Lesbian musicians have always existed, and there are a number of songs with coded terms that refer to lesbians and relationships. It was in the 1970s that lesbians began incorporating their sexuality into their music in explicit terms and claiming the identity of being a lesbian. The titles below will provide additional information.
Search WorldCat for archival collections with lesbian music and musician content.
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There are many lesbian music videos found on YouTube by searching with the open ended term lesbian music. The results will include songs and performances by men. To narrow down the search to a specific type of music or video, add search terms or use quotation marks, such as the following examples.
1. lesbian music
2. lesbian music reggae
3. lesbian music country
4. lesbian "folk music"
5. lesbian "indie rock"