Category Archives: LGBT

QBG Reads… Outlaw Marriages: The Hidden Histories of Fifteen Extraordinary Same-Sex Couples

We’re meeting a week early this month! Join us on Wednesday 10/24 for a discussion of Outlaw Marriages : The Hidden Histories of Fifteen Extraordinary Same-Sex Couples by Rodger Streitmatter. “For more than a century before gay marriage became a … Continue reading

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QBG Makes Queerigami!

We’re making queerigami! (aka queer origami) Make origami unicorn bookmarks, stars, or hearts! (Or anything else you feel like!) Not into origami? Bring your own craft from home to work on or color in one of the coloring books we’ll provide! … Continue reading

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QBG Reads… The House of Impossible Beauties

There are still copies of this month’s Queer Book Group book available at the circulation desk!  Join us on August 29th @ 7pm in the 4th floor Conference Room to discuss The House of Impossible Beauties by Joseph Cassara. “1980, … Continue reading

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QBG Does Game Night!

This month Queer Book Group/Social is hosting game night! Join us for a night of fun & games! (& good company!)  Bring your own board/card games or play ours! Wednesday July 25th in the Robbins Library 4th Floor Conference Room … Continue reading

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Last 2 Pride Events!

As Pride month wraps up, don’t forget to join us for the last couple of events we have going on here at the library! June 27th at 7pm in the Robbins Library Conference Room QBG will be discussing Cottonmouths by … Continue reading

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Reel Queer Watches… Pariah

The Robbins Library QBG and the Arlington Council on Aging are excited to bring you a screening of the film that’s been called “the female Moonlight“, director Dee Rees’ Pariah. “A lesbian teenager unsuccessfully juggles multiple identities to avoid rejection … Continue reading

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Happy Pride!

Happy Pride Arlington! Come check out our Pride display this year to learn a little bit about Boston area queer history, courtesy of The History Project.  While you’re there, pick up some of our book & DVD lists too!  We’ve … Continue reading

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QBG Listens To… Nancy

QBG/Social is listening to & discussing the podcast Nancy for our May meeting! “A critically-acclaimed podcast featuring queer stories and conversations, and hosted by two best friends, neither of whom are named Nancy. It’s a podcast about how we define … Continue reading

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Mental Health Awareness Month

You’d be surprised to learn how many people are affected by mental illness on any given day. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), approximately 1 in 5 adults in the U.S.—43.8 million, or 18.5%—experiences mental illness in a … Continue reading

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QBG Reads… Dreadnought

Join us on Wednesday April 25th @ 7pm in the 4th floor Conference Room for a discussion of Dreadnought by by April Daniels! Grab a copy at the circulation desk if you haven’t yet!

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