Pride Month 2024

iStudent Blog

Published: July 8, 2024 by Matsuko Friedland

Please join the SJSU iSchool as we celebrate lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, intersex, asexual, and more (LGBTQIA+) librarians and librarianship. This month’s symposium will feature a diverse array of panelists, who bring their expertise in various aspects of the LIS field.

A group of people smiling. LGBTQI+ Pride Month. Thursday, July 11, 2024 10am-12pm Pacific Time. Queering Metadata.

In 1999, the United States officially designated June as Pride month, after years of protests, riots, and movements demanding equality for LGBTQIA+ folks. While Pride month today is seen as a celebration of affirmation, equity, and visibility, it is also important to continue advocating for LGBTQIA+ rights and creating space for our underserved community members. (source:

Join us on Thursday, July 11, 2024, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Pacific Time, for our free online symposium, “Queering Metadata”.

Register here for this free event:


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