Collection Highlight: LGBTQ+ History Month

Photo of a bookcase with books displayed in a rainbow.In honor of LGBTQ+ History Month and National Coming Out Day,  we've pulled together a selection of books in our collection to celebrate! Check out the display on Farber 1.  We also invite you to suggest a book for the library!

In addition to our library display, we can recommend the following online resources:

  • Archives of Sexuality and Gender: Collection of historical records, newspapers, government publications, and reports covering personal experiences, policies, activism, LGBTQ rights, health, and the worldwide impact of HIV/AIDS. 

  • LGBTQ+ Source: Provides full-text access to scholarly journals, newspapers, books, and other materials on lesbian, bisexual, gay, and trans (LGBT) topics. 

  • Independent Voices:  Collection of alternative press publications produced by feminists, dissident GIs, campus radicals, Native Americans, anti-war activists, Black Power advocates, Hispanics, LGBT activists, the extreme right-wing press and alternative literary magazines during the latter half of the 20th century.

  • LGBT Magazine Archive:  Archival runs of 26 of the most influential, longest-running serial publications covering LGBT interests in the US and UK. Chronicles more than six decades of the history and culture of the LGBT community in those countries. 

  • Queer Studies in Media and Popular Culture (QSMPC):  This peer-reviewed journal publishes international scholarship on topics at the intersection of media/popular culture and queerness in gender/sexuality.

  • LGBT Health: The only peer-reviewed journal covering all areas pertinent to the health of and healthcare services for sexual and gender minority populations worldwide.