Rainbow History Project is seeking a board secretary and an events chair

The secretary role is an open position on RHP’s board. The events chair (not a board position) is newly created.

Both positions are volunteer.

Secretary full position description.

Events chair full position description.


Who We Are

Rainbow History Project’s mission is to collect, preserve and promote the history and culture of the LGBTQ community of metropolitan Washington, D.C. We are an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization and membership is free.

Our Archives

Our collection of nearly 2,000 items is accessible to anyone interested in LGBTQ history. The collection media includes physical, digital, video and photographs, plus oral histories and other sound files.

Our Events

Join us throughout the year for informative in-person and virtual events about important topics and issues in our community’s history. We host presentations, informal talks, walking tours and more.

News Updates

November 29, 2023

World AIDS Day—An Opportunity to Remember and Raise Awareness

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

November 20, 2023

Honoring Trans History Awareness Week

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

November 11, 2023

Serve Rainbow History Project as our Events Chair

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

November 10, 2023

Join the Rainbow History board as secretary (volunteer position)

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

Donate an item to our collection

Rainbow History Project continually collects materials to ensure that the history of the D.C. area’s LGBTQ community is documented and can be shared with future generations. Your materials are important and RHP is interested!