JUNE 1, 2022
Happy LGBTQ+ Pride Month from the Museum of Us! As a Smithsonian Affiliate, this year we’re joining forces with the Smithsonian Institute to bring you stories and resources that celebrate and honor the contributions of LGBTQ+ peoples throughout history.
Let’s get started! #SmithsonianPride
National Museum of the American Indian
Hear from Indigenous youth working in the fields of education, health, cultural heritage, and the arts to amplify Two Spirit and Native LGBTQ+ voices and issues: Ryan Young (Ojibwe), Souksavanh Keovorabouth (Diné [Navajo]) and Naomy Méndez Romero (Zapotec). Moderated by Anthony Bullard (Lumbee).
Because of HerStory
Meet nine LGBTQ+ women who have made remarkable contributions to the nation and helped advance equality in fields as diverse as medicine and the dramatic arts. Read their stories, represented by objects in the Smithsonian‘s collections.
The National Museum of African American History and Culture
The National Museum of African American History and Culture brings us the Ron Simmons Photography Collection, celebrating the iconic moments and stories captured by photographer and tenacious activist within the Black and LGBTQ+ movements, Dr. Ron Simmons