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Women, Men, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered

Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

Any standard current encyclopedia can give you a basic introduction to topics related to gender. Look in REF AE... section for these. In addition:

Books at the Library

  • A-Z of Women's Sexuality Main RG121 .K218 1990
  • American Masculinities : a Historical Encyclopedia Main HQ1090.3 .A453
  • Encyclopedia of American Women in Business: From Colonial Times to the Present REF HD6054.4.U6 K753
  • Encyclopedia of Sex & Gender REF HQ16.E52
  • Gay Histories and Cultures, an Encyclopedia REF HQ75.13 .G37
  • Handbook of American Women's History Main HQ1410 .H36  
  • Reproductive Issues in America Main RG133.5 .M47 
  • Sexual Harassment in America; a Documentary History Main KF3467 .S74
  • Women's Rights Main HQ1236 .W65253 
  • Women's Rights: A Global View Main HQ1236 .W6527