The Rainbow Round Table is currently accepting nominations for our non-book awards, the RRT Award for Political Activism, the Newlen-Symons Award for Excellence, and the Larry Romans Mentorship Award (with @godort). Submission deadline is March 31. https://www.ala.org/rt/rrt/awards
U.S. took home their second consecutive gold medal in sitting volleyball and TEAM USA sitting volleyball teammates were champion allies to Monique Matthews and her husband as he transitioned. https://www.outsports.com/paralympics/2021/9/5/22658450/sitting-volleyball-monique-matthews-paralympics-gold-medal
With genderfuck high drag spontaneity and an abundance of glitter as their bottom line, the members of this ever-expanding assemblage of lavender post-hippiedom somehow managed to find each other in the Haight. https://www.ebar.com/arts_&culture/books//290687/bedazzlers:_the_cockettes_in_print:_acid_drag&_sexual_anarchy_1969-1972
Michigan has approved its first ever Credit Union especially for the LGBT community. It will be the first credit union in the United States designed to support LGBT customers across the country. Its online service will start in early 2020.
For all you POSE fans out there, check out this parody from A Black Lady Sketch Show. A Ball for the rest of the LGBTQT’s! “Whether you’re Mother Exhausted from the House of Tired, or one of the Eternal Children from the House of Forever 21, y’all better bring it! The first category is … […]
Lee Bennett Hopkins, passionate educator and prolific children’s poet and anthologist, died on August 8 in Cape Coral, Fla., following a hospitalization for COPD. He was 81. Many of Hopkins’s books have been celebrated over the years with distinctions and awards from the American Library Association, the International Reading Association, and the National Council of […]
https://www.theguardian.com/music/2019/aug/14/henri-belolo-obituary The record producer and label boss Henri Belolo, who has died aged 82, helped define the “Eurodisco” genre of the later disco era in the second half of the 1970s.
Gough, Erin. Amelia Westlake was never here. Poppy. 2019. $17.99. 356p. HC. 9780316450669. Will Everhart is a troublemaker. Harriet Price is a prefect. The only thing they have in common at Rosemead private school for girls is that they both think something needs to be said about Coach Hadley, the prized staff member at Rosemead […]
GLBTRT member Kristie Escobar, a third-year doctoral student at FSU’s School of Information, was awarded the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Award. See the full announcement from Florida State University at the link below. https://news.cci.fsu.edu/cci-news/cci-in-the-news/kristie-escobar-selected-for-yalsas-doctoral-dissertation-fellowship-award/