Milner Library has a variety of resources about LGBTQIA2S+ musicians, as well as music by LGBTQIA2S+ musicians.
Searching for the Library of Congress subject terms listed below will help you find resources about LGBTQIA2S+ musicians in the library catalog. To search for a subject, enter your search terms and change the search parameters to "All items that contain my query words in subject." Entering your search terms in quotes will search for an exact match.
Please note that these terms are from the Library of Congress and are not inclusive of all identities. These subject terms only provide a starting point-- to find more, look at each record to review the additional subject terms they use!
To identify LGBTQIA2S+ musicians, you can also search for these terms in the databases listed below:
Milner Library has several databases that include streaming music, including Naxos Music Library and DRAM. These databases do not use the same subject terms as our catalog, so you will need to search for known musicians. That said, they have a few albums and playlists that highlight LGBTQIA2S+ composers:
On the 6th floor of Milner Library, you'll find our music scores, including the vocal scores from musicals. The following items aren't easily findable as having LGBTQIA2S+ subject matter, so are listed here for your convenience!
Milner Library doesn't own any podcasts, but we've made a few free selections available for you in the carousel to the right. Note that these are only a few samplings of what is available! Follow the links to listen online, or access via your favorite podcast app, such as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. We've also compiled a fun Spotify playlist with LGBTQIA2S+ artists!
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