0.1 LGBTQ Stories

To what extent are children’s picture books containing LGBTQ+ representations being included in the collections of Ontario public libraries? Jamie Orr sat down with Alissa Droog, Alyssa Martin, Danielle Bettridge, and Ashley Yates-McKay, fellow MLIS grad students at FIMS, Western University, to talk about their research project which asks that exact question. This episode describes the nature of their research, some early findings, and their reflections on the implications of their work. A future episode will provide more detailed results from their research.

Read the transcript.

Episode producer: Jamie Orr
Featured image photo by Cory Woodward on Unsplash


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