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''Collect, preserves, and promotes an active knowledge of the history, arts, and culture relevant to sexually diverse communities in metropolitan Washington DC.'' Also produces brochures for walking tours.

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News - Published on: Mar 25, 2014
D.C. LGBT Latino group holds third annual ''Mujeres en el Movimiento''
News - Published on: Jan 30, 2014
Local support organization Brother, Help Thyself awards more than $75,000 to assist area nonprofits
Feature Story - Published on: Dec 19, 2013
The Year in Review
News - Published on: Oct 18, 2013
NPS offering webinar in LGBTQ historic-heritage effort
News - Published on: Sept 14, 2013
Latino GLBT History Project to celebrate three local activists at Sept. 27 reception
News - Published on: Aug 27, 2013
D.C., Maryland LGBT groups picket band's concert over use of arguably anti-gay lyrics
News - Published on: Aug 24, 2013
Band's violent lyrics prompting Silver Spring protest
Feature Story - Published on: Aug 15, 2013
Memorabilia of the former gay dance troupe heads to the Smithsonian
Opinion - Published on: June 27, 2013
Gay activist pins his hope for a family reunion on immigration reform
Opinion - Published on: June 20, 2013
LHP board member invites all to celebrate DC Latino Pride year-round
News - Published on: June 6, 2013
Casa Ruby and others break from LHP to offer alternative pride events
News - Published on: Mar 27, 2013
Latino GLBT History Project set to honor Letitia Gomez at second annual Women's History Month celebration
News - Published on: Mar 19, 2013
Office of GLBT Affairs to honor five women for roles in LGBT movement
Opinion - Published on: Feb 7, 2013
We need to keep advancing, but there will never be a finish line
News - Published on: Oct 31, 2012
Local LGBT activist told to stop using the phrase made famous by late gay rights leader
News - Published on: Oct 11, 2012
LHP's Esther Hidalgo celebrates her roots, her activism and her community with an invitation
News - Published on: Sept 27, 2012
Rainbow History Project names new group of Community Pioneers
News - Published on: Aug 6, 2012
D.C.'s Latino GLBT History Project establishes new post, elects Esther Hidalgo
Feature Story - Published on: Aug 2, 2012
A selection of exhibits on permanent display every queen should visit
Feature Story - Published on: May 2, 2012
The Next Generation Awards 2012
News - Published on: Mar 2, 2012
UPDATE: Planned March 3 service ''on hold''
Opinion - Published on: Feb 23, 2012
February has been tumultuous for black LGBT people, showing the need for solutions to violence and homophobia
Art - Published on: Jan 5, 2012
National Building Museum exhibit takes visitors through an array of Washingtons that could have been
Feature Story - Published on: Nov 3, 2011
As ''The Normal Heart'' gets a reading in the D.C. area, its author, Larry Kramer, talks about what's missing from gay activism
News - Published on: Oct 31, 2011
Designation makes gay activist's house the only nationally recognized LGBT-related historic site nearing Stonewall Inn's status as ''landmark''
News - Published on: Oct 24, 2011
National Museum of American History to honor local gay civil rights pioneer with exhibit
Feature Story - Published on: Oct 20, 2011
Kameny leaves a national LGBT legacy of leadership, honesty and persistence
Feature Story - Published on: July 14, 2011
Your stories shared about one of DC's longest-running gay nightclubs
News - Published on: Nov 10, 2010
Rainbow History celebrates 10 years of preserving our past
News - Published on: Oct 7, 2010
LGBT Latinos celebrating heritage, educating on HIV/AIDS
News - Published on: June 11, 2010
D.C. honors Frank Kameny with a stretch of 17th Street
Black Pride Guide - Published on: May 28, 2010
Two decades ago, Black Pride showed the community that they had the strength to create change
Black Pride Guide - Published on: May 28, 2010
DC Black Pride remembers the late Charlotte Smallwood with the Welmore Cook Award
News - Published on: May 7, 2010
Latino LGBT History Project offers open house ahead of Pride; seeking immigration experts
Feature Story - Published on: May 6, 2010
Celebrating Metro Weekly's birthday with 16 of our favorite covers
News - Published on: Apr 22, 2010
Local LGBT community bids farewell to a ''icon''
News - Published on: Nov 12, 2009
Larry Stansbury offered decades of service to the LGBT community
News - Published on: Oct 15, 2009
RHP honors new group of local GLBT ''Pioneers''
Feature Story - Published on: Oct 1, 2009
National Trust for Historic Preservation recruits the GLBT community for a labor of love
Feature Story - Published on: Oct 1, 2009
Paul K. Williams explores the past one page, block or room at a time
Feature Story - Published on: Oct 1, 2009
Events by the Rainbow History Project
Feature Story - Published on: Oct 1, 2009
Uncovered 1996 interview illustrates some of the late, illustrious newsman's views on GLBT equality
Feature Story - Published on: Oct 1, 2009
GLBT History Month Celebrates Efforts to Preserve the Past
News - Published on: June 25, 2009
Five decades later, the government that fired Frank Kameny now honors him
Pride Guide - Published on: June 9, 2009
Taking pride in marking the 40th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots
Black Pride Guide - Published on: May 21, 2009
Celebrating Theodore Kirkland, a founder of Black Pride DC
Feature Story - Published on: Oct 2, 2008
To celebrate black gay history, first you have to find it
Feature Story - Published on: Oct 2, 2008
Fighting with the Gay Liberation Front
Feature Story - Published on: Oct 2, 2008
Gay History Month or not, it's hard not to notice markers and milestones of GLBT history in recent days
News - Published on: Sept 18, 2008
Heritage Month commemorated with exhibit
News - Published on: Sept 18, 2008
Obama talks, McCain balks
Stage - Published on: Apr 3, 2008
For 'History Boys,' Studio assembles a cast that holds tight and carries the play forward with no signs of weakness
Feature Story - Published on: Mar 27, 2008
Rainbow History Project's Mark Meinke takes us from Arabia to archives
Feature Story - Published on: Mar 13, 2008
Butch Merritt was a leading spy in America's homegrown cold war against homosexuals
News - Published on: Mar 6, 2008
Members of the gay and lesbian community gather to share their recollections about the venues of Southeast D.C.
Feature Story - Published on: Feb 14, 2008
Revisiting the Best of Washington's past, finding a path to the future
News - Published on: Feb 14, 2008
Remembering the Southeast businesses
News - Published on: Jan 24, 2008
History project seeks new members
Feature Story - Published on: Oct 18, 2007
Rainbow-flag founder marks 30-years anniversary
Feature Story - Published on: Oct 18, 2007
Elaine Nobel recalls pioneering politics
Feature Story - Published on: Oct 18, 2007
Tammy Baldwin on Gay History Month
Feature Story - Published on: Oct 18, 2007
ABilly S. Jones on Where We've Been and How We Got Here
Art - Published on: Sept 27, 2007
Rainbow History Project offers pioneer portraits
News - Published on: Sept 6, 2007
GLBT Hispanic Heritage Month kicks off with reception and exhibit at The Center
News - Published on: June 14, 2007
Fire takes a toll on an activist's gay archives
News - Published on: June 7, 2007
Council Kudos for Kameny
News - Published on: Dec 21, 2006
For 20 years, the HIV+ Coffeehouse has offered a warm respite
News - Published on: Oct 12, 2006
The gay pioneer's papers enter the Library of Congress
Feature Story - Published on: Oct 5, 2006
How Frank Kameny changed the face of America
News - Published on: Sept 21, 2006
17th Street's landmark Trio Restaurant finds itself targeted by the DCCA
Feature Story - Published on: June 22, 2006
Twenty-Five Years of Singing and Outreach from the Gay Men's Chorus of Washington
Pride Guide - Published on: June 8, 2006
The Capital Pride Parade celebrates 25 years
Feature Story - Published on: Mar 2, 2006
The steakhouse that transformed 17th Street
News - Published on: Jan 5, 2006
Five years on, Rainbow History Project collects, preserves and promotes D.C.'s GLBT history
Feature Story - Published on: Oct 27, 2005
Carl Rizzi talks about 32 years as president of The Academy in Washington, coming out gay, and dressing in high drag as Mame Dennis
Feature Story - Published on: Jan 27, 2005
An exploration of the Harlem Renaissance in 'Brother to Brother' reflects D.C.'s own gay black history
News - Published on: Oct 21, 2004
After almost two decades, D.C.'s infamous High Heel Race remains an orphan institution
Feature Story - Published on: May 27, 2004
After nearly three decades at the forefront of D.C.'s black gay community, Buddy Sutson is having a summer full of pride
Art - Published on: July 3, 2003
The Smithsonian Museum's Splendor of Diamonds
Feature Story - Published on: May 22, 2003
At 35, Nob Hill is Washington, DC's oldest black gay bar
News - Published on: Apr 3, 2003
A History of Gays and Cops in D.C.
Feature Story - Published on: Mar 20, 2003
Interview with Massachusetts Congressman Barney Frank
News - Published on: Feb 27, 2003
The Days and Nights of the Best of Washington
Feature Story - Published on: Jan 9, 2003
A Brief History of 17th Street's Tallest Resident
Feature Story - Published on: Nov 14, 2002
Edward Phillips discusses Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals
Feature Story - Published on: Apr 18, 2002
Former Blade Publisher Don Michaels
Feature Story - Published on: July 27, 1995
Interview with lesbian activist and historian Cheryl Ann Spector