LGBTQ+ Resources


The San José Public Library is committed to creating affirming and welcoming spaces for all members of our community. Through our programs and collections we celebrate LGBTQ+ voices and members in our community. As information providers, we are poised to provide access to community organizations and resources for those in need, especially for our youth in need of help.

Organizations & eResources

Organizations Supporting the LGBTQ+ Community

Local and national organizations offering support services to the LGBTQ+ community, particularly youth.

Global Encyclopedia of LGBTQ History

An interdisciplinary approach to LGBTQ topics in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Caribbean, the Middle East, and North America.

Defining Documents in American History: LGBTQ+ (1923-2017)

Analysis of primary source documents from the ongoing movement to achieve recognition and equality for members of the LGBTQ+ community.

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