The American Library Association stringently and unequivocally maintains that libraries and librarians have an obligation to resist efforts that systematically exclude materials dealing with any subject matter, including sex, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation.
Whether you're just becoming familiar with gender diversity or ready to start a gay-straight alliance at your school, our resources can help you and your colleagues shape inclusive policies and empower vulnerable students.
How can libraries become trans-inclusive workplaces? What can managers do to support their trans employees? How can people help their trans coworkers feel comfortable at work? In this one-hour webinar, Stephen Krueger will provide information on best practices for trans inclusion for library employees. It will include example scenarios, suggested language, and time for questions.
It is estimated that there are nearly 3 million LGBT people age 50 and older. By 2030 these estimates rise to nearly 7 million. This guide is the first among a series of resource guides that provide best practices to organizations interested in serving LGBT older adults better.
Rainbow Round Table (RRT) of the American Library Association is committed to serving the information needs of the LGBTQIA+ professional library community, and the LGBTQIA+ information and access needs of individuals at large.