentric.tv Film Festival

Program Info

December 2021
$1.99 / $50 (festival pass)

Venue: Streaming on Dancentric.tv


Karl Heinrich Ulrichs (1825-1895), was a lawyer, journalist, publisher, writer, pioneer of sexology and is known as the “first openly gay man” and “LGBTQ+”-activist in Germany.

At the German Juristentag in Munich in 1867, he publicly called for the impunity of same-sex sexual acts for the first time in a speech, which led to tumultuous scenes among the audience and his speech being broken off.

Even if many things have changed since then, there is still a long way to go…

Director: Sven Niemeyer

(Germany, 2021) 9:50 min

Genre: Documentary | LGBTQ