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  1. GCN STONEWALL NATION 69~79: What Happened, Anyhow?

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Stein, Cindy
    Date: Jun. 23, 1979
    Topics: Drag queens, Gay liberation, Lesbians, Police harassment, Stonewall riots
    Subject: Allen Ginsberg, Dave Van Ronk, Dick Leitsch, Donn Teal, Gay Community News, Howard Smith, Lucian Truscott IV, New York City Police Department, New York Daily News, New York Mattachine Society, New York Times, The Gay Militants, Village Voice
    Description: An account of the Stonewall Riots, originally published on page 9 of volume 6, number 47 of Gay Community News, in the Stonewall 10th Anniversary issue. The author mentions drag queens being presen...
  2. Gay dic(k)tionary

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Kyper, John
    Date: Feb. 26, 1989
    Topics: Book reviews, Drag queens, Gay men, Gay slang, Gender confirming surgery, LGBTQ books, Literature (LGBTQ), Slang (LGBTQ), Transsexual people
    Subject: Banned Books, Gay Community News, Gay Talk, Gay(s)language: a dic(k)tionary of gay slang, H. Max, The Queen's Vernacular
    Description: A book review of a dictionary of gay slang, published 1988. Originally published on page 9 of volume 16, number 32 of Gay Community News.
  3. FROM STONEWALL TO THE PUERTO RICAN PRIDE PARADE: THE EPIC ROLE OF TRANSVESTITES

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Negron, Frances
    Date: Jun. 1994
    Topics: Gay men, Latinx (LGBTQ), Lesbians, People of colour (LGBTQ), Stonewall riots, Transgender Latinx, Transphobia, Transvestites
    Subject: Communidad Orgullo Gay, Gay Community News, Gay Liberation Front, Latino Gay and Lesbian Coalition, Maida Tilchen, National Gay Task Force (NGTF), Pa'Fuera, Puerto Rican Pride Parade, Puerto Rico, Stonewall 25, Stonewall Rebellion, Street Transvestites Action Revolutionaries (STAR), Sylvia Rivera
    Description: An overview of Puerto Rican involvement in the LGBT+ movement, especially Sylvia Rivera's involvement in the Stonewall Rebellion. Originally published on page 22 of volume 20, issues 1 and 2 of Gay...
  4. Free TV/TS contact service

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Rubin, Ina Helen
    Date: Jan. 31, 1988
    Topics: Crossdressing, Helplines, Letters to the editor, Transgenderism, Transsexual people, Transsexualism, Transvestites
    Subject: American Transvestite-Transsexual Contact Service, Gay Community News, Kinsey Institute, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF), National Transvestite-Transsexual Hotline Number, TV-TS Contact Service
    Description: A response to an ad, redirecting readers from a paid trans focused talk line to a free one. Originally published on page 4 of volume 15, number 28 of Gay Community News.
  5. forum GRAFFITI

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 26, 1974
    Topics: Bathrooms, Bisexuality, Drag, Drag community, Drag queens, Gay men, Lesbians, Sexism
    Subject: Charles Street Meeting House, Gay Community News, Jesus, Richard M. Nixon
    Description: An account of graffiti from the bathrooms of the Charles Street Meeting House in Boston. Originally published on page 4 of volume 1, number 31 of Gay Community News. Content Warning: This item co...
  6. FOCUS ON: Gender Identity Service

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator:
    Date: May 4, 1974
    Topics: Clinics, Counseling, Gender identity, Health care for LGBTQ people, Legal name change, Legal status, LGBTQ personal and family law, Medical care, Official documentation, Organisations for sexual research and sexual reform, Therapies, Transsexual people, Transvestites
    Subject: Community Sex Information Service, Deborah Feinbloom, Gay Community News, Gender Identity Clinic, Homophile Community Health Service, New England
    Description: A brief description of a new gender identity service in Cambridge. Originally published on page 7 in volume 1, number 45 of Gay Community News.
  7. All dressed up and nowhere to go?

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 10, 1988
    Topics: Crossdressing, Gender identity, Helplines, Transgenderism, Transsexualism
    Subject: Gay Community News, TV-TS Contact Service
    Description: A classified ad for the TV-TS (transvestite transsexual) contact service, originally published in volume 15, number 25 of Gay Community News.
  8. "Even if you win your revolution, I'm still an outlaw"

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Kaplan, Rebecca
    Date: Apr. 19, 1992
    Topics: Gender identity, Lesbians, LGBTQ religions, LGBTQ spirituality, MtFs, Theatre (LGBTQ), Transsexual people
    Subject: Gay Community News, Hidden: A Gender, Kate Bornstein, Real Art Ways, The Bible, The Opposite Sex... is Neither
    Description: A review of Kate Bornstein's one woman play, The Opposite Sex ... is Neither, originally published on page 9 of volume 19, number 37 of Gay Community News.
  9. Fighting for the rights of transsexuals

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Farmer, Dee
    Date: Nov. 24, 1991
    Topics: Butches, FtMs, Gender confirming surgery, Letters to the editor, LGBTQ prisoners, MtFs, Transphobia, Transsexual people, Wimmin, Women's music festivals, Womyn
    Subject: Gay Community News, Michigan Womyn's Music Festival, Nancy Burkholder, Sr. Mary Elizabeth
    Description: A letter to the editor responding to another letter regarding Nancy Burkholder's ejection from the Michigan Womyn's Music Festival. Farmer defends Burkholder's right to attend and also offers legal...
  10. FAIRIES, LEATHERMEN AND QUEENS SHARE THE SPIRIT

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Bronski, Michael, Thompson, Mark, Hayes, Dimid
    Date: Jul. 12, 1987
    Topics: Berdache, Book reviews, Christians (LGBTQ), Closeted gay men, Crossdressing, Faeries, Gay activism, Gay culture, Gay liberation, Gay men, Homophobia, Internalised homophobia, Interviews, Lesbian activism, LGBTQ books, LGBTQ religions, LGBTQ spirituality, Persecution of gay men, Queer men
    Subject: Anita Bryant, Edward Carpenter, Gay Community News, Gay Spirit: Myth and Meaning, Harry Hay, LIVE-AID, Louisiana Sissies in Struggle, Mark Thompson, The Advocate, Tree Roots Collective, Walt Whitman
    Description: An interview with Mark Thompson and a review of his book, Gay Spirit: Myth and Meaning. Thompson discusses what it means to be gay and references crossdressers and iconic gay men of the past. Origi...
  11. Drag queens suspected in stabbings

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Gaines, Kelly
    Date: Jan. 14, 1990
    Topics: Bars (Drinking establishments), Drag queens, Violent crimes
    Subject: Dallas Voice, Gay Community News
    Description: A news bulletin from Dallas describing a violent incident on New Year's Day. Originally published on page 2 of volume 17, number 26 of Gay Community News.
  12. CROSSDRESSING WM SEEKING GWF TO SHARE MY HOBBY

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator:
    Date: Apr. 28, 1984
    Topics: Advertising, Classified, Crossdressing, Lesbians, Personals
    Subject: Gay Community News
    Description: A classified ad by a crossdressing white male (WM) looking for a gay white female (GWF). Originally published on page 15 of volume 11, number 40 of Gay Community News.
  13. A home of our own

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: The Ad Hoc Committee to Support the Lesbian Herstory Archives
    Date: Jun. 23, 1991
    Topics: Anti-lesbian violence, Archives, Butches, Dykes, Femmes, Lesbian activism, Lesbian African-Americans, Lesbian archives, Lesbian bars, Lesbians, Lesbians of colour, Male impersonators, Persecution of lesbians
    Subject: Becky Johnson, C. Walsh Theater, First African Meeting House, Gay Community News, Jenifer Firestone, Jewel Box Revue, Joan Nestle, Lesbian Herstory Archives, Michelle Parkerson, Red Shades Affinity Group, Stormé: The Lady of the Jewel Box, Stormé DeLarverie, West Village
    Description: An article summarizing an event to benefit the Lesbian Herstory Archives, featuring a short film about Storme Delarverie and appearances from notable lesbian activists. Originally published on page...
  14. cross-dressing: inside and out

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Scribner, Lynn M.
    Date: Feb. 23, 1985
    Topics: Clothing, Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Drag queens, Letters to the editor, LGBTQ imprisonment, LGBTQ prisoners, Lingerie, Sexuality
    Subject: Gay Community News, Gayellow Pages, Lambda Legal Defense & Education Fund (LLDEF), TV-TS Contact Service
    Description: Letter to the editor of Gay Community News from a person imprisoned in Huntsville, TX. Originally published on page 6 of Volume 12, number 31.
  15. Dressing the Part: Two Approaches to Drag

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Schneiderman, Jo, Leigh, Joanna, Lynn, Merissa Sherrill
    Date: May 5, 1984
    Topics: Camp, Clothing, Crossdressers, Drag, Drag bars, Drag community, Drag queens, Femininity, Gay community, Gender confirming surgery, Gender expression, LGBTQ events, MtFs, Relationships (LGBTQ), Sexual assault, Transsexual people
    Subject: Eve's Garden, Fire and Ice Review, Gay Community News, Jacques' Cabaret, Norell, Roberta Dearborn, Tiffany Club, Tina Lea
    Description: A compilation of interviews with drag queens, transsexual women, and crossdressers. Touches on the drag scene in Boston, presenting and passing as a woman, the threat of sexual assault, and relatio...