April 17, 2009
To commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, OutHistory.org will award five prizes for the best online exhibits on the local LGBTQ histories of villages, towns, counties, and cities in the U.S. since June 1969. This contest is meant to draw attention to LGBTQ histories outside of major cities, as well as in major metropolitan areas. Prizes range from $5,000 for the first place winner, $4,000 for the second, $3,000 for the third, $2,000 for the fourth, and $1,000 for the fifth place winner. The deadline for submissions is June 28, 2009. See the contest rules for more information and instructions.