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The resources highlighted in this section focus on the content available through journals and databases in the HACC system.

How to Find an Article

The keywords below can be used to find articles about topics significant to the LGBT community.

  • Gay Marriage
  • AIDs Crisis
  • Stonewall Riots
  • Gay Rights Movement
  • Homopho* (Using this search term will find articles relating to topic that start with the term "Homopho," i.e homophobia or homophobic)
  • Lesbian or Gay Adoption
  • LGBT Representation

Try using these suggested keywords along with keywords related to your chosen topic when using the recommended databases on the left:

  • Lesbian
  • Gay or Homosexual
  • Bisexual
  • Gender Identity or Nonbinary Gender
  • Transgender
  • Genderfluid
  • Genderqueer
  • Queer
  • Intersex


Many disciplines include in depth LGBT scholarly research articles within the context of the subject area. Utilize the database keyword & subject searches to find articles on LGBT themes.