The Ladder: a lesbian review; vol. 9, #5 & 6, February/March 1965. Barbara Gittings, Gene Damon, Barbara Grier.

The Ladder: a lesbian review; vol. 9, #5 & 6, February/March 1965

San Francisco: Daughters of Bilitis, 1965. Magazine. 28p., including covers, 5.5x8.5 inches, light foxing on tops & bottom edges of the pages, otherwise a good digest-size magazine in pictorial wraps, rusty staples.

This issue includes reportage on the ECHO conference (East Coast Homophile Organizations), including two pages about an infiltration attempt by the American Nazi Party. 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.

Cat.No: 219872

Price: $25.00