This section includes literature by gay authors, as well as nonfiction works on related subjects, and the ephemera of gay and transgender political and social organizations. Many items that are relevant to the broader LGBTQ+ movement will also be found listed in the Lesbian studies section.
San Francisco: The San Francisco AIDS Foundation, 1989-2008. Magazine. Twenty-obne issue run, various paginations, 8.5x11 inches, illustrations, tables, figures, stapled newsletters/magazines, a summary sheet from July 1996 on Protease Inhibitor drugs, very good. Published 4 times a year until the late 1990s then bi-annually, issues included are: June, November 1989...
[Beverly Hills, CA]: the underground newsletter, 1970. Single issue of the underground high school paper, mimeographed in wraps, staplebound, 7x8.5 inches, very good. Cover depict Nixon removing his mask to reveal Hitler. Discussion of school administration and events; text indicates that the group publishing it broke into the high school...
San Francisco: BH&A, 1983. 8p., 8.5x11 inches, fold creases otherwise good news release of nested folded sheets. Lists institutions, newsletters, newspapers and magazines, individual contacts etc. Breakdowns of the media outlets'needs, requirements, focus, addresses and contact numbers. Alice Reports, Off Our Backs, SF Vector etc.
San Francisco: the Cafe. 4x6.5 inch four-panel card, cover featuring a 1952 Travis Dick drawing of cats drinking and dancing in the street out front of the famous establishment; 1972 reprint of the original card. This is professionally mounted in a 14.5x17.5 inch frame with UV resistant plexiglass, together with...
San Francisco: the Cafe, 1972. 4x6.5 inch four-panel card, cover featuring a 1952 Travis Dick drawing of cats drinking and dancing in the street out front of the famous establishment; interior features a sepiatone photo of Jose Sarria in drag, captioned the "Nightingale of Montgomery Street." Back cover reads "Compliments...
Chicago: Blazing Star/NAM, 1976. [14p] 8.5x11 inch newsletter, illustrated with drawings and cartoons, features, opinion, ads, resources, lightly-toned on covers, sheets stapled top-left corner. Blazing Star was a lesbian/feminist chapter of the New American Movement established in Chicago. Stories on Gay Rights legislation, Lavender & Red Book review, lesbian mothers.....
Miami: Blueboy, Inc., 1985. Magazine. 96p. including covers 8.5x11 inches, erotic illustrations, photos, stories, features, reviews, lightly-worn gay men's magazine in stapled pictorial wraps. New version of the magazine with new numbering system. In 1988 the magazine will become The New Blueboy and start again with volume 1, #1.
London: Male Classics, . Magazine. 56p. includes covers, 5.75x8 inches, illustrated with b&w photos of male models in posing pouches and seminude, very good digest-size magazine in stapled color pictorial wraps. Photographers include Encore Studio, Quaintance Studio, Milo of Los Angeles and Bruce (of Los Alamitos!).