By Emilia Marcyk Current scholarship and academic news addressing LGBTQIA identities and concerns, of interest to librarians, educators, and information professionals. Publications Alessi, Edward J., et al. “The First-Year University Experience for Sexual Minority Students: A Grounded Theory Exploration.” Journal of LGBT Youth, vol 14, iss. 1, 2017, pp. 71-92. URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19361653.2016.1256013 The authors conducted […]
By Emilia Marcyk Current scholarship and academic news addressing LGBTQIA identities and concerns, of interest to librarians, educators, and information professionals. Publications Boone, J. A. “Creating a Queer Archive in the Public Eye: The Case of Reşad Ekrem Koçu.” GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 23.1 (2017): http://muse.jhu.edu/article/645204 Boone’s article examines the İstanbul […]
By Thomas Maxheimer Sarah Paulson uses SAG Awards speech to call for donations to ACLU Bisexual actress Sara Paulson won for her performance as Marcia Clark in The People vs. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story. She said, “I would like to make a plea for everyone, if they can, any money they have to spare […]
The GLBTRT released its list of outstanding titles for children and young adults on January 25. The Rainbow Book List is an annotated bibliography released each year. It highlights quality fiction and non-fiction (picture books, middle grade, and young adult) that authentically represents gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender experiences. Top Ten Rainbow List Books I’m […]
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/.
By Thomas Maxheimer It’s Official: Will & Grace Is Coming Back NBC has confirmed that it has ordered 10 new episodes, 10 years after going off the air. This will be the 9th season of the hit show. Will & Grace is one among the growing trend of revived series such as Full House, Gilmore […]
By Thomas Maxheimer Clexacon Makes History With The First-Ever Entertainment Convention For LGBTQ Women And Allies The March 3-5, 2017 convention, which will be held in Las Vegas, NV, will be a celebration of LGBTQ women characters and stories that have provided comfort and support for the queer community. Tickets on sale now.
By Thomas Maxheimer 7 Hollywood Movies Starring LGBTI Actors To Catch In 2017 Get the popcorn ready! Check the link for previews! Sir Ian McKellen – and Luke Evans – in Beauty and the Beast Kristen Stewart in Personal Shopper Ben Whishaw in Paddington 2 Ellen Page in Flatliners Cara Delevingne in Valerian Ezra Miller in […]
The GLBTRT released its list of outstanding titles for adults at ALA Midwinter. The Over the Rainbow Project releases an annotated bibliography each year highlighting quality fiction and non-fiction for adults that authentically represents gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender experiences. Top Ten Over the Rainbow List Books The Firebrand and the First Lady: Portrait of […]
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 […]