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LGBTQ+ Resources

This guide can connect users to LGBTQ+ resources available at Forsyth Library, in the community, and across the web.

What do all those letters mean?

Most people are familiar with the traditional LGBT of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender, but as our understanding of gender and sexuality has evolved, more letters have been added. You may see things like LGBTQ, LGBTQ+, LGBTQIAA. What do all of those letters mean? The following video can help explain ten common types of sexuality that you may or may not be aware of. 

What is the difference between gender and sexuality?

It is important to know that there is a difference between gender and sexuality. This video can help explain how they are different and explain terms like "cis gender."

LGBTQ+ In Kansas

The following resource reflect the LGBTQ+ history of Kansas as well as some Kansas-specific resources available for members of the LGBTQ+ community.

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Books on the Kansas LGBTQ+ Experience

Kansas LGBTQ+ History

Kansas LGBTQ+ Organizations