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LGBTQ+ Studies: SF Bay Area: Home

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Search Tips: KeyWords

As you begin your research, here are some keywords you might consider when searching for books, articles, etc.: 

Gay liberation movement

Gay rights


Sexual orientation

Or, use names of specific groups, such as:





Transgender people

Tip: It's best to avoid using hyphens or hyphenated phrases.

Welcome to the LGBTQ Studies Research Guide

This Research Guide is designed to help you find appropriate research materials for LGBTQ+ Studies with an emphasis on civil rights struggles and the San Francisco Bay Area. Use the RED tabs (above) to search for Books, Articles, Videos and more.

You can access related Research Guides at Skyline Library for help in these areas:

  If you have any questions, please contact a Skyline College Librarian.

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