About the GLBT Historical Society

The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society collects, preserves and interprets the history of GLBT people and the communities that support them. Founded in 1985, the society is recognized internationally as a leader in the field of GLBT public history.

Museum. The society sponsors The GLBT History Museum in San Francisco’s Castro District, the only full-scale, stand-alone museum of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender history and culture in the United States. The museum offers long-term and regularly changing exhibitions as well as public programs. More information.

Archives. The society’s professionally staffed archives preserve one of the world’s largest collections of GLBT historical materials. The archives are open to members by appointment Wednesday through Fridays and to all visitors two Saturdays a month. More information.

Nonprofit Status. The GLBT Historical Society is a registered 501(c)3 educational nonprofit. All contributions are tax deductible to the extent provided by law.

657 Mission St., Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone: (415) 777-5455
Email: info@glbthistory.org
4127 18th St.
San Francisco, CA 94114
Phone: (415) 621-1107
Executive Director Paul Boneberg
Deputy Director Daniel Bao
Managing Archivist Marjorie Bryer
Operations Manager, Jeremy Prince
Volunteer Coordinator,
GLBT History Museum
Board of Directors
Chair Steve Gibson
Treasurer Elisabeth Cornu
Secretary Clare Sears, Ph.D.

Nora Alcala
Lee Callahan, Ph.D.
Daryl Carr
Alfredo Pedroza
David Reichard, Ph.D.
Brian Turner



2013: A Year of Accomplishments

The GLBT Historical Society and The GLBT History Museum marked 12 months of accomplishments in 2013. A four-page overview of activities at both the archives and the museum during the past year is now available. The report also looks at the initiatives the society's plans to undertake in the future with help from donors and sponsors. To read the overview, click here.