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LGBTQIA+ Resources: Home

This guide provides resources concerning the LGBTQIA+ community. Here you will find on-campus resources, books, websites, and more.


Welcome to the LGBTQIA+ Resource guide! This guide compiles information and resources for the LGBTQIA+ population on campus. Please see the tabs above to navigate.


Safe Spaces in the library

Several library faculty and staff have gone through UNO's Safe Space/Ally training. These are people who have made a commitment to actively support the LGBTQIA+ population on campus. You should feel welcome to approach any of these people if you have a problem, need to talk, or if you simply need library information.

Designated "Safe Space" people:

  • Diana Allard, Cataloging
  • Angie Balsarini, Patron Services Associate
  • Katie Bishop, Director of Research and Instruction Services, Humanities Librarian
  • Heidi Blackburn, STEM and Business Librarian
  • Claire Chamley, Research and Instruction Associate
  • Marc Gordon, Building Services Manager
  • Eleanor Johnson, Social Sciences Librarian
  • Melinda Kozel, KANEKO Creativity Library Associate
  • Angela Kroeger, Archives/Special Collections Associate
  • Chris Lantz, Building Assistant
  • Laine McCurrin, Patron Services Associate
  • Joyce Neujahr, Patron Services Director
  • Yumi Ohira, Digital Initiatives Librarian
  • Dave Richards, Library Dean
  • Rob Smith, Patron Services Associate
  • Kelly Walker, Archives Asistant


Social Sciences Librarian

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Dates of interest

March 31: International Transgender Day of Visibility

April (varies from year to year; this year April 17): Day of Silence

May 17: International Day Against Homophobia

May 22: Harvey Milk Day

June: Pride Month

June 27: Stonewall Riots Anniversary

September 23: Celebrate Bisexuality Day

October: LGBT History Month

October (varies from year to year): Asexual Awareness Week

October 11: National Coming Out Day

October 16: Spirit Day

October 26: Intersex Awareness Day

November: Trans Visibility Month

November 8: Intersex Day of Remembrance

November 21: Transgender Day of Remembrance