Skip to Main Content
Campus Library Logo

What's in this guide


Image of Seattle Pride Parade Images: Seattle Pride Parade 

courtesy of the 

Seattle Municipal Archives                         


This guide provides links to the useful databases and resources for

researching LGBTQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer) Studies and topics.


Find Background Information Use online encyclopedias or reference books to gain more knowledge of a topic 

Books & Videos - Look for books and videos in the library catalog

Articles - Search for scholarly journal articles

Statistical Data - Links to resources for finding statistics

News & Websites - A list of helpful websites and a news feed

Citation Tools - How to format citations for your research papers and presentations


Starting Points - Primary Sources

This is a small sampling of primary sources dealing with LGBTQ history. Additional sources are listed under Primary Source section of this guide.

Research & Instruction Librarian

Chat with a UW Librarian