Spain fails LGBTI victims of Franco regime | Europe| News and current affairs from around the continent | DW


Maria de los Dolores Gamez, 81, stands next to the big door of a run-down building. She’s looking at a plaque placed next to it, so high that one has to stand on tiptoes to read it. The inscription remembers the “historical injustice” suffered by homosexual and transgender people in this old prison of the western Andalusian city of Huelva.

It’s not the first time Gamez had heard about sexual minorities imprisoned and mistreated here. Nevertheless, she had not noticed this tiny memorial before. In fact, it was installed this year, almost four decades after same-sex relations were…



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