LGBTQ History in the United States: Scholarship

Although long considered a "niche" of historical scholarship, the history of LGBTQ people in the U.S. is today a well-researched and well-respected subfield of American history. Here are some seminal and some newer titles that offer starting points for further study:
The Global Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender History (Harvard Login)
A Queer History of the United States (Print / Harvard Login)
We Are Everywhere: Protest, Power, and Pride in the History of Queer Liberation (Print Only)
The Routledge History of Queer America (Print Only)
LGBTQ America: A Theme Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer History
Gay American History: Lesbians and Gay Men in the USA: A Documentary History (Print Only)
The Gay Revolution: The Story of the Struggle (Print / Harvard Login)
Making Gay History: The Half-Century Struggle for Lesbian and Gay Equal Rights (Print Only)
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender History: Critical Readings (Print Only)
Gay Power: An American Revolution (Harvard Login)
Rethinking the Gay and Lesbian Movement (Harvard Login)
Historical Dictionary of the Lesbian and Gay Liberation Movements (Harvard Login)
Bodies of Evidence: The Practice of Queer Oral History (Harvard Login)
Long Before Stonewall: Histories of Same-Sex Sexuality in Early America (Harvard Login)
Gay New York: Gender, Urban Culture, and the Making of the Gay Male World, 1890-1940 (Harvard Login)
The Deviant's War: The Homosexual vs. the United States of America (Print Only)
The Stonewall Riots: A Documentary History (Harvard Login)
Pride Parades: How a Parade Changed the World (Harvard Login)
Beyond the Politics of the Closet: Gay Rights and the American State Since the 1970s (Harvard Login)
If Memory Serves: Gay Men, AIDS, and the Promise of the Queer Past (Harvard Login)
Let the Record Show: A Political History of ACT UP New York, 1987-1993 (Print Only)
Sexuality, Subjectivity, and LGBTQ Militancy in the United States (Harvard Login)
Fragmented Citizens: The Changing Landscape of Gay and Lesbian Lives (Harvard Login)
The Straight State: Sexuality and Citizenship in Twentieth-Century America (Harvard Login)
Law and the Gay Rights Story: The Long Search for Equal Justice in a Divided Democracy (Harvard Login)
Awakening: How Gays and Lesbians Brought Marriage Equality to America (Harvard Login)
The Engagement: America's Quarter-Century Struggle Over Same-Sex Marriage (Harvard Login)
Disrupting Dignity: Rethinking Power and Progress in LGBTQ Lives (Harvard Login)
Has the Gay Movement Failed? (Print / Harvard Login)
Public Faces, Secret Lives: A Queer History of the Women's Suffrage Movement (Harvard Login)
The International LGBT Rights Movement: A History (Harvard Login)
In addition to these books, also check the following databases for journal articles, documentaries, etc.:

Primary Sources for LGBTQ History

To dig into primary sources, try some of the following digital archives and collections: