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What’s Your Queery? Advocacy & Inclusivity in Teen Library Services

by Candice  Happy LGBTQIA Heritage Month and happy 5th anniversary, Gay YA!! I am so honored to have been invited to contribute to Gay YA’s awesome Pride Month and anniversary blogathon! As the President of the Young Adult Library Services Association and the Senior Librarian of systemwide Teen Services at the Los Angeles Public Library, [...]

By | June 17th, 2016|Archive, Blogathon 2016, Teachers & Librarians|Comments Off on What’s Your Queery? Advocacy & Inclusivity in Teen Library Services

Dumbledore Gets Married in Ireland. Sort Of.

by Jennifer Polish So Dumbledore and Gandalf got married. At the suggestion of J.K. Rowling. And all the fandoms rode off into the proverbial sunset. But that’s not the entire story. In the same episode of Doctor Who that Shakespeare was portrayed as bisexual (I punched the air myself before remembering I was watching it [...]

By | June 25th, 2015|Archive, Guest Blogs|Comments Off on Dumbledore Gets Married in Ireland. Sort Of.

From Activist to Author, and Back Again

by Andrew J. Peters Note: Suicide content warning Writing fiction started out as something I did privately as an outlet for self-expression. For most of my career, I worked at an LGBT youth organization. I think that certain values have always been a part of my writing, such as a belief in the essential dignity [...]

By | September 29th, 2014|Archive, Author Guest Blog|Comments Off on From Activist to Author, and Back Again