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LGBTQ+ Research

Pride flag with smiley face

"Pride 2010 - Smile" by Steven Mileham / CC BY 2.0


Welcome to the Library Guide for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ+) studies.  Contained within are the many perspectives and resources that have been compiled to study this complex and evolving subject.  Within the guide are interdisciplinary articles, websites, research, and other media from many different areas of academic and cultural interest. Although not definitive, this resource can help with defining cultural, scientific, and historic perspectives in LGBTQ+ research.

Supreme Court Decision

The historic Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v. Hodges on June 26, 2015 guaranteed the constitutionality of marriage equality, ruling that same-sex marriages must now be recognized in all 50 states. 

Featured Resource: GenderWatch by ProQuest

GenderWatch enhances gender and women’s studies, and gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) research by providing authoritative perspectives from 1970 to the present. This well-established and highly reviewed resource offers over 219,000 articles on wide-ranging topics like sexuality, religion, societal roles, feminism, masculinity, eating disorders, healthcare, and the workplace.