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LGBTQIA+ in Rock

"The LGBTQIA+ community has long been a part of the rock & roll story.

"Whether out or not, their perspectives and experiences have helped shape rock & roll. In more recent decades, artists have used their music as a vehicle to support the community and champion rights." Find more in Rock Hall EDU's Pride Collection.



Search Terms

The following terms will help you identify relevant materials in our library catalog. To broaden your search to libraries worldwide, select that box on the left side of the results screen on a computer or under Group & Refine This Search on a mobile device.

Rock's Back Pages Articles

Free articles are available on Rock's Backpages through the Free on RBP link. Create a free login with RBP's instructions to access articles. Visit the Library & Archives for full access to Rock's Backpages.

Books About LGBTQIA+ Music

Free Articles Online

Spotify Playlist by Rock Hall EDU

Rock Hall Youtube Channel

Interview with Melissa Etheridge

Laura Jane Grace Tells the Story of Burning Her Birth Certificate in North Carolina

Other YouTube Videos

Archival Resources

Listed below are some notable artists as well as archival collections related to LGBTQIA+ issues and history. Check out our online catalog for these materials and more!




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