This section includes literature by lesbian authors, as well as nonfiction works on related subjects, and the ephemera of lesbian political and social organizations. Many items that are relevant to the broader LGBTQ+ movement will also be found listed in the Gay studies section.
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Paris: Crapouillot, [1950?]. 80p., illus., one of 300 copies, 9.5x12.5 inches, wraps badly worn on spine. The magazine contains significant material on homosexuality, crossdressing, lesbianism and related topics.
Paris: Crapouillot, [1953?]. 80p., illus., 9.5x12.5 inches, wraps. The magazine contains significant material on prostitution, pederasty, lesbianism, sadism and more.
New York and Amherst: Working Group on Funding Lesbian & Gay Issues and Institute for Gay & Lesbian Strategic Studies, 1998. 28p., 8.5x11 inches, illustrated with figures and graphs, slightly foxed, stapled white wraps.
Atlanta: Cruise Division of Cavco, Inc., 1978. Magazine. 24p. including covers, 5.5x8.5 inches, pictures, ads, very good first edition digest-sized magazine in stapled pictorial wraps.
San Francisco: Trevor Hailey, [1990s]. Two brochures, 4-panels each, 3.25x8.5 inches, photos, descriptions of the tour, bio of the guide, very good on yellow stock. One copy is earlier and on cheaper stock, the second brochure is on better stock with additional information and five stars from SF Focus magazine.
San Francisco: Community United Against Violence, 1984-1988. Thirteen issue broken run of the newsletter, various pagination, 8.5x11 inches, news, services, resources, events, photos, very good, some stapled, some nested sheets. San Francisco-based organization formed to counter-act gay-bashing and other acts of violent aggression of the streets of San Francisco. Issue...
San Francisco: CUAV: Community United Against Violence, 1998. [6p] 8.5x11 inches, news, articles, reports, events, services and resources, illustrations, very good newsletter. This is the new version of the CUAV Dish.
San Francisco: CUAV: Community United Against Violence, 1994. [54p] most printed recto-only, 8.5x11 inches, state-by-state reports on violent acts against LGBTQ citizens, illustrated with figures, tables and maps, very good in spiral-bound copyshop plastic, stamped Received on cover.
Kansas City, MO: AMR Pub. and GreyMatters, 1995-1998. Magazine. Twenty-six issue broken run of the magazine on newsprint, mild wear and toning, ads, news, editorials, features, events, services, resources. stapled wraps. Issues include: 5:20, 24, & 39; 6:4, 6, 10, 14, 21, 22, 34, 36, & 41; 7:27, 40-43; 8:2, 3, 7, 10,12,15, 21, 22 & 24.
Los Angeles: Cybersocket LLC, 2002. Magazine. 56p., 8.25x9 inches, ads, events, internet guides and information, very good large digest magazine in stapled pictorial wraps. LGBT Guide to the internet with How-To articles, guide to LGBT-friendly sites, entertainment, web design etc,
Los Angeles: Cybersocket LLC, 2008. Magazine. 56p., 8.25x9 inches, ads, events, internet guides and information, very good large digest magazine in stapled pictorial wraps. LGBT Guide to the internet with How-To articles, guide to LGBT-friendly sites, entertainment, web design etc,
Los Angeles: Cybersocket LLC, 2012. Magazine. 36p., 8.25x9 inches, ads, events, internet guides and information, very good large digest magazine in stapled pictorial wraps. LGBT Guide to the internet with How-To articles, guide to LGBT-friendly sites, entertainment, web design etc,
San Francisco: Damron, 2014. Paperback. 408p., listings, ads, services and resources, fine lesbian and women's pocket travel guide, paperback in pictorial wraps.
Brooklyn: David James Press & the Golden Gate Business Association & the Tavern Guild of San Francisco, 1987. 24-panel, 4x9 inch fold-out map brochure with ads, published by the gay travel specialists. List bars, discos, restaurants, shops, services, and other attractions, very good condition.
San Francisco: BALOC, 1988. 8-page newsletter, 5.5x8.5 inches, very good. Includes discussion of Jesse Jackson’s second campaign for president.
Oakland: Diana Press, 1977. 5.5x6 inch postcard, with photo of San Francisco with "Dear Anita..." written on it on one side and a list of Diana Press publications on the other. Anita Bryant was leading an anti-gay movement at this time. The faux inscription resembles holograph but is printed "in plate"
San Francisco: Congregation Sha'ar Zahav, 1989. Four 8.5x11 inch blue sheets printed on seven sides, stapled right-hand side, mostly English text, some Hebrew, program for the dedication of the cemetery, very good. Congregation Sha'ar Zahav is the main LGBT synagogue in SF.
Plano, TX: Sandy Emberland, manager, n.d. Photograph. Glossy 8x10 b&w promotional photo of the lesbian country singer, very good, 1980s, with booking info at lower right corner.
Palm Springs: Desert Business Association, 1989. [20p] 5.5x8.5 inches, ads, events, news, photos, very good LGBTQ business newsletter, digest magazine format in stapled white printed wraps.
San Francisco: no publisher noted, [1970s?]. Single 8.5x11 inch handbill listing contact info for LGBT organizations, light wear, fold crease center, light blue stock.
San Francisco: New Leaf Outreach to Elders and Old Lesbians Organizing for Change, 2003. 8.5x11 inch handbill printed single side, two horizontal folds, very good on gray stock.
Berkeley: Bay Area Research Collective, 1976. Magazine. 57p., wraps, corners bumped, some browning else good condition, 7x8.5 inches. Last issue published. The BARC was a pro-SLA propaganda group that supported the armed left underground of the mid-1970s. NWLF, trial statements by Emily and Bill Harris, criticism of the George Jackson...
Durham: Durham N.O.W., 1973. Two 8.5x11 inch sheets printed recto-only, mimeographed, includes information on the feminist organizations upcoming book fair, credit survey, rape crisis committee and fundraising projects. Also an application form. Stapled top-center, stamp and handwritten addresses on rear (Feminist Newsletter in Chapel Hill) Mild wear and fold crease.....
San Francisco: n.pub. . 8.5x11 inch handbill, very good, announcing a lesbian and gay gathering in San Francisco with a march to the Marina district. Costumes and drag are encouraged. Undated, but the March 26th event fell on a Saturday, making 1983 possible, and this was a high point of...
San Francisco: Dynamics of Color Organizing Committee, Lesbian Agenda for Action and Bay Area Lesbians of Color, 1989. 8.5x11 inch handbill, printed two sides, very good on pink stock.