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  1. Can Sexology be Saved?

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Hyde, Sue
    Date: Unknown
    Topics: Feminism, HIV/AIDS, LGBTQ books, Safer sex, Sex education, Sexologists, Sexology, Sodomy laws
    Subject: Alfred Kinsey, American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT), Disorders of Desire: Sex and Gender in Modern American Sexology, Gay Community News, Janice M. Irvine, Ladies Home Journal, Margie Nichols, Michael Shernoff, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF), Playboy, Richard Green, Temple University Press, Virginia E. Johnson, William H. Masters
    Description: Book review of Janice M. Irvine's Disorders of Desire originally published on pages 7 and 10 of Gay Community News volume 18, number 17.
  2. Who's that girl?

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: McKnight, Jennie
    Date: Jan. 14, 1990
    Topics: Transvestites
    Subject: Babilonia, Gay Community News, Gay Scotland, Lisa Visonti, Miss Italy
    Description: A news bulletin describing a transvestite who entered a beauty pageant in Italy. Originally published on page 2 of volume 17, number 38 of Gay Community News.
  3. Who gets to 'belong' in the lesbian community anyway?

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Power, Bet
    Date: Apr. 8, 1990
    Topics: BDSM, Bisexual people, Communities (LGBTQ), Drag community, Gay pride, Lesbians, LGBTQ visibility, Persecution of bisexual people, Sexual minorities, SM movement, Transgender community
    Subject: Academy Awards, Elizabeth Taylor, Gay Community News, Gertrude Stein, Lis Brook, New Alexandria Lesbian Library, Northhampton Lesbian/Gay Pride march, Radclyffe Hall, Sarah Dreher, Shelix, University of Massachusetts, Valley Gay Alliance, Willa Cather
    Description: An editorial concerning the exclusion of sexual and gender minorities from the 1990 Northampton pride march. Originally published on page 5 of volume 17, number 38 of Gay Community News.
  4. Who Did You Say You Are?

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Leshko, Isa, Wilchins, Riki Anne
    Date: 1996
    Topics: Anti-transgender discrimination, Crossdressers, Feminism, Gender confirming surgery, Gender identity, Interviews, Queer transgender people, Sexual orientation, Transgender activism, Transgender community, Transgender people, Transphobia
    Subject: Christian Coalition, Elizabeth Birch, Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), Gay Community News, Gender PAC, Hate Crimes Statistics Act (HCSA), Havelock Ellis, Human Rights Campaign (HRC), Isa Leshko, Judith Butler, Kate Bornstein, Moral Majority, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF), National Organization for Women (NOW), Riki Anne Wilchins, Stop Prison Rape, Transgender Menace, Tyra Hunter
    Description: An interview with Riki Anne Wilchins, discussing gender theory, politics, activism, and identity. Originally published on pages 17 and 29 of volume 22, number 1 of Gay Community News.
  5. WANTED - GAY FRIENDSHIP

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator:
    Date: Jun. 15, 1974
    Topics: Communities (LGBTQ), Gay men, Lesbians, Personals, Sex (Act), Transvestites
    Subject: Gay Community News
    Description: Personals ad seeking community. Originally published on page 15 of volume 1, number 51 of Gay Community News.
  6. TV Watching in P'town

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Damon, Bill
    Date: Nov. 15, 1975
    Topics: Clothing, Communities (LGBTQ), Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Gay culture, Transgender culture, Transvestites
    Subject: Ariadne Kane, Fantasia Fair, Gay Community News
    Description: A short article covering Ariadne Kane's first Fantasia Fair (national transvestite convention), held in Provincetown. Originally published on page 5 of volume 3, number 2 of Gay Community News.
  7. TV - TG - TS

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Hoskinson, Vincent
    Date: Aug. 3, 1974
    Topics: Clothing, Femininity, Gender identity, Letters to the editor, MtFs, Sexual orientation, Transgender people, Transsexual people, Transvestites
    Subject: Ariadne Kane, Gay Community News
    Description: Two letters to the editor concerning an article on trans identity by Ariadne Kane. Originally published on page 5 of volume 2, number 6 of Gay Community News.
  8. Traps and the Transsexual Family

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Ireland, Jade
    Date: Feb. 19, 1983
    Topics: Autobiography, Bisexual people, Book reviews, Families (LGBTQ), FtMs, Internalised homophobia, LGBTQ books, MtFs, Parents (LGBTQ), Transitioning status, Transsexual people
    Subject: Cathy Brown, Chris Johnson, Christine Jorgensen, Gay Community News, Jan Morris, Nancy Hunt, National Enquirer, The Gender Trap, Wendy Nelson
    Description: A book review of an autobiography by two trans individuals in a relationship. Originally published on pages 2 and 4 of volume 10, number 3 of Gay Community News.
  9. transvestite's assailant not charged in shooting

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator:
    Date: Mar. 12, 1983
    Topics: Anti-transgender violence, Criminal law, Criminalisation, Hate crimes, Police, Police brutality, Police harassment, Transgender Black people
    Subject: Deon Miller, Gay Community News, George Christ Jr., Nassau County Grand Jury, Patrick Smith, the Long Island Connection
    Description: A legal bulletin describing the shooting and arrest of two trans people on Long Island. Originally published on page 2 of volume 10, number 33 of Gay Community News. Content Warning: This item c...
  10. Transsexual student expelled

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Yang, Jacob Smith
    Date: Dec. 15, 1991
    Topics: Anti-transgender discrimination, LGBTQ personal and family law, MtFs, Trans women, Transsexual people
    Subject: Gay Community News, Park View Hospital, Query, Tennessee State University, Tracy Quirling
    Description: News bulletin about a trans woman who was "kicked out" of her nursing program. Originally published on page 2 of volume 19, number 22 of Gay Community News.
  11. The Transsexual / Lesbian Misunderstanding

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Margo
    Date: Mar. 15, 1975
    Topics: Anti-transgender discrimination, Genital reconstruction surgery, Genitals, Intersex people, Lesbian culture, Lesbians, MtFs, Trans women, Transsexual people
    Subject: Gay Community News
    Description: The sequel to an editorial about trans lesbianism; in this installment the author addresses the conflict between some cis and trans lesbians. Originally published on pages 8 and 9 of volume 2, numb...
  12. TRANSSEXUAL POLICE OFFICER

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 27, 1979
    Topics: Gender confirming surgery, MtFs, Police, Post-operative, Transsexual people
    Subject: Bonnie Davenport, Gay Community News
    Description: An article on a trans woman who seeks to return to the position she had pre-transition as a police officer in Washington DC. Originally published on page 2 of volume 6, number 26 of Gay Community N...
  13. Transsexual pioneer Jorgenson dies

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: McKnight, Jennie
    Date: Jul. 4, 1989
    Topics: Gender confirming surgery, Transsexual people
    Subject: Christine Jorgenson, Gay Community News, International Foundation for Gender Education (IFGE), Jorgenson Memorial Fund
    Description: This clipping announces Christine Jorgenson's death; she was one of the first people to undergo gender confirmation surgery. Originally published on page 2 of volume 16, number 45 of Gay Community ...
  14. transsexual on trial for wearing drag

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator:
    Date: Apr. 16, 1983
    Topics: Criminal law, Criminalisation, Drag, FtMs, LGBTQ personal and family law, Medical practitioners' statements, Transitioning status, Transvestites
    Subject: Gay Community News, the Long Island Connection
    Description: News bulletin describing a trans woman on trial for crossdressing. Originally published on page 2 of volume 10, number 38 of Gay Community News.
  15. Transsexual fuss

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Ripley, Rebecca
    Date: Jan. 19, 1992
    Topics: Castration, Eunuchs, Letters to the editor, MtFs, Non-Euro-American gender and sexual identities, Transphobia, Transsexual people, Women's music festivals
    Subject: Gay Community News, Michigan Womyn's Music Festival, Nancy Burkholder
    Description: This letter to the editor appears to be commenting on the controversy surrounding Nancy Burkholder's expulsion from the Michigan Womyn's Music Festival for being a trans woman. Related letters are ...
  16. TRANSSEXUAL CAN STAY

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator:
    Date: Feb. 19, 1977
    Topics: Gender confirming surgery, Law, Legal status, Transsexual people
    Subject: Gay Community News, Judge Charles Bobby, Steve Dain
    Description: A legal bulletin about a teacher who was fired after his gender confirming surgery; the court ruled in his favor. Originally published on page 2 of volume 4, number 34 of Gay Community News.
  17. Transsexophobia: Old Arguments Against New People

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Schulter, Margo
    Date: Mar. 30, 1974
    Topics: Anti-transgender discrimination, Discrimination (LGBTQ), Intolerance towards LGBTQ people, Transsexual people, Transsexuality
    Subject: Bill Baird, Eugene Victor Debbs, Gay Community News, Jan Morris
    Description: An assessment and debunking of several reasons why LGB community members do not support transsexuals, using reasons why people have refused to support the LGB movement. Originally published on page...
  18. Transgender study & research center

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator:
    Date: May 10, 1980
    Topics: Advertising, Classified, Gender identity, Health care for LGBTQ people, Mental health care for LGBTQ people, Therapies, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender)
    Subject: Association for Humanistic Psychology, Association for the Advancement of Psychology, Association of Sexologists, Gay Community News
    Description: A classified ad for a counseling services clinic for transgender people. Originally published on page 7 of volume 7, number 41 of Gay Community News.
  19. The Virtual Movement

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Nangeroni, Nancy
    Date: 1997
    Topics: Coming out, FtMs, Gender expression, Gender roles, Internet forums, LGBTQ Internet forums, Police harassment, Transgender community, Transgender culture, Transgender people
    Subject: Brandon Teena, Chanelle Pickett, FTM Conference of the Americas, Gay Community News, James Green, Kate Bornstein, Leslie Feinberg, Nancy Nangeroni, New York Times, Newsweek, Riki Anne Wilchins, Southern Comfort Conference, Texas T Party, Tonye Barreto-Neto, Transgender Tapestry
    Description: An article covering the development of the transgender community, in person and online. originally published on pages 36 through 40 of volume 23, issue 2/3 of Gay Community News.
  20. THE LESBIAN/TRANSSEXUAL MISUNDERSTANDING

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Margo
    Date: Feb. 22, 1975
    Topics: Butches, Femininity, Femmes, Gender identity, Gender roles, Genitals, Lesbian culture, Lesbians, MtFs, Sexual preference, Transsexual people
    Subject: Abraham Lincoln, Betty Friedan, Congress to Unite Women, Dick Cavett Show, Gay Community News, Jan Morris
    Description: An editorial by a transsexual lesbian, addressing the issues and misconceptions about trans lesbian identity. Originally published on pages 6 and 7 of volume 2 number 35 of Gay Community News.
  21. STONEWALL STORIES PART I OF II

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Bronski, Michael, Carlo, Vivian, Robinson, Colin, Poggi, Stephanie, Burns, Randy, Shively, Charley, Stowell, Sterling, Nestle, Joan, Lorde, Audre, Ewing, Tess, Rose, Steven, Abelove, Henry
    Date: Jun. 11, 1989
    Topics: AIDS awareness, Black people (LGBTQ), Communities (LGBTQ), Discrimination (LGBTQ), Drag queens, Gay community, HIV/AIDS, Homophiles, Latinx (LGBTQ), LGBTQ indigenous people, People of colour (LGBTQ), Police harassment, Sex workers (LGBTQ), Stonewall riots, Transvestites
    Subject: Bread and Roses, Daughters of Bilitis, Gay Activists Alliance, Gay Community News, Gay Liberation Front, Gay Women's Liberation, Lesbian History Archives, March on Washington for Lesbian, Gay and Bi Equal Rights and Liberation, Marsha P. Johnson, Mattachine Society, Radicalesbians, Street Transvestites Action Revolutionaries (STAR), Sylvia Rivera, That Certain Summer
    Description: A collection of stories and remembrances from the Stonewall riots and 1969. Writers comment on memory, inclusion, and what the riots mean as a symbol. Originally published on pages 14 through 17 of...
  22. THE WORLD OF THE TRANSVESTITE METAMORPHOSIS

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator:
    Date: Jun. 15, 1974
    Topics: Clothing, Coming out, Electroshock therapy, Gender expression, Gender identity, Transvestites
    Subject: Gay Community News, Transvestia, Virginia Prince
    Description: This article is aimed at a cisgender audience and aims to explain the life and motivations of a transvestite. Originally published on page 11 of volume 1, number 51 of Gay Community News.
  23. The Importance of Outside Communication to the Transgendered Inmate

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Maulsby, V. (Mikki)
    Date: 1996
    Topics: Anti-transgender discrimination, Coming out, Detention of LGBTQ people, Discrimination (LGBTQ), LGBTQ imprisonment, LGBTQ prisoners, Transsexual people
    Subject: Amnesty International, Gay Community News, GCN Prisoner Project, gendertrash, Mike Riegle
    Description: An editorial on why writing to incarcerated trans people can be life-saving. Originally published on page 31 of volume 22, number 2 of Gay Community News.
  24. MWMF: denying womanhood

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Burkholder, Nancy
    Date: Dec. 15, 1991
    Topics: Anti-transgender discrimination, Feminism, Gender confirming surgery, Lesbian culture, Lesbians, Trans women, Women's music festivals, Womyn
    Subject: Gay Community News, Michigan Womyn's Music Festival
    Description: Letter to the editor written by Nancy Jean Burkholder regarding her expulsion from the Michigan Womyn's Music Festival. Originally published on page 4 of Gay Community News volume 19 number 22. Re...
  25. Letter to the Editor

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Ford, Lynn
    Date: 1996
    Topics: Gender confirming surgery, Gender dysphoria, Gender identity, Gender identity disorder, Legal status, Letters to the editor, Medical care, Medicalisation, Personals, Transgender movement, Transgender rights, Transsexual people
    Subject: Basic Rights Oregon, Gay Community News, Gender Shock, Lambda Book Report, Medicaid, OUT Magazine, Phyllis Burke, Riki Anne Wilchins, Shannon Minter
    Description: A letter to the editor in response to comments made about Gender Identity Disorder diagnoses and the book Gender Shock. Originally published on pages 2 and 31 of volume 22, number 3 of Gay Communit...
  26. KATZ TO US: HISTORY LIVES

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Young, Allen, Schreiber, Ron, Katz, Jonathan
    Date: Feb. 5, 1977
    Topics: Archives (LGBTQ), Book reviews, Crossdressing, Discrimination (LGBTQ), Gay men, Interviews, Lesbians, LGBTQ books, Native Americans (LGBTQ), People of colour (LGBTQ), Trans women
    Subject: Antioch, City College, Coming Out! (play), Committee of the Gay Activists Alliance, Communism, Emma Goldman, Gay American History, Gay Community News, Gay Socialist Action Project, Harry Hay, High School of Music and Art, Jim Steakley, Jonathan Katz, Karl Marx, Lucy Ann Lobell, Lucy Terry Prince, Mattachine Society, Murray Hill, Resistance of Christiana, The Early Homosexual Rights Movement, WBAI
    Description: Interview with Jonathan Katz, author of Gay American History, and an inset review of the book. The interview covers Katz's research, thoughts on academia, personal politics, and insights into LGBT ...
  27. How To Tell a Lesbian from a Drag Queen at 40 Paces

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Henry, Nancy
    Date: Jan. 18, 1986
    Topics: Drag queens, Hair removal, Lesbian culture, Lesbians, MtFs, Passing (gender), Trans women, Transitioning status
    Subject: Gay Community News, Marsha P. Johnson
    Description: A humorous article dictating how to identify a drag queen, heavily reliant on stereotypes. Originally published on page 7 of volume 13, number 26 of Gay Community News.
  28. Gay Legal Rights

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator:
    Date: Dec. 1, 1971
    Topics: Anti-discrimination law, Anti-gay discrimination, Discrimination (LGBTQ), Drag, Law, Sodomy laws
    Subject: Alphonso Zirpoli, Florida Supreme Court, Gay Community News, Illinois Gays for Legislative Action, San Francisco Society for Individual Rights, Supreme Court, The Gay Advocates, The University of Michigan
    Description: A collection of legal bulletins on recent important state and federal court cases for LGBT rights. Originally published on page 7 of volume 1, number 24 of Gay Community News.
  29. Michelle Parkerson and Stormé DeLarverié: The Filmmaker Celebrates a Black Woman's Courage

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Gomez, Jewelle, Parkerson, Michelle
    Date: May 24, 1987
    Topics: Black people (LGBTQ), Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Drag kings, Female impersonators, Feminism, Gender expression, Gender identity, Lesbian Black people, Lesbians, LGBTQ films, Male impersonators, Transgender Black people
    Subject: Betty Carter, Gay Community News, Gotta Make this Journey, Hemlines and Hankerchiefs, Jewelle Gomez, Michelle Parkerson, Stormé: The Lady of the Jewel Box, Stormé DeLarverie, Waiting Rooms
    Description: Interview with Michelle Parkerson, director of Stormé: The Lady of the Jewel Box. Originally published on pages 9 and 10 of Gay Community News volume 14, number 43.
  30. Transsexual Birds and Bees

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Margo
    Date: Jul. 5, 1975
    Topics: FtMs, Gender confirming surgery, Gender identity, Genital reconstruction surgery, Health care for LGBTQ people, Hormones, MtFs, Sex education, Transitioning (Transgender), Transsexualism
    Subject: Christine Jorgensen, Erickson Educational Foundation, Gay Community News, Information for the Family of the Transsexual, Legal Aspects of Transsexualism, Religious Aspects of Transsexualism
    Description: An article reviewing some of the informational pamphlets released by the Erickson Educational Foundation on trans healthcare and law. Originally published on page 15 of volume 3, number 2 of Gay Co...
  31. The Sexual Politics of Transsexual Surgery

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Amalthea
    Date: Aug. 21, 1976
    Topics: Feminism, Gender confirming surgery, Genitals, Hair removal, Health care for LGBTQ people, Lesbian community, Lesbians, Medical care, MtFs, Physical health care for LGBTQ people, Transsexual people, Vaginas
    Subject: Aristotle, Gay Community News, Naomi Weisstein, Sigmund Freud, Thomas Aquinas
    Description: An editorial on surgery and medical transition from the perspective of a lesbian transsexual woman. Originally published on pages 8 and 9 of volume 4, issue 8 of Gay Community News.
  32. Sexual Minorities Conference

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator:
    Date: May 3, 1975
    Topics: Birth certificate amendments, Legal name change, LGBTQ personal and family law, MtFs, Transgenderism, Transsexual people, Transvestites
    Subject: Ariadne Kane, Conference on Alternate Sex and Gender Lifestyles, Emerson College, Gay Community News, Gender Identity Service of Boston, Massachusetts Bureau of Vital Statistics, Michael Fleming, Richard Rubino
    Description: An account of the second annual Conference on Alternate Sex and Gender Lifestyles, with photos from the event. Originally published on pages 3 and 9 of volume 2, issue 45 of Gay Community News.
  33. Sexual Identity: a balanced view

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Sitler, J.D.
    Date: Jun. 26, 1976
    Topics: Book reviews, Communities (LGBTQ), Crossdressing, Gender identity, LGBTQ books, Transsexual people, Transvestites
    Subject: Deborah Heller Feinbloom, Gay Community News, Jan Morris, Transvestites and Transsexuals: Mixed Views
    Description: A book review of Deborah Heller Feinbloom's Transvestites and Transsexuals: Mixed Views. Originally published on pages 15 and 21 of volume 3, number 52 of Gay Community News.
  34. Seeking 'equal protection' for transsexuals in prison

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Farmer, Dee
    Date: Sep. 17, 1989
    Topics: Anti-discrimination law, Criminal law, Estrogen, Hormones, Letters to the editor, LGBTQ imprisonment, LGBTQ personal and family law, LGBTQ prisoners, Transsexual people
    Subject: Gay Community News, United States Constitution
    Description: A letter to the editor of GCN concerning transsexual prisoners' rights. Originally published on page 5 of volume 17, number 10 of Gay Community News.
  35. Sausage Boy

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Lewis, Robin Coste
    Date: 1999
    Topics: Erotica, Gender identity, Lesbians, Older lesbians, Pornography, Sex (Act), Women who have sex with women
    Subject: Gay Community News, nothing but the girl
    Description: An erotic short story about an affair between an older lesbian and a transmasculine/questioning person. Originally published on pages 14 through 19 of volume 24, issue 3-4 of Gay Community News.
  36. OUR IMAGE IN ROCK

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Avicolli, Tommi
    Date: Feb. 19, 1977
    Topics: Gay men, Lesbians, LGBTQ musicians, Transsexual people, Transvestites
    Subject: Alice Cooper, Anthony Louis, Bob Dylan, Candy Darling, David Bowie, Donovan, Dory Previn, Gay Community News, Holly Woodlawn, Jackie Curtis, Janis Ian, Jobriath, Judi Pulver, Lou Reed, Mott the Hoople, Neil Young, Olivia Records, Steven Grossman, The Kinks, the Who, Ziggy Stardust
    Description: An overview of gay musicians and music in the rock genre. Originally published on pages 8 and 9 of volume 4, issue 34 of Gay Community News.
  37. only her surgeon knows for sure

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator:
    Date: Mar. 28, 1981
    Topics: Civil rights (LGBTQ), Gender confirming surgery, Legal status, LGBTQ personal and family law, MtFs, Transgender rights, Transsexual people
    Subject: Gay Community News, Los Angeles Daily Journal, Raegan Kelly
    Description: A legal bulletin describing a case in which a trans woman is suing her workplace for discrimination. Originally published on page 2 of volume 8, issue 35 of Gay Community News.
  38. Older than Methuselah

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Hickman, Craig
    Date: 1996
    Topics: Book reviews, Communities (LGBTQ), Feminism, LGBTQ books, Stone butches, Transgender activism, Transgender people
    Subject: Gay Community News, International Bill of Gender Rights (IBGR), International Conference on Transgender Law & Employment Policy (ICTLEP), Jeff Epperly, Joan of Arc, Kate Bornstein, Leslie Feinberg, Lucinda Hitchcock, Quentin Crisp, Stone Butch Blues, Stormé DeLarverie, The Celluloid Closet, Transgender Warriors: A History of Resistance from Joan of Arc to RuPaul, Workers World Party
    Description: A review of Leslie Feinberg's book Transgender Warriors. Originally published on pages 18 and 19 of volume 22, issue 1 of Gay Community News.
  39. Looking for room to grow in Sex Roles and Sexualities

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Cottle, Ed, Grewell, Eve
    Date: May 5, 1984
    Topics: Anti-transgender discrimination, Drag queens, Gay community, Gender expression, Gender identity, Lesbian community, Lesbian identity, Lesbians, Letters to the editor, LGBTQ imprisonment, LGBTQ prisoners, Parents of transgender people, Queer transgender people, Sex (Act), Transvestites
    Subject: Changes, Gay Community News, Solidarity and International Socialists: A Socialist Feminist Network
    Description: Two letters to the editor, both from trans individuals currently in prison. Originally published on pages 14 and 15 of volume 11, number 41 of Gay Community News.
  40. SUPPORT GAY PRISONERS

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: O'Hara, Rick
    Date: 1999
    Topics: Anti-gay discrimination, Anti-gay violence, Gay men, Homophobia, Letters to the editor, LGBTQ imprisonment, LGBTQ prisoners, Transgender people
    Subject: Covenant Station, Gay Community News
    Description: A letter to the editor detailing experiences of assault and mistreatment in prison for a gay man and his transgender partner. Originally published on page 3 of volume 24, issue 3-4 of Gay Community...
  41. An Intimate Circle of Friends

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Moody, Linda
    Date: Oct. 13, 1984
    Topics: Archives (LGBTQ), Crossdressing, Lesbian artists, Lesbians, LGBTQ actors, Sexism, Theatre (LGBTQ)
    Subject: Addie Manning, Anne Whitney, Boston Area Lesbian and Gay History Project, Charles Dickens, Charlotte Cushman, Edwin Booth, Eliza Cook, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Gay Community News, Hamlet, Harriet Hosmer, Janet Kahn, Macbeth, Matilda Hays, Oliver Twist, Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare
    Description: This article details the life and history of Charlotte Cushman and her circle of friends, many of whom were lesbians and engaged in crossdressing. There are several small typos in the article; Cush...
  42. 'Helping Professions' Meet a Sexual Minority

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Rosen, Lyn
    Date: Apr. 9, 1977
    Topics: Crossdressing, Femininity, Gender dysphoria, Gender expression, Gender identity, Transgender people, Transsexuality, Transvestism
    Subject: Ariadne Kane, Brooks House, Deborah Feinbloom, Gay Community News, Gender Identity Service of Boston, The Outreach Foundation, Transvestites and Transsexuals: Mixed Views
    Description: A summary of an event in which counselors, therapists, hotline operators and sex educators met with transvestites, transsexual people, and transgender people. Originally published on page 8 of volu...
  43. GOAL: Psychosexually Functional Heterosexual Parent

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Brown, Dennise
    Date: Nov. 29, 1975
    Topics: Gender identity, Heterosexism, Heterosexuality, Intersex people, Medicalisation, Sex (Body), Sex assigned at birth, Transsexual people, Transvestites
    Subject: Gay Community News, John Money, Patricia Tucker, Sexual Signatures: on Being a Man or a Woman
    Description: A review of the book Sexual Signatures: On Being a Man or a Woman by John Money and Patricia Tucker. Originally published on page 16 of volume 3, number 22 of Gay Community News.
  44. Glen or Glenda? : Not Just a Puppy Dog's Tale

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Bronski, Michael
    Date: Jul. 31, 1982
    Topics: Exploitation films, LGBTQ films, Transsexual people, Transvestites
    Subject: Bela Lugosi, Christine Jorgensen, Ed Wood, Gay Community News, Glen or Glenda?, John Waters, World War II
    Description: A review of Glen or Glenda? (1953), originally published on pages 7 and 8 of volume 10, issue 3 of Gay Community News.
  45. Gender Role/Identity Discord

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Prunty, Brad
    Date: Feb. 17, 1979
    Topics: Disorders of sexual development, Gay men, Gender identity, Medicalisation, Psychology, Research, Transsexuality, Transvestites
    Subject: Bernard Zuger, Gay Community News, John Money, R.J. Stoller, Richard Green, Sexual Identity Conflict in Children and Adults, Tony Russo
    Description: An overview of recent research into why young people grow up to be gay or trans. The article and research do not cast a strong positive or negative light on the subject, although effeminacy in youn...
  46. 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...
  47. 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.
  48. 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...
  49. 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.
  50. 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...