The Opening Event of the 10th LGBT History Month

Out in East Berlin - Lesbians & Gays in the GDR

In 2022, the Háttér Society is organizing LGBT History Month for the tenth time. On the occasion of the milestone anniversary, we present, together with Blinken OSA, the exhibition Records Uncovered 2.0: LGBTQI+ histories in Central and Southeastern Europe. In connection with the theme, we will screen the documentary Out in East Berlin - Lesbians & Gays in the GDR, which will be introduced by one of the directors, Jochen Hick.

The opening event of the 10th LGBT History Month

when: February 4, Friday, 6:00 p.m.
opening event and film screening
opening remarks by Jochen Hick
music performance: Gergő Palócz, Gergő Szabó


film screening
Out in East Berlin – Lesbians & Gays in the GDR (2013)
documentary (English and German with Hungarian and English subtitles)
directed by Jochen Hick, Andreas Strohfeldt

The program will be in Hungarian and English.

venue: Blinken OSA / Galeria Centralis
1051 Budapest, Arany János utca 32.


Háttér Society
Szimpozion Association
Labrisz Lesbian Association
Blinken OSA
Verzió International Human Rights Documentary Film Festivel

Attention: Visiting Blinken OSA is allowed only with a valid COVID-19 vaccination certificate. When you arrive, wear a mask and keep your distance.

The exhibition was organized by the Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives and the Háttér Archive and Library.
The events are part of the LGBT History Month program, which aims to show the presence of LGBT people in history, to highlight the LGBT past in Hungary and abroad and the values created by members of the minority, while also playing an important role in building the LGBT community.
More information about the series of events can be found on the LGBT History Month website and public Facebook Page All are welcome to attend our events. All participants are expected to behave in a civilized manner and to respect human rights and dignity, violations of which may result in exclusion from the events.

Event registration is a must for visitors.

Blinken OSA / Galeria Centralis
Arany János u. 32, 1051 Budapest
Tuesday–Sunday: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.