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.

  • 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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