Pink Triangle Legacies: Holocaust Memory and Gay Rights Activism

Date(s) - Tuesday, August 28, 2018
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Island City Stage



Dr. Jake Newsome is a scholar of German and American LGBTQ history whose research focuses on the long-term implications of the Nazis’ violent campaign against homosexuality. This talk will explore how memories of the Holocaust influenced gay rights activism on both sides of the Atlantic and ultimately shaped contemporary understandings of sexual identity, human rights, and citizenship in modern democratic societies. Dr. Newsome is the Campus Outreach Program Officer at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.

This event is FREE but a there is a suggested donation of $5.

Additional information available HERE.