Monthly Archives: July 2015


On Thursday, July 23, Rainbow History Project hosted a training session at the DC Center the LGBT Community. We trained seven new volunteers, ranging from university students to retirees, to collect oral histories. Volunteers came with various backgrounds, from anthropology to genealogy to history. One volunteer explained that she was participating […]

Seven New Volunteers Trained



Open the Trans History Timeline. We are excited to share our newly updated Trans History Timeline. Originally a pdf compiled by volunteers, the timeline is now available in an interactive format. It covers local and national developments relevant to the trans+ community, 1896-2008. What did we miss? The trans timeline […]

Trans Timeline Updated





(Rainbow History board member Vincent Slatt. Photo by Sarah Welz Geselowitz.) On Tuesday, June 30th, the last day of Pride Month, the Rainbow History Project held a public information session at the Southeast Neighborhood Library. Board member Vincent Slatt discussed the history of the organization and our ongoing work, including […]

Rainbow History at the DC Public Library