“A male who commits a sex offense with another male or allows himself to be used by another male for a sex offense shall be punished with imprisonment.”
The Nazi party thought this to be degenerative to the race and population, which was linked to crime and racial impurity. The law was changed by Nazis to outlaw even minor homosexual acts after the “Night of the Long Knives”, when famous Nazi sympathizer and homosexual Ernst Röhm was killed. On October 4, 1933, The Editorial Law formulated by Reich press chief Otto Dietrich made it certain that all newspapers and periodical editors were controlled by the government, thus ending freedom of the press. Any breaking of these laws is punishable by the government, which made the new German press a state monopoly. This raised the morale of the Gleichschaltung, being the totalitarian control of all of Germany. This wartime media spread this idea that the Germans were being attacked by an international conspiracy, and were convinced that the measures against these groups of people was a defensive act to ensure the purity of the Aryan race. Nearly the entire population of Germany bought into these ideas, and anyone publically opposed to the ideas of the Nazis, in violation of these laws, or deemed a “sub-human” was sent to concentration camps.
There were dozens of concentration camps, which had a number of types. Some used solely for concentration of the masses, others were there specifically for extermination as well as transit and labor camps. Though all of them had a different purpose, all were for the same unethical cause. The extermination camps are the most unethical part of the Holocaust, because this is where many of these experimentations also happened. Physicians were key in the euthanasia and sterilization programs. They organized and instructed nearly every part of these, including the decision making