Gay and lesbian periodicals collection, 1970-2008  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Gay and Lesbian Archives of the Pacific Northwest
Title
Gay and lesbian periodicals collection
Dates
1970-2008 (inclusive)
1981-1999 (bulk)
Quantity
30 cubic feet, (13 document cases and 25 flat boxes)
Collection Number
Mss 2988-7
Summary
A collection of newspapers, newsletters, magazines, and other periodicals relating to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer communities in Oregon and throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Repository
Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Davies Family Research Library
Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Avenue
Portland, OR
97205
Telephone: 503-306-5240
Fax: 503-219-2040
libreference@ohs.org
Access Restrictions

The collection is open to the public.

Languages
English
Sponsor
Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Since the earl 1990s, the Gay and Lesbian Archives of the Pacific Northwest (GLAPN) has collected historical materials documenting LGBTQ communities in Oregon and throughout the Pacific Northwest. Materials collected by the organization have been regularly donated to the Oregon Historical Society.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Items include LGBT community newspapers from the Oregon cities of Portland, Salem, and Eugene; the Washington cities of Seattle, Olympia, Vancouver, and Spokane; Boise, Idaho; Vancouver, British Columbia; as well as from smaller towns in Oregon and Washington. Some national publications are included, though most contain information pertaining to the Pacific Northwest region. Also included are newsletters and promotional publications from various community support organizations.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

The Oregon Historical Society is the owner of the materials in the Research Library and makes available reproductions for research, publication, and other uses. Written permission must be obtained from the Research Library prior to any use of reproductions. The Society does not necessarily hold copyright to all the materials in the collections. In some cases, permission for use of reproductions may require seeking additional authorization from the copyright holders.

Preferred Citation

Gay and lesbian periodicals collection, Mss 2988-7, Oregon Historical Society Davies Family Research Library.

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

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Other Descriptive InformationReturn to Top

Note that containers are not listed in strict numeric order due to the varying sizes of the materials.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
5/3-5/4
2002
"A Monthly News & Feature Magazine for the Pacific Northwest." Collection contains 2 versions of the inaugural issue (July 1995), featuring male & female alternate cover models; final issue (September 1996) is not a magazine, but a postcard mailed to subscribers announcing the publication's end.
  • Missing issues 1996: April.
July 1995-Sep 1996
1/1
About Face!
"A periodic publication of Veterans for Human Rights expressing news and views of social change in the military and veterans communities." 2 issues in collection: Vol. 4, Nos. 1 & 2 (Spring, 1996 & Special Pride Edition, 1996).
1996
OSC-2/1 - OSC-2/5
The Alternative Connection
Portland newspaper; "Serving the Community of Alternative Lifestyles."
Oct 1991 - March 1994
11/1
Alternative Living
"At its best in Portland and the Great Northwest."
  • 2 issues: Jan & Feb, 2005.
2005 (incomplete)
OSB-4/9 - OSB-4/10
Angles (Vancouver, BC)
"Vancouver's community newspaper for gays and lesbians."
  • Missing Issues 1984: June.
Dec 1983 - Dec 1984 (incomplete)
OSB-5/1 - OSB-5/7
Angles
"Vancouver's community newspaper for gays and lesbians."
  • Missing Issues 1986: October;
  • Missing Issues 1987: March.
Jan 1985 - Aug 1988 (incomplete)
11/2
ARGRA Culture
Newsletter of the Alberta Rockies Gay Rodeo Association
  • 2 issues: February & August, 2002.
2002 (incomplete)
6/7
The Bean Scene (Salem, OR)
Single issue of newsletter of the "VLO Committee" in Salem, OR. Includes lesbian- and social justice-related news items as well as historical notes and community calendar postings.
Sep-Oct 1987
6/8
Body Count
Portland-based publication tracks gender hate crimes against women and girls. "A project of the LCP Urban Amazons."
  • Missing Issues 1991: Aug, Sep, Nov, Dec.
March 1991 - Jan 1992 (incomplete)
1/2
Border Riders Motorcycle Club Newsletter (Seattle)
Seattle newsletter for gay motorcycle enthusiasts.
  • Missing Issues 1996: Feb, Apr-Jul, Sep-Dec;
  • Missing Issues 1997: Jan-Mar, Jun-Dec.
Jan 1996 - Feb 1998 (incomplete)
OSA-8/1
Breakdown (Klamath Falls, OR)
Includes gay-related content.
  • 1 issue: Jan 16, 1972.
1972 (incomplete)
OSC-3/4
Capitol Forum News (Salem, OR)
Salem newspaper; single issue, October 1981.
Oct 1981
OSC-10/1
Cascade Voice (OR)
"Oregon's newspaper of alternative lifestyles."
  • First 10 issues; complete. June - December 30, 1982.
1982
OSC-10/2-OSC-10/3
Cascade Voice (OR)
"Oregon's newspaper of alternative lifestyles."
  • Jan 14, 1983 - Dec 16, 1983
1983 (incomplete)
OSC-10/4
Cascade Voice (OR)
"Oregon's newspaper of alternative lifestyles."
  • Jan 13, 1984 - Aug 1, 1984.
1984 (incomplete)
OSC-4/5
Cascade Voice (WA)
"Biweekly newsmagazine of Alternative Lifestyles." (Washington edition).
  • 9 issues: June 3, 1983 (premiere issue, vol. 1, no. 1) through October 7, 1983 (vol. 1, no. 10); missing vol. 1, no. 9 (Sep 23, 1983)
1983 (incomplete)
OSC-4/6
Cascade Voice (WA)
"Biweekly newsmagazine of Alternative Lifestyles." (Washington edition).
  • 3 individual issues: Feb 24, 1984; Jan 11 and Jan 25, 1985.
1984, 1985 (incomplete)
OSB-4/1 - OSB-4/4
Changing Men
Monthly paper of the men's resource center, Portland, OR.
  • Missing Issues 1974: Sep;
  • Missing Issues 1975: Feb, Mar, June, Aug-Nov;
  • Missing Issues 1976: Jan-July, Sep-Nov;
  • Missing Issues 1977: Feb, Jun-Aug;
  • Missing Issues 1978: Jan-Feb;
  • Missing Issues 1979: May-Nov.
March 1974 - Mar-Apr 1980 (incomplete)
11/3
Chicago Men's Gathering (Chicago, IL)
"The CMG Newsletter serves as a forum for expressing views of changing men and women."
  • Assorted. Issues included:
  • 1977: No. 8 (Winter 77/78);
  • 1978: No. 11 (Fall) ;
  • 1979: Nos 12 & 13;
  • 1980: Nos 21 & 22;
  • 1981: Nos 24 & 26-29;
  • 1982: Nos 30-34;
  • 1983: Nos 35-44 (Nov-Dec-Jan 83/84).
1977-1984 (incomplete)
OSC-1/2
City Open Press (COP)
Portland newspaper. 4 individual issues: June 20 - July 18, 1986; Sep/Oct 1986; Jan/Feb 1987; Feb/Mar 1987.
June 20, 1986 - Feb/Mar 1987 (incomplete)
OSC-3/1 - OSC-3/3
City Week (Oregon Gay News/Portland Monitor)
News and events for Portland's Gay & Lesbian Citizens.
  • Missing issues 1985: Vol. 1, No. 1-2, 4-5;
  • Missing issues 1986: Vol. 1, No. 10, 12, 16-18, 20-21, 23, 26, 28, 30-32, 34, 37-40; Vol. 2, No. 2-7, 9-12;
  • Missing issues 1987: Vol. 2, No. 13-29, 33, 37-45; Vol. 3, No. 4-8, 11-12
  • Missing issues 1988: Vol. 3, No. 13-15, 17-18, 20-29, 31-33, 35-36, 38-50; Vol. 4, No. 1, 3-4, 7-10
Oct 1985 - Mar 24, 1989 (incomplete)
1/3
Coalition to End Bigotry Newsletter (Salem, OR)
2 issues included: May 1996 and February 1997.
1996-1997 (incomplete)
OSC-3/5 - OSC-3/8
Community News (Salem, OR)
"Serving men and women of our community regardless of their sexual orientation."
  • Missing issues 1985: Aug, Sep, Nov, Dec;
  • Missing issues 1986: Apr-June, Aug-Oct ;
  • Missing issues 1987: Jan-Aug, Oct-Dec;
  • Missing issues 1988: Jan-Nov;
  • Missing issues 1989: Feb-May, Jul-Dec;
  • Missing issues 1990: Jan-Dec;
  • Missing issues 1991: Jan-Dec;
  • Missing issues 1992: Jan-Jul, Dec.
July 1985 - June 1995 (incomplete)
OSC-4/1 - OSC-4/3
Community News (Salem, OR)
"Serving men and women of our community regardless of their sexual orientation."
  • Missing issues 1995: Dec;
  • Missing issues 1996: Dec ;
  • Missing issues 1997: Oct.
July 1995 - March 1998 (incomplete)
8/10 - 8/11
Community News (Salem, OR)
"Serving Oregon's Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered Community Since 1977."
  • Missing issues 2000: Jan-Apr, Jul, Sep, Oct, Dec;
  • Missing issues 2001: Feb-May, July, Nov, Dec.
2000-2001 (incomplete)
1/4
Community Northwest
Magazine published in Seattle, with a focus on Pacific Northwest region's gay & lesbian community. 1 issue: August 1991.
1991
OSA-8/2
CRUSADER (San Francisco, CA)
"Voice of West Coast Gay Liberation."
  • 2 issues: December 1974 & February 1975.
1974, 1975 (incomplete)
11/4
CTC Quarterly (San Francisco, CA)
"Recommended listings for Los Angeles, Portland, San Fracisco, San Diego, Seattle, Long Beach, Palm Springs, Vancouver, B.C. plus New York." 1 issue (No. 4)
1975
9/1
Directions
"A production of Pride Northwest." Newsletter updating supporters on the status of plans for Portland-based Pride festivities. One issue included: vol. 3, issue 1 (January 1988).
January 1988
OSC-5/1 - OSC-5/6
Diversity (Boise, ID)
"Gay & Lesbian News for the 90s."
  • Missing issues 1997: Sep.
July 1993-Feb 1998 (incomplete)
1/5
Downtown Gents/City Gents
Monthly publication for Portland gay male community.
  • Missing issues 1990: June, Aug, Oct-Dec;
May 1990-Mar/Apr 1991 (incomplete)
OSA-8/3
Downtowner (Tigard, OR)
"Serving the people who live & work downtown."
  • 1 issue: June 30, 1986.
1986 (incomplete)
OSC-4/4
The EAGLE Newsmagazine
"Proudly publishing news & views of alternative lifestyles throughout the Pacific Northwest."
  • 2 issues: July 1, 1985 and August 1, 1985.
1985 (incomplete)
OSA-8/4
The Freedom Socialist (Seattle, WA)
"Voice of Revolutionary Feminism."
  • 1 issue: Volume 8, No. 1, Fall 1982.
1982 (incomplete)
1/6
GALON News (Coos County, OR)
"A Coos County outreach to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered people, and their supporters."
  • Assorted. Issues included:
  • 1996: June, Nov, Dec;
  • 1997: Jan, Feb, Apr, June (final issue).
1996-1997 (incomplete)
11/5
Gay Alaska (Anchorage, AK)
  • Assorted. Issues included:
  • 1978: Vol. 1, Nos 6-8 & 10-12;
  • 1979: Vol. 2, Nos 1, 4, 6-9 & 11;
  • 1980: Vol. 3, No. 2 & September (no vol/num).
June 1978 - Sep 1980 (incomplete)
1/7
Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund
National publication; Election review issue includes Oregon legislators in its Gallery of Winners on p. 2.
December 1996
1/8
Gay Ol' Times (Roseburg, OR)
"Gay and Lesbian Alliance Newsletter." Five issues included: July 1981, December 1985, January 1987, Apr/May and Aug/Sep 1993.
1981-1993 (incomplete)
1/9
Gay Rights/Oregon Gay Rights Report
"Published monthly as a community service by the Portland Town Council."
  • Missing issues 1976: Apr-Nov;
  • Missing issues 1977: May-Oct;
  • Missing issues 1978: Aug, Nov;
  • Missing issues 1979: Jan, Mar, May-July, Sep;
  • Missing issues 1980: Feb, Mar, May, Aug, Oct;
  • Missing issues 1981: May, Oct, Dec;
  • Missing issues 1982: March, June-Sep.
March 1976-Oct 1982 (incomplete)
1/10
Gay S.D.A. Outreach News (Seattle)
"Gay Seventh Day Adventist's Outreach News. The Voice of the Homophile Adventist's Evangelism!" Monthly Seattle-based newsletter for gay Seventh Day Adventists.
  • Missing issues 1978: May, July, ;
  • Missing issues 1979: Jan, Feb, June.
April 1978-July 1979 (incomplete)
OSB-4/5 - OSB-4/6
Gay Tide (Vancouver, BC)
"A gay liberation paper."
1973-1976
9/2
G.I. (Gay Ink)
News and nightlife listings for the Portland and Seattle gay communities.
  • Missing issues 1996: Vol. 1, Nos. 4, 6, 12;
  • Missing issues 1997: Vol. 2, Nos. 1-2, 9-20;
  • Missing issues 1998: Vol. 3, Nos. 2-3.
6/5/1996 - 2/25/1998 (incomplete)
1/11
GLEE Notes
"Multnomah County Gay Lesbian Employees Everywhere." Two issues: May/June and July/August 1996.
1996
1/12
GUIDE Magazine (Seattle)
Assorted articles and calendar listings re: gay and lesbian community of the Pacific Northwest region. Issues included:
  • October 1986, March 1989, July 1990, Feb 1991, and April 1991.
1986-1991 (incomplete)
10/1
In Uniform [ADULT CONTENT]
Nationally distributed erotic magazine published in Portland. Designed for gay men with an interest in uniform fetishism.
  • Six issues included: Nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, 8 and 9.
May 1994 - Spring 1997 (incomplete)
1/13
Issues (Olympia, WA)
"An Olympia gay/lesbian forum." Bimonthly newsletter. First five issues included in collection.
1983-1984
OSA-1
Just Out (Vols. 1-4)
Portland LGBT newspaper. The paper published bimonthly (Vol. 1), then ran monthly (Vols. 2-9), returning to bimonthly publication with vol. 10.
  • Missing issues 1983: Vol. 1, No. 3;
  • Missing issues 1984: Vol. 1, Nos. 13, 17-20; Vol. 2, Nos. 1-2;
  • Missing issues 1985: Vol. 2, No. 5;
  • Missing issues 1987: Vol. 4, Nos. 6, 9, 12.
1983-1987 (incomplete)
OSA-2
Just Out (Vols. 5-7)
Portland LGBT newspaper. The paper published bimonthly (Vol. 1), then ran monthly (Vols. 2-9), returning to bimonthly publication with vol. 10.
  • Missing issues 1987: Vol. 5, No. 2;
  • Missing issues 1990: Vol. 7, Nos. 3-4.
1987-1990 (incomplete)
OSA-3
Just Out (Vols. 8-10)
Portland LGBT newspaper. The paper published bimonthly (Vol. 1), then ran monthly (Vols. 2-9), returning to bimonthly publication with vol. 10.
  • Missing issues 1990: Vol. 8, No. 1 (cover is included in collection, but pages 5-40 are missing);
  • Missing issues 1993: Vol. 10, Nos. 19 and 21.
1990-1993 (incomplete)
OSA-4
Just Out (Vol. 11)
Portland LGBT newspaper. The paper published bimonthly (Vol. 1), then ran monthly (Vols. 2-9), returning to bimonthly publication with vol. 10.
November 1, 1993-October 21, 1994
OSA-5
Just Out (Vol. 12)
Portland LGBT newspaper. The paper published bimonthly (Vol. 1), then ran monthly (Vols. 2-9), returning to bimonthly publication with vol. 10.
  • Missing issues 1995: Vol. 12, Nos. 9, 11-12, and 14.
November 4, 1994-October 20, 1995 (incomplete)
OSA-6
Just Out (Vol. 13)
Portland LGBT newspaper. The paper published bimonthly (Vol. 1), then ran monthly (Vols. 2-9), returning to bimonthly publication with vol. 10.
November 3, 1995-October 18, 1996
OSA-7
Just Out (Vol. 14)
Portland LGBT newspaper. The paper published bimonthly (Vol. 1), then ran monthly (Vols. 2-9), returning to bimonthly publication with vol. 10.
November 1, 1996-October 17, 1997
OSC-1/1
Just Out (Vols. 15 & 21)
Portland LGBT newspaper. The paper published bimonthly (Vol. 1), then ran monthly (Vols. 2-9), returning to bimonthly publication with vol. 10.
  • Collection is complete through Vol. 15, No. 9; also includes a single issue from Vol. 21 (No. 9: March 5, 2004).
November 7, 1997-March 6, 1998; 2004 (incomplete)
1/14
KALA Newsletter (Klamath Falls, OR)
Monthly newsletter of Klamath Area Lambda Association.
October 1995-April 1996
OSA-8/5
La Voz (Seattle, WA)
"Concilio for the Spanish Speaking."
  • 2 issues: Dec/Jan 1990 & Feb. 1990.
1990 (incomplete)
3/1-3/7
The Lavender Network (Eugene, OR)
"Oregon's lesbian and gay newsmagazine." Collection begins with issue number 1 (February 1986).
Feb 1986-Dec 1989
4/1-4/4
The Lavender Network (Eugene, OR)
"Oregon's lesbian and gay newsmagazine."
Jan 1990-Dec1991
5/1-5/2
The Lavender Network (Eugene, OR)
"Oregon's lesbian and gay newsmagazine."
  • Missing issues 1992: May, June, July;
  • Missing issues 1993: March.
Jan 1992-Oct 1993 (incomplete)
OSC-6/1 - OSC-6/2
The Lavender Network (Eugene, OR)
"Oregon's Newspaper for Gays, Lesbians and Bisexuals."
Nov 1993-Oct 1994
9/3
LCP Newsletter (Lesbian Community Project)
Monthly newsletter of Portland-based Lesbian Community Project.
  • Missing issues 1987: Sep, Nov;
  • Missing issues 1988: Jan, Mar-Jul, Dec;
  • Missing issues 1989: Mar, Jun-Jul.
Mar/April 1987-August 1989 (incomplete)
1/15
Leather Pride! (Seattle)
"Serving the Washington State Leather Community." Monthly newsletter of Seattle-based The Leather Pride Project.
  • Missing issues 1995: Feb-Nov;
  • Missing issues 1996: Jun, ;
  • Missing issues 1997: Mar/Apr.
Jan 1995-Jan/Feb 1998 (incomplete)
12/1 - 12/11
Lesbian Connection (E. Lansing, MI)
"For, By, and About Lesbians." Publication addressing lesbian concerns nationally, with occasional coverage of events and issues affecting the lesbian community of the Pacific Northwest.
  • Assorted. Issues included:
  • 1974: Vol. 1, Nos 1 & 2;
  • 1975: Vol. 1, No. 7;
  • 1976: Vol. 2, Nos 1, 3, 4, 5, 7;
  • 1977: Vol. 2, No 8; Vol. 3, Nos 1 & 4 + special ad issue & winter supplement;
  • 1978: Vol. 3, Nos 7 & 8; Vol. 4, Nos 1, 3, & 4 + winter supplement 78/79
  • 1979: Vol. 4, No. 7;
  • 1982: Vol. 5, Nos 4, 5 & 6;
  • 1983: Vol. 6, Nos 2 & 3 + winter supplement 83/84;
  • 1984: Vol. 6, No. 6; Vol. 7, Nos 1, 2, 3, & 4;
  • 1985: Vol. 7, No. 6; Vol. 8, Nos 1, 2, & 3;
  • 1986: Vol. 8, Nos 4, 5 & 6; Vol. 9, Nos 1, 2 & 3;
  • 1987: Vol. 9, No. 5; Vol. 10, No. 1.
1974-1987 (incomplete)
OSB-4/7
Lights/Lights with Current (Seattle)
"Seattle's Lesbian/Gay Features Magazine." Bimonthly Seattle newspaper. First issue in collection is Issue 7, last issue in collection is Issue 24.
  • Missing issues 1983: Issues 1-6, 9-10, 12-13, 15-16;
  • Missing issues 1984: 19-20, 23, 25-end of year.
1983-1984 (incomplete)
OSB-4/8
Living Beyond The Closet (Bend, OR)
"The Newsletter of Beyond the Closet, Bend, Oregon. The purpose of Living Beyond the Closet is to provide rural gay, lesbian, bisexual and trangendered (Gay BLT) with access to information not available through mainstream media outlets. We seek to break down the walls of rural isolation by sharing information about rural Gay BLT individuals and organizations throughout the region." Newspaper published three times/year; collection contains 3 issues: Sep/Oct 1995, Winter 1996, and Summer 1996.
1995-1996
1/16
Love Makes A Family Newsletter
"Creating a Family Voice for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered People." Quarterly newsletter of Portland-based Love Makes A Family, Inc.
  • Missing issues 1994: Issue 1 (Summer 1994);
  • Missing issues 1997: Issue 8 (Summer 1997).
1994-1998 (incomplete)
OSB-6/1
The LRC News (Seattle)
"Published by the Lesbian Resource Center/Pacific Women's Resources." One issue in collection: June 1997.
1997 (incomplete)
6/9
MATRIX (Lesbian Community News; Olympia, WA)
"Olympia's Feminist/Lesbian Newspaper." Collection begins with Vol. 1, No. 1 (June 18, 1979). The first two issues were published as "Lesbian Community News," the title was then changed to "MATRIX" .
  • Missing issues 1979: Vol. 1, No. 3.
1979 (incomplete)
7/1-7/8
MATRIX (Olympia, WA)
"Olympia's Feminist/Lesbian Magazine."
  • Missing issues 1981: Vol. 2, No. 9 (March);
  • Missing issues 1982: Vol. 3, No. 11 (May), Vol. 4, Nos. 1-2 (Jul-Aug), 4 (October);
  • Missing issues 1983: Vol. 4, Nos. 9-10 (Mar-Apr).
1980-1983 (incomplete)
1/17
MRG News
"A Catalyst for Social Change in Oregon." One issue (Spring 1997) containing an article about the Oregon Human Rights Coalition.
1997 (incomplete)
11/6
The New Gay Library
"The following is a relatively up-to-date listing of some of the best positive non-fiction books on homosexuality and the Gay Movement as of October 1972." Published by Portland Gay Liberation. 2 issues.
1972
1/18
News From Beyond The Closet (Bend, OR)
"The Membership Newsletter of Beyond the Closet." Same organization published the newspaper "Living Beyond the Closet" which is also a part of this collection (see container OSB-4/8). This container holds 3 newsletters: September 25, 1995 (inaugural issue), April 1996, and September 1996.
1995-1996 (incomplete)
OSB-1/1
Northwest Fountain
Portland LGBT newspaper. NOTE: the Oregon Historical Society owns "The Fountain" 1971-1973, a forerunner of this newspaper.
  • Missing issues 1979: June - September.
April 1978-December 1981 (incomplete)
1/19
Northwest Gay and Lesbian Historian
Publication of the Gay and Lesbian Archives of the Pacific Northwest (Portland). Two issues included: Summer/Fall 1996 and June 1997.
1996-1997 (incomplete)
1/20
Northwest Gay Pre-Viewer
"A publication of the Portland Gay People's Alliance." No date; circa 1974. Lists gay-friendly businesses, community organizations, and other local resources.
circa 1974
OSA-8/6
Northwest Gay Review
"The Northwest Gay Review will be a quality magazine of worthwhile content. Each issue will contain news of the Pacific Nrthwest gay community from civil rights to grand balls to health tips for your body and mind." Listings and advertisements for businesses and events in Portland, Seattle, and Vancouver, WA.
  • First 10 issues: 9 monthlies + 1 Special Visitors Guide to San Francisco.
Feb-Oct 1974
1/21
Northwest Speak Out Project
"As a regional organization, Northwest Speak Out Project educates, supports and empowers people to talk with family, friends and neighbors about the real lives of lesbian, gay, and bisexual people." Two newsletters in collection: Spring/Summer 1995 and Fall/Winter 1995.
1995 (incomplete)
2/1
NWGA Newsletter/Northwest Passages (Northwest Gender Alliance)
"NWGA is an organization for crossdressers and transsexuals." Monthly newsletter of Portland-based organization. First issue in collection is Vol. XI, No. 5 (May 2, 1996).
  • Missing issues 1996: December;
  • Missing issues 1997: April.
May 1996-February 1998 (incomplete)
11/7
Odyssey North West (West Hollywood, CA)
Listings for Seattle, Portland, and Vancouver.
  • Assorted. Issues included:
  • 2003: Vol. 1, No. 8;
  • 2004: Vol. 1, No. 9; Vol. 2, No. 7;
  • 2005: Vol. 2, Nos 9, 11-16, 20;
  • 2006: Vol. 2, Nos 21-23.
2003-2006 (incomplete)
11/8
Odyssey Youth Center (Spokane, WA)
1 issue: September 1996.
2006
11/9
Old Oregon (University of Oregon)
1 issue: Summer 1991. Contains an article re: Oregon Citizens Alliance.
1991
8/1-8/8
On Track (Portland, OR)
"Newsletter of the Lesbian Community Project."
  • Missing issues 1990: June, September;
  • Missing issues 1991: Mar-May;
  • Missing issues 1992: Jan, July;
  • Missing issues 1994: Apr;
  • Missing issues 1995: July, Dec.
  • Missing issues 2002: Jan-May, Jul-Dec.
May 1990-Sep 1996 (incomplete); 2002 (incomplete)
11/10
Open Doors (Vancouver, B.C.)
"Newsletter of the Canadian Gay Activists Alliance." 2 issues: December 1972 & January 1973.
1972-1973
2/2
The Oregon Liberator (Portland, OR)
"A publication of the Portland gay liberation communications center."
  • 4 issues included:
  • Vol. V, Issue 1 (undated), June 1972, Fall 1972, and June 1973.
1972-1973 (incomplete)
OSB-7/2
The Oregon Peaceworker (Salem, OR)
"Demonstrating that peace works."
  • 1 issue included: February 1992.
1992 (incomplete)
OSB-1/2
The Oregonian (Portland, OR)
  • Assorted gay-related articles from 1996-1997.
1996-1997 (incomplete)
2/3
Orientations (Eugene, OR)
"Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Alliance."
  • 4 issues included: Jan, Feb, Apr, June 1996.
1996 (incomplete)
OSC-1/3
Out & About Entertainment (Salem, OR)
  • 6 issues included: Dec 1995; Feb, Apr-Jul 1996.
1995-1996 (incomplete)
2/4
The Outdoor Group (Eugene, OR)
"Recreation activities for gays, lesbians, bisexuals, and others."
  • 1 issue included: Field Guide for June through October 1996.
1996 (incomplete)
2/5
Partners (Seattle, WA)
"The Newsletter for Gay & Lesbian Couples."
  • Missing issues 1988: Oct-Dec;
  • Missing issues 1989: Jan-Dec;
  • Missing issues 1990: Jan-June.
Sep 1988 - Fall 1992 (incomplete)
9/4-9/6
PFLAG Newsletter (Portland, OR)
"Portland Parents & Friends of Lesbians and Gays."
  • Missing issues 1992: Aug-Nov;
  • Missing issues 1993: Mar-May, Aug, Dec;
  • Missing issues 1996: Dec;
  • Missing issues 1997: Mar, ;
July 1992 - Feb 1998 (incomplete)
2/6
The Phoenix Flyer (Portland, OR)
"A publication of Phoenix Rising Foundation, Inc."
  • 2 issues: August 1996 & September 1997.
1996-1997 (incomplete)
2/7
The Pink Elephant (Portland, OR)
"Newsletter for the Oregon Log Cabin Republicans."
  • Missing issues 1996: Sep;
  • Missing issues 1997: Jan, Mar-Apr.
May 1996 - May 1997 (incomplete)
OSB-7/1
The Portland Alliance (Portland, OR)
"Progressive Community News."
  • 3 issues: June 1982, March 1988, June/July 1996.
1982, 1988, 1996 (incomplete)
2/8
Portland Center Stage (Portland, OR)
  • 1 issue: December 1995.
1995 (incomplete)
OSB-7/3
Portland Downtowner (Portland, OR)
  • 1 issue: May 25, 1992.
1992 (incomplete)
11/11
Portland GLF
Brochure reprints articles previously published in other sources.
  • Articles include:
  • "The Need for a New Sexuality" by George Leonard;
  • "A Gay Manifesto" by Carl Wittman;
  • "On Women's & Gay Liberation" by Huey Newton.
circa 1970
8/9
Portland Radical Women Calendar (Portland, OR)
  • Missing issues 1995: Dec;
  • Missing issues 1996: Jan, July;
  • Missing issues 1997: Mar-May;
  • Missing issues 1998: January.
May 1995 - Feb 1998 (incomplete)
OSB-7/4
Portland Scribe (Portland, OR)
  • 1 issue included: July 15-25, 1976 (Women's Issue).
1976 (incomplete)
11/12
Portland Theatre Consortium
  • 1 issue: Listings for June through August 1987.
1987
2/9
Positive Vibe (Portland, OR)
  • 3 issues included: May/June, July/August, and Sep/Oct.
1997 (incomplete)
9/7
PRIDE NW Newsletter (Portland, OR)
1995-1997 (incomplete)
11/13
PUSH (Seattle, WA)
"Queer feminist diversions."
  • 2 issues included:
  • Winter 2000 & Winter 2002.
2000, 2002 (incomplete)
11/14
Q INK (Seattle, WA)
"Covering the Seattle, Portland & Vancouver Metro Areas." 1 issue included: June 17, 1999.
1999 (incomplete)
OSB-6/2 - OSB-6/3
Rag Times (Portland, OR)
"A Feminist Monthly."
  • Missing issues 1982: May, Jul, Oct-Dec;
  • Missing issues 1983: April, August.
Feb(?) 1982 - Dec. 1983 (incomplete)
OSB-6/4
Rag Times (Portland, OR)
"A Feminist Monthly."
  • 1 issue: March 1986.
1986 (incomplete)
2/10
RFD (Grinnell, IA)
"RFD is a magazine for country faggots so they can share their lives."
  • Magazine originally published in Grinnell, IA but later published in Wolf Creek, OR.
1974-1977
2/11
Right to Privacy PAC Newsletter/VOICES (Portland, OR)
"Mission statement: to advocate full civil rights, human rights, and social equity for lesbians, gay men, and bisexuals by informing and educating policy makers and the public."
  • Missing issues 1993: July-Oct, Dec;
  • Missing issues 1994: Jan-Feb, Apr-Jun, Sep-Nov;
  • Missing issues 1995: Jan-Mar, Fall;
  • Missing issues 1996: Summer, Winter;
  • Missing issues 1997: Jan-Nov.
June 1993 - December 1997 (incomplete)
OSC-6/3
Seattle Gay News (Seattle, WA)
  • Assorted. Issues included: Oct 13, 1978; March 28, 1986 (Section 2 only); April 24, 1987; Nov 18, 1988; Feb 3, 1989; July 24, 1992.
1978-1992 (incomplete)
OSC-6/4 - OSC-6/6
Seattle Gay News (Seattle, WA)
  • Assorted. Issues included:
  • 1994: Feb 18, Feb 25 (section 1 only), March 11, Aug 5, Aug 12, Aug 19, Sep 2;
  • 1995: Apr 14 (section 1 only), Aug 18, Aug 25.
1994-1995 (incomplete)
OSB-2/1 - OSB-2/8
Seattle Gay News (Seattle, WA)
"Your lesbian and gay news weekly."
January - August 1997
OSB-3/1 - OSB-3/6
Seattle Gay News (Seattle, WA)
"Your lesbian and gay news weekly."
Sep 1997 - Feb 1998
OSC-7/1 - OSC-7/5
Seattle Gay News (Seattle, WA)
"Your lesbian and gay news weekly."
  • Missing issues 1996: March 1, 1996.
Mar - July 1996 (incomplete)
OSC-8/1 - OSC-8/5
Seattle Gay News (Seattle, WA)
"Your lesbian and gay news weekly."
Aug - Dec 1996
OSA-8/7
Seattle Gay News (Seattle, WA)
"Your lesbian and gay news weekly."
  • Assorted. Issues included:
  • 2001: August 31;
  • 2004: Apr 2, Apr 23, May 21;
  • 2008: Aug 22;
2001, 2004, 2008 (incomplete)
OSA-8/8
Seattle Gay Standard
1 issue: August 31, 2001
2001 (incomplete)
8/12
Sign Of The Times (Seattle, WA)
"A chronicle of decadence in the atomic age."
  • Assorted. Issues included:
  • Vol. 2: Nos 3 & 4;
  • Vol. 3: Nos 3 & 4;
  • Vol. 4: Nos 1-4;
  • Vol. 5: Nos 1-3.
1985-1993 (incomplete)
8/13
The Spectator (Portland)
"Newsletter of the Rose City Softball Association"
May 1996
9/8
Spilled Ink Catalog (Seattle, WA)
"Distributors for small magazines and presses." Twice yearly mailers selling independent magazines and publications.
1987-1988
OSC-9/1 - OSC-9/9
Stonewall News Northwest (Spokane, WA)
"Serving the Gay and Lesbian Community of Spokane and the Inland Northwest."
  • Assorted. Unless otherwise noted, issues included are:
  • 1996: November & December;
  • 1997: vol. 6 complete;
  • 1998: Jan, Feb, March;
  • 2002: June;
  • 2004: April - Dec;
  • 2005: vol. 14 complete;
  • 2006: missing March & December 25;
  • 2007: vol. 16, numbers 1-5 & 12;
  • 2008: vols. 17, numbers 12 & 13.
November 1996-2008 (incomplete)
11/15
TRIANGLE (Vancouver, WA)
2 issues.
2003 (incomplete)
OSC-1/4
TWIST (Seattle, WA)
"TWIST is a family publication with a gay, lesbian, and bisexual focus. There is NO sexual advertising. TWIST provides feature articles and entertainment listings for the Pacific Northwest for the purpose of enriching, informing and entertaining our community."
  • Assorted. Issues included:
  • 1992: July 16, Aug 1, Sep 3, Sep 17, Sep 24, Oct 15, Oct 29, Nov 12, Nov 19;
  • 1993: Mar 18, May 13, July 1, July 15;
  • 1994: Feb 24, April 14.
1992-1994 (incomplete)
6/1-6/3
Vancouver Voice (Vancouver, WA)
"The community is silent no longer."
  • Missing issues 1993: June, Sep;
  • Missing issues 1994: Jan, July, Dec;
  • Missing issues 1995: Jan-Apr, July, Sep-Dec;
  • Missing issues 1996: Feb, Dec;
  • Missing issues 1997: Feb, Dec;
May 1993 - Mar 1998 (incomplete)
6/4-6/5
VIEW Magazine (Eugene, OR)
"A chronicle of gay and lesbian life."
  • Missing issues 1996: Oct, Dec;
  • Missing issues 1997: Jan.
November 1995 - March 1998 (incomplete)
OSB-7/5
Willamette Bridge (Portland)
Single issue: May 29 - June 4, 1970.
1970 (incomplete)
OSB-7/6
Willamette Week (Portland)
  • Assorted issues featuring articles of LGBT interest. Issues included:
  • 1987: July 16, Aug 13;
  • 1988: Jan 28;
  • 1990: Dec 6;
  • 1992: Aug 13;
  • 1994: Mar 16;
1987-1994 (assorted)
6/6
With Pride (Seattle, WA)
"The quarterly newsletter of the Pride Foundation."
  • Missing issues 1995: Vol. 4, Nos. 1 and 4;
  • Missing issues 1996: Vol. 5, Nos. 2-4;
  • Missing issues 1997: Vol. 6, Nos. 1 and 4;
1995-1997 (incomplete)
OSB-6/5 - OSB-6/12
Women's Press (Eugene, OR)
"Oregon's Own Feminist Newspaper." Published 6 times/year.
  • Missing issues 1980: Jan-July, Oct-Dec;
  • Missing issues 1981: May-Oct;
  • Missing issues 1982: Jan-Mar,
  • Missing issues 1983: Nov-Dec;
  • Missing issues 1984: Mar-Aug;
  • Missing issues 1985: none (only 5 issues published in 1985; Mar/Apr hiatus);
  • Missing issues 1987: Mar-Apr, Nov-Dec.
1980-1987 (incomplete)
OSB-6/13
Women's War Daily (Portland)
2 issues: March 8, 1978 and March 8, 1981 (both tagged "International Women's Day.") Contains articles related to feminism, rape, International Women's Day, advertising, domestic violence, politics, state and federal legislation.
1978, 1981

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  • Subject Terms :
  • Gay liberation movement--Northwest, Pacific
  • Gays--Northwest, Pacific
  • Lesbians--Northwest, Pacific
  • Corporate Names :
  • Gay and Lesbian Archives of the Pacific Northwest (creator)
  • Geographical Names :
  • Idaho--Periodicals
  • Oregon--Periodicals
  • Portland (Or.)--Periodicals
  • Portland (Or.)--Social life and customs
  • Washington (State)--Periodicals