Ann K. Symons Elected ALA Honorary Member

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By Emilia Marcyk Long-time LGBTQ advocate Ann K. Symons was named as an ALA Honorary Member at Midwinter 2017. The honor recognizes her contributions to intellectual freedom, access and service to the LGBTQ community. She will receive official recognition during the Opening General Session at ALA Annual in 2017. Symons was previously awarded the ALA […]


GLBTRT Hosts Social at Midwinter 2017

By Thomas Maxheimer During the recent ALA Midwinter 2017 conference, the GLBTRT hosted a social gathering at the Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta. Organizers estimate there were approximately 200 in attendance. During the festive event, the Adult Stonewall winners were announced, as well as the Over the Rainbow top ten. In addition, […]


Stonewall Book Awards Announced

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The GLBTRT announced the annual Stonewall Book Awards this week at ALA Midwinter. The Stonewall awards go to outstanding fiction and non-fiction for children, young adults, and adults which address the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender experience. The Stonewall Book Awards – Mike Morgan & Larry Romans Children’s and Young Adult Literature Award Magnus Chase […]


Stonewall Authors Scheduled Appearances at ALA Annual Conference

If you cannot attend the Stonewall Book Awards Brunch, or cannot wait until Monday morning to meet a favorite author, here is a list of Stonewall Author appearances in the ALA Exhibits Hall.  Stop by and say hello. Stonewall Authors Scheduled Appearances at 2011 ALA Annual Conference Date Author Citation Location Award Sunday, 26 June, […]


Tickets Still Available to Stonewall Book Awards Brunch

Going to ALA Annual Conference?  Celebrate & support LGBTQ literature.  Attend the Stonewall Book Awards Brunch on Monday, June 27, 2011 – 10:30am – 2:00pm. Tickets You can get your tickets in the following ways: Haven’t registered for Annual yet?  You can add the Stonewall Book Awards Brunch to your registration during the normal process.  […]


Chicago GLBT Historical Resources

Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame The Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame is both a historic event and an exhibit. Through the Hall of Fame, residents of Chicago and the world are made aware of the contributions of Chicago’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities and the communities’ efforts to eradicate homophobic […]