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LGBT Pride Month

National Coming Out Day 2016

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Join us for WeHope: Celebration of National Coming Out Day at West Hollywood Library on Tuesday, October 11, 2016.

Celebrate National Coming Out Day by attending an LGBTQ resource fair, enjoy a performance by the Queertet and view a demonstration of our newly acquired Archives of Sexuality and Gender. Accessible free online using your library card.

Be part of the new collection of oral histories, “WeHope: Share your stories” a collection of oral histories from the community. Participate and share your coming out story or when a friend/family member came out to you. Refreshments and entertainment generously provided by the Friends of the West Hollywood Library. The “WeHope” oral histories will be collected all day and featured in an exhibit to take place the week of November 7 - 12, 2016 at the West Hollywood Library.

We're excited to have representatives from The LA Gay and Lesbian Center, Lavender Effect, West Hollywood Friends of the Library, City of West Hollywood, WeHo Arts, The L-Project Los Angeles, June Mazer Lesbian Archives, and the Trevor Project at the LGBTQ Resource Fair (4 pm - 7 pm, October 11, 2016).

LGBT Pride Month 2016

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month (LGBT) is observed in June to recognize the contributions of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. It's celebrated in June to commemorate the anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall riots in Manhattan. Learn more about LGBT Pride Month:

LA Pride Parade 2016

The County of Los Angeles Public Library was proud to march in the June 12, 2016 LA Pride Parade! View photos from the event.

LGBT Collection at the West Hollywood Library

West Hollywood LibraryOur West Hollywood Library holds our LGBT Collection.

Everyone is welcome to visit the second floor of the West Hollywood Library to browse this special collection, which includes classic and contemporary LGBT fiction and nonfiction.

Check out this list of LGBT Collection Highlights for 2016, 2015, 2014 and 2013.

The Lambda Literary Book Club meets monthly at the West Hollywood Library - call or visit for details.

Browse all the titles in our online catalog here. Most materials can be sent to other County of Los Angeles Public Libraries by placing holds.

Booklists & More

Celebrate LGBT Pride Month with these books reflecting the LGBT experience.

Read full digital copies of your favorite magazines on a computer, tablet, smartphone, or mobile device - all FREE with your library card. We offer over 100 titles, including:

Explore archival documents since 1940 that present important aspects of LGBTQ life:

Websites & Organizations