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LGBT Studies: Literature

Guide to library resources for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies

Literary Awards

Joyner Library might not have all of these, but you can request them via Interlibrary Loan.

LGBT Literature Resources Available in Joyner Library

In Joyner's Circulating collections, LGBT short story anthologies, fiction, and other literature are shelved by author among American Literature, etc. See PS648.H5-PS648.L48 to browse for these titles.

Examples of other LGBT literature-related resources at Joyner Library are listed below with their call numbers. Many others are available by searching in the catalog -- see the Books tab in this LibGuide.


Encyclopedia of contemporary LGBTQ literature of the United States
Ref PS 153.S39 E53 2009 V. 1 & 2

The Celluloid Closet (Video Recording)
PN1995.9 .H55 R82 2001 DVD

Contemporary Gay American Poets and Playwrights: an A-Z Guide
Ref PS 325 C656 2003

Contemporary Lesbian Writers of the United States
Ref PS 153 L46 C65 1993

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered Literature: A Genre Guide
PS153.G38 B67 2008

The Gay and Lesbian Guide to College Life (Found in Joyner's Teaching Resource Center)
378.198 B1458G (2007)

Gay & Lesbian Literature
Ref PN 56 H57 G36 1994

The Gay & Lesbian Literary Heritage
Ref PN 56 H57 G365 2002

An Introduction to GLBT Family Sources
HQ76.25 .I59 2006

Out and About Campus: Personal Accounts by Lesbian, Gay, bisexual, & Transgendered College Students
LC2574.6 .O87 2000

Queer America: A GLBT History of the 20th Century
HQ76.3.U5 E35 2008

Queer Theory, Gender Theory: An Instant Primer
HQ76.25 .W55 2004

Speak Up!: Improving the Lives of Gay, Lesbian, Bi-Sexual, Transgender Youth (Video Recording)
LC192.6 .S63 2002 DVD

* Items with call numbers beginning with the letters "Ref" can be found in Joyner's Reference Department