Resources

Educational resources on LGBTQ+ people in Germany before, during, and after the Holocaust

Dr. J has collected the following English-language educational resources created by leading scholars and institutions around the world. They are organized and presented by type below.

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Social Media

Follow Dr. J on Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, and Facebook, where he sheds light on the LGBTQ+ past by sharing stories and artifacts from the archives and by offering insights on new research into queer history.

Video Lectures

These lectures by the world’s leading scholars on the topic are great resources for the classroom or for anyone interested in learning more about queer Holocaust history.

Podcasts

Check out this collection of podcast episodes on queer Holocaust history.

Digital Essays & Articles

These articles written for general audiences provide an introduction to queer Holocaust history as well as in-depth studies of particular topics.

Lesson Plans & Digital Tools

These lesson plans and digital tools offer different approaches to teaching about the Nazi persecution of LGBTQ+ people.

Oral History Testimony

These oral histories provide a first-person account of how the Nazis’ violent campaign against LGBTQ+ communities impacted individuals.

Artifacts & Primary Sources

These artifacts allow learners to examine primary sources to better understand the experiences of LGBTQ+ people during and after the Holocaust.

Bibliographies

These bibliographies contain information about published books and articles on queer German history before, during, and after the Holocaust.

Documentaries

These documentaries explore different aspects of LGBTQ+ life during the era of the Holocaust.

Community Research

Dr. J regularly conducts research projects that address issues raised by the LGBTQ+ and academic communities.