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April Anderson

Macalester College
Electronic Resources Librarian
APRIL ANDERSON is a Research and Instruction Librarian at Macalester College and a member and advocate of the LGBTQI+ community. After earning their Master of Library and Information Science degree from San Jose State University, April worked for an array of technology companies such as Sony, Qualcomm, Amazon, and Facebook Reality Labs. In addition, April has been working with Project Censored – a nonprofit media watchdog organization – on a detailed content analysis of the establishment media’s coverage of critical issues related to the LGBTQI+ community under the Trump administration. The results of this study, titled “Stonewalled: Establishment Media’s Silence on the Trump Administration’s Crusade against LGBTQ People,” appear as a chapter in Censored 2020: Through the Looking Glass (Seven Stories Press, 2019).