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LGBTQIA+ Resources

Local LGBTQIA+ History

Houston has a very rich LGBTQIA+ history and our community leaders and historians are very good about sharing artifacts and informatIon.  UH provides access to archived local news sources, personal papers, and community newsletters.  Researchers will also find valuable information at the following sites and community archives.

General History

AIDS Epidemic

Bars and Social Spaces

LGBT Places of Worship

Legal History

Queer Music

Transgender History

Local archives

The University of Houston Libraries is a member of the Houston Area Rainbow Collective History (Houston ARCH), a consortium that supports the collection and preservation of local LGBTIA community history and expands digital access to related historical materials.

Other members include: