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Scholarly Journal Articles:

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Indexes and abstracts articles in the fields of sociology, anthropology, criminology,...

PsycINFO is an electronic bibliographic database that provides abstracts and citations to the...

Women's Studies International covers the core disciplines in Women's Studies and spans from 1972...

News, Current Issues and Opinion

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Full text database of the newspapers, magazines and journals from alternative and independent...

General Cross-disciplinary Scholarly Journals

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Reference Sources

Encyclopedias and Handbooks
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The Ashgate research Companion to Queer Theory. Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2009

The Dictionary of Homophobia: a Global history of Gay & Lesbian Experience. Vancouver : Arsenal Pulp Press, 2008. 

Diverse Sexuality and Schools: A Reference Handbook. (Ref. 371.82 C157) Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2003.

Provides searchable full-text e-book versions of many reference works, including multi-volume...

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Gay and Lesbian Issues: A Reference Handbook. (Ref 306.766 St49g) Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 2003.

Gay and Lesbian Rights: a Reference Handbook. (Ref. 306.76 N482a) Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2009.

Gay Histories and Cultures: An Encyclopedia. (Ref 306.766 H122) New York: Garland, 2000.

Handbook of Lesbian and Gay Studies. (Ref 306.766 R393) London: Sage, 2002.

Historical Dictionary of Homosexuality. Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2009.

Lesbian Histories and Cultures: An Encyclopedia. New York: Garland, 2000.

LGBTQ America Today : An Encyclopedia. (Ref. 306.76 H316) Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2009.

Reader's Guide to Lesbian and Gay Studies. (Ref 306.766 M958r) Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn, 2000.

Routledge International Encyclopedia of Queer Culture. (Ref. 306.766 G3262) New York: Routledge, 2006.

Same-sex Marriage : A Reference Handbook. (Ref. 306.766 N482) Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2010.

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Periodicals

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Web sites

CLAGS: Center for Gay and Lesbian Studies - An academic web site from CUNY (City University of New York). Provides links to resources including research think tanks.

Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) - "The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) is dedicated to promoting and ensuring fair, accurate and inclusive representation of people and events in the media as a means of eliminating homophobia and discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation"

GLSEN: Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network - An advocacy organization "focused on ensuring safe schools for all students." A wealth of resources on issues faced by LGBTQI youth.

ILGA (International Lesbian and Gay Association) - A world-wide network of national and local groups dedicated to achieving equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people everywhere.

National Gay and Lesbian Task Force - An advocacy organization whose mission is to "build the grassroots power of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community."

Partners Task Force for Gay and Lesbian Couples - This site "contains more than 400 essays, surveys, legal articles and resources on legal marriage, ceremonies, domestic partner benefits, relationship tips, parenting, and immigration."

Queertheory.com -Information and research on queer culture, queer theory, queer studies, and gender studies.

Saint Mary's Intercultural Center - The Intercultural Center strives to create a safe and supportive learning environment that embraces diversity and fosters an inclusive community. Includes descriptions and contact information for diversity student organizations including the Gay Straignt Alliance (GSA).

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