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 […]
The New York Public Library is providing stipends for up to two Martin Duberman Visiting Scholars, including travel to New York City and related expenses to do research in the Libraryâ€™s premier LGBT (Lesbian, Gay,Bisexual, and Transgender) history collections. The travel grants awarded range from $1,000 to $8,500. The program is limited to emerging scholarsâ€”those […]
â€œTransgender and Gender Non-Conformity in Books for Children and Teensâ€ is the May discussion topic for the Cooperative Children’s Book Center (CCBC) at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. The first two weeks is a general discussion of the topic. The second two weeks will concentrate on Susan Kuklinâ€™s Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out […]
Books can expand horizons and give LGBT people courage, sometimes easing the pain of being an outside . â€œin a world where not only our books but our lives are shelved separately from everyone else’s.â€ Lambda Literary Foundation is collecting brief videos or photographs to share inspirational books, poems, graphic novels, or other life-changing pieces […]
Event grants for Banned Books Week from the Judith F. Krug Memorial Fund of the Freedom to Read Foundation are available until April 30. These are $1,000 and/or $2,500 to support â€œRead-Outsâ€ or other activities to commemorate the week on September 21-27, 2014. During its five years, the Krug fund has supported 28 projects; photos […]
Lisa Johnston is moderator for the upcoming discussion of upcoming LGBT titles and trends from Bold Strokes Books, Cleis Press, Dreamspinner Press, MLR Press, Riptide Publishing, and Library Journal. Panelists include Victoria Oldham, Brenda Knight, Damon Suede, Kris Jacen, and Sarah Frantz. The event, which will also be archived and available for on-demand viewing, is […]
Did you know that 23% of the GLBTRT’s membership are students? The Miriam Braverman Memorial Prize is looking for the best paper about the social responsibilities of librarians, libraries, or librarianship from a student currently enrolled in library school. The prize includes a $500 stipend to offset travel costs to the 2014 Annual ALA Conference […]
HRC is providing scholarships for its Summer 2014 internships in Washington, D.C. Deadline for applications is March 28.
Cara Bertram has expressed an interest in obtaining GLBTRT archival records for the American Library Association Archives at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The most recent records that are presently at that location are from before 1997 while the round table was the SRRT Gay and Lesbian task force. Existing records can be reviewed […]
If youâ€™re a student who needs more money to attend school (and what student doesnâ€™t), thereâ€™s a new resource available to you. Campus Pride has unveiled a new LGBT scholarship database that allows both undergraduate and graduate students to find scholarships and grants to help them further their educations.