About us

The GLBT Historical Society collects, preserves and interprets the history of GLBT people and the communities that support them. Founded in 1985, we are recognized internationally as a leader in the field of GLBT public history. The GLBT Historical Society is a registered 501(c)3 educational nonprofit organization.
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Directions

The GLBT History Museum is at 4127 18th Street, 1/2 block west of Castro Street in San Francisco. By Metro: Take Lines K, L or M to Castro Station, then walk one block south to 18th Street. By Streetcar: Take Line F to the terminal at Castro and 17th Streets, then walk one block south to 18th Street. By Bus: Lines 24, 33 and 35 call at the intersection of Castro and 18th Streets. By Car: Metered street and lot parking is available, but may be difficult.

The archives are at 657 Mission Street, between Third and New Montgomery Streets in downtown San Francisco. By BART: Take any San Francisco train to Montgomery Station, then walk three short blocks south to Mission Street. By Metro: Take any line to Montgomery Station, then walk three short blocks south to Mission Street. By Streetcar: Take Line F to Third Street, then walk three short blocks south to Mission Street. By Bus: Lines 10, 12, 14, 30 and 45 call at nearby intersections. By Car: Metered street parking is available, but may be very difficult. Parking is also available at the Moscone Center and Fifth & Mission civic garages.

Staff

Executive Director Terry Beswick
Deputy Director Daniel Bao
Museum Operations Manager Jeremy Prince
Project Archivist Joanna Black

Board of Directors

Co-Chairs Becky Escamilla
Brian Turner, M.B.A.
Treasurer Byron Mason
Secretary Lee Callahan, Ph.D.
Members

Valentin Aguirre
Nora Alcala
Al Bersch
Marke Bieschke
Daryl Carr
Elisabeth Cornu
Tracy Garza
Joey Plaster
Renée Stephens