Hole 19 to “pop-up” in LA

“We’ve been working on this for over 8 months now and the whole team is extremely excited to see the pop-up come to life in March. We can promise it’ll be a game changer for LA!” – Kara Godfrey, CEO and Founder. Coming from the United Kingdom, Kara Godfrey couldn’t believe the concept of adults […]

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GLBTRT Member to be Associate State Librarian in Ohio

One of our own GLBTRT members has made it into the news this week! Evan T. Struble will become the new Associate State Librarian for Library Development for the great state of Ohio. He will be responsible for special projects, programming, developing the library and much more. Along with being part of our GLBT roundtable, […]

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Spotlight: Forest of the Enchanted Drag Queens, Santa Ana Public Library

  The following is an interview with DAVID LOPEZ, Senior Librarian at Santa Ana Public Library. What is the title of your program? Forest of the Enchanted Drag Queens: All Ages Storytime and LGBTQ+ Youth Resource Fair Program or Outreach Description A special event featuring two local drag queens who read bilingual stories and performed […]

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#TBT – Transgender Day of Remembrance – November 20

In November of 1999, Gwendolyn Ann Smith organized what would become the first Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR). Smith began the then-virtual TDoR project as a way to honor trans woman Rita Hester, who had been murdered in her Boston apartment in the winter of 1998. Now, nearly 20 years later, Transgender Day of Remembrance […]

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#TBT – National Coming Out Day

There are many ways LGBTQ+ persons have advocated for themselves throughout history, whether it be with friends or family, in the workplace, or on the political stage. One of the most personal forms of activism in and of itself has been “coming out”–revealing to the world through an act of self-disclosure that one identifies as […]

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Spotlight: Camp Drag, Ames (IA) Public Library

The following is an interview with TANVI RASTOGI, teen librarian at Ames (IA) Public LIbrary. What is the title of your program?’ Camp Drag, All Ages Drag Show Program or outreach description: Camp Drag is a drag workshop for youth in grades K-12. The workshop was created to: provide interested young people with a unique […]

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Emerging Leader Profile: Allison DeVito

The GLBTRT is proud to highlight some of our current Emerging Leaders (ELs). Including people who are members of and/or sponsored by our round table, these spotlights will let you get to know some of the incredible people in our field and learn about the work that they’ve accomplished through the EL Program. Donate today […]

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Emerging Leader Profile: Jessica Thorlakson

The GLBTRT is proud to highlight some of our current Emerging Leaders (ELs). Including people who are members of and/or sponsored by our round table, these spotlights will let you get to know some of the incredible people in our field and learn about the work that they’ve accomplished through the EL Program. Donate today […]

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Emerging Leader Spotlight: Jessica L. Colbert

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The GLBTRT is proud to highlight some of our current Emerging Leaders (ELs). Including people who are members of and/or sponsored by our round table, these spotlights will let you get to know some of the incredible people in our field and learn about the work that they’ve accomplished through the EL Program. Donate today […]

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