Matthias Frings

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Matthias Frings
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Matthias Frings in 2008
Born (1953-04-14) 14 April 1953 (age 64)
Aachen
Occupation Journalist, TV presenter and writer
Known for See Works section

Matthias Frings (born 14 April 1953) is a German journalist, TV presenter and writer.[1] He was born in Aachen and spent his childhood there. He pursued English studies, German studies and linguistics at RWTH Aachen University. In 1974, Frings was a founding member of the gay student group Aachener Printenschwestern. After completing his university studies, Frings became a resident of Berlin. In the late 1970s, he was a member of theater group Zan Pollo.

In 1982, Frings co-authored his first book Männer-Liebe with co-author Elmar Kraushaar. Since 1985, Frings has worked as a radio moderator at Sender Freies Berlin. Between 1992 and 1995 Frings produced and moderated the television show Liebe Sünde[2] for the German television network VOX.

Works[edit]

  • Männer. Liebe. Ein Handbuch für Schwule und alle, die es werden wollen (Reinbek: Rowohlt, 1982), co-authored with Elmar Kraushaar, ISBN 3-499-17658-0
  • Heiße Jahre. Das Ding mit der Pubertät (Reinbek: 1983), co-authored with Elmar Kraushaar
  • Liebesdinge. Bemerkungen zur Sexualität des Mannes (Reinbek: 1984)
  • Ein Bild vom Mann (Reinbek: 1986), co-authored with Thomas Henning
  • AIDS: Dimensionen einer Krankheit (Reinbek: 1986)
  • Fleisch und Blut. Über Pornographie (Reinbek: Rowohlt, 1988), ISBN 3-499-18231-9
  • Der letzte Kommunist. Das traumhafte Leben des Ronald M. Schernikau (Berlin: Aufbau-Verlag, 2009), ISBN 3-351-02669-2

References[edit]

  1. ^ Spiegel Online: "Matthias Frings," October 31, 1994, accessed February 17, 2010
  2. ^ Spiegel Online: "'Liebe Sünde; vor dem Aus," October 6, 2000, accessed February 17, 2010

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