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LGBTQIA+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender/Transsexual, Queer/Questioning, Intersex, Asexual/Allies, Nonbinary/Genderqueer +) Resources and Research

Finding books (fiction, non-fiction, poetry, plays), movies, news, magazines, literary journals and more for LGBTQIA+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, intersex, asexual/ally and more!) interests and research


Queer: Historically a derogatory term for gays, this word is now used positively by many lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and allies. It is sometimes used to describe an open, fluid sexual orientation and/or gender identity expression.

From "Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation" chapter (p. 84) in Our Bodies, Ourselves, 2011 ed.

Other terms focusing on gender identity that reject an either/or male/female binary include non-binary, genderqueer, genderfluid, and gender non-conforming.

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Click the links below to find books and DVDs. Also, use these terms in databases to find articles.