That's why we make it mandatory that all of the projects we fund ensure a wider range of people are involved in heritage.
Over the past 25 years we've invested over £5million across the UK in sharing stories of LGBT+ love, creativity, activism and much more.
Here are some of the inspirational LGBT+ heritage projects we've been proud to fund. And if you've got an idea for a project, we'd love to hear from you.
In conversation: Jan Pimblett and Veronica McKenzie on archives and collecting stories of LGBT+ people’s lives
Future-proofing heritage: experience and advice from Brighton LGBT+ leaders
Opening up collections: LGBT+ heritage at the V&A