From Heather’s Mommies to Tango’s Daddies

The Evolution of Family Affirming Children’s Literature
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From the first obscure titles published by a feminist publishing cooperative in the 1970s through to titles published in last year, Randall Tarpey-Schwed brings to the San Francisco Public Library his unique collection of books that portray gay or lesbian parents. Here is the opportunity to view over seventy books which illustrate how this unique genre evolved despite political controversy. The exhibition also shows how society’s view of the LGBT community has changed.

Related Event: Book talk and discussion with Randall Tarpey-Schwed

Tuesday, May 14
6 PM
Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Meeting Room, Lower Level

LGBTQIA+

Gather, share knowledge and celebrate our unique identities at the queerest library ever. Visit the James C. Hormel LGBTQIA Center, the gateway to the Library’s broader collections documenting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex and allies’ history and culture, with a special emphasis on the San Francisco Bay Area.

Upcoming Events

Show Us Your Spines
Friday, December 20, 2019, 6:00 pm

Current Exhibits

Gallery of Illustrious Queers
Through Thursday, January 16, 2020
Main Library, LGBTQIA Center Exhibit Space
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