Title: Cocksure

Author: Drew Blood and Kevin Hibshman

Publisher: Lititz, PA: Drew Blood and Kevin Hibshman

Publication Date: 1993

Subject:

  • Queer – Zines
  • Gay men – poetry
  • Queer —  poetry

Note: Poems are about rage, loneliness, gay bars, and celebration of sexual identities:

Right to life,”

“Wall Flower,”

“Chance,”
“Fate,”

“Run,”

“Agony,”

“Hate,” and

“Operation Rescue.”

Timestamp: 1397677860

Title: Cocksure

Author: Drew Blood and Kevin Hibshman

Publisher: Lititz, PA: Drew Blood and Kevin Hibshman

Publication Date: 1993

Subject:

  • Queer – Zines
  • Gay men – poetry
  • Queer —  poetry

Note: Poems are about rage, loneliness, gay bars, and celebration of sexual identities:

Right to life,”

“Wall Flower,”

“Chance,”
“Fate,”

“Run,”

“Agony,”

“Hate,” and

“Operation Rescue.”

Title: beef jerky, boys

Author: Kevin Hibsham and Paul Weinman

Publisher: Lititz, PA: Fearless!

Publication Date: 1992

Subject:

  • Bawdy poetry
  • Gay men – Poetry
  • Queer —  Poetry – Zines

Note: Poems are expression of gay men’ sexual desires:

“Sugar Daddy,”
“all-Day Sucker,”
“Balling,”
“Family Values,”
“Pornography?,”
“Instinct’s Basics,”
“Basic Instinct,”
“Alley Cat,”
“Mousie-Wowsie,”
“Dudes… do me!,”
“all in the Family,”
“Rimbaud’s Red Carpet,”
“High School Days,”
“y’know how some days,”
“you just need a whole football team,”
“to work you good,”
“to feel alive give me five peach-fuzz,”
“pumpers in shrunken jock straps,”
“cream me,”
“Listen to Miss piss,”
“Rimshot,”
“Sister Boom-boom,”
“Thanksgiving Meal,” and
“Jewel.”

Timestamp: 1397677723

Title: beef jerky, boys

Author: Kevin Hibsham and Paul Weinman

Publisher: Lititz, PA: Fearless!

Publication Date: 1992

Subject:

  • Bawdy poetry
  • Gay men – Poetry
  • Queer —  Poetry – Zines

Note: Poems are expression of gay men’ sexual desires:

“Sugar Daddy,”
“all-Day Sucker,”
“Balling,”
“Family Values,”
“Pornography?,”
“Instinct’s Basics,”
“Basic Instinct,”
“Alley Cat,”
“Mousie-Wowsie,”
“Dudes… do me!,”
“all in the Family,”
“Rimbaud’s Red Carpet,”
“High School Days,”
“y’know how some days,”
“you just need a whole football team,”
“to work you good,”
“to feel alive give me five peach-fuzz,”
“pumpers in shrunken jock straps,”
“cream me,”
“Listen to Miss piss,”
“Rimshot,”
“Sister Boom-boom,”
“Thanksgiving Meal,” and
“Jewel.”

Title: Pussycat, Three

Author: Melody Anne Mason

Publisher: Yuma, AR: Melody

Publication Date: 1990s

Subject:

  • Feminism
  • Gender identity and Politics
  • Lesbianism
  • Women and Sex — Zines

Note:

Per Zine back cover, “Riveting, exciting page-turner, irreverent, hilarious, brilliant, delightful!!! Many women, much love, sex, and even more talk about it all. The best revelation of Lesbian lives ever published” (counselor at Langston University).

"The girls of Pussycat are very special, and they want to share their innermost feelings about sex and life with you. Hear the erotic, fun-loving Pussycat models talk about their fantasies, as well as their secret wants and desires" (Pussycats, 1990s).

Issue three contains readers’ letters, commentary on sexual displays, women as homemakers, the queer closet, gynecological exams in dear diary, homophobia and hatred in Christian religions, menstruation, comic strip of The Real World III San Francisco, and media scam.

Timestamp: 1397677161

Title: Pussycat, Three

Author: Melody Anne Mason

Publisher: Yuma, AR: Melody

Publication Date: 1990s

Subject:

  • Feminism
  • Gender identity and Politics
  • Lesbianism
  • Women and Sex — Zines

Note:

Per Zine back cover, “Riveting, exciting page-turner, irreverent, hilarious, brilliant, delightful!!! Many women, much love, sex, and even more talk about it all. The best revelation of Lesbian lives ever published” (counselor at Langston University).

"The girls of Pussycat are very special, and they want to share their innermost feelings about sex and life with you. Hear the erotic, fun-loving Pussycat models talk about their fantasies, as well as their secret wants and desires" (Pussycats, 1990s).

Issue three contains readers’ letters, commentary on sexual displays, women as homemakers, the queer closet, gynecological exams in dear diary, homophobia and hatred in Christian religions, menstruation, comic strip of The Real World III San Francisco, and media scam.

Title: Pavement of Surface #5

Author: Deke Nihilson

Publisher: San Francisco, CA: Pavement of Surface

Publication Date: November 1990 

Subject:

  • Anarchism
  • Queer Zines
  • heterophobic
  • Wauism

Note:

"Wholly Chao: An E-piss-le in Five E-Z Parts,"
” Being Queer is Fun,”
“Heterosexual Questionnaire,”
“Story by Ray Reich,”
“The Mystery of Sin,”
Homocore submissions,
“Resolutions for the 1990s: Boycott Cop Culture,” and
“My Cousin Died of AIDS” comic. 

Timestamp: 1397676579

Title: Pavement of Surface #5

Author: Deke Nihilson

Publisher: San Francisco, CA: Pavement of Surface

Publication Date: November 1990 

Subject:

  • Anarchism
  • Queer Zines
  • heterophobic
  • Wauism

Note:

"Wholly Chao: An E-piss-le in Five E-Z Parts,"
” Being Queer is Fun,”
“Heterosexual Questionnaire,”
“Story by Ray Reich,”
“The Mystery of Sin,”
Homocore submissions,
“Resolutions for the 1990s: Boycott Cop Culture,” and
“My Cousin Died of AIDS” comic. 

Title: The Male Figure, Volume 28

Author: Bruce of Los Angeles

Publisher: Los Alamitos, CA: Bruce of Los Angeles

Publication Date: 1963

Subject:

  • Gay men — Pictorial works – Periodicals
  • Gay erotic photography / Homoerotic photography
  • Photography of men

Note: The following models are photographed indoor and outdoor scenes:
Ray Turk, Jerry Sullivan, Jim Vorus, John Manning, Johnny Long, Jessie Briggs, James Doolittle, Jamie James. Joe Gacsi, and Larry Stroder.

Timestamp: 1397675247

Title: The Male Figure, Volume 28

Author: Bruce of Los Angeles

Publisher: Los Alamitos, CA: Bruce of Los Angeles

Publication Date: 1963

Subject:

  • Gay men — Pictorial works – Periodicals
  • Gay erotic photography / Homoerotic photography
  • Photography of men

Note: The following models are photographed indoor and outdoor scenes:
Ray Turk, Jerry Sullivan, Jim Vorus, John Manning, Johnny Long, Jessie Briggs, James Doolittle, Jamie James. Joe Gacsi, and Larry Stroder.

Title: White Boy, Private Dick Vs. Natio End Arts: XXX Censored

Additional Title: White Boy, Private Dick Vs. Natio[nal] End[owment for the] Arts: XXX Censored

Author: Paul Weinman

Publisher: Albany, NY: Paul Weinman

Publication Date: 1994

Subject:

  • Art — Censorship — Zines
  • Race and Gender Politics
  • Obscenity
  • Poetry

Note: Paul Weinman’s proses reveal homophobic and racism in state censorship of cultural expression:

  • "Pecker Tracks,"
  • "Sperm DNA,"
  • "Undercover Work,"
  • "Puts A Tail On,"
  • "Hidden Video,"
  • "Studies Evidence,"
  • "Fingerprints," and
  • "Finger Culprit.”
Timestamp: 1397674980

Title: White Boy, Private Dick Vs. Natio End Arts: XXX Censored

Additional Title: White Boy, Private Dick Vs. Natio[nal] End[owment for the] Arts: XXX Censored

Author: Paul Weinman

Publisher: Albany, NY: Paul Weinman

Publication Date: 1994

Subject:

  • Art — Censorship — Zines
  • Race and Gender Politics
  • Obscenity
  • Poetry

Note: Paul Weinman’s proses reveal homophobic and racism in state censorship of cultural expression:

  • "Pecker Tracks,"
  • "Sperm DNA,"
  • "Undercover Work,"
  • "Puts A Tail On,"
  • "Hidden Video,"
  • "Studies Evidence,"
  • "Fingerprints," and
  • "Finger Culprit.”

Title: Grecian Guild Pictorial

Author: Grecian Guild

Publisher: Washington D.C.: Grecian Guild

Publication Date: June 1961 

Subject:

  • Bodybuilding
  • Gay Men — Pictorial Works
  • Gay erotic photography / Homoerotic photography
  • Photography of men – Periodicals
  • Physical fitness for men

Note: Issue #30 includes “The Glory of the Greek Olympics,” “The Importance of Proper Diet for Muscular Gains,” “Frank Ryan’s Iron Scraps,” and 31 photographs of scantly clad men.

Timestamp: 1397674775

Title: Grecian Guild Pictorial

Author: Grecian Guild

Publisher: Washington D.C.: Grecian Guild

Publication Date: June 1961 

Subject:

  • Bodybuilding
  • Gay Men — Pictorial Works
  • Gay erotic photography / Homoerotic photography
  • Photography of men – Periodicals
  • Physical fitness for men

Note: Issue #30 includes “The Glory of the Greek Olympics,” “The Importance of Proper Diet for Muscular Gains,” “Frank Ryan’s Iron Scraps,” and 31 photographs of scantly clad men.

Title: Pups, #1

Author: Lainer D. / PO Box 510 Southwick, MA 01077

Publisher: Southwick, MA: Lainer D.

Publication Date: 1995

Subject:

  • Lesbians — Zines

Note:

"Not to be confused with the gay zine ‘Pup,’ this zine is put out by a lesbian, and features her dog Tillie on the cover. Comebacks to stupid things men say; Joan Crawford lines; a trip to Idaho; comics about gays; dating tips for dogs; what’s the big deal with going online?; a list of cool stuff like Keith Haring dominoes; a comparison of a hellish job to being a cow in a slaughterhouse" (Larry-bob, 1995, Queer Zine Explosion #13).

Timestamp: 1397673540

Title: Pups, #1

Author: Lainer D. / PO Box 510 Southwick, MA 01077

Publisher: Southwick, MA: Lainer D.

Publication Date: 1995

Subject:

  • Lesbians — Zines

Note:

"Not to be confused with the gay zine ‘Pup,’ this zine is put out by a lesbian, and features her dog Tillie on the cover. Comebacks to stupid things men say; Joan Crawford lines; a trip to Idaho; comics about gays; dating tips for dogs; what’s the big deal with going online?; a list of cool stuff like Keith Haring dominoes; a comparison of a hellish job to being a cow in a slaughterhouse" (Larry-bob, 1995, Queer Zine Explosion #13).

Title: Brat Attack, #4

Additional Title: The Zine for Leatherdykes and Other Bad Girrrlz

Author: Christine & Fish / Brat Attack, PO Box 40754, San Francisco, CA 94140

Publisher: San Francisco, CA: Brat Attack

Publication Date: 1993 Summer/Fall

Subject:

  • Leatherdykes
  • Lesbians — Zines
  • Queer Punk — Zines
  • Radicalism
  • Sadomasochism
  • Sex

Note:

Brat Attack thus emerged as a mouthpiece for young lesbian punks to express their discontent with S/M community” (Collins, 1999, p. 70).


Brat Attack has inherited a tradition of both academic and grassroots feminist engagement with sexuality, where understandings of the relationships among power, gender, and sexual representation are at the center of disagreements over the sexual victimization and/or empowerment of women” (Collins, 1999, p. 71-72).


“This Zine is about sex and sex is like something that you put away and you lock up” (Fish in Collins, 1999, p. 76).
Brat Attack favors tactics of complexity and contradiction over cohesive visions of a politicized lesbian sadomasochistic sexuality” (Collins, 1999, p. 80).


[Reference: Collins, D. (1999). ‘No experts-guaranteed!’: Do-it-yourself sex radicalism and the production of the lesbian sex Zine Brat Attack. Journal of Women in Culture and Society, 25(11), 65-89.]

 Issue 4 contains the following articles: “How to Be a Top,” “Letters,” “When Good Gossip Becomes History,” “An Extremely Unofficial Timeline of Dyke S&M,”
“Allegra’s Story, Chicago 1980-1981: Leather in the Closet,” “Captivate,”
“Fever for Leather,” “Diggy Diver Dyke on the Go,” “Violence Against S/M “Women Within the Lesbian Community: A Nation-Wide Survey,” “Why I Play With My Cunt,” “Differently Pleasured,” “Working Class SM Dykes Lay Down the Line: Part II,” “Basic Butch 101,” Phone Survey and Bulletin Board, and review of SM 101: A Realistic Introduction and The Sexually Dominant Woman: A Workbook for Nervous Beginners.”

Timestamp: 1397673240

Title: Brat Attack, #4

Additional Title: The Zine for Leatherdykes and Other Bad Girrrlz

Author: Christine & Fish / Brat Attack, PO Box 40754, San Francisco, CA 94140

Publisher: San Francisco, CA: Brat Attack

Publication Date: 1993 Summer/Fall

Subject:

  • Leatherdykes
  • Lesbians — Zines
  • Queer Punk — Zines
  • Radicalism
  • Sadomasochism
  • Sex

Note:

Brat Attack thus emerged as a mouthpiece for young lesbian punks to express their discontent with S/M community” (Collins, 1999, p. 70).


Brat Attack has inherited a tradition of both academic and grassroots feminist engagement with sexuality, where understandings of the relationships among power, gender, and sexual representation are at the center of disagreements over the sexual victimization and/or empowerment of women” (Collins, 1999, p. 71-72).


“This Zine is about sex and sex is like something that you put away and you lock up” (Fish in Collins, 1999, p. 76).
Brat Attack favors tactics of complexity and contradiction over cohesive visions of a politicized lesbian sadomasochistic sexuality” (Collins, 1999, p. 80).


[Reference: Collins, D. (1999). ‘No experts-guaranteed!’: Do-it-yourself sex radicalism and the production of the lesbian sex Zine Brat Attack. Journal of Women in Culture and Society, 25(11), 65-89.]

 Issue 4 contains the following articles: “How to Be a Top,” “Letters,” “When Good Gossip Becomes History,” “An Extremely Unofficial Timeline of Dyke S&M,”
“Allegra’s Story, Chicago 1980-1981: Leather in the Closet,” “Captivate,”
“Fever for Leather,” “Diggy Diver Dyke on the Go,” “Violence Against S/M “Women Within the Lesbian Community: A Nation-Wide Survey,” “Why I Play With My Cunt,” “Differently Pleasured,” “Working Class SM Dykes Lay Down the Line: Part II,” “Basic Butch 101,” Phone Survey and Bulletin Board, and review of SM 101: A Realistic Introduction and The Sexually Dominant Woman: A Workbook for Nervous Beginners.”

Title: Black Lesbians In The 70s And Before

Additional Title: An At Home Tour at the Lesbian Herstory Archives

Author: Smith, Shawn(ta)

Publisher: shawntasmith@gmail.com / LHEF, Inc., 484 14th Street
Brooklyn, New York  11215 / 718-761-DYKE


Publication Date: 2010

Subject:

  • Lesbians
  • Black Lesbians
  • LGBTQ
  • African - American
  • Women
  • Lesbian Herstory Archives
  • 70s

Note: Black Lesbians In The 70s and Before: An At Home Tour of the Lesbian Herstory Archives, is a zine of primary sources news clippings and articles xeroxed into the zine about Black Lesbians in the 70s, and some in the late 60s and early 80s. It is a fabulous mini-tour of what LHA contains in their archives about black lesbians. A must read. It also comes with an audio cd of spoken word readings from the zine, a magnificent reenactment of the event the zine was created for, in 2010.

Timestamp: 1396991515

Title: Black Lesbians In The 70s And Before

Additional Title: An At Home Tour at the Lesbian Herstory Archives

Author: Smith, Shawn(ta)

Publisher: shawntasmith@gmail.com / LHEF, Inc., 484 14th Street
Brooklyn, New York  11215 / 718-761-DYKE


Publication Date: 2010

Subject:

  • Lesbians
  • Black Lesbians
  • LGBTQ
  • African - American
  • Women
  • Lesbian Herstory Archives
  • 70s

Note: Black Lesbians In The 70s and Before: An At Home Tour of the Lesbian Herstory Archives, is a zine of primary sources news clippings and articles xeroxed into the zine about Black Lesbians in the 70s, and some in the late 60s and early 80s. It is a fabulous mini-tour of what LHA contains in their archives about black lesbians. A must read. It also comes with an audio cd of spoken word readings from the zine, a magnificent reenactment of the event the zine was created for, in 2010.

Title: Growing Pains

Additional Title: Society of Janus’ Newsletter

Author: The Society of Janus, Inc.

Publisher: San Francisco, CA: The Society of Janus, Inc

Publication Date: 1985 March

Subject:

·       Society of Janus, the — San Francisco — periodical

·       Bondage (sexual behavior) — San Francisco

·       Sexual dominance and submission

Note:

March 1985 issue includes letters, program meetings, Venus in Furs’ review, role-playing story, “weeinie roasting,” and organization’s announcement.

Timestamp: 1396987366

Title: Growing Pains

Additional Title: Society of Janus’ Newsletter

Author: The Society of Janus, Inc.

Publisher: San Francisco, CA: The Society of Janus, Inc

Publication Date: 1985 March

Subject:

·       Society of Janus, the — San Francisco — periodical

·       Bondage (sexual behavior) — San Francisco

·       Sexual dominance and submission

Note:

March 1985 issue includes letters, program meetings, Venus in Furs’ review, role-playing story, “weeinie roasting,” and organization’s announcement.

Title: The Modern Utopian, Volume 3, Issue 3

Additional Title: Street People

Author: Underground Press Syndicate, Liberation News Service

Publisher: Berkeley, CA: Alternatives! Foundation

Publication Date: 1969 Summer

Subject:

·       Collective settlements — United States

·       Hippies – United States

·       United States – Social conditions

·       Utopias – United States

Note:

“Bible Support of Group Marriage,”
“Nevada Communities, ”
“Psychedelica, ”
“Warning to Grass Growers, ”
“Learning from the Hippies, ”
“Digger Cop, ”
“Community Cookbook, ”
“Dr. Outlandish: Will the Real Marijuana Please Stand, ”
“Dope is a Big Thing, ”
“Librus Psychedelicus, ”
“High Heads, ” and
“A Training Experience with the Modern Utopian.”

Timestamp: 1396986180

Title: The Modern Utopian, Volume 3, Issue 3

Additional Title: Street People

Author: Underground Press Syndicate, Liberation News Service

Publisher: Berkeley, CA: Alternatives! Foundation

Publication Date: 1969 Summer

Subject:

·       Collective settlements — United States

·       Hippies – United States

·       United States – Social conditions

·       Utopias – United States

Note:

“Bible Support of Group Marriage,”
“Nevada Communities, ”
“Psychedelica, ”
“Warning to Grass Growers, ”
“Learning from the Hippies, ”
“Digger Cop, ”
“Community Cookbook, ”
“Dr. Outlandish: Will the Real Marijuana Please Stand, ”
“Dope is a Big Thing, ”
“Librus Psychedelicus, ”
“High Heads, ” and
“A Training Experience with the Modern Utopian.”

Title: Growing Pains

Author: San Francisco: The Society of Janus, Inc.

Publisher: San Francisco: The Society of Janus, Inc.

Publication Date: 1985 February

Subject:

·       Society of Janus, the — San Francisco — periodical

·       Bondage (sexual behavior) — San Francisco

·       Sexual dominance and submission

Note:

"Reflection of the Editor,"
“Program Meetings,”
Announcements,
Point of View,
“My First Weekend With the Mistress,”
“People’s Corner,”
“Annual Beauty Bondage Pageant,”
“Vanessa Vanilla,” and
“Coordinator’s Comments.”

Timestamp: 1396986004

Title: Growing Pains

Author: San Francisco: The Society of Janus, Inc.

Publisher: San Francisco: The Society of Janus, Inc.

Publication Date: 1985 February

Subject:

·       Society of Janus, the — San Francisco — periodical

·       Bondage (sexual behavior) — San Francisco

·       Sexual dominance and submission

Note:

"Reflection of the Editor,"
“Program Meetings,”
Announcements,
Point of View,
“My First Weekend With the Mistress,”
“People’s Corner,”
“Annual Beauty Bondage Pageant,”
“Vanessa Vanilla,” and
“Coordinator’s Comments.”

Title: Growing Pains

Additional Title: Santa, I Said, “Ho! Ho! Ho!”

Author: San Francisco: The Society of Janus, Inc.

Publisher: San Francisco: The Society of Janus, Inc.

Publication Date: 1984 December

Subject:

·       Society of Janus, the — San Francisco — periodical

·       Bondage (sexual behavior) — San Francisco

·       Sexual dominance and submission

Note:

"Reflection of the Editor,"
“Letters,”
“San Francisco AIDS Foundation Volunteer Commitment Form,”
“People’s Corner,”
“Bondage,” and
“Vanessa Vanilla”

Timestamp: 1396985714

Title: Growing Pains

Additional Title: Santa, I Said, “Ho! Ho! Ho!”

Author: San Francisco: The Society of Janus, Inc.

Publisher: San Francisco: The Society of Janus, Inc.

Publication Date: 1984 December

Subject:

·       Society of Janus, the — San Francisco — periodical

·       Bondage (sexual behavior) — San Francisco

·       Sexual dominance and submission

Note:

"Reflection of the Editor,"
“Letters,”
“San Francisco AIDS Foundation Volunteer Commitment Form,”
“People’s Corner,”
“Bondage,” and
“Vanessa Vanilla”

Title: Growing Pains

Additional Title: Catacombs-SF

Author: The Society of Janus, Inc.

Publisher: San Francisco: The Society of Janus, Inc.

Publication Date: 1984 September

Subject:

  • Society of Janus, the — San Francisco — periodical
  • Bondage (sexual behavior) — San Francisco
  • Sexual dominance and submission

Note:

  • "Reflection of the Editor,"
  • "An Open Letter,"
  • "Ask Vanessa Vanilla,"
  • Images from 1983 Bondage Beauty Pageant,
  • "The Momentary Morbid Masochist,"
  • "Please Grow Old With Me, Sir,"
  • "A Slave Girl Writes,"
  • The Society of Janus’ Business Meetings and Officer Reports
Timestamp: 1396985460

Title: Growing Pains

Additional Title: Catacombs-SF

Author: The Society of Janus, Inc.

Publisher: San Francisco: The Society of Janus, Inc.

Publication Date: 1984 September

Subject:

  • Society of Janus, the — San Francisco — periodical
  • Bondage (sexual behavior) — San Francisco
  • Sexual dominance and submission

Note:

  • "Reflection of the Editor,"
  • "An Open Letter,"
  • "Ask Vanessa Vanilla,"
  • Images from 1983 Bondage Beauty Pageant,
  • "The Momentary Morbid Masochist,"
  • "Please Grow Old With Me, Sir,"
  • "A Slave Girl Writes,"
  • The Society of Janus’ Business Meetings and Officer Reports