Tag Archives: transgender

Pride Month: Queer Cinema by Queer Directors

“There have never been lesbians or gay men in Hollywood. Only homosexuals.” With this final despairing statement, gay film historian and activist Vito Russo ends The Celluloid Closet, his landmark study of representations of LGBTQ people in film. When Russo … Continue reading

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Celebrating Trans Lives

November is Transgender Awareness Month! Seattle Public Library is excited to honor this celebration of transgender folks through events, book displays, and this book recommendation list of books by trans people. The first book I would recommend reading this month … Continue reading

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Embracing Gender Diversity

~posted by Micah K. Here at Seattle Public Library we think a lot about how we can be a more inclusive resource for our communities. When the American Dialect Society announced in January that the singular “they” was the word … Continue reading

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LGB-T!: Transgender Materials at the Library

Recently, The Seattle Public Library tabled at the Gender Odyssey conference, the first time a library has been present at a major national conference for the trans community. In preparation for the conference, John from the Capitol Hill branch assembled a number of lists … Continue reading

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Romantic Wednesdays: LGBTQ Pride

Posted by Eric G. It’s been 45 years since Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning (LGBTQ) New Yorkers fought back against police harassment at the Stonewall Inn in New York City, helping to usher in the modern LGBTQ rights movement. … Continue reading

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An Evening with Jamison Green at the Capitol Hill Library!

On Thursday, August 1st at 6:30 p.m., come join us at the Capitol Hill Branch of the Seattle Public Library for a reading and discussion with author, educator, and transgender advocate, Jamison Green.  Mr. Green has spent over 25 years … Continue reading

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