Jake Newsome

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W. Jake Newsome, PhD is an award-winning scholar of German and American LGBTQ+ history whose research and resources educate global audiences. His forthcoming book Pink Triangle Legacies: Coming Out in the Shadow of the Holocaust (Cornell University Press, Sept. 2022) chronicles the ongoing struggle for the acknowledgment and memorialization of the Nazis’ LGBTQ+ victims. It also traces the transformation of the pink triangle from a concentration camp badge in Nazi Germany into a symbol of queer activism, pride, and community beginning in the 1970s. In addition to serving as a historical advisor for film projects, podcasts, and plays, Dr. Newsome has been invited by the French, UK, and US governments to speak about the important lessons that ...more

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