W. Jake Newsome

Dr. Jake Newsome is a  museum educator and scholar of American and German LGBTQ history. His research focuses on human rights and the postwar treatment of the Nazis’ gay and lesbian victims. His current book project is Pink Triangle Legacies: Coming Out in the Shadow of the Holocaust. He now works as the Manager of Civic Learning for Campus Communities at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. 

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