Orange County
Queer History

A digital humanities organization dedicated to collecting, preserving, and displaying Orange County, California’s queer history.

What we do

Archival Collection

Visiting and consulting archives across the United States for information and records on Orange County queer activism

Community Engagement

Working alongside of the Orange County queer community to document and preserve queer history.

Educational Programs

Spreading the word about Orange County queer history through speaking engagements and presentations.


Creating physical and digital exhibits on significant organizations, people, and events in Orange County queer history.

Mapping & Timeline

Creating a digital map of important sites in Orange County queer history and an interactive timeline of significant events in Orange County queer history.

Oral History

Conducting oral history interviews with Orange County queer activists in order to preserve their history. Transcribing these interviews and making content within them publicly available, with interviewee permission.

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