LGBTQ+ History Archive Reference

We have assembled a list of Regional, National, and global LGBTQ+ Archives. We encourage you to find and share other related sites.

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Rainbow History Project

Rainbow History Project Collecting and preserving LGBT history in metropolitan Washington DC About Us Frustrated by failed attempts to identify archives and sources of information

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White Crane Institute

White Crane Institute promotes the development of healthy Gay men and a healthy Gay community.  White Crane Institute’s goal is to foster the gathering and

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Additional Archive Links

Archive of Lesbian Oral History Testimony

Brooks Fund History Project: Middle Tennessee

Central PA LGBTQ+ Community Center

Chicago Gay History

LGBT History, American Historical Association

Country Queers

Equality Forum Philadelphia, PA

Gay Pioneers – Equality Forum

GLBT Historical Society of SF, California

GLBT History Museum of Central Florida

Grand Rapids LGBTQ People’s History Project

Gulf Coast Archive and Museum of Houston, Texas

In the Life Archives (Schomburg Center) of Harlem, New York

James C. Hormel Gay & Lesbian Center of SF, California

Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection of Minneapolis, Minnesota

John J. Wilcox, Jr. LGBT Archives of Philadelphia, PA

Kentucky Equality Federation StoryCorps

Latino GLBT History Project

LGBT Appalachian Oral History Project

LGBT History Month

LGBT History Project: Baltimore, MD

National Park Service – LGBT History 

New York Public Library of New York

Northwest Lesbian & Gay History Museum Project

Oberlin College LGBT Community History Project

ONE Archives at the USC Libraries

OUT Alliance – Rochester, NY

OUT Gay History 

Philadelphia LGBT History Project

Polk Street: Lives in Transition

Queer Appalachia Oral History Collection

RICHES of Central Florida

Southern California LGBT History Project

StoryCorps Out Loud: Coast to Coast

Talking Across the Lines: GLBT Stories

The Center LGBTQ – NYC

The Gay History Project iPhone App

The History Project: Boston, MA

The Long Beach LGBT History Project

Trans Oral History Project

University of Wisconsin Archives Madison’s LGBTQ Community

USM Special Collections of Portland, Maine

UTSA Libraries Special Collections of San Antonio, Texas

Various projects listed at Rainbow Gray

William Way Community Center of Philadelphia 

Wisconsin GLBT History Project