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.
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Berkeley: Brother, 1972. Newspaper. 16p. folded tabloid newspaper, illustrated with photos, drawings, cartoons, articles, poems, essays, resources, ads etc. light wear and toning otherwise very good on newsprint. Combining radical politics with sexual liberation, including gay liberation.
Studio City: Reactions Pub. Corp. 1991. Magazine. 84p., includes covers, 8.5x11 inches, photos, advertising, personal ads, news reports from various publications around the US, worn magazine in stapled pictorial wraps. Bars and clubs listings.
Washington DC: Pan American Health Organization, 1991. Paperback. iv, pp201-292. footnotes, figures, tables, very good medical journal, trade paperback in printed red & white glossy wraps.
no place: Black & White Men Together Southern California, 2007. Two issues, single 8.5x11 inch sheets printed both sides, events, news, members, illustrations, very good. Issue number one, February 2007 and the April 2007 issue, unnumbered. The organization was mainly represented by online web site information.
San Francisco: Emperor Bob Cramer & the Cable Car Court, 1975. [20p] 4.25x11 inches, ads for local LGBT venues and business, program of the award show, event organizers and performers, very good booklet in stapled, green pictorial wraps. Established by Bob Cramer in 1974 honoring Bay Area LGBT activists, sports...
Lille: Cahiers Gai-Kitsch-Camp, 1995. Paperback. 211p. issue with a wide range of international contributors (Hekman, de Cecco, etc.) and with a partial focus on Brazil, text in French, very good journal, trade paperback in pictorial wraps.
Santa Monica: CalArts/Herb Alpert Foundation, 1996. [16p] photos of the five recipients intext, wraps. Includes two African American artists among the group that deals with gender-bending themes.
Sacramento: California Department of Health Services Office of AIDS, 1996. 29p., 8.5x11 inches, introduction, executive summary, epidemiology, education & prevention, care & treatment, collaboration, tables and figures, very good report booklet in stapled whute wraps.
Sacramento: The Association, 1988. Six panel brochure, 14p. report on 7 sheets, all stapled together at top-left corner with a cover letter to a Santa Cruz resident on Agency letterhead signed by Brian Dobrow, very good. Early effort in California to form a central clearinghouse for AIDS organizations and information.
San Francisco: Harder + Kibbe Research, December 1994 printed January 1995. Paperback. vi, 463p. + [37p] attachements and a bibliography, 8.5x11 inches, letter of concurrence, summary, exhibits, appendix of attachments, selected bibliography, illustrated with figures and tables, very good massive report in paperback bound with cloth tape spine.
Hollywood, CA: California Knight Life, Inc., 1979. Magazine. 3 issues, 5.5x8.5 inches, various pagination, b&w photos, illustrations, ads, event listings, very good first edition digest magazine in stapled pictorial wraps. Run of the California version of the LGBT entertainment magazine. Cover subtitle "From the men who bring you Blueboy"
n.p. CMC, 1972. 1.5 inch diameter pin, kangaroo and palm tree with a small map of California.
Toronto: Canadian Lesbian and Gay History Network, 1985-86. First two issues of the newsletter, 21p. and 20p., 8.5x11 inches, stapled upper-left corner, introductions, research requests, book lists, very good. Issue #1 is printed both sides of the sheets while #2 is recto-only.
San Francisco: Castro Street Fair, 1983. 23x17 inch poster featuring a silhouette of City Hall against a pink sky, with numerous tiny candle flames in the foreground. Minor handling wear, very good.
Cape Cod: Cape Cod and Islands Pride Pages, 2007. Magazine. 78p. includes covers, 5.5x8.5 inches, services, resources, events, listings, ads, very good guide booklet in stapled glossy pictorial wraps.
Cape Cod: Cape Cod and Islands Pride Pages, 2008. Magazine. 96p., 5.5x8.5 inches, services, resources, events, listings, ads, very good guide booklet in glossy pictorial wraps.
Washington DC: GRNL, 1980. [4p] 8.5x11 inches, news, opinion, events, photos, horizontal fold creases for mailing otherwise very good newsletter. Cover photo of Henry Waxman, Meryl Friedman, Ted Weiss, Revernd Troy Perry et al.
Washington DC: GRNL, 1983. 8p., 8.5x11 inches, news, opinion, events, photos, horizontal fold creases for mailing otherwise very good newsletter. Steve Endean testifies on AIDS before the House subcommittee.
San Diego: Western Schools, 1097. CME for nurses, each chapter paginated differently (ca. 200p. in all), wraps.
Dillard, OR: NW Gathering, . 8.5x14 inch color handbill with a color drawing of a camper in a Carmen Miranda hat, fold creases otherwise very good. The gathering was at Breitenbush Hot Springs near Portland.
San Francisco: Castro Area Planning & Action, 1997. Four-panel 8.5x11 inch newsletteron heavy stock, drawings, plans, design information, list of workshop participants, very good.
San Francisco: 1982. 16p., 6x9 inches, very good in stiff, stapled pictorial wraps showing a crowd at the previous fair, rear cover map with locations of booths, food area etc., illustrated with photos, ads, event schedule etc.
San Francisco: Castro Street Fair, 2013. Magazine. [40p] 5.25x8.25 inches, photos, event schedule, ads, services and resources, very good digest -size program in stapled pictorial wraps.
San Francisco: Castro Sweep Project, 1999. 4p. pamphlet, 5.5x8.5 inches, for the exhibition "marking the 10th anniversary of the Castro Sweep police riot ... the single most massive official attack on queer human rights in the history of San Francisco" - p. 2, very good in pictorial self-wraps.
San Francisco: Castro Theatre, 1997. Newspaper. Large broadside folded to 8.5x11 inches, heavy white newsprint, color cover still from "The Graduate", calendar on rear, inside find detailed descriptions of the various films accompanied by b&w still shots, introduction with monochrome shots, very good.