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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Questioning Studies: Home

Library resources for researching LGBTQ issues and completing the final project for FEMST 162: Queer Theory.

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Welcome to the UCSB Library research guide for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Studies.  Use the tabs above to find both print and electronic resources for researching LGBTQ issues and finding sources for the FEMST 162 QUEER THEORY FINAL PROJECT.

Don't waste too much time trying to figure things out on your own - PLEASE ASK FOR HELP.  Librarians are available 24/7 via chat to assist you.  You can also email or schedule an appointment to talk with us. 

Happy Researching!

Gay Genius 

Gay Genius by Annie Murphy (sticker, 2012/Montréal, Québec, Canada)


Logo with white text filled with geometric designs on a black background. Gay Genius is a comics anthology illuminating the past, present and future of queer history makers. A labor of love, a celebration of possibility, an offering to the ancestors. Conceived and edited by Annie Murphy, Gay Genius is a showcase of contemporary radical queer visionaries-to-watch-out-for" --Total Trash Girl + Queer Music website


Courtesy of the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery.

Activists hold the rainbow flag on Volodymyrska Street during the Equality March.

Activists hold the rainbow flag on Volodymyrska Street during the Equality March. (Pavlo_Bagmut/ Ukrinform/Barcroft Media via Getty)

Kyiv Pride sends defiant message to Putin after Russia invades Ukraine: ‘We will never give up’

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