The GLBT History Museum Attracts Worldwide Media


Reporter Jana Katsuyama of KNTV Channel 2 News interviews Daughters of Bilitis cofounder Phyllis Lyon at the grand opening of The GLBT History Museum.

The opening of The GLBT History Museum in San Francisco's Castro District on Jan. 13, 2011, attracted worldwide media attention, with coverage in at least 75 countries and 36 languages. The links on this page offer a small sample of the thousands of stories that appeared online, in print, and on television and radio.

Overview Report: For a two-page report offering an overview of the media coverage locally, nationally and internationally, click here.

Media Release: For the GLBT Historical Society media release on coverage of the museum opening, click here.

San Francisco Bay Area

Bay Area Reporter
"Castro LGBT Museum Reopens"
(Dec. 9, 2010)

San Francisco Chronicle
"SF Gay History Museum Finds Home, Identity" (Jan. 12, 2011)

KCBS Radio
"America's First Gay Museum Opens in San Francisco's Castro District"
(Jan. 13, 2011)

KGO Television (ABC Channel 7)
"Nation's First Gay Museum Opens in the Castro" (Jan. 12, 2011)

KTVU Television (Channel 2)
"San Francisco: GLBT Museum Celebrates Grand Opening in Castro District" (Jan. 13, 2011)

United States
"San Francisco's GLBT History Museum: Showcasing a Century of Gay Experiences" (Jan. 19, 2011)

The Advocate
"First LGBT History Museum Opens in S.F."
(Jan. 12, 2011)

Chicago Tribune
"Nation's first gay museum opens in San Francisco, includes Harvey Milk memorabilia" (Jan. 12, 2011)

"GLBT History Museum Opens in San Francisco's Castro District"
(Jan. 7, 2011)

USA Today
"Nation's First Gay History Museum Opens in San Francisco" (Jan. 12, 2011)


(San Francisco Opens the First Gay History Museum) (Jan. 14, 2011)

China: National Museum of China (Beijing)
(America's First Gay Museum Opens in San Francisco) (Jan. 17, 2011)

Columbia: RCN Radio
"Hoy abre en San Francisco (EEUU), el segundo museo gay del mundo" (The Second Gay Museum in the World Opens Today in San Francisco) (Jan. 13, 2011)

France: Minorités
"Enfin, un musée LGBT à San Francisco" (At Last, an LGBT History Museum in San Francisco) (Jan. 30, 2011)

India: Open Magazine
"Opening: Gay Museum"
(Jan. 22, 2011)

Italy: La 7 National Television
"A San Francisco il primo museo gay degli USA" (In San Francisco, the First Gay Museum in the US) (Jan. 14, 2011)

South Africa: Volksblad
"San Francisco maak gay museum oop" (San Francisco Opens Gay Museum) (Jan. 13, 2011)

Spain: RTVE National Public Television
"EE.UU. inaugura el primer museo gay del país" (US Opens Its First Gay Museum) (Jan. 14, 2011)

Syria: Aks al Ser
(San Francisco Opens First "Gay" Museum in the United States)
(Jan. 16, 2011)

Vietnam: Ban Gai Viet Nam
(Opening Doors: LGBT Museum in San Fran
) (Jan. 13, 2011)

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