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Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

A guide to University of Alabama resources for research on gender and sexuality


Popular culture is a rich context for the study of gender and sexuality. The suggestions and topics below offer some entry points into the field. Use these as starting points to find more materials in your area of interest by using the subject tags on the item pages to guide your searching, or look through the bibliographies of these books to find other scholarship.

Getting Started

These databases are all good starting points for finding books and scholarly materials on gender and sexuality. For searching help, see the strategies for searching page or use the links in the box to the left to contact your librarian.

Pop Culture Databases

In addition to the gender studies databases above, check out these collections focused on popular culture: