This session aims to inspire dialogue around library policies and practices, in all library sectors, that support sexual and gender minorities. Session themes include the historic struggles of LGBTQ* minorities, rainbow terminology, LGBTQ* library information needs, library barriers, and access challenges for inclusive services and space. There is a powerful symbolic message in library services for LGBTQ* communities – there’s something for everyone at the library and power in the universal library message of inclusivity.
- Understand the histories and complexities of LGBTQ* minorities
- Understand rainbow terminology
- Understand historical barriers and access challenges for LGBTQ* communities
- Recognize the power of the universal library message of inclusivity