Sacramento LGBT History Project

The purpose of the Sacramento LGBT History Project is to:

  1. Establish a LGBT time line for Sacramento.
  2. Collect Pictures, memorabilia of Sacramento LGBT events.
  3. Collect video oral histories.
  4. Publish a book with Sacramento LGBT history.
  5. Establish a visible archive with either Sac State, Sacramento Library, or the Crocker Museum.

Individuals interested in volunteering for the History Project may email Jerry Sloan at MrLambda1937@att.net, project coordinator.

Community Stories

A History Of Lesbian Bars In Sacramento
by Cherie Gordon

1980 Motorcycle Club Grand Canyon Or Bust: 2300 Miles On Two Wheels
by Mike Walker

FLASHBACK 1977
by Mike Walker

List of Sacramento bars
by Mike Walker

Past LGBTQ History Events

Sacramento LGBTQ History panel discussion from summer 2017; pictured are (left to right): Michael Gorman, Jerry Sloan, Marghe Covino, George Raya, and Mike Walker

 

Lavender Library at the 2015 Archives Crawl, a yearly celebration and tour of archives in the Sacramento region.