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Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies: Finding Books

This guide provides an overview of research methods and a snapshot of the Fordham University Library's collection of women's studies resources.

Using This Page

Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies covers a wide range of interdisciplinary topics. This page will help you:

 Learn about new books within these subject areas at Fordham University Libraries.

 Learn to search the catalog for titles relating to Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies.

Subject Heading to Search

The list below contains suggestions to search for books using Library of Congress Subject Headings:

African American women.

Body image in women.

Feminism--United States.

Feminism and literature.

Feminist literary criticism.

Feminist theology.

Feminist theory.

Gay and lesbian studies.

Gender identity.

Gender identity in literature.

Homophobia--United States--History.

Homosexuality and literature.

Human reproduction--Law and legislation--United States.

Intimate partner violence.

Lesbians--United States--Biography.


Men's studies.

Motherhood--United States.


Queer theory.

Reproductive rights--United States.

Reproductive health--United States.

Sex discrimination--United States.

Sex in literature.

Sex in popular culture.

Sex role.

Sex role in the work environment--United States.

Sex--Social aspects.


Sexual orientation--United States.

Transgender people.


Women in development.

Women--Economic conditions.

Women--Health and hygiene.



Women--Political activity--United States.

Women--Social conditions.

Women--United States.

Women's studies.

Women's rights--United States.

Women--Violence against.

*This list is not definitive. Be sure to search the catalog for other options.

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