Saskatchewan Resources for Sexual Diversity
Journals & Magazines List
This page lists a selection of older and now historical LGBT themed periodicals available at the U of S Library in paper format. These journals and magazines are all available for use in person at the University of Saskatchewan Library, or copies of articles can be ordered via interlibrary loan. For your convenience we have included the library holdings for each journal and the call number you need to locate the volumes. If you prefer you can search the library catalogue for journals yourself and view the full record for each title. Many additional historical journals have been added to the Neil Richards Collection of Sexual and Gender Diversity in Special Collections during the past five years.
Advocate. (Los Angeles, Advocate Publications)
Also Known As: The Advocate, Los Angeles Advocate.
Note: Began with: No. 33 (May 13-26, 1970). Begun in 1967 as the Los Angeles Advocate this publication has been described as the first true gay newspaper and has grown from an initial print of 500 to become the most widely distributed gay publication in the USA. Available online at http://www.advocate.com/U of S Library has:
Angles. (Vancouver, Vancouver Gay Community Centre Society)
Also Known As: Vancouver Gay Community Centre News.
Note: 1st issue (Dec. 1983)- v. 16, no. 5 (Apr. 1998). A journal published monthly for Vancouver's lesbian and gay community.U of S Library has:
Arcadie. (Paris, Arcadie)
Note: January 1954 - June-August 1982. Publication of the major French homophile organization founded in 1954. Noted for the quality of its articles on literature and history.U of S Library has:
The Body Politic. (Toronto, Body Politic Collective)
Also Known As: Body politic.
Note: no. 1-no. 135 ; Nov./Dec. 1971-Feb. 1987. This Canadian gay liberation newspaper was described in its heyday as North America's finest gay paper. The paper was subjected to several prosecutions -- all unsuccessful -- for obscenity in the late 1970s. For a historical overview see http://www.uwo.ca/pridelib/bodypolitic/U of S Library has:
Campaign. (Potts Point, N.S.W., Campaign Pub. Pty.)
Also Known As: New Campaign, Campaign Australia.
Note: Issue 1 (Sept. 1975)-no. 74 (Feb. 1982). Australia 's national newspaper for the gay society.U of S Library has:
Christopher Street. (New York, That New Magazine, Inc.)
Note: Vol. 1, no. 1 (July 1976)- 1995. A monthly journal of short fiction, reviews and commentary.U of S Library has:
Come Together. (London, Gay Liberation Front)
Note: Pioneering British activist journalU of S Library has:
Fab. (Toronto, Fab Magazine)
Also Known As: Fab Magazine.U of S Library has:
GALA Review. (San Francisco, Gay Atheists League of America)
Note: 1978-88.U of S Library has:
GayCalgary. (Calgary, Alberta.)
Also Known As: GayCalgary Dot Com, GayCalgary.com
Note: Available online at http://www.gaycalgary.com/U of S Library has:
The Gay Alternative. (Philadelphia, Gay Activists Alliance)
Note: No. 1 (Dec. 1972)-no. 11 (spring 1976).U of S Library has:
Gay Activist. (Village Station, N.Y., Gay Activists Alliance)
Also Known As: Gay Activist : newsletter of the Gay Activists Alliance.
Note: Publication of the Gay Activists Alliance which was founded in 1969 and quickly became the main force in New York 's gay and lesbian activism.U of S Library has:
The Gay Journal. (London, BBD Publishing)
Note: No. 1 (autumn 1978)-no. 2 (spring 1979). A new quarterly of culture and liberation produced by gay women and men.U of S Library has:
Gay Left: A socialist journal produced by gay men. (London, Gay Left Collective)
Note: No. 1 (autumn 1975)- 1980.U of S Library has:
The Gay Liberator. (Detroit, Pansy Press)
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Gay Literature. (Fresno, Calif., D. Curzon)
Note: no.1-6; winter 1975-spring 1976.U of S Library has:
Gay News. (London, Gay News Ltd.)
Also Known As: New Gay News.
Note: No. 1 (June 1972)- Ceased in 1983. Important British fortnightly widely distributed throughout the UK in the 1970s.U of S Library has:
Gay Sunshine. (Berkeley , Calif., Gay Sunshine)
Also Known As: Gay Sunshine Journal.
Note: No. 1 (1970)-no. 46 (1981). A journal of gay liberation. Noted for its poetry, fiction and literary criticism.U of S Library has:
GLQ: a journal of lesbian and gay studies. (Yverdon , Switzerland, Gordon and Breach Publishers)
Also Known As: Gay Lesbian Quarterly.
Note: Vol. 1, no. 1 (1993)- present. Available online through the U of S catalogue
Gay Peoples Union. (Milwaukee, Wis., The Union)
Also Known As: GPU News.U of S Library has:
Homosexual Counseling Journal: the quarterly journal of the Homosexual Community Counseling Center. (New York, The Center)
Also Known As: Homosexual Counseling Journal.
Note: Vol. 1, no. 1 (Jan. 1974)-v. 3 no. 2 (Apr. 1976).U of S Library has:
It's Time: monthly newsletter of the National Gay Task Force. (New York, National Gay Task Force)
Also Known As: It Is Time, Newsletter of the National Gay Task Force, Task Force report (National Gay Task Force).U of S Library has:
Journal of Homosexuality. (New York, Haworth Press)
Note: Vol. 1 (fall 1974)- ongoing. Journal publishing academic articles in the humanities and social sciences.U of S Library has:
Lambda Book Report. (Washington , D.C., Lambda Rising, Inc.)
Also Known As: Book Report, Lambda Rising Book Report.
Note: Vol. 2, no. 3 (Feb./Mar. 1990)- ongoing. A contemporary review of gay & lesbian literature. Available online at http://www.lambdalit.org/
Law and Sexuality. (New Orleans , La., Published and edited by students of Tulane University School of Law)
Note: Vol. 1 (summer 1991)- ongoing. Subtitle varies: a review of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender legal issues beginning with v. 7, 1995-1997-U of S Library has:
The Lesbian Tide. (Los Angeles, Tide Collective)
Note: 1971-1980. Lesbian journal remembered for the high quality of its news coverage and editorial opinion.U of S Library has:
Mattachine Review. (Los Angeles, Mattachine Society, Inc.)
Note: 1955-1966. Began with: Vol. 1 (Jan./Feb. 1955); ceased with: vol. 12, no.1 (July 1966). Early Mattachine review.U of S Library has:
Mouth of the Dragon. ( New York, Mouth of the Dragon)
Note: no.1- May 1974 - 1980. Quarterly journal of gay male poetry.U of S Library has:
New York Mattachine Times. (New York, Mattachine Society of New York)
Also Known As: New York Mattachine Newsletter.
Note: Began with: Aug. 1970.U of S Library has:
New York Native. (New York, That New Magazine, Inc.)
Note: 1980- 1994. A weekly newsmagazine for both lesbians and gay men. Although focused on New York it carried national news reports and became well known for its coverage of AIDS and gay responses to the epidemic.U of S Library has:
New Zealand Gay News. (Auckland , N.Z., Gay Pub. Collective)
Also Known As: Out.
Note: No.  (June 1975)-no. 14 (July/Aug. 1977).U of S Library has:
One. (Los Angeles, One, Inc.)
Note: Begins in 1953. The first openly gay or lesbian national publication in the United States . The magazine included personal essays, short stories, poems, historical studies and book reviews. In 1954 US postal officials seized and refused to mail an issue, calling its contents obscene and lascivious, prompting a long legal battle. In 1958 the justices of the US Supreme Court unanimously reversed the decisions of lower courts and established the right of gay publications to be distributed through the mail.U of S Library has:
Outlook. (San Francisco, Out/Look Foundation)
Also Known As: Out/look.
Note: Vol. 1, no. 1 (spring 1988)-v. 5, no. 1 (summer 1992). National lesbian & gay quarterly.U of S Library has:
Note: - Subtitle varies; issues for Mar. 2002- have subtitle: Canada 's gay community magazine. Imprint varies.U of S Library has:
Perceptions. (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.)
Also Known As: Gay and Lesbian Perceptions.
Pink Book. (Amsterdam, COC-magazijn)
Also Known As: IGA Pink Book, ILGA Pink Book.
Note: Irregular, 1985- ongoing. An annual global view of lesbian and gay liberation and oppression.U of S Library has:
Prairie Woman. (Saskatoon, Prairie Woman Collective)
Also Known As: Saskatoon Women's Liberation Newsletter.
Note: 1977 - 1980. Contributors included several who identified themselves as lesbians. Some lesbian content.U of S Library has:
Rites for Lesbian and Gay Liberation. (Toronto, Rites Pub.)
Note: Began with: Vol. 1, no. 1 (May 1984)-v. 8 (1991). A monthly journal aimed at a national audience.U of S Library has:
Sensible Shoes. (Regina, Sensible Shoes News) firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: Subtitle: the newsletter of Saskatchewan's lesbian communities.U of S Library has:
Swerve. (Winnipeg, Swerve Media Inc.)
Note: Subtitle varies. The monthly newsmagazine for Winnipeg's gay/lesbian communities.U of S Library has:
Tangents. (Hollywood, Tangents.)
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Torquere: Journal of the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Studies Association/Revue de la Societe canadienne des etudes lesbiennes et gaies. (Edmonton, The Association/L'Association)
Note: Annual. Vol. 1 (1999)- ongoing. Printed at the University of Alberta Press ; situated at the Department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies, University of Alberta.U of S Library has:
Wayves (Halifax, Wayves)
Also Known As: Wayves for Atlantic Canadians.
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Xtra! (Toronto, Pink Triangle Press)
Also Known As: Xtra, Body politic Xtra.
Note: Began with: No. 13 (Sept. 1, 1984). A free biweekly tabloid of news, reviews and commentary distributed in Toronto and Southern Ontario. Available online at http://www.xtra.ca/U of S Library has:
Xtra West. (Vancouver, Pink Triangle Press)
Note: 1993- ongoing. Vancouver's gay & lesbian biweekly. Issue no. 1 preceded by unnumbered "preview issue" dated July 30, 1993. Available online at http://www.xtra.ca/U of S Library has:
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