Research Guide: Transgender Issues

Finding Articles

Try using the following suggested keyword searches in the OneSearch box below. The debate on legislation related to transgender people and bathrooms is a timely, ongoing event. Scholarly articles take about six months to a year to be published, so the most recent events will mostly be found in newspaper and magazine articles.

“gender identity”
transgender AND discrimination
transgender AND violence
transgender AND religion
transgender AND “civil rights”
transgender AND “health care”
transgender AND transition*
transgender AND bathrooms
transgender AND schools



You can also try searching for these terms to find articles in ScienceDirect Journals, Sage Online, and GenderWatch.


Background Information

The following UVU Library books and websites provide background information for beginning research on issues related to transgender people.
Title Availability
APA Handbook of Sexuality and Psychology BF692 .A63 2014, 1st Floor Reference
Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out HQ77.9 .K85 2014, 4th Floor
Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender History in America HQ76.3.U5 E53 2004, 4th Floor
Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Issues in Education: Programs, Policies, and Practices LC192.6 .G38 2005, 1st Floor Reference
The Gay Revolution: The Story of the Struggle HQ76.8 .U5 F33 2015, 4th Floor
LGBT Youth in America’s Schools LC2575 .C54 2012, 4th Floor
The Lives of Transgender People Read Online
Transgender Rights: 2015 CQ Researcher Report Read Online

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