LGBT History Museum Opens In SF
Tomorrow San Francisco's GLBT History Museum will stage its grand opening on 18th Street in the Castro. The museum is the only one of its kind in the United States and one of only two in the world. Via press release:
“A quarter century after the founding of the GLBT Historical Society, we’re proud to open a museum to showcase our community’s history,” said Paul Boneberg, executive director of the Historical Society. “The GLBT History Museum is in the heart of the Castro, a neighborhood visited not only by locals, but also by tens of thousands of tourists every year who come in search of queer culture. At our museum, they’ll discover treasures from our archives that reflect fascinating stories spanning nearly a century of GLBT life. We have gone all out to create a museum as rich, diverse and surprising as the GLBT community itself. Whether they are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or straight, visitors are sure to be moved, enlightened and entertainedThe museum has posted a list of its current thematic and biographical sections.