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Coverage: 1953-present

Vendor: EBSCO

Access: UTA Only.


LGBT Life is a focused resource covering world literature regarding lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues. The database contains indexing and abstracts for more than 180 LGBT-specific core periodicals and more than 310 LGBT-specific core books and reference works. It includes current coverage of these sources, as well as deep backfiles for key publications - many back to the first published issue. Examples of publications indexed back to their inaugural issues include The Advocate (1967), Journal of Homosexuality (1974) and Harvard Gay and Lesbian Review (1994). It also contains articles mined from more than 40 priority periodicals as well as more than 6,500 select titles. LGBT Life provides comprehensive coverage of traditional academic, cultural, lifestyle and regional publications, including Journal of Bisexuality, Gay Times, Lesbian News, Journal of Lesbian Studies, Washington Blade, Bay Area Reporter, Journal of Gender Studies, NWSA Journal, Women's Studies, etc.

LGBT Life also indexes and abstracts the full run of many historically significant titles such as ONE (1953-1967), The Ladder (1956-1972), Mattachine Review (1955-1964), Christopher Street (1976-1995) and Body Politic (1971-1987). In addition, other sources such as monographs, reference books as well as grey literature including newsletters, case studies and dissertations are represented.

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