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An issue of Whisper from June, 1956, an example of the gossip-fueled tabloids that multiplied in the 1950s, answering (and creating) the American public's thirst for scandals - especially about actors and actresses, and exposés of the underbelly of the middle class. Among such articles about wife-swapping in the suburbs and crime rings for hire, are overtly hostile profiles of gay men, including the pan of Liberace's first starring role in a film
August 9, 2010
Issues of queer zines, ca. 1990-2000 from a growing collection at Beinecke Library.
October 30, 2008
A theme issue of a French magazine from August, 1923, focusing on the subject of "inversion" or homosexuality.
August 28, 2008
Issues of a newsletter for a gay men's community, near Amherst, Mass. in the 1970s. [Click to enlarge]
May 15, 2008
An advertising flyer from the Dorian Book Service, which offered gay- and lesbian-themed publications in the 1960s. [View the large size to read the hilarious introduction - using what can be considered today "sanctioned vocabulary".]
March 20, 2008
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