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Call for Proposals: The Library is Open

IFLA’s Management and Marketing Section, in collaboration with IFLA’s LGBTQ+ Users Special Interest Group, is pleased to invite you to submit your paper proposals for our upcoming satellite conference titled: « ‘The Library is open’: creating safe working environments for LGBTQ+ library employees and marketing supportive LGBTQ+ services » Read More

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  • 15 March 2023


Theme: “Intersectionality” The 87th World Library and Information Congress will be held in Dublin, Ireland on 26 – 29 July 2022. The theme of this year’s congress is “inspire, Engage, Enable, Connect”, so in accordance with that theme, the IFLA LGBTQ Users SIG has chosen the theme of “intersectionality.”… Read More

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  • 15 April 2022

CFP for Trans and Gender Diverse Voices in LIS

Call for chapter proposals   Working title: Trans and Gender Diverse Voices in LIS Editors: Kalani Adolpho, Stephen G. Krueger, Krista McCracken Submission deadline: December 18, 2020 Publisher: Library Juice Press, Series on Gender and Sexuality in Information Studies   Overview   Currently there are very few books that contain… Read More

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  • 05 October 2020

IFLA WLIC 2019 LGBT Conference Sessions

Looking for a truly interactive session? This session will have presentations by four speakers and a talking circle. In the talking circle delegates get the opportunity to talk about how they would like to see libraries challenge LGBTIQ stereotypes and their future vision for LGBTIQ programs, collections and services. Join IFLA LGBTQ Users Special Interest Group to talk about how libraries can make the world a better place for LGBTIQ communities. Read More

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  • 14 July 2019

Clare O’Hanlon’s Video Now Available!

You can now view Clare O’Hanlon’s presentation, “A continuum of LGBTIQA+ community engagement in libraries: From collections and cataloguing to book displays, bathrooms and beyond” here: VIDEO PRESENTATION Clare has given her permission to share this video for professional development purposes provided that… Read More

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  • 30 August 2018
  • By: Rachel Wexelbaum

NEW DATE & TIME: Join us for a video presentation at WLIC2018!

IFLA LGBTQ Users SIG is not hosting a conference session at WLIC2018 because of the human rights situation for LGBTQ+ people in Malaysia.   Instead, please enjoy this video presentation from Australian librarian and LGBTQ+ activist, Clare O’Hanlon. Clare’s presentation will take place… Read More

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  • 24 August 2018