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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Los Angeles: The Gay & Lesbian Community Services Center, 1986. Magazine. [40p] 8.5x11 inches, program for the event, photos, ads, very good souvenir program in glossy white stapled pictorial wraps. The event took place November 22, 1986 at the Century Plaza Hotel, Los Angeles Ballroom and starred Miss Peggy Lee as the entertainment.
Chico, CA: Stonewall Alliance of Chico, 1991-1996. Five issues, various pagination, 8.5x11 inches, stapled sheets and booklets, news, features, eventys, resources, photos, calendars, local ads, some hole-punch otherwise very good newsletters. Issues included are: 1:Winter/Spring 1991, 1:10 Summer 1993, 2:1, Jan. 1996, 2:7 July 1996 & 2:10 Oct. 1996. Several have mailing labels address to José Sarria!
Simpsonville, MD: Changes/PEER Collective, 1974. Newspaper. 44p. folded tabloid newspaper in two sections, comix, political cartoons, radical columns, news, services, very good on newsprint. Underground radical political newspaper. Articles on the murder of George Jackson in prison, Racism in Hopward County, LGBT and Women's Rights, Black Panthers, the US still...
San Francisco: The Church for Unity and Service, 1983. Single 8.5x11 inch sheet printed recto-only, red ink on white stock, portrait of Rev. Charles Thorpe, announcement and other info, very good. Announcement for a special service on Sunday, June 26, 1983 for Lesbian/Gay Freedom Day Parade. Fifth year the Church...
San Francisco: Hot Wax Music Enterprises & Cité Guide, 1985-1986. Magazine. Eight issues, various pagination, 8.5x10.75 inches, events, listings, reviews, ads, articles, interviews, photos, very good entertainment magazine in stapled pictorial wraps. The Guide published by Hot Wax Music Enterprises became Cité Guide after only a few issues. Numbering on.....
San Francisco: Citireport, 1988. Three issue run, 6p. & 4p. each, 8.5x11 inches, single sheet laid-in first issue, articles, news, reports, very good newsletters. With issue 9:1 the ownership of The Pettit Report changed hands as did the position of Mayor of SF (Feinstein stepped down to Agnos) and thus...
San Francisco: Coalition for Human Rights, . Six-panel brochure, very good, 3.75x8.5 inches. Introduction to the group. "The Coalition for Human Rights, formed June 20, 1977, is the largest political action organization of lesbians and gay men in the Bay Area..." Dated by notice of support for Agnos' bill AB 1130.
San Francisco: Bill Hartman & Roland Shembari, 1979-1980. Newspaper. Nine issue broken run, four pages each, folded tabloid event calendars with photos, ads, news, opinion, reviews, some wear and toning otherwise good on newsprint. First issue and very early issues of the simple free calendar of events which became San...
San Francisco: [Coming Up!], 1985. April Fool's Day parody newspaper, apparently a supplement to "Coming Up!", eight pages, tabloid format. Fake news articles, ads, columns; plus a feature with baby photos of local LGBT personages. Cover art for "Lesbian / Gay Co-Parenting: After the birth" depicts a woman in a....
Sacramento: State of California, The Commission, 1974-1975. Eleven issue broken run of the newsletter, 6p. to 8p. each, 8.5x11 inch sheets stapled upper-left corner and printed both sides, reports, news, events, two horizontal fold creases for mailingotherwise very good. Issues include: Oct., Nov. & Dec. 1974, Jan.-May, July, Aug. &...
San Francisco: Community Thrift Store, 1983. 8p., includes covers, 7x8.5 inches, news release, tables for report of profits, very good pamphlet in nested sheets, marked FREE in red on cover. The news release concerns the Thrift Store's plan to distribute $8709.43 to various LGBT groups including Shanti, SF AIDS Foundation etc.
Albany, NY: Capital District Lesbian and Gay Community Center, 1989-1995. Magazine. Eight issue broken run of the newsletter, various pagination, 8.5x11 inches each, some stapled wraps, several with three-hole punch for binding, mild wear. Issues include: May 1989, April 1990, April 1991, August & November 1993, January & 1994 and April 1995.
San Francisco: Concerned Republicans for Individual Rights, 1984-1985. Three 8.5x11 inch handbills and one 6.25x4.5 inch invitation card, light wear to several handbills. The invitation features Disney's Dumbo carrying a CRIR pennant instead of a Magic Feather and is an invitation to the organizations 7th anniversary celebration. Two handbills are...
Tappan & Hartsdale: Confide Personal Counseling, [1970s]. Eight-panel informational brochure folded to 3.5x8.5 inches, very good on yellow stock. The Director was Garrett Oppenheim and offered the unusual option of taped couseling which utilized cassette, 8-track or open-reel recordings mailed between the counselors and patients (thus the estimate that this...