LGBTQA+ Teen Book Club (Fairfax County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Join us for a virtual discussion of a book with LGBTQA+ themes. This month’s title is All Out: The No-Longer-Secret Stories of Queer Teens throughout the Ages edited by Saundra Mitchell. The book is available as a book and an ebook. Grades 9-12. A link to the event will be emailed to […]

Reflections on Transformative Justice (New York Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Join The New York Public Library for a lively discussion with guests from NYC Transformative Justice Hub. Panelists will provide an overview of the topic, their work, and everyday practices. Offering insight on a community of praxis, the panel asks: What is transformative justice? What does the work look like? How did panelists get […]

⭐ Never Judge a Queen by The Cover: Holiday Edition (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

Sing along to some of your favorite holiday songs with local drag queens. Hosted by Baltimore’s Drag Performer of the Year” Evon Dior Michelle, in partnership with Baltimore City LGBTQ Affairs in the Office of the Mayor. DIAL-IN INFORMATION Zoom information to come. The performance will also be broadcasted on the Enoch […]

The Harry Belafonte Black Liberation Speaker Series: Bryan Washington/Author with Vinson Cunningham/Journalist (New York Public Library) – VIRTUAL

The winner of the Library’s 2020 Young Lions Fiction Award discusses the tale of love, vulnerability, alienation, family, and separation at the heart of his first novel, Memorial. Bryan Washington‘s short-story collection, Lot, was the finalist for countless prizes and received wide acclaim, including landing on President Obama’s list of favorite books […]

Queer Conversations (Baltimore County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

​Show your pride and join us for engaging conversation and exploration of LGBTQ+ books, film and other media. Share what you have been reading, watching or listening to that has inspired you.​​ Registration closes one hour before the start of the program. A valid email address is needed at registration to […]

⭐ From the Heart: A Transgender Virginian’s Story (Fairfax County Library) – VIRTUAL

Join a member of Equality Virginia’s Transgender Advocacy Speakers Bureau, for an evening of community and learning as they share their story as a transgender person followed by plenty of time for dialogue and questions. An invitation to join this online Zoom event will be sent to registered participants 1-2 […]

⭐ Meet Leah Johnson, Author of YA Book ‘You Should See Me In A Crown’ (Boston Public Library) – VIRTUAL

  Join us for a Zoom author talk with debut author Leah Johnson, whose YA novel You Should See Me in A Crown is the first young adult book picked for Reese Witherspoon’s book club! You Should See Me in a Crown follows Liz, one of the only Black kids at her school, […]

In Conversation: Obama Inaugural Poet Richard Blanco (Prince George’s County Memorial Library) – VIRTUAL

Cuban-American poet and author Richard Blanco discusses his new collection of poetry “How to Love a Country,” his experience as a Latin American and LGBTQ+ creator, as well as the role of poetry in moments of societal change. Registration Information: Not Posted As Of 10/22/2020 About Richard Blanco Selected by […]