The Rainbow Roundtable is now accepting nominations for the following awards. Membership in the Rainbow Roundtable is not a requirement. Rainbow RT Award for Political Activism- This award honors librarians, library related organizations (including libraries, library staff, library boards, library friends), and other individuals or groups (public or private) that have demonstrated excellence in the […]
“I’d like to invite attendees to wear rainbows on Friday, June 21 during the annual conference to show support for LGBTQ+ rights. There will be a limited number of rainbow pins at the registration area too. We want to commemorate historical efforts from Stonewall 50 anniversary, the Compton’s Cafeteria Riots in San Francisco and other […]
Check out the information below on the upcoming #LBYRPrideChat! Join several authors and members of the GLBTRT on Tuesday, June 4 as they chat about all things LGBTQ+ in honor of pride month. All of the information can be found here.
With Midwinter behind us and the ALA elections rapidly approaching, I wanted to update you on a few things the board has been working on and what’s coming up in the next few weeks and at Annual. The GLBTRT has been very fortunate to have two dedicated teams of Emerging Leaders work on what’s become […]
https://www.thequeerbar.com Join the round table tonight from 6-8 pm in Seattle for award announcements and reading lists! A great opportunity to network with members from 6-8 pm for a suggested donation of $5. Hope to see you there! https://www.eventscribe.com/2019/ALA-Midwinter/fsPopup.asp?Mode=presInfo&PresentationID=470039
“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 […]
ALA Presidential candidates have been announced, petitions for additional candidates have been filed. It’s time to look ahead to the 2019 ALA Elections! GLBTRT does not have a nominating committee and anyone who wants to run for office can do so by using ALA’s online election form. The ALA Elections bio-app system is now up and […]
There’s quite a bit going on in Seattle in a couple of weeks and we thought it would be good to highlight some of the GLBTRT offerings. The Executive Board meeting on Saturday, January 26 from 8:30 – 10 AM at the Washington State Convention Center in Room 203 is open to all members. An […]
Terms begin after Annual Conference 2019…. Dear Colleagues: ALA Presidential candidates have been announced, petitions for additional candidates have been filed. It’s time to look ahead to the 2019 ALA Elections! GLBTRT does not have a nominating committee and anyone who wants to run for office can do so by using ALA’s online election form. […]
Happy New Year! It’s officially 2019 and these five LGBT books appear to be quickly forthcoming! Though I admit my first love is YA (see yesterday’s NYE post) I’m adding these to my TBR pile! What’re you looking forward to reading this year?