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Politics of Race, Gender, and Sexuality: LGBTQ Rights Movement: Reference Sources


Welcome to your course guide for researching the LGBTQ Rights Movement

  • This page has been assembled to give you easy access to the best possible information on the LGBTQ rights movement.
  • Start here on the Reference Sources Page, and then move on to the Secondary and Primary sources page.
  • If you can't find what you're looking for, ask a librarian! We are happy to help!


For additional resources, see the AP U.S. Government and Politics
course guides:
Civil Liberties: Religious Exemptions for Nondiscrimination Laws
 Landmark Legislation Research Paper




NOTE: Print Reference books may be used in the library only. You may use your smartphone to scan the pages you need.

These resources are especially valuable for researching the history of the LGBTQ rights movement.



These resources are especially valuable for researching current issues facing the LGBTQ community.




If you have any questions, see
Mr. Padgett, Ms. Taylor, or Mr. Previti
OR email us at
We're here to help!