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GCAM
The Gulf Coast Archive and Museum of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender History, Inc. is a 501-c-3 organization that was formed in Houston, Texas, by a group of concerned activists so that our collective histories could be saved - as well as be available for educational uses - through the utilization of a museum or similar venue. Although we have had to close the museum space, our archives are still available by appointment. Appointments can be made for access to the archives through Judy by calling 832-722-5785. Additionally, we do have a few satellite exhibits throughout the city and arrangements can be made for temporary ones for special functions.

GCAM now proudly displays many pieces of art and artifacts on the more than 4,000 feet of wall space at the GLBT Cultural Center, 401 Branard St. inside the Montrose Counseling Center building. Please contact Judy at curator@gcam.org or 832-722-5785 for an appointment to view this exhibit.

Our meetings are held the first Monday of every month at the Montrose Counseling Center, 401 Brandard, 1st floor in room 117 at 7:00 p.m. Visitors are welcome.

Mission Statement
Gulf Coast Archive and Museum of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender History, Inc. was created to collect, preserve and provide access to historical items from the GLBT community in the gulf coast area of Texas. The archive shall encourage education of and research by anyone (regardless of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age or religion), interested in learning about any aspects of the GLBT community. The museum shall sponsor meetings for the dissemination of information and display of collected materials.

You Can Help!
We are looking for new members. Dues have been set at $25 annually (apportioned quarterly), and will be necessary to vote in our regular meetings. To join, print out a membership application, fill it out and mail it in with your money! or you can now pay online using PayPal.

We are looking for people/groups who are interested in donating/loaning their collections to GCAM. Please let us know what you may have!

If you are interested in learning more, feel free to join our mailing list at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/gcam/join. For more information, contact us!

Eartha's Closet

Created primarily from the drag wear of Eartha Quake (Tony Wadford), GCAM created EARTHA'S CLOSET, literally a collection of drag wear available to loan to community members. To learn more about the wonderful "Eartha Quake-Tony Wadford-Queen Kong Perpetual Closet for Desperate Drag Queens" contact Craig or Judy for more information on how to borrow from the closet or to make donations to the closet.

Want to know more about GCAM?

We will attend your organizations meeting and do a short presentation for you. If you would like, we will bring a few items to show in order to give a better idea of what kinds of artifacts GCAM has collected. For more information or to schedule an Outreach date contact Craig or Judy or call 832-722-5785 between 11am and 11pm.
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Gulf Coast Archive and Museum
1609 W. Main #3
Houston, TX 77006
832-722-5785

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