Florida Queer History (FQH)

banner-1The Florida Queer History Project, founded in June 2016, is a growing archive of oral histories dedicated to highlighting the queer experience in Florida throughout the last century. The project aims to provide a means for queer-identified individuals to express and document how their sexual orientations and gender identities have shaped their lives.


Archival Collections

Aliya Miranda at the Santa Fe College LGBTQ+ Awareness Day

Aliya Miranda at the Santa Fe College LGBTQ+ Awareness Day

  • Oral history interviews for the Florida Queer History are currently undergoing processing, and interview audio is available to access through the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program offices. Please contact us for more information.

Get Involved

  • Currently seeking volunteers who wish to contribute their time transcribing interviews and learning how to conduct oral history interviews.
  • This project welcomes partnership with other departments who wish to collaborate on means to increase visibility for the queer community. Those interested in contributing their talents or wishing to bring their unique interests to this project are encouraged to contact the project coordinator.


Florida Queer History Project Coordinator

Florida Queer History Events and Research News

Florida Queer History: A Pride Extravaganza

Sep 19th, 2017

The Samuel Proctor Oral History Program (SPOHP)’s Florida Queer History Project is partnering with First Magnitude Brewing Company to bring you “A Pride Extravaganza” on October 15! The event will… Read More

SPOHP Open House Scheduled for Sept. 29

Sep 13th, 2017

September 29th from noon to 2 PM, SPOHP is hosting an Open House in the SPOHP office to welcome students and faculty alike to get acquainted with our program, staff and dozens of exciting on… Read More

MCDA’s Anti-Racism Education Week

Sep 5th, 2017

MCDA is proud to present: Anti-Racism Education Week. Come join us as we engage in an event series on anti-racism education, self-care, and education on the first amendment. This is… Read More