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  • 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 []

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  • CHICAGO — The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Round Table (GLBTRT) of the American Library Association will celebrate its award winners and honorees at the Stonewall Book Awards Ceremony from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, June 24, in the Marriott Marquis, Salon 12 & 13 in Washington, D.C.
  • CHICAGO – The American Library Association’s Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Round Table (GLBTRT) announced Donna E. Coghill, community engagement librarian and coordinator of campus partnerships, VCU Libraries, as the fourth recipient of the Newlen-Symons Award for Excellence in Serving the GLBT Community. The award was established to honor a library, librarian, library staff member, library board and/or library friends groups who serve the GLBT community. Nominees are judged based on innovation, impact, sustainability and advocacy.
  • CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender and Government Documents Round Tables (GLBTRT and GODORT) are proud to announce July Siebecker as the 2019 recipient of the Larry Romans Mentorship Award.