The Arne Nixon Center, within the Henry Madden Library at Fresno State, is showcasing its collection of more than 500 GLBTQ+ books on Thurs. March 24th at 5:30 p.m. One of the largest collections on any of the 23 campuses in the California State University system, Fresno State boasts large categories of children’s and young adult selections.
Selections being showcased include “Unfriendly Fire” by Nathanial Frank, “Stonewall” by Martin Duberman, “Outing Yourself” and “Queer in America” by Michelangelo Signorile, “Me” by Ricky Martin, “Gay New York” by George Chancy, “Gay L.A.” by Fresno’s own Lillian Faderman and Stuart Timmons, “Loving Ourselves” by Kimeron Hardin, “The Mayor of Castro Street” and “And the Band Played On” by Randy Shilts, “Becoming a Man” by Paul Monette, “Crisis” edited by Mitchell Gold with Mindy Drucker, “Dancer from the Dance” by Andrew Holleran, “King and King” by Linda de Haan and Stern Nijland, “Heather Has Two Mommies” by Leslea Newman, “Daddy’s Roommate” by Michael Willhoite and one of the most-banned children’s book in America “And Tango Makes Three” by Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell.
Sponsors one this event include Arne Nixon Center Advocates, Bulldog Pride Fund, XO Productions, Unites Student Pride, GSA Network, Rainbow Delegation, Central California Alliance, Community Link and Gay Central Valley.
The event includes a reception, program and tour of the recently remodeled and expanded library. Tickets are $5 general and $1 students and available online at www.bulldogpride.org. For further details and information, please call 559/278-5790.