The Victory Fund exists to see LGBTQ candidates elected to office! Here is their list of candidates, for reference. https://victoryfund.org/our-candidates-2018/
Author: Joel Shoemaker
Read This, Save Lives
Seventeen-year old Sameer Jha may be young, but already a respected activist and author of a #1 Amazon Hot New Release, we surmise he will be the most ambitious teenager you read about today, this week, this month, even this year! With Read This, Save Lives, published earlier this month, Sameer explains how he has turned […]
Join Drag Queen Story Hour on Facebook!
The GLBTRT encourages all members to like support the new Facebook group for the increasingly popular Drag Queen Story Hour. According to a recent report from Spotlight News, more than 200 people recently attended an event at Albany Public Library in New York, where a drag queen read stories and sang songs and even held […]
Support GLBTRT 50th Anniversary Celebration!
The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Round Table (GLBTRT) of the American Library Association (ALA) was founded in 1970 as ALA’s Task Force on Gay Liberation. It is the nation’s first gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender professional organization. New t-shirts celebrating and commemorating GLBTRT’s upcoming 50th anniversary are now available to order. Click the link […]
LGBTQIA+ US News
by J. Shoemaker LGBT Adults in US Less likely to have jobs, health insurance According to a long-term study with around 10,000 participants, sexual minorities may be twice as likely to be unemployed, equally as unlikely to be insured. LGBT Parents face bias in US adoption process Proposed amendment would allow child welfare providers to […]
New ProQuest Resource – LGBT Magazine Archive
By J. Shoemaker Recently, I noticed a new resource coming from ProQuest in September. I thought it would be worthwhile to mention here, so I reached out to our ProQuest representative for some information. Bill Brauer is an account manager for public libraries with ProQuest. Below is what he sent about LGBT Magazine Archive. “The backfiles […]
LGBT Life from EBSCO
Click here to explore LGBT Life from EBSCO! One of the leading providers of research databases, EBSCO provides a comprehensive database of more than 260 abstracted and indexed journals and more than 350 abstracted and indexed books and other reference works for LGBT studies. A complete title list is available here. LGBT Life with Full Text includes 140+ […]
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Meet the New News Committee! (part 2 of 2)
Here are the rest of the members of the new GLBTRT News Committee. Again, we’re very excited to bring you information that we hope proves relevant to the membership of the GLBTRT. Please let us know if you have any suggestions along the way. We’ll be posting a survey opportunity soon! Sam Leif (pronounced Lafe) […]
Meet the New News Committee! (part 1 of 2)
Hello! The new GLBTRT News Committee began work in June, with official duties to commence July 1, 2018. Thank you for your patience during this transition (as chair, I’m still trying to figure this website out, for example :-D). We hope to bring you exciting original content and continue providing great information as often as […]