San Francisco: Daughters of Bilitis, 1959. Magazine. 28p., includes covers, 5.5x8.5 inches, very good digest-size magazine in stapled pictorial wraps with remains of label affixed front.
"The Gay Bar - Whose Problem is It?"
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.