When is the Personal not Professional? An Exploration

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This chapter explored philosophical articles and professional codes of conduct and discussed the tension that a queer librarian can feel when a student is doing a paper supporting a homophobic position, concluding that while we may want to educate, our obligation is to find them the information they seek.

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Out Behind the Desk: Workplace Issues for LGBTQ Librarians