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Microform Collections: LGBTQ+ Studies Research Guide

Bayard Rustin speaking at March on Washington 1963 Adelman, Bob, Photographer. Bayard Rustin speaks to the demonstrators at the beginning of the March on Washington Bob Adelman. 1963. Image. Bayard Rustin Papers, Library of Congress.

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LGBTQ+ Resources by Format:

LGBTQ+ Studies Research Guide Home

These journals and periodicals listed below are available for use on-site at the Library of Congress via the Main Reading Room’s Microfilm and Electronic Resources Center. For additional resources or information, submit a query to Ask a Librarian.

The Gay Rights Movement. [Series 1]
Mattachine Society of New York, Inc. From the International Gay Information Center, New York Public Library.
ACT UP New York, The AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power
This finding aid is quite helpful for researchers who wish to utilize this extensive collection, which includes 159 microfilm reels.
Brazil's Popular Groups,  
An introduction to the collection and microfilm reel guide is available on the Library’s web site. (A introdução também está disponível em português.) The brochures, pamphlets, posters, newsletters and reports included in the BPG Collection are not commercially produced and, in most cases, are extremely hard to obtain.
The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Records, 1973-2000
Filmed from the holdings of the Human Sexuality Collection, Division of Rare and Manuscript Collection, Cornell University Library.
International Periodicals and Newsletters from the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives
Filmed from holdings of the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives.
Lesbian Herstory Archives Newsletter Collection

In 1975 the Lesbian Herstory Archives published their first newsletter, which it continues to publish to this day. Researchers interested in the social and political evolution of lesbian people and organizations may find this collection of use.
Gay and Lesbian Community, Support and Spirit
Selected Periodicals and Newsletters from the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society.
And More!
If you are interested in learning about the various LBGTQ+ collections available, or you have a question about any of the resources listed here, please submit an inquiry to our Ask a Librarian service.
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