Resources on LGBTQ Historic Preservation
Here are some of my favorite resources for getting starting in the historic preservation of sites significant to LGBTQ history, as of October 2022.
Theme Studies and Historic Context Studies
- LGBTQ America: A Theme Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer History, edited by Megan Springate. National Park Foundation and National Park Service, 2016.
- “Citywide Historic Context Statement for LGBTQ History in San Francisco,” by Donna J. Graves and Shayne E. Watson. City and County of San Francisco, March 2016.
- “Historic Context Statement for LGBT History in New York City,” by Jay Shockley, Amanda Davis, Andrew Dolkart, and Ken Lustbader. NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project, 2018.
- “Historic Context Statement for Washington’s LGBTQ Resources,” by Rebecca Graham and Kisa Hooks. District of Columbia Office of Planning, Historic Preservation Office, September 2019.
- “Kentucky LGBTQ Historic Context Narrative,” by Catherine Fosl, Daniel J. Vivian, and Jonathan Coleman. University of Louisville, Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research, 2016.
- Special Issue of the Journal Change Over Time on LGBTQ Heritage (gives information about the issue; full articles are behind paywall)
- Special Issue of the Journal The Public Historian on LGBTQ Public History (gives information about the issue; full articles are behind paywall)