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LGBTQ Resources


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Compiled with the assistance of archivists at numerous institutions, this comprehensive list of LGBTQ resources points to reference sources, collections, distributors and additional external entities that we hope will prove helpful in providing some context and additional information related to issues and topics covered by In the Life.  To suggest additional links and resources,  please email us at

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UCLA Film & Television Archive

General Collection: LGBTQ Resources

Outfest UCLA Legacy Project for LGBTQ Moving Image Preservation

News and Public Affairs (NAPA) Collection


UCLA Campus

June L. Mazer Lesbian Archives at UCLA

UCLA Center for the Study of Women

UCLA Department of Gender Studies

UCLA Library LGBT Studies Research Guide  *Many of these resources are accessible to UCLA students, faculty and staff only.  

UCLA LGBT Resource Center


The Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law


LGBTQ Research Centers

Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives

Gay and Lesbian Collections, AIDS/HIV Collections, New York Public Library

GLBT Historical Society

Human Sexuality Collection, Cornell University Library

Internationaal Homo/Lesbisch Informatiecentrum en Archief (IHLIA), Amsterdam Public Library

James C. Hormel Gay & Lesbian Center, San Francisco Public Library

Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection in Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Studies, University of Minnesota

June Mazer Lesbian Archives

Lavender Legacies: Lesbian and Gay Archives Roundtable Guide to Sources in North America

Lesbian Herstory Archives

Minnesota History Center

National Transgender Library & Archives, University of Michigan

ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives at the USC Libraries

Pride Library, University of Western Ontario

Schlesinger Library, Harvard University

Stonewall National Museum & Archives

Transgender Archives, University of Victoria Libraries


Other Resources

ACT UP Oral History Project

The Advocate

Alternate Channels – Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Images in Broadcasting

American Civil Liberties Union

The Big Queer Film Festival List

Educational Media Reviews Online  *Advanced Search by Subject ‘Gay and Lesbian Studies’


GLBTQ: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender & Queer Encyclopedia

Human Rights Campaign

Jim Hubbard Films

The LGBT Community Center in New York


Los Angeles LGBT Center

Mix NYC – NY Queer Experimental Film Festival



Queer Cinema/Representation of Gay, Lesbian, and Transgendered People in Film and TV (UC Berkeley)

Queer Resources Directory

Rainbow Sauce – GLBT Resources: Gay and Lesbian Books, Queer Film, Gay and Lesbian Music


LGBTQ Pop Culture


The Back Lot

Out Magazine



Independent LGBTQ Film Distributors

Ariztical Entertainment

Breaking Glass Pictures

Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre

Canteen Outlaws

Edition Salzgeber

Epicentre Films

The Film Collaborative

First Run Features


New Day Films   *Choose Subject Area: Women’s Studies, Gender & Sexuality

Peccadillo Pictures

Queer Women of Color Film Festival

Regent Releasing

Strand Releasing

TLA Releasing

Third World Newsreel

Wolfe Video

Women Make Movies  *Advanced Search by Subject ‘Lesbian’