The Leatherby Libraries is pleased to announce access to a new database called LGBTQ+ Rights from HeinOnline that is part of the Social Justice Suite.

This database “charts the gay rights movement in America, showing the civil rights codified into law in the 20th and 21st centuries as well as the inequalities that still exist today, including an interactive timeline, subject-coded court cases, scholarly articles, books, pamphlets, reports, and more.”

It has coverage from 1813 to the current day.

The subscription to HeinOnline is through Chapman’s Hugh & Hazel Darling Law Library. To access the database, use

Please contact Chair of Resources & Scholarly Communications Kristin Laughtin-Dunker at for any questions.

The Leatherby Libraries’ Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion efforts align with the Chapman University Strategic Plan for Diversity & Inclusion, fostering a diverse and inclusive campus climate.