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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender: Finding Articles

Christopher Park Monument

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Databases Specific to LGBT Research

To access these databases, go to the Library website> Resources> Databases.

Multi-subject Database Searching

There are also general subject databases that populate results from thousands of journals. These can be found at the A-Z list of databases on the Library website. LGBT topics can be found by using the keyword search boxes found in each database.

LGBT Subject Headings

Below is a list of some subject search terms relating to LGBT studies that can be used to narrow your research:

  • Homosexuality
  • Gay men
  • Lesbians
  • Bisexuality
  • Transgender
  • Intersex people
  • Sex
  • Same-sex marriage
  • Gay parents
  • Coming out
  • Gender identity
  • Homophobia
  • Liberation theology
  • Queer theory

Finding Articles on LGBT Subjects

There are a number of ways to find an article on the Fordham Library website at http://www.library.fordham.edu/:

To find a specific journal, go to the Fordham Library website and enter the title in the search box found under the "E-Journals" tab.

To find journals on a specific subject,  go to the Fordham Library website. Hover the mouse over "Resources" and click the link called "E-Journals & Books Portal". To find subject-specific journals, go to "Browse e-resources by subject".

To conduct a multi-journal search in a database, go to the library website and choose the "Databases" tab. From there, you can search using keywords in the search box, browse by subject, or access an A-Z list of databases that Fordham subscribes to. 

Another option for a multi-journal search is to use the Library's search tool, OneSearch, found on the Library homepage. Click "OneSearch Advanced" for more specific searching options, or conduct a general search using keywords in the search box.

LGBT Journals Available in the Fordham Library

Electronic access to these publications may be found on the Fordham Library website (www.library.fordham.edu) by entering the title in the search box found in the "E-Journals" tab.

  • Journal of the History of Sexuality
  • Studies in Gender and Sexuality
  • QED: Journal in GLBTQ Worldmaking​
  • Gay and Lesbian Review
  • In the Family: A Magazine for Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals and their Relations

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Google Scholar

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