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The GLBT Historical Society Member Levels and Benefits

Throughout history, LGBTQ people have been at the forefront of advocating for a more tolerant and just society. Please help us continue this tradition of advocacy by joining the GLBT Historical Society. The members of the society recognize the role our organization plays in building a better future on the foundation of this past. For us, supporting queer history is part of the resistance movement that is so vital in America today.

As a card-carrying member of the GLBT Historical Society, your support will ensure the conservation, exhibition and interpretation of LGBTQ history — including little-known people, events and organizations that have played a vital role in our community.

  • Regular Members - $50
    Free admission for yourself + a guest at the museum.
    Free admission for yourself + a guest at museum programs.
    Extended research hours in the archives - by appointment.
    20% discount off all merchandise.
    Free subscription to the GLBT Historical Society's monthly newsletter, "History Happens."

  • * Discount/Student/Military Members - $30 *
    All the same benefits as above.
  • Supporting Members - $250
    All the same benefits as above.
    Bonus Perk: Invitations to VIP events.
  • Patron Members - $500
    All the same benefits as above.
    Bonus Perk: Private docent-led tour of our archives.

  • Sponsoring Members
    $1,000 and above: click here for a listing of member levels and benefits, including naming opportunities, and free museum entry for your company's employees.

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We are a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Our tax ID number is 94-2989004. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

The GLBT Historical Society members receive advance notice of upcoming exhibitions, programs and other events.


Cover photo from the Crawford Wayne Barton collection (#1993-11)

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