Humanities & Social Sciences
LGBT Print Materials

Encyclopedias & Dictionaries

Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender History in America
New York: Thomson Gale, 2004
HSSGIS Reference HQ76.3.U5 E53 2004
Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender
New York: Springer, 2003
HSSGIS Reference HQ16.E53 2003
Sex from Plato to Paglia: A Philosophical Encyclopedia
Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2006
HSSGIS Reference HQ12.S423 2006
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Events: 1848-2006
Pasadena: Salem Press, 2007
HSSGIS Reference HQ73.G74 2007
The Gay & Lesbian Atlas
Washington, D.C.: Urban Institute Press, 2004.
HSSGIS Reference HQ76.3.U5 G355 2004
The Queer Encyclopedia of Music, Dance, & Musical Theater
San Francisco : Cleis Press, 2004.
HSSGIS Reference ML100 .Q44 2004
The Queer Encyclopedia of the Visual Arts
San Francisco: Cleis Press, 2004
HSSGIS Reference N72.H64 Q44 2004
Historical Dictionary of Lesbian Literature
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2006
HSSGIS Reference PN491.3.M55 2006
Fantabulosa: A Dictionary of Polari and Gay Slang / Baker, Paul
London: Continuum, 2002
HSSGIS Reference, PE3727.G39B34 2002
Cassell's Encyclopedia of Queer Myth, Symbol, and Spirit: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Lore
London: Cassell, 1998.
HSSGIS Reference, BL795.H6 C65 1998
Cassell's Queer Companion: A Dictionary of Lesbian and Gay Life and Culture
London: Cassell, 1995
HSSGIS Reference, HQ76.25.S82 1995
Encyclopedia of Homosexuality / Ed. Wayne Dynes
New York: Garland, 1990
HSSGIS Reference, HQ76.25.E53 1990
Gay Histories and Cultures: An Encyclopedia / Ed. George E. Haggerty
New York: Garland, 2000
HSSGIS Reference, HQ75.13.G37 2000
The Gay Rights Movement. Ed. Vincent J. Samar
Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn, 2001
HSSGIS Reference, HQ76.8.U5 G385 2001
(New York Times 20th Century in Review series)
Wimmin, Wimps & Wallflowers: An Encyclopaedic Dictionary of Gender and Sexual Orientation Bias in the United States / Herbst, Philip
Yarmouth: Intercultural Press, 2001
HSSGIS Reference, HQ76.45.U5 H47 2001
Completely Queer: The Gay and Lesbian Encyclopedia / Hogan, Steve, and Lee Hudson
New York: Henry Holt, 1998
HSSGIS Reference, HQ75.H63 1998
Historical Dictionary of the Gay Liberation Movement: Gay Men and the Quest for Social Justice / Hunt, Ronald J. Lanham
Scarecrow Press, 1999
HSSGIS Reference, HQ76.5.H86 1999
The International Encyclopedia of Sexuality / Ed. Robert T. Francoeur
New York: Continuum, 1998-2001
HSSGIS Reference, HQ21.I68 1998
(4-volume set)
Lesbian Histories and Cultures: An Encyclopedia / Ed. Bonnie Zimmerman
New York: Garland, 2000
HSSGIS Reference, HQ75.5.L4395 2000

Guides & Bibliographic Works

The Bent Lens: A World Guide to Gay and Lesbian Film / Ed. Lisa Daniel and Claire Jackson. 2nd ed
Los Angeles: Alyson Books, 2003
HSSGIS Reference, (PN1995.9.H55B45 2003)
Bisexual Resource Guide / Ed. Robyn Ochs
Boston: Bisexual Resource Center, 2001
HSSGIS Reference, HQ74.B558 2001
(4th revised edition)
The Gay and Lesbian Literary Heritage: A Reader's Companion to the Writers and Their Works, from Antiquity to the Present / Ed. Claude J. Summers
New York: Routledge, 2002
HSSGIS Reference, PN56.H57 G365 2002
Lesbian Film Guide / Darren, Alison
London: Cassell, 2000
HSSGIS Reference, PN1995.9.L48 D37 2000
Studies in Human Sexuality: A Selected Guide / Frayser, Suzanne G., and Thomas J. Whitby. Englewood
Libraries Unlimited, 1995
HSSGIS Reference, HQ21.F78 1995
Gay & Lesbian Biography / Ed. Michael J. Tyrkus
Detroit: St. James Press, 1997
HSSGIS Reference, HQ75.2.G39 1997
Reader's Guide to Lesbian and Gay Studies / Ed. Timothy F. Murphy
Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn, 2000
HSSGIS Reference, HQ75.15.R42 2000
St. James Press Gay and Lesbian Almanac / Ed. Neil Schlager
Detroit: St. James Press, 1998
HSSGIS Reference, HQ76.3.U5 S75 1998
Who's Who in Lesbian and Gay Writing
London: Routledge, 2002
HSSGIS Reference, HQ75.13.G75 2002
The Advocate College Guide for LGBT Students
New York : Alyson Books, 2006.
HSSGIS Reference LC2574.6.W56 2006

Useful Articles in General Reference Works

"Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Movement." Encyclopedia of American Social Movements, v. 4 / Ness, Immanual (Ed.)
Armonk, NY: Sharpe Reference, 2004
HSSGIS Reference HN57.E594 2004
p. 1325-1382
"Homosexuality." Encyclopedia of Human Development, v.2 / Salkind, Neil J. (Ed.)
Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2006.
HSSGIS Reference HM626.E53 2006
p. 641-3 (see also entries for Bisexuality, Gender Identity, Heterosexuality, Lesbians)
"Homosexuality." 21st Century Sociology: A Reference Handbook, v.1 / Bryant & Peck, Eds.
Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2007
HSSGIS Reference HM585.A13 2007
p. 386-389
"Queer Theory." Cultural Theory: The Key Concepts / Edgar & Segwick, Eds.
London: Routledge, 2002
HSSGIS Reference HM621.K49 2002
p. 321-2 (see also entries for Gender and Sexuality)
"Gay Communities." Encyclopedia of Community, v.2 / Christensen & Levinson, Eds.
Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2003
HSSGIS Reference HM756.E53 2003
p. 529-532
"Homophobia." The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology, v.5 / Ritzer, George (Ed.)
Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2007
HSSGIS Reference HM425.B53 2007
p. 2152-2154 (see also entries Compulsory Heterosexuality, Homosexuality, Gay Bashing, Gay and Lesbian Movement, Hate Crimes, Queer Theory)
"Homosexuality." Encyclopedia of Social History / Chauncey, George
New York: Garland, 1994
HSSGIS Reference, HN28 E53 1994
p. 323-5. (see also chapter on Sexuality)
"Gay Liberation." Encyclopedia of American Activism: 1960 to the Present / DiDanio, Margaret B
Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO
HSSGIS Reference, JK1764 D53 1998
p. 118-119
"Gay and Lesbian Literature." Contemporary Literary Criticism, v. 76 (Yearbook 1992)
HSSGIS Reference PN80 C6 v.76
P. 416-39
"Homophobia" and "Homosexuality" chapters. Encyclopedia of Psychology, v.4
Oxford UP, 2000
HSSGIS Reference, BF31 E52 2000
p. 146-153
International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, v. 21
Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2001
HSSGIS Reference, H41 I58 2001
p. 13969-14026. Includes chapters on sexual orientation and the law, genetics, psychology, and historical/social factors in sexual preference
"Lesbian and Gay Rights." Encyclopedia of Human Rights Issues Since 1945 / Langley, Winston E.
Westport: Greenwood Press, 1999
HSSGIS Reference, JC571 L2747 1999
p. 185-7
"Sexual Orientation." Encyclopedia of American Social History, v.1 / Rupp, Leila J.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1993
HSSGIS Reference, HN57 E58 1993
p. 497-512
"Sexual Behavior and Sexual Morality." Encyclopedia of European Social History from 1350-2000, v.4 / Sigel, Lisa Z.
Detroit: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2001
HSSGIS Reference, HN373.E63 2001
p. 243-58
"Sexual Orientation." Encyclopedia of Sociology, v. 4 / Simon, William
New York: Macmillan, 1992
HSSGIS Reference, HM17 E5 1992
p.1762-1772