Welcome to the Queer Studies research guide! Whether you are a Queer Studies minor, faculty member, or just wanting to learn more about the topic, this guide is designed to provide you with resources and assistance. This guide was created in partnership with UW Libraries and the American Heritage Center with resources presented from both institutions.
"I Vote For Love (And Marriage)" Poster from University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center, Gregory Hinton Papers, Accession Number 12604, Box 11
Below are some suggested keywords for searches related to Queer Studies. If you need additional help with keywords, please email our team of research librarians at firstname.lastname@example.org.
LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender)
LGBTQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, + other identities within the spectrum)
LGBTQIA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual)
LGBTQIA+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual, + other identities within the spectrum)
MOGAI (Marginalized Orientations and Gender Alignments and Intersex)
Note: Including a plus sign (+) or asterisk (*) with the above acronyms may affect search results.
Sexuality/Sexual Orientation: gay, lesbian, bisexual, pansexual, asexual, allosexual
Gender Identity: transgender, trans, cisgender, genderqueer/gender-queer, nonbinary/non-binary, agender, gender dysphoria/Gender Identity Disorder
Queer People of Color: QPOC, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color), QTPOC (Queer, Trans People of Color)
Laramie PrideFest & Wyoming Equality
LGBTQ+ reads from the Wyoming Digital Library, available through the Libby app and OverDrive. To access these titles, log in in with your UWYO login and password.