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 […]

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You’re Invited! GLBTRT Social @ Midwinter: Sunday February 11th, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender (GLBT) Round Table logo

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 […]

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Perci Chester Photography Exhibit in Minneapolis, MN

By A. Faulkner From our contact form, info about an upcoming photography exhibit in Minneapolis, MN.  Free and open to the public: In Search of the Glass Slipper, San Francisco, 1974 Photographs by Perci Chester When August 28 – September 29, 2017 Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm and by appointment Free and […]

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GLBT-RT Events at Annual 2017 Chicago

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, […]

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Lambda Literary Announces 1st Annual Lambda LitFest Los Angeles

By A. Faulkner This literary festival will take place March 6-12, 2017.  In addition to honoring LGBTQ writers in southern California, the festival will include readings, workshops, pop-up events, entertainment and discussions about LGBTQ literature and publishing.  For more information: http://www.lambdaliterary.org/features/news/01/31/announcing-1st-annual-lambda-litfest-los-angeles/.

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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, […]

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GLBTRT Events at ALA Midwinter 2015

By Peter Coyl Fellow RT Members: If you will be at ALA MW this coming week, please note the following RT events taking place.  Of particular note is our panel discussion Sunday morning about blood donations.  Our Executive Board meeting is open to all and we encourage members to come see how the Round Table […]

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Mark your calendar! Midwinter Social details

By John Mack Freeman (via Roland Hansen) The GLBTRT Midwinter Social will be held: Sunday February 1st 6-8pm Columbia College Chicago Library 624 S. Michigan Avenue,  2nd Floor The suggested door charge is $5, though all donations will be welcomed and accepted. A special 45th anniversary anniversary treat will kick off the evening. The Stonewall  […]

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Website Publishes Names of Anti-LGBT Petition Signers

By John Mack Freeman An anonymous website has popped up over the last week in response to a petition drive in Houston. A petition was started to put the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance to a public vote. The petition garnered over 50,000 signatures, well over the 17,000 required for the initiative to be put on […]

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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.  […]

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