From the Chair: Volunteers Sought…

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GLBTRT Members: The GLBTRT is now accepting applications from members who wish to serve on the 2018 Stonewall Book Awards Committees, the Rainbow Book List Committee, and the Over the Rainbow Book List Committee.  Committee members are required to be members of the GLBTRT.  Please indicate in the application whether you are interested in serving […]

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Volunteer Opportunity! GLBTRT Representatives

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Greetings! The Round Table is looking for volunteers to be the GLBTRT representatives to the following groups.  Please email me at jen@jenw.net if you are interested in this opportunity.  Let me know what you are interested in, your involvement in those groups, and resume, if relevant. Groups: American Association of School Librarians (AASL) Association of […]

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Do you have materials related to the history of GLBTRT?

By Thomas Maxheimer Do you have materials related to the history of GLBTRT?  Would you be interested in adding them to the digital archive?  Not only are these materials important to understanding the history of the GLBTRT, they will help in celebrating the 50th anniversary of the GLBTRT in 2020.  To get started see http://www.tinyurl.com/glbtrt50 […]

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Participate in a study about post-election stress in LGBTQ communities

Jameson K. Hirsch, a clinical psychologist at East Tennessee University, is conducting a survey about well-being and post election stress in LGBTQ communities. If you have 20 – 30 minutes to spend taking a survey, you can contribute to greater understanding of this topic. Take the survey at this link. Dr. Hirsch has already collected […]

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LGBTQIA Scholarship Roundup for April 26, 2017

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By Emilia Marcyk Current scholarship and academic news addressing LGBTQIA identities and concerns, of interest to librarians, educators, and information professionals. Publications Bartholomaeus, Clare, et al. “The Capacity of South Australian Primary School Teachers and Pre-Service Teachers to Work with Trans and Gender Diverse Students.” Teaching & Teacher Education, vol. 65, July 2017, pp. 127-135.  […]

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LGBTQIA Scholarship Roundup for April 12, 2017

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By Emilia Marcyk Current scholarship and academic news addressing LGBTQIA identities and concerns, of interest to librarians, educators, and information professionals. Publications Byron, Reginald A., et al. “Performativity Double Standards and the Sexual Orientation Climate at a Southern Liberal Arts University.” Journal of Homosexuality, vol. 64, iss. 5, 2017, pp. 671-96. URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00918369.2016.1196994 Examining the […]

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LGBTQIA Scholarship Roundup for March 22nd, 2017

By Emilia Marcyk Current scholarship and academic news addressing LGBTQIA identities and concerns, of interest to librarians, educators, and information professionals. Publications Adler, Melissa. Cruising the Library: Perversities in the Organization of Knowledge. Oxford University Press, 2017. URL: http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/960836480 An analysis of the history of sexuality seen through the lens of the Library of Congress subjects […]

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Volunteer for the Queer Comics Expo!

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Love comics, particularly queer comics? Then this opportunity is for you! The annual Queer Comics Expo, which takes place in San Francisco, CA is looking for volunteers for their July 2017 event. The process is simple: go to the Queer Comics Expo website, fill out the Google form, and you’ll get a confirmation if your […]

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Funding Opportunity: The Innovative Library Classroom

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The Innovative Library Classroom, a teaching and learning conference hosted by Radford University (Radford, VA), is looking for applicants for travel grant for underrepresented and/or marginalized groups. Per the conference organizers, applicants must: Be working in librarianship (professional or paraprofessional), pursing a job in librarianship, or enrolled in an ALA accredited post-graduate program. ​Identify as […]

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LGBTQIA Scholarship Roundup for February 22nd, 2017

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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 […]

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