RRT News and Reviews committee member Miranda Dube discusses how she founded Librarians for Survivors

As part of a graduate school assignment, Miranda researched what resources were available in the library for patrons who experienced domestic and/or sexual violence. Her conclusion as to, “how libraries in my state were providing services for survivors- and the answer really boils down to this- they weren’t.” Read this interview with Miranda to hear […]

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Sign up for Global Pride Live event on Facebook

Sun 27 at 5 PM – Jun 28 at 4:59 PM UTC+12 From the Washington Blade: Global Pride 2020 will amplify Black voices on Saturday, June 27 during the international event.  Organizers will use the platform to acknowledge the international response to the death of George Floyd and the resurging demand for racial justice by working […]

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A trans influencer is outing gay men in Morocco & the horrific fallout has been swift

In an Instagram Live video several weeks ago, Talouni taught her followers how to download apps like Planet Romeo, Hornet, and Grindr to find gay men who live in their area. She showed people how to search for the apps online, install them, and create fake profiles to out gay and bi men. https://www.lgbtqnation.com/2020/04/trans-influencer-outing-gay-men-morocco-horrific-fallout-swift/

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Bedazzlers: The Cockettes in Print: Acid Drag & Sexual Anarchy 1969-1972

With genderfuck high drag spontaneity and an abundance of glitter as their bottom line, the members of this ever-expanding assemblage of lavender post-hippiedom somehow managed to find each other in the Haight.  https://www.ebar.com/arts_&culture/books//290687/bedazzlers:_the_cockettes_in_print:_acid_drag&_sexual_anarchy_1969-1972

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Navigating Queer Realities in School Libraries

ALA Midwinter Sunday January 26, 2020 1:00-2:00 PM This session, presented by Rae-Anne Montague of Chicago University’s Department of Information Studies, will explore effective practices for school librarians in collection development, instruction, online resources, programs, and events to recognize the contributions of LGBTQ individuals and groups.  If you are free for this session, please join […]

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