ALA Midwinter Rainbow Round Table Social

Join the Rainbow Roundtable for our annual ALA Midwinter social on Sunday, January 26th from 6pm-8pm. We will be announcing the Adult Stonewall Book winners! Come join us for food, drinks and fun. It will be located at the Independence Branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia, 18 S 7th Street (7th Street between Market […]

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ALA Midwinter – Rainbow Round Table Events

The ALA midwinter meeting is coming soon from January 24-28, in Philadelphia. The Rainbow Round Table will be holding events throughout the conference. Make sure you attend the events and come to the Executive board sessions on Saturday morning! See you all then! 2020alamidwinter.org

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Call for Rainbow Round Table Chair Nominations – Deadline January 3, 2020

Thank you to all those who have submitted nominations to run for Secretary and Director-at-large for the Round Table.  We’re still very much in need of nominations for Round Table Chair. If you’ve been thinking of giving back and running for Round Table Chair, now is the time! Please fill out the attached candidate information sheet and submit directly to […]

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Run for the Rainbow RT Executive Board! – Candidate Biographical Form now open!

Nominations to run for ALA Council, committees, divisions, sections and yes, Round Tables in the 2020 ALA Elections in the spring will be accepted  through December 4, 2019. Link to fill out if you are interested in running: https://divrt.directnominations.net/Account/Login?ReturnUrl=%2F Rainbow RT Executive Board openings are: Chair-Elect Secretary Directors-at-large Rainbow Roundtable Leadership Responsibilities: https://connect.ala.org/communities-old/community-home/librarydocuments/viewdocument?DocumentKey=11754BE2-9006-48A8-97B0-57DE569F08C7

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Kellogg’s new cereal celebrating LGBTQ youth

This past week Kellogg’s Company released a brand new breakfast cereal. This new cereal will raise money for LGBTQ youth advocacy. It is called All Together cereal and features mascots from Kellogg’s cereals on the box. Donations of the cereal will go to GLAAD. https://www.lgbtqnation.com/2019/10/kelloggs-new-together-cereal-celebrates-lgbtq-youth/

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Crosswalks now rainbows in Chicago’s Boystown

Rainbows have always been a symbol of the GLBTQ community and during the Pride month of June rainbows can be seen even more. In Chicago, Illinois in “Boystown,” a popular neighborhood on the northside, the chamber of commerce there decided to paint rainbows throughout the crosswalks. “Boystown” now has many crosswalks that are painted in […]

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