Africa is a Country, africasacountry.com
This blog features online commentary and criticism from intellectual voices in the African online media, often covering LGTBQ+ rights issues and postcolonial issues from across the continent.
- Africa is a Country. (2019). Africasacountry.com. Retrieved 19 May 2019, from https://africasacountry.com/
The Asia Pacific Transgender Network is an advocacy and community network for transgender rights in China, Pakistan, India, and Nepal. APTN releases reports and various publications to guide social and public policy.
- Asia Pacific Transgender Network (2016). APTN Home. APTN. Retrieved 20 May 2019, from http://www.weareaptn.org/
The Many Faces of Homosexuality: Anthropological Approaches to Homosexual Behavior edited by Evelyn Blackwood
This book edited by Evelyn Blackwood, originally published in 1986, is considered to be one of the first global ethnographies of various homosexualities.
- Blackwood, E. (2013). The Many Faces of Homosexuality: Anthropological Approaches to Homosexual Behavior. Hoboken: Taylor and Francis.
The DTA is an online hub for digitized archival materials on non-normative gender practices from around the world.
- Digital Transgender Archive. (2019). Retrieved 20 May 2019, from https://www.digitaltransgenderarchive.net/
Jen Deerinwater is a Two Spirit citizen of the Cherokee Nation and writes frequently about the intersectionalities of Indigenous/Native identity and Queer/Two Spirit issues within North America.
- Jen Deerinwater – Medium. (2019). Medium. Retrieved 20 May 2019, from https://medium.com/@JenDeerinwater
Lukas Avendaño, Muxes. Muxhes. Muxe: twitter.com/mar_pasan
Twitter feed of non-binary muxe performer Lukas Avendaño, who advocates for muxe rights and awareness.
- Lukas Avendaño, Muxes. Muxhes. Muxe. (@mar_pasan) (2019). Twitter.com. Retrieved 20 May 2019, from https://twitter.com/mar_pasan
Stories of Our Lives
In June 2013, Kenyan multidisciplinary group ‘The NEST Collective’ travelled across Kenya, recording over 250 personal accounts of persons identifying as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex in Kenya. This book presents a selection from the resulting archive—in an attempt to explore the consciousness, ambition and expression of many queer Kenyans in their daily interactions with family, friends, schools, workplace, religion and ideas of the future, and in diverse social contexts in Kenya.
- NEST Collective. (2015). Stories of our lives: Queer narratives from Kenya. Nairobi: NEST Arts Company Limited.
Gender Identity and Sexual Identity in the Pacific and Hawai’i: Introduction
This guide was originally created by Eleanor Kleiber, the University of Hawaii at Manoa Pacific Collection Librarian, and D. Kealiʻi MacKenzie, during his internship with the UHM Hawaiian and Pacific Collection in 2012. It includes clear definitions of vernacular terms for queer identities in Pacific and Hawai’i, as well as links to a number of resources and groups supporting Pacific Islander gender and sexual identity organizations.
- Research Guides: Gender Identity and Sexual Identity in the Pacific and Hawai’i: Introduction. (2019). Guides.library.manoa.hawaii.edu. Retrieved 20 May 2019, from https://guides.library.manoa.hawaii.edu/Pacificsexualidentity
Boldly Queer: African Perspectives on same-sex Sexuality and Gender Diversity
This is a book distributed through Creative Commons license that collects and shares queer stories from various countries and perspectives in Africa.
- Sandfort, Simenel, Mwchiro, and Reddy. Boldly Queer: African Perspectives on Same-sex Sexuality and Gender Diversity (2019). Hivos.org. Retrieved 28 May 2019, from https://www.hivos.org/sites/default/files/1._boldly_queer_cover.pdf
Same Love (Remix)
Art Attack is an artivist collective based in Nairobi that released this controversial music video to raise awareness of homosexuality and LGBTQ+ issues in Kenya. The music video was heavily censored by the Kenyan government.
- Same Love (Remix) By Art Attack (OFFICIAL VIDEO). (2019). Art Attack. Retrieved 20 May 2019, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8EataOQvPII
Sexualities and Genders in Zapotec Oaxaca
This ethnography of sexual identities in Mexico provides an overview of the history and culture of the sexual and gender identities in Oaxaca, including an examination of the role of muxes.
- Stephen, L. (2002). Sexualities and Genders in Zapotec Oaxaca. Latin American Perspectives, 29(2), 41-59. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/3185126
An up-to-date resource guide and podcast series about and for Takatāpui and LGBTQ+ Maori people and their families.
- Takatāpui | A Resource Hub. (2019). Rainbow Youth Inc & Tīwhanawhana Trust. Retrieved 30 May 2019, from https://takatapui.nz/