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LGBTQ+ Health Resources

(LGBTQ) Pride Month is celebrated in the month of June to honor the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan, which was a milestone event for the Gay Liberation Movement in the United States. In honor of Pride Month, festivities and other activities occur globally to provide opportunities to reflect, celebrate, and increase awareness. 

Lane Library recognizes that LGBTQ+ individuals often face health disparities and has curated a collection of resources focused on LGBTQ+ health for our user community. Explore these resources on our Multicultural Health Guide.

Our collection includes ebooks, journals, and databases on adult and pediatric LGBTQ+ health. Below is a highlight of some of these resources. To explore more, visit our Multicultural Health Guide or search for LGBTQ+-related topics in Lane Search.


  • Archives of Sexuality & Gender database contains a robust and significant collection of primary sources for the historical study of sex, sexuality, and gender.
  • LGBTQ+Source contains important and historically significant LGBTQ+ journals, magazines, regional newspapers, and books.


Below is a selection of relevant ebooks from our collections. You can explore more in Lane Search. Try browsing Lane Search results for LGBTQ+ Health ebooks.


Historical Resources

  • Stanford Libraries’ Queer @ Stanford exhibit showcases the history of queer students at Stanford University.
  • Lane Library’s Medical History Center holds materials related to LGBTQ+ history at Stanford Medicine – such as Dr. Donald Laub opening one of the first clinics in the US to provide gender confirmation surgery for transgender people in the US. The Medical History Center can also assist researchers with broader questions in the history of LGBTQ+ medicine, including The AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) and other instances in which LGBTQ+ activists used community organizing to pioneer new forms of health care and public health policy. The Historical Curator at the Medical History Center, Dr. Drew Bourn, can be reached at

For more information about LGBTQ+ health resources or to develop a search strategy for a specific topic related to LGBTQ+ health, contact us.

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