ABOUT US

The GLBT Historical Society collects, preserves, exhibits and makes accessible to the public materials and knowledge to support and promote understanding of LGBTQ history, culture and arts in all their diversity.

Founded in 1985, we are recognized internationally as a leader in the field of LGBTQ public history. The GLBT Historical Society is a registered 501(c)3 educational nonprofit organization. 

CLICK HERE TO CONTACT US.

 

VISIT THE MUSEUM

GLBT History Museum
4127 18th Street
San Francisco, CA 94114

CLICK HERE FOR DIRECTIONS

Wednesday to Monday: 11AM to 6PM
Tuesday:
Closed
Sunday:
Noon to 5PM

 

$5 Admission | FREE for members

Hours subject to change. For updates, please check our calendar.

 

VISIT THE ARCHIVES

Archives & Research Center
989 Market Street
Lower Level
San Francisco, CA 94103

CLICK HERE FOR DIRECTIONS

All visits are by appointment only.

GLBT Historical Society Members
Wednesdays & Fridays | 11AM to 5PM

Nonmembers
Thursdays | 1-7PM

Hours subject to change. For updates, please check our calendar.

 

STAFF

Executive Director
Terry Beswick 

Finance Director
Daniel Bao

Development Director
Sean Greene

Communications Director
Gerard Koskovich

Museum & Exhibitions Manager
Jeremy Prince

Managing Archivist
Joanna Black

IT Manager
Demetrius Martin

Museum Collections Registrar
Ramon Silvestre , Ph.D.

Development Associate
Leo Herrera

Digitization Project Archivist
Bill Levay

Assistant Archivist
Patricia Delara

Multimedia Consultant
John Raines

Graphic Designers
Paoi Eulalia  |  PEPE Creative Solutions
Jeff Raby  |  Creatis

 

WORKING GROUP CHAIRS

Archives
Shannon Hartman

Communications
Gerard Koskovich

Exhibitions
Elisabeth Cornu

Historic Places
Shayne Watson

Programming & Education
Lito Sandoval

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Cochairs
Valentin Aguirre
Becky Escamilla

Treasurer
Maria Powers

Secretary
Alex Lemberg

Members
Tracy Garza
Lito Sandoval
Marc Robert Stein
Miko Thomas
Brian Turner, MBA

 

NATIONAL ADVISORY COUNCIL

Co-Chairs 
Mark Leno
Susan Stryker
Alfredo Pedroza
Amy Sueyoshi
Gayle Rubin

Members
Al Baum
Dustin Lance Black
Jennifer DeVere Brody
Steven Correll
Ms. Bob Davis
Cheryl Dunye
John D’Emilio
Ramzi Fawaz
Estelle Freedman
Alicia Garza
Thomas Horn
Cleve Jones
Jordy Jones
Tirza Latimer
Stu Maddux
Shannon Minter
Jim Obergefell
Hunter O’Hanian
Rebecca Prozan
Julia Serano
Sarah Schulman
Mike Shriver
Marc Stein

Open Meetings. In compliance with the requirements of the City and County of San Francisco, two board meetings per year are open to attendance by the public. The next scheduled open meeting is set for May 28, 2018. For details, please write at least one week in advance of the meeting to gro.y1516237135rotsi1516237135htblg1516237135@drao1516237135b1516237135