Libraries, Archives, Museums, and Related Organizations (includes national and global)


Center for Sex and Culture Library and Archive (San Francisco)

GLBT Historical Society (San Francisco)

Good Vibrations Antique Vibrator Museum (San Francisco)

June Mazer Lesbian Archives (West Hollywood)

The L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center’s Family Services Library (Los Angeles)

Lambda Archives of San Diego (San Diego)

Lavender Library, Archives, and Cultural Exchange (Sacramento)

ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives (Los Angeles)

UCLA LGBT Resource Center: Rae Lee Siporin Library (Los Angeles)


American Library Association: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Round Table

Barnard Zine Collection (New York, New York)

Bitch Community Lending Library (Portland, Oregon)

Carter-Johnson Leather Library

Center for Sexual Pleasure and Health (Pawtucket, Rhode Island)

Chris Gonzalez Library & Archives (Indianapolis, Indiana)

Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender History

Cornell University Library: Human Sexuality Collection (Ithaca, New York)

Crisperanto: The Quentin Crisp Archives (New York, New York)

Digital Transgender Archive

Erotic Heritage Museum Las Vegas (Las Vegas, Nevada)

Free Library of Philadelphia (Independence Branch): Barbara Gittings Collection (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

Gay Alliance Library (Rochester, New York)

Gay City Library (Seattle, Washington)

Gay and Lesbian Archive of Mid-America (Kansas City, Missouri)

Gerber/Hart Library and Archives (Chicago, Illinois)

GLBT Library at Indiana University (Bloomington, Indiana)

Gulf Coast Archive and Museum of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender History (Houston, Texas)

International Foundation for Gender Education

Intersex Society of North America - Library & Bibliographies

James Fisherkeller Library at the Gay and Lesbian Community Center(Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)

The Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection in Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Studies at University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, Minnesota)

Kalamazoo Gay Lesbian Resource Center: James B. Knox Resource Library (Kalamazoo, Michigan)

Kinsey Institute Library (Bloomington, Indiana)

Lambda Literary

Leather Archives & Museum (Chicago, Illinois)

Lesbian Herstory Archives (Brooklyn, New York)

Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art (New York, New York)

LGBT Center of Raleigh Library (Raleigh, North Carolina)

Madeline Davis GLBT Archives of Western New York (New York)

Milwaukee LGBT Community Center Library (Milwaukee, Wisconsin)

Museum of Sex (New York, New York)

National LGBT Museum (Washington, DC)

National Transgender Library and Archives at University of Michigan(Ann Arbor, Michigan)

New York Public LIbrary: Gay and Lesbian Collections (New York, New York)

Oklahomans for Equality Rainbow Library (Tulsa, Oklahoma)

Out Books on Wheels (Pioneer Valley, Massachusetts)

Pacific Northwest Lesbian Archives (Seattle, Washington)

Pat Parker / Vito Russo Center Library and Archive at the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center (New York, New York)

The Pop-Up Museum of Queer History

Quatrefoil Library (Saint Paul, Minnesota)

QZAP - The Queer Zine Archive Project (Milwaukee, Wisconsin)

Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History and Culture (Durham, North Carolina)

Sexual Minorities Archives (Northampton, Massachusetts)

Society of American Archivists: Lesbian and Gay Archives Roundtable and Lavender Legacies Guide to Sources in North America

Stonewall Center at University of Massachusetts (Amherst, Massachusetts)

Stonewall National Museum & Archives (Fort Lauderdale, Florida)

Terrance Trans Collection at Sylvia Rivera Law Project (New York, New York)

Transgender Archive (Houston, Texas)

Western Montana Community Center (Missoula, Montana)

Widener University Sexuality Archives (Chester, Pennsylvania)

The William Way Community Center Archives(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

World Erotic Art Museum (Miami Beach, Florida)


Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives (Melbourne, Australia)

Beate Uhse Erotic Museum (Berlin, Germany)

Buraku Liberation and Human Rights Research Institute Library(Osaka, Japan)

Canadian Lesbian & Gay Archives (Toronto, Canada)

Centrum Schwule Geschichte / Gay History Centre (Cologne, Germany)

Center for Gender Studies, International Christian University Books and Audio-Visual Aids Lending Service (Tokyo, Japan)

Erotic Museum (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

The Feminist Library (London, England)

FPWA Sexual Health Services Library (Western Australia)

The Icelandic Phallological Museum (Reykjavik, Iceland)

IHLIA: Internationaal Homo/Lesbisch Informatiecentrum en archief(Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Institute for Gender Studies, Ochanomizu University Library (Tokyo, Japan)

Irish Queer Archive (Dublin, Ireland)

Les Archives gaies du Quebec / The Quebec Gay Archives (Quebec, Canada)

Lesbian and Gay Archives at the London School of Economics and Political Science and Hall-Carpenter Archives (London, England)

Lesbian and Gay Archives of New Zealand (Wellington, New Zealand)

Lesbian and Gay Newsmedia Archive (London, England)

LOUD - Lesbians of Undeniable Drive Library (Tokyo, Japan)

LGBT Religious Archives Network

LILAC (Wellington, New Zealand)

Love Land (Jeju Island, South Korea)

Museum of Eroticism (Paris, France)

Pandora’s Project Sexual Assault Lending Library (USA and Australia)

Pride Library at University of Western Ontario (Ontario, Canada)

Q Center’s Kendall Clawson Library (Portland, Oregon)

Qmunity Out on the Shelves Library (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)

Rainbow Resource Centre Library (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada)

Rosa Archiv / Pink Archives (Leipzig, Germany)

Sex Machines Museum (Prague, Czech Republic)

The Women’s Library (London, England)

University of Victoria: Transgender Archives (Victoria, Canada)