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LGBT Special Libraries and Museums
I cataloged a couple of gay libraries in Dublin, Ireland and Albany, NY, and there has been much in the news media lately about LGBT rights since New York State began recognizing gay and lesbian marriages in 2011. I think it is awesome and terrific that people are now able to legally marry who they love regardless of the gender of the spouses. Below are some LGBT libraries and museums that I found.
from the Directory of Special Libraries and Information Centers, 40th ed., 2012
American Civil Liberties Union - ACLU Library
125 Broad St., 18th Fl.
New York, NY 10004 USA
Civil rights, religious freedom, reproductive freedom, alien rights and immigration, criminal justice, freedom of speech, cyber-liberties, gay and lesbian rights
Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives
PO Box 124
Parkville, Victoria 3052, Australia
Phone: 61 3 83443630
History of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, and transgenders people in Australia
Botts Memorial Library
2025 W. 11th St.
Houston, TX 77007-7698 USA
Gay and lesbian issues, sexuality
Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives - James Fraser Library
PO Box 699, Sta. F
50 Charles St., E.
Toronto, ON, Canada M4Y 2N6
Homosexuality, lesbianism, bisexuality, gay liberation movement, censorship
Cornell University - Human Sexuality Collection
2B Carl A. Kroch Library
Ithaca, NY 14853 USA
Lesbian and gay history, politics of pornography, social construction of human sexuality, HIV/AIDS
The Aids Council of South Australia, Inc. Library
2 Eton Rd.
Keswick, South Australia 5035, Australia
Phone: 61 8 83341611
HIV/AIDS, gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender issues, injecting drug use, sex work, gay and lesbian literature
Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley Inc. Library
875 E. Main St., Ste. 500
Rochester, NY 14605 USA
Gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender literature and history; gay male and lesbian fiction; feminism; sex; religion and philosophy, HIV/AIDS sociology and health science; coming out; feature films; sound recordings
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Archives of Philadelphia
William Way LGBT Community Ctr.
1315 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107 USA
Homosexuality, gay and lesbian issues and activism, gay rights, radical feminism
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Historical Society Archives
657 Mission St., No. 300
San Francisco, CA 94105 USA
Homosexuality, sexual diversity
Gerber/Hart Library and Archives
1127 W. Granville Ave.
Chicago, IL 60660 USA
Homosexuality, gay and lesbian life, AIDS, homophobia
Gulf Coast Archive and Museum of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender History, Inc.
PO Box 130192
Houston, TX 77219-0192 USA
History of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community in the Gulf Coast area of Texas
Indiana University - Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Student Support Services Library
705 E. 7th St.
Bloomington, IN 47408-3809 USA
Gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transsexual issues
LAMBDA Archives of San Diego
PO Box 40389
San Diego, CA 92164-0389 USA
Lavender Library, Archives and Cultural Exchange of Sacramento
1414 21st St.
Sacramento, CA 95811 USA
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, history, sociology, parenting, relationships, biography, arts, health, HIV
Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement Library
London E2 6HG, United Kingdom
Phone: 44 20 77391249
Sexuality and Christianity, sexual ethics
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center - National History Archive
208 W. 13th St.
New York, NY 10011 USA
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender history
Manitoba Gay & Lesbian Archives
PO Box 1661
Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3C 2Z6
Gay and lesbian communities in Manitoba, Canada
Metropolitan Community Church of the Resurrection - Charles Botts Memorial Library - Charles Boots Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender & AIDS Archives
2025 W. 11th St.
Houston, TX 77008 USA
Homosexuality, religion, self-help psychology
National Library of New Zealand - Lesbian and Gay Archives of New Zealand
PO Box 11-695
Wellington 6142, New Zealand
Phone: 64 4 4743000
New Zealand lesbian, gay and takatapui communities
Northwest Lesbian and Gay History Museum Project
1122 E. Pike St.
PMB No. 797
Seattle, WA 98122 USA
History of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in the Pacific Northwest
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives
909 W. Adams Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90007 USA
Homosexuality, homophile movement, Gay liberation movement, Gay and Lesbian literature, women's and Lesbian studies
Out on the Shelf - The Centre's Library
1170 Bute St.
Vancouver, BC, Canada V6E 1Z6
Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered
Outfest: The L.A. Gay and Lesbian Film Festival Library
3470 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 935
Los Angeles, CA 90010 USA
Gay and lesbian issues and culture
1619 Dayton Ave., Ste. 105
St. Paul, MN 55104-6206 USA
Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and other sexual minority materials
The Gay and Lesbian Archives of the Pacific Northwest
Oregon History Center
1200 SW Pk. Ave.
Portland, OR 97205 USA
The World Congress of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Jews - Resource Library
PO Box 23379
Washington, DC 20026-3379 USA
Gay Jewish ideas, feminism and gay consciousness, organizational development of gay and lesbian Jewish groups