LGBTQ+ Studies: Get Started

This guide provides useful resources for research on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) issues, and for members and friends of the LGBT community.


“Difference must be not merely tolerated, but seen as a fund of necessary polarities between which our creativity can spark like a dialectic.”

― Audre Lorde, The Master's Tools Will Never Dismantle the Master's House

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What's in the LGBTQ+ Studies Guide

In this library research guide you'll get info on a variety of LGBTQ topics and issues. The links below take you to books, databases, and websites.

protester holding sign that says protect trans kids

Photo by Oriel Frankie Ashcroft from Pexels


transgender symbol

Transgender Symbol. Source: ParaDox via Wikimedia Common

bisexual symbol

Bisexualism Symbol. Source Fibonacci via Wikimedia Commons

lesbian symbol of two interconnected female symbols

Lesbian Symbol. Source: Public Doman via Wikimedia Commons

gay symbol of two interconnected male symbols

Gay Symbol. Source: Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

human rights campaign symbol of an equals sign within a box

Human Rights Campaign. Source: HRC website

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