1940 - 2014
Subscription Type
  • The contents of this collection are available for text analysis and data mining through Gale's Digital Scholar Lab (access via "Digital Scholar Lab" entry in Database Library or Catalog).
Resource Types
Article Database, E-Books and E-Texts
Primary Source collection in the area of LGBTQ history and activism, cultural studies, psychology, sociology, health, political science, policy studies, human rights, gender studies, and more. The fully-searchable database contains five sub-collections. Part I contains documents on social, political, health, and legal issues impacting LGBTQ communities around the world, with over 15 languages represented. Part II contains periodicals, newsletters, manuscripts, government records, organizational papers, correspondence, providing coverage of underrepresented communities including often-excluded groups even within the LGBTQ community. Part 3, Sex and Sexuality, Sixteenth to Twentieth Century, has more than five thousand rare and unique books covering sex, sexuality, and gender issues across the sciences and throughout history. Part 4, International Perspectives on LGBTQ Activism and Culture, examines diversity 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. Part 5 provides access to the famous private case collection L'Enfer at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France.