LGBTQ


Meet Dean Atta, YA Author of ‘The Black Flamingo’ (New York Public Library) – VIRTUAL

  PROGRAM LOCATIONS: Online/Free Register ASL interpretation and real-time (CART) captioning available upon request. Please submit your request at least two weeks in advance by emailing accessibility@nypl.org. I masquerade in makeup and feathers and I am applauded. – from The Black Flamingo by Dean Atta Dean Atta will join us live […]


Speak On It: George M. Johnson, Author of ‘All Boys Aren’t Blue’ (Chicago Public Library)

lin Join us as we welcome award-winning journalist and author George. M Johnson to speak live on all things writing, creating and geek out on books and more. George is the author of the memoir-manifesto All Boys Aren’t Blue, as well as an HIV and LGBTQ+  activist based out of New York. Speak On […]


Conversation with Mark Gevisser, Author of ‘The Pink Line: Journeys Across the World’s Queer Frontiers’ (Politics & Prose) – VIRTUAL

Mark Gevisser discusses his new book about sexual orientation and gender identity with author Colm Tóibín. About this Event Mark Gevisser’s The Pink Line: Journeys Across the World’s Queer Frontiers is an exploration of how the conversation around sexual orientation and gender identity has come to divide—and describe—the world in an entirely […]


The World’s Queer Frontiers (New York Public Library) – VIRTUAL

    Stories at the front lines of LGBTQ experience, activism, and conflict from around the world. Conversations and action around sexual orientation and gender identity have come to divide—and describe—the world in an entirely new way over the first two decades of the twenty-first century, argues journalist Mark Gevisser. While […]


Dr. Eric Cervini on “The Deviant’s War: The Homosexual vs. the United States of America” (Prince George’s County Memorial Library) – VIRTUAL

From a young Harvard- and Cambridge-trained historian, the secret history of the fight for gay rights that began a generation before Stonewall. Eric Cervini is an award-winning historian of LGBTQ+ culture and politics. He graduated summa cum laude from Harvard College and received his Ph.D. in history from the University of Cambridge, where […]


Author George M. Johnson on “All Boys Aren’t Blue” (Prince George’s Cty Memorial Library) – VIRTUAL

In a series of personal essays, prominent journalist and LGBTQIA+ activist George M. Johnson explores his childhood, adolescence, and college years in New Jersey and Virginia. From the memories of getting his teeth kicked out by bullies at age five, to flea marketing with his loving grandmother, to his first […]