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LGBT+ Resources

This guide will feature selected LGBTQ electronic and print resources in the MSSU George A. Spiva Library. It was created by Ms. Kayla Reed, Access Services Librarian and Mr. James Capeci, Library Director.

General Statement about Materials and Resources

All resources and materials listed in this guide are to benefit and aid the LGBT+ community and supporters. If any materials within are dated or offensive to any LBGT+ groups, please contact the librarian at the bottom of this page so that this may be rectified. 


"Missouri Southern State University emphasizes the dignity and equality common to all persons and adheres to a strict nondiscrimination policy regarding the treatment of individual faculty, staff, students, third parties on campus, and applicants for employment and admissions. In accord with federal law and applicable Missouri statutes, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other legally-protected class, in employment or in any program or activity offered or sponsored by the University, including, but not limited to, athletics, instruction, grading, the awarding of student financial aid, recruitment, admissions, and housing."  (Taken from here. )

Electronic Resources

Print Resources

It should be noted that LGBT is not an official Library of Congress classification term. Since Spiva Library uses the Library of Congress Classification system, search for the terms provided in the document below.

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