In 1919, the First Pro-Gay Movie Was Made. A Year Later, It Was Banned.

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“Different from the Others” was a haunting film made 50 years before Stonewall.

In 1919 – half a century before Stonewall – the first known film that was sympathetic to gay people was produced.  Different from the Others (Anders als die Andern) is a German movie about a relationship between a master violinist and his student. In 1919, the first pro-gay movie was made. A year later, it was banned. / LGBTQ Nation

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