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LGBTQ Studies: Find Articles

This guide provides access to multidisciplinary resources in LGBTQ Studies.



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Finding Articles

This is a selected list of LGBTQ Studies-related databases. Find a list of all subject-based databases here.

Helpful hint: Make sure to try databases in other subject areas, as well. For example, if you are researching the middle school experience of LGBTQ students, you will want to use Education databases as well.

Women's Studies International (This is a broad database, including information on trans people, two-spirit, intersex individuals and men, as well.)


America: History & Life

Family and Society Studies Worldwide

ProQuest Social Sciences Premium Collection

Anthropology Plus (especially helpful for international sexuality studies)

ATLA Religion Database

Biological Science Collection - ProQuest

CQ Researcher (Search "LGBT" to see all policy reports and news summaries)

eHRAF World Cultures

MLA International Bibliography (For literature and film criticism)

PsycINFO (including PsycARTICLES)


Social Work Abstracts (EBSCO)

Sociological Abstracts

Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000 (Scholar's Edition)

Women and Social Movements, International

How to Request an Article

Learn how to get the PDF of an article if you can't find it through the Rutgers Library databases:

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) and Article Delivery 

Use ILL services to request books, articles, book chapters, microforms, conference proceedings, or other materials that aren't available at Rutgers, or to request a digital scan of an article or book chapter from one of our non-circulating collections. Physical materials can be picked up from any Rutgers library

LGBTQ Newsletters and Magazines

The Advocate (1996-present) ONLINE Resource

The Ladder (1956-57, 1964-66, 1970-72) ONLINE Resource

Long time coming (Montréal, Quebec) (1973-76) ALEXANDER Microfilm

Sinister Wisdom (1978-present, with gaps) DOUGLASS Periodicals

TWO (1964-66) The Homosexual Viewpoint in Canada ONLINE Resource

Vice Versa (1947-48) ONLINE Resource

Selected E-Journals

Journal of Homosexuality 1/1/1997 to present

Journal of Lesbian Studies  1/1/1997 to present

Journal of the history of sexuality

Sexuality and Disability 1997 to present


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