Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

LGBTQ+ Resources: Background

This guide is a starting point for research on LGBTQ+ issues.

Reference Sources

Reference sources provide background information on a topic, such as definitions of terms, key figures and events, and well written overviews. They can be a useful starting point for any research project, because they fill in missing knowledge about the topic or provide you with the language of the discipline.

Selected Reference Sources

Oxford Reference

Search selected dictionaries and encyclopedias from Oxford University Press:

Sage Reference

Gale Gender Studies Reference

Gale Reference

© University of the Fraser Valley,
33844 King Road, Abbotsford, B.C., Canada V2S 7M8