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LGBTQIA+ Resources


See information regarding LGBTQIA+ resources from some FDLP Academy webinars, guides by the Library of Congress, and community guides by Federal Depository Libraries.

FDLP Academy

The FDLP Academy offers free webinars and webcasts for Federal Depository Libraries and the general public. Its mission is to "create and deliver enhanced educational opportunities to the FDLP community by fostering collaboration, by facilitating knowledge sharing, and through the application of new methods and use of multiple mediums" about U.S. Government resources. The following webinars contain information related to LGBTQIA+ resources.

Screenshot of "Beyond the Binary: Understanding LGBTQIA+ Health"

Beyond the Binary: Understanding LGBTQIA+ Health

  • Recorded on August 9, 2023
  • Length of Time: 49 minutes
  • Speakers: April Wright (Network of the National Library of Medicine), Brandon Kennedy (Network of the National Library of Medicine), and Debra Trogdon-Livingston (Network of the National Library of Medicine)
Screenshot of "UNT's Trans Accessible Libraries Initiative"

UNT's Trans Accessible Libraries Initiative

  • Recorded on March 22, 2023
  • Length of Time: 40 minutes
  • Speakers: Julie Leuzinger (University of North Texas Libraries) and Coby Condrey (University of North Texas Libraries)
Screenshot of "We’re Here, We’re Queer, and We’re in the Public Record: Federal Government Documents on the LGBT Movement"

We’re Here, We’re Queer, and We’re in the Public Record: Federal Government Documents on the LGBT Movement

  • Recorded on June 19, 2018
  • Length of Time: 56 minutes
  • Speakers: Jesse Silva (University of California Berkeley) and Kelly L. Smith (University of California San Diego)

Library of Congress

Community Guides

Many libraries and related organizations have guides about LGBTQIA+ resources. The featured libraries are part of the Federal Depository Library Program, and they are known as Federal Depository Libraries (FDLs). Check out these community guides for more information.

Federal Depository Library Directory (FDLD)

The Federal Depository Library Program distributes Government information free of cost to libraries that participate in the program. These libraries have information specialists who can assist your research needs. To find your nearest depository, check out the FDLD

Screenshot of the FDLD map

Disclaimer about Community Guides

Visiting a community guide will direct you to other websites, which may have different privacy policies than the U.S. Government Publishing Office. Also, community guides may feature resources that are not U.S. Government publications or sources, which may not be freely available. Contact the community guide's owner for additional information or assistance.