First Transgender Male Boxer Wins in California

Patricio Manuel is a thirty-three year old transgender male lightweight boxer. He made history last Saturday by becoming the first transgender male to win in an American boxing event in Indigo, California.  He won in the lightweight division by beating Hugo Aguilar. After only twelve minutes they declared him the winner! After his historic win […]

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LGBTQIA+ US News

Transgender fighter wins in historic pro debut Boxer Patricio Manuel is the first transgender male to fight professionally in the U.S. winning his match and making history.  School Districts Expand Gender Options To Include Transgender And Nonbinary Students Almost all schools in the Washington D.C. area have policies that protect gender identity against discrimination. They […]

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LGBTQIA+ World News

US marriages recognized in Mexico; Republicans work against anti-discrimination; Tunisian police use anti-gay laws to spy on anyone. Ina first, gay Mexican couple has U.S. marriage recognized by Mexico Footnote in new trade deal causes confusion over LGBTQ protections Tunisia’s Assault on Gay Men’s—and Everyone’s – Right to Privacy

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LGBTQIA+ US News

The 2018 blue wave included quite a few LGBT wins — even though voters are still wary of gay and trans candidates A survey of 1,500 voters conducted by the Washington Post revealed that even liberal voters tend to shy away from openly queer political candidates. LGBT Splinter Group From Migrant Caravan Is The 1st […]

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Want to give on this #givingTuesday?

Want to give on this #givingTuesday? Give to the Paradise branch of the Butte County Library System.  The Marin County Free Library and the California Library Association have an online fundraiser running.  Their goal is only $10,000…how about we make it more? 😊 The branch (unlike most of the town) is still standing, but in […]

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Matching Gift to GLBTRT – 11/27/2018

Please consider donating to our round table! GLBTRT is eligible for matching funds up to $2,000 for any donations to the RT given on Giving Tuesday (November 27). The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender (GLBT) Round Table of the American Library Association is committed to serving the information needs of the GLBT professional library community, […]

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LGBTQIA+ World News

Courts overturn same-sex marriage laws in Bermuda; same-sex marriage rejected by Taiwanese voters; Hong Kong refuses to even start down a road that allows same-sex marriage. Bermuda top court reverses government’s gay marriage ban Taiwan votes down same-sex marriage as China welcomes midterm results Hong Kong legislature rejects step towards same-sex unions  

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LGBTQIA+ US News

LGBT triumphs: 2 governorships, at least 9 seats in Congress LGBT candidates won big in this year’s midterm election including Jared Polis who became the nation’s first openly gay governor of any state. Photographer Florian Joahn challenges ideas of masculinity Inspired by a trip to São Paulo for a transgender community exhibition called “Y’all better quiet […]

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