Politics, Social Activism and Community Support: Selected Gayand Lesbian Periodicals and Newsletters

Politics, Social Activism and Community Support: Selected Gayand Lesbian Periodicals and Newsletters

This collection of periodicals, featuring more than 200 newsletter and periodical titles totaling nearly 8,000 issues, focuses on newsletters issued by gayand lesbian political and social activist organizations throughout the country and on periodicals devoted to gay and lesbian political and social activistagendas — the “public” face of gay and lesbian activism. In addition, this collection includes serial literature on its “private” face, exploring thechallenges and complexities of building gay and lesbian communities inside and outside of a “straight” world, the need for psychological reinforcementthrough support groups in an effort combat an often hostile environment, and the yearning for spiritual confirmation of one’s identity and life choices.

Original Microform Title: Gay Rights Movement, Series 8 and Series 9

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