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LGBT Research Guide: Journal, Magazine, & Newspaper Articles

Journal Articles

CQ Researcher
Current and controversial issues with summaries, pro/con statements, tables & graphs, and lists of further reading. A great resource for informative or persuasive speeches or brief papers. Recent reports include gay marriage, gays on campus, transgender issues, bullying, and gay rights. Reports go back to 1923, so this is also a great resource to use to quickly see how perception of these issues has changed.

Academic Search Premier
A multidisciplinary database that provides access to more than 20 LGBT specific journals and more than 30 sexuality/relationship/family related journals. After searching for your topic, you can limit to magazines, academic journals or newspapers. When you search this database, you will be searching the following journals: Journal of Homosexuality, Lesbian News, Advocate, Journal of Lesbian Studies, Journal of Gay & Lesbian Social Services, Journal of Bisexuality, Journal of GLBT Family Studies, to name a few.

Ethnic News Watch
Full text national and international news articles from over 230 publications of special interest to the ethnic, minority and native populations (including LGBT) of the United States.

Women's Studies International
Covering feminist research, WSI sources include journals, newspapers, newsletters, books, book chapters, proceedings, theses, dissertations, websites & web documents, and grey literature.

All Databases
Since LGBT issues span all disciplines (political science, medicine, sociology, history, law etc.) you can also find LGBT related articles in almost all of our subject specific databases.

Subject Guide