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Resource Guide:
LGBTQIA+ and Ally Resources

Websites and Digital Archives

Subject Headings

Subject headings are selected terms to represent a topic. Searching subject headings in the library catalog will bring the most complete list of results. Below are some example subject headings. More subject headings can be located in the red books at the reference desk.

  • Sexual minorities OR gender minorities OR sexual and gender minorities
  • Sexual orientation
  • Homosexual OR Homosexuality
  • Homosexuality -- History
  • LGBTQ+ people
  • Transgender
  • Asexual people OR Asexuality (Human sexuality)
  • Intersex people OR intersex persons OR intersexuality
  • Assigned gender OR gender identity
  • Gay identity
  • Gay identity -- History
  • Gay culture
  • Same-sex marraige
  • LGBTQ+ youth
  • Sexual behavior classification
  • Homophobia

Research Databases

Online Journals

The following journals supply articles to the library’s databases. You can see if a specific journal supplies articles to our databases by searching the journal title on the library journal page.

  • Psychology and Sexuality
  • The Gay & Lesbian Review Worldwide
  • LGBTQ Policy Journal
  • LGBT Law Notes
  • Transgender Health
  • Lambda Nordica
  • Lambda Book Report
  • International Journal of Transgenderism
  • Empty Closet

Print Materials at the Von Canon Library

Below are some selected materials in the library with their shelving locations. Browsing in the listed areas of the library will help you find more materials for your topic.

Title Call Number
The Gay Almanac / compiled by the National Museum & Archive of Lesbian and Gay HistoryHQ 76.3 .U5 G367 1996
LGBTQ Stats: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer People by the NumberseBook 2016
The Transgender Handbook: A Guide for Transgender People, Their Families, and ProfessionalseBook 2017
A Positive View of LGBTQ: Embracing Identity and Cultivating Well-BeingeBook 2012
Socialising Transgender: Support for TransitioneBook 2017
Transgender Youth: Perceptions, Media Influences and Social ChallengeseBook 2016
Erasure and Resilience: The Experiences of LGBTQ Students of ColorReport 2020
Sexuality, Subjectivity, and LGBTQ Militancy in the United StateseBook 2019
LGBTQ Cultures: What Health Care Professionals Need to Know about Sexual and Gender DiversityeBook 2018
Exploring Gender and LGBTQ Issues in K-12 and Teacher Education: A Rainbow AssemblageeBook 2019
LGBTQ LiteratureeBook 2015
The Lesbian South: Southern Feminists, the Women in Print Movement, and the Queer Literary CanoneBook 2018
LGBTQ Fiction and Poetry From AppalachiaeBook 2019