National Park Service: Lesbian Bisexual Gay and Transgender History
  • Stonewall Inn, New York City

    Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Heritage Initiative

The LGBTQ Heritage Initiative In the News

February 7, 2016

PODCAST: Nevada’s LGBT Archives. By Bob Conrad. This is Reno.

January 26, 2016

Kentucky LGBT Heritage Initiative Looking for Stories and Artifacts Before 1980. By Sara Havens, Insider Louisville.

January 20, 2016

Honoring Home of DC’s Furies. By Lou Chibbaro, Jr., The Washington Blade.

October 28, 2015

VA Department of Historic Resources Cataloging LGBTQ Historic Places. By Amydavid, GayVA.

September 26, 2015

LGBTQ Activists Find Their Park at Women’s Rights. Women’s Rights National Historical Park.

September 20, 2015

Campaign Seeks National Park to Honor Stonewall Riots. By Chris Johnson, The Washington Blade.

July 16, 2015

An Inclusive America Should Mean Inclusive National Parks. By Nidhi Thakar, Roll Call: Beltway Insiders.

July 15, 2015

My Old House. By Shirley Baugher [owner of the Henry Gerber House], Chicago Now.

July 10, 2015

LGBTs and the National Parks. By Alex Panisch, The Advocate.

June 26, 2015

Gay Rights Weren’t Born Just Yesterday. By Deborah Woodell, Philadelphia Daily News..

June 26, 2015

The LGBT Historic World, Mapped. By Sarah Prager, Huffington Post

June 24, 2015

CAP Analysis Finds that Presidents Have a Stronger Record than Congress in Creating National Parks and Monuments that Reflect America’s Diversity. By Tom Caiazza, Center for American Progress

June 23, 2015

After Hearing and Quick Vote, Stonewall Now Has City Landmark Status, Protection. By Andy Humm, Gay City News

June 21, 2015

Henry Gerber House Named as a National Historic Landmark. By Dawn Rhodes, Chicago Tribune

June 21, 2015

Gay Pride 2015: Stonewall Inn, Historic LGBT Site, Awaits Landmark Protection in Pro-Development NYC. By Christopher Zara, International Business Times

June 20, 2015

Chicago’s Henry Gerber House Designated a National Historic Landmark. San Diego LGBT Weekly

June 19, 2015

Activists Work to Give Official Designation to Historic LGBT Sites. By Erin Clarke, Time Warner Cable News NY1

June 19, 2015

Chicago’s Henry Gerber House Designated National Historic Landmark. Windy City Times

June 18, 2015

No Geysers or Smokey the Bear, but Stonewall Could be a Park. By Lincoln Anderson, The Villager

June 16, 2015

Sites of Resistance: Mapping LGBTQ History with New York City Preservationist. By Allison Miller, AHA Today: A Blog of the American Historical Association

June 12, 2015

Bet You Didn’t Know Our National Parks Are Gay! By Ed Salvato, Man About World

May 26, 2015

How a Preservation Grant Will Retell Kentucky’s LGBT History. By Jacob Ryan, WKMS

May 21, 2015

CA LGBT History Project Launches. By Matthew S. Bajko, The Bay Area Reporter

May 14, 2015

Find Your Park. By Steve Lee. LGBT Weekly

April 23, 2015

Online Extra: Political Notes: All but two US states included on LGBT historic sites map. By Matthew S. Bajko, The Bay Area Reporter

April 22, 2015

Meet the Gay Ranger Who Is Helping Make the National Park Service a Little More Queer. By Alex Panisch, Out

April 14, 2015

Harvey Milk’s Former Castro Camera Store Could Land on National Registry of Historic Places. By Tamara Palmer, NBC Bay Area

April 14, 2015

NCLR’s Kate Kendell Honors Gay Pioneer Barbara Gittings. By Winnie McCroy, Edge Media Network

April 4, 2015

National parks encourage LGBTs to come out and visit. By Matthew S. Bajko, The Bay Area Reporter

April 1, 2015

Mary Lambert Backs National Park Service #FindYourPark Campaign with New Slam Poem. Curve

February 28, 2015

Chicago’s Henry Gerber House On Its Way to Becoming Historic Landmark. By Dennis Hinzmann, Out

February 17, 2015

Henry Gerber, the Gay Rights Pioneer You Probably Never Heard Of. By Tammye Nash, Dallas Voice

February 13, 2015

Historic Home of Gay Rights Pioneer Inches Closer to National Historic Landmark Status. By Patrick Sisson, Curbed Chicago

February 9, 2015

Gerber House to be Considered for National Landmark Status. By Matt Simonette, Windy City Times

December 2, 2014

National Park Service wants History to Include Gay Rights History. By Justin McDuffie, Cronkite News Online

November 6, 2014

Philadelphia to Commemorate 50th Anniversary of Landmark Gay Protests. By Michael K. Lavers, Washington Blade

October 8, 2014

LGBT Groups Receive National Park Service Grants. Washington Blade

September 1, 2014

LGBT Historic Sites Garner Park Service’s Attention. By Matthew S. Bajko, Bay Area Reporter

Summer 2014

Untold Stories. By Rona Marech, National Conservation Associationr

June 19, 2014

Op-Ed: What a Busload of Mormon Boy Scouts Says About LGBT History. By Eliza Byard, The Advocate

June 11, 2014

Gov’t Considers LGBT Historic Sites for Designation. By Chris Johnson, Washington Blade

June 2, 2014

National Park Service’s LGBT History Initiative Has Special Significance, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell Notes. By Karen Matthews, Huffington Post

May 30, 2014

National Park Service Launches Initiative to Identify LGBT Historic Sites. By Zack Ford, ThinkProgress

May 29, 2014

With New Initiative, National Park Service will put LGBT Sites on the National Map. By Soraya Nadia McDonald, Washington Post