Queerly Radical Professional Engagement

Rae-Anne Montague
2022 ˜The œInternational journal of information, diversity, & inclusion  
The Rainbow Round Table (RRT) of the American Library Association (ALA), originally known as the Gay Task Force, has been actively standing against discrimination and advocating for LGBTQIA+ rights since 1970. Over the years, various RRT affiliates have contributed to myriad aspects of ongoing and emergent movements aligned with the pursuit of equality. These efforts have underpinned new perspectives, a broad spectrum of changes, queer progress, overcoming a range of challenges, and much joy.
more » ... the RRT context, book awards are particularly significant because of their enduring legacy and persistent impact. These awards serve as a focal point for this article, which presents a critical retrospective analysis emphasizing representation and intersectionality.
doi:10.33137/ijidi.v5i5.36240 fatcat:774cii7pxze6tmw2c4penqrd4u