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World AIDS Day

Celebrated every December 1, World AIDS Day brings together the entire globe in bringing awareness to, and work towards the end of, the decades-long HIV/AIDS epidemic.

Michelle Clark
11/27/2021 - 9:00 AM

National Coming Out Day

Coming out is as unique to each individual person who has chosen to live their truth out loud.

Michelle Clark
10/05/2021 - 12:00 PM

En el mes de agosto: el orgullo gay en el valle de silicio (Silicon Valley Pride)

El orgullo gay en el valle de silicio (Silicon Valley Pride) se celebrar en el mes de agosto en el Condado de Santa Clara. Descubre sobre la historia e información de esta celebración.

Adrian Barrientos
08/10/2021 - 11:24 AM

Silicon Valley Pride

For over 40 years, Silicon Valley Pride has been dedicated to provide celebration and support of San Jose's strong and diverse LGBTQ+ community.

Michelle Clark
07/27/2021 - 5:00 PM

YA Friday: Happy LGBTQIA Pride!

The characters in these novels find themselves in all sorts of situations, both related and unrelated to their sexual orientation and gender identification.

Megan Maloy
06/07/2021 - 12:30 PM

YA Pride Month TBR

Young Adult Pride Month Recommendations.

Penelope Gomez
06/07/2021 - 8:00 AM

Happy Pride from SJPL

June is LGBTQIA+ Pride Month! The crowds might not be the same, but we can finally be with our chosen families again this year. How will you choose to celebrate Pride?

Michelle Clark
05/07/2021 - 12:00 PM

Celebrating Trans Day of Visibility

Trans Day of Visibility is every March 31 and is a day of celebrating the significant contributions of Trans folks around the world, and raising awareness of Trans rights issues.

Michelle Clark
03/28/2021 - 10:00 AM

YA Friday: Transgender Awareness Week

In honor of Transgender Awareness Week, we've highlighted some YA books that raise visibility about transgender teens and the issues they face.

Megan Maloy
11/20/2020 - 9:00 AM

Read (Comics & Graphic Novels) Harder: Challenge Accepted, Part Four

Two SJPL staffers accept the Read (Comics and Graphic Novels) Harder challenge and offer graphic novel recommendations. This week's task: Graphic Novels about or by someone who identifies as LGBTQ+.

Graphic Novels
08/26/2020 - 6:00 PM

YA Pride Month TBR

Here are all the Young Adult new book releases that are LGBT+ for the year of 2020.

Penelope Gomez
06/02/2020 - 8:00 AM

Staff Picks: Best LGBTQ+ Books We've Read

June is finally here! This year, June 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, a monumental part of LGBTQ+ history. Observe Pride Month (aka LGBTQ+ History Month) with these stories…

Megan Hicks
06/13/2019 - 11:00 AM