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Gay rights demonstration, Albany, New York, 1971 [17]., Digital ID 1582017, New York Public LibraryI 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.

Special Libraries

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
212.549.2500
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
713.861.9149
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
416.777.2755
Homosexuality, lesbianism, bisexuality, gay liberation movement, censorship

Cornell University - Human Sexuality Collection
2B Carl A. Kroch Library
Ithaca, NY 14853 USA
607.255.3530
Lesbian and gay history, politics of pornography, social construction of human sexuality, HIV/AIDS

GAA Fidelifacts zap, 1971 Jan 18, Digital ID 1602620, New York Public LibraryThe 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
585.244.8640 x-24
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
215.732.2220
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
415.777.5455
Homosexuality, sexual diversity

Gerber/Hart Library and Archives
1127 W. Granville Ave.
Chicago, IL 60660 USA
773.381.8030
Homosexuality, gay and lesbian life, AIDS, homophobia

Gay Liberation Front marches on Times Square, New York City, 1969 [2]., Digital ID 1582228, New York Public LibraryGulf Coast Archive and Museum of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender History, Inc.
PO Box 130192
Houston, TX 77219-0192 USA
832.722.5785
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
619.260.1522
LGBT history

Lavender Library, Archives and Cultural Exchange of Sacramento
1414 21st St.
Sacramento, CA 95811 USA
916.492.0558
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, history, sociology, parenting, relationships, biography, arts, health, HIV

Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement Library
Oxford House
Derbyshire St.
London E2 6HG, United Kingdom
Phone: 44 20 77391249
Sexuality and Christianity, sexual ethics

Gay rights demonstration, Albany, New York, 1971 [18]., Digital ID 1582018, New York Public LibraryLesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center - National History Archive
208 W. 13th St.
New York, NY 10011 USA
212.620.7310
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender history

Manitoba Gay & Lesbian Archives
PO Box 1661
Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3C 2Z6
wglrc@escape.ca
204.474.0212
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
713.861.9149
Homosexuality, religion, self-help psychology

National Library of New Zealand - Lesbian and Gay Archives of New Zealand
PO Box 11-695
Manners St.
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
206.903.9517
History of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in the Pacific Northwest

Gay rights demonstration, Albany, New York, 1971 [57]., Digital ID 1582065, New York Public LibraryONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives
909 W. Adams Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90007 USA
213.741.0094
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
604.684.5307
Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered

Outfest: The L.A. Gay and Lesbian Film Festival Library
3470 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 935
Los Angeles, CA 90010 USA
213.480.7088
Gay and lesbian issues and culture

Quatrefoil Library
1619 Dayton Ave., Ste. 105
St. Paul, MN 55104-6206 USA
651.641.0969
Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and other sexual minority materials

Gay rights demonstration, Albany, New York, 1971 [82]., Digital ID 1582091, New York Public LibraryStonewall Library and Archives Special Collections
1300 E. Sunrise Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 USA
954.763.8565
Rare books

The Gay and Lesbian Archives of the Pacific Northwest
Oregon History Center
1200 SW Pk. Ave.
Portland, OR 97205 USA
503.222.1741

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

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