Rethinking LGBTQ+ Representation

…complaints were that the movement had, for the past twenty years focused exclusively on the concerns of gays who were primarily male, decidedly white, and overwhelmingly middle class. Another concern was with the focus of the early gay liberation movement on...

Ten ways to a more inclusive library

Hoping to show up as an LGBTQ+ Ally as a curator? Here are ten ways to make sure your digital and physical shelves suggest an inclusive mindset: 1.Be a fan of the LAMBDA AWARDS and scope out recent recipients here. 2. Level up on your awareness of representation in...

Thank you Priya Parker!

This week I read Priya Parker’s fabulous book The Art of Gathering.  There are so many gems in this book that I had to draft a few key take-aways here:    “Chill is a miserable attitude when it comes to hosting gatherings,” (pg 74). The more...
Push Play on Queer Culture

Push Play on Queer Culture

Representation matters–and we need to do more to make sure our students and staff have access (and are accessing) narratives which prioritise a wider spectrum of voices.  According to GLAAD, “Only nine of the 14 (64%) LGBTQ-inclusive major studio films...