Updates and Announcements

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Introducing: #BooksToTeens

We’re thrilled to announce our new campaign: #BooksToTeens! #BooksToTeens is a new initiative to help get more LGBTQIA+ books into the hands of teens that need them. We’ll feature a new crowdfunding project every other week on GayYA’s Twitter. Most of the projects will be donorschoose.org fundraisers, but we may branch out into Kickstarters for [...]

By | June 12th, 2017|Archive, Updates and Announcements|Comments Off on Introducing: #BooksToTeens

Introduction to GayYA’s 2017 Blogathon

What. A. Year. I began planning this blogathon the week after the U.S. election. Over the past six years, our blogathons have focused on general love of LGBTQIA+ YA, but this year, I knew that that would fall short. I was personally seeking something more, something that would help me grasp the world as it [...]

Call for Volunteers: Content Team Members

We're looking for 2-3 new volunteers to join our Content Team! Content Team Member Content Team members keep GayYA going by formatting posts before they go up and scheduling promotional tweets on Twitter. Help broaden our readership base and enable our community members find posts relevant to them and their interests by promoting our content and making our [...]

By | May 5th, 2017|Archive, Updates and Announcements|Comments Off on Call for Volunteers: Content Team Members

Call for Submissions: Aromantic Spectrum Awareness Week

During Aromantic Spectrum Awareness Week, we want to use our space on GayYA to support AroSpec voices. Last year, we decided to host Awareness Week Series over the various LGBTQIA+ Awareness Weeks throughout the year. Though we hope to include everyone on the site at all times, we wanted to dedicate a concentrated space to people from a [...]

By | January 4th, 2017|Archive, Updates and Announcements|Comments Off on Call for Submissions: Aromantic Spectrum Awareness Week

Introduction: Asexuality in YA Series

During our Asexuality in YA series, we want to use our space on GayYA to support ace-spectrum voices. Last year, we decided to host Awareness Week Series over the various LGBTQIA+ Awareness Weeks throughout the year. Though we hope to include everyone on the site at all times, we wanted to dedicate a concentrated space [...]

By | December 12th, 2016|Archive, Updates and Announcements|2 Comments

Center Trans Voices: Introduction to Trans Awareness Week Series

Since election day I've been in a state of despair. I couldn't write this introduction, because all I could think of was giving up. Now, as I write this, I am sitting with a cat on my lap and the sun is warm on my skin. I am cat-sitting for a genderqueer author friend, and [...]

By | November 14th, 2016|Archive, Updates and Announcements|1 Comment

Call for Submissions: Asexuality in YA Series

During the Asexuality in YA series we want to use our space on GayYA to support ace spectrum voices. Last year, we decided to host Awareness Week Series over the various LGBTQIA+ Awareness Weeks throughout the year. Though we hope to include everyone on the site at all times, we wanted to dedicate a concentrated [...]

By | October 24th, 2016|Archive, Updates and Announcements|Comments Off on Call for Submissions: Asexuality in YA Series

Call for Selection Team Members

Are you an avid reader of LGBTQIA+ YA? Do you have ThoughtsTM about the representation of LGBTQIA+ youth? Are you interested in helping GayYA.Org decide which LGBTQIA+ YA books to recommend, review, and promote? We are thrilled to announce that we are seeking 5 new members for our Selection Team. GayYA’s Selection Team is a [...]

By | October 4th, 2016|Archive, Updates and Announcements|Comments Off on Call for Selection Team Members

Introduction to Bisexual Awareness Week Series 2016

During Bisexual Awareness Week, we want to use our space on GayYA to support bi, pan, and non-monosexual/romantic voices. Last year, we decided to host Awareness Week Series over the various LGBTQIA+ Awareness Weeks throughout the year. Though we hope to include everyone on the site at all times, we wanted to dedicate a concentrated [...]

By | September 21st, 2016|Updates and Announcements|Comments Off on Introduction to Bisexual Awareness Week Series 2016

Call for Submissions: Bisexual Awareness Week Series

During Bisexual Awareness Week, we want to use our space on GayYA to support bi, pan, and polysexual/romantic voices. Last year, we decided to host Awareness Week Series over the various LGBTQIA+ Awareness Weeks throughout the year. Though we hope to include everyone on the site at all times, we wanted to dedicate a concentrated space to [...]

By | August 24th, 2016|Updates and Announcements|Comments Off on Call for Submissions: Bisexual Awareness Week Series