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LGBTQIA+ Resources

A guide to LGBTQIA+ resources online and at the NVC Library.

Search Terms

Here a few suggestions of search terms to use for your research.

  • Gays
  • Lesbians
  • Lesbianism
  • Sexual orientation
  • Gender binary
  • Queer
  • Transgender people
  • Gender identity
  • Gay liberation movement
  • Gay rights
  • Queer Theory

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Internet Resources

The glbtq Project

The glbtq project was founded in 2000 by Publisher Wik Wikholm to create the world's largest encyclopedia of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer history.  Contain entries of the Arts, History, Literature, Essays, and Interviews. 


Digital Transgender Archive

The purpose of the Digital Transgender Archive (DTA) is to increase the accessibility of transgender history by providing an online hub for digitized historical materials, born-digital materials, and information on archival holdings throughout the world.


LGBT Archival Collections at UTSA Special Collections

LGBTQ collections containing primary sources of organizations and personal papers.  (some digitized materials)


Library of Congress, LGBTQ+ Studies Web Archive

The LGBTQ+ Studies Web Archive is a digital collection containing content which documents LGBTQ+ history, scholarship, and culture in the United States and around the world.