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Friday, June 28 - 7:30pm

7:30pm - 9:00pm
Rainbow Project Task Force Committee meeting Hilton Chicago
Buckingham Room
Description :

Committee Meeting

Saturday, June 29 - 8:30am

8:30am - 11:30am
Executive Board Meeting (GLBTRT) Committee meeting Sheraton Chicago
Lincoln Boardroom
Description :

A meeting of the officers and directors-at-large of the GLBT Round Table. The board provides oversight of round table business and planning between membership meetings. It carries out the formal decisions of membership and approves the annual round table budget. It makes recommendations and reports to membership through round table communication channels.

Saturday, June 29 - 10:30am

10:30am - 12:00pm
Safe in the Stacks: Community Spaces for Serving Homeless LGBTQ Youth Program McCormick Place Convention Center
S106b
Description :

Panelists will provide insight in how to serve and welcome homeless LGBTQ youth in our community and in our libraries. What are the needs and issues we can address and become advocates for? Also, hear perspectives from youth from the TransLife Center and The Crib. Question and answer period to follow.

Moderator/Speaker:
Dr. Julie Winkelstein, Librarian, Writer, Advocate.
Speaker Panel:
Jama Shelton, Director, Forty to None Project, True Colors Fund, New York City.
Bonnie Wade, Director, TransLife Program at Chicago House
Jama Shelton, Forty to None Project Director, True Colors Fund
Bonnie Wade, TransLife Center Director, Chicago House
Young Person from the TransLife Center at Chicago House
Nate Metrick, Crib Coordinator, The Night Ministry

Interests :

Sunday, June 30 - 10:30am

10:30am - 11:30am
APALA President’s Program: Pushing the Boundaries: Presentation and Representation of LGBTQ Members of/by Asian/Pacific American Writers, Authors ... Presidents program Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
Jackson Park 10A
Description :

Sponsored by APALA and GLBTRT, this program focuses on the representation, or lack thereof, of LGBTQ members within the spectrum of the Asian/Pacific American (APA) community, particularly in literary works by APA LGBTQ writers. It also discusses the movement of presenting and representing APA LGBTQs in literature through activism and agency, whether as an individual or as a group pushing the boundaries within and outside the walls of APA and LGBTQ communities. Program speakers include: authors Malinda Lo, Mary Anne Mohanraj, and Dwight Okita and MOONROOT zine collective members Sine Hwang Jensen and Linda Nguyễn.

Sponsors :
AFL
Asian Pacific American Librarians Association (Affiliate)
10:30am - 11:30am
Membership Meeting (GLBTRT) Governance/Membership Meeting McCormick Place Convention Center
N132
Description :

Join GLBTRT for its annual Membership Meeting. Come learn what GLBTRT has accomplished over the past year. Bring your ideas to help form our organization's future.

Sunday, June 30 - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Access denied! Filtering: Trouble, Tyranny, and Triumph Program Hilton Chicago
Williford A
Description :

Internet filtering is a touchy issue that libraries have had to deal with as major sources of internet access for many of our users. Join us to explore the legal climate of filters, how they work and other implications of their use. As well, we’ll explore the “Don’t Filter Me” program of the ACLU. Speakers: Deborah Caldwell-Stone, Deputy Director, Office of Intellectual Freedom; Sarah Houghton, Director for the San Rafael Public Library; Tony Rothert, Legal Director, ACLU of Eastern Missouri

Sunday, June 30 - 6:00pm

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Social (GLBTRT) Social event Offsite Location
Off Site
Description :

Come mix with the membership of the GLBT Round Table. $5.00 recommended donation accepted at the door.

Ann Sather
909 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL 60657
(773)348-2378

Monday, July 1 - 10:30am

10:30am - 2:00pm
Stonewall Book Awards Brunch (GLBT RT) [$] Award Presentation, Ticketed event Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
Hyde Park 11AB
Description :

Celebrate the winners of the 2013 Stonewall Book Awards at this year’s annual brunch. The Stonewall Book Awards are the oldest awards honoring the best in gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender writing. Join the GLBT Round Table as it recognizes the winners and honorees in fiction, non-fiction, and children’s and young adult categories. Previous winners include Bil Wright, Jonathan D. Katz, David C. Ward, and Wayne Hoffman.

Cost :
55