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LGBTQ Health and Medicine Resources: Dabatases

This guide offers resources on LGBTQ health and medicine at Temple University, in Philadelphia, and available online.

Database Search Strategies

These databases are Temple Libraries' main sources for researching health and medicine topics. Check the description below each database to see what topics that database covers and some recommended search terms to use when researching LGBTQ people and LGBTQ health.

Health Sciences Databases


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Try searching the following MeSH terms to find information on LGBTQ people and LGBTQ health topics.

  • Sexual and Gender Minorities
  • Homosexuality
  • Homesexuality, Male
  • Homosexuality, Female
  • Bisexuality
  • Intersex Persons
  • Transgender Persons
  • Gender Identity

Google Scholar

Google Scholar covers a wide range of books, academic journals, publications, grey literature, and other sources of information. Temple Libraries provides access to the full-text of many of these article for Temple students, staff, and faculty.

To set this up, go to Google Scholar and click the three bar symbol in the upper left corner, then click "Settings", then click "Library Links". Search "Temple University" and select "Temple University Libraries", then click "Save".