Connecting scholars, activists, and archives across Canada and the U.S. to produce a collaborative, digital history hub for gay, lesbian, queer, and trans* oral histories.
Oral History Hub
LGBTQ digital oral history is an emerging field built by dedicated activists, historians, and archivists across the web. This hub acts as a growing resource for oral histories practitioners and the public.
Archives of Lesbian Oral History (ALOT) [ten audio collections (c. 100 interviews) of interviews and broadcasts concerning lesbian life, broadly defined; content mostly Canadian from 1990 to the present; searchable across tags and topics]
Arizona LGBTQ Storytelling Project [around 10 interviews with LGBTQ+ people in Arizona]
Philadelphia LGBT Oral History Project [24 aural/oral history interviews conducted by Dr. Marc Stein in the early 1990s for his first book, about Philadelphia’s lesbian and gay history from the 1940s through the 1970s; transcripts only, no audio]
Queer Appalachia Oral History Project [18 oral/aural interviews of LGBTQ people in the Central Appalachian Region/Eastern Kentucky from 2011; most interviews are on-line, without transcripts]
Queer in Brighton [two oral histories with LGBTQ people in Brighton, England; transcripts only on-line]
Queer Oral History Project [Utah-San Francisco community project began in 2009; video oral histories of 18 LGBTQ people on line, including 1 trans woman; no transcripts]