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St. James Press Gay and Lesbian Almanac
Written by experts, this almanac’s entries reflect multifaceted views of lesbian and gay history and culture. Features historical documents and references.

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Gay and Lesbian Issues: A Reference Handbook
This reference guide includes histories, controversies, a chronology, biographies, documents and legal cases, organizations and more.

The Gay & Lesbian Atlas
Graphs and data indicating gay and lesbian populations throughout the US. Includes demographic characteristics such as same sex minority couples and couples with children.

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Encyclopedia of Lesbian and Gay Histories and Cultures
Encyclopedia of individuals, events, and topics of lesbian and gay history. Spans sport, history, the arts, politics and more.

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Handbook of Lesbian & Gay Studies
Essays about lesbian and gay theory, history, identity, institutions and politics. Sample topics include "cyber-queer" research and religious views about homosexuality.

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Encyclopedia of Sex & Gender
Comprehensive encyclopedia about sex and gender. Includes entries on adultery, Cleopatra, drag kings, honor crimes, Rosie the Riveter and many more topics.

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LGBTQ America Today: An Encyclopedia
Entries about several topics in LGBTQ history and life. Includes several brief biographies.

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Reader's Guide to Lesbian and Gay Studies
An excellent starting point for research. Brief articles introduce major ideas about each topic and sources for further study. This comphrehensive guide includes topics about GLBT culture, medicine, psychology and much more.

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