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Includes LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940, Part I -II and Sex and Sexuality, Sixteenth to Twentieth Century. "Illuminates the experiences not just of the LGBTQ community as a whole, but of individuals of different races, ethnicities, ages, religions, political orientations, and geographical locations that constitute this community.” Includes historical records of political and social organizations founded by LGBTQ individuals, publications by and for lesbians and gays, and extensive coverage of governmental responses to the AIDS crisis. Contains personal correspondence and interviews with numerous LGBTQ individuals, among others and 5,000 monographs that provide context to the twentieth-century materials covered in Parts I and II. Sources include the British Library’s Private Case Collection, Special Subject Units from Sex Research: Early Literature from Statistics to Erotica, a collection from the Alfred C. Kinsey Institute for Sex Research dating from 1700 to 1860, and a collection of rare and unique books from the New York Academy of Medicine.