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Queer Studies

Useful Databases for Queer Studies Research

Follow the links below to search for and access full text magazine, journal and newspaper articles relating to women's, gender, and sexuality studies.

Research Tip: Each of these databases contains thousands of articles, so using a more specific search phrase can help you get a manageable number of results. For example: 

  • peer mentorship AND transgender students AND academic success

If you are having trouble accessing an article in our database that is labeled as full text available, try clearing your browser history and cache. Instructions are available at the following link:

Open Access Journals

Below are a list of internationally published Open Access journals that are free to read, download, and share. 

Open Access journal articles are available to readers around the world immediately and for free. This provides researchers who are traditionally marginalized from the scholarly community (scholars of color, scholars from countries in the Global South) with access to new research and data that can otherwise only be found through costly subscriptions to publisher content.