Rainbow Project Announces the Final 2014 Rainbow List!

The Rainbow Project, a joint committee between the GLBT Round Table and the Social Responsibilities Round Table of the American Library Association, has released its 2014 Rainbow List. This list compiles books with GLBTQ content of note that are recommended for people ages 0-18. A special thanks to the committee members who made this a […]

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Stonewall Ad Hoc Committee Report Open For Roundtable Comment

The GLBTRT Executive Board is seeking membership comments on the report from the Stonewall Ad Hoc Committee before Midwinter Meeting 2014.  Lisa Johnston will compile the responses sent to the membership list at glbtrt-l@ala.org, and the Board will discuss these and the report at the meeting on Saturday morning. Click here to view the full […]

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British Library, Oxford, and Others Release Large Number of Public Domain Images

The British Library has released over one million images from digitized books from 1600-1900 onto Flickr Commons for anyone to use, mix, and repurpose. Maps, comical satire, decorative letters, landscapes, and other illustrations are now in the public domain thanks to a gift from Microsoft.  The featured image comes from Historia de las Indias de […]

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Blake Little’s Photographs from the Gay Rodeo on Display in Indianapolis

For the first time, Blake Little’s Photographs from the Gay Rodeo can be seen at the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art (Indianapolis) starting on February 1, 2014. These 41 black-and-white images of gay and lesbians on the gay rodeo circuit date back to 1988. Curator Johanna Blume said, “This exhibit also explores […]

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Organization Announcements January 2014: Resources and Developments

Organization announcements follow developments of interest in the LGBT world from established organizations. If you know of something we’ve missed, please contact the editor so we can add it in!  Oak Park Public Library (IL) has a recommendation for the core collection of a “$200 Transgender Bookshelf. Other sources are the annual GLBTRT Over the Rainbow […]

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OUT NOW wins first ever Award for Youth Activism from Out in the Silence

The Out in the Silence organization has made its first Award for Youth Activism to OUT NOW  for its efforts to end bullying, harassment, and discrimination and to promote safe schools and inclusive communities for all. Founded nearly twenty years ago as a weekly support group for LGBT youth in a Springfield (MA) church basement, the […]

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New York Public Library hosts blog entries from Perry Brass’s “Why We Fight”

Photo Credit: Benson Kua (via Flickr)

The New York Public Library site has the first of a series of blog entries by author/activist Perry Brass in conjunction with the NYPL’s show “Why We Fight: Remembering AIDS Activism.” The blog, “A Prophesy Before Our Time: The Gay Men’s Health Project Clinic Opens in 1972,” describes an activist grass-roots clinic Brass helped start […]

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