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Where   articles can be found in databases and in print--in the form of journals, magazines, trade publications, newspapers. To find articles on our website, you can use UW Libraries search and the article databases, research guides,and electronic journals tabs. 
How

begin by brainstorming a variety of keywords related to your topic and searching those terms in a database.

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Finding articles

Gender and Sexuality

woman or women or female
women's issues
women's studies
femininity
feminist or feminism or feminist theory
man or men or male
men's issues
men studies or male studies
masculinity or masculinities
transgender or trans
​cisgender or cis
​gender studies
gender identity
gender expression
gender roles
sex differences
sexual orientation
lesbian or gay
LGBT or LGBTQ
queer or queer theory
heterosexuality
homosexuality



asexual or asexuality
intersex or intersexuality
heterosexism
homophobia

 

Ethnicity

ethnic or ethnicity or ethnic studies
ethnocentrism
majority
minority
identity
African
African American or Black
Asian Pacific Islander or API
Latina or Latino or Latinx
​Middle Eastern
Native American or Indian or Indigenous
South Asian
White or Caucasian or European ancestry
race or racism or racial prejudice or discrimination

 

 

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