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Overview of LGBT Resources

A guide to resources with LGBT themes.


Welcome to the LGBT Research Guide!

Thanks for visiting the LGBT Research Guide! LGBT stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender. Here you can find materials in the library's catalog, use databases to find scholarly journal articles, and keep up-to-date on LGBT news.



Books and DVDs

Search the Library's Catalog

Use this tool to look at all the books the library has. Click "catalog," and then search for books by subject, title, author, or keyword!

Try these search terms in the search box!

  • lgbt​
  • glbt
  • glbtq
  • homosexuality
  • homosexual
  • lesbian
  • gay
  • bisexual 
  • queer
  • transgender
  • transsexual

Recently Published Books at the Library

Eminent Outlaws: The Gay Writers Who Changed America by Christopher Bram

Call Number: 810.9920664 B731e

Lower Level


Queer (in)justice: The Criminalization of LGBT People in The United States by Joey L. Mogul, Andrea J. Ritchie, and Kay Whitlock

Call Number: 342.73087 M725q

Lower Level


Gay, Straight, and The Reason Why: The Science of Sexual Orientation by Simon LeVay

Call Number: 306.7 L575g

Lower Level


From the Closet to the Courtroom: Five LGBT Rights Lawsuits that have Changed Our Nation by Carlos A. Ball

Call Number: 342.73087 B21f

Lower Level


Travels in a Gay Nation: Portraits of LGBTQ Americans by Philip Gambone

Call Number: 306.766 G144t

Lower Level


Gay Fatherhood: Narratives of Family and Citizenship in America by Ellen Lewin

Call Number: 306.8742 L584g

Lower Level


The Brokeback Book: from Story to Cultural Phenomenon by William R. Handley

Call Number: 791.4372 B787

Lower Level


Leisure Books with LGBT Themes

The Fall by Ryan Quinn

Personal Effects by E.M. Kokie

DVDs with LGBT Themes

Brokeback Mountain

Brokeback Mountain




The Kids are Alright

The Kids are All Right

All over the Guy

All Over the Guy


Find Articles Here!

These databases will help you find LGBT related articles. Just click on a link, and type what you are looking for in the search bar.

Great Web Resources

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Google Web Search

Popular LGBT Websites

Getting Help

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