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List of LGBT periodicals

The following is a list of periodicals (printed magazines, journals and newspapers) aimed at the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) demographic by country.


Armenia

  • LGBTnews.am. ("Bekum" democracy support centre NGO)  , online media[1]

Australia

The most comprehensive holdings of LGBT periodicals is found at the Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives; their holdings are listed in ALGA Periodicals Collection Catalogue.

  • Blue. (Studio Magazines)  ISSN 1323-0026.
  • Dandy Magazine, published in Sydney
  • DNA Magazine. (Inter-Prime Publications)  ISSN 1443-1122.
  • Dreamboys. (Studio Magazines)  OCLC 56750263.
  • Lesbians on the Loose. (Lesbians on the Loose)  ISSN 1324-6542.
  • Q Magazine.   ISSN 1449-499X.
  • QNews Magazine.   ISSN 1833-4830. OCLC 223039064. Fortnightly since 2000 [2]
  • Southern Star. (Gay Publications)  ISSN 0819-5129. OCLC 220874467. , also ISSN 0816-4290, Victorian sister publication of Sydney Star Observer
  • Star Observer
  • Sydney Star Observer. (Gay Publications)  ISSN 0819-5129. OCLC 220874467. , also ISSN 0816-4290
  • They Shoot Homos Don't They?. (Shannon Michael Cane)  OCLC 191573637.
  • Wax. (Evolution Pub., Gay in WA Holdings)  OCLC 437301176.

Free

Out of print

  • Adelaide Gay Times.   1992-2000. OCLC 221367221.
  • AXN. (Evolution Publishing)  OCLC 225367930. , former AX National[3]
  • Bent. (Leigh Harris, Sydney, N.S.W.)  2001-2009. OCLC 54477875.
  • Brother-Sister. (Brother Sister Enterprises)  ISSN 1038-3875. , Queensland edition ISSN 1321-005X
  • Camp Ink. (Campaign Against Moral Persecution)  OCLC 37165711. , closed 1977
  • Campaign Australia (Tavebook) 1982-2000 ISSN : 1327-6395. [2]
  • Capital Q. (Designer Publications)  1993-2000. ISSN 1444-0822.
  • Focus. (Gay Melbourne social publication)  1992-2000. , quarterly
  • Gay Community News. (Gay Community News)  1979-1983. ISSN 0158-6440.
  • Gay: For the Untamed Stud. (Malnoj Pty)  ISSN 0155-9117.
  • GAYinWA.   , closed 2008
  • MCV (Melbourne Community Voice). (Evolution Publishing)  OCLC 1444-9153. Dec 2000 - 2016
  • Melbourne Star. (B.news)  2001-2006. ISSN 1446-0262.
  • Melbourne Star Observer (MSO).   1985-2000. , (Bluestone Media)
  • National Star Observer. (Gay Publications)  ISSN 0819-2251. , also ISSN 0815-3396, launch 1987
  • Now in Melbourne. (NOW Corp. Pty)  OCLC 56553329.
  • Now to 9 PM. (Campaign Publications)  OCLC 56553327.
  • Outrage. (Gay Publications Co-operative)  1983-2000. ISSN 0811-2169.
  • Queensland Pride. (Evolution Publishing)  OCLC 37172176.
  • Stallion : Australia's gay magazine. (Herd Publications)  ISSN 0310-7256. , 1970s
  • SX News. (E evolution Publishing)  ISSN 1445-2642. OCLC 222860884.
  • Westside Observer (WSO). (Westside Publications)  1987 – 10 November 2000. ISSN 1440-3323.
  • Wicked Women. (Wicked Women)  ISSN 1033-6524.

Austria

  • COXX – Vienna Gay News. (eDate Advertising GmbH) 
  • Pride. (Linz : Verein zur Förderung der Information über Schwule, Lesben und TransGender-Personen)  OCLC 52802306.
  • queerbook. (queermedia)  , national
  • Vangardist – Progressives Männer Magazin. (Vangardist Medien OG) 
  • XTRA!. (XTRA! Verein für Gesundheitsinformationt)  , national
  • Lambda Nachrichten. (Homosexuelle Initiative Wien)  OCLC 30122454. , launch 1979

Out of print

  • Tamtam. (Kulturverein Schwulesbisch in Gumpendorf)  OCLC 24646763.

Belgium

  • Gay Magazine.   OCLC 320452597.
  • ILGA-Europe. (International Lesbian & Gay Association, European Region)  ISSN 1378-577X.
  • LABELS Magazine. (LABELS Media & Publishing)  [4]
  • ZiZo Magazine. (çavaria)  [5]

Brazil

Out of print

Canada

Probably the most comprehensive list and largest collection of Canadian and international LGBT periodicals is at the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives in Toronto. See the following website: clga.ca/periodicals-lgbt

Out of print

China, People's Republic of

See also separate list at: Hong Kong

Costa Rica

Czech Republic

Finland

Out of print

France

Out of print

Georgia

  • Me Magazine. (Inclusive Foundation)  ISSN 1512-2395. , bilingual (Georgian-English), launch 2006

Germany

Out of print

  • Der Eigene, art and culture, 1896–1931
  • Die Freundschaft, art and culture, 1919-1933
  • Gigi – Zeitschrift für sexuelle Emanzipation Förderverein des wissenschaftlich-humanitären komitees (whk) e.V., national (sexually emancipated)
  • HAW-Info (or Homosexuelle Aktion Westberlin)
  • Homosexuelle Emanzipation Verlag Emanzipation; ISSN 0171-6026
  • Jahrbuch für sexuelle Zwischenstufen, scientific, 1899-1923
  • Magnus, Magnus Verlag, Jackerth Verlag, national

Hong Kong

For a more complete list of current and discontinued HK lgbt periodicals, see "Towards Full Citizenship" bibliography (HK LGBT Periodicals section in that bibliography). "Towards Full Citizenship" is posted on the Pink Alliance (Hong Kong) website, at www.pinkalliance.hk, under their LGBT Hong Kong tab.

  • Contacts Magazine, primarily in English, published 1993-1998
  • Dimsum Magazine, Chinese and English. ca. 2002, now in electronic format[6]
  • Hong Kong Ten Percent Journal, primarily in Chinese, published 1993-1998
  • East Tide (東壽), ca. 1980
  • Pink Triangle (粉紅三角), ca. 1980, continued by East Tide
  • Satsanga Newsletter (同健), 1995-1997

Hungary

India

See also the web page at: www.orinam.net/resources-for/lgbt/ . Click on "Magazines and Journals" at this page for lengthy list of current and discontinued Indian/South Asian lgbt periodicals.

  • Bombay Dost, India's only registered LGBT magazine, launched 1991, global distribution twice a year
  • Gaylaxy Hindi.   , India's first LGBT Hindi webzine, launched 1 January 2014
  • Gaylaxy Magazine.   , India's largest LGBT webzine, launched 2010
  • Pink Pages.   , launch July 2009, global quarterly distribution

Indonesia

The following four Indonesian titles are noted by the Australian Gay and Lesbian Archives:

  • G - Gaya Hidup Ceria 1982-83
  • G.A.Y.A. Nusantara, Jakarta, 1987-?
  • JAKA, Yogyakarta, 1986 Dec.-Jan.
  • JAKA JAKA, Yogyakarta, 1992-

Ireland

Italy

  • Lui Guidemagazine
  • Pride

Out of print

Japan

Out of print

  • Adon (アドン), 1974-1996
    • MLMW (ムルム), 1978-1981
  • Adonisv(アドニス), Yukio Mishima was concerned with foundation of a periodical, 1952-1962
  • Anise (アニース)
  • Bara (薔薇), launch 1964
  • Barakomi (バラコミ), launch 1986
  • Carmilla (カーミラ)
  • doukou (同好), launch 1959
  • Fabulous (ファビュラス), launch 1999
  • The Gay (ザ ゲイ), launch 1978
  • Kuia Japan – Queer Japan. (Keisō Shobō-2001)  OCLC 43906181. , launch 1999
  • Niji ()
  • P-NUTS (P-NUTS), launch 1996
  • Sabu (さぶ), 1974-2002
  • Super Monkey (スーパーモンキー), launch 1979
  • yes (yes), launch 2006

Jordan

Lebanon

Out of print

  • Barra

Mexico

  • Aguanta Magazine
  • Anal Magazine
  • Gay PV
  • GHOM magazine
  • OHM
  • Ulisex!Mgzn

Out of print

The Netherlands

Out of print

Poland

The Philippines

  • Outrage magazine [8]
  • TEAM magazine [9]

Serbia

Out of print

  • Dečko magazine

Singapore

Out of print

Slovenia

Out of print

  • 1xy. (Škuc Magnus) 
  • eLmagazin. (MKC Maribor) 
  • Lesbo. (Škuc LL)  OCLC 442867867.
  • Kekec. (Škuc Magnus) 
  • Legebitrina Oznanila. (Legebitra) 
  • Revolver. (Škuc)  ISSN 1318-2668.
  • Sestre.  

South Korea

  • Buddy magazine

Spain

  • Entiendes? 1989- ISSN 1575-1635
  • Gay Hotsa, bilingual Basque and Spanish, OCLC 289381704
  • MagLes magazine
  • Shangay magazine
  • Zero (out of business)

Sweden

Out of print

  • Destroyer. (Karl Andersson)  ISSN 1801-8203. , launched May 2006, global quarterly distribution, ceased publication in January 2010

Taiwan

  • Blue Man magazine
  • Blue Men magazine
  • G & L Passion magazine
  • Good Guy magazine
  • Style Men magazine
  • Tung Yen Wu Chi (Eng: "Gays Speak Out")

Thailand

See the Australian National University project website for many archived Thai LGBT periodicals in electronic format. [thairainbowarchive.anu.edu.au]

Turkey

Uganda

  • Bombastic, online and print magazine[11]

United Kingdom

Free

  • Boyz. (Windmill Europe Ltd)  ISSN 1750-7944.
  • FS Magazine. (GMFA)  ISSN 1750-7162. , free
  • Galha News. (Gay and Lesbian Humanist Association)  ISSN 0953-8763.
  • Gscene. (James Ledward) 
  • Schools OUT UK's Official Guide to LGBT History Month. (Sugar Media & Marketing / Schools OUT UK)  , free annual listings and lifestyle magazine for LGBT History Month
  • Midlands Zone. (What's On Magazine Group)  , free monthly lifestyle magazine
  • Out in the City. (Squarepeg Media) 
  • QB - Nottinghamshire's Queer Bulletin.  
  • QX. (FirstStar, Ltd)  ISSN 1356-6903.
  • ScotsGay. (John Hein) 
  • UnDividingLines.   , free LGBT/queer magazine produced for and by Scottish Highlanders

Out of print

United States

National news and information

  • The Advocate. (LPI Media)  ISSN 0001-8996.
  • biMagazine. (American Institute of Bisexuality)  , covering the arts, culture and society
  • Compete Magazine. (Media Out Loud LLC)  , coverage of sports events and stories about athletes within the gay community
  • Edge Media Network, national network covering LGBT news and entertainment
  • Desert Daily Guide, oldest gay weekly, since 1994 gay owned and operated, Palm Springs, California
  • Diversity News Magazine, is an online and digital print magazine that is not targeting a demographic, they are inclusive and work with everyone. Diversity News Magazine covers News, Arts & Entertainment, Awards Shows, Breaking News, Celebrity News, Entertainment, Fashion Shows, Fashion and Beauty, Healthcare, Features, Interviews, Music Concerts, Movie Premiers, Money, Red Carpet Events and more.
  • GALA Magazine | LGBT Artists (GALA Magazine, LLC), print and online magazine; a voice for unseen, unheard, and undiscovered artists within the LGBT community
  • The Gay & Lesbian Review Worldwide. (Gay & Lesbian Review, Inc)  ISSN 1532-1118.
  • GaySOFLA Magazine Online.   , South Florida
  • GayWebSource.com, international, news, music and entertainment. Web Hosting. Online since Nov. 2001 [www.gaywebsource.com]
  • GayNewsCenter.net, Online Gay News Center, part of the GayWebSource.com Network. [www.gaynewscenter.net]
  • GaySpaceNetwork.com, Online Entertainment center. part of the GayWebSource.com Network. [www.gayspacenetwork.com]
  • G.L.A.M. (Gay & Lesbian Alternative Magazine). (GLAM Magazine, LLC)  , magazine for GLBT artists and musicians
  • Ur.GayWired.net - international lgbt
  • Lambda book report made reference to a bookstore operated by Lambda Rising from 1974 to 2010 in Washington, D.C.
  • Lambda Literary Foundation, a LGBT literary organization
  • Lesbian News. (Ella Matthes, LN Publishing Inc.)  [14] (Jinx Beers, founder)[15]
  • LGBT-Today.com. (Gay Nichols Publishing, LLC)  , covering LGBT activism from the intelligent view
  • LGBTNation.  
  • LivingOUT, a biweekly newspaper published by LivingOUT Media Group in Minnesota from June, 2004 through June, 2005[16]
  • National Gay News. (Norm E. Kent) 
  • OMG! Magazine. (OMG Multimedia Companies, LLC) 
  • Out Front. (Q Publishing Group) 
  • Pink Magazine. (David Cohen) 
  • Queer'd Magazine. (Queerd Entertainment) 
  • The TransGen Times[17]
  • XY (XY Publishing; ISSN 1522-8614)

Regional

Lifestyle

Health

  • POZ Magazine. (Smart + Strong)  ISSN 1075-5705. , launched 1994

Travel

Out of print

Scholarly

Historical research resources

  • International Directory of Gay and Lesbian Periodicals (Oryx Press, 1987), ISBN 0-89774-297-4
  • Lesbian Periodicals Index (1986), ISBN 0-930044-74-6
  • Lesbian Sources: A Bibliography of Periodical Articles, 1970–1990 (1993), ISBN 0-8153-0782-9
  • Our Own Voices: A Directory of Lesbian and Gay Periodicals, 1890–1990: Including the Complete Holdings of the Canadian Gay Archives (Canadian Gay Archives, 1991), ISBN 0-9690981-6-2
  • Women's and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Movements (LGBT) Periodicals Collection, 1968–2005, Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library, Duke University[21]

See also

References

  1. ^ "LGBTnews.am - LGBT news".
  2. ^ a b [www.qnews.com.au]
  3. ^ "AX National – Gay Entertainment, Gay Lifestyle and Gay Photography". Eevolution. Archived from the original on 21 April 2009. Retrieved 8 May 2009. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  4. ^ [www.labels-magazine.be] Archived 13 December 2012 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ "ZiZo Online" (in Dutch). Zizo-online.be. Retrieved 7 June 2015.
  6. ^ Dimsum Magazine
  7. ^ Fondazione per il libro, la musica e la cultura (2003). Catalogo espositori. Officine Grafiche Editoriali Zeppegno. p. 94.
  8. ^ "Outrage Magazine print issue NOW AVAILABLE". 'Outrage' magazine. Retrieved 13 October 2018.
  9. ^ Jaucian, Don (21 June 2016). "What it's like running the only gay magazine in the Philippines". CNN Philippines. Retrieved 13 October 2018.
  10. ^ a b Ong, Terry (20 June 2013). "The Not-So Straight Story". is.asia-city.com. Asia City Online Ltd. Retrieved 7 February 2014.
  11. ^ Levin, Isabel (20 August 2015). "Ugandan LGBT publication, Bombastic Magazine, is making a huge impact". GLAAD.
  12. ^ [1]
  13. ^ Lister, David (6 February 1994). "New gay style mag chases pink pound". The Independent.
  14. ^ "Lesbian News".
  15. ^ Zonkel, Phillip (5 September 2017). "Lesbian News founder Jinx Beers to be inducted into LGBTQ Journalists Hall of Fame". Q Voice News.
  16. ^ [[web.archive.org] Article on the demise of LivingOUT from City Pages
  17. ^ published November 11, 2014 (11 November 2014). "Historic Launch of The TransGen Times, News Source for the Transgender Community - Our Lives". Ourlivesmadison.com. Retrieved 7 June 2015.
  18. ^ "listing". Gaydata.com. 27 May 2001. Retrieved 1 November 2013.
  19. ^ [instinctmagazine.com]
  20. ^ "Queen's Quarterly:". Creativevisionsbooks.com. Retrieved 1 November 2013.
  21. ^ "LGBT Studies: Primary Sources". Duke University Libraries. 4 December 2017. Retrieved 23 March 2018.

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