The Ladder: vol. 1, #9, June 1957. Phyllis Lyon, Barbara Stephens Del Martin.
The Ladder: vol. 1, #9, June 1957

The Ladder: vol. 1, #9, June 1957

San Francisco: Daughters of Bilitis, 1957. Magazine. 32p., including covers, 5.5x8.5 inches, very good first edition digest size magazine in stapled pictorial wraps, lightly-rusted staples.

Includes a piece by Phyllis Lyon on the censorship fight between One, Inc. and the Postal Service. Stephens offers a cross-cultural view of Transvestism. 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: 57052

Price: $65.00