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 […]
LGBTQ community center in Oakland California receives 100K grant for youth outreach programs.
Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in Haifa on Thursday (August 1) to protest against LGBT violence following the stabbing of a transgender Arab teen. The protest was planned by a group of more than 30 organizations in response to the stabbing outside a shelter for LGBT youth in Tel Aviv last week. https://972mag.com/queer-palestinian-protest-lgbt-violence/142586/
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/
Kalmus, Sage (ed.) Hashtag Queer LGBTQ+ Creative Anthology Vol. 3. Qommunicate Publishing. 2019. $16.99. 230p. PB. ISBN 978-1-946952-25-7 The third volume of Hashtag Queer delivers fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and scripts written by and/or about LGBTQ+ people and their lives. This anthology includes stories focused on different queer identities, the connection between different generations of queer […]
In case you missed this news from last month, Janet Mock signed a deal at Netflix, making her the first out transgendered woman to “call creative shots at a major content company.” https://variety.com/2019/tv/features/janet-mock-netflix-deal-pose-1203246917/