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Keywords: Gay culture

Subject Search Terms: Gay Culture (for only resources on this page); LGBTQ Resources (for the wide range of material that covers more than one part of the LGBTQ acronym)

Getting Started: Check These Out!

Book: Uncommon Heroes (A celebration of heroes and role models for lesbian and gay Americans.)

Online Reference: Encyclopedia of Gay and Lesbian Popular Culture (An online reference source for LGBT pop culture);

Website: It Gets Better Project  (A collection of videos by and for LGBT youth to give hope to others and explaining their own stories about how life as an LGBT individual gets better.)

Documentary: Word is Out: Stories of Some of Our Lives (Interviews with 26 diverse people who speak out about their experiences as gay men and women.)

Recommended Books


These are general online resources that can provide an overview of and insight into LGBTQ culture, but might not be suitable for research purposes.

Magazines & Journals

Musselman library offers some of these titles on the main floor in the periodicals section. These are links to the websites associated with the magazines.