LGBTQ+ people

Includes resources about – and the cultural sector’s response to – people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer/questioning, intersex, asexual, and more ...

  • Finding the Right Words: LGBTQ+ Glossary

    January 08, 2021

    Glossary (updated Apr 2020) produced by It Gets Better Project:"Ever find yourself at a loss for the right words when it comes to LGBTQ+ labels? Start the year off right with our inclusive glossary for some of the more universally used terms."Finding the Right Words: LGBTQ+ Glossary… more

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  • We Need Diverse Books™

    December 31, 2020

    "We Need Diverse Books™ is a grassroots organization of children’s book lovers that advocates essential changes in the publishing industry to produce and promote literature that reflects and honors the lives of all young people." Amongst the resources on their website are links to a huge range of booklists… more

    Tagged with: Black, ethnic minority and mixed-heritage people, Children & young people, Disability, Health & Wellbeing, Mental Health, LGBTQ+ people

  • CILIP LGBTQ+ Network

    June 30, 2020

    "The LGBTQ+ Network was formed out of the need for a group to represent all UK LGBTQ+ Library Knowledge & Information workers, as there hasn’t been a formal organisation focused on this since around 2000. The Network, which is a CILIP supported group rather than a Member Network, will create… more

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  • LGBTQIA resources for library workers

    August 08, 2019

    Subtitled "A collaborative and expanding list resources for LGBTQIA library and information workers", this new and growing resource on Padlet contains lots of useful info, under the headings: "Books & Journal Articles"; "LGBTQ+ library users"; "LGBTQ+ histories"; "Reports and statistics"; "Resources"; and "LGBTQ+ news items".LGBTQIA resources for library workers.… more

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  • LGBTQ histories

    November 22, 2018

    British Library resource:"From the 1500s to today, this site charts the struggles for love, identity and legislative change faced by LGBTQ communities in the UK. Here we explore the experiences and stories encountered in our collections, but also pose questions and seek to involve the community in thinking about… more

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