Team LGBTQ’s Monique Matthews helps lead U.S. sitting volleyball to Paralympics gold

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

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Bedazzlers: The Cockettes in Print: Acid Drag & Sexual Anarchy 1969-1972

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

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Lee Bennet Hopkins, 81, Poet With a Mission to Inspire Children

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 […]

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Amelia Westlake Was Never Here

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 […]

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Kristie Escobar selected for YALSA’s Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Award

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/

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