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Paid opportunity: Trans History Initiative coordinator

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

Join the RHP board as our Treasurer (volunteer position)

Rainbow History Project is in search of a qualified candidate for the role of […]

Salvador Vidal-Ortiz, associate professor of sociology at American University and AU student Emma Busch, worked on processing a collection of archives from the Latina/o LGBTQ organization ENLACE, donated by the organization's former president Leti Gomez (right). The physical collection is in the the RHP Collection at the DC History Center; digital access is available through American University Library. Photo: DC History Center.

Rainbow History adds archives of pioneering D.C. LGBTQ Latina/o advocacy group

Rainbow History Project and American University have collaborated to make available an archive of […]

On World AIDS Day, recognizing Community Pioneers who led the local fight

On World AIDS Day, RHP remembers, honors and celebrates the stories of our heroic […]

RHP to launch Mayor-funded Trans History Initiative

The Rainbow History Project has been awarded a $15,000 grant by the Mayor’s Office […]

Outwrite panel message: ‘We all need stories’

There are many things to know about the multi-faceted, multi-talented Jill Strachan, but here’s […]

Periodicals donated are a ‘time capsule’ of African American LGBTQ life

Noted Washington playwright Alan Sharpe remembers coming to D.C. and first encountering an array […]

Midshipman Hannah Nunes was one three U.S. Naval Academy  interns hosted by the DC History Center to work on RHP collections in summer 2022. Photo: DC History Center

U.S. Naval Academy interns make RHP collections more accessible

In June, the DC History Center, Rainbow History Project’s archival partner, hosted three U.S. […]

RHP is invited guest at Fort Meade U.S. Army Garrison Pride Month observance

In spring 2022, Sergeant First Class Ashley M. Lowery, the Installation Equal Opportunity Advisor […]

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