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This powerpoint is a brief introduction to theLGBT movement in the US and the Gay, Lesbian, Bisextual and Transgender Round Table of the American Library Association.

This powerpoint is a brief introduction to theLGBT movement in the US and the Gay, Lesbian, Bisextual and Transgender Round Table of the American Library Association.

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  • 1. June 26 – Police raid the Stonewall on an Interpol tip and roust the staff. June 28 – The police return and try to raid the entire establishment. June 28 – Patrons have “had enough”. The “Gay Pride Movement” is born.
  • 2. Protests last on Gilbert Street for three days. Gay activists form Gay Liberation Front 1970 – Gay Activist Alliance Formed 1979 – First March On Washington September 20, 2011 – Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Repealed
  • 3. July 31, 1932 – February 18, 2007 An Amazing Life 1970 – Founded the ALA’s Task Force on Gay Liberation. 1973 - The American Psychiatric Association removes homosexuality from it’s list of mental illnesses. 1971 through 1976 – Leads the Gay Task Force at the ALA and edits reading lists such as the “Gay Bibliography”. Longest and oldest serving Gay Rights activist from 1956 until her death. October 1, 2012 - Has a street named after her the “Barbara Gittings Way” in Philadelphia.
  • 4. They are the nation's first gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender professional organization.  They are the ALA home for the GLBT community, their friends and allies.  They bring together people from all types and sizes of libraries and information centers, serving their diverse needs and interests.  They are committed to encouraging and supporting the free and necessary access to all information, as reflected by the missions of the American Library Association and democratic institutions.  Mission Statement Must Be An ALA Member.  $15. 00 – Individual  $ 5.00 – Student  $20.00 – Corporate or Organization.  Must join as when you either renew of initially become a member of ALA.  Includes 4 issues of the GLBTRT Newsletter. Why Join How To Join
  • 5. Ad Hoc By Laws Committee External Relations Committee Fund Raising Committee Membership Promotion Committee Newsletter Committee Over The Rainbow Book List Committee Program Planning Committee Rainbow Book Committee Stonewall Book Awards Celebration Committee Stonewall Book Award Committee Web Committee
  • 6. 2013 - Annual Conference in Seattle, Washington, January 26-27 Past Conferences and Their Agendas Included: ◦ Coming Out In Print: The LGBT Literary Landscape Today ◦ Fabulous Havens: Libraries as Safe Spaces for the Needs of LGBT Youth ◦ Out of the Closet & Into the Library: LGBTQ Programming ◦ Vampirism Just Got A Little More Colorful: Queer Vampires ◦ Queer Teens LGBTQ Young Adult Novels
  • 7. Connect Space lets you connect with all of GLBTRT members in this space. Buddy Program brings together an active member of the round table with a new member for one meeting. GLBTRT Email List is a forum for open communication among GLBTRT members and others. GLBT Reviews are book and media reviews published quarterly by members of the GLBTRT. Newsletter Archive is a member project to archive all of the past newsletters and is a multi year commitment.
  • 8. Out in the Library: Materials, Displays and Services for the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Community These figures are pulled from our Challenge Database, which currently has 10,676 challenges on record. You will notice that if you add up the numbers of challenges by reason or initiator, the total will be greater than 10,676. This is because many challenges have multiple reasons or initiators. Advocacy & Issues
  • 9. Sweet Like Sugar by Wayne Hoffman  Champaign Public Library  Chicago Public Library  Columbia College Library  Des Plaines Public Library  Elmhurst College Library  Harvey Public Library  Highland Park Public Library  Northern Illinois University Library  Rockford Public Library  Skokie Public Library  Steger Chicago Heights Public Library  Vernon Area Public Library  Woodstock Public Library
  • 10. Hide & Seek by Jonathan D. Katz and David C. Ward A Queer History of the United States by Michael Bronski
  • 11. Putting Makeup on the Fat Boy by Bil Wright  Addison Public Library  Aurora Public Library  Canton High School Library  Centralia HSD #200  Champaign Central High School Library  Judson College  Indian Trails Public Library  Olivet Nazarene University  Quincy Notre Dame High School  Schaumburg High School  Wilmette Public Library
  • 12. The Temperamentals: a new play, by Jon Marans Remembrance of Things I Forgot: A Novel, by Bob Smith Annabel: A Novel, by Kathleen Winter The Picture of Dorian Gray: An Annotated, Uncensored Edition, by Oscar Wilde, author, and Nicholas Frankel, editor
  • 13. Nina Here Nor There: My Journey Beyond Gender, by Nick Krieger Persistence: All Ways Butch and Femme, edited by Ivan E. Coyote and Zena Sharman Seeing Gertrude Stein: Five Stories, by Wanda M. Corn and Tirza True Latimer The Picture of Dorian Gray: An Annotated, Uncensored Edition, by Oscar Wilde (author), and Nicholas Frankel (editor)
  • 14. Pink, by Lili Wilkinson With or Without You, by Brian Farrey a + e 4ever, drawn and written by Ilike Merey Money Boy,
  • 15. GLBTRT Reviews - Book and media reviews from GLBTRT Members Rainbow Project Book List - Books for people from birth through eighteen years of age Over the Rainbow Book List - Books recommended for adults over eighteen years of age GLBTRT News - General, brief news updates about the GLBTRT
  • 16. The Bay Reporter. February 27, 2007. Retrieved on 11/17/12 from Queerty. The Gay Pride Issue. Retrieved on 11/12/12 from Vess, David . Barbara Gittings Way Dedicated in Philadelphia. GLBTR Newsletter, Volume 24, Number 4, Fall, 2012.