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Here in each of the columns you will find a list of Gay, Lesbian, Trans, or other list of magazines, journals, zines, and/or newspapers that are prominent to the LGBTQIA movement in the United States of America. All of the resources listed are those that Penn Libraries subscribes.
Here are a list of historically prominent Gay American Journals, Magazines, Newspapers, and Zines. Click each link for access to them through Penn Libraries.
PGN or Philadelphia Gay News is Philadelphia's premier Gay Newspaper that was founded in 1976 by Mark Segal. It reports on local LGBTQIA issues that affect the community in the greater Philadelphia area. They still exist and publish today: http://www.epgn.com/.
Providing a much-needed forum for interdisciplinary discussion, GLQ publishes scholarship, criticism, and commentary in areas as diverse as law, science studies, religion, political science, and literary studies. Its aim is to offer queer perspectives on all issues touching on sex and sexuality. Founded in 1993, it is still being published by Duke University Press today.
Below are a list Lesbian journals, zines, & magazines in content.
Click on each journal for access to them through Penn Libraries.
Vice Versa, the premier and first known U.S. lesbian periodical, was published from 1947 - 48. Despite is short run, it is an important notch on the Lesbian rights movement in the U.S.A and responsible for bringing lesbian rights and issues to the forefront during this conservative era.
This is a periodical about Women's Music and Culture. It was founded in 1984 and ran until September 1994. The entire journal is open access and available here: http://www.hotwirejournal.com/hwmag.html.
Curve is a lesbian magazine first published out of San Francisco that began publishing in 1990. It is widely known as the nation's best-selling lesbian magazine that touches on controversial and cutting-edge topics in the community. It is still being published today. View the current issue here: http://www.curvemag.com/.
Below are a list of Transgender Magazines, Journals, Newspapers, and other items that Penn Libraries subscribes. Click on each for access to all.
FTM is a Female to Men Trans Magazine that shares information and stories about the community and encourages others to share their stories. It was founded in January of 2013 by Jason Robert Ballard and continues to be published today. For more information, visit their website: https://ftmmagazine.com/.
Transgender Studies Quarterly is an Academic quarterly journal that publishes information written by scholars in the field of transgender studies. It spawned from Duke University Press in 2014 and is still published today.
Frock Magazine is a bi-monthly magazine. Publication of this magazine began in 2009 and continues through today. It contains articles related to cross-dressers, trans (m to f and f to m), Drag Kings & Queens, and otherwise identified individuals.