This page provides an overview of how to research LGBTQ+ media topics including film, television, social media, video games, and other forms of digital media.
If you need help locating primary, secondary, and/or peer-reviewed sources, please contact one of the library liaisons to LGBTQ Studies. We are available to answer your questions via email or schedule research consultations via Zoom.
Trying searching by subject with Library of Congress Subject Headings in the Library Catalog to find books on LGBTQ+ media topics.
Copy & paste these subject headings into the subject field to search:
Bisexuality in motion pictures
Bisexuality on television
Gay men on television
Gay men in mass media
Gays in popular culture--United States
Gender identity in mass media
Gender identity in motion pictures
Homosexuality in motion pictures
Homosexuality on television
Lesbianism in motion pictures
Lesbians in motion pictures
Male impersonators in motion pictures
Sex in mass media
Sexual minorities in mass media
Sexual minority youth in mass media
Transgender people in motion pictures
Transsexuals in motion pictures
Video games--Social aspects