This guide covers the aspects of the LGBTQ+ lives as employees, consumers, entrepreneurs and business leaders. Human resources issues such as employment and workplace discrimination, as well as organizational issues for creating an inclusive and equitable environment for people with diverse backgrounds and identities, are considered. There are also resources for marketers to help them understand the LGBTQ+ consumers better.
This guide includes books and other resources that discuss marketing to particular segments of the population along with other sources that are important in determining the size and power of a particular market segment.
This guide, created by the Library's Women's, Gender, and LGBTQ+ Studies Librarian, provides information and research strategies on the topic of "zines" (pronounced "zeen")-- self-published, non-commercial publications that are usually devoted to specialized or unconventional subject matter.
The collections at the Library of Congress offer rich and diverse stories of LGBTQ+ life in the United States and around the world. Explore the stories of writers, performers, activists, public figures, and service members through books, manuscripts, newspapers, recordings, and ephemera. These resources open windows into our shared American experience by highlighting the creativity, innovation, and courage of LGBTQ+ people and communities.
June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month. The Library’s numerous collections contain many books, posters, sound recordings, manuscripts and other material produced by, about and for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community. The contributions of members of the LGBT community are preserved as part of our nation’s history, and include noted artistic works, musical compositions, and contemporary novels.
The collections of the Library of Congress tell the rich and diverse story of LGBTQ+ life in America and around the world. To share this story, the Library organized a three-day “pop-up” display from June 8-10, 2017 featuring selections from its extensive LGBTQ+ holdings.
Read a post by Mike Mashon about the collection of gay rights pioneer Lilli Vincenz. This post highlights two of her films: The Second Largest Minority documents the “Reminder Day Picket” at Independence Hall, Philadelphia, on July 4, 1968, while Gay and Proud is about the first "Christopher Street Liberation Day Parade" held in New York City, June 28, 1970.