Research Material

“What does LGBTQ+ Mean?” – Information for all ages; children, teens, and adults. What does it mean to be LGBTQ+, what it means to come out and whether or not you should, bullying, and interactive blog of people sharing their stories. 

Planned Parenthood- 

“Comprehensive* List of LGBTQ+ Vocabulary Definitions” – an extensive list of various LGBTQ terms and phrases that may help you get started



  • Where We Call Home: LGBT People of Color in Rural America  – This report offers extensive new findings on LGBT people of color in rural communities, where discrimination based on race and immigration status is compounded by discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression. 
  • “Rural – Movement Advancement Project” –  Resource focused on research and reading material on POC LGBTQ communities
  • “The Brown Boi Project” – “The Brown Boi Project is a community of masculine of center womyn, men, two-spirit people, transmen, and our allies committed to changing the way that communities of color talk about gender.”




Asian/Pacific Islander

E-Journals with articles on LGBTQ themed articles

  • Las Vegas Focused
    • “Gay Vegas” – “Gay Vegas was founded in 1997 during the dot-com boom, which included the initial registration of the domain. Over two decades later, Gay Vegas is the voice of the LGBT community in Las Vegas.” 
    • “Las Vegas Pride” – “Our mission is to create safe and inclusive spaces for self-expression, inspire an authentic sense of activism in the continued fight for equality, and celebrate the unique heritage and diverse cultures of the LGBT+ community of Southern Nevada and its allies”
    • “Las Vegas SPECTRUM” –  “Welcome to the area’s newest publication – a news magazine geared to the LGBTQ and progressive community. A publication where we blend the best of new ideas and good, solid news features.” 
  • Other LGBTQ Periodicals/Sources
    • The Advocate” –  General LGBTQ news focused more on American politics and culture. (Los Angeles)
    • “Black Gay Blog” –  “Black Gay Blog is an online publishing platform supporting the health, entertainment and lifestyle needs of same-gender-loving men of African descent.” 
    • “Black Light” – Founded in 1979, was the first publication for African-American Lesbians and Gay Men in the United States.
    • “The BlackStripe” – The Black Stripe represents the cooperative effort of Same Gender Loving (SGL) “Queers”: Lesbians, Gay men, Bisexuals and Transgendered people of African Descent. It was inspired by discussions on GLBPOC and Sistahnet.
    • “GLAAD” –  “Leading the conversation. Shaping the media narrative. Changing the culture. That’s how GLAAD accelerates acceptance for LGBTQ people.” 
    • “IN Magazine” – General LGBTQ news (Canada)
    • “Its Pronounced Metrosexual” – Articles more educational and philosophical 
    • “Metro WEEKLY”  – General LGBTQ news including articles, interviews, ‘what’s the scoop’ in the entertainment world, etc. (Washington D.C.)
    • “Mount Island”  – General LGBTQ news focused on POC  and Rural LGBTQ communities. (Vermont)
    • “New York Times”  – General politics on LGBTQ communities in USA 
    • “OUT! Magazine” – General entertainment news on fashion, celebrities, etc. (New York City)
    • “OutSmart Magazine” –  General LGBTQ news (Houston)