Call for Proposals: KidLitCon

This year’s Kidlitcon — Blogging Diversity in Young Adult and Children’s Literature, will be taking place October 10th and 11th in Sacramento. Per their website: “KidLitCon is a gathering of people who blog about children’s and young adult books, including librarians, authors, teachers, parents, booksellers, publishers, and readers. Attendees share a love of children’s books, as well as a […]

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ALA Seeking Nominations

Peter Hepburn, GLBTRT Councillor, sent out an e-mail today announcing that the ALA Nominating Committee is seeking members who are interested in standing for election. The committee will select two people to run for President and at least 50 members to run for Council as Members-At-Large. For more information, you can see the press release […]

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People Needed to Help With Social

GLBTRT Chair Roland Hansen sent out an e-mail today asking for anyone who was able to assist with preparations and clean-up for the Social in Las Vegas. Volunteers are needed for: Shopping: Buying supplies at Costco and transporting them to Center from 2-5pm Set-Up:  Most of the food will come on disposable trays, etc, but there […]

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Philadelphia to Host First Queer Jazz Festival in Nation

Outbeat, sponsored by the William Way LGBT Community Center, is being billed as the first jazz festival with an entirely LGBT focus. Scheduled for September 18-21, the event will provide panel discussions and receptions as well as performances at clubs throughout Philadelphia.

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StoryCorps Announces New LGBTQ Initiative

StoryCorps recently announced that OutLoud, its division that helps capture the stories of LGBTQ people, will undertake a new initiative starting in June 2014 to record our stories. The goal of this initiative is to record stories from people who lived before the Stonewall uprisings in 1969. Stay tuned for more information about how to get […]

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Sign Up Today for the GLBTRT Annual Conference Buddy Program!

Via e-mail from Sherry Machones Did you know that the GLBTRT has a Buddy Program? The goal of this program is to bring together active round table members with new and/or prospective members or members becoming active for the first time or after a long absence. The program is formally for only one conference but […]

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