Archive of primary source publications relating to the history and study of the social, political, health, and legal issues impacting LGBT communities from 1940 to present. Content includes newsletters, newspapers, conference minutes, government documents, manuscripts, pamphlets, and more.
Offers digital access to the backfiles of many of the most influential, long-running periodicals devoted to LGBT interests, including The Advocate, Gay News, and The Pink Paper. Must have an NYPL card to access remotely.
Offers indexing and abstracting of content related to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender studies in over 230 journals, magazines, and newspapers. Available onsite at NYPL branches; see access locations listed.
Collects a wide range of items from as early as 1920 including photography, correspondence, news clippings, radio clips, video broadcasts, and personal journals. Selected collections have been digitized through Google Arts & Culture.
Two digitized videos from the Library of Congress: "The Second Largest Minority" from the Reminder Day Picket held at Independence Hall in Philadelphia (1968) and "Gay and Proud" from the first Christopher Street Liberation Day Parade held in New York City (1970).