San Francisco: Daughters of Bilitis, 1958. Magazine. 36p. including covers, 5.5x8.5 inches, very good first edition digest-size magazine in stapled yellow and red decorative wraps.
Includes a report on the 5th annual Mattachine convention, titled "Prognosis is hopeful"
Daughters of Bilitis was formed in 1955 in San Francisco by Del Martin and Phyllis Lyon and was based upon - and in the beginning supported by - the homophile organization The Mattachine Society and One Magazine. The Ladder was the house organ/newsletter and published information, news, events, articles, poetry and stories relevant to the lesbian reader.