What are the politics of accounting for and sharing LGBTQ history in the United States with broader publics? The US National Park Service released LGBTQ America: A Theme Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer History in 2016, designed to serve as a foundation for identifying, evaluating, and preserving LGBTQ history and historic sites across the country. In a roundtable conversation in 2018, six authors of the theme study from various fields and training backgrounds reflect on the production, meaning, and future of these thirty-two chapters and the drastically different national political landscape from the one in which the study was written.
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