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.
The Gulf Coast Archive and Museum of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual &
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Our meetings are held the first Tuesday of every month at the museum, 1609 W Main St at 7:00 p.m. Visitors are welcome.
You Can Help!
We are looking for people/groups who are interested in donating/loaning their collections to GCAM. Please let us know what you may have!
Eartha's ClosetCreated 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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