Resource List: Learning About LGBTQ+ Spaces Through Mapping and Context Statements
During the PastForward Online 2020 diversity affinity session on the preservation of LGBTQ+ Historic Sites, attendees flooded the chat with links to resources related to the LGBTQ+ history in the United States. Pulled from that list, the resources below focus on a set of mapping projects and completed context statements for those looking to save historic sites related to LGBTQ+ history.
The material in this list was curated from a variety of places: general searches, from other preservation professionals, the chat during the affinity group meeting, and the great resource page provided by the NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project. This is not an exhaustive set of materials; rather, it is meant to give preservationists a glimpse of some of the great work being done to identify and preserve LGBTQ+ historic places across the country.
- Mapping the Gay Guides: Visualizing Queer Space and American Life
- NYC LGBT Sites
- LGBTQ Los Angeles
- LGBTQ America on History Pin
- Virginia LGBTQ Heritage Map
Theme Study and Context Statements
Stories from the National Trust for Historic Preservation
- After the Theme Study: Preserving LGBTQ Historic Spaces
- New York City Group Brings Attention to LGBTQ+ Historic Sites
- Making Space: Dr. Susan Stryker and Preserving Transgender History in San Francisco
- Regeneration: The Haus of Glitter’s Intervention to Transform the Esek Hopkins House
- Bringing New Perspectives Into Focus at New York’s Alice Austen House
- The Lyon-Martin House Preserves the Story of Lesbian Advocates Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin
- Take a Virtual Tour Through The Lyon-Martin House
- A Song of Hope: The Making of the Documentary "My Name is Pauli Murray
- One Building, Three Lives: Saving the LGBTQ Heritage of the Factory
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