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This subcategory includes selected resources on gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, intersexed, and other antinormative sexual identities, practices, performances, discourses, representations, and communities. In general, as an emerging interdisciplinary field, Queer Studies seeks to critique identity politics and destabilize notions of normative or essentialized sexuality and gender.
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General Resources
Queer Studies - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia 
Answers to Your Questions about Sexual Orientation and Homosexuality (American Psychological Association)
Butch Dyke Boy: Intersection of Boston's Queer and Transgender/Gender Queer Communities 
eminism.org ("web site for Emi Koyama, the activist/author/academic working on intersex, sex workers' rights, [queer] domestic violence, genderqueer, anti-racism, and other issues")
Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick (personal site of prominent queer theorist/critic; includes links to recent talks and published works, poetry, and teaching resources) (Duke U.)
Frameline Home ("mission is to support, develop, and promote lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer visibility through media arts")
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Health (Public Health, Seattle & King County)
The Gender Centre (Sydney, Australia)
Gender Education and Advocacy - Gender.org 
Gender-Neutral Pronoun Frequently Asked Questions (GNP FAQ) (John Williams)
GenderTalk: Web Radio and Transgender Resources 
Gerber/Hart Library: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Information Resource and Archives 
glbtq >> gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender & queer encyclopedia 
GLSEN: Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network ("working to ensure safe and effective schools for all students")
Healthy Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Students Project (American Psychological Association)
Human Rights Campaign ("working for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equal rights")
Indigenous Literature with a Queer/LGBT/Two-Spirit Sensibility (David Eberly, Association for the Study of American Indian Literatures, U. Richmond)
Jonathan Ned Katz, The Invention of Heterosexuality (1995) (excerpt from his book)
LGBT Health Channel 
National Coalition for LGBT Health 
Outgroups.com: LGBTI Discussion Community 
OutProud - Be Yourself ("wide range of resources available for youth and educators") (OutProud, The National Coalition for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Youth)
The P.E.R.S.O.N. Project Home Page ("informal, national network of organizations and individuals working to ensure that fair, accurate, and unbiased information regarding lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and about the nature and diversity of sexual orientation is presented to America's youth as part of public school education") (Jean Richter, U. California, Berkeley)
PFLAG - Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Persons 
PlanetOut gay lesbian queer community 
Queer Cultural Center ("multidisciplinary arts presenting organization that conducts artistic and interpretive programs exploring queer identity issues")
QueerAmerica - Find Your Way ("over 5,000 entries, the largest collection of queer resources in the nation, and includes information on community centers, support organizations, PFLAG [Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians And Gays] chapters, queer youth groups, and more") (OutProud)
Queer by Choice dot com (Gayle Madwin)
Queer Horror ("site devoted to exploring the horror genre and its inclusion of gays, lesbians, bisexuals and the transgendered") (Dave "QVamp")
Queer Resources Directory 
QWorld (interactive Queer community)
Rainbow Icon Archive 
Edward Stein, The Mismeaure of Desire: The Science, Theory, and Ethics of Sexual Orientation (introductory chapter from his latest book and other info on the author and his work) (New York U.)
Steven J. Schochet Center for GLBT Studies (U. Minnesota, Twin Cities)
Twice Blessed: The Jewish GLBT Archives Online (Johnny Abush, U. Southern California)
Welcome to Pink Triangle Press (Canadian gay and lesbian media group's publication for gays, lesbians, and bisexuals covering politics, news, HIV and AIDS issues, and entertainment)
Youth Suicide Problems: Gay/Bisexual Male Focus (Pierre Tremblay)
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Bisexual
Anything That Moves: The Bisexual Magazine for the FABGLITTER 
bi all means: the bisexual person's guide to the internet 
BiGi: A Bi Men's Community ("mailing list for discussions and community-building between bisexual men")
BiNet Los Angeles (includes extensive list of links to other resources for bisexuals)
BiNet USA ("oldest national bisexual entity in the US")
bi.org: Serving the world bisexual community 
BiSanDiego.org 
Bisexual.org, the Official Web Site of the Bisexual Foundation 
Bisexual Resource Center 
Bi the Way... Bisexual, Lesbian, Gay, and Trans Resources 
Bi Websites: Web Resources for Bisexual and Bi Curious Women 
Color Bi Numbers ("social network of bisexual men, women and couples of all races coming together to celebrate diversity while networking and socializing")
Seattle Bisexual Women's Network 
South Bay Bisexual Organizers and Activists (SoBOA) 
tcBOP - Bisexual Organizing Project 
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Gay and Lesbian
10 Questions about Lesbians (International Lesbian Information Service, Sappho)
American Civil Liberties Union - Lesbian & Gay Rights 
Assault on Gay America: The Life and Death of Billy Jack Gaither (PBS Online)
Bibliography of 20th-Century Queer Chicana Fictions (Catriona Esquibel, Ohio State U.)
Committee on Lesbian and Gay History (CLGH) - American Historical Association (Craig Loftin, U. Southern California)
Dyke TV (site for the "cable access TV show by, for, and about lesbians")
Kerry Fried, "Lesbian Fictions: Straight or Narrow?" (1995) (Boston Review: A Political and Literary Forum)
Gay and Lesbian Association of Doctors and Dentists 
Gay and Lesbian Bookstores in Canada and the USA (Lee Anne Phillips)
Gay & Lesbian Hotline Welcome ("non-profit organization which provides a vital service to our community by providing nationwide toll-free peer-counseling, information and referrals")
Gay.com 
Gay Gene ("forum for the discussion of the scientific, social, political, and religious implications of research into the origins of sexual identity") (Chandler Burr)
GayHistory.com (Andrew Wikholm)
Gay/Lesbian Politics and Law: WWW and Internet Resources (Steve Sanders, U. Michigan Law School, and Indiana U.)
GayNet Listserv (Queer Resources Directory)
GayWired.com - The Leading Gay & Lesbian Online Entertainment Community 
gfn.com, the Gay Financial Network 
GLAAD: Fair, Accurate and Inclusive Representation ("dedicated to promoting and ensuring fair, accurate and inclusive representation of people and events in the media as a means of eliminating homophobia and discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation") (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation)
GLSEN: Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network ("working to ensure safe and effective schools for all students")
Stacey Hart (U. Southern California), "(Re)searching Lesbian Health Care: Methodological Considerations and Future Directions" (1995) (Queer Frontiers Conference, U. Southern California)
IGRA - International Gay Rodeo Association 
LA Gay & Lesbian Center 
Lesbian History Project - Lesbians of Color (links to relevant sites and documents) (Yolanda Retter Vargas, U. Southern California)
The Lesbian Legacy Collection (Yolanda Retter Vargas, U. Southern California)
Lesbian.org
Homepage for Lesbian.org: Promoting Lesbian Visibility on the Internet (includes info on politics and activism, arts and culture, etc.) (Amy Goodloe)
Amy Goodloe, "Choice, Biology, and the Causes of Homosexuality: Towards A Radical Theory of Queer Identity" (1994) 
Amy Goodloe, "Lesbian Feminism and Queer Theory: Another 'Battle of the Sexes'?" (1994) (Lesbian.org)
Amy Goodloe, "Lesbian Identity and the Politics of Butch-Femme Roles" (1993) 
Lesbian Avengers, Chicago Chapter 
Lesbian Avengers, SF Chapter 
The Lesbian History Project (Yolanda Retter, U. Southern California)
Lesbian Identity and the Politics of Butch Femme: An Annotated Bibliography (Amy Goodloe, Lesbian.org)
Lesbian Mailing Lists ("listing of women-only, sapphic, lesbian centred, or similarly defined mailing lists") (Amy Goodloe, Lesbian.org)
Matrices: A Lesbian and Lesbian Feminist Research and Network Newsletter (U. Minnesota, Ellen Greenblatt)
Sapphic Ink: a lesbian literary journal (Lesbian.org)
Voices Lesbian Choral Ensemble ("all-lesbian singing ensemble that promotes both lesbian visibility and musical excellence") (Lesbian.org)
WWWomen Search Directory: lesbians 
Sara Mills and Christine A. White, "Discursive Categories and Desire" (1997) (from Language and Desire, Keith Harvey and Celia Shalom, ed.) (Sheffield Hallam U.)
National Association of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community Centers (NALGBTCC) 
National Center for Lesbian Rights ("national legal resource center with a primary commitment to advancing the rights and safety of lesbians and their families through a program of litigation, public policy advocacy, free legal advice and counseling, and public education")
NGLTF - National Gay and Lesbian Task Force ("national progressive organization working for the civil rights of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people")
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives 
Publications: Women in Cult Film & TV (links to texts online, including Women Watching Women: Lesbian Subcultures and Popular Cinema, "Girls Camp: The Politics of Parody," and "Warrior Women and the Horror of Feminism") (Paula Graham)
Queer Theory Explained: Identity-Based Gay & Lesbian Criticism (late 70s-late 80s) (Warren Hedges, Southern Oregon U.)
Radicalesbians, "The Woman-Identified Woman" (1970) (documents from the Women's Liberation Movement, Special Collections Library, Duke U.)
Janice G. Raymond, "Putting the Politics Back into Lesbianism" (1989) (Women's Studies International Forum, W.I.S.E. - Women's Issues and Social Empowerment)
Yolanda Retter (U. New Mexico), "Lesbian (Feminist) Los Angeles, 1970-1990: An Exploratory Ethnohistory" (1995) (Queer Frontiers Conference, U. Southern California)
Adrienne Rich, "Compulsory Heterosexuality and Lesbian Existence" (1987) (Dawn D. Bennett-Alexander, U. Georgia)
Sex and Revolution: A Video Project about 1970s Lesbian Feminism (Valerie Rake, Ohio State U.)
SOLGA Online (C. Todd White, U. Southern California, and the Society of Lesbian and Gay Anthropologists, American Anthropological Association)
Stonewall 25 / Stonewall and Beyond: Lesbian and Gay Culture (1994) (Columbia U. Libraries Exhibition)
Suzanna Danuta Walters, "From Here to Queer: Radical Feminism, Postmodernism, and the Lesbian Menace (or, Why Can't a Woman Be More Like a Fag?)" (1996) (Signs, U. Louisville)
Yahoo! Groups: dykefeminism 
Young Gay America - Gay and Lesbian Youth Resource ("long-term research project/road trip adventure dedicated to improving the lives of LGBTQ youth")
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Intersex
AIS (Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome) Support Group 
AIS Support Group Australia, Inc. 
Bodies Like Ours ("seeks to end the shame and secrecy that surrounds people born intersexed and/or with atypical genitals through community and peer support")
M. Morgan Holmes (Concordia U.), "Queer Cut Bodies: Intersexuality & Homophobia in Medical Practice" (1995) (Queer Frontiers Conference, U. Southern California)
Inside Intersexuality (Berdache Jordan)
Intersex Awareness Day 
Intersex Bibliography (James Park, U. Minnesota, Twin Cities)
Intersex Children Links (Bilinda Straight, Western Michigan U.)
Intersex Community at Temenos 
Intersex Initiative (IPDX) 
Intersex Society of North America (ISNA) 
Intersex Support Group International 
ITPeople.org: Intersex and Transgender People 
Simon LeVay, "Male, Female, Other" (Nerve.com)
NOVA Online - Sex: Unknown (PBS Online)
P O S T G E N D E R (German intersex site)
Transsexual, Transgender, and Intersex History (Kay Brown)
Turner Syndrome Society of the United States 
United Kingdom Intersex Society (UKIS) 
Yahoo! Groups: intersex 
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Journals & Zines
The Advocate ("award-winning national gay & lesbian newsmagazine Web site")
Blithe House Quarterly ("queer fiction lives here"; "online literary magazine featuring a diversity of new short stories by emerging and established lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered authors")
The Church-Wellesley Review (quarterly review of lesbian and gay writing)
Curve Magazine: The Bestselling Lesbian Magazine 
Electronic Gay Community Magazine 
The Gay & Lesbian Review Worldwide ("forum for enlightened discussion of issues and ideas of importance to lesbians and gay men; to advance gay and lesbian culture by providing a quality vehicle for its best writers and thinkers; and to educate a broader public on gay and lesbian topics")
IHRSINN - eine radikalfeministische Lesbenzeitschrift (German feminist lesbian journal)
International Gay & Lesbian Review (C. Todd White, et al., U. Southern California)
The National Journal of Sexual Orientation Law (ibiblio)
Oasis Magazine ("first and largest writing community by and for queer youth everywhere")
OutNow Newsmagazine (gay & lesbian newsmagazine for the Peninsula & Silicon Valley)
Whosoever: An Online Magazine for GLBT Christians 
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Queer Theory and Criticism
Jon Adams (U. Montana), "Critiquing the Cartoon Caricature: Disney, Drag and the Proliferation and Commdification of Queer Negativity" (1995) (Queer Frontiers Conference, U. Southern California)
Jonathan Alexander (U. Southern Colorado), "Hypertext and Queer Theory" (1997) (Texas Tech U.)
Margot Backus, "How Teaching at a Catholic Liberal Arts College Turned Me Queer" (1997) (U. Houston)
Glenn Burger (U. Alberta), "Queer Performativity and the Natural in Chaucer's Physician's and Pardoner's Tales" (Martin Irvine and Deborah Everhart, Georgetown U.)
Robert L. A. Clark and Claire M. Sponsler, "Queer Play: The Cultural Work of Crossdressing in Medieval Drama" (1995)  (Martin Irvine and Deborah Everhart, Georgetown U.)
Luke David, "Sexuality in Chasing Amy" 
Bob Nowlan, "Marxist Theory of Homosexuality: Past, Present and Future" (1992) (The Alternative Orange, The Etext Archives)
Nancy Plooster (U. California, Santa Barbara), "Silent Partners: Lost Lovers in American Drama" (1995) (Queer Frontiers Conference, U. Southern California)
Queer Theory (lecture notes created for a course) (Mary Klages, U. Colorado, Boulder)
QueerTheory.com ("online resources integrated with...visual and textual resources in Queer Culture, Queer Theory, Queer Studies, Gender Studies and related fields")
Queer Theory -- LGBT Philosophy at Erratic Impact (Philosophy Research Base, Erratic Impact)
Stephen Shapiro (Yale U.), "Restless Beds: Charles Brockden Brown's Other United States" (1995) (Queer Frontiers Conference, U. Southern California)
Carol Siegel, "The Madness Outside Gender: Travels with Don Quixote and Saint Foucault" (2002) (Rhizomes)
Swirl: Queer Theory (Southern Oregon U.)
Theory.org.uk Resources: Queer Theory 
Adrian Wagner (Princeton U.), "About Face: Drag and Self in Andy Warhol's Portrait Prints" (1995) (Queer Frontiers Conference, U. Southern California)
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Transgender and Transsexual
ABGender.com - America's Most Popular Transgender Resource & Shopping Directory 
The Androygny RAQ (Rarely Asked Questions) (Raphael Carter)
Shannon Bell, "Kate Bornstein: A Transgender Transsexual Postmodern Tiresias" (1994) (CTHEORY.net)
Butch Dyke Boy: Intersection of Boston's Queer and Transgender/Gender Queer Communities 
Center for Gender Sanity 
The Connecticut TransAdvocacy Coalition 
FTM International 
The Gender Identity Clinic (resources on transgender, diagnosis and care, transition and transformation, support services, reassignment surgery, etc.)
GenderTalk: Web Radio and Transgender Resources 
The Gender Trust 
GLADD: Trans Issues (Gay and Lesbian Association of Doctors and Dentists)
EJ Graff, "My Trans Problem: And How a Feminist Learned to Overcome It" (2001) Village Voice
The Harry Benjamin International Gender Dysphoria Association, Inc. 
ITPeople.org: Intersex and Transgender People 
It's Time, America!
It's Time, America! Political Action for the Transgendered and Gender Variant Community 
It's Time, Florida! 
It's Time, Massachusetts! 
It's Time, Oregon! 
It's Time, The Carolinas! 
Karla Mantilla, "Men in Ewes' Clothing: The Stealth Politics of the Transgender Movement" (2000) (Vancouver Rape Relief & Women's Shelter)
Mermaids: Family Support Group for Children and Teenagers with Gender Identity Issues 
More Husbands Who Became Women (Oprah.com)
National Transgender Advocacy Coalition - NTAC 
Press for Change 
Salon Entertainment: Trans America (Salon.com)
Dean Spade, "Mutilating Gender" (2000) (Make, Craig and Dean)
Suggested Rules for Non-Transsexuals Writing about Transsexuals, Transsexuality, Transsexualism, or Trans ____ (Jacob Hale)
Susan's Place: Transgender Resources (Susan Larson)
TGNN - Transgendered Network News 
Transgender (Sandy Stone)
Transgender Forum (e-zine, resources, online community)
Transgender Law and Policy Institute 
Transgender Care 
Transgender at Work 
Trans-Health.com - The Online Magazine of Health and Fitness for Transsexual and Transgendered People 
TransProud - Be Yourself ("site for transgender youth"; "wide range of resources available for youth and educators")
Transsexualism [Part I] (Lynn Conway, U. Michigan)
Transsexual, Transgender, and Intersex History (Kay Brown)
Transsexuality (Jennifer Diane Reitz)
UK FTM Network 
Virginia Vitzthum, "Gender Warriors" (2000) (Salon.com)


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