Archives of sexuality & gender This link opens in a new window
Consists of 4 collections: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940, Part I; LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940, Part II; Sex and Sexuality, Sixteenth to Twentieth Century; and International Perspectives on LGBTQ Activism and Culture, bringing together disparate collections of documents, grassroots newsletters, journals, periodicals, literature, diaries, personal papers, government documents, and ephemeral material related to the LGBTQ movement in North America and beyond. Part I covers the gay rights movement, the HIV/AIDS crisis, and gay activism. Part II extends coverage to regional communities in the US, underrepresented communities, lesbian feminist groups, and non-profit organizations working for gay rights. Issues include social, legal, medical, and historical topics. The last two collections cover LGBTQ topics from the 1500's to the 20th century and LGBTQ activism and culture in underrepresented areas of the world such as southern Africa and Australia, highlighting cultural and social histories, struggles for rights and freedoms, explorations of sexuality, and organizations and key figures in LGBTQ history. Search by keyword with limits to content type, date, language, and source library (among others). Gale. Primary sources.