News Updates

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, […]

History-making activist and D.C.-area LGBTQ leader Lilli Vincenz dies at age 85

Rainbow History Project is saddened to learn of the death yesterday, June 27, of […]

Diedre Gray hired as director of RHP Trans History Initiative

Rainbow History Project has hired Diedre Gray (she/her) as director of its Trans History […]

A lesbian life not to be missed

One of the leaders in the Washington-area arts and social justice communities, Jill Strachan, […]

“Here Because We’re Queer” documents an early radical group and adds to RHP’s archives

 Rainbow History Project’s mission is to collect, preserve and promote the history and culture […]

Paid opportunity: Trans History Initiative coordinator

Through a grant from the Mayor’s Office of LGBTQ Affairs, RHP is hiring a […]

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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.