Rainbow History Project is seeking a board secretary

The secretary role is an open position on RHP’s board.

The secretary position is volunteer.

Secretary 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

March 2, 2024

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.

March 2, 2024

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

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

January 25, 2024

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 […]

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, […]

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!