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LGBTQ+ Studies: A Resource Guide

Law

This page provides research strategies and a selection of recommended resources related to LGBTQ+ studies and the law.

Legal Landmarks and Historical Precedents

The following titles link to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog. Links to additional online content are provided when available.

The following titles link to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog. Links to additional online content are included when available.

Newspapers and periodicals are an excellent resource for finding information on local, national, and international law, and the public reception to them.

Here are a few sample articles from Chronicling America:

  • Un Matrimonio fra...Due Signorine! (A Marriage of Two Young Ladies).1904. L'Italia (San Francisco, Calif.), Page 4, Image 4. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers.
  • Army to Drop 'Blue Discharge'...May 21, 1947.Evening Star (Washington, D.C.), Page A-7, Image 7. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers.
  • Paragraph 175. July 2, 1908. Deutscher Herold (Sioux Falls, Süd-Dakota), Page 7, Image 7. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers.
  • Novel Not Obscene. Publishers of Well of Loneliness.... April 20, 1929. Evening Star (Washington, D.C.), Page 6, Image 6. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers.
  • Missouri Professor and 2 Others Held...(Sodomy Charges). [volume], May 28, 1948. Evening Star (Washington, D.C.), Page A-5, Image 5. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers.

The following titles link to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog. Links to additional online content are included when available.