San Diego History Center LGBTQ Exhibit
The San Diego History Center in partnership with the Lambda Archives brings the first exhibition EVER in Balboa Park, focused on San Diego’s LGBTQ+ community. Titled LGBTQ+San Diego: Stories of Struggles and Triumphs this will be the History Center’s major exhibition of 2018 and will run to January 2020 with an estimated 250,000 visitors!
San Diego’s LGBTQ+ community has faced both tragedy and triumph. This exhibition focuses on major community themes including:
- Identity – Who we are and how we define ourselves
- Pioneers who have helped shape our Region’s LGBTQ+ Community
- Families we make and choose
- Where the San Diego LGBTQ+ Community is headed and the work that remains ahead
Visitors will hear from those in the LGBTQ+ region about the struggles to overcome persecution, the battle with AIDS, bullying, and intolerance, and the power of the community.
CURATION & COMMUNITY COLLABORATION:
The exhibition curatorial team is led is by Lillian Faderman, LGBTQ+ scholar and author of the book The Gay Revolution and Harvey Milk: His Lives and Death from Yale University Press.