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Sexuality Studies: Getting Started

Guide for research in courses taught by the Program in the Study of Sexualities at Duke.

Introduction to Sexuality Studies

Sexuality studies is an emerging, rapidly-growing field of scholarship.  The sources listed in this guide offer an entry point to resources that focus primarily on various aspects of sexuality studies, including Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) studies, queer theory, human sexuality, and sex work. However, because this is an interdisciplinary area of research, relevant materials can be found in a wide range of reference sources.

Core Sexuality Studies Databases

Additional Databases

Many disciplines include in depth sexuality studies scholarly research articles within the context of the subject area. Utilize the database keyword & subject searches to find articles on your topic.

Librarian for Sexuality Studies

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Danette Pachtner
My location:
Call me: 919.660.5886
Lilly Library
Room 108
East Campus
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My areas:
Film, Video & Digital Media; Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies; Theater Studies