First Transgender Male Boxer Wins in California

Patricio Manuel is a thirty-three year old transgender male lightweight boxer. He made history last Saturday by becoming the first transgender male to win in an American boxing event in Indigo, California.  He won in the lightweight division by beating Hugo Aguilar. After only twelve minutes they declared him the winner! After his historic win […]

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Congrats to our 2019 Emerging Leader!

We are delighted to announce Hannah Bowser, MLIS will be the GLBT-RT‘s 2019 Emerging Leader. Hannah will be joining the team working on the GLBT-RT archive in celebration of the RT’s 50th anniversary. Hannah is Virtual Services Librarian at New Hanover County Library in Wilmington, NC. She earned her MLIS at the University of Alabama. […]

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Read This, Save Lives

Seventeen-year old Sameer Jha may be young, but already a respected activist and author of a #1 Amazon Hot New Release, we surmise he will be the most ambitious teenager you read about today, this week, this month, even this year! With Read This, Save Lives, published earlier this month, Sameer explains how he has turned […]

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Join Drag Queen Story Hour on Facebook!

The GLBTRT encourages all members to like support the new Facebook group for the increasingly popular Drag Queen Story Hour. According to a recent report from Spotlight News, more than 200 people recently attended an event at Albany Public Library in New York, where a drag queen read stories and sang songs and even held […]

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Artist Profile: Margo Rivera-Weiss

In this series I profile artists from local LGBTQIA communities across the country.  Artists who are known in their local communities are part of what makes a community vibrant.  They are our touchstones for culture and memories, and influence the larger culture in ways that are difficult to pinpoint; ways that become apparent only in […]

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#TBT – James Baldwin

By A. Mattonen Activist, essayist, novelist, playwright, poet–there are many titles that spring to mind when hearing James Baldwin’s name. His bibliography contains a myriad of works that lend themselves to modern day literary critics, wordsmiths, and public speakers. There is even a Buzzfeed article dedicated to Baldwin quotes that can “feed your soul.” What […]

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Meet Peter Brunette! An RT Member Profile

By A. Faulkner What is your role in the GLBTRT? Currently, I’m the chair of the Resources Committee, though I’ve served on that committee since 2015. I feel very grateful for the opportunity to work with my committee members, reach out to other committees, and evaluate how our resources can best meet the needs of […]

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Meet Samantha Eichelberger! An RT Member Profile

By A. Faulkner What is your role in the GLBTRT? Currently, I am a quiet member who enjoys following the conversation. I would love to get more involved! What does the GLBTRT mean to you? To me, it means representation, both for myself, within the wider profession, and for the community I serve. The GLBTRT […]

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