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Philadelphia will make history with the nation’s first parade and festival in honor of National Coming Out Day, and the Free Library is honored to take part! Named OURfest , the weekend-long… continue reading OURfest, National Coming Out Day's First Parade and Festival!

By written by Emily S.    October 2, 2023   

In our previous Manga 101 installment, we covered romance manga. This time, we’ll take a look at two subgenres of romance manga (BL and GL), as well as some non-romantic LGBTQ+ manga. … continue reading Manga 101: BL, GL, and Beyond

By written by Meg B.    September 15, 2023    1

One thing I’ve enjoyed lately in my reading is getting to savor the explosion of LGBTQ+ characters who get to be out and themselves on the published page. It gives me great joy to offer… continue reading Children's Books Featuring Trans and Non-Binary Characters

By written by Naomi S.    June 26, 2023    3

A perfect ten of terrific titles to accompany your celebrations during this Pride Month, this set of middle-grade tales tells us stories of discovery, decisions, determination, coping, and caring.… continue reading 10 Middle-Grade Titles for Pride Month

By written by Jeff B.    June 22, 2023   

Have you ever felt like you didn’t belong — like something about you wasn’t right, or didn’t meet the expectations of others — and can you remember how that felt?… continue reading Why Libraries Are So Important This Pride Month

By written by Emily S.    June 20, 2023   

Pride month is a celebration of queer culture, joy, resilience, and strength. It's a reminder of how far the LGBTQ+ community has come and how far we still have to go. Workplace environments… continue reading Create an Inclusive Workplace With These LGBTQ+ Friendly Business Titles

By written by Birch M.    June 14, 2023   

June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month and the Free Library’s Author Events program has an extensive archive of podcasts and videos to help you celebrate a diverse range of writers working across a wide… continue reading LGBTQ+ Authors on the Free Library Podcast

By written by Jason F.    June 8, 2023   

June is Pride month , which makes it the perfect time to learn about and support local, LGBTQ-owned businesses. Philly queer-owned businesses have something for everyone, whether you’re… continue reading 5 Philly LGBTQ+ Owned Small Businesses To Support This Pride Month

By written by Birch M.    June 7, 2023   

Every June the Free Library celebrates LGBTQIA+ Pride Month. The Free Library aims to be a place where everyone belongs. We value the LGBTQIA+ community, including transgender people and… continue reading The Free Library Celebrates LGBTQ+ Pride Month

By written by Administrator    May 22, 2023    1

Celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride Month with the Free Library of Philadelphia! We're celebrating LGBTQ+ lives, stories, and histories throughout June at the Free Library. Now, you can show off your Pride… continue reading Celebrate Pride and Support the Library With Free Library Pride Tees!

By written by Bridget G.    May 3, 2023    1

Welcome to Year 11 of my annual list of favorite books and the third year of pandemic reading! I've started getting my reading mojo back and have been spending a bit more time reading than… continue reading Dena's Favorite Books of 2022

By written by Dena    January 3, 2023   

Thank you to everyone who came out to our Empathy Versus Misinformation: Transgender Youth series of panels. There has been a lot of interest in transgender youth in the media, and yet so few easy… continue reading Empathy Versus Misinformation Wrap-Up

By written by Shelley R.    September 7, 2022   

Lately, transgender and gender non-conforming youth have been a hot topic across the nation. Many people feel confused, even panicked, and it can be hard to tell what claims being made are even… continue reading Empathy Versus Misinformation: Transgender Youth Panel Series

By written by Shelley R.    July 11, 2022   

It's that time of year again for my annual list of favorite books from the Philbrick Hall Fiction Department at Parkway Central Library ! Welcome to the tenth anniversary of this yearly list… continue reading Dena's Favorite Books of 2021

By written by Dena    January 3, 2022   

The Rainbow Connection is an LGBTQ+ group of library staff across all job classes that serve to support each other and the Queer communities in Philadelphia. Below are the books that we loved… continue reading The Rainbow Connection Fall Booklist

By written by Raven W.    December 6, 2021    1

Transgender Awareness Week , held annually from November 15 – 19, helps to raise the visibility of transgender people and address issues members of the community face. The week is capped off… continue reading Transgender Awareness Week 2021

By written by Shelley R.    November 15, 2021   

All October we'll be talking about LGBTQ History on the Free Library's blog! So far we've discussed LGBTQ Historical Young Adult Fiction and  LGBTQ History Told Through Comics and… continue reading More Than Stonewall: LGBTQ Historical Nonfiction

By written by Shelley R.    October 28, 2021   

A panel from Hazel Newlevant's exposé of queer uprisings found within Be Gay, Do Comics!. All October we'll be talking about LGBTQ History on the Free Library's blog! Last week… continue reading LGBTQ History Told Through Comics and Graphic Novels

By written by Shelley R.    October 13, 2021   

October is LGBTQ History Month ! A lot of straight and/or cisgender people like to treat gay people like we didn't exist until  Ellen Degeneres came out as a lesbian in 1997 ; and as if… continue reading We Were Always Here: LGBTQ Historical Young Adult Fiction

By written by Shelley R.    October 1, 2021    1

Inspired by June’s Pride month and our LGBTQIA+ community members, we are celebrating the Rainbow Pantry again! Check out previous blog posts for more ideas on keeping and using colorful… continue reading Nourishing Literacy | The Rainbow Pantry... from Scratch!

By written by Shayna M.    July 8, 2021    2

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