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Rainbow History Project Reenacts DC’s First Gay Picket

Rainbow History Project Reenacts DC’s First Gay Picket by Elinor Aspegren   “I am […]

From Meals to Memories: Reflections of an Amateur Oral Historian Volunteering with the Rainbow History Project

From Meals to Memories: Reflections of an Amateur Oral Historian Volunteering with the Rainbow […]

Interview with our own Ashley Bamfo! Rainbow History Celebrates 2024 Black History Museum with 3 Programs

View news report on DC’s only Black-owned LGBTQ+ lounge that features an interview with our own Ashley Bamfo! Included is also information on 3 programs at the Black History Museum.

Public screening of the documentary: Fierceness Served! The ENIKAlley Coffeehouse

Rainbow History Project hosted a public screening of the documentary: Fierceness Served! The ENIKAlley […]

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Longtime local and national LGBTQ activist and advocate ABilly S. Jones-Hennin has died

ABilly S. Jones-Hennin, longtime local and national LGBTQ activist and advocate, died January 19 […]

World AIDS Day—An Opportunity to Remember and Raise Awareness

by Justin Weitz, Rainbow History Project board member Photo courtesy of UNAIDS This Friday, […]

Honoring Trans History Awareness Week

November 20 is Transgender Day of Remembrance, a day to honor lives lost to […]

Serve Rainbow History Project as our Events Chair

Rainbow History Project has a newly created role Events Chair role. (This is not […]

Join the Rainbow History board as secretary (volunteer position)

Rainbow History is seeking a qualified candidate for the open role of secretary as […]

Community leader and RHP co-founder James Crutchfield dies at age 77

Rainbow History Project is saddened by the July 29 death of James “Hawk” Crutchfield, […]

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Rainbow History Project is an all-volunteer organization and we encourage you to get involved. We always need volunteers to help grow our collection and develop public programs.