Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Periodicals Collection


San Jose State University
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library
Gay liberation movement--United States ; Gay newspapers--United States ; Gay press publications--United States.
The periodicals contained in this collection illustrate the events that shaped, defined and changed the modern Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) movement. The magazines, newsletters and newspapers span from 1968 through 2003. The events chronicled include the Stonewall rebellion and its political legacy, GLBT Marches on Washington in 1979, 1987 and 1993, the identification and spread of HIV and AIDS, the assassination of San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk in 1978 and the second wave of Lesbian Feminism. The place of origin for the majority of the collection is California.
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Collection Size:
63 boxes, 114.5 linear feet
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Citation Sample:
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Periodicals Collection, MSS-2005-05, San Jose State University Library Special Collections and Archives.
Collection policy:
Open for research