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LGBT@NYPLhas been created to connect Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender communities with the exciting resources, services, and expertise that The New York Public Library has to offer. The Library has archives of international importance; exciting programs with major scholars, artists, and activists; outreach to LGBT teens and seniors, and also wide-ranging materials for both research and personal interest—all offered at 87 branch libraries and four research centers in New York City, and internationally through our website. The website is supported through the generosity of our corporate partners and foundation support:

Initial funding for LGBT@NYPL provided by timewarner

aids fund

estee lauder

The Getty Foundation

The Overbrook Foundation

It also connects you with the Library’s LGBT Committee, which is dedicated to raising funds to support world-class collections and services for the LGBT community.

LGBT Committee

Hermes Mallea and Carey Maloney

Honorary Co-Chairmen
Rita Mae Brown
Tony Kushner
Edmund White

Edward Albee
Kwame Anthony Appiah
John Ashbery
John Berendt
Charles Busch
George Chauncey
William Condon
Mark Doty
Martin Duberman
Karla Jay
Jonathan Ned Katz
Kay Tobin Lahusen
John Cameron Mitchell
David Plante
Minnie Bruce Pratt
John Richardson
The Right Reverend V. Gene Robinson
Sarah Schulman
Colm Toibin

Steering Committee
David Beitzel and Darren Walker
Paul C. Bellman, M.D.
Joe Chang & Joe MacGillis
Donna Dennis & Nancy Louden
Claire Dishman
Richmond Ellis & Thomas Jayne
Tim Gunn
Conrad Hanson
Stephen Henderson & James LaForce
Nancy Mahon & Susan Trerotola
Joseph Moran & Dan Osheyack
Thomas Schumacher & Matthew White
Gloria Weiner

Members and Supporters
Kwame Anthony Appiah
John L. Berendt
Brett Berk
Stephen D. Bernstein
Dr. & Mrs. Jeffrey S. Borer
Carol L. Buell and Olivia A. Hicks
A. Christian Burke
Margaret B. Childs
Mr. and Mrs. Gary Churgin
Andrea and Eric Colombel
Robert D. Davis
Donna Dennis and Nancy Louden
Beth Rudin DeWoody
Claire Dishman
Patricia L. Dryden and Brian Siberell
Mario Egozi and Diego Binetti
Jody Falco and Jeffrey Steinman
Greg Fittinghoff
Ariel Foxman
Edmond D. Franco
Lindsay Freda
Gayle J. Gibson
Dan Harrison
Mr. and Mrs. Eliot D. Hawkins
James LaForce and Stephen Henderson
Delmar D. Hendricks
Shane Hoffman
Wingate Jackson
Karla Jay
Thomas Jayne
Frank Keller and Carol Leffler
Ted Kerr
Alan W. Kornberg and Harold J. Koda
Ivor Kraft
Mark Krueger Charitable Fund
Mr. and Mrs. E. Peter Krulewitch
Wayne Lawson
Mrs. Ralph A. Leaf
Mark Lee
Michael Longacre
Hermes Mallea and Carey Maloney
Tripp March
Mr. and Mrs. Donald B. Marron
Brian J. McCarthy
Bill Melamed, Jr.
Maison Gerald Ltd.
Isaac Mizrahi
Robert Montgomery
Susan and Robert Morgenthau
Maury Newburger
Gilbert Parker
Lynne and Richard Pasculano
Paul Provost
The Right Rev. V. Gene Robinson
Thomas A. Romich
Scott Salvator and Michael Zabriskie
Susan Seidel
Mark Sexton
Robert J. Smolin
Michele Steckler and Cathy Grier
LuRaye S. Tate
Christopher Spitzmiller and Anthony Thompson
Mish Tworkowski
Henry van Ameringen
Rosario Varela
Doug Wingo and Tim Legg
Joseph A. Wittreich, Jr. and Stuart Curram

The LGBT@NYPL blog, along with the digitization of almost 2,000 images of LGBT history, has been accomplished due to the generous support of Hermes Mallea and Carey Maloney.

If you have any questions about our services, collections, or the Committee, please contact us at