Current Awareness - Blogs
Researching issues of gender and sexuality often mean staying abreast of current issues, pending legislation, ongoing litigation, and upcoming topics. Blogs prove to be a valuable tool for staying current. Try combining search terms for "sexuality" or "gender" or more narrow terms within your area with other disciplines such as "psychology" or "civil rights" + "blog" to find sources tailored to your area of interest.
A searchable directory of blogs that aim to advance the goals of the World Bank. See the blog on "general identity"
Blog from Columbia Law School's Center for Gender & Sexuality Law
Lesbian/Gay Law Notes, a publication of the Lesbian and Gay Law Association of Greater New York, reports on lesbian/gay and AIDS related legal developments. It tracks significant new legislation, reports on new court decisions, administrative rulings, and executive actions, and highlights new publications of interest.
The Center for Gender and Sexuality Law has established Columbia Law School as the preeminent law school for the study of and specialization in the law of gender and sexuality.
Current awareness - News
Recent changes in politics and the focus on sexuality in social issues have led several major news outlets to dedicate a column or portion of their website to sex and gender issues. Here are a few sources of news to get you started.
Focuses on news stories related to dating, marriage, and sexuality as it relates to relationships.
Often, issues of gender, marriage, childbirth, and relationships are relegated to "lifestyle" or "popular culture" sections in the news. Looking through the organization of a newspaper can often give you insights into its structure and the goals of its editors.