Dear GLBTRT Members, The Membership Promotion Committee is gearing up for ALA Midwinter in Seattle and we need your participation! The Buddy Program is back and we are looking for volunteers to serve as buddies and for current/new/prospective members who would like to be paired with a buddy. This is a great opportunity to expand […]
Hi All, Just a reminder, if you’re headed to Denver for Midwinter, mark your calendars now for the GLBTRT Social on Sunday, February 11 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Blush & Blu. We’ll have some light fare and drinks of all types, Blush & Blu is a bar and cafe. Suggested donation at the door is […]
The designs are in and now it is time to vote! GLBTRT members and supporters are invited to vote for their favorite t-shirt design by February 2nd. The winning design will be revealed at the GLBTRT Midwinter Social at Blush and Blu on Sunday, February 11th: https://www.facebook.com/events/367927300345305/ Vote to choose the shirt that best represents the […]
By Thomas Maxheimer GLBTRT Social at Columbia College Chicago Past, Past Chair and Honorary ALA member Ann Symons, Past Chair Deb Sica, and incoming Chair Jen Maguire-Wright Finding our name – Everyone had the opportunity to express their opinions on a possible name change for the GLBTRT.
By A. Faulkner Huge thanks to Bibliotheca. For the third annual conference in a row, Bibliotheca created a wonderful wall of diversity as part of their booth in the exhibit hall at ALA Annual. For every institution name signed on their diversity wall, they will donate $5 to the GLBTRT. Huge thanks too to everyone who […]
Bibliotheca will again be showing their support for the GLBTRT at Annual this year. Please stop by booth 4025 and sign a brick on their diversity wall! For every institution name that is signed on the wall, Bibliotheca will donate $5 to the GLBTRT. Round Table members at conference: please stop by and sign the […]
Thanks to Deb Sica, Chair of the GLBTRT Executive Board, a roundup of GLBTRT Events at ALA Annual this year! Saturday, June 24th from 8:00-10:00 AM Upstairs Inferno Film Screening McCormick Place, W181c Saturday, June 24th from 8:30-10:30 AM Executive Board Meeting Palmer House, Honore Ballroom Saturday, June 24th from 10:30-11:30 AM Out and Proud: LGBTQ Literature McCormick Place, W190a Saturday, […]
By Thomas Maxheimer Are you planning to attend ALA Annual 2017 in Chicago? If so, you may be planning a trip to the gayborhood. You might also be interested in understanding how Chicago’s “Boystown” was shaped, how it influenced the struggle for LGBT+ equality and social acceptance, and how it was the center of important […]