Bringing nearly two decades of expertise to review, analyze, and offer a professional historian’s perspective on your projects related to LGBTQ+ and Holocaust history.
Dr. J shares his expertise on a range of projects, including films, podcasts, exhibits, plays, novels, and social media campaigns.
Dr. J recently served as the Lead Historical Advisor for the film The Liberator (currently in post-production), starring Ryan Jamaal Swain, from the hit show POSE. The Liberator tells the story of a gay Holocaust researcher who struggles to tell his boyfriend’s grandfather, an American soldier who liberated Dachau, to reveal his untold story of pink triangle survivors.
Dr. J is currently consulting on Unspoken, a feature film project about a closeted teenager in a religious community who discovers that he and his late grandfather may have more in common than previously believed.
In 2016, Dr. J served as a Content Expert Consultant on The Era of the Holocaust, a student-curated exhibit at the The Universities at Shady Grove.
Dr. J has also consulted with novelists and playwrights on a number of projects
that are still in production.
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Please note that all speaking engagements and consultations are done in Dr. Newsome’s personal capacity as a public scholar,
and are not affiliated with his employer in any way.