IFLA WLIC 2019 LGBT Conference Sessions

Session 191 Let's Talk about Change: How Libraries and LGBTIQ Communities are Challenging Stereotypes - LGBTQ Users


27 August 2019


Skalkotas Room, Megaron Athens International Conference Centre, Athens, Greece


Looking for a truly interactive session? This session will have presentations by four speakers and a talking circle. In the talking circle delegates get the opportunity to talk about how they would like to see libraries challenge LGBTIQ stereotypes and their future vision for LGBTIQ programs, collections and services. Join IFLA LGBTQ Users Special Interest Group to talk about how libraries can make the world a better place for LGBTIQ communities.

Chair: Normand Charbonneau, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Canada

Chair: William Leonard, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Canada

Introduction: Normand Charbonneau


1. Queered collecting: Supporting the personal within the communal: A case study of QZAP (Queer Zines Archive Project, Milwaukee, WI) Joyce Latham, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Madison, United States 
2. La Semaine LGBTI: five days to challenge discriminations at Montreuil Public Library Marlene Dallet, Bibliotheque Robert-Desnos, Montreuil, France 
Interactive Talking Circle (facilitated by Norman Charbonneau and William Leonard)
3. Queer Reflections: New Views from Library Drag Storytimes Joyce Latham, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Madison, United States Rae-Anne Montague, Chicago State University, Urbana-Champaign, United States 
4. Working on LGBTQ+ issues in a library association: The french Legotheque working group Thomas Chaimbault, Ecole nationale superieure des Sciences de I'Information et des Bibliotheques, Lyon, France 
Q+A facilitated by Norman Charbonneau and William Leonard
Conclusion: Bill Leonard

Conference, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer/Questioning Users (LGBTQ), IFLA WLIC 2019, LGBTQ librarianship, LGBTQ library programming, LGBTQ library resources, LGBTQ library services, LGBTQ library outreach

Last update: 16 July 2019