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Finding aid of the Gay Sunshine records, 1955-2005, bulk 1970-2005

Finding aid prepared by Kyle Morgan, © 2011

Summary Information

Repository
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
Creator
Gay Sunshine Press.
Creator
Leyland Publications.
Creator - Creator
Leyland, Winston, 1940-
Title
Gay Sunshine records
Collection no.
Coll2011.011
Date [bulk]
Bulk, 1970-2005
Date [inclusive]
1955-2005
Extent
57.7 linear feet., 18 record boxes, 52 archive cartons, 9 clamshell photograph binders, 8 flat boxes, 1 map-case drawer
Language
English
Abstract
The records, 1955-2005, comprise the publications, editorial records, audio-visual materials, and administrative and personal records collected, used and/or created by Winston Leyland as the publisher of Gay Sunshine Journal, Gay Sunshine Press, and Leyland Publications, 1970-2005. The records include the works, interviews, and/or correspondence of William Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, John Giorno, Lou Harrison, Christopher Isherwood, Taylor Mead, John Rechy, Ned Rorem, Samuel Steward, Gore Vidal, and Tennessee Williams among others.

Preferred Citation

Box #, folder #, Gay Sunshine records, Coll2011.011, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California

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History

Winston Leyland

Winston Leyland, editor, anthologist and publisher of Gay Sunshine Journal, Gay Sunshine Press and Leyland Publications, was born in 1940 in Lancashire, England. In 1952 his family moved to Rhode Island where Leyland attended high school and two years of college before entering the Milton, Massachusetts, seminary of the Society of Saint Columban. After ordination in 1966 he was assigned, at his request, to study toward a master’s degree in medieval history at the University of California, Los Angeles. After speaking out against the Vietnam War in a Los Angeles parish, he received an order of house arrest. This incident, combined with a growing sense of his gay identity, gave him the impetus to leave the church in 1968.

Beginning in early 1969 Leyland joined the Los Angeles Times where he worked almost two years as a proofreader. Leyland moved to Berkeley in the fall of 1970 and became involved with the newly formed tabloid gay liberation paper  Gay Sunshine Journal.

Gay Sunshine Journal

Gay Sunshine Journal went through three stages during its publication lifetime. During the first period (1970) the paper was published by an independent collective affiliated loosely with the Berkeley Gay Liberation Front (GLF). The title of the paper reflects in part the fact that “sunshine” was a counter-culture slang word for acid (LSD) as well as the general implications of light: the dawn of gay liberation. These early post-Stonewall issues of  Gay Sunshine Journal are filled with much local and national news of demonstrations and other gay liberation activities. The report on the San Francisco gay liberation demonstration of 1970 at the Stud bar, Gary Alinder’s first-person account "My Gay Soul," and Huey Newton's Black Panther manifesto on gay liberation appeared originally in  Gay Sunshine Journal during this early period.

Following the collapse of the Berkeley GLF in early 1971, the original Gay Sunshine collective was dissolved and the paper suspended. Leyland resurrected the paper in spring 1971 in San Francisco. Issues 6 through 15 were distributed nationally during this second stage (1971-1972) with Leyland as sole coordinator.

During this second period the paper espoused a balanced approach as a catalyst in the national gay community, encouraging the building of gay alternative structures and groups, and raising consciousness on pivotal issues. The paper published in-depth material on the oppression suffered by gay prisoners and on other gay liberation topics, as well as soliciting and printing more gay literary material. Several articles by Ralph Schaffer, a Los Angeles gay activist, appeared in the paper, as well as articles on his murder in 1972.

The third stage in the history of Gay Sunshine Journal was the longest (1973-1982) as well as the most fruitful. Issues 16 through 47 (several of them double issues) appeared during this period. The people who had worked marginally in the production of earlier issues moved on to other involvements, leaving Leyland was as a "one-man band" coordinating and putting out the paper. San Francisco's Waller Press printed the journal, and beginning in the mid-1970s, Bill Rock took over most of the typesetting (a function he would also perform for most of Leyland's book publications).

During the initial phase of this period, Gay Sunshine Journal continued to appear in tabloid format but became more in-depth—in number of pages per issue as well as intellectually. The paper didn’t carry any “hard news” but was more of a literary/political quarterly. Leyland began an acclaimed series of in-depth interviews with gay writers and artists—subsequently published in two book volumes as  Gay Sunshine Interviews. Interviews with Christopher Isherwood, John Giorno, John Rechy and Lou Harrison were conducted by Leyland, while others, including those with Jean Genet, William Burroughs, Gore Vidal and Allen Ginsberg, were done by different people and then sent to Leyland either already typed out or on tape ready to be transcribed and edited. During these years Leyland actively took the initiative in seeking out innovative and pioneering material for publication, including historical and literary essays, non-Western gay literature in translation, gay fiction, and gay poetry.

Books

Deciding to publish material in book format, Leyland started Gay Sunshine Press in 1975. In 1977 Gay Sunshine Press was incorporated as a non-profit corporation, with Leyland as coordinator and editor-in-chief. As his work load with book publishing increased through the late seventies, Leyland decided he could no longer maintain the journal, eventually discontinuing the publication in 1982.

In the late 1970s Leyland applied for and received several grants from the National Endowment for the Arts. Among the books funded in part by these grants were the Allen Ginsberg/Peter Orlovsky collection of love poems and letters Straight Hearts' Delight (1980), Jean Genet's  Collected Poems (1981), the Brazilian gay novel  Bom Crioulo, and the anthology of gay poetry   Orgasms of Light (1978). Although these federal grants dried up in the early 1980s, Leyland continued to receive grants for book projects from the California Arts Council in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

Throughout the 1980s Leyland strove to publish innovative volumes on various aspects of the gay reality. Among the volumes of Latin American gay literature, Leyland's favorite was My Deep Dark Pain Is Love (1983), which included fiction (and some non-fiction) by twenty-four writers from five countries: Brazil, Mexico, Chile, Argentina, and Cuba. At this time Leyland also began the popular book anthologies of true homosexual experiences edited by Boyd McDonald. Other pioneering volumes include Geoff Mains'   Urban Aboriginals: A Celebration of Leathersexuality (1984); Ahmad al-Tifashi's anthology of medieval Arabic stories and poems  The Delight of Hearts (1988); and two ground-breaking books on Walt Whitman,  Drum Beats and  Calamus Lovers, edited by Charley Shively.

Gay Sunshine Press—by 1991 the oldest independent gay press in the country—continued to publish gay literary material and other non-fiction within the framework of its non-profit status. In 1984 Leyland started Leyland Publications to publish books of gay erotica, fiction, and other pioneering material which needed legally to be done under a separate imprint.

Post-1991

Since 1991 Winston Leyland has published some of his best reviewed books including Queer Dharma: Voices of Gay Buddhists, volumes 1 and 2;  Out in the Castro;  Out of the Closet into our Hearts; and  Openly Gay, Openly Christian. Keeping true to the international scope of his publications, Winston also has published  Partings at Dawn: An Anthology of Japanese Gay Literature and  Out of the Blue: Russia's Hidden Gay Literature. Winston Leyland's last publication came in 2004 with his 26th volume of  Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, completing his eighteen-year run of the provocative series.

[Pre-1991 material was abridged from Winston Leyland's introduction to Gay Roots: Twenty Years of Gay Sunshine Journal, 1991.]

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Scope and Contents

The records, 1955-2005, comprise the publications, editorial records, audio-visual materials, and administrative and personal records collected, used and/or created by Winston Leyland as the publisher of Gay Sunshine Journal, Gay Sunshine Press, and Leyland Publications, 1970-2005.

The publications series consists of over 160 book titles and their various editions published by Gay Sunshine Press and Leyland Publications, 1975-2004, as well as the 46 issues (38 journals in total as many were double issues) of Gay Sunshine Journal, 1970-1982. Most listings come complete with a detailed index of the individual book or journal's content.

The editorial records series consists of submitted articles, manuscripts, and poetry; interview transcripts; edited copy; correspondence; contracts and license agreements; and other editorial material dating 1955-2005 that were used in the publication and administration of the journals and books of Gay Sunshine Journal, Gay Sunshine Press, and Leyland Publications, 1970-2002. The editorial records include the works and correspondence of Allen Ginsberg, Gore Vidal, Tennessee Williams, John Rechy, Ned Rorem, William Burroughs, Lou Harrison, John Giorno, Samuel Steward, Christopher Isherwood, Taylor Mead and others.

The audio-visual materials series includes audiotapes, photographs, posters, artwork, VHS, DVDs and other similar materials dating 1968-2001 created or collected by Winston Leyland for use in the publications of Gay Sunshine Journal, Gay Sunshine Press, and Leyland Publications, 1970-2001. The audiotapes contain the original interviews of William Burroughs, John Giorno, Lou Harrison, Christopher Isherwood, Taylor Mead, John Rechy, Ned Rorem, Samuel Steward, Tennessee Williams and others.

The administrative and personal records series consists of the book and journal indices; general correspondence; financial records; grant records; printing, distribution, and inventory records; Web site administration records, promotional materials, and other personal and administrative records managed by Winston Leyland for personal use or in operation of Gay Sunshine Journal, Gay Sunshine Press, and Leyland Publications, 1970-2005.

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Arrangement

The records are arranged in the following series:

Series 1. Publications, 1970-2004

Series 2. Editorial records, 1955-2005

Series 3. Audio-visual materials, 1950s-2001, undated

Series 4. Administrative and personal records, 1970-2005

Appendix A: Gay Sunshine Press index, 1975-2000

Appendix B: Leyland Publications index, 1984-1993

Appendix C: Gay Sunshine Journal index, 1970-1982

Appendix D: Leyland Publications index, 1993-2004

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
© 2011
909 West Adams Boulevard
Los Angeles, California, 90007
(213) 821-2771
askone@usc.edu

Access

Please contact ONE archivists for specific information regarding access restrictions.

Publication Rights

Researchers wishing to publish material must obtain permission in writing from ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives as the physical owner of the material. Note that permission to publish does not constitute copyright clearance. ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives can grant copyright clearance only for those materials for which we hold copyright. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain copyright clearance for all other materials from the copyright holder(s).

Acquisition Information

The collection was acquired through the generosity of Jim Hooker. The collection was officially transferred from Winston Leyland to the archives on July 14, 2006.

Processing Information

Processing this collection has been funded by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Collection processed by Kyle Morgan, August 2011.

Boxes 82, 83, 84, and 91 contained open reel audiotapes, audiocasssettes, VHS, CDs, and DVDs that were pulled from the collection and integrated with like materials. The audiovisual material listings remain in the collection along with their respective catalog numbers. Kyle Morgan, 2013.

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Related Materials

Separated Materials

Publications annotated by Winston Leyland, autographed to Winston Leyland, or essential for archival context have been maintained in the collection. The following publications did not fall into these categories and have been separated from the collection, but they may still be accessed in the ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives periodical and book collections.

Separated serial publications

Agape and Action, volumes 1-7 (1970-1971).

All Hands Abandon Ship!, volume 3, issue 4 (September 1972).

Another Voice, issue 29 (November 5, 1989).

B.A.R. Bay Area Reporter, volume 1, numbers 7, 8, 10 (1971); Arts & Entertainment section, volume 32, number 1 (2002).

Bay Times, volume 18, number 7 (1996); volume 22, number 32 (2001); volume 23, number 9 (2002).

Berkeley Tribe, volume 2, number 24, issue 50 (June 19-26, 1970).

Body Politic, numbers 1-7 (1971-1973).

Boulder Gay Record, volume 1, issues 2, 4, 111 (1973-1974).

Bread Box, numbers 1-4 (1971).

Christopher Street, volume 1, number 9 (1977); volume 6, number 3, issue 63 (1982).

Christopher Street - West Newsletter, issue 1.

Chicago Gay Alliance Newsletter, volume 1, number 6 (April 1971).

Chicago Gay Liberation Newsletter, number 7 (August 1970).

Chicago Gay Pride, June 1971.

City of San Francisco, September 16, 1975.

Come out!, volume 1, number 5 (1970); volume 2, issue 8 (1972).

Come out Fighting, numbers 5, 7, 12/13.

Committee for Homosexual Freedom Newsletter, July 31, August 25, October 16 and 29, 1969.

Community, volume 1, numbers 1, 6 (1972-1973).

Cosmep Newsletter [no date or issue given].

Double-F, number 1 (Summer 1972), number 2 (Winter/Spring 1973).

Effeminist, numbers 1-2 (1971).

Fag Rag, issues 1-44 (1971-1987).

Faggot [no date or issue given].

Faggotry, 1972.

Faggots and Faggotry, numbers 1, 2, 3, special issue, and "Ain't It the Truth" supplement (1971-1974).

Faggots and the Revolution [no date or issue given].

Flaming Faggot. "Reconciliation." Winter solstice (2003).

Forum: Homosexualitat und Literatur, issue 38 (2001).

Free Particle: A Journal of Crafts, Sciences and Arts by and for Homosexuals, 1970.

Frontiers (San Francisco), volume 20, issues 18, 22 (2002).

Furies, volume 1, issues 6, 7 (1972).

Gay Activist, volume 1, numbers 1-11 (1971-1972); October, November 1973.

Gay Alternative, number 2 (1973).

Gay Anarchist, number 1.

Gay Bar Newsletter, volume 1, number 2.

Gay Canadian, volume 1, number 1 (September 7, 1972).

Gay Digest, volume 1, issue 1 (June 4, 1971).

Gay Flames, issues 1-6, 10, 11 (1970-1971).

Gay International News, issues 2-4 (1972).

Gay Flames Pamphlet, numbers 1-13.

Gay Journal, volume 1, issue 1 (1970).

Gay Liberation Press, numbers 1-3 (1974).

Gay Men's Health Report, volume 1, number 1 (1971).

Gay Post, numbers 1-9.

Gay Rays [no date or issue given].

Gay Sparks, volume 1, number 1 (1975).

Gay Students Union, volume 2, number 2 (November 27, 1970).

Gayly Oklahoman, volume 21, issue 12 (June 15, 2003).

Gayly Planet, 1974.

HI!, [January?], April-May 1971; numbers 4, 5 (1971-1972).

his. Fall special (1999).

Home Cooking, issues 13-15, 17-19 (1973).

Homex, issue 1 (August 1981).

Honcho, July 1991.

Iconoclast Comes Out, volume 1, number 31 (August).

IIAPTHEP (IIIa!), numbers 3, 5.

Integer, Newsletter of Integrity/Chicago, issue 47 (September 26, 1983).

Interchange, volume 2, issue 1 (Fall 1974).

James White Review: A Gay Men's Literary Quarterly, volume 8, issues 2, 4 (1991); volume 12, issues 1, 2, 3 (1995); volume 13, issues 1, 3, 4 (1996).

Jocks, number 1 (1978).

Killer Dyke, volume 1, numbers 1, 2 (1971); volume 2, number 1 (1972).

Lavendar Starship, May 10, 1972.

Lavendar Vision, volume 1, numbers 1, 2 (1971).

Light of Understanding, volume 5, number 62 (November 1971).

Los Angeles Free Press, gay liberation supplement, section 2. August 14, 1970.

Magnus: A Socialist Journal of Gay Liberation, number 2 (Summer 1977).

Manifest Destiny, numbers 1, 2, 3 (1973).

Mother, volume 1, number 2 (July 1971).

Northwest Faggotry Newsletter, numbers 1, 2 (1975).

Oklahoma Gaily, volume 1, number 4; volume 2, numbers 1, 2; February 24, March 9, 30, 1972.

ONE IGLA Bulletin, number 5 (Summer 1998).

Playguy, volume 7, number 7 (1983).

PFLAGpole, Spring 2001.

Queen's Quarterly, Fall 1969.

Reach, volume 2, number 5 (February 1970).

RFD, issues 1-10, 12-18, 20-65, 67-68, 70, 78-79, 81-82, 84, 88, 92 (1974-1997).

Rough Times, volume 3, number 3 (1972).

S.T.H. Chap-Books: The New York Review of Cocksucking, number 49.

San Francisco Free Press, volume 1, numbers 2-5, 7-9 (1969-1970).

San Francisco Spectrum, volume 5, number 1 (January 15 - February 15, 2002).

Seattle Gay Liberation Front Newsletter, volume 1, number 3 (July 24, 1970).

Second Wave, volume 1, number 3 (1971).

SD Newsletter, issues 11, 13, 14, 17 (1978-1979).

Spectre, issues 1, 2 (March-April and May-June 1971).

Straightqueer, numbers 1, 2 (November-December 1971 and March 1972).

Tangents, volume 3, numbers 2, 3, 4 (November, December, January, 1968/1969).

Upfront, newsletter, number 3 (September 18, 1971).

Vector, volume 5, number 4 (March 1969).

Voice of the Gay Students Coalition, volume 1, number 2 (May 16, 1974); number 3 (April 18, 1975).

White Crane, number 36 (Spring 1998).

XY Magazine, number 29 (February 2001).

Separated comic books

Barnes, David. Malebox Presents The Erotic Adventures of Raheem, number 1 (August 1996).

Belasco. Confessions, book 2;  Enter Lewd, book 3.

Blackburn, John. Coley on the Loose in the Caribbean. 1989.

Coney, Malachy, Paul J. Holden. Holy Cross, issue 3. Fantagraphics Books: Seattle, March 1995.

Gay Comix, numbers 1, 2, 4, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12. Kitchen Sing Enterprises: Princeton, WI, 1980-1988.

Gay Hearthrobs, volume 1, number 1. Fulhorne Productions: San Francisco, 1976.

Hachtman, Tom. Fun City: Gertrude's Follies Comes to Town. 1985.

Hachtman, Tom. Gertrude's Follies. 1980.

Knoig, Ralf. Dicke Dodel 1: Bullenkloten! 1992.

Morris, J.B., Jr. Stroke Comics Presents the Erotic Adventures of Jason. "Deadline:... A Visit with Ace Moorcock." 1984.

Tom of Finland. Kake, issues 7, 10, 15, 26.

Ward, Bill. The Adventures of Drum.

Ward, Bill. Drummer Presents the Erotic Art of Bill Ward.

Separated books

Calva, Jose Rafael. Utopia Gay. Editorial Oasis: Mexico, 1983.

Maugham, Robin. The Black Tent and Other Stories. W.H. Allen: London and New York, 1973.

Tai Guys Tales, special publication of Thai Guys magazine. Matt Productions Company, Ltd., Thailand, 2002.

Young, Allen. Allen Ginsberg Gay Sunshine Interview with Allen Young. Grey Fox Press: Bolinas, 1973, 1974. (signed by Allen Ginsberg)

Separated materials, assorted

"Appeal to the Second International Congress for Sexual Reform for the benefit of an oppressed variety of human being (Copenhagen 1928) by Kurt Hiller." Gay Liberation Series. The Red Butterfly: New York, 1990.

Books Bohemian catalogue #55, August 2003.

Communiversity spring catalog. San Francisco State College: 1972.

"A Compendium of Opinions of Churchmen and Church Organizations." The Council on Religion and the Homosexual: San Francisco, 1967. (pamphlet)

"Gay Liberation." The Red Butterfly: New York, 1970. (pamphlet)

"Gay Oppression: A Radical Analysis." The Red Butterfly: New York, 1970. (pamphlet)

International Guild Guide '69. Guild Press, Ltd., Washington D.C., 1969.

Manor by Karl Heinrich Ulrichs. Translated by Michael Lombardi, copyright 1980, and Paul Nash, copyright 1982, of ISHR. Urania Manuscripts.

National Queer Arts Festival, Fifth Anniversary, June-July 2002.

Pinney, Morgan. Gay Liberation: A Movement without a Model. (unpublished report)

"Public Referral Directory." PFLAG. Washington D.C., Fall 1999. (pamphlet)

Thorp., Charles P. "What it's like to be a teenage homosexual." The Prosperos: 1969. (pamphlet)

Tom of Finland calendar, 1984.

Miscellaneous mass mailings from gay organizations or on gay topics have been integrated into the ONE Archives subject files.

Deaccessioned Materials

Except for signed copies of books, a maximum of two copies of any item have been retained. Returned envelops from Gay Sunshine mass mailings, mass mailings received by Gay Sunshine Press (non-gay), and personal financial records of Winston Leyland (bank statements, voided checks, etc.) have been removed from the collection.

The following documents contained limited contextual value to the collection and have been removed.

California Arts Council: organizational support program for mid-size and large organizations. Blank application. 1989.

California Arts Council: organizational grants program artistic and administrative development. Blank application. 1987-1988.

CIP Publishers Manual. Library of Congress, Cataloging in Publication Division, Washington D.C., 1994.

Library of Congress informational pamphlets and blank forms.

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Controlled Access Headings

Genre(s)

  • Gay erotic literature
  • Gays' writings
  • Poetry

Subject(s)

  • Gay press publications

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Collection Inventory

Series 1:  Series 1. Publications 1970-2004   16.5 linear feet.

Scope and Contents note

The records comprise the publications of Gay Sunshine Journal, Gay Sunshine Press, and Leyland Publications, 1970-2004. Indices of the publications are located in the appendices at the end of the finding aid. The code before each listed title can be used to reference the appropriate index. For example, A23 refers to appendix A, listing number 23. If no code is listed, no additional description exists in the indices.

Arrangement note

The publications have been arranged in the following subseries:

Subseries 1.1. Gay Sunshine Journal, 1970-1982

Subseries 1.2. Gay Sunshine Press, 1975-2000

Subseries 1.3. Leyland Publications, 1984-1993

Subseries 1.4. Leyland Publications, 1993-2004

Processing Information

Two copies of each journal were retained. One copy of each book was retained except in the following two conditions: (1) If multiple signed copies were found, a maximum of three per edition were retained; or (2) if multiple limited edition copies were found, a maximum of two per edition were retained.

 Subseries 1.1. Gay Sunshine Journal, issues 1-46 1970-1982 

Scope and Contents

The records consist of the 46 issues (8 of them double issues) of Gay Sunshine Journal, 1970-1982, and the one issue of  People's Gay Sunshine, 1971. Issue 47 was printed as a book and can be found in the Gay Sunshine Press publications section. Please see Appendix C for descriptions created by Winston Leyland regarding the content of each the journal issues.

[The following description is an edited version of the journal index introduction written by Winston Leyland located in box 60, folder 10.]

The journal was a tabloid-style newspaper measuring 11 1/2 x 17 1/2 inches and folded once in order that its title was visible for display purposes. Issues 1 and 2 had illustrations occupying the entire of the unfolded front page, half of which would comprise what might be called the ‘display front page’; subsequent issues were re-designed so that when folded, half the back page became the ‘display front page’.

The first ten issues, August-September l970 to January 1972, show a marked political slant and include reportage of police harassment of homosexuals, gay activity in the anti-Vietnam War and anti-Draft movements, news of local and important national and international events, letters from prisoners, and similar manifestations of the growth of gay militancy. Later issues become progressively more ‘literary’ in tone, with poetry, stories, reviews and interviews with leading gay writers gradually taking the place of the earlier, political material.

In the fall of 1971, a breakaway group of the Gay Sunshine Collective published a newspaper designed to be a rival to the Gay Sunshine Journal. In tone, it returned to the radical traditions of the earliest issues of the official paper, the abandonment of which may have caused the schism in the Collective.

Box

 Issues 1-46 1970-1982   [2 sets]

88, 89

 Subseries 1.2. Gay Sunshine Press 1975-2000 

Scope and Contents note

This section comprises books published by Gay Sunshine Press and indexed by Winston Leyland, 1975-2000. Please see Appendix A to access the index. Note that for improved reference, each listing is coded with its index code, i.e. A1, A2, A3, etc.

Arrangement note

The books are arranged chronologically by year of publication.

Box Folder

 Index, covering years 1975-2000 

1 1

 A1. Angels of the Lyre: A Gay Poetry Anthology, Winston Leyland editor 1975-1978   [5 folders]

1 2-6

 A2. In Praise of Boys: Moorish Poems from Al-Andalus, Erskine Lane translator 1975   [2 folders: no copy of A2a edition]

1 7-8

 A3. The Night Sun by Aaron Shurin 1976   [2 folders]

1 9-10

 A4. Waking by Ed Cox 1977   [2 folders: no copy of A4a edition]

1 11-12

 A5. Carnivorous Saint: Gay Poems 1941-1976 by Harold Norse 1977   [6 folders]

1 13-18

 A6. Orgasms of Light: The Gay Sunshine Anthology, Winston Leyland editor 1977   [3 folders: no copy of A6b edition]

1 19-21

 A7. Men Loving Men: A Gay Sex Guide and Consciousness Book, by Mitch Walker 1977   [6 folders: no copy of a7b edition]

1 22-27

 A7. Men Loving Men: A Gay Sex Guide and Consciousness Book, by Mitch Walker 1985-1997   [3 folders]

2 1-3

 A8. Game Texts: A Guatemalan Journal by Erskine Lane 1978   [3 folders]

2 4-6

 A9. Gay Sunshine Interviews, volume 1, Winston Leyland editor 1978-1984   [6 folders: no copies of A9, A9b, or A9d editions]

2 7-12

 A10. Chicken by Dennis Kelly 1979-1981   [5 folders]

2 13-17

 A11. A Lover's Cock and other Gay Poems by Arthur Rimbaud and Paul Verlaine, J. Murat and W. Gunn translators 1979-1980   [3 folders]

2 18-20

 A12. Now the Volcano: An Anthology of Latin American Gay Literature; Winston Leyland editor; Erskine Lane, Franklin D. Blanton and Simon Karlinsky translators 1979   [2 folders]

2 21-22

 A13. Buddha's Kisses and other Poems by Richard Ronan 1980   [3 folders]

2 23-25

 A13. Buddha's Kisses and other Poems by Richard Ronan 1980 

3 1

 A14. Straight Hearts' Delight: Love Poems and Selected Letters by Allen Ginsberg and Peter Orlovsky, Winston Leyland editor 1980   [5 folders]

3 2-6

 A15. Look Back in Joy: Celebration of Gay Lovers by Malcolm Boyd 1981   [4 folders]

3 7-10

 A16. Treasures of the Night: The Collected Poems of Jean Genet, Steven Finch translator 1981   [4 folders]

3 11-14

 A17. Size Queen and other Poems by Dennis Kelly 1981   [3 folders]

3 15-17

 A18. Dinner for Two: The Gay Sunshine Cookbook by Rick Leed 1981 

3 18

 A19. Meat: True Homosexual Experiences from S.T.H. Writers, volume 1, Boyd McDonald editor 1981-1994   [4 folders]

3 19-22

 A20. A Thirsty Evil: Seven Short Stories by Gore Vidal 1981   [5 folders]

4 1-5

 A21. Adonis Garcia: A Picaresque Novel by Luis Zapata, E.A. Lacey translator 1981   [3 folders]

4 6-8

 A22. Bom-Crioulo: The Black Man and the Cabin Boy by Adolfo Caminha, E.A. Lacey translator 1982   [3 folders]

4 9-11

 A23. Cute and other poems by Jim Everhard 1982   [2 folders]

4 12-13

 A24. Flesh: True Homosexual Experiences from S.T.H. Writers, volume 2, Boyd McDonald editor 1982-1997   [3 folders]

4 14-16

 A25. Gay Sunshine Interviews, volume II, Winston Leyland editor 1982   [4 folders]

4 17-20

 Sexualidade and Ciracao Literaria. Winston Leyland (organização de), Raul de Sa Barbosa (tradução de). Civilizacao Brasileira: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1980. 

Scope and Contents note

See the A25. Gay Sunshine Interviews, volume II listing in Appendix A for further details.

15 6

 A26. Gay Fiction Anthology/Gay Sunshine Journal #47, Winston Leyland editor 1982   [2 folders]

4 21-22

 A27. The Boy from Beirut and other Stories by Robin Maugham, Peter Burton editor 1982   [3 folders]

5 1-3

 A28. The Disrobing: Sex and Satire by Royal Murdoch, Winston Leyland editor 1982   [3 folders]

5 4-6

 A29. Sex: True Homosexual Experiences from S.T.H. Writers, volume 3, Boyd McDonald editor 1982-1997   [4 folders]

5 7-10

 A30. Physique, Bob Mizer photography, Winston Leyland editor 1982 

5 11

 A31. Unzipped: A Novella and Six Short Stories by John Coriolan 1983   [3 folders]

5 12-14

 A32. Cum: True Homosexual Experiences from S.T.H. Writers, volume 4, Boyd McDonald editor 1983 

5 15

 A33. The Boy Harlequin and other stories by Girard Kent 1983-1985   [4 folders]

5 16-19

 A34. Enemy by Robin Maugham 1983   [2 folders]

5 20-21

 A35. My Deep Dark Pain is Love: A Collection of Latin American Gay Fiction, Winston Leyland editor, E.A. Lacy translator 1983 

5 22

 A35. My Deep Dark Pain is Love: A Collection of Latin American Gay Fiction, Winston Leyland editor, E.A. Lacy translator 1983   [2 folders]

6 1-2

 A36. Black Men/White Men: A Gay Anthology, Michael J. Smith editor 1983-1999   [4 folders]

6 3-6

 A37. Sex Behind Bars: A Novella, Short Stories, and True Acounts, by Robert N. Boyd 1984   [4 folders]

6 7-10

 A38. Teleny, a novel attributed to Oscar Wilde, Winston Leyland editor 1984   [3 folders]

6 11-13

 A39. A Sand Fortress by John Coriolan 1984   [3 folders: no copy of A39a edition]

6 14-16

 A40. The Smile of Eros by John Coriolan 1984   [2 folders: no copy of A40a edition]

6 17-18

 A41. Corporal in Charge of Taking Care of Captain O'Malley and other Stories by Jack Fritscher 1984   [2 folders]

6 19-20

 A42. Leather Blues: The Adventures of Denny Sargent by Jack Fritscher 1984   [2 folders]

7 1-2

 A43. Pretty Boy Dead by Joseph Hansen 1984   [2 folders]

7 3-4

 A44. Urban Aboriginals: A Celebration of Leathersexuality by Geoff Mains 1984-1991   [4 folders]

7 5-8

 A45. Juice: True Homosexual Experiences from S.T.H. Writers, volume 5, Boyd McDonald editor 1984   [2 folders]

7 9-10

 A46. Facing It: A Novel of AIDS by Paul Reed 1984   [2 folders: no copy of A46a edition]

7 11-12

 A47. Hadrian by Joel Schmidt 1984   [2 folders]

7 13-14

 A48. My Brother, My Lover by Tim Barrus 1985   [2 folders]

7 15-16

 A49. Dream Stud and other Stories by John Coriolan 1985   [2 folders]

7 17-18

 A50. Bayou Boy and other Stories by Lars Eighner 1985   [2 folders]

7 19-20

 A51. Mansex and other Stories by Max Exander 1985 

7 21

 A52. Behold a Pale Horse: A Novel of Homosexuals in the Nazi Holocaust by Lannon D. Reed 1985   [2 folders]

7 22-23

 A53. Naked to the Night by K.B. Raul 1986   [2 folders]

7 24-25

 A54. Calamus Lovers: Walt Whitman's Working-Class Camerados, Charley Shively editor 1987   [4 folders]

8 1-4

 A55. The Young Sailor and other Poems by Luis Cernuda, Rick Lipinski translator 1987   [4 folders]

8 5-8

 A56. Cruising the South Seas by Charles Warren Stoddard, Winston Leyland editor 1987   [2 folders]

8 9-10

 A57. For the Pleasure of his Company: An Affair of the Misty City by Charles Warren Stoddard 1987   [3 folders]

8 11-13

 A58. The Delight of Hearts by Ahmad al-Tifashi, Winston Leyland editor, Edward A. Lacey translator 1988   [3 folders]

8 14-16

 A59. Drum Beats: Walt Whitman's Civil War Boy Lovers, Charley Shively editor 1989   [2 folders]

8 17-18

 A60. Crystal Boys by Pai Hsien-Yung, Howard Goldblatt translator 1990 

8 19

 A60. Crystal Boys by Pai Hsien-Yung, Howard Goldblatt translator 1990-1995   [3 folders]

9 1-3

 A61. Gay Roots: Twenty Years of Gay Sunshine: An Anthology of Gay History, Sex, Politics, and Culture, Winston Leyland editor 1991   [3 folders]

9 4-6

 A62. Gay Roots: An Anthology of Gay History, Sex, Politics, and Culture, volume 2, Winston Leyland editor 1993   [3 folders]

9 7-9

 A63. Partings at Dawn: An Anthology of Japanese Gay Literature Steven D. Miller editor 1996 

9 10

 A63. Partings at Dawn: An Anthology of Japanese Gay Literature Steven D. Miller editor 1996 

10 1

 A64. Out of the Blue: Russia's Hidden Gay Literature: An Anthology, Kevin Moss editor 1997   [2 folders]

10 2-3

 A65. Queer Dharma: Voices of Gay Buddhists, volume 1, Winston Leyland editor 1998-2000   [3 folders]

10 4-6

 A66. Queer Dharma: Voices of Gay Buddhists, volume 2, Winston Leyland editor 2000   [2 folders]

10 7-8

 Subseries 1.3. Leyland Publications 1984-1993 

Scope and Contents note

This section comprises books published by Leyland Publications and indexed by Winston Leyland, 1984-1993, although some early erotic publications published under Gay Sunshine Press are included as they have been in the index. Please see Appendix B to access the index. Note that for improved reference, each listing is coded with its index code, i.e. B1, B2, B3, etc.

Arrangement note

The books are arranged chronologically by year of publication.

Box Folder

 Index, covering years 1984-1993 

10 9

 B1. Hot Acts: Homosexual Encounters from First Hand, Winston Leyland editor 1984   [2 folders]

10 10-11

 B2. The Great American Gay Porno Novel by Mike Shearer 1984   [2 folders]

10 12-13

 B3. Lust: True Gay Encounters, Winston Leyland editor 1985-1994   [3 folders]

10 14-16

 B4. Orgasms: Homosexual Encounters from First Hand, volume 2, Winston Leyland editor 1985   [2 folders]

11 1-2

 B5. Trash: True Revelations and Strange Happenings from 18 Wheeler, volume 1, John Dagion editor 1985   [2 folders]

11 3-4

 B6. Wads: True Homosexual Experiences from S.T.H. Writers, volume 6, Boyd McDonald editor 1985-2000   [3 folders]

11 5-7

 B7. Surfer Sex: Gay Encounters from Australia by Rusty Winter 1985-2000   [3 folders]

11 8-10

 B8. Cream: True Homosexual Experiences from S.T.H. Writers, volume 7, Boyd McDonald editor 1986-1995   [3 folders]

11 11-13

 B9. Cut/Uncut: True Gay Experiences of Foreskin and Circumcision, volume 1, Winston Leyland editor 1986   [2 folders]

11 14-15

 B10. Gay Video: A Guide to Erotica by John W. Rowberry 1986 

11 16

 B11. Hard: True Gay Encounters, volume 2, Winston Leyland editor 1986   [2 folders]

11 17-18

 B12. Hot Studs: Homosexual Encounters from First Hand, volume 3, Winston Leyland editor 1986   [2 folders]

11 19-20

 B13. Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, Winston Leyland editor 1986-1989   [3 folders]

11 21-23

 B14. Trucker: True Revelations and Strange Happenings from 18 Wheeler, volume 2, John Dagion editor 1986   [2 folders]

11 24-25

 B15. Stand by your Man and other One-Handed Two-Fisted Stories by Jack Fritscher 1987 

11 26

 B16. In the Heat of Passion: How to Have Hotter, Safer Sex by Richard Locke 1987 

12 1

 B17. Manplay: True Gay Encounters, volume 3, Winston Leyland editor 1987 

12 2

 B18. More Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, volume 2, Winston Leyland editor 1987   [2 folders]

12 3-4

 B19. Sexstop: True Revelations and Strange Happenings from 18 Wheeler, volume 3, John Dagion editor 1987 

12 5

 B20. Singlehanded: Homosexual Encounters from First Hand, volume 4, Winston Leyland editor 1987 

12 6

 B21. Aussie Boys and other True Homosexual Experiences by Rusty Winter 1987-1995   [2 folders]

12 7-8

 B22. And Still More Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, volume 3, Winston Leyland editor 1988-1990   [2 folders]

12 9-10

 B23. Aussie Hot: More Homosexual Experiences from Down Under by Rusty Winter 1988   [2 folders]

12 11-12

 B24. Headstops: True Revelations and Strange Happenings from 18 Wheeler, volume 4, John Dagion editor 1988 

12 13

 B25. Meatmen Continues... An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, volume 4, Winston Leyland editor 1988 

12 14

 B26. Oh Boy! by Brad Parker 1988 

12 15

 B27. When I Was 18 and other Homosexual Encounters from First Hand, volume 5, Winston Leyland editor 1988 

12 16

 B28. Young Numbers and other True Gay Encounters, volume 4, Winston Leyland editor 1988 

12 17

 B29. Humongous and other True Gay Encounters, volume 5, Winston Leyland editor 1989   [2 folders: find B29 edition at box 15, folder 7]

12 18-19

 B30. 10 1/2 Inches and other True Gay Encounters, volume 6, Winston Leyland editor 1989 

12 20

 B31. Boys! Boys! Boys!: True Gay Encounters, volume 7, Winston Leyland editor 1989 

12 21

 B32. Hot Tricks: True Revelations and Strange Happenings from 18 Wheeler, volume 5, John Dagion editor 1989 

12 22

 B33. Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, volume 5, Winston Leyland editor 1989 

12 23

 B34. Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, volume 6, Winston Leyland editor 1989 

12 24

 B35. Movie Star Confidential / The Super Adventures of Harry Chess by Mike and A. Jay 1989 

12 25

 B36. Under the Covers / Between the Sheets by Kurt Erichsen and Bruce Billings 1989 

12 26

 B37. Studflesh: True Gay Encounters, volume 8, Winston Leyland editor 1989 

12 27

 B38. Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, volume 7, Winston Leyland editor 1990 

12 28

 B39. Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, volume 8, Winston Leyland editor 1990 

12 29

 B40. Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, volume 9, Winston Leyland editor 1990 

12 30

 B41. Boys Will Be Boys: True Gay Encounters, volume 9, Winston Leyland editor 1990 

12 31

 B42. Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, volume 10, Winston Leyland editor 1991 

12 32

 B43. Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, volume 11, Winston Leyland editor 1991 

13 1

 B44. Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, volume 12, Winston Leyland editor 1991 

13 2

 B45. Enlisted Meat and other True Military Homosexual Stories, volume 1, Winston Leyland editor 1991 

13 3

 B46. Leathermen Speak Out: An Anthology on Leathersex, Jack Ricardo editor 1991 

13 4

 B47. Eighteen and Over: True Gay Encounters, volume 10, Winston Leyland editor 1991 

13 5

 B48. Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, volume 13, Winston Leyland editor 1992 

13 6

 B49. Sir! More Sir!: The Joy of S&M by Master Jackson 1992 

13 7

 B50. Warriors and Lovers: True Homosexual Military Stories, volume 2, Winston Leyland editor 1992 

13 8

 B51. Meat Rack: True Revelations and Strange Happenings, volume 6, John Dagion editor 1992   [find edition at box 15, folder 8]

13 9

 B52. Boys Behind Bars: True Homosexual Accounts of Prison Sex, Robert N. Boyd editor 1992 

13 10

 B53. Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, volume 14, Winston Leyland editor 1993 

13 11

 B54. Leathermen Speak Out: An Anthology on Leathersex, volume 2, Jack Ricardo editor 1993 

13 12

 Subseries 1.4. Leyland Publications 1993-2004 

Scope and Contents note

This section comprises books published by Leyland Publications, but not indexed by Winston Leyland, 1993-2004. Those titles with index designations (i.e. D1, D2, etc.) will have further descriptions provided in Appendix D.

Arrangement note

The books are arranged chronologically by year of publication.

Box Folder

 D1. Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, volume 15, Winston Leyland editor 1993 

13 13

 Military Sex: True Homosexual Stories, volume 3, Winston Leyland editor 1993 

13 14

 Milkin' the Bulls and other Hot Hazing Stories by John Barton 1993 

13 15

 The Boys of Vaseline Alley: True Homosexual Experiences by Robert N. Boyd 1994 

15 4

 D2. High Camp: A Gay Guide to Cult Films, volume 1, by Paul Roen 1994   [2 folders]

13 16-17

 Marine Biology: True Homosexual Military Stories, volume 4, Winston Leyland editor 1994 

13 18

 D3. Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, volume 16, Winston Leyland editor 1994 

13 19

 D4. Rock on the Wild Side: Gay Male Images in Popular Music of the Rock Era by Wayne Studer 1994 

13 20

 Basic Training: True Homosexual Military Stories, volume 5, Winston Leyland editor 1995 

13 21

 D5. Ghost Kisses: Gothic Gay Romance Stories by Gregory L. Norris 1995 

13 22

 D6. The Kiss of the Whip: Explorations in SM by Jim Prezwalski. 1995   [2 folders]

13 23-24

 D7. Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, volume 17, Winston Leyland editor 1995 

13 25

 D8. Muscle Sex: A Collection of Erotic Stories by Greg Nero 1995 

13 26

 D9. Rough Trade: True Revelations and Strange Happenings, volume 6, John Dagion editor 1996 

13 27

 D10. Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, volume 18, Winston Leyland editor 1996 

13 28

 Apprenticed to Pleasure: An Erotic Sci-Fi Novel by Brandon Fox 1997 

14 1

 D11. High Camp: A Gay Guide to Camp and Cult Films, volume 2, by Paul Roen 1997 

14 2

 D12. Horsemen: Leathersex Short Fiction, Joesph Bean editor 1997 

14 3

 The Legionnaire: An Erotic Novel by Tom Kvaale 1997 

14 4

 D13. Cock Tales by Bob Vickery 1997 

15 5

 D14. Macho Marines: True Homosexual Military Stories, volume 6, Winston Leyland editor 1997 

14 5

 D15. Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, volume 19, Winston Leyland editor 1997 

14 6

 D16. Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, volume 20, Winston Leyland editor 1997 

14 7

 D17. Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, volume 21, Winston Leyland editor 1997 

14 8

 D18. The Milk Farm: An Erotic Novel by Luc Milne 1997 

14 9

 Turkish Meat: An Erotic Novel by Tom Kvaale 1997 

14 10

 D19. Cocksuck Academy: An Erotic Novel by Luc Milne 1998 

14 11

 D20. Conjuring the Flesh: An Erotic Sci-Fi Novel by Brandon Fox 1998 

14 12

 D21. My Dear Boy: Gay Love Letters through the Centuries, Rictor Norton editor 1998   [2 folders]

14 13-14

 Daddy's Boys: Erotic Short Stories by Kenneth Harrison 1998 

14 15

 D22. Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, volume 22, Winston Leyland editor 2002   [2 folders]

14 16-17

 D23. Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, volume 23, Winston Leyland editor 1999 

14 18

 Openly Gay, Openly Christian: How the Bible Really is Gay Friendly by Rev. Samuel Kader 1999 

14 19

 D24. Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, volume 24, Winston Leyland editor 2000 

14 20

 D25. Sex Rites: An Erotic Sci-Fi Novel by Brandon Fox 2000 

14 21

 D26. Blood, Snow, and Classic Cars: Mystery Stories by Joseph Hansen 2001 

14 22

 D27. Out of the Closet into our Hearts: Celebrating our Gay/Lesbian Family Members, Laura Siegal and Nancy Lamkin Olson editors 2001 

14 23

 D28. The S/M Ranch: An Erotic Novel by Luc Milne 2001 

14 24

 Young Hung and Ready for Action: Erotic Short Stories by Kenneth Harrison 2001 

14 25

 D29. Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, volume 25, Winston Leyland editor 2002 

14 26

 D30. Out in the Castro: Desire, Promise, Activism, Winston Leyland editor, paperback 2002 

14 27

 D30. Out in the Castro: Desire, Promise, Activism, Winston Leyland editor, hardcover 2002 

15 1

 D31. Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, volume 26, Winston Leyland editor 2004 

15 2

 The Stallion Rides and other Erotic Horse-Mansex Stories, [no editor listed] 2004 

15 3

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Series 2:  Series 2. Editorial records 1955-2005   27.5 linear feet.

Scope and Contents note

The series comprises Winston Leyland's editorial records as publisher of Gay Sunshine Journal, Gay Sunshine Press, and Leyland Publications, 1970-2005. The records include submitted articles, manuscripts, and poetry; interview transcripts; edited copy; correspondence; contracts and license agreements; royalty statements; images; artwork; mock-ups; promotional material; and other reference material used in the publication of the books and journals. The records include the works and correspondence of Allen Ginsberg, Gore Vidal, Tennessee Williams, John Rechy, Ned Rorem, Williams Burroughs, Lou Harrison, John Giorno, Samuel Steward, Christopher Isherwood, Taylor Mead and others. Please refer to the detailed indices of the publications series for indications where such materials may best be sought.

Note that materials used in Gay Sunshine Journal were often repurposed for book publications and may be found under those titles. Also note that most images will be found under the audio-visual materials series.

Arrangement note

The records are arranged in the following subseries:

Subseries 2.1. Gay Sunshine Journal, 1966-1981

Subseries 2.2. Books, individual publications, 1955-2005

Subseries 2.3. Books, serial publications, 1977-1999

Subseries 2.4. Comic books and drawings, 1973-2002

Subseries 2.5. Unpublished and unattributed material, assorted mock-ups, and cover design records, 1976-2004, undated

 Subseries 2.1. Gay Sunshine Journal 1966-1981 

Scope and Contents note

The subseries comprises the editorial records, 1966-1981, of Gay Sunshine Journal published from 1970-1982. Folders listed by journal issue include articles, poetry, manuscripts, interview transcripts, advertisements, classifieds, images, graphics, sales receipts, correspondence, clippings, promotional materials, flyers, and other news worthy materials used in the production of that issue. Folders listed as source material refer to clippings, promotional materials, flyers, and other news worthy items collected for use in the journal, but not identified with a particular issue. Folders listed as reviewed material refer to source material reviewed by the editor or publisher, but not identified with a particular issue. Folders listed as poetry, interviews, artwork, and/or articles comprise particular content collected for use in the journal, but again not identified with a particular issue.

Arrangement note

The records are arranged in chronological order by date of publication. If the publication date is unknown, the most recent of the folder's dated material was used as in lieu of the publication date.

Box Folder

 Journal index, covering years 1970-1982 

16 1

 Issues 1-5 1967-1970   [2 folders]

16 2-3

 Source material 1969-1970   [4 folders]

16 4-7

 Issue 7 1971   [2 folders]

16 8-9

 Issues 8-10 1971   [4 folders]

17 1-4

 Poetry 1966-1971 

17 5

 Reviewed material 1969-1971 

17 6

 Source material 1970-1971, undated   [4 folders]

Scope and Contents note

Includes Alpine County, erotic, and religious topics.

17 7-10

 Source material, clippings 1971 

18 1

 Issues 11-13 1971-1972, undated   [7 folders]

18 2-8

 Issues 14-16 1972   [8 folders]

Scope and Contents note

Folder 4 contains a Jim Eggeling poetry folio.

19 1-8

 Source material, poetry, articles and artwork 1971-1972   [4 folders]

Scope and Contents note

Folder 1 contains a manuscript transcribed from toilet paper from the 1971-1972 calendar year written by various people in a bathroom in the Sterling Library at Yale University.

20 1-4

 Issues 17-19 1971-1973   [5 folders]

Scope and Contents note

Folder 5 contains a John Giorno letter; folder 7 a Gerard Malanga letter.

20 5-9

 Issue 20 1973 

21 1

 Source material 1973   [2 folders]

Scope and Contents note

Folder 2 contains a Martin Duberman letter.

21 2-3

 Poetry, articles and interviews 1973   [2 folders]

21 4-5

 Issues 21-22 1973-1974, undated   [4 folders]

21 6-9

 Issues 22-23 1973-1974   [8 folders]

22 1-8

 Issue 23, poetry 1973-1974 

23 1

 Poetry, articles and artwork 1973-1974   [3 folders]

23 2-4

 Source material 1974 

23 5

 Issues 24-25 1974-1975   [3 folders]

23 6-8

 Issues 24-26/27 1974-1975   [3 folders]

Scope and Contents note

Folder 3 contains a copy of a letter by Allen Ginsberg.

24 1-3

 Poetry, articles and interviews 1974-1975   [3 folders]

24 4-6

 Source material 1974-1975   [2 folders]

24 7-8

 Source material et al. c1971-1975 

24 9

 Issues 28-29 1974-1976   [6 folders]

25 1-6

 Issues 29-31 1975-1976   [5 folders]

26 1-5

 Source material 1976 

26 6

 Source material, Australia and New Zealand 1975-1976   Documents molded. Mask and gloves advised.

90 4

 Issue 32 1976-1977   Documents molded. Mask and gloves advised.

90 1

 Issues 32-38/39 1976-1978   [4 folders]

26 7-10

 Issue 40 1978-1979 

Scope and Contents note

Includes two collages by Dennis Kelly.

27 1

 Source material 1977-1979   [2 folders]

Scope and Contents note

Includes a Clark Lewis Taylor Jr. dissertation on homosexuality in Mexico City, Peter Burton article on Gerald Hamilton, and Alair Gomez manuscript.

27 2-3

 Issues 44-47 1978-1981   [5 folders]

27 4-8

 Assorted art and mock-ups 1972-1977, undated   [oversized]

Scope and Contents note

Includes 2 cover mock-ups for issues 16 and 22; a drawing for the issue 19 cover; a photograph for a 1972 cover; poetry mock-ups, unattributed; a drawing by Hilary for the issue 23 back cover; a Jonathon Williams and Tom Meyer photograph (1973) for issue 28; and a "Fauno" drawing by Manual Gomez(?) for issue 32.

86 1

 Subseries 2.2. Books, individual publications 1955-2005 

Scope and Contents note

The subseries comprises the editorial records, 1955-2005, of the individual books published by Gay Sunshine Press and Leyland Publications, 1975-2002. The records include correspondence, poetry, manuscripts, mock-ups, images, artwork, contracts and license agreements, royalty statements, post-production promotional material, and other materials used in the creation and administration of individual book publications. Author correspondence is present in every individually authored book except for authors Bob Mizer, Lannon Reed, Paul Roen, Charley Shively, Bob Vicerky, and Mitch Walker. Correspondence included in Winston Leyland edited compilations are noted under those titles. Note that press releases announcing the release of books have been collocated under the promotional materials section of the administrative and personal records series.

The files occasionally include correspondence and other materials originally found embedded in the pages of books. These materials have been filed under the title they were pulled from and their provenance identified on the folder. Note that titles listed as "final drafts" may also refer to final mock-ups and printer drafts, including bluelines.

Arrangement note

The records are arranged in alphabetical order by the name of the author or editor.

Box Folder

 Barton, John (Mark A. Crowe): Milkin' the Bulls 1992-1994 

28 1

 Bean, Joseph (editor): Horsemen: Leathersex Short Fiction 1997 

29 1

 Boyd, Robert N.: Sex Behind Bars 1982-1992   [6 folders]

28 2-7

 Boyd, Robert N.: Boys of Vaseline Alley 1991-1994 

28 8

 Boyd, Malcolm: Look Back in Joy 1978-1990   [3 folders]

29 2-4

 Burrus, Timothy: My Brother, My Lover 1984-1989 

29 5

 Caminha, Adolfo; E.A. Lacey (translator): Bom-Crioulo 1981-1982   [2 folders]

29 6-7

 Chapek, Peter: Musclesex 1994-1998 

30 1

 Coriolan, John (William Corrington): Unzipped 1982-1983 

29 8

 Coriolan, John (William Corrington): The Smile of Eros 1983-2002 

29 9

 Coriolan, John (William Corrington): A Sand Fortress 1983-1986 

29 10

 Cox, Ed: Waking 1977 

30 2

 Eighner, Lars: Bayou Boy 1984-1987 

30 3

 Everhard, Jim, correspondence: Cute and other Poems 1981-1982 

30 4

 Fox, Brandon: Conjuring the Flesh, final draft 1998 

66 3

 Fox, Brandon: Sex Rites, final draft 2000 

68 3

 Fritscher, Jack: Corporal in Charge of Taking Care of Captain O'Malley,   Leather Blues, and  Stand by your Man 1983-1998   [2 folders]

30 5-6

 Gaines, Doug: Foot Fetish Anthology 1983-1995 

32 5

 Ginsberg, Allen; Peter Orlovsky: Straight Hearts' Delight 1973-1980   [6 folders]

Scope and Contents note

Contains copies of letters dating back to 1958.

30 7-12

 Ginsberg, Allen; Peter Orlovsky: Straight Hearts' Delight 1978-1980   [8 folders]

Scope and Contents note

Contains copies of letters dating back to 1956.

31 1-8

 Ginsberg, Allen; Peter Orlovsky: Straight Hearts' Delight 1980-2005   [4 folders]

32 1-4

 Hansen, Joseph: Pretty Boy Dead and  Blood, Snow and Classic Cars 1983-2002 

33 1

 Hansen, Joseph: Blood, Snow and Classic Cars, final draft 2000 

66 1

 Harrison, Kenneth: Daddy's Boys and  Young and Hung 1997-2000 

32 6

 Harrison, Kenneth: Daddy's Boys, final draft 1998 

66 4

 Jackson, Tim (Tim Paynter): Sir! More Sir! 1992-1993 

33 2

 Jackson, Tim (Tim Paynter): Sir! More Sir!, final draft 1992 

69 2

 Kvaale, Tom: Muscle Sports Jocks, final draft 2002 

67 2

 Kvaale, Tom: The Stallion Rides, final draft 2002 

69 3

 Kelly, Dennis: Chicken 1978-1980   [5 folders]

34 1-5

 Kelly, Dennis: Chicken, collages 1979   [oversized]

86 4

 Kelly, Dennis: Size Queen 1978-1982   [5 folders]

34 6-10

 Kent, Girard (Lon Rogers): The Boy Harlequin 1982-1989 

33 3

 Lane, Erskine: In Praise of Boys and  Game Texts 1975-1984   [2 folders]

33 4-5

 Leed, Rick: Dinner for Two 1980-1985 

33 6

 Leyland, Winston (editor): Angels of the Lyre, poetry 1971-1975   [8 folders] The 8 x 11.5 inch papers in box 35, folder 1 had mold on the edges. Moldy parts were able to be cut off without in any way affecting content or context. The records in box 35, folder 2 had persistent mold throughout. Copies were made and filed at the same box and folder location. The originals have been separated to box 90, folders 2 and 3. Mask and gloves are advised to access this material.

Scope and Contents note

Includes correspondence with Kirby Congdon, Charley Shively, John Iozia, and Kenward Elmslie.

35 1-8

 Leyland, Winston (editor): Angels of the Lyre 1972-1976   [7 folders]

Scope and Contents note

Includes correspondence with Joe Brainard, Ed Cox, Jim Eggeling, John Iozia, Gerard Melanga, and Jonathan Williams.

36 1-7

 Leyland, Winston (editor): Angels of the Lyre, manuscript 1975   [3 folders]

37 1-3

 Leyland, Winston (editor): Orgasms of Light 1976-1983   [5 folders]

Scope and Contents note

Some of the correspondence was found interleaved within a copy of Orgasms of Light. The author and page number location of these correspondences has been noted in the folders. Includes correspondence with Ira Cohen, Kirby Congdon, Ed Cox, Jim Eggeling, Charles Henry Ford, John Giorno, E. A. Lacey, Erskine Lane, Robin Maugham and Peter Burton, Robert Peters, Charles Shively, Matsuo Takahashi, Jonathan Williams, and Edouard Roditi among others.

37 4-8

 Leyland, Winston (editor): Now the Volcano 1977-1979   [6 folders]

38 1-6

 Leyland, Winston (editor): Gay Sunshine Interviews, volume 1, interview transcripts and correspondence 1971-1980   [13 folders]

Scope and Contents note

Consists of transcripts of interviews with William Burroughs, Charles Henri Ford, Jean Genet, Allen Ginsberg, John Giorno, Lou Harrison, Christopher Isherwood, Harold Norse, Peter Orlovsky, John Rechy, and Gore Vidal. Includes correspondence with William Burroughs, Charles Henri Ford, Paul Bowles (in John Giorno file), Lou Harrison, and John Rechy.

39 1-13

 Leyland, Winston (editor): Gay Sunshine Interviews, volume 1, correspondence and images 1976-1977   [2 folders]

Scope and Contents note

Includes correspondence with Tennessee Williams.

40 1-2

 Leyland, Winston (editor): Gay Sunshine Interviews, volume 2; interview transcripts, correspondence, and contracts 1955-1982   [15 folders]

Scope and Contents note

Include transcripts of interviews with Harry Britt, Kirby Congdon, Martin Duberman, Kenward Elmslie, Taylor Mead, Robin Maugham, Robert Peters, Ned Rorem, Edouard Roditi, Samuel Steward, Matsuo Takahashi, John Wieners, Jonathan Williams and Thomas Meyer. Includes correspondence with Peter Burton, Robin Maugham, Robert Peters, Ned Rorem, and Jonathan Williams. Includes a John Wieners manuscript in his file.

40 3-17

 Leyland, Winston (editor): Gay Sunshine Interviews, volume 2 1977-1982   [3 folders]

Scope and Contents note

Includes correspondence with James Broughton, Kirby Congdon, Robert Peters, Ned Rorem, and Samuel Steward.

41 1-3

 Leyland, Winston (editor); E.A. Lacey (translator): My Deep Dark Pain is Love 1983 

41 4

 Leyland, Winston (editor): Gay Sunshine Interviews, Spanish edition 1980-1985 

41 5

 Leyland, Winston (editor): Cut/Uncut, volume 1 1985-1986 

41 6

 Leyland, Winston (editor): Gay Roots, volume 1, permissions 1979-1992   [2 folders]

Scope and Contents note

Includes correspondence with Kirby Congdon and John Giorno.

41 7-8

 Leyland, Winston (editor): Gay Roots, volume 1, final draft 1991   [5 folders]

42 1-5

 Leyland, Winston (editor): Gay Roots, volume 1, final draft 1991   [oversized]

66 5

 Leyland, Winston (editor): Gay Roots, volume 2 1992-1993   [2 folders]

41 9-10

 Leyland, Winston (editor): Queer Dharma, volumes 1 and 2 1998-1999   [2 folders]

42 6-7

 Leyland, Winston (editor): Queer Dharma, volume 1, final draft 1998 

68 2

 Leyland, Winston (editor): Out in the Castro 2000-2001   [3 folders]

Scope and Contents note

Contains a 3.5-inch diskette.

43 1-3

 Locke, Richard: In the Heat of Passion 1987-1992 

33 7

 Mains, Geoff: Urban Aboriginals 1983-1998   [2 folders]

33 8-9

 Maugham, Robin: Enemy and  Boy from Beirut 1980-1988   [2 folders]

Scope and Contents note

Contains "Deiter: a Fragment of Autobiography."

33 10-11

 Miller, Stephen D.: Partings at Dawn, final draft 1996 

68 1

 Milne, Luc (Philip McCoy): Cocksuck Academy, final draft 1998 

66 2

 Milne, Luc (Philip McCoy): The Milk Farm and  S/M Ranch 1982, 1996-1997 

33 12

 Milne, Luc (Philip McCoy): The S/M Ranch 2001 

69 1

 Mizer, Bob: A Pictorial History of the Athletic Model Guild 1982 

33 13

 Moss, Kevin (editor): Out of the Blue: Russian's Hidden Gay Literature 1982-1997   [3 folders]

43 4-6

 Moss, Kevin (editor): Out of the Blue: Russian's Hidden Gay Literature, final draft 1997 

67 4

 Norris, Gregory L.: Ghost Kisses 1994 

43 7

 Norse, Harold: Carnivorous Saint 1974-1983   [2 folders]

44 1-2

 Norton, Rictor: My Dear Boy, final draft 1998 

67 3

 Prezwalski, James: Kiss of the Whip 1993-1995 

43 8

 Rao, K.B.: Naked to the Night 1985-1999 

44 3

 Reed, Anthony: Boy Eternal 1980-1981 

44 4

 Reed, Lannon: Behold a Pale Horse 1984-1989 

44 5

 Reed, Paul: Facing It 1983-1989 

44 6

 Reed, Paul: Mansex 1985-1989 

44 7

 Rimbaud, Arthur, and Paul Verlaine; J. Murat and Wayne Gunn (translators): A Lover's Cock and other Gay Poems 1979-1983 

44 8

 Ricardo, Jack: Leathermen Speak Out, volume 1 1991 

44 9

 Ricardo, Jack: Leathermen Speak Out, volume 2 1992-1994 

44 10

 Roen, Paul: High Camp 1994-1997 

44 11

 Roen, Paul: High Camp, volume 2, final draft 1997 

67 1

 Ronan, Richard: Buddha's Kisses 1978-1985 

44 12

 Rowberry, John: Gay Video: A Guide to Erotica 1985-1988 

44 13

 Schmidt, Joel: Hadrian 1982-1987 

45 1

 Shearer, Mike: The Great American Porno Novel 1983-1987, 1999   [2 folders]

45 2-3

 Shively, Charley: Calamus Lovers, images 1987 

45 4

 Sigel, Laura, and Nancy Lankin Olson: Out of the Closet into our Hearts 1998-2000   [3 folders]

45 5-7

 Sigel, Laura, and Nancy Lankin Olson: Out of the Closet into our Hearts, final draft 2001   [zip disk]

67 4

 Smith, Michael J. (editor): Black Men/White Men 1979-1999   [2 folders]

45 8-9

 Stoddard, Charles Warren: Cruising the South Seas and  For the Pleasure of his Company 1979, 1987 

46 1

 Studer, Wayne: Rock on the Wild Side 1993-1995 

45 10

 Taylor, Greg: Teenage Meat 1997-1999 

46 2

 Vidal, Gore: A Thirsty Evil, correspondence and mock-up 

46 3

 Vickery, Bob (Clint Seiter): Cock Tales 1996-1997 

46 4

 Wilde, Oscar: Teleny 1983-1984 

46 5

 Walker, Mitch: Men Loving Men 1992-1994   [4 folders]

46 6-9

 Winter, Rusty: Aussie Boys 1986-1987 

47 1

 Winter, Rusty: Aussie Hot 1988, 1994 

47 2

 Winter, Rusty: Surfer Sex 1984-1985 

47 3

 Zapada, Luis; E.A. Lacey (translator): Adonis Garcia 1977-1985   [2 folders]

47 4-5

 Subseries 2.3. Books, serial publications 1977-1999 

Scope and Contents note

The subseries comprises the editorial records, 1977-1999, of the erotic book serials published by Gay Sunshine Press and Leyland Publications, 1980-1997. The book serials include True Gay Encounters,  True Revelations and Strange Happenings from the 18 Wheeler,  Homosexual Encounters from First Hand,  True Military Homosexual Stories, and  True Homosexual Experiences from S.T.H. Writers. The records include correspondence, manuscripts, images, contracts and license agreements, royalty statements, edited copy, and reference material used in the creation and administration of the serial book publications. The  Meatmen publications are referenced under the comic books and drawings subseries.

Arrangement note

The books serials are arranged in the following order: (1) True Gay Encounters, (2)  True Revelations and Strange Happenings from the 18 Wheeler, (3)  Homosexual Encounters from First Hand, (4)  True Military Homosexual Stories, and (5)  True Homosexual Experiences from S.T.H. Writers.

 True Gay Encounters, Winston Leyland editor 1984-1997 

Box Folder

 Lust, volume 1 1984-1985   [3 folders]

47 6-8

 Hard, volume 2 1985-1986 

47 9

 Manplay, volume 3 1986-1987 

48 1

 Young Numbers, volume 4 1987-1988 

48 2

 Humungous, volume 5 1987-1988 

48 3

 10 1/2 Inches and  Boys! Boys! Boys!, volumes 6 and 7 1986-1989 

48 4

 Studflesh, volume 8 1989-1990 

48 5

 Boys Will Be Boys, volume 9 1987-1990 

48 6

 Eighteen and Over, volume 10 1990-1991 

48 7

 Untitled, volume 11 (unpublished) 1988-1997   [3 folders]

48 8-10

 True Revelations and Strange Happenings from The 18 Wheeler, John W. Dagion editor 1977-1998 

Box Folder

 Trash,  Trucker,  Sexstop,  Headstops, and  Hot Tricks, volumes 1-5 1984-1989 

50 1

 Meat Rack, volume 6 1991-1992 

50 2

 Rough Trade, volume 7 1994-1996 

50 3
Box

 The 18 Wheeler, original periodicals 1977-1998 

Scope and Contents note

Includes issues 2-5, 7-12, 14-53, 56-59, 61-66, 69-76, 78, 83-87, 93, 94, 97, 112-114, 116-130, 132-137, 139, 140, 143, and 148; some marked up by Winston Leyland.

49
Box Folder

 Homosexual Encounters from First Hand, Winston Leyland editor:  Hot Acts,  Orgasms,  Hot Studs,  Singlehanded, and  When I Was 18, volumes 1-5 1983-1999 

50 4

 True Military Homosexual Stories, Winston Leyland editor 1990-1997 

Box Folder

 Enlisted Meat, volume 1 1990-1991 

50 5

 Warriors and Lovers, volume 2 1991-1993 

50 6

 Military Sex,  Marine Biology and  Basic Training; volumes 3, 4 and 5 1991-1994   [2 folders]

50 7-8

 Macho Marines, volume 6 1992-1997 

51 1

 Unpublished manuscripts, Rick Jackson 1994, undated   [3 folders]

50 9-11

 Unpublished manuscripts, Bud O'Donnell and Bill Cozad 1994-1995, undated 

51 2

 True Homosexual Experiences from S.T.H. Writers, Boyd N. McDonald editor 1980-1996 

Box Folder

 Meat,  Flesh and  Sex; volumes 1, 2 and 3 1980-1982   [3 folders]

51 3-5

 Cum and  Juice, volumes 4 and 5 1982-1984   [2 folders]

51 6-7

 Wads and  Cream, volumes 6 and 7 1984-1985 

51 8

 Reprints 1994-1996 

51 9

 Subseries 2.4. Comic books and drawings 1973-2002 

Scope and Contents note

The subseries comprises the editorial records of the comic art and books collected and/or printed by Winston Leyland as publisher of Gay Sunshine Press and Leyland Publications, 1973-2002. The records include correspondence, comic strips and drawings, mock-ups, contracts and license agreements, royalty statements, and other materials used in the creation and administration of the published books. The bulk of the records document the Meatmen series, but also include records from the books  Oh Boy!,  Movie Star Confidential / The Super Adventures of Harry Chess, and  Under the Covers / Between the Sheets.

Arrangement note

The Meatmen series and reference material are arranged first, with the books at the end.

Box Folder

 Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, volumes 1-6 1985-1996   [12 folders]

52 1-12

 Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, volumes 7-12 1988-1991   [13 folders]

53 1-13

 Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, volumes 12-15 1990-1993   [10 folders]

54 1-10

 Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, volumes 14-20 1993-1996   [8 folders]

55 1-8

 Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, volumes 21-25 1997-2002   [6 folders]

56 1-6

 Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, volume 26 2004   [2 folders]

57 1-2

 Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, unknown volumes undated   [2 folders]

Scope and Contents note

Includes mock-ups, correspondence, graphics, et al.

57 3-4

 Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, source material 1982-1996, undated   [4 folders]

Scope and Contents note

Includes material by Bruce Billings, Blade, Kurt Erichsen, Vaughn, Rick Campbell, Jerry Mills, Brad Parker, David Young, T.O. Sylvester, Bing, Joe T., A. Jay, Donelan, Oscar Sarrazola, and Len Richmond.

57 5-8

 Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, source material 1982-1997, undated   [6 folders]

Scope and Contents note

Includes material from John Blackburn, Fritz of Holland, The Hun, Dom Orejudos (Stephen), and Tom of Finland.

58 1-6

 Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, computer files 1997-2002   [1 zip disk of volume 21, 1 CD of volume 25]

58 7

 Comic drawings 1973-1991, undated   [oversized]

Scope and Contents note

Includes: "A. Floppy Dick" by F. Valentine Hooven III (1989); The Adventures of... Johnny Comeout by Steve Tabos: "Johnny Comeout Visits the SF Dud" (undated); "Super Gays" part I and II by Regg King (1973); "Beautie and the Beastie" by Regg King (1973); "We Are All Together" drawing by Razzel Dazzel (undated); and Kurt Erichsen's submission for  Meatmen, volume 14 (1991).

85 5

 Oh Boy! by Brad Parker 1988 

58 8

 Movie Star Confidential / The Super Adventures of Harry Chess by Mike Kuchar and A. Jay 1988 

58 9

 Under the Covers / Between the Sheets by Kurt Erichsen and Bruce Billings 1988-1989 

58 10

 Subseries 2.5. Unpublished and unattributed material, assorted mock-ups, and cover design records 1976-2004, undated 

Scope and Contents note

The subseries consists of unpublished manuscripts and poetry, assorted mock-ups, unattributed reference material, and book cover design records collected and/or administered by Winston Leyland as publisher of Gay Sunshine Journal, Gay Sunshine Press, or Leyland Publications, 1976-2004. Cover design records include cover photographs, mock-ups, and artwork, although similar materials will also be found under the editorial records series and under the audiotapes, photographs, visual works, et al. series.

Arrangement note

The records are arranged in the following order: (1) unpublished books, (2) unpublished poetry, (3) assorted mock-ups, (4) unattributed reference material, and (5) book cover design records.

 Unpublished books 1976-1997 

Box Folder

 "Alexander and I" by Frederick M. Bayer 1997   [2 folders]

59 1-2

 "The Encyclopedia of Gay and Lesbian Recordings" by Jay McLaren 1992-1994 

58 11

 "Gay Literary Boot" by Jacob Stockinger 1976-1978 

58 12

 "Gay Priests Anthology" 1985-1987 

59 3

 Hugh Fox book proposal c1997 

59 4

 "Odo e Riprando" by John Rugman and Franco Ferrario 1993-1994 

59 5

 "Seedy Stories" by Robert Neilson and Neil Innes undated 

59 6

 Unpublished poetry 1976-1996 

Box Folder

 Jim Eggeling 1976 

59 7

 John Giorno 1976 

59 8

 Maurice Kenny c1976 

59 9

 Assorted 1977-1996, undated 

59 10

 Assorted mock-ups undated 

Box Folder

 Image mock-ups used in assorted publications undated 

60 2

 Mock-ups used in assorted book publications 2001-2003, undated   [oversized]

Scope and Contents note

Includes inserts for Out of the Closet,   Muscle Sports Jocks,  Aussie Hot, and  Young Numbers among others.

69 4

 Unattributed reference material 1979-2004 

Box Folder

 General 1979-2004, undated 

60 8

 Victor Arruda 1986-2000 

60 9
Box

 Card catalog, A-G undated 

70

 Card catalog, G-O undated 

71

 Card catalog, P-T undated 

72

 Book cover design records 1979-2002 

Box Folder

 Cover art on CDs: Rimbaud and  Black Men/White Men 2000, undated   [2 CD-ROMs]

60 5

 Cover art on zip disks: Out in the Castro;  Meatmen, volume 25; and  Sex Rites 2000-2002   [4 zip disks]

60 6
Box

 Cover photographs on 35mm slides 1980s-2000s 

79
Box Folder

 Book cover mock-ups 1979-1992 

Scope and Contents note

Includes mock-ups for Gay Porno Novel,  Enemy,  The Boy from Beirut,  Under the Covers,  Boys Behind Bars,  Chicken, and  Sir! More Sir!.

85 4

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Series 3:  Series 3. Audio-visual materials 1950s-2001, undated   11.2 linear feet.

Scope and Contents note

The series comprises audiotapes, photographs, posters, art work, VHS, and other visual works dating 1950s-2001 primarily created or collected by Winston Leyland for use in the publications of Gay Sunshine Journal, Gay Sunshine Press, and Leyland Publications, 1970-2001. The photographs comprise the bulk of the materials, many of which still retain the original crop dimensions. The audiotapes contain the interviews used in  Gay Sunshine Journal, including those of William Burroughs, John Giorno, Lou Harrison, Christopher Isherwood, Taylor Mead, John Rechy, Ned Rorem, Samuel Steward, and Tennessee Williams among others.

Note that some visual works will be found under the editorial records series. Many cover photographs can be referenced under the book cover design section of the editorial records series.

Arrangement note

The records are arranged in the following order: (1) audiotapes; (2) drawings, collages, and other images; (3) DVDs; (4) photographs, non-erotic; (5) photographs, erotic; (6) posters; and (7) VHS.

Processing Information

Boxes 82, 83, 84, and 91 contained open reel audiotapes, audiocasssettes, VHS, CDs, and DVDs that were pulled from the collection and integrated with like materials. The audiovisual material listings remain in the collection along with their respective catalog numbers. Kyle Morgan, 2013.

 Audiotapes 1968-1980, undated 

Scope and Contents note

The audiotapes consist of audiocassette and open reel tapes, primarily containing interviews of authors, poets, artists, and activists that have been transcribed for print in Gay Sunshine Journal. The audiotapes also include recordings of poet readings, panels, concerts et al.

The audiotape titles have been pulled directly from the written descriptions on the tapes and tape sleeves.

Arrangement note

The audiocassettes are arranged in alphabetical order with unlabeled cassettes at the end.

Processing Information

The open reel audiotapes have been converted to compact discs through the generous efforts of the University of Southern California Hugh M. Hefner Moving Image Archive.

Existence and Location of Copies note

Digital surrogates exist for AC1728-AC1730 and AC1745-AC1764.

Item

 Altman, [Dennis] undated   [1 Ampex 60 cassette]

AC1728

 Angels of the Lyre reading; Parra concert - LaPena undated   [2 TDK Maverick M c90 cassettes]

AC1729-AC1730

 Angels of the Lyre reading: 1) William Barber, 2) Richard Tagett, 3) Aaron Shurin, 4) Paul Mariah, 5) Hunce Voelcker November 4, 1975   [1 Audition 60 cassette]

AC1731

 Answering tape undated   [1 Sound Centre QRT 60 cassette]

AC1732

 Brainard, [Joe] undated   [2 Sound Tape c60 cassettes]

AC1733-AC1734

 Britt, Harry, interviewed by Winston Leyland, San Francisco May 1980   [2 MRX3 Memorex 120 cassette]

AC1735a, AC1735b

 Burroughs, William, interviewed by John Giorno at 22 Bowery, New York City March 31, 1977   [2 Sound of Music c60 and 1 Scotch c60 cassettes]

AC1736-AC1738

 Button, [John?], New York City November 2, 1973   [4 Sound Tape c60 cassettes]

AC1739-AC1742

 Cardony, Nancy, Mexico City August 28 [no year given]   [1 TDK D c90 cassette]

AC1743

 Collins, Jerry, Vacaville, interview; Norse, KPFA undated   [1 Sound Tape c60 cassette]

AC1744

 Congdon, [Kirby], Fire Island October 20, 1973   [1 Gillette c60 and 2 Pacific Stereo c60 cassettes]

AC1745-AC1747

 Culloden, typed from TV undated   [1 Ampex 361 c60 cassette]

AC1748

 Elmslie, Kenward March 14, 1975   [3 TDK D c60 cassettes]

AC1749-AC1751

 Ford, Charles Henri, conservation in Kathmandu with Ira Cohen August 1974   [4 Sound Centre QRT 60 and 1 TDK D c60 cassettes]

AC1752-AC1756

 Giorno, John, interviewed by Winston Leyland, San Francisco July 21, 1974   [3 Sound Centre QRT 60 cassettes]

Scope and Contents note

Missing sides 1 and 2.

AC1757-AC1759

 Giorno, John, and William Burroughs, Unitarian Church, San Francisco November 4, 1974   [1 unmarked and 1 Murac c20 cassette]

AC1760-AC1761

 Harrison, Lou, "Concerto for Organ with Percussion," Cabrillo Festival August 1974   [1 Ampex 351 3-inch reel (.25 inch x 300 feet), plus 1 master and 1 use copy (ACD0013) on compact disc]

Scope and Contents note

Victoria Bond, conductor; Alexander Post, organ.

ARR0083

 Harrison, Lou, interview July 24, 1973   [3 Sony Type-5 5 inch reels, plus 1 use and 1 master copy (ACD0014, 15, 16) on CD-ROM for each reel]

ARR0084-ARR0086

 "Is the Church Relevant?" The Charles Davis - John L. McKenzie debate, Chicago June 30, 1968   [1 3.75 IPS reel, plus 2 master and 2 use copies (ACD0017, 18) on compact disc]

General note

Copyright with Argus Communications.

ARR0087

 Isherwood, [Christopher] undated   [3 Gillette c60 cassettes]

AC1762-AC1764

 Kenny, Maurice October 7, 1975   [1 TDK D c60 and 2 Audition 60 cassettes]

AC1765-AC1767

 Mead, Taylor and John Giorno, JWG, RSE; 33 Union Square W. February 2, 1975   [2 Ampex 370 90 cassettes]

AC1768-1769

 Miguel and Winston, je t'aime October 17, 1974   [1 Ampex 358 60 cassette]

AC1770

 Miguel October 1974   [1 Scotch c60 cassette]

AC1771

 Miguel I give you my heart November 30, 1974   [1 Team c60 cassette]

AC1772

 [Kight], Morris, "GSCC LA" [Gay Community Services Center, Los Angeles] April 22, 1974   [1 Ampex 358 60 and 1 Ampex 370 60 cassette]

AC1773-AC1774

 Poetry, my apt., Nice, Keith Thomas, WL [Winston Leyland] June 6, 1974   [1 Ampex 350 60 cassette]

AC1775

 Norse, Harold, TV reading May 1977   [1 BASF 90, 1 Recoton c60, and 1 Ampex 60 cassette]

Scope and Contents note

May also contain interview with Harold Norse.

AC1776-AC1778

 Orlovsky, Peter, interviewed by Winston Leyland; Jim Mitchell and Bill Barber read poetry, Paperback Traffic, San Francisco June 10 and 16 (respectively), 1974   [2 Ampex 358 60, 1 Memorex 60, and 1 Ampex 361 c60 cassettes]

AC1779-AC1782

 Out interview undated   [1 TDK SD c90 and 2 Bell and Howell c60 cassettes]

AC1783-AC1785

 Posner, David, interview on KPFK LA undated   [1 Scotch R-5 5-inch reel, plus 2 master and 2 use copies (ACD0019, 20) on compact disc]

ARR0088

 Praunheim, Van, San Francisco, Side 3; Harold Norse reading in San Francisco, "Carn Saint Party" July 14 and 16 [no year given]   [1 Memorex 120 cassette]

AC1786

 Rechy, John, interview April 22, 1974   [2 Ampex 350 60 cassettes]

AC1787-AC1788

 Rechy, John, interview, second session June 26, [1974?]   [2 Sound Centre QRT 60 cassettes]

AC1789-AC1790

 Regazzoni, Riccardo and James [Darby?] interview in Mexico City; also conversation between Winston Leyland and Omar Prestegui in Mexico City July 29-30, 1976   [1 Realistic Supertape c120 and 1 TDK D c90 cassette]

AC1791-AC1792

 Roditi, Edouard, interview January 2, 1974   [4 Scotch c60 cassettes]

AC1793-AC1796

 Roen, Paul, discusses his book High Camp on the show "This Way Out" September 5, 1994   [1 Dolby B cassette]

AC1797

 Rorem, Ned, interview c1973   [3 Pacific Stereo c60 and 1 Ampex 60 cassettes]

AC1798-AC1801

 Roundtable of G. Duranta, A. Silva, M. Liberatti, and W. Leyland, Rio October 7, 1977   [2 Mallory 90 cassettes]

AC1802-AC1803

 Shively, Charley, and Sal [Farinella] poetry reading, Paperback Traffic June 16, 1974   [1 Team c60 cassette]

AC1804

 Steward, Samuel, interview May 10, 1978   [1 BASF c60 and 3 Certron ln60 cassettes]

AC1805-AC1808

 Williams, Tennessee, interviewed by George Whitmore, New York City November 1976   [2 TDK D c90 cassettes]

AC1809-AC1810

 Unlabeled undated   [1 Audition 60, 1 Capital 30, 1 Ampex 350 60, and 1 Scotch 90 cassette]

AC1811-AC1814

 Drawings, collages, and other images 1970-2001, undated 

Scope and Contents note

The records include drawings, folios, illustrated manuscripts, collages, and unattributed images collected by Winston Leyland primarily for use in the publications of Gay Sunshine Journal, Gay Sunshine Press, and Leyland Publications, 1970-2001, undated. Titles in quotes indicate those that were taken directly from the art work. Folders of unattributed images primarily contain copies of photographs.

Arrangement note

The records are arranged in alphabetical order.

Box Item

 Deck of cards, nude images undated 

86 1
Box Folder

 Folio of 24 drawings, Japanese theme undated   [oversized]

86 7

 Force I and Tom of Finland 1985 

60 1

 [Frepada?], Lee, drawing ["Vasija de Nebis"?] undated   [oversized]

87 2

 "Gleep!!" undated   [oversized, 8 black and white drawings on cardboard]

85 6

 Nehall, William, "The Great Gay Poets: An Illustrated Collection" 1978   [oversized, calligraphy with drawings]

85 7

 Rancitelli, B., drawings 1978-1979   [oversized]

85 3

 Reese, Samuel N., drawings 1970-1973 

Scope and Contents note

Some drawings used in Gay Sunshine Journal, issue 17.

59 11

 Whitman, Walt, drawing used in book undated   [oversized]

86 3

 Assorted collages 2001, undated 

Scope and Contents note

Includes collages by Dennis Kelly (undated) and Bruce Mirken (2001)

86 5

 Assorted drawings 1973-1992   [oversized]

Scope and Contents note

Includes a lithography, unknown name, May 1973; 7 drawings by Manuel, 6 black and white, 1 color, 1978-1980; 3 sketches of gay male sex, anonymous, undated; "English Public School Boy" and "Lumphini School Boy" by Ian David Bauer, color drawings, 1992; sketch in purple by Joe A. Furoco, undated; and sketch of male nude, anonymous, undated.

86 6

 Unattributed images, non-erotic undated 

Scope and Contents note

Includes unattributed image metadata.

60 4

 Unattributed images, erotic undated 

60 3

 DVDS 1974-1977 

Item

 A Benefit Reading by William Burroughs November 14, 1974 

VDD0099

 A Benefit Reading, part 1 May 27, 1977   [2 copies]

VDD0110, 0137

 A Benefit Reading, part 2 May 27, 1977   [2 copies]

VDD0111, 0138

 Photographs, non-erotic 1971-2001, undated 

Scope and Contents note

Contains photographs that were published or considered for publication in Gay Sunshine Journal, Gay Sunshine Press, and Leyland Publications, 1971-2001, undated.

Arrangement note

Gay Sunshine Journal photographs have been listed first, books second; within each, the photographs are arranged in rough chronological order from the date of publication. Winston Leyland photographs, photographs by Anthony Friedkin, and unattributed/undated material are listed at the end.

Box

 Gay Sunshine Journal 1971-1975 

73

 Gay Sunshine Journal 1975-1982 

74

 Orgasms of Delight 1977-1982 

74

 Carnivorous Saint 1977 

74

 Gay Sunshine Interviews, volume 1 1978 

75

 Now the Volcano 1979 

75

 Buddha's Kisses 1979 

75

 Straight Hearts' Delight 1980 

75

 Adonis Garcia 1981 

75

 Look Back in Joy 1981 

75

 Gay Sunshine Interviews, volume 2 1982 

75

 The Boy from Beirut 1982 

75

 Hadrian 1984 

75

 Oh Boy! 1988 

75

 Calamus Lovers 1987 

76

 Drum Beats 1989 

76

 Out of the Blue 1997 

76

 High Camp, volume 2 1997 

76

 Queer Dharma, volume 2 1999 

76

 Out of the Closet 2001 

76

 Out in the Castro 2001 

76

 Photographs of Winston Leyland 1973-1993, 2007, undated 

Scope and Contents note

The 2007 photograph of Winston Leyland is not an original part of this collection, but was sent later by him for the Gay Sunshine display at ONE Archives.

77
Box Folder

 Anthony Friedkin photographs undated   2 contact sheet and 4 black and white prints, including one of Morris Kight with Don Kilhefner.

87 5
Box

 Unattributed photographs undated 

77

 Photographs, erotic 1950s-2000, undated 

Scope and Contents note

Contains erotic photographs, 1950-2000, that were primarily published or considered for publication in Gay Sunshine Press and Leyland Publications books, 1977-2000.

Arrangement note

The photographs are roughly arranged by the date of publication with unattributed/undated material at the end.

Box

 Chicken 1979 

77

 True Homosexual Experiences from S.T.H. Writers 1981-1995 

Box

 Meat, volume 1 1981 

79

 Flesh, volume 2 1982 

79

 Sex, volume 3 1982 

79

 Cum, volume 4 1983 

79

 Juice, volume 5 1984 

80

 Wads, volume 6 1985 

80

 Cream, volume 7 1995 

80

 Unknown volume, negatives c1983-1985 

80

 Unknown volume c.1985 

80
Box

 Physique, publication date 1982 with photographs dated 1950s-1970s 

Scope and Contents note

Photographs date from 1960s and 1970s.

77

 Black Men/White Men 1983 

77

 Urban Aboriginals 1983-1984 

77

 Corporal in Charge of Taking Care of Captain O'Malley 1984 

77

 Lust: True Gay Encounters, volume 1 1985 

78

 Surfer Sex 1985 

78

 Assorted images used in books 1985 

78

 Hot Studs: Homosexual Encounters from First Hand, volume 3 1986 

78

 Cut/Uncut 1986 

78

 Assorted images used in books 1986 

78

 Assorted images not used in books for 1986, but possible for 1987 1986 

78

 Starbuck (photographer) c1986 

Scope and Contents note

Used in Hard and  Hot Studs.

78

 10 1/2 Inches and  Boys! Boys! Boys!: True Gay Encounters, volumes 6 and 7 1989 

79

 Leathermen Speak Out, volume 1 1991 

79

 Ram Studios (photographer) 1993-1994 

79

 Men Loving Men 1994 

79
Box Folder

 Men Loving Men, photographs by David Greene 1977   [oversized]

85 2
Box

 Kiss Foot Lick Boot 1996 

79

 Cock Tales 1997 

79
Box Folder

 Macho Marine: True Homosexual Military Stories, volume 6 2000   [Oversized]

87 1
Box

 Unattributed undated 

81
Box Folder

 Unattributed 1993-1997, undated   [oversized]

85 1

 Posters 1973-1977, undated 

Map-case Folder

 Gay: A Photographic Essay by Anthony Enton Friedkin. The Ohio Silver Gallery, Los Angeles June 1 - July 8, 1973   [oversized]

14:2 1
Box Folder

 Children of the Seventies: A Laboratory/Festival on Gay People and Cultures. Evergreen State College May 16-18, 1974   [oversized]

87 3

 Gay Sunshine: A Benefit Reading at the Glide Memorial Church in San Francisco. May 27, 1977   [oversized]

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements note

Signed by Norse, Rechy, Shurin, Cherkovski, Ginsberg, Orlovsky, Barber, Cooper, Gluck, and Leyland.

87 4

 Assorted mid-sized posters undated   [oversized]

Scope and Contents note

Includes Come Wars by Sean (signed); Vote Socialist Workers, Ban Discrimination against Homosexuals! (Australian); and Gay Artists and Writers Collective, Bay Area (2 copies).

86 2

 VHS 1974-1995, undated 

Item

 Burroughs, William S., reading November 4, 1974   [36 minutes]

Scope and Contents note

San Francisco State University and Gay Sunshine co-sponsored William Burroughs reading of "Sexual Conditioning," "What Washington? What Orders?," "From Here to Eternity" and "Virus B-23." Winston Leyland introduced Burroughs and John Giorno at First Unitarian Church.

VV2787

 Sailors are the Wings of Love, Keith Keilman, Blue Desert Productions 1995   [Running time: 10:20]

VV2788

 Sex Bazaar, Marksman Productions undated 

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Series 4:  Series 4. Administrative and personal records 1970-2005   2.0 linear feet.

Scope and Contents note

The series comprises books and journal indices; general office contracts and records; general correspondence; financial records; donation files; National Endowment for the Arts and California Arts Council grant records; letterhead and business cards; printing, distribution, and inventory records; clippings of media coverage, awards, promotional materials, and Web site administration records managed by Winston Leyland in operation of Gay Sunshine Journal, Gay Sunshine Press, and Leyland Publications, 1970-2005.

Arrangement note

The records are arranged in alphabetical order.

Box Folder

 Book and journal indices, covering years 1970-2000 

60 10

 Contracts undated 

60 11

 Contracts for LGBT organizations 1971 

61 1

 Copyright, Library of Congress 1997-2004 

61 2

 Correspondence 1969-1974   [9 folders]

61 3-11

 Correspondence 1974-2004   [7 folders]

62 1-7

 Correspondence et al. 2005 

Scope and Contents note

Includes correspondence, receipts, sales reports, book orders, and other materials that provide an overall snapshot of 2005.

62 8

 Correspondence: Asia; Mexico; Central and South America; Caribbean; and Russia 1974-2003, undated   [3 folders]

62 9-11

 Correspondence: notes undated 

63 1

 Donations of books 1992-2004 

63 2

 Financial records: Bank of California, Wells Fargo, and Blackwell's 1971-1974   [5 folders]

63 2-6

 Financial records: check registers 1998-2005 

63 7

 Financial records: general 1980s 

63 8

 Financial records: independent contractor invoices 1999-2005 

63 9

 General administration 1973-2004, undated 

63 10

 Grant: National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) 1978-1985   [4 folders]

Scope and Contents note

NEA grants applied and/or administered for the Gay Sunshine journal;  Gay Sunshine Interviews, volume 2;  No Pais des Sombras (Silva) translation;  Mysteries of the Heart (Everhard);  Bom Crioulo (Caminha);  The Boy from Beirut (Maugham);  Cute and other Poems (Everhard);  Hadrian (Schmidt);  Facing It (Reed); and  The Smile of Eros (Coriolan).

63 11-14

 Grant: California Arts Council (CAC) 1981-1995   [4 folders]

Scope and Contents note

CAC grants applied and/or administered for Gay Sunshine Interviews, volume 2;  Drum Beats (Shively);  Crystal Boys (Hsien-Yung); and  Out of the Blue (Moss).

64 1-4

 Housing 1999-2004 

64 5

 Letterhead, envelops, and business cards undated 

64 6

 Printing, inventories, and distribution 1977-2005   [7 folders]

64 7-13

 Press coverage and awards 1970-2002, undated   [3 folders]

Scope and Contents note

Includes "The Marquis Who's Who Publication Award."

65 1-3

 Promotional materials: book catalogs 1977-2001 

65 4

 Promotional materials: book catalogs, mock-ups undated   [oversized]

Scope and Contents note

Includes one negative.

69 5

 Promotional materials: book image thumbnails 1998-2000, undated 

65 5

 Promotional materials: dances and readings c1971-1977 

65 6

 Promotional materials: Gay Lib Book Service and other books sales 1973-2002 

65 7

 Promotional materials: Gay Sunshine Journal 1971-1978 

65 8

 Promotional materials: new book releases undated 

65 9

 Promotional materials: new book releases, mock-ups undated 

65 10

 Promotional materials: new books releases undated 

65 11

 Promotional materials: new books releases, mock-ups undated 

65 12

 Web site administration 1997-2002 

65 13

 Winston Leyland's personal records 1974-2003 

Scope and Contents note

Includes receipts from poster collection, mother's last will and testament, genealogy information, Winston's passport, correspondence, et al.

65 14

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Series 5:  Appendix A: Gay Sunshine Press index 1975-2000 

The book descriptions have been generated from the index located in box 1, folder 1. Missing editions have been noted with the notation "[no copy]." Because of errors in OCR translations, grammatical inconsistencies should be expected.

A1. ANGELS OF THE LYRE | A GAY POETRY ANTHOLOGY | Edited by Winston Leyland | Panjandrum Press Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco 1975

8½ x 5½. Pp. 248. Perfect bound in glazed brown card wrappers printed in gold, black and white. Cover design by Roger Stearns. Frontispiece by Aubrey Beardsley, and six illustrations by Wilton David, Czanara, Edward Aulerich, Joe Brainard, Samuel Reese, Bruce Reifel. Published in June 1975 with the assistance of a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. 3,000 copies printed. $4.95. [Out of print, 1985.] Poets included in this anthology are: Hector Tito Alvarez (b. 1952). – William Barber (b. 1946). – Bruce Boone (b. 1941). –Victor Borsa (b. 1931). – Joe Brainard (b. 1942). – Perry Brass (b. 1947). – Adrian Brooks (b. 1947). – Ira Cohen (b. 1935). – Kirby Congdon. – Ed Cox (b. 1946). – Emilio Cubeiro (b. 1947). – Tim Dlugos (b. 1950). – Robert Duncan (b. 1919). – David Eberly (b. 1947). – Jim Eggeling (b. c.1935). – Kenward Elmslie (b. 1929). –Daniel Evans (b. 1944). – Gerald Fabian (b. 1924). – Salvatore Farinella (b. 1940). – Edward Field (b. 1924). – Charles Henri Ford (b. 1913). – James Giancarlo (a.k.a. Maya Desnuda; b. 1947). –Allen Ginsberg (b. 1926). – John Giorno (b. 1936). – Robert Glück (b. 1947). – Paul Goodman (1911-1972). – Steve Jonas (1927-1970). – E. A. Lacey. – Michael Lally (b. 1942). – Gerrit Lansing (b. 1928). – Winston Leyland (b. 1940). – Gerard Malanga (b. 1943). – Paul Mariah (b. 1937). – Wayne McNeill (b. 1953). – Taylor Mead. – Thomas Meyer (b. 1947). – James Mitchell (b. 1940). – James Nolan (b. 1947). – Harold Norse (b. 1916). – Frank O'Hara (1926-1966). – Chuck Ortleb (b. 1950). – Stan Persky (b. 1941). – Robert Peters (b. 1924). – Vincent Sacardi (died 1972). – Ron Schreiber (b. 1934). – Perry Scott. – Charley Shively (b. 1937). – Aaron Shurin (b. 1947). – David Emerson Smith (b. 1945). – Jack Spicer (1925-1965). – George Stanley (b. 1934). – Richard Tagett (b. 1936). – Hunce Voelcker (b. 1940). – John Wieners (b. 1934). – Jonathan Williams (b. 1929). – Terence Winch (b. 1945). – Ian Young (b. 1945). Forty-five of the fifty-seven poets represented in Angels of the Lyre had work published in Gay Sunshine Journal, and many of the poems in the book appeared originally in the Journal.

“Winston Leyland, editor of GAY SUNSHINE (a journal which for several years has published the best of Gay literature and thought), edits the first in-depth anthology of Gay poetry, an exploration of Gay consciousness and the poetic being. There are many dimensions to Gayness and the poetry in this book explores the subtleties of these dimensions…”

Biographical note on the editor: Winston Leyland was born in Lancashire, England, in 1940 and came to the U.S. at the age of 12 with his parents. College studies: Philosophy, Theology (M.A. equivalent); and Medieval History at UCLA (M.A., 1970).

A1a. – Pagination and size as A1. 190 copies bound in dark blue cloth, printed in gilt on front cover, spine and back cover. Silk head-and tail-bands. $10.00.

A1b. – As A1a. 10 copies only, not for sale, with a sticker added to p. [249]: “This edition is limited to 200 hard cover copies of which 10 are numbered and signed by the poet/editor. This is no. -- ”.

A1c. – Second printing in April 1976. Identical with A1 except for the new publication date added to the information on p. [4]. $4.95.

A1d. – Third printing in August 1978. Identical with A1 except for the new publication date added to the information on p. [4] and a price increase.

An abridged 1st person narrative from the introduction to Angeles of the Lyre: "In early 1972 I began to prepare an anthology of poetry culled from the pages of Gay Sunshine. As the work progressed I decided to expand the book to make it a comprehensive anthology of contemporary North American (U.S. and Canada) gay male poetry. Panjandum Press, a San Francisco alternative small press, agreed to publish the anthology jointly with Gay Sunshine… Forty-five of the fifty-seven poets in the anthology have had work published in Gay Sunshine, and many of the poems in the present book originally appeared in our journal… All of the poems printed here were written within the last twenty-five years—most of them within the last decade.”

A2. IN PRAISE OF BOYS | Moorish Poems from Al-Andalus | Translated by Erskine Lane | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco | 1975

9 x 6. Pp. 32. Stapled booklet; bound in orange matt card wrappers, printed in black across front and back cover and trimmed flush. Wrapper and 3 in-text illustrations by Bill Warrick. Printed by Polycarp Press and published in November 1975. Limited to 1,000 copies. $1.95.[Out of print, 1979.]

These translations are taken from the Spanish versions done by Emilio Garcia-Gomez that were originally published in 1930 as Poemas Arabigoandaluces.

Biographical note on the translator: “Born in the summer of 1940 in a region of the North Alabama woods known as Ballplay. In love forever after with pine trees and summer. Survived twelve years in a white southern protestant heterosexual public school system. Random wanderings in Europe, North, Central, and South America. B.A. and M.A. in Romance languages and literature; a few years of experience in teaching the same. Came to Guatemala in 1973 to stay awhile.”

A2a. [no copy]– As A2. A special issue of twenty-five copies, without a limitation notice, numbered and signed by the translator. $10.00.

A3. THE NIGHT SUN | Aaron Shurin | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco | 1976

8½ x 5½. Pp. 56. Perfect bound in blue card wrappers. Front cover illustration by Frank Holbrook, printed in dark blue, brown, yellow and black. Frontispiece reproducing photographically a detail from a 4th century B.C. Greek vase. Photograph of author, by Marshall, on p. [56]. Published with the assistance of a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts in October 1976. 1000 copies. $2.75. [Out of print, 1980.]

“These are poems of a gay man in revolution–through love and lovelessness into battle with the ‘straight/man/demon.’ They rip the veils off history, bringing ritual transvestism into the streets, re-telling old fairy-tales, connecting homosexuality with the ancient mysteries. Aaron Shurin's poetry hurts and heals. He turns common speech into hexes and prayers, dreaming out of anger a new vision of feminist liberation.” Some of the poems in The Night Sun appeared previously in the following literary periodicals: Gay Sunshine. – Fag Rag. – Hanging Loose. – Beatitude. – Magnus.

Biographical note on the author: “Aaron Shurin was born in Manhattan in 1947. He is a dropout from the University of California in Berkeley, having left for love and to live communally in Boston/Cambridge with The Wasted Lives for Peace. He was active there in the organizing of gay liberation and helped form The Good Gay Poets. He lives in San Francisco, working for “biological revolution.”

A3a. – As A3. A special issue of twenty-five copies, numbered and signed by the author. $10.00.

A4. WAKING | Ed Cox | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco | 1977

9 x 6. Pp. 48. Perfect bound in cream card wrappers. Front cover drawing by Ed Aulerich in black and white, and pale blue-green. Frontispiece, a line drawing by Jean Cocteau of Raymond Radiguet asleep in bed. Photograph of the author on p. 48 by Steve Pardieck. Published in 1977 with the assistance of a grant from the National Endowment of the Arts. 1,000 copies printed. ISBN 0-917342-56-9. $2.50. [Out of print.]

These poems originally appeared in the following publications: Fag Rag, Gay People's News, Gay Sunshine, Interchange, Mass Transit, Painted Bride Quarterly, The Washington Post and Washout Quarterly.

Biographical note on the author: “Ed Cox lives in Washington D.C., where he was born in 1946. Raised there, he attended Catholic grade school and high school and worked as an apprentice printer before joining the Navy in 1966. In the Navy he was involved in the peace movement as a GI organiser and continued that work in Baltimore and Washington after discharge in 1968. Since 1971 he has earned his living as a secretary working for public interest law firms and the government. He has done volunteer work as a counselor, editor with a small poetry press collective, and organizer for gay social services. He presently conducts a poetry workshop with older people and, with the hope of future funding, plans to expand that work while attending Goddard College in Washington D.C., where his core project will be poetry and its relationship to social issues. His first book of poems, Blacks, was published in 1972. His poems have been published in several poetry anthologies.”

“Some of the poems in Waking show an eager and fearful young man looking at the world and starting to touch what he sees. Some poems are intense love poems. Ed Cox writes with such particularity about himself and what he feels that many of us will be startled to recognise the myths of our own lives among these poems.” – Ron Schreiber.

A4a. [no copy]– As A4. A special issue of twenty-five copies, numbered and signed by the author. $10.00. [Out of print.]

A5. CARNIVOROUS SAINT | GAY POEMS 1941-1976 | by Harold Norse | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco | 1977

9 x 6. Pp. 240. Perfect bound in glazed card wrappers. Front cover designed by Dian Ooka and Harold Norse, printed in yellow, red and white on black, with a photograph of the author by Ira Cohen. Frontispiece by Debbie Earl. Collages and drawings by the author; other illustrations by Joe Brainard, Manuel Gomez, Roger Shearns and G. Tukioka, with additional pictorial material drawn from Jean Cocteau, the photographs of Baron von Gloeden, classical sources and erotic book illustrations. Photograph of the author on p. 239 by Neil Hollier. Published in 1977 with the assistance of a grant from the National Endowment of the Arts. 2,000 copies printed. $5.95. [Out of print, 1981.]

"CARNIVOROUS SAINT, a pioneering work spanning 4 decades of erotic gay poems, is the first book of its kind by a major American poet. Norse has developed his own style and vision, 'an anguished Whitman reversed, sharing something of Whitman's sense of an encompassing vision. His energies are both Boschian and calming, wild and controlled... a first-rate talent,' writes Robert Peters. In his rebellion against the regimentation of life and sex, Norse sees gay, bi and straight as an expression of the basic natural force-love-thwarted and criminalized by society. These astonishing sex/love poems, full of pain and rage, often leavened by biting humor, document a heroic struggle for honesty against hypocrisy... raw poetry of lightning power that splits open dark areas of feeling... brutally frank... intensely alive and compassionate. 'One of the five most important poetry books of this decade,' says Winston Leyland."

The majority of the poems included in Carnivorous Saint are unpublished, but some have been extracted from previously published sources such as Hotel Nirvana (San Francisco: City Lights, 1974).

Biographical note on the author: "Harold Norse was born in 1916 in New York City where he was raised and, after attending schools and universities there, spent fifteen years in self-exile wandering Europe, North Africa and the Near East. He returned in 1968 to live on the West Coast where he edited Bastard Angel [a literary magazine]. He has published many short stories and nine books of poetry. His poems in translation have been published in seven languages and continue to appear in magazines and anthologies in the United States and abroad."

A5a. - Unsigned hardcover.

A5b. - Pagination and size as A5. 174 hard cover copies numbered and signed by the poet. Bound in lavender cloth, printed in gilt on spine: HAROLD NORSE/CARNIVOROUS SAINT [-] Gay Sunshine Press. Silk head- and tail-bands. Dustjacket as wrapper for paperback edition. $15.00.

A5c. - A special issue of twenty-six copies, bound and wrappered as A5a; lettered and signed by Norse, and with an original poem in his autograph on p. [238]. Note: these twenty-six copies were each offered for sale with an original drawing by the poet, but due to an oversight only about eighteen of them were so prepared. $30.00.

A6. ORGASMS OF LIGHT | THE GAY SUNSHINE | ANTHOLOGY | Poetry, Short Fiction, Graphics | Edited by Winston Leyland | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco | 1977 9 x 6. Pp. 264. Perfect bound in glazed blue card wrappers, printed in pink, green and white. Cover design by Frank Holbrook. From among other sources, the interior graphics are drawn from Barazoku, and the work of Joe Brainard, Roger Stearns, James Reed, Edward Aulerich, Bill Warrick and Frederick Rolfe. Photograph of the editor on p. 264 by David Greene. Published in the Spring of 1977 with the assistance of a grant from the National Endowment for the arts. 3,000 copies printed, at $5.95.

Poets and work featured in this anthology include: Arab poets of Al-Andalus (trans. by Erskine Lane). - Fernando Alegria (trans. by Erskine Lane). - Edgar Allen Austin (died 1974). - Tommi Avicolli (b. 1951). - Porfirio Barba-Jacob (18831942; trans. by Erskine Lane). - William Barber (b. 1946). - F. D. Blanton (b. 1953). - Victor Borsa (b. 1931). - Perry Brass (b. 1947). - Stuart Byron (b. 1941). - Constantine Cavafy (1863-1933; trans. by Edmund Keeley/Philip Sherrard; trans. by Ian Young). - Luis Cernuda (1903-1963; trans. by Erskine Lane). - Ira Cohen (b. 1935). - Kirby Congdon (b. 1924). - Dennis Cooper (b. 1953). - Ed Cox (b. 1946). - Emilio Cubeiro (b. 1947). - Gavin Dillard (b. 1954). - David Eberly (b. c.1948). -Jim Eggeling (b. 1934). - Larry Eigner (b. 1927). Kenward Elmslie (b. 1929). - Sergei Esenin (1895-1925; trans. by Simon Karlinsky). - Salvatore Farinella (b. 1940). - Charles Henri Ford (b. 1913). - Allen Ginsberg (b. 1926). - John Giorno (b. 1936). - Robert Gluck (b. 1947). - Poems from The Greek Anthology (trans. by Winston Leyland from the French versions of Marc Daniel which originally appeared in Arcadie). - Will Inman (b. 1923). - Tom Kennedy (b. 1951). - Maurice Kenny (b. 1929). - James Kirkup (b. 1918). - Nicolai Klyuev (18871937; trans. by Simon Karlinsky). - Mikhail Kuzmin (b. 1872 or 1875-1936; trans. by Simon Karlinsky). - E. A. Lacey. - Erskine Lane (b. 1940). - Federico Garcia Lorca (1898-1936). - Medieval Arab Poets (trans. by Winston Leyland, from the French versions published by Marc Daniel in his article "La Civilisation arabe et l'amour masculin" [Arcadie, 1975/76]). - Robin Maugham (b. 1916). - Tom Meyer (b. 1947). - Royal Murdoch (1898-1981). - Harold Norse (b. 1916). - Pier Paolo Pasolini (1922-1975; trans. by W.I. Scobie). - Sandro Penna (20th cent.; Trans. by Ian Young & Marsha Jill Shakley). - Robert Peters (b. 1924). - Felice Picano (b. 1944). - Robert F. Riordan (b. 1951). - Edouard Roditi (b. 1910). - Frederick William Rolfe, Baron Corvo (18601913). - Michael Rumaker (b. 1932). - Stanley Rutherford (b. 1946). - Raymonde Sainte-Pierre (b. 1951). - Ron Schreiber (b. 1934). -Robert Sellman (b. 1955). - Charley Shively (b. 1937). - Aaron Shurin (b. 1947). - David Emerson Smith (b. 1945). - Jack Spicer (1925-1965). - Mutsuo Takahashi (b. 1937; trans. by Hiroaki Sato). - Gennady Trifonov (b. c.1945). - Xavier Villaurutia (19031950; trans. by Erskine Lane). - John Wieners (b. 1934). - Jonathan Williams (b. 1929). - Ian Young (b. 1945).

"Orgasms of Light contains the best of the poetry [&] short fiction... that has appeared in the pages of Gay Sunshine Journal during the past seven years [i.e. 1970-1977] under the editorship of Winston Leyland [with the single exception of Testament: Cairo 1898, which was first published in England by Michael De Hartington.] Playwright Tennessee Williams has called Gay Sunshine 'the only completely literate and serious gay publication with which I am acquainted.' This anthology includes work by more than 100 writers and artists... An exploration of Gay poetic and artistic sensibility."

A6a. - Size and pagination as A6. 150 hard cover copies bound in silver cloth, printed in black on front cover: ORGASMS | OF LIGHT | THE GAY SUNSHINE ANTHOLOGY | Edited by Winston Leyland; and along the spine: leyland [-] ORGASMS OF LIGHT [-] gay sunshine press. Silk head- and tail-bands. ISBN 0-917342-53-4. $20.00. [Out of print, 1983.]

A6b. [no copy]- As A6a. Fifty copies signed and numbered by the editor. $30.00.

A6c. - As A6a. A special issue of twenty-six copies, lettered and signed by the editor and with a leaf inserted facing p. 264 on which is printed original translations by Winston Leyland of two medieval Arab poems, one drawn from A Thousand and One Nights (the History of the Princess Zuleika), and the other by Jalal as-Din Rumi (Sufi, Persian, 13th century). $50.00.

A7. MEN LOVING MEN | A Gay Sex Guide and | Consciousness Book | Text by Mitch Walker | Photos by David Greene | Drawings by Bill Warrick | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco 1977

10 x 7. Pp. 160. Perfect bound in glazed dark orange wrappers, printed in black and with a photograph by David Greene on the front cover. David Greene's photographs appear as "LOVING MEN, A PHOTO ESSAY" occupying pp. 33-47. In addition to Bill Warrick's drawings, there are graphics drawn from the works of Oscar Reuters-ward, George Catlin, Aubrey Beardsley, Antonello Da Messina and various classical sources. ISBN 0-917342-52-6. $5.95.

"Men Loving Men is for people who want to explore their gayness and open up to new aspects of themselves. It's a complete sex guide, with simple explanations for masturbation, fellatio, anal intercourse, group sex, sado-masochism and more. Each chapter details ways to get into the kind of sex you want, plus what you can do about possible hang-ups and sexual fears. Also included is all the medical information you need to know. Each chapter is fully illustrated, and there's a photo essay which captures the spirit of loving men. In addition, the book contains a historical survey of gay male sex in past times and other cultures. And because gayness is a way to grow, the book also talks about love and consciousness, about becoming more yourself and in touch with the kosmic spirit. Men Loving Men is for experienced lovers, those just coming out, and for all men who want to expand their joy and understanding."

A7a. - As A7. 2nd printing, 1977. $6.95.

A7b. [no copy]- As A7. 3rd printing, 1978. $7.95.

A7c. - As A7. 4th printing, 1979. $8.95.

A7d. - 5th printing, 1981. $10.00. As A7, but with size reduced to 9 x 6 and the color of the wrappers a slightly darker shade.

A7e. - As A7d. 6th printing, 1983. $10.00.

A7f. - 7th printing, revised. 1985. $10.00. As A7d, but with extensive revision made to chapter four-Gay Health-and changes made to the copyright and contents pages.

A7g. - Second edition, First Printing. 1994. Wrappers redesigned by Rupert Kinnard, and illustrated with b&w photo by Franco/Ram Studios, San Francisco. All interior photographs are new to this edition, and are also by Franco/Ram Studios.

A7h. - Second edition, Second Printing. 1997. As A7g. $15.95.

A8. GAME-TEXTS | A GUATEMALAN JOURNAL | Erskine Lane |Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco | 1978

8½ x 5½. Pp. 160. Perfect bound in glazed white card wrappers, with motif of Mayan-type dragons on the front cover printed in blue, green, yellow and red. Cover design by Frank Holbrook; frontispiece, a photograph of an Indian youth, by Gertrude Blom; Japanese calligraphy on pp. 24, 31, 72 and 113 by Kyoko Iriye Selden. Photograph of the author on p. [159] by Winston Leyland. Published in the spring of 1978 with the assistance of a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. 3,000 copies of the paperback edition printed. ISBN 0-917342-59-3. $4.95. [Out of print, 1984.] "There are many journeys within this book, but the real journey is inward, a game of the mind.

"The jungles, cloudforests, and majestic volcanos of Guatemala. A timeless Indian civilization. Personal meditations and reflections. Memories of a rural Alabama childhood. And sex with Latin-American boys.

"These are the threads that intertwine here in a manner reminiscent of zuihitsu, the traditional Japanese mode of random composition. The blending of the spiritual and the sensual is Whitmanic; the meditative passages are in the best tradition of the Tao/Zen mystics and Alan Watts; but the pervading tone is fresh and original.

"A preliminary selection from Game-Texts appeared in Gay Sunshine Journal no. 26/27 and received a 1976 Fels Award for the best non-fiction writing published by a small press magazine during that year."

A biography of the author of Game-Texts will be found in the entry for In Praise of Boys, q.v. at no. A2 above.

A8a. - Size and pagination as A8. 174 copies bound in yellow cloth, printed in black along spine: lane [-] GAME-TEXTS [-] gay sunshine press. Head- and tail-bands. Dust-jacket as wrappers for 7. ISBN 0-917342-58-5. $15.00.

A8b. - As A8a. A special issue of Twenty-six copies, lettered and signed by the author. $30.00. Note: only 10 copies (A-J) were actually lettered & signed.

A9. GAY | SUNSHINE | INTERVIEWS | Volume I | EDITED BY WINSTON LEYLAND | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco | 1978

9 x 6. Pp. 328. Perfect bound in glazed white card wrappers, printed in red and black across the front cover, spine and back cover. Cover design by Ed Aulerich. Frontispiece is a reproduction of the cover of Gay Sunshine # 23 (1975), the issue containing the interviews with Lou Harrison and John Rechy. Photograph of Winston Leyland on p. [327] by Steven Lafer. Each of the interviews is preceded by a photograph of the subject. Published in 1978; number of copies printed unknown. ISBN 0-917342-63-1. $7.95.

"This anthology comprises in-depth interviews with gay poets, novelists, playwrights and composers published originally in Gay Sunshine journal during the past several years. They provide seminal insights into the connections between sexuality and artistic creativity, as well as dramatic revelations on the personal and literary lives of the interviewees. Poet Robert Peters says that they 'belong in every library or collection seriously devoted to contemporary writing.'"

Authors included in this first volume are: William Burroughs, interviewed by (1) Laurence Collinson and Roger Baker; and (2) by John Giorno. - Charles Henri Ford, interviewed by Ira Cohen. - Jean Genet, interviewed by Hubert Fichte. - Allen Ginsberg, interviewed by Allen Young. - John Giorno, interviewed by Winston Leyland. - Christopher Isherwood, interviewed by (1) Winston Leyland and (2) by Roger Austen. - Harold Norse, interviewed by Winston Leyland. -Peter Orlovsky, interviewed by Winston Leyland and Charley Shively. - John Rechy, interviewed by Winston Leyland. - Gore Vidal, interviewed by (1) John Mitzel and Steven Abbott; and (2) by Steven Abbott and Thom Willenbecher. - Tennessee Williams, interviewed by George Whitmore.

Portugese and Spanish translations of some of these interviews were published in Brazil in 1980 and Spain in 1982,3. For details see the entry for Gay Sunshine Interviews vol. II, below.

A9 [no copy]

A9a. - Size and pagination as A9. 474 copies bound in dark blue cloth, printed in gilt along spine: Leyland [-] GAY SUNSHINE INTERVIEWS VOL. 1 [-] Gay Sunshine Press. Head- and tail-bands. Dust jacket as wrappers for 9. ISBN 0-917342-62-3. $15.00.

A9b. [no copy]- As A9a. Twenty-six copies, lettered and signed by the editor.

Note: All copies of the trade and limited editions had a prospectus for Gay Sunshine Press Interviews vol. II, inserted. Printed on one side only of a blue card measuring 81/2 x 51/2, this prospectus offered reduced rates to early subscribers and details of seven other Gay Sunshine Press titles.

A9c. - Size and pagination as A9. A special issue of five copies, not for sale, bound in off-white sailcloth and printed in blue on the front cover. Signed by five of the interviewees: Allen Ginsberg, John Giorno, Lou Harrison, Harold Norse and Peter Orlovsky.

A9d. [no copy]- Identical with A9. Increase in price to $10.00 in 1982, indicated by sticker on the back cover covering original price.

A9e. - Second printing in 1984. Identical with A9, except for new wrapper design, incorporating photographs of six of the interviewees. $10.00.

A10. CHICKEN | Poems by | DENNIS KELLY | Gay Sunshine Press |San Francisco

8½ x 5½. Pp. 80. 1979. Perfect bound in glazed white card wrappers, printed in black and sepia on the front cover and black on the spine and back cover. Cover design by Frank Holbrook. Frontispiece by Otto Lohmuller, reproduced in monochrome from a painting, and nine collages by Dennis Kelly. Photograph of the author on p. 80 by F. X. Allard. 2,000 copies printed. ISBN 0-917342-71-2. $4.95. [Entire edition, in both cloth and paper, out of print in 1986.]

"CHICKEN is an illustrated collection of [previously unpublished] boylove poems by Seattle poet Dennis Kelly. Believing that ' technique is a test of a man's sincerity,' the author explores various gay genres (from the epigrams of Catullus to the ideograms of Pound) to arrive at a uniquely humorous and thought-provoking stance towards boylove... with such poems as 'The Groceryboy,' 'Minotaur eat,' and 'The Eternal Chicken.'" 10 GAY SUNSHINE PRESS

Biographical note on the author: "Born 1943, Gemini with Cancer rising. Grew up as a WWII airforce brat moving from base to base with pilot-father & Irish-redhead'd mother. Got 'edchewcated' in the Deep South (B.S. at LSU in Baton Rouge). Discovered Ginsberg & Genet at 20. Worked way through college on Gulf of Mexico oilrigs. Followed gymnast lover to Seattle in 1969. Met second lover at UW & began publishing in Gay Sunshine & Fag Rag. Presently working on long epic poem entitled Cantos Northwest."

A10a. - Identical with A10. Twenty copies, numbered and signed by the author. $10.00.

A10b. - Size and pagination as A10. A special issue of twenty-six copies, each lettered and signed by the author and with an original holograph poem, entitled Billy's Spurs, on the recto of the free endpaper. Bound in purple cloth, with clear acetate dust jacket. Printed in gilt on the front cover: CHICKEN | Poems by | DENNIS KELLY; and along the spine: CHICKEN [-] by Dennis Kelly [-] Gay Sunshine Press. $30.00.

A10c. - Second printing in 1981. Identical to A10, except for the new publication dated added to the information on p. [4] and a price increase-to $5.95-on the back cover.

A11. ARTHUR RIMBAUD/PAUL VERLAINE | A LOVER'S COCK | and other gay poems | translated by | J. MURAT and W. GUNN | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco | 1979

8½ x 5½. Pp. 64. Perfect bound in matt card wrappers; front cover printed in white on pale rose background, spine and back cover printed in black on white. Cover design by Nuki [Daniel Millsaps]. Frontispiece, a detail reproduced in monochrome from Henri Fantin-Latour's painting Un coin de table (1872) showing Rimbaud and Verlaine together, and four l9th century drawings of the poets by Felix Regamey, Jean Veth, Luque and Verlaine himself. 2,000 copies printed. ISBN 0-917342-68-2. $3.95.

“In 1871 Arthur Rimbaud (then aged 16) and Paul Verlaine (aged 27) met and became lovers. Several erotic gay poems resulted from their stormy affair, including a sonnet to the asshole, written jointly. Other poems, such as Verlaine's Hombres series, were written long after they separated. Many of the poems are very explicit and raunchy indeed (for instance, ‘Shit, Cheese and Cum’); others show a sexual liberation a century ahead of their time (for instance, ‘The Gay Heritage’). These poems, several of them previously untranslated into English, are gathered here for the first time in one volume. Original French text is provided along with a superb English translation.”

Biographical notes on the authors: Arthur Rimbaud was born in 1854 at Charleville in the Ardennes. A precocious youth, he began writing poetry at the age of 15. In August 1870, he began the first of three abortive attempts to run away from home, first to Paris, then to Belgium and finally to Paris again. After this third escapade, some poems he had sent to Paul Verlaine resulted in an invitation to visit him at Paris, which was accepted. Rimbaud's Le Bateau ivre was written on his arrival at the French capital. A passionate relationship developed between the two poets, and the pair traveled to Brussels and England together. This affaire lasted until the summer of 1873 when, in a drunken argument, Verlaine wounded Rimbaud with a pistol shot. Returning home to Charleville, Rimbaud worked on Une Saison en enfer and Les Illuminations. The former collection was published in 1873 at the author's expense while the latter was first published, in a corrupt version edited by Verlaine, in La Vogue in 1886. Rimbaud's later life was occupied in extensive foreign travel, with a complete loss of interest in literary matters. He followed a career of seeming eccentricity that involved, amongst other occupations, a spell in the Dutch army, management of a circus and gun running in Africa. It was during this latter period that he developed an agonising tumor on his knee that necessitated his return to France, where his leg was amputated. He died shortly afterwards, in 1891. The first critical edition of his works, incorporating variant readings, appeared in 1939 from Mercure de France, under the editorship of Bouillane de Lacoste.

Paul Verlaine was born at Metz in 1844, and educated at Paris. His early life, after leaving university, was spent in the company of the young writers and artists who were to form the group known as Le Parnasse contemporaine. In 1870, Verlaine married a young girl he'd met first two years earlier, but it was a hopeless match, marred first by his excessive drinking and, later, by his abandonment of his wife and home in order to take up with Arthur Rimbaud in a vagabond existence that took them to England and Belgium. But this relationship was doomed as well, and ended violently in 1873 when, as a result of wounding Rimbaud with a pistol shot, Verlaine went to prison at Mons for two years. His later life was marked by alternate periods of alcoholism and religious repentance, with a further spell in prison as a result of beating up his widowed mother. He died in extreme poverty at Paris in 1896. His poetic collections include La Bonne chanson (1870), Romances sans paroles (1874), Sagesse (1881) and Chansons pour elle (1891). There are two volumes of autobiography, Mes prisons (1893) and Confessions (1895).

A11a. – Pagination and size as A11. Fifty numbered copies bound in off-white sailcloth, printed in blue on the frontcover: Arthur Rimbaud-Paul Verlaine | A LOVER'S COCK | and other Gay Poems; and along the spine: Rimbaud-Verlaine [–] A LOVER'S COCK [–] Gay Sunshine Press. $25.00.

A11b. – Second printing in 1980. 3,000 copies. Identical with A11, except for the following differences: new publication date added to information on p. [4]; no publication date on the titlepage; omission of limitation notice on p. [64]; addition of short critical note by Ned Rorem to back cover; and new price–$4.95–also on back cover.

A12. NOW THE VOLCANO | An Anthology of | Latin American Gay Literature | Edited by Winston Leyland | Translated by | Erskine Lane | Franklin D. Blanton | Simon Karlinsky | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

8½ x 5½. Pp. 288. 1979. Perfect bound in glazed black card wrappers, printed in gold and orange on the front cover and spine, and in white on the back cover. Frontispiece, a reproduction of a painting by the Brazilian artist Darcy Penteado, and six illustrations by Jose Clemente Orozco, Miguel Angel Rojas, Federico Undiano, Arlindo Daibert, Darcy Penteado and Luis Caballero. Published with the assistance of a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. ISBN 0-917342-67-4. 5,000 copies printed. $7.95.

Authors and poets included in this anthology are, from Mexico: Salvador Novo (1904-1974). – Luis Cernuda (1902-1963). – Xavier Villaurrutia (1903-1950). – Ernesto Bañuelos Enríquez (b. 1948). From Brazil: Adolfo Caminha (1867-1896). – “Gasparino Damata” (i.e., Gasparino da Mata e Silva; 1918-1984). – Caio Fernando Abreu (b. 1948). – Aguinaldo Silva (b. 1944). – Edilberto Coutinho (b. 1933). – Darcy Penteado (b. 1926). – Joao Silvério Trevisan (b. 1944). – “Valery Pereleshin” (i.e. Valery Salatko-Petrysche (b. 1913). – Cassiano Nunes (b. 1921). – Franklin Jorge. From Colombia: “Porfirio Barba-Jacob” (i.e., Miguel Angel Osorio; 1883-1942). – Jaime Jaramillo Escobar (b. 1932). – Jaime Manrique Ardilla (b. 1949).

“This anthology is a remarkable achievement. The editor has chosen to restrict himself to imaginative literature (fiction and poetry, plus one long memoir), written by authors who are gay themselves and have considerable knowledge of Latin American gay society… Now the Volcano is an extremely valuable exploration of what for most of us, North American or Latin American, up to now was an unknown jungle, a casa verde.” – E. A. Lacey. The material gathered together for Now the Volcano, which all appears here in English for the first time, is extracted from various periodicals and single-author collections with the exception of the contributions by Salvador Novo, Ernesto Bañuelos Enríquez, “Valery Pereleshin,” and Jaime Manrique Ardilla which are original and unpublished elsewhere.

A12a. – Pagination and size as A12. Hardcover edition, bound in dark red cloth with cream endpapers and head- and tail-bands. Printed in gold on the front cover: NOW THE VOLCANO | AN ANTHOLOGY OF LATIN | AMERICAN GAY LITERATURE | Edited by Winston Leyland; and along the spine: Leyland, ed. [–] NOW THE VOLCANO | AN ANTHOLOGY OF LATIN AMERICAN GAY LITERATURE [–] gay sunshine press. ISBN 0-917342-66-6. $20.00.

A13. BUDDHA'S KISSES | and other poems | by | Richard Ronan | Drawings by Bill Rancitelli | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

8½ x 5½. Pp. 96. 1980. Perfect bound in white glazed card wrappers, printed in red and black on the front cover and spine, and black on the back cover. Cover art, frontispiece and four illustrations by Bill Rancitelli. Photograph of the author on p. 95 by Maz Livingstone. Published with the assistance of a grant from the National Endowment of the Arts. ISBN 0917342-73-9. $4.95. [Out of print in all editions, 1986.]

“BUDDHA'S KISSES is a book of love poems, a work of grace and relentlessness. Its main concerns are the love of men, the presence of loss, and aloneness in time and place. But it also gives these experiences their larger context, grounding them in life and in the meaning gathered in a life fully lived. These poems are simple tributes to human endurance and to the traditions of human transformation.”

A number of the poems in Buddha's Kisses have been previously published, sometimes in other versions, in various periodicals and newspapers, such as Gay Sunshine, Mouth of the Dragon and American Poetry Review.

Biographical note on the author: “Richard Ronan was born in 1946. His plays, poetry, and prose have appeared in more than fifty magazines across the country, including The American Poetry Review and Gay Sunshine. He is a novelist and playwright/director with close ties to the alternative theatre movement. Seven of Richard Ronan's plays, major contributions to American avant-garde theatre, have been produced in New York. He has taught oriental philosophy and literature and sees his own processes as best described by those disciplines.”

A13a. – As A13. Twenty copies numbered and signed by the author. $10.00.

A13b. – Pagination and size as A13. A Special issue of twenty-six copies lettered and signed by the author, and with an original holograph poem, entitled “Prayer,” on the recto of the front free endpaper. Bound in dark red cloth, with clear acetate dust jacket. Printed in gilt across the front cover: BUDDHA'S KISSES | POEMS BY RICHARD RONAN; and along the spine: BUDDHA'S KISSES [–] RONAN [–] Gay Sunshine Press. $35.00.

A14. ALLEN GINSBERG/PETER ORLOVSKY | STRAIGHT HEARTS' DELIGHT | Love Poems and Selected Letters | 1947-1980 | Edited by Winston Leyland | [epig.:] Sure, if that long-with-love acquainted eyes | Can judge of love, thou feel'st a lover's case… | – Sir Philip Sidney | from Astrophel and Stella (1591) | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

9 x 6. Pp. 240. 1980. Perfect bound in glazed black card wrappers, printed in white, yellow and red on the front cover, white and black on the spine and white on the back cover. Cover design by Frank Holbrook. Frontispiece, a photograph of Ginsberg and Orlovsky, by Richard Avedon. Text illustrated with photographs of the authors and their “beatnik” friends of the 1940's and 50's, drawings by Robert LaVigne, and two facsimile pages extracted from letters of the authors. 5,000 copies printed with the assistance of a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. ISBN 0-917342-65-8. $8.95.

“STRAIGHT HEARTS' DELIGHT is a crucial volume for understanding the Beat Movement and two of its most prominent members. Included are gay love poems by Allen Ginsberg and Peter Orlovsky, many previously unpublished in book form, covering a thirty year period; also letters exchanged between the two poets which document their own love relationship, their travels abroad, and friendship with other Beat writers. The word ‘straight’ in the title is used in its traditional, and Ginsbergian sense, of straightforward, free from crookedness and deceit.”

Much of the material gathered together in Straight Hearts’ Delight is reprinted from other sources, with the exception of the letters and the following pieces, which are original to this volume. By Allen Ginsberg: I Lay Love on My Knee. – Love Replied. – Love Returned. – Love Forgiven. By Peter Orlovsky: Thank God… I Wasn’t a Whore Boy. – Dildo Song Sung Note for Note on Guitar. – Tanger Surprise.

Biographical notes on the authors: Allen Ginsberg was born in New Jersey in 1926, and educated at Grammar High School Patterson and Columbia College. Through his early association with such authors as Jack Kerouac, William Burroughs and Neal Cassady–and later Gregory Corso–he became one of leading figures of the “Beat Movement,” and with the appearance of his remarkable poem Howl in 1956 one of its most dynamic poets and propagandists. He travelled widely, during the 1950's to Mexico and Latin America and in the 60's to India, Vietnam and Japan. He experimented extensively with hallucinogenic drugs, and was an enthusiastic student of Eastern mysticism. There were visits to a number of “Iron Curtain” countries, including Cuba, Russia, Poland and Czechoslovakia, and in the latter country he was elected King of May by the citizens of Prague. He received a number of literary awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship (1963-4), and has been active in poetry workshops, seminars and education throughout the United States and Europe. During the Vietnam war era, Ginsberg was in the forefront of the peace movement, and was arrested with Dr. Benjamin Spock in 1967 during an anti-draft demonstration. He has published more than twenty-five volumes of poetry and prose. His Collected Poems appeared in 1985.

Peter Orlovsky was born at New York in 1933. After leaving school, he held a variety of occupations including those of ambulance attendant, farmer, housecleaner and newsboy, and earned a discharge from the Military after telling them that “An army is an army against love.” He travelled to North Africa with Allen Ginsberg and William Burroughs, and later to India, with Ginsberg and Gary Snyder. On his return, he participated in poetry readings and learned to play the banjo and the guitar. Active in the anti-war movement in the 1960's. His poetry has appeared in a number of periodicals, and he has had three books published, Dear Allen: Ship will land Jan 23 (1971). – Lepers Cry (1972). – Clean Asshole Poems & Smiling Vegetable Songs (1978).

A14a. – As A14. 224 copies bound in black cloth, printed in gilt along the spine: GINSBERG | ORLOVSKY [–] STRAIGHT HEARTS’ DELIGHT [–] LEYLAND, ED. [–] GAY SUNSHINE PRESS. Head- and tail-bands. Dust jacket as wrapper for 14. ISBN 0-917342-64-X. $20.00.

A14b. – As A14a. Fifty copies numbered and signed by both authors. Published at $30.00; price increased to $50.00 in 1983. [Out of print, 1985.]

A14c. – Size and pagination as A14. A Special issue of twenty-six copies, lettered and signed by both authors. Hand-bound in grey paper boards, backed with patterned blue cloth. Heavy black endpapers, head-and tail-bands and clear acetate dust jacket. Printed in red on front cover: ALLEN | GINSBERG [–] PETER | ORLOVSKY [–] |STRAIGHT HEARTS’ DELIGHT | Edited by Winston Leyland. Grey paper label on the spine, printed in red: GINSBERG | ORLOVSKY [–] STRAIGHT HEARTS’ DELIGHT. $50.00. [Out of print, 1981.]

A15. LOOK BACK IN JOY | CELEBRATION OF GAY LOVERS | Malcolm Boyd | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

8½ x 5½. Pp. 128. 1981. Perfect bound in glazed black wrappers, printed in white, green, red and brown on the frontcover, white and red on the spine and white on the backcover. Cover design by Frank Holbrook. Photographs of the author facing the titlepage and on p. [84] by Roger Ressmeyer. Uncredited photograph of the author taken at Detroit in 1966 facing p. 120. ISBN 0-917342-77-1. $6.95.

“A fresh and original literary work by an internationally acclaimed writer. Malcolm Boyd recounts his experiences with gay lovers, reflecting joy and fulfillment. He places poetical [prose] remembrances of these relationships in the framework of the four seasons, moving from spring to winter. This nostalgic look at the intensely human encounters of his life is marked by spirit and wit. An in-depth interview with the author is also included.”

Look Back in Joy consists of prose poems, “autobiographical remembrances,” which, with the exception of The Bishop, which appeared originally in The Advocate, are original to this volume. The interview with Malcolm Boyd was first published in Gay Sunshine (No. 44/5, 10th Anniversary Issue, 1980).

Biographical note on the author: Malcolm Boyd was born at New York in 1923. In the 1940's, he worked in Hollywood and New York as a partner of Mary Pickford in P.R.B., Inc., a pioneer TV production company. He was the first president of the Television Producers Association of Hollywood. In the 1950's, Boyd entered an Episcopal seminary and was ordained a priest. In the 60's, he became a leader in the civil rights and peace movements, and spoke at more than 100 campuses, including Harvard, Michigan, Stanford, M.I.T., Cornell, Columbia and Vassar. Along with Federico Fellini, Norman Mailer, James Baldwin, Jules Feiffer and William F. Buckley he was described as a “Disturber of the Peace” by Mademoiselle magazine. During the 1970's, Boyd was honored as an author when he was invited to live in Jerusalem for three months as a guest of Mishkenot Sha'ananim, the centre for artists and writers. He has written 19 books, and edited two others, and Boston University has established The Malcolm Boyd Collection, a permanent archive of his letters and papers. The best-selling Book of Lists included him in its list of “67 renowned homosexuals and bisexuals” throughout history.

A15a. – Pagination and size as A15. Hardcover edition, bound in medium brown cloth with head- and tail-bands. Printed in gilt on the frontcover: LOOK BACK IN JOY | Malcolm Boyd; and along the spine: Malcolm Boyd [–] LOOK BACK IN JOY [–] Gay Sunshine Press. ISBN 0-917342-85-2. $20.00.

A15b. – Pagination and size as A15. A special issue of twenty-six copies, each lettered and signed by the author. Bound in white paper boards, backed with floral patterned gray cloth. Pale lilac endpapers, with head- and tail-bands and clear acetate dust jacket. Printed in gilt on the frontcover: LOOK BACK IN JOY | Malcolm Boyd; and along the spine on a paper label: Malcolm Boyd [–] LOOK BACK IN JOY. $35.00.

A16. TREASURES | OF THE NIGHT | The Collected Poems | of | JEAN GENET | Translated by Steven Finch | Drawings by Bill Sullivan |Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

9 x 6. Pp. 120. 1981. Perfect bound in glazed white wrappers, printed in black and gold on the frontcover and spine, and in black on the backcover. Cover design and six interior illustrations by Bill Sullivan. Frontispiece reproduced from the cover of the first edition of Genet's poems, published in 1948. ISBN 0-917342-76-3. $6.95.

Note: The initial choice of gold lettering on the cover was abandoned when the publisher discovered that the wording was effectively “lost” against the black and white cover design. Ten copies with these defective wrappers were bound for the publisher's files, but not offered for sale, and constitute the technical first edition. The issue actually distributed to retail outlets for sale to the public will be found described at 16a, below.

“Treasures of the Night is a collection of all Jean Genet's poems, with an English translation. In a framework of traditional French verse, the eternal and universal themes of poetry and prose, life and death, love and indifference, water and earth, day and night, reality and illusion, are reunited and reevaluated, leading the reader along a spiritual road of discovery and enlightenment.

“The six long and highly lyrical poems in this bilingual edition are a stylistic reflection on our times as well as a rich contribution to the expression of the gay movement and spirit.

“This edition has been authorized by Jean Genet.”

Concerning the poems in this volume: “Le Condamné à Mort” was written in 1942 while Genet was still in Fresnes prison. It was first published, along with “Marche Funèbre,” in Chants Secrets (L'Arbalète) in Lyon, 1945. “La Galère” first appeared in La Table Ronde, 3e Cahier, 1945, under a dedication to Nico Dakis. The earliest printing of “Un Chant d'Amour” seems to be that in View (Paris), vol. vi, nos. 2-3, March-April 1946. The above four poems, together with “La Parade” and “Le Pêcheur du Suquet,” were published in Poèmes (L'Arbalète, Lyon 1948) in a limited edition of 1000 copies. This was reprinted in a trade edition by L'Arbalète in 1962. Gallimard published three of these poems, “Le Condamné à Mort,” “Un Chant d'Amour,” and “Le Pêcheur du Suquet,” in 1951/53 in oeuvres complètes de Jean Genet, with some modifications in the text.

The texts presented in Treasures of the Night follow the 1948/1962 Arbalète edition for “Marche Funèbre,” “La Galère,” “La Parade,” and “Le Pêcheur du Suquet” and the 1951/53 Gallimard edition for “Le Condamné à Mort” and “Un Chant d'Amour,” with several slight modifications taken from the l'Arbalète edition.

Note: This edition of Genet's poems is the first in book form in English. It predates by two or three months the edition published in issue 12 of the South San Francisco periodical Manroot.

Biographical note on the author: “Jean Genet was born in Paris in 1910. At the age of ten he was sent to a reformatory for stealing. For many years during his adult life he wandered throughout Europe making his way by begging, smuggling, thievery. Much of his early manhood was spent in prisons and reformatories. Between 1940 and 1948 he wrote several autobiographical books, including Our Lady of the Flowers, The Thief's Journal, and Miracle of the rose. In 1948 his sentence of life imprisonment was commuted largely through the efforts of French writers (such as Sartre and Gide). He has also written five plays, among them The Maids, The Balcony, and The Screens. An in-depth interview with Genet is included in Gay Sunshine Interviews, volume I, edited by Winston Leyland (Gay Sunshine Press, San Francisco, 1978).”

A16a. – Identical with A16, but with the wrappers printed in black and pink instead of black and gold. This was the version distributed to bookshops and constitutes the second issue of the first edition.

A16b. – Pagination and size as A16. 100 numbered copies bound in gold cloth, with head- and tail-bands. Printed in blue on the frontcover: JEAN GENET | TREASURES | OF THE NIGHT; and along the spine: Jean Genet [–] TREASURES OF THE NIGHT [–] Gay Sunshine Press. $25.00.

A16c. – As A16b. Fifty copies with the lettering on the frontcover and spine in red.

A17. SIZE QUEEN | and other poems | Dennis Kelly | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

8½ x 5½. Pp. 112. 1981. Perfect bound in glazed blue card wrappers, printed in white, pink and black on the front- and backcovers, and white on the spine. Cover design by Frank Holbrook, using illustrations by Aubrey Beardsley for Aristophanes' Lysistrata. Frontispiece and eight collages by the author. 3000 copies printed. ISBN 0-917342-82-8. $5.95.

“SIZE QUEEN is a boylove travelogue via such writers as William Carlos Williams, Pound, Crane, Spice, Vallejo and Rilke; it is an attempt to ground gay belles lettres in contemporary poetics. Seattle writer Dennis Kelly explores his own life in the Pacific Northwest in such poems as ‘Slave Boys of Sheba,’ ‘Baryshnikov Is Coming’ and ‘Punks of the Quotidian.’”

All the poems published in Size Queen are original, and previously unpublished. For a biographical note on the author see 9.

A17a. – Pagination and size as A17. A special issue of twenty-six copies lettered and signed by the author, and with an original holograph poem, entitled Canto XI, on p. [112]. Bound in pale blue boards, backed with dark blue cloth and with pale blue endpapers. Printed in gold on the frontcover: SIZE QUEEN | Dennis Kelly. Paper label on the spine, printed in gold: Dennis Kelly [–] SIZE QUEEN. $35.00.

A18. [Within a single-line oblong frame:] RECIPES, MENUS & TECHNIQUES | FOR THE EASY PREPARATION | OF ELEGANT DINNERS FOR TWO | [outside frame:] DINNER FOR TWO | BY RICK LEED . A GAY SUNSHINE COOK-BOOK

9 x 6. Pp. 160. 1981. Perfect bound in glazed yellow wrappers, printed in black, white and brown on the frontcover, black and brown on the spine and black on the backcover. Cover design and one drawing on p. [141] by Manuel Gomez; cover illustrations and interior artwork by Frank Holbrook. ISBN 0-91734286-0. $8.95. [Out of print, 1986.]

“This is a cookbook to help you create satisfying dinners for two, especially if you don't have endless time for cooking. Whether you are gay, straight or a little of each, Dinner for Two will help you please your dinner partner and convince him/her that you have some of the attributes of a master chef.

“The cookbook includes 52 complete menus. Each menu consists of a main course–an entree with vegetable–a salad, and dessert. There are special sections for chicken, beef, veal, lamb, pork, fish, eggs/cheese, and salads.

“For the beginning cook, Dinner for Two provides the guidance necessary to produce the right meal for you and your special dinner partner. For the more experienced cook, there are recipes and menus that will provide you with new culinary ideas to add to your repertoire.”

A19. MEAT | How Men | Look Act | Walk Talk | Dress Undress | Taste & Smell | True Homosexual Experiences | from S.T.H. | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

8½ x 5½. Pp. 192. 1981. Perfect bound in glazed blue wrappers, printed in black, white and red on the front-cover and spine, and in black and white on the back-cover. Cover design by Victor Weaver, executed by Frank Holbrook. Illustrated for the most part with photographs drawn from the Athletic Model Guild of Los Angeles, the Swedish magazine Revolt and Sierra Domino. An Introduction by the Boston poet Charley Shively occupies pp. 5-8. First printing officially scheduled for January 1981, and so indicated on the copyright page, but actually released to retail outlets about November 1980. 10,000 copies printed. ISBN 0-917342-78-X. $10.00.

“S.T.H.: The Manhattan Review of Unnatural Acts is one of the most astonishing underground magazines in the country… Men from all over the country, and abroad, have published in S.T.H. their most intimate sexual experiences. The best of these true accounts, plus new material, is gathered here for the first time in book form.”

“Supported by Welfare (SSI), Straight to Hell [S.T.H.] arose to arouse queers everywhere out of their underwear. As a reader wrote in San Francisco, ‘Who would ever dream that fantastic jerk-off material & consciousness raising stuff could be found in the same rag?’ How many rags even try to answer that dream? Besides STH, one might place Fag Rag (which I'm part of) or Gay Sunshine. Appropriately enough, Meat is a happy collaboration between Boyd McDonald [publisher of S.T.H.] and Winston Leyland, editor of Gay Sunshine Press – one on the East Coast, the other on the West Coast. Leyland has judiciously (or I should say juicily) selected and edited material from STH for this anthology…

“Meat is an unprecedented piece of literature… creating a literature of ‘pure sex,’ in itself an act of revolution… Meat may be the most moral book ever assembled; a morality of participants in which being `good' is giving a good blow or rim job, being ‘good’ is being hot and hard, being ‘good’ is letting it all come out…” Charley Shively, from the Introduction.

Biographical note on the editor of S.T.H.: Boyd McDonald was born in South Dakota in 1925. ‘I was a pioneer high school dropout,’ he writes, ‘leaving school to play badly in a bad travelling dance band. I was drafted into the Army, graduated from Harvard and came to New York, where my principal activity was taking advantage of the city's public sexual recreation facilities. As a sideline I worked as a hack writer at Time, Forbes, IBM and even more sordid companies. In 1970 I started the magazine, S.T.H. (Straight to Hell), The Manhattan Review of Unnatural Acts, later re-named The New York Review of Cocksucking, from which Winston Leyland made this anthology [Flesh, see entry # 24] and its predecessor, Meat. I recently beat my own meat almost constantly for five days and was in ecstasy, as was Hedy Lamarr; I mention this to show the kind of sustained, conscientious dedication that goes into S.T.H., Meat and Flesh.’

For other volumes of pieces extracted from S.T.H. see entry nos. A24, A29, A32, A45.

A19a. – Second printing in July 1981. Identical with A19, except for the new publication date added to the information on p. [4].

A19b. – Third printing in September 1983, with increase of price to $12.00 indicated on the backcover. Although the pagination and size of this reissue are identical to the first edition, a number of important variants differentiate it. The words “Edited by Boyd McDonald” are added to the titlepage. On p. [4], a “special offer” notice for a proposed second volume of S.T.H. material–eventually published as Flesh (see A24 below)–is replaced by an advertising coupon for a number of other Gay Sunshine Press titles; also, a “free catalog of books available” offer becomes a “22-page illustrated catalog” costing $1.00, and the new publication date is added.

A19c. – Pagination and size as A19. Fourth printing, 1994, with the wrappers redesigned by Rupert Kinnard and a new colour cover photograph by Kristen Bjorn. The catalogue of ‘Books from Leyland Publication/G.S Press” on p. [191] has been updated. $14.95.

A20. GORE VIDAL | A | THIRSTY | EVIL | SEVEN SHORT STORIES | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

8½ x 5½. Pp. 128. 1981. Perfect bound in glazed white wrappers, printed in black, pale green and plum on the frontcover and plum and black on the spine and back-cover. Cover design by Joe Fuoco. Photograph of the author on the back cover by Bellamy. Published with the assistance of a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. ISBN 0-917432-84-4. $7.95.

This volume is a reprint of a collection published formerly at New York in 1956 by Zero Press, and comprises seven stories that appeared first in Encounter, Tomorrow, New Directions No. 12, and New World Writing No. 1 and No. 4.

Contents: Three Stratagems. – The Robin. – A Moment of Green Laurel. – The Zenner Trophy. – Elinda and Mr Coffin. – Pages from an Abandoned Journal. – The Ladies in the Library.

Biographical note on the author: “Gore Vidal was born in 1925. His maternal grandfather was Thomas Gore, the first United States senator from Oklahoma. Vidal's father was later a sub-cabinet member in FDR's administration. Gore Vidal wrote his first novel, Williwaw, at the age of nineteen while serving in the army. He was soon heralded as one of the most promising postwar writers. His reputation has increased steadily during almost four decades as a writer. In 1960 he ran for the U.S. House of Representatives from a New York district. He lost the election but ran ahead of John Kennedy, leader of the ticket. From 1970 to 1972 he was co-chairman of the People's Party.”

A20a. – Pagination and size as A20. Hardcover edition, bound in dark plum cloth, with head- and tail-bands. Printed in gilt on the frontcover: GORE VIDAL | A THIRSTY EVIL; and along the spine: Gore Vidal [–] A THIRSTY EVIL [–] Gay Sunshine Press. ISBN 0-91734283-6. $20.00.

A20b. – Pagination and size as A20. A special issue of 100 copies, numbered, all signed by the author on the titlepage. Bound in cream paper boards, backed with dark blue cloth. Cream endpapers, with head- and tail-bands and clear acetate dust jacket. Printed in gilt on the frontcover: GORE VIDAL | A | THIRSTY | EVIL; and along the spine on a cream paper label: GORE VIDAL [–] A THIRSTY EVIL. $50.00.

A21. ADONIS GARCIA | A Picaresque Novel | by | Luis Zapata |Translated by E. A. Lacey | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

8½ x 5½. Pp. 208. 1981. Perfect bound in glazed orange wrappers, printed in black, white and blue on the frontcover and spine, and white on the back cover. Cover design by Frank Holbrook; cover photograph by David Greene. The photograph of the author on p. 208 is by Lola Alvarez Bravo. An Introduction by Jose Joaquin Blanco occupies pp. 5-8, and a “Translator's Note” occupies pp. 203-207. Published with the assistance of a grant from the California Arts Council. ISBN 0-917342-80-1. $7.95.

Adonis Garcia is a translation of Las Aventuras, Desventuras y Suenos de Adonis Garcia, El Vampiro de la Colonia Roma (Mexico City: Editorial Grijalbo, 1979)

“Adonis Garcia is a hustler who plies his trade in the streets and meeting places of Mexico City. His picaresque adventures in the Mexican gay sub-culture (which has its own rich argot) are detailed in this prize winning novel, translated from Spanish for the first time by E. A. Lacey. The author employs the language of conversation producing literature which is an immediate representation of reality. Blank spaces replace traditional punctuation, following the rhythms of conversation.”

Biographical note on the author: “Luis Zapata was born in Chilpancingo, Guerrero, Mexico in April 1951. He has a degree in medieval French literature and currently teaches at the National University of Mexico (D.F.). His first novel Hasta en las mejores familias (Even in the best of families, untranslated), received honorable mention in the contest for the Mexico International Novel Prize (1975). His second novel, El Vampiro de la Colonia Roma (Adonis Garcia) won the first Grijaldo prize for the novel and has been critically acclaimed in Mexico. Zapata's collection of short stories A Tontas y a Locas was published in 1981.”

Biographical note on the translator: “Canadian author E. A. Lacey's most recent book is Later: Poems 1973-1978, (Catalyst Press). His work appears in the two Gay Sunshine poetry anthologies Angels of the Lyre (1975) and Orgasms of Light (1977). His in-depth essay ‘Latin America: Myths and Realities’ appeared in Gay Sunshine No. 40/41 (1979).” He is also the translator of Bom-Crioulo and My Deep Dark Pain is Love (see entries 22 and 35, below).

A21a. – Pagination and size as A21. Hardcover edition, bound in orange cloth with head- and tail-bands. Printed in silver on the frontcover: ADONIS GARCIA | Luis Zapata; and along the spine: Luis Zapata [–] ADONIS GARCIA [–] Gay Sunshine Press. ISBN 0-917342-79-8. $20.00.

A21b. – Pagination and size as A21. A special issue of twenty-six copies, each lettered and signed by both the author and the translator. Bound in orange paper boards, backed with plain yellow cloth. Orange endpapers, with head- and tail-bands and clear acetate dust jacket. Printed in gilt on the frontcover: ADONIS GARCIA | Luis Zapata; and along the spine on an orange paper label: Luis Zapata [–] Adonis Garcia. $50.00.

A22. BOM-CRIOULO | The Black Man and the Cabin Boy | by | Adolfo Caminha | Translated from the Portuguese | by | E. A. Lacey | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

8½ x 5½. Pp. 144. 1982. Perfect bound in glazed card wrappers, printed across the frontcover, spine and back-cover in black, pink, white and blue. Cover drawing by Jose Lima; cover design by Speros Bairaktaris. The frontispiece, a pen and ink drawing of the author, is unsigned. An Introduction by Raul de Sa Barbosa, who also provides footnotes to the text in collaboration with the translator, occupies pp. 5-10. A short essay on the novel by Robert Howes occupies pp. 11-16, and a “Translator's Preface” occupies pp. 17-21. Published with the assistance of a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. ISBN 0-917342-88-7. $7.95.

“First English translation of the controversial Brazilian novel, Bom Crioulo. This was the first completely open gay novel to be published anywhere in the world (1895). It relates in naturalistic style the overt sexual relationship between a mature black man (Bom-Crioulo) and a boy of 15 (Aleixo). The book provoked such controversy in Brazil that author was threatened with court proceedings; it has since become a classic and is still in print in that country. The novel has a very contemporary ring and appeal.”

Biographical note on the author: “Adolfo Caminha was born in Ceara, Brazil, in 1867. Orphaned at an early age, he was taken to Rio de Janeiro by an uncle who enrolled him the naval school there. As a naval cadet he visited many parts of the world, including the United States. In 1887 he returned to Ceara as a second lieutenant and began to take part in the intellectual and political life of that state. A passionate love affair with the wife of an army officer resulted in a scandal and his resignation from the navy.

“In 1890, as a public official in Ceara, he began his literary career. Two years later he returned to Rio, where he died of tuberculosis at the age of twenty-nine.” Extracted from Winston Leyland's Introductory note to the extract of Bom Crioulo published in Now the Volcano (San Francisco: Gay Sunshine Press, 1979, p. 82); see entry no. A12, above.

A22a. – Pagination and size as A22. Hardcover edition, bound in dark green cloth with head- and tail-bands. Printed in gilt on the frontcover: Adolfo Caminha | BOM-CRIOULO | THE BLACK MAN AND THE CABIN BOY; and along the spine: Adolfo Caminha [–] BOMCRIOULO [–] Gay Sunshine Press. ISBN 0-917342-89-5. $20.00.

A22b. – Pagination and size as A22. A special issue of twenty-six lettered copies. Bound in cream paper boards backed with plain dark-red cloth. Cream endpapers, with head- and tail-bands and clear acetate dust jacket. Printed in gilt on the frontcover: BOM-CRIOULO | The Black Man and the Cabin Boy | Adolfo Caminha; and on a cream paper label along the spine: Adolfo Caminha [–] Bom-Crioulo. $35.00.

A23. CUTE | and other poems | Jim Everhard | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

8½ x 5½. Pp. 80. 1982. Perfect bound in glazed blue wrappers, printed on the frontcover and spine in black and plum, and in black on the backcover. Cover illustration and frontispiece by Joe Fuoca. Layout by Timothy Lewis. Photograph of the author on p. 80 by Jeffrey Miller. Published with the assistance of a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. ISBN 0-917342-93-3. $4.95.

“CUTE brings together a body of poetry that dramatizes the evolution of gay awareness over the past decade with both wit and passion. The poems are rooted in experience common to all gay men and candidly explore the myths and realities of our public and private lives. They are also a voice for the future and touch us in as many ways as we touch each other.”

Biographical note on the author: “Born in Dayton, Ohio, on December 2, 1946, Jim Everhard was reared in the Virginia suburbs of Washington D.C. He served a four-year enlistment in the Navy from 1966 to 1970 and, following that, spent the next eleven years working on a B.A. in English literature from George Mason University. His poems have appeared in Gay Sunshine, Fag Rag, Mouth of the Dragon, Hanging Loose, The Iowa Review, Epos, Painted Bride Quarterly, New: America and Canadian Poetry, several anthologies, etc. He is currently deeply in love with an egg and is working on more writing every day.”

A23a. – Pagination and size as A23. A special issue of twenty-six copies, lettered and numbered by the author and with an original holograph poem entitled Sex Life on p. [1]. Bound in pale blue boards, backed with gray, green and black patterned cloth. Pale blue endpapers, with head- and tail-bands. Lettered in gilt on the frontcover: CUTE |Jim Everhard; and along the spine on a pale blue paper label: Jim Everhard [–] CUTE. $35.00.

A24. FLESH | True Homosexual Experiences | from S.T.H. | Volume 2 | (Flesh is edited by Winston Leyland | from the magazine S.T.H. edited by | Boyd McDonald) | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

8½ x 5½. Pp. 192. 1982. Perfect bound in glazed red wrappers, printed in black, white and yellow on the frontcover, black and yellow on the spine, and black on the backcover. Cover design by Timothy Lewis incorporating a photograph from the Athletic Model Guild [A.M.G.] of Los Angeles. Illustrated for the most part with photographs from A.M.G., Sierra Domino, and the work of Alan Boone. Photograph of Boyd McDonald on p. 192 by James Hamilton. An Introduction by ‘Mitzel’ occupies pp. 5-7. First printing officially scheduled for January 1982, and so indicated on the copyright page, but actually available through retail outlets about October 1981. ISBN 0-917342-91-7. $10.00.

“This second volume begins where Meat left off. Men write ‘with no holds barred’ about their most intimate sexual experiences. Included are writings by working class and third world homosexuals, anthologised from the bestselling underground magazine S.T.H.”

For a biographical note on Boyd McDonald, see A19.

For other volumes of pieces extracted from S.T.H. see entry nos. A19, A29, A32, A45.

A24a. – Second printing in January 1983 (actually available c. October 1982), with an increase in price to $12.00. Although the pagination and size of this reissue are the same as the first edition, a number of important variant points differentiate it. The titlepage and front cover omit any mention of Winston Leyland, and state that the book is “Edited by Boyd McDonald”. The reverse of the titlepage (p. [4]), which carries the notice of copyright and other publication details, omits the paragraph concerning Alan Boone's photographs in favor of the new publication date; and the advertising coupon that heads the page is re-designed and more comprehensive than in the first edition.

A24b. – Pagination and size as A24. Third printing, 1997, with the wrappers redesigned by Rupert Kinnard and a new colour cover photograph by Kristen Bjorn. The catalogue of ‘Books from Leyland Publication/G.S Press” on p. [191] has been updated. $14.95.

A25. Gay | Sunshine | Interviews | Volume 2 | EDITED BY WINSTON LEYLAND | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

9 x 6. Pp. 288. 1982. Perfect bound in glazed purple wrappers, printed in black, white, blue and gradations of salmon, orange and yellow on the frontcover, and white on the spine and backcover. Cover design by Speros Bairaktaris. Frontispiece is a detail of a photograph by Steven Laffer of the editor of the volume, with a brief biographical note. Each of the interviews is preceded by a photograph of the subject, with, in the case of the John Wieners interview, the addition of a reproduction of a portrait in pencil. Published with the assistance of a grant from the California Arts Council. ISBN 0-917342-63-1. $10.00.

“This anthology comprises in-depth interviews with sixteen gay men involved in the arts and politics. Some of the interviews were published originally in Gay Sunshine Journal; others appear here for the first time. They provide seminal insights into the connections between sexuality and artistic creativity, as well as revelations on the personal and literary lives of the interviewees.”

Thirteen of the interviews in this volume are reprinted from issues of Gay Sunshine Journal published between the years 1973-80. Three other interviews are original, these being with Kirby Congdon, Samuel Steward and the second John Wieners interview.

Authors included in this second volume are: Harry Britt, interviewed by Winston Leyland. – James Broughton, interviewed by Robert Peters. – Kirby Congdon, interviewed by Maurice Kenny. – Martin Duberman, interviewed by George Whitmore. – Robert Duncan, interviewed by Steve Abbot & Aaron Shurin – Kenward Elmslie, interviewed by Winston Leyland. – Taylor Mead, interviewed by John Giorno. – Robert Peters, interviewed by Don Mark. – Roger Peyrefitte, interviewed by D. W. Gunn. – Edouard Roditi, interviewed by Winston Leyland. – Ned Rorem, interviewed by Winston Leyland. – Samuel Steward, interviewed by Winston Leyland. – Mutsuo Takahashi, interviewed by Keizo Aizawa. – John Wieners, interviewed [twice] by Charley Shively. – Jonathan Williams & Thomas Meyer, interviewed by John Browning.

Selections, in translation, from vols. I & II of Gay Sunshine Interviews appeared in two foreign-language editions. The first appeared in two volumes from Tusquets Editore in Barcelona, Spain, in 1982 and 1983, as numbers 102 and 108 of their Cuadernos Infimos series. Given the unfortunate title Consules de Sodoma, these volumes contain the interviews with Allen Ginsberg, William Burroughs, John Giorno, Jean Genet, Christopher Isherwood, Lou Harrison, Roger Peyrefitte, John Rechy, Ned Rorem, Gore Vidal and Tennessee Williams. The translations were done by Eduardo Wards Simon and Homero Alsina Thevenet, with revisions by Armand Fluvia.

The other selection, titled Sexualidade & Criacao Literaria, was published in one volume by Civilizacao Brasileira of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1980. Translated into Portugese by Raul de Sa Barbosa, the interviews contained in this edition are those with Roger Peyrefitte, William Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, Christopher Isherwood, John Rechy, Gore Vidal, and Tennessee Williams.

A25a. – Size and pagination as A25. Hardcover edition bound in dark red cloth with head- and tail-bands. Printed in black on the frontcover: GAY SUNSHINE | INTERVIEWS | VOLUME TWO | Edited by Winston Leyland; and along the spine: Leyland, ed. [–] GAY SUNSHINE INTERVIEWS VOL. 2 [–] Gay Sunshine Press. ISBN 0-917342-62-3. $20.00.

A25b. – Size and pagination as A25. A special issue of twenty-six copies, each lettered and signed by the editor. Bound in pale lilac boards, backed with patterned grey cloth. Pale lilac endpapers, with head- and tail-bands and clear acetate dust jacket. Printed in gilt on the frontcover: Gay | Sunshine | Interviews | Volume 2 | EDITED BY WINSTON LEYLAND; and along the spine on a paper label: GAY SUNSHINE INTERVIEWS VOL. 2. $35.00.

A26. GAY SUNSHINE JOURNAL | No. 47 | Anthology of Fiction/Poetry/Prose | Edited by Winston Leyland

9 x 6. Pp. 192. 1982. Perfect bound in glazed white wrappers, printed in black, pink and red on the front-cover, and black on the spine and backcover. Cover drawing by Joe Fuoco, and interior artwork by Larry Rostad (frontispiece), Aloysius Herlaerts, Tom Thompson, Joe Fuoco, Frank Holbrook, Joe Brainard and Arturo Ramirez Juarez. Photograph of Ned Rorem on p. [145] by Gianni Bates; photograph of Winston Leyland on p. 192, uncredited. Published with the assistance of a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. ISBN 0-917342-01-1. $7.95.

Authors included in this anthology are: Frits Bernard (trans. from the Dutch by A. Ronaldson). – Lyle Glazier. – Paul Verlaine (trans. from the French by W. Gunn). – Robert Glück. – Roy Wood. – George Birimisa. – Leigh W. Rutledge. – Joseph Torchia. – Michael Lebeck. – Charles Warren Stoddard. – Frank Chapman. – John Stuart Anderson. – Ned Rorem. – Allen Ginsberg. – E. A. Lacey. – Will Inman. – Dinos Christianopoulos (pseud. of Dinos Dhimitriou; trans. from the Greek by Kimon Friar). – Ron Schreiber. – Aaron F. Steele. – Frederick Zydek. – Freddie Greenfield. – Charley Shively. – Lonnie Leard. – Jeffrey Srdich. – Joe Bracker. – Gordon Lester–Massman. – Oswell Blakeston. – Dennis Kelly. – John Selby. – David Emerson Smith. – John T. Kellnhauser. – Jack Veasey. – Pacifico Massimo of Ascoli/Di'Bil Ibn'Ali (trans. by Stephen W. Foster). – Jeffrey Beam.

Approximately three-quarters of the material in this collection is prose. Among the original pieces may be included the following: Ozcan Revisited, by Lyle Glazier. – Sex Story, by Robert Glück. – Next Time, by Roy Wood. – Cissie! by George Birimisa. – Das Blassrote, by Lee W. Rutledge. – First Communion, by Joseph Torchia. – The Charm of the Great American Desert, by Michael Lebeck. – Toys, by Frank Chapman. – Act and Betrayal – a One Man Play, by John Stuart Anderson. In English for the first time are Costa Brava, by Fritz Bernard, and the long version of Paul Verlaine's story Rampo (oeuvres posthumes, vol. 1, Paris, 1929).

Of the poetry in this collection, some is original–for example Allen Ginsberg's Maybe Love–while the balance is reprinted from Gay Sunshine Journal.

For a biographical note on the editor, see A1.

Note: This is the first volume of the Gay Sunshine Journal to be published following the abandonment of its original tabloid newspaper format. The final tabloid issue (# 46) of Gay Sunshine Journal was distributed concurrently to subscribers, so that they received in the mail both the paper and Gay Fiction Anthology. The two were sold separately in the bookstores, however.

A26a. – Pagination and size as A26. Hardcover edition, limited to 100 numbered copies, bound in purple cloth with head- and tail-bands. Printed in gilt on the front- cover: GAY FICTION ANTHOLOGY |Edited by Winston Leyland; and along the spine: Winston Leyland, Ed. [–] Gay Sunshine Journal. ISBN 0-917342-00-3. $20.00.

A27. THE BOY FROM BEIRUT | and other stories | by | Robin Maugham | Edited by Peter Burton | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

8½ x 5½. Pp. [ii]+162. 1982. Perfect bound in glazed card wrappers. The frontcover illustrated with a colored drawing, the spine white and printed in black, and the backcover dark green and printed in white. Cover design by Speros Bairaktaris. Illustrated with photographs of the author, including one by Peter Burton which acts as a frontispiece, a detail of a portrait in oils of Maugham by David Rolt and a drawing of the author by Ian McGee. Published with the assistance of a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. ISBN 0-917342-90-9. $7.95.

“The Boy from Beirut is a collection of stories on gay themes–some fictional, some autobiographical–by Robin Maugham (1916-1981), one of England's most prominent postwar authors. This ‘in memoriam’ volume also includes an in-depth interview with the author in which he discusses, among other things, his relationship with his equally renowned uncle, Somerset Maugham.”

Contents: Testament: Cairo 1898 (originally published at London by Michael De Hartington and later included, together with The Boy From Beirut, in Maugham's 1973 collection The Black Tent and Other Stories, published at London and New York by W. H. Allen). – The Boy from Beirut and The Rest Cure (first published at London in the periodical Gay News). – Tarou (was published originally under the title Drum in In Touch [Los Angeles]). – A While in Darkness (was first published in Quorum [England]). – The Tea Planter, The Senussi Soldier and Dieter (were first published in Search for Nirvana, W. H. Allen, London, 1975). – The interview with Robin Maugham by Peter Burton is reprinted from Gay Sunshine Journal no. 33/34, 1977.

Biographical note on the author: Robin Maugham was born at London in 1916, and was educated at Eton and Cambridge, where he studied law, although with little enthusiasm. His father was F. H. Maugham, who became Lord Chancellor under Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain. His paternal uncle was equally distinguished, being William Somerset Maugham, the novelist, short story writer and playwright. During WWII, Robin Maugham signed up as a trooper in the Inns of Court Regiment and saw action in North Africa, where he was wounded in the head by shell splinters. After the war, and by way of therapy, he began to write and decided that he would follow in his uncle's footsteps and take it up professionally. Despite extensive travel, he managed to produce a respectable body of work, including short stories, memoirs and autobiographies, twenty-five plays, eighteen novels, seven travel books and much journalism. His novel Enemy was published by Gay Sunshine Press in 1983, in its first American edition. (See entry A34, below.) Robin Maugham died in March, 1981.

A27a. – Pagination and size as A27. Hardcover edition, bound in blue-green cloth, with head- and tail-bands. Printed in gold on the frontcover: Robin Maugham | THE BOY FROM BEIRUT | And Other Stories; and along the spine: ROBIN MAUGHAM [–] THE BOY FROM BEIRUT [–] Gay Sunshine Press. ISBN 0-917342-89-5. $20.00.

A27b. – Pagination and size as A27. A special issue of twenty-six lettered copies, bound in pale blue paper boards backed with light khaki and gray striped cloth. Pale blue endpapers, with head- and tail-bands. Printed in red on the frontcover: THE BOY FROM BEIRUT | Robin Maugham; and on a paper label along the spine: Robin Maugham [–] THE BOY FROM BEIRUT. $35.00.

A28. THE DISROBING | Sex and Satire | by | Royal Murdoch | EDITED BY WINSTON LEYLAND | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

8½ x 5½. Pp. 112. 1982. Perfect bound in glazed blue wrappers, printed in black, green, white and red on the frontcover black on the spine and backcover. Cover design by Frank Holbrook. Frontispiece comprising four photographs of the author, taken over a 43 year period from 1933 to 1976. An Introduction by Winston Leyland occupies pp. 7-8. ISBN 0-917342-96-8. $5.95.

“Royal Murdoch (1898-1981) was born in California. He lived in New York City for many years and then in Mexico City for the last two decades of his life. He won the Van Rensselaer Poetry Prize (1933) and published several volumes of poems.

“The Disrobing, an in memoriam volume, is the first collection of his gay writing, covering a fifty-year period. Included are poems, aphorisms, journal selections, and part of an unfinished autobiographical novel.”

For a biographical note on the editor, see A1.

Some of these poems were published previously by: Gay Sunshine Journal, Fag Rag, The Fine Editions Press [Murdoch's own press], Ipse (the magazine of the International Poetry Society). The title poem, “The Disrobing,” first appeared in Gargantua's Mouth (New York: Fine Editions Press, 1946). Others appear here for the first time. Of the prose pieces, Criticisms and Witticisms, Letters to Xenophon Ho, Cuba and Pedro Nel, Dream Record and Journal Fragments are all original. The Two 1930's diary excerpts, Project Workers and a Gay and A Gay Bathouse, are extracted from Poet in Despair–A Diary of the Great Depression, 1934-1951 (7 volumes in a private edition of 6 sets; Mexico City, 1974).

A28a. – Pagination and size as A28. A special issue of twenty-six lettered copies, each containing a folded sheet, tipped in, on which has been specially printed a poem in ten stanzas by Murdoch, entitled Ode for the Unforgotten. Bound in cream paper boards, backed with patterned brown cloth. Cream endpapers, with head- and tail-bands and clear acetate dust jacket. Printed in gilt on the front cover: THE DISROB-ING | Sex and Satire | Royal Murdoch; and along the spine on a paper label: ROYAL MURDOCH [–] THE DISROBING. $35.00.

A29. SEX | True Homosexual Experiences | from S.T.H. Writers | Volume 3 | Editor: Boyd McDonald | Editor of the Anthologies: | Winston Leyland | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

8½ x 5½. Pp. 192. 1982. Perfect bound in glazed, light violet wrappers, printed in black and turquoise across the front, spine and backcover. Cover Design by Timothy Lewis. Cover photograph, and the majority of the photographs illustrating the text, are from the Athletic Model Guild of Los Angeles. ISBN 0-917342-98-4. $12.00.

“Sex begins where the best-selling Meat/Flesh left off. Men nationwide write with no holds barred about their true homosexual experiences–truck drivers, models, professors, workers, Third World homosexuals… Includes almost 200 pages of hot male-male sex stories illustrated with nude photos.”

The two earlier vols. in this series will be found described at A19 and A24, above. Later vols. are noticed at entry nos. A32, A45. Biographical notices of Boyd McDonald and Winston Leyland are located at A19 and A1, respectively.

A29a. – Second printing in November 1985. In most respects identical with A29, except for the following important variations: an advertisement for other S.T.H. books published by Gay Sunshine Press has been deleted. – The new publication date has been added to the information on the copyright page. – The words “Editor of the Anthologies: | Winston Leyland” have been removed from the titlepage. – The photograph on p. [190] has deleted and replaced with an announcement by New York Physicians for Human Rights concerning “AIDS Safe-Sex Guidelines.” – An advertisement on p. [191] for Gay Sunshine Press publications has been replaced with an updated advertisement incorporating new titles. – The previously blank p. [192] now has an appeal by Boyd McDonald for more “personal accounts” of the sort published in S.T.H. and these anthologies.

A29b. – A special issue, textually identical with A29a preceding, of ten numbered and handbound copies published in the Fall of 1986. Bound in cream boards, backed with dark green and grey patterned cloth, head- and tailbands and clear acetate dust jacket. Printed in gilt on the frontcover: SEX | VOLUME 3; and along the spine on a paper label: SEX [–] VOLUME 3. $50.00.

A29c. – Pagination and size as A29. Third printing, 1997, with the wrappers redesigned by Rupert Kinnard and a new coloured cover photograph by Kristen Bjorn. The catalogue of ‘Books from Leyland Publication/G.S Press” on p. [191] has been updated. $14.95.

A30. PHYSIQUE | Photography by Bob Mizer | Edited by Winston Leyland | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

11 x 8½. Unpaged, but pp. [96]. 1982. Perfect bound in glossy white photographic wrappers, printed in black, blue and yellow on the frontcover and black on the spine and backcover. Art direction, and an untitled Introduction occupying pp. [5,7-8], by Timothy Lewis. 15,000 copies printed. ISBN 0-91734294-1. $18.95.

“Since the 1940's Los Angeles Athletic Model Guild has been publishing photos of America's sexiest young men–now more than 120 of these photos (color, B&W) are collected in one large volume.”

From Timothy Lewis's Introduction: “In 1945, Bob Mizer and two business associates founded the Athletic Model Guild, originally intending it to serve as a referral service for models and Southern California photographers. Faced with one partner's death and the other's departure to more lucrative projects, Mizer quickly began learning how to be his own photographer in order to save the fledgling company.

“With 4x5 camera equipment, some converted space in his back yard storage rooms and a meagre crew, Bob Mizer guided the organization towards a stylish and productive company that today has the distinction of being the oldest male model photography studio in the country.”

For a biographical note on the editor, see A1.

A31. UNZIPPED | A Novella and Six Short Stories | by | John Coriolan | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

8½ x 5½. Pp. 160. 1983. Perfect bound in glazed, light green wrappers printed in yellow, black and white on the frontcover, black and yellow on the spine and yellow on the backcover. Cover design by Speros Bairaktaris, incorporating a detail of the frontispiece which, together with the six other illustrations in the text, is by Tom of Finland. 10,000 copies printed. ISBN 0-917342-31-3. $7.95.

“Unzipped introduces factory workers, Key West locals (among them the backfield of a college football team), a New England gardener, the patrons of a gay sex club, Cuban kids on a beach, a quartet of gay friends reminiscing… Through all seven pieces runs a single theme: the explicitly detailed celebration of male-male sex, the excitement, the romance, the fun of it.”

Contents: The E-V. – Green Guavas. – Winner's Choice. –The Boys – and the Men – on the Beach. – The Three-Spoked Wheel. – The Gardener's Helper. – The “Once in a Blue Moon” Variations. Two of these stories appeared previously in a collection entitled Seven Ways from Sunday published at New York in 1972 by the Olympia Press in their “Other Traveller” series, and a third in Stallion Magazine (issue for March, 1983).

Biographical note on the author: ‘John Coriolan’ is the nom-de-plume of Key West author William Corrington. His first acclaim came with his novel A Sand Fortress (N.Y.: Universal Publishing, 1968), the text of which was later revised and expanded for a reprint by Gay Sunshine Press (see entry A38). A collection of short stories was published in 1972, as noted in the preceded paragraph, and he has published a number of pieces in gay magazines.

For other books by the same author published by Gay Sunshine Press, see entry nos. A39, A40, and A49.

A31a. – Pagination and size as A31. Special issue of twenty-six numbered copies, signed by the author. The notice of limitation is printed on a sticker affixed to p. [4], the reverse of the titlepage. Bound in pale lilac paper boards, backed with patterned green cloth. Pale lilac endpapers, head- and tailbands and clear acetate dust jacket. Printed in gilt on the frontcover: UNZIPPED | John Coriolan; and along the spine on a paper label: John Coriolan [–] UNZIPPED. $35.00.

A32. CUM | True Homosexual Experiences | from S.T.H. Writers | Volume 4 | Editor: Boyd McDonald | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

8½ x 5½. Pp. 192. 1983. Perfect bound in glazed light grey wrappers, printed in black and white, orange and blue on the frontcover and spine, and blue on the backcover. Cover design by Timothy Lewis, incorporating a photograph by Mike Arlen, of the Wetherby Studios, London, England. Interior photographs drawn from, among other sources, Sierra Domino and the Athletic Model Guild of Los Angeles. Photograph of Boyd McDonald on p. 192 by James Hamilton; “Hair design by Atlas Barber School.” ISBN 0-917342-30-5 $12.00.

From the Introduction by Boyd McDonald: “This is the fourth anthology of letters written by readers of the magazine I founded, S.T.H. (Straight to Hell): The New York Review of Cocksucking.

“This book differs from its three predecessors, also published by Gay Sunshine Press [see A19, A24 & A29], in that most of the letters in it have never been published before. (Despite the fact that previous volumes contained large amounts of material reprinted from the magazine, the books were greeted with enthusiasm by reviewers and buyers; hence this one, with its greater wealth of new material, is destined to become almost insufferably inspiring.)

“In my lovely home, I still have shopping bags full of unpublished letters. New ones arrive daily. I hope to put all of those which are true into other books pronto; after all, I am inspired by them too.”

Other volumes in this series will be found at entry nos. A19, A24, A29 & A45. For a biographical note on the editor, see entry A19.

A33. THE BOY HARLEQUIN | and other stories | Girard Kent | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

8½ x 5½. Pp. 208. 1983. Perfect bound in glazed dark blue wrappers, printed in yellow and white on the frontcover and spine, and yellow on the backcover. Color illustration on the frontcover, and cover design, by Speros Bairaktaris. ISBN 0-917342-29-1. $7.95.

“A Southern gay writer combines eroticism with humor in 14 skillfully crafted short stories. In The Voice of Jefferson a son discovers his father's homosexuality; in Roberto an older man struggles to deny his love for an adolescent boy; in The Mighty Jexters a secret sex club at a boys' school blackmails a gay priest.”

In addition to the titles listed above, this collection includes the following stories: The Souvenir. – The Missing Link. – The Boy Harlequin. – The Dancing Bear. – A Case of Blackmail. – Rio de Arena. – Pink Zebras. – Secrets. – The “Splendiferous Dicks” Affair. – Two Boys. – The Man Who Would Speak for God.

‘Girard Kent’ is the nom-de-plume of Texas writer Lon Rogers. The Boy Harlequin is his first book.

A33a. – Pagination and size as A33. A special issue of twenty-six lettered copies, signed by the author. Bound in cream paper boards backed with patterned blue cloth. Cream endpapers, head- and tail-bands and clear acetate dust jacket. Printed in blue on the frontcover: THE BOY HARLEQUIN | Girard Kent; and on a paper label along the spine: Girard Kent [–] THE BOY HARLEQUIN. ISBN 0-917342-30-5. $35.00.

A33b. – Second printing in 1985. Identical with A33, except for the addition of the new publication date to the information on p. [4].

A34. ENEMY | A NOVEL | Robin Maugham | GAY SUNSHINE PRESS | SAN FRANCISCO

8½ x 5½. Pp. 160. 1983. Perfect bound in glazed pictorial wrappers, printed in light magenta and blue on the frontcover, black and light magenta on white on the spine and yellow on maroon on the backcover. Color illustration on the frontcover, and cover design, by Speros Bairaktaris. An Author's Note occupies p. [157]. ISBN 0-917342-25-9. $7.95.

This constitutes the first American edition. Enemy was originally published in 1981 in London, England, by William Kimber & Co. under the title The Deserters.

“The last novel of Robin Maugham follows a pattern that began with his first and most famous book, The Servant. It is a careful, detailed study in fiction of the relationships between two characters. Two lost soldiers stumble on each other in the desert after a tank battle. English and German, their first instinct is to take the other prisoner, but as their main preoccupation is survival this is clearly absurd… Robin Maugham gives many insights into the different backgrounds that brought them together.” – Birmingham Post.

“Enemy was Robin Maugham's last novel before he died, and is based on an incident which occurred to him while on active service in the war. Like much of his fiction it is set out of England and preoccupied with the working class and homosexuality… It has a customary polished technique which will delight the many Robin Maugham admirers…” – Times Literary Supplement.

See entry A27, above, for The Boy From Beirut, a collection of stories by Robin Maugham published by Gay Sunshine Press, and for a biographical note on this well-known English author.

A34a. – Pagination and size as A34. Hardcover edition which, although not indicated as such in the book, has a limitation of 200 unnumbered copies. Bound in pale green cloth, with head- and tail-bands. Printed in black on the frontcover: ROBIN MAUGHAM |ENEMY; and along the spine: ROBIN MAUGHAM [–] ENEMY [–] Gay Sunshine Press. ISBN 0-917342-26-7. $20.00.

A35. MY DEEP DARK PAIN | IS LOVE | A Collection of Latin American | Gay Fiction | Edited by Winston Leyland | Translated from Spanish and Portugese | by E. A. Lacey | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

9 x 6. Pp. 384. 1983. Perfect bound in glazed burgundy wrappers, printed in yellow and gradations of pink through blue and green on the frontcover, yellow and blue on the spine and yellow in the backcover. Cover design by Speros Bairaktaris. Frontispiece and drawing on p. [14] by the Argentinian artist Jorge Gumier Maier. An Editor's Foreword occupies p. 6, and a Translator's Introduction pp. 7-13. Published with the assistance of a grant from the Coordinating Council of Literary Magazines. ISBN 0-917342-03-8. $10.00.

Note: This volume constitutes Gay Sunshine Journal in its annual book anthology form, comprising issues 48-53, and is the last such publication. It was distributed by mail to subscribers, but sold in bookstores as a regular book and not as a magazine.

“This is an in-depth anthology of fiction on gay themes by twenty-four writers, among them the internationally acclaimed Manuel Puig (Argentina), Mário de Andrade (Brazil), and Reinaldo Arenas (Cuba). The book presents Latin American gays as part of a lively, fascinating social reality–as soldiers, businessmen, office workers, students, cattle ranchers, circus performers… Included are two complete novellas–one about homosexuality in the marines, the other about a sexual encounter between two high-school boys; also the brilliant ‘Orgy’–an erotic diary based on experiences in tropical Brazil. Almost 400 pages with thirty different selections by a dazzling array of talent.”

Authors included in this anthology are, from Argentina: “Lucio Ginarte” [pseud. of Tulio Carella]. – Néstor Perlongher. – Carlos Correas. – Manuel Puig. – Carlos Arcidiácono. From Mexico: Luis Zapata. From Cuba: Reinaldo Arenas. – Vicente Echerri. From Chile: Jorge Marchant Lazcano. From Brazil: Aníbal Machado. – Mário de Andrade. – Rubem Fonseca. – Gasparino Damato. –Darcy Penteado. – Paulo Hecker Filho. – Caio Fernando Abreu. – Luiz Canabrava. – Raimundo Magalhaes Jr. – Jorge Domingos. – “Glauco Mattoso” [pseud.]. – Dalton Trevisan. – Miroel Silveira. – Alexandre Ribondi. – Raul Pompéia. Biographical notes on the authors are printed at the conclusion of their contributions.

Of the contributions included in this anthology, which all appear here in English for the first time, the following are original and hitherto unpublished: The Red Dancing Shoes, by Luis Zapata. – End of a Story, by Renaldo Renas. – Double Nine, by Vincente Echerri. – Killing the Lady of the Carmelias, by Jorge Marchant Lazcano. – The Wedding of the King of Spades and The Story the Ballads don't Tell, by Jorge Domingos. – The Saddest Thing Is That It's Over, by “Glauco Mattoso.” – The Blue Crime, by Alexandre Ribondi.

For biographical notes on the editor and translator, see entries A1 and A21 respectively.

A35a. – Pagination and size as A35. Hardcover edition, bound in dark blue cloth with head- and tail-bands. Printed in gilt on the frontcover: MY DEEP DARK PAIN | IS LOVE; and along the spine: LEYLAND/LACEY [–] MY DEEP DARK PAIN IS LOVE [–] Gay Sunshine Press. ISBN 0-917342-02-X. $20.00.

A35b. – Pagination and size as A35. A special issue of twenty-six lettered copies, signed by the editor and translator. [The translator's signature is tipped-in.] Bound in cream paper boards, backed with patterned blue cloth. Cream endpapers, head- and tail-bands and clear acetate dust jacket. Printed in gilt on the frontcover: MY DEEP DARK PAIN | IS LOVE; and on a paper label along the spine: LEYLAND / LACEY [–] MY DEEP DARK PAIN IS LOVE. $50.00.

[Note: Most of this material was gathered by Leyland during several visits Leyland made to Latin America in the 1977-1982 period.]

A36. BLACK MEN/WHITE MEN | A Gay Anthology | Edited by Michael J. Smith | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

8½ x 5½. Pp. 240. 1983. Perfect bound in glazed cream wrappers, printed in black and red on the frontcover, spine and backcover. Cover design by Lois Grimm, incorporating a photograph, inset, by David Greene. Photographic frontispiece by David Greene, and the text illustrated with photos by, among others, Calvin Anderson of Sierra Domino, and drawings by Calvin Anderson, Ross Paxton and Michael Grumley. ISBN 0-917342-27-5. $8.95.

“For the first time, the Black and interracial gay experience in White America. An anthology of short stories, personal reminiscences, interviews, political articles, poems, photos, art – from the most scholarly to the most explicit, by 43 writers, artists.”

Contributors to this anthology are: Eric Garber. – Bruce Nugent. – Langston Hughes. – Salih Michael Fisher. – Ron Vernon. – Joel Ensana. – Richard Royal. – Jamiel Daud Hessim. – Jeffrey Beam. – Thom Beame. – Richard Witherspoon. – Mark J. Ameen. – Wayne Alexandre. – Jim Brewer Jr. – Darryl Towles. – Adrian Stanford. – Lyle Glazier. – Jerome Thornton. – Joe DeMarco. – Michael J. Smith. – Will Inman. – Larry Duplechan. – Charlie Shively. – Leonard Patterson. – James S. Tinney. – Paul Thomas Cahill. – Gabe Sims. – G. S. Weinerman. – Richard Royal. – “Prince Eusi-Ndugu.” – Paul Barrett. – “Troop” [pseud.]. – Roosevelt Williamson. – Louie Crew. – Robert Thorpe. – “Benjamin James”. Biographical notes on the contributors are gathered together at the conclusion of the book, between pp. 232-238.

The following contributions to this collection are original and unpublished elsewhere: Assumption about the Harlem Brown Baby [poem], by Salih Michael Fisher. – The Long Hard Run [short story], by Joel Ensana. – Black Angel [poem], by Richard Royal. – You Go Off With My Life and Leave Taking [2 poems], by Jeffrey Beam. – A.R. [poem], by Richard Witherspoon. – Transit House [short story], by Mark J. Ameen. – Interview With a Black Homosexual Masochist [self-interview], by Wayne Alexandre. – Chester [short story], by Lyle Glazier. – A Memory: Sana's [poem], by Jerome Thornton. – tenderness more fiercer than torture [poem], by Will Inman. – Peanuts and the Old Spice Kid [short story], by Lawrence Duplechan. – The Reunion [short story], by Paul Thomas Cahill. – A Fine White Boy [true story], by Gabe Sims. – Brazil [poem], by “Troop.” – A Personal Testimony [autobiographical sketch], by “Benjamin James.” The balance of the material is reprinted from gay periodicals and other sources.

Biographical note on the editor: “Michael J. Smith… is the founder of Black and White Men Together, which now has branches in most major American Cities. He was born in 1944 in Culver City, California, and is the author of Colorful People and Places, a Gay/Lesbian interracial and Third World guidebook. He also edits and publishes the Quarterly, a similarly oriented periodical… Mike is ‘still learning’ and becomes ‘touchy when it gets too painful.’”

A36a. – Pagination and size as A36. Hardcover edition, bound in black cloth, with head- and tail-bands. Printed in gilt on the frontcover: BLACK MEN / WHITE MEN; and along the spine: Smith, ed. [–] BLACK MEN/WHITE MEN [–] Gay Sunshine Press. ISBN 0-917342-28-3. $20.00.

A36b. – Pagination and size as A36. A special issue of twenty-six lettered copies, signed by the author. Bound in white paper boards, backed with black and grey patterned cloth. Head- and tail-bands, and clear acetate dust jacket. Printed in black on the frontcover: BLACK MEN/WHITE MEN; and along the GAY SUNSHINE PRESS

A36c. – Pagination and size as A36. Reprinted 1999, with the wrappers redesigned by Steve Postman, and a new colour cover photograph by Kristen Bjorn. Page [1] has been reset to carry a dedication and obituary notice of the editor, Michael J. Smith, who died in 1989. $15.95.

A37. SEX BEHIND BARS | A Novella, Short Stories | and | True Accounts | Robert N. Boyd | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

8½ x 5½. Pp. 240. 1984. Perfect bound in glazed wrappers. Frontcover black, printed in white, silver and red, and incorporating a photograph from the Athletic Model Guild (A.M.G.) of Los Angeles. Spine black, and printed in silver and red. Backcover silver, and printed in black. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. Frontispiece, a photograph from A.M.G. Although officially scheduled for release in early 1984, Sex Behind Bars was actually available through retail outlets in early November 1983. ISBN 0-917342-34-8. $10.00.

First collected edition; with the exception of the first six pieces in the contents list below, which are original and unpublished elsewhere, the material in this volume appeared originally in the following periodicals: Mandate. – In Touch. – First Hand. – Blueboy. – Honcho. – Numbers.

Contents: Prison Sports [non-fiction]. – Prison Slaves [non-fiction]. – Who's Kidding Who? [fiction]. – Cellmates [fiction]. – What Goes Around [fiction]. – No One Ever Wins [fiction]. – Life Behind Bars [non-fiction]. – Prison Slang [non-fiction]. – Sex Behind Bars [non-fiction]. – Prison Sex [non-fiction]. – Slippery Sex [non-fiction]. – Butch Virgins [non-fiction]. The following pieces are all fiction: Tank Boss. – Prisoners. – “The Hole”. – Going Home.

The author, who has served time in Nevada, writes: “What I have to say about sexual activity in prison is based on my personal involvement with the young men whose stories I am telling.” Writes Blueboy: “Boyd is an excellent writer. The erotic encounters between his men–both fictional and real–have an authenticity rarely seen. If the truth will make you free, then Robert N. Boyd is flying above our heads, for his writing glows with it.”

A37a. – Pagination and size as A37. A special issue of twenty-six lettered copies, signed by the author. Bound in pale blue paper boards, backed with patterned blue and light grey cloth. Pale blue endpapers, head- and tail-bands and clear acetate dust jacket. Printed in black on the front cover: SEX BEHIND BARS | Robert N. Boyd; and along the spine on a paper label: Robert N. Boyd [–] SEX BEHIND BARS. $35.00.

A37b. – Second printing of paperback version in November 1990, with price increase to $14.95. Appropriate changes to copyright page, and deletion of reference to the limited edition.

A37c. - 1995.

A38. TELENY | A Novel Attributed to | OSCAR WILDE | EDITED BY WINSTON LEYLAND | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

8½ x 5½. Pp. 184. 1984. Perfect bound in dark blue glazed wrappers. Frontcover illustrated with a photograph by Baron von Gloeden of a young Sicilian boy superimposed over a photograph of Oscar Wilde, and lettered in white and pale salmon. Spine printed in pale salmon and white, and backcover in pale salmon. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. The frontispiece, a portrait of Wilde taken during his American lecture tour of 1882, is reproduced from a photograph by Napoleon Sarony. An Introduction by the editor, giving a history of the novel, occupies pp. 5-19. Although officially scheduled for release in early 1984, Teleny was actually available through retail outlets late in 1983. ISBN 0-917342-33-X. $7.95.

“This brilliant erotic novel, attributed to Oscar Wilde and his circle, was first published in an underground edition of 200 copies in 1893. It deals with the love between two men in Victorian England–one of them the handsome, 24-year-old pianist Rene Teleny; the other a young man-about-town, Camille Des Grieux. The book was originally published anonymously because no one in England (least of all Oscar Wilde) could afford to acknowledge open authorship of a book in which homosexual acts are described minutely and celebrated with abandon. And Teleny certainly leaves nothing to the imagination. It is a veritable catalogue of gay lovemaking, and may indeed be rightly considered the first gay novel in the English language.

“This is the first unexpurgated edition of the novel, based on the original manuscript. An in-depth introduction by editor Winston Leyland puts the novel in historical and literary perspective and presents the arguments in favor of Wilde's involvement.”

Bibliographical note: This novel was originally published, sub rosa, in two volumes at London in 1893, printed by H.S. Nichols for Leonard Smithers, Oscar Wilde’s publisher. In his splendid Clandestine Erotic Fiction in English 1800-1930 (London: Scolar Press, 1993), Mr. Peter Mendes draws attention to a unique copy of the first edition of Teleny that once formed part of the famous erotica collection be-longing to George Mountbatten (c. 1892-1938), second Marquis of Milford Haven. This copy contains a set of etchings in proof, and four photographs of original drawings, specially prepared for it by Albert Letchford (1866-1905), the illustrator of Burton’s Arabian Nights. It appears that Smithers was intending to publish Teleny in an illustrated edition, but either cost or fear of prosecution (the plates are explicitly erotic) obliged him to abandon the plan. This copy is now in a fine collection in London. An extended note on Albert Letchford will be found in Appendix C of Norman Penzer’s Annotated Bibliography of Sir Richard Francis Burton (London: 1923).

For a biographical note on the editor, see entry no. A1.

A38a. – Pagination and size as A38. Hardcover edition, limited to 200 unnumbered copies, bound in pale mustard cloth, with head- and tail-bands. Printed in dark blue on the frontcover: TELENY | OSCAR WILDE; and along the spine: Attributed to | OSCAR WILDE [–] TELENY [–] Gay Sunshine Press. ISBN 0-917342-32-1. $20.00.

A38b. – Pagination and size as A38. Special issue of twenty-six lettered copies, signed by the editor. Bound in pale pink paper boards, backed with dark red and grey-red striped cloth. Pale pink endpapers, head- and tailbands and clear acetate dustjacket. Printed on the frontcover: TELENY | OSCAR WILDE; and along the spine on a paper label: OSCAR WILDE [–] TELENY. $35.00.

A39. A | SAND | FORTRESS | A Novel | by | John Coriolan | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

8½ x 5½. Pp. 224. 1984. Perfect bound in glazed black wrappers, printed in yellow, white and gold on the frontcover and spine, and red and white on the backcover. Frontcover illustration by “Rex.” Cover design by Timothy Lewis. ISBN 0-917342-46-1. $8.95.

A Sand Fortress was first published at New York in 1968 by Award Books, a subsidiary of Universal Publishing Co., and reissued ten years later, in 1978, by Charter Communications Inc., also of New York. The present Gay Sunshine Press edition of the novel has been revised and expanded by the author. See entries A31, A40 and A49 for Unzipped, The Smile of Eros and Dream Stud, three other books by John Coriolan published by Gay Sunshine Press.

“Handsome Mike Kincade met charming 20-year-old Caswell Green on the beach, fell head over heels in love and succeeded in persuading the young man to share his life–a true refuge from the terrors and fears Caswell suffered. But like all the sand fortresses Caswell constructed, their relationship crumbled and Mike was faced with the raw reality of his own needs.

“Acclaimed as ‘the most penetrating and perceptive novel of homosexuality ever published,’ A Sand Fortress… will surely be a revelation for many new readers.”

A39a. [no copy]– Pagination and size as A39. Special issue of ten handbound and numbered copies, signed by the author. Bound in fawn boards, backed with brown, gold, orange and grey striped cloth. Fawn endpapers, head- and tail-bands and clear acetate dust jacket. Printed in black on the frontcover: A | SAND | FORTRESS | John Coriolan; and along the spine on a paper label: JOHN CORIOLAN [–] A SAND FORTRESS. $50.00.

A40. THE SMILE OF EROS | A novel by | John Coriolan | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

8½ x 5½. Pp. 192. 1984. Perfect bound in glazed wrappers. The frontcover is printed in purple and blue against a black and white photograph by Tony Patriolo, extracted from Mediterraneo (Milan: Babilonia Edizioni, 1984). The spine and backcover are purple, printed in black. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. Published with the assistance of a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. ISBN 0-9173239-9. $7.95.

The Smile of Eros is an original novel by this important gay writer. See entries A31, A39 and A49 for three other books by him published by Gay Sunshine Press.

“At 42 handsome, endowed Gunnar Lindquist has apparently achieved success in life. Married, healthy, respected in his own field, wise in the ways of the world, he nonetheless feels a mysterious need for something more, something different. Attracted to certain men, he has fended off their advances since army days but now he cannot resist doing some indiscreet flaunting and to allow himself to be seduced.

“Gunnar ‘comes out’ and after deliberate experimentation in gay sex, sets about winning Jed, a spirited young straight with whom he falls in love–until he is alarmed by the strange, phallic passion he has aroused in the younger man.”

A40a. [no copy] – Pagination and size as A40. Special issue of ten handbound and numbered copies, signed by the author. Bound in pale green boards, backed with green and grey patterned cloth. Pale green endpapers, head- and tail-bands and clear acetate dust jacket. Printed in gilt on the front cover: THE SMILE OF EROS | John Coriolan; and along the spine on a paper label: John Coriolan [–] THE SMILE OF EROS. $50.00.

A41. CORPORAL IN CHARGE OF | TAKING CARE OF | CAPTAIN O'MALLEY | and other stories | Jack Fritscher | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

8½ x 5½. Pp. 184. 1984. Perfect bound in glazed wrappers. Frontcover green, printed in red and black, and incorporating a drawing by “Rex” and a photograph by David Hurles/Old Reliable Studio. Spine and backcover grey, with spine printed in red and black and backcover in black only. Interior photographs, including the frontispiece, by David Hurles/Old Reliable Studios. Five drawings by “Rex.” ISBN 0-917342-45-3. $10.00.

First collected edition; with the exception of the first six pieces in the contents list below, which are original and unpublished elsewhere, the material in this volume appeared originally in the following periodicals: Skin. – The Target Album. – In Touch. – Just Men. – The California Action Guide. – Drummer. – Man2Man.

Contents: Nooner Sex: Humping Straight Daddies. – Officer Mike: San Francisco's Finest. – Cruising the Merchant Marine. – Caro Ricardo. – By Blonds Obsessed. – The List. – A Sucker for Uncut Dick. – Teenage Jerk Circle: Anticipation. – Big Beefy College Jocks. – The Princeton Rub. – Corporal in Charge of Taking Care of Captain O'Malley. – USMC Slapcaptain. – Black-and-White Doublefuck. – Hustler Bars. – Young Deputy: k-9 Dog Dik. –Selfsucker. – Silver Screen Castro Blues. – The Best Dirty-Blond Contractor in Texas. – Earthorse: Harvest. – Titsports: Our Pex Belong To the Sundance, Kid! – Wet Dreams and Golden Showers.

Biographical note on the author: Jack Fritscher's erotic fiction, frequently on leather and S&M themes, has appeared in a number of gay magazines, two of which–Drummer and Man2Man–he edited himself. He currently resides in Sebastopol, California. See entry A42 for another book by this Bay Area author published by Gay Sunshine Press.

A41a. – Pagination and size as A41. Special issue of ten numbered copies, signed by the author. Bound in green boards, backed with patterned torquoise and grey/blue cloth. Green endpapers, head- and tail-bands and clear acetate dust jacket. Printed in black on the frontcover: CORPORAL IN CHARGE OF | TAKING CARE OF |CAPTAIN O'MALLEY | Jack Fritscher; and along the spine on a paper label: JACK FRITSCHER [–] CORPORAL IN CHARGE OF | TAKING CARE OF | CAPTAIN O'MALLEY. $50.00.

A42. LEATHER BLUES | The Adventures of Denny Sargent | A Novel | by | Jack Fritscher | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

8½ x 5½. Pp. 94. 1984. Perfect bound in glazed black wrappers, printed in blue and white on the frontcover and spine, and white on the backcover. Cover design, incorporating a drawing by “Rex”, by Timothy Lewis. Frontispiece by “Rex”, repeating the drawing on the frontcover. ISBN 0-917342-49-6. $5.95.

“This exquisitely crafted novel of initiation into bikes, leather, S&M, and man-to-man sex pulls no punches when Denny Sargent begins the inferno rites of passage all men must courageously endure to seal their special male bonding. Leather Blues is an intimately sophisticated odyssey of hard balling sex, of untender mercies, and of the nighthawks men call ‘Riders on the Storm.’”

Leather Blues is an original novel by this Bay Area author. See entry A41 for another book by him published by Gay Sunshine Press.

A42a. – Pagination and size as A42. Special issue of ten numbered copies, signed by the author. Bound in black boards, backed with patterned blue cloth. Black endpapers, head- and tail-bands and clear acetate dust jacket. Printed in gold on the frontcover: LEATHER BLUES | Jack Fritscher; and along the spine on a paper label: Jack Fritscher [–] LEATHER BLUES. $50.00.

A43. PRETTY BOY DEAD | A Novel | Joseph Hansen | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

8½ x 5½. Pp. [ii]+206. 1984. Perfect bound in glazed wrappers. Frontcover, a color illustration by Speros Bairaktaris, lettered in purple, blue and yellow. Spine white, printed in blue and purple. Backcover, dark grey and printed in white. Cover design by Speros Bairaktaris. ISBN 0-917342-48-8. $8.95.

“Scorned by his family, defeated by society, Steve was at a major crossroads in his life. His marriage had gone sour, his hopes as a playwright dashed. Confused and friendless, Steven turned to pretty boy Coy Randol for love and support. But then Coy was found brutally murdered and there was only one person the police suspected: Steve.”

About this book and its author: “Since 1970, [the Los Angeles based] Joseph Hansen's mystery novels have gained critical acclaim. Through seven books, from Fadeout to Nightwork, Hansen's tough, compassionate gay insurance investigator, Dave Brandstetter, has become one of the best known of all fictional detectives.

“But Hansen's uncommon talent for the mystery novel first revealed itself in 1968, with the publication of Known Homosexual [North Hollywood, Ca.: Brandon House], written under the name James Colton. Nine years later, the book re-surfaced briefly as Stranger to Himself [Canoga Park, Ca.: Major Books, 1977], but few Hansen fans have seen either book.

“Now, Gay Sunshine Press is pleased to make available this underground classic in an authentic new edition, carrying the author's original title. In Pretty Boy Dead, readers will find the same honesty and tenderness that marks Hansen's later books, the same unmistakably human characters and situations, the same shrewdness, wit, and sharp-edged writing.”

A43a. – Pagination and size as A43. Special issue of ten numbered copies, signed by the author. Bound in black boards, backed with black and pale brown patterned cloth. Black endpapers, head- and tail bands and clear acetate dust jacket. Printed in gold on the frontcover: PRETTY BOY DEAD | Joseph Hansen; and along the spine on a paper label: Joseph Hansen [–] PRETTY BOY DEAD. $50.00.

A44. URBAN | ABORIGINALS | A Celebration of | Leathersexuality | GEOFF MAINS | GAY SUNSHINE PRESS • SAN FRANCISCO

8½ x 5½. Pp. [ii]+187. 1984. Perfect bound in glazed wrappers. Frontcover, a red-tinted black & white photograph by Robert Pruzan, lettered in yellow and in black within grey panels. Spine in black, printed in red and white. Black backcover, printed in red with an inset B & W photograph of the author by Mark I. Chester. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. Frontispiece and eight photographs by Robert Pruzan. ISBN 0-91734238-0. $8.95.

“A subculture of Gay men participate in a radical form of sexuality and community known as leather. Through intimate forms of play, using such tools as painpleasure, bondage, and role-play, leather activity strips away frustrating cultural patterns. Often, this play at the edge brings transcendence, the shift of consciousness, the exploration of new mind-space and a new vision of the self.

“This innovative book pioneers in sensitively exploring, probing and celebrating leathersexuality–with such chapters as Anatomy of a Culture, The Flowers of Pain, Bondage and Inner Peace, Celebration of the Hidden Animal, and The Prison of the Flesh.

“Author Geoffrey Mains was trained in biochemistry and ecology at the universities of Toronto and British Columbia, and in community, culture, and politics in Vancouver and San Francisco. He currently commutes between the two cities.” Out of print, Nov. 1990.

A44a. – Pagination and size as A44. A Special issue of twenty-six numbered copies, signed by the author. Bound in cream paper boards, backed with dark rust and grey-red striped cloth. Cream endpapers, with head- and tail-bands and clear acetate dustjacket. Printed in dark blue on the frontcover: URBAN | ABORIGINALS; and along the spine on a paper label: GEOFF MAINS [–] Urban Aboriginals. $35.00.

A44b. – A NEW EDITION, published in 1991. The contents are identical to the original edition, although the following differences in design and editorial matter should be noted. Black wrappers; the frontcover is illustrated with a drawing by Kent Neffendorf and, within a red band, a stylized city skyline. The title, subtitle and author’s name are printed in pink against a black background. Spine printed in pink. Backwrapper is illustrated with b&w photo of the author within a broad red border, and some publisher’s promotional matter, price and publisher’s name are printed in pink. The publisher’s promotional material is the same as the original edition, except for the removal of the sentence “He currently commutes between the two cities” which is replaced with “He died in 1989.” A quote from a review in the periodical Advocate is added: “A pioneering book with ground-breaking and startling conclusions.” The copyright page has some changes reflecting the fact that this is a new edition, including the name of Kent Neffendorf as designer. There is no ISBN, the new edition presumably inheriting that of the original, and the price is increased to $14.95. The pagination of the new edition is increased to 190 by the addition of a leaf, printed on one side only, of advertisements for other Gay Sunshine publications.

A45. JUICE | True Homosexual Experiences | from S.T.H Writers |Volume 5 | Editor: Boyd McDonald | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

8½ x 5½. Pp. 208. 1984. Perfect bound in glazed turquoise wrappers, printed in orange and white on the frontcover and spine and white on the backcover. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. Frontcover photograph, frontispiece and all interior photographs from the Old Reliable/David Hurles Studio of Hollywood. ISBN 0-917342-36-4. $12.00.

“This fifth volume in Gay Sunshine's bestselling S.T.H. series begins where the previous volumes (Meat/ Flesh/Sex/Cum) left off. Men nationwide write with no holds barred about their true experiences–such pieces as Navy Sex Hound, Cocksucking in Contemporary Culture, Likes to Strip While Men Watch, How Big is Your Cock? etc., plus new material by editor Boyd McDonald–The Joy of Heterosexuality, Great Moments in Television, etc. Includes more than 200 pages of sexually explicit stories, interviews and reviews…”

Earlier vols. in this series will be found described at entry nos. A19, A24, A29, A32. A Biographical notice of the editor, Boyd McDonald, will be found at A19.

A45a. – Size and pagination as A45. A special issue of ten numbered copies, signed by Boyd McDonald; no limitation notice appears in the book, however. Bound in pale green boards, backed with cloth striped medium green, pale green, black and off-white. Pale green endpapers endpapers, with head- and tail-bands and clear acetate just jacket. Printed in black on the frontcover: JUICE | Volume 5; and along the spine on a paper label: JUICE [–] Volume 5.

A46. FACING IT | A Novel of Aids | PAUL REED | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

8½ x 5½. Pp. [ii]+222. 1984. Perfect bound in glazed wrappers. Frontcover, a dark blue silhouette of a face on a lilac background, lettered in dark blue and black. Spine and backcover dark blue, printed in white. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. Published with the assistance of a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. ISBN 0-91734244-5. $7.95.

“In midsummer 1981 when Andy Stone's health began to fail, doctors could not diagnose his condition. Then news of the immune deficiency syndrome began to spread, and Andy, his lover and family had to face the inevitable diagnosis. Set against a background of medical politics, this stunning first novel by San Francisco writer Paul Reed follows Andy's proud struggle to understand his illness and to reconcile the conflicts it presents. In a rare achievement of art from tragedy, we experience the crisis of AIDS through the eyes of this young man stricken with the mysterious syndrome.

“Paul Reed was born in San Diego in 1956. He currently resides in San Fran-cisco, and is a member of the staff of the Berkeley publishing firm Ten Speed Press/Celestial Arts.” Under the name “Max Exander,” Mr. Reed has published with Gay Sunshine Press a collection of stories entitled Mansex. (See entry A51.)

A46a. [no copy]– Pagination and size as A46. Special issue of ten numbered copies, signed by the author. Bound in pale blue boards, backed with patterned blue cloth. Pale blue endpapers, head- and tail-bands and clear acetate dust jacket. Printed in blue on the frontcover: FACING IT | PAUL REED; and along the spine on a paper label: Paul Reed [–] FACING IT. $50.00.

A47. HADRIAN | A Novel | Joel Schmidt | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

8½ x 5½. Pp. 192. 1984. Perfect bound in glazed wrappers. Frontcover, color painting by Jim Chase, lettered in yellow and white. Dark orange spine and backcover; printed in yellow and white on the spine, and black on the backcover. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. Photographic frontispiece reproducing busts of Hadrian and Antinous, the originals of which are preserved in the Museo di Roma. Uncredited drawing of the author on p. [192]. Published with the assistance of a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. ISBN 0-91734241-0. $7.95.

“In this superbly crafted [original] novel, the second century Roman Emperor Hadrian tells his life story: from his boyhood as the adopted son of Trajan, through his young manhood with its sexual and spiritual initiations, to mature adulthood and accession to imperial power. Highlighted is his intense love affair with the handsome young adolescent, Antinous.”

Joel Schmidt currently lives at Denver. Hadrian is his first novel.

A47a. – Paginations and size as A47. Special issue of ten numbered copies, signed by the author. Bound in cream boards, backed with grey, orange and brown patterned cloth. Cream endpapers, head- and tail-bands and clear acetate dust jacket. Printed in gold on the front cover: HADRIAN | Joel Schmidt; and along the spine on a paper label: Joel Schmidt [–] HADRIAN. $50.00.

A48. MY BROTHER, | MY LOVER | A Novel | Tim Barrus | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

8½ x 5½. Pp. 128. 1985. Perfect bound glazed purple card wrappers, printed in yellow and white on the frontcover and spine, and white on the backcover. Cover design by Timothy Lewis, incorporating a color drawing by Richard White set within a circular vignette. ISBN 0-917342-08-9. $7.95.

“Thomas and Sean lost their parents when they were in their teens. Thrown together even more than before, their love grew, deepened, became sexual… Then Thomas moved away to search out his self-identity and Sean was left alone to explore his gay sexuality in San Francisco's streets and cruising areas.

“Their story is about struggle; about being connected to something; about strong, unbreakable ties – flesh and blood. And an intense, unspeakable love.

Tim Barrus is a free-lance journalist/writer, currently living at Key West, Florida.”

A48a. – Pagination and size as A48. Special issue of ten handbound and numbered copies, signed by the author. Bound in pale cream boards backed with two-tone brown cloth. Pale cream endpapers, head- and tail-bands and clear acetate dust jacket. Printed in blue on the frontcover: MY BROTHER | MY LOVER | Tim Barrus; and along the spine on a paper label: MY BROTHER MY LOVER [–] Tim Barrus. $50.00.

A49. Dream | Stud | [line of type decoration] | and other stories | John Coriolan | [line of type decoration] Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

8½ x 5½. Pp. 160. Perfect bound in glazed red card wrappers, printed in black, red and yellow on the frontcover, yellow and black on the spine and yellow on the backcover. Cover design by Timothy Lewis, incorporating a black and white drawing by “Rex.” ISBN 0-917342-04-6. $7.95.

“DREAM STUD is a collection of [original] short stories by Key West author John Coriolan, author of the best-selling Unzipped, A Sand Fortress, and The Smile of Eros. [See entries A31, A39 and A40 respectively in this bibliography.] Included are such well-crafted stories as “Kindred” (Southern decadence raised to a new height); ‘In the Blaire’s Lair’ (hot goings-on in a college dorm); ‘Counting Coup’(a country cousin discovers that gay bars in Montana were never like this).”

Contents: Dream Stud. – The G’issimo. – A Marriage, a Mantra, a Massage. – Kindred. – In the Blaire’s Lair. – As You’d Like It. – Interview in the Number Two Dressing Room. – Counting Coup.

A49a. – A limited edition of 10 numbered copies, signed by the author, was advertised but seems not have been issued.

A50. [rule] | BAYOU BOY | AND OTHER STORIES | [rule] | LARS EIGHNER | [rule] GAY SUNSHINE PRESS • SAN FRANCISCO [rule]

8½ x 5½. Pp. 160. 1985. Perfect bound in glazed medium blue card wrappers, printed in magenta and white on the frontcover and spine, and white on the backcover. Cover design by Timothy Lewis, incorporating a black and white drawing by Richard White. ISBN 0-917342-06-2. $7.95.

“The sons of cowboys and roughnecks meet the men who flock to the sunbelt in search of work and each other in these superbly written erotic stories by a Texas author. Features the Houston Streets stories which tell of Mike's growing up in a neighborhood growing gays. Also other stories such as ‘Biker Boy,’ ‘A Cowboy Christmas,’ ‘Texarkana.’”

Contents: Biker Boy*. – The Burnout Kid*. – A Cowboy Christmas*. – Bayou Boy. – Duel*. – Texarkana*. [Houston Streets:] Park. – Woodhead. – Fairview. – Waugh*. – Yoakum: The Cruising Circuit. – Greenbriar. – Highway 71*. – Bertner: Emergency Room*. – Windsor. – Westheimer. – Montrose Boulevard.

Of these eighteen stories, those with an asterisk previously appeared, mostly under different titles, in the periodicals Blueboy, Advocate MEN and MACH 7; the texts published here have almost all been revised specially for this volume by the author. The remaining ten stories are original, and are published here for the first time.

Lars Eighner's short fiction appears in a number of gay periodicals; he lives at Austin, Texas.

A50a. – Pagination and size as A50. Special issue of ten handbound and numbered copies, signed by the author. Bound in pale blue boards backed with patterned blue cloth. Pale blue endpapers, head- and tail-bands and clear acetate dust jacket. Printed in dark blue on the frontcover: BAYOU BOY | LARS EIGHNER; and along the spine on a paper label: BAYOU BOY [–] LARS EIGHNER. $50.00.

A51. MANSEX | and other stories | Max Exander | Illustrations by Richard White | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

8½ x 5½. Pp. 160. 1985. Perfect bound in glazed white and caramel card wrappers. Frontcover and spine printed in black on a white background; backcover printed in white on a caramel background. Frontispiece and five illustrations by Richard White. Cover design by Timothy Lewis, incorporating a sepia drawing by Richard White. ISBN 0-917342-05-4. $7.95.

“Lovers of serious, raunchy mansex have followed Max Exander's stories in Honcho, Mandate, and Numbers magazines since 1981. Here in this collection, illustrated by Richard White, are sixteen of Exander's hottest stories. From the gentle romance of ‘Woodcut’ to the stylized fantasy of ‘Painpleasure,’ Max Exander takes us into a world where pain, pleasure, romance, longing, and confession all blend to stimulate both our minds and our senses.”

Contents: Mansex. – Something to Prove. – Straight to S&M. – The Captive Connection. – Woodcut. – Diary of a Masochist. – Diary of a Sadist. – We Meat Again. – Club Maverick. – Pulses and Pleasures. – Sir Kruger. – Dear Master, Dear Slave. – Sex Pit. – Cowpoked. – Breakin' In At The Rodeo. – Painpleasure. Fourteen of these stories previously appeared in the periodicals Bronc, Honcho, Mandate and Numbers; in the case of the story Mansex, the text as presented in the present collection has been slightly modified by the author. Woodcut and Diary of a Masochist are original stories, and are published here for the first time.

‘Max Exander’ is the pseudonym of San Francisco author Paul Reed. Under his own name Gay Sunshine Press published his novel Facing it. (See entry A46.)

A52. BEHOLD A PALE HORSE | A Novel of Homosexuals | in the Nazi Holocaust | Lannon D. Reed | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

8½ x 5½. Pp. 224. 1985. Perfect bound in glazed card wrappers, the frontcover printed in yellow, white and black on a design of yellow flames against a black background over which is superimposed a fuchsia triangle. Fuchsia spine and backcover printed in black and (on the spine) in black and yellow. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. ISBN 0-91734209-7. $10.00.

“Set in Germany before and during the Nazi era, this powerful novel deals with the Nazis’ attempt to eradicate Jews and Homosexuals from Europe. From the idyllic, resort city of Baden-Baden and the cosmopolitan life pre-war Berlin to the hell of the Dachau and Auschwitz concentration camps, the novel traces the life of its main protagonist, the young Van Bertholds–Jew and Homosexual. His heritage denied him, and his world totally destroyed, Van is forced to live as a Homosexual prisoner. replacing the Star of David with the hated Pink Triangle…”

About the author: Lannon D. Reed currently lives in Dallas, Texas, where he is employed in the computer field. This is his first novel. Included in the research for Behold a Pale Horse was a stay in Germany and England.

A52a. – Pagination and size as A52. Special issue of ten handbound and numbered copies, signed by the author. Bound in pale cream boards backed with patterned green cloth. Pale cream endpapers, head-and tail-bands and clear acetate dust jacket. Printed in dark blue on the frontcover: BEHOLD A PALE HORSE | Lannon D. Reed; and along the spine on a paper label: BEHOLD A PALE HORSE [–] Lannon D. Reed. $50.00.

A53. NAKED TO THE NIGHT | K. B. Raul | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

8½ x 5½. Pp. 176. 1986. Perfect bound in glazed card wrappers, the front cover printed in yellow and purple over a color drawing by Richard White. Purple spine and backcover printed in white. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. ISBN 0-917342-20-8. $7.95.

“Naked To The Night is the graphic story of Rick Talbot, the quintessential hustler, who sells his body across America–from the meat racks of Time Square to the glittering world of Hollywood. Physically endowed and stunningly handsome, Rick is driven by a compulsive desire to achieve fame and success.

“There are a host of other characters in the novel: Wolfgang and Salvatore, the macho studs who ‘roll queers’; Tom Shane, the aging movie star, loving women on the screen but preferring young men in his bed; Otto, the blue-eyed, blonde muscleboy; and Turk Corbin, who takes a stand against being constantly victimised and comes out of the closet.

“Naked To The Night went through three printings within one year of its publication in 1964 and became one of the most discussed novels on gay themes within that decade. Gay Sunshine Press is pleased to present this [extensively] revised edition of a long out-of-print gay classic.”

The first edition of Naked To The Night was published at New York in 1964 by Paperback Library; the edition appeared as both a pocketbook and a hardback.

A53a. – Pagination and size as A53. Special issue of ten handbound, numbered copies, signed by the author. Bound in cream boards backed with patterned blue and pale green cloth. Cream endpapers, head- and tail-bands and clear acetate dust jacket. Printed in blue on the frontcover: NAKED TO THE NIGHT | K. B. Raul; and along the spine on a paper label: NAKED TO THE NIGHT [–] K. B. Raul. $50.00.

A54. CALAMUS | LOVERS | Walt Whitman's | Working-Class Camerados | Edited with Introductions and Commentary by | CHARLEY SHIVELY | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

8½ x 5½. Pp. 224. 1987. Perfect bound in glazed card wrappers, the frontcover printed in pink, lilac and black over a pale pinktinted photograph of Whitman. Inset at the bottom of the frontcover are two small white bordered monochrome photos of Harry Stafford and Peter Doyle. Lilac spine and backcover, printed in pink and black on the spine and black on the backcover. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. Illustrated with fourteen photographs, four drawings or reproductions of engravings and two facsimiles extracted from Whitman's autograph letters and manuscript notebooks. ISBN 0-91734218-6. $10.00.

Note: Although the copyright notice is dated 1987, Calamus Lovers was actually distributed to retail outlets about mid-December 1986.

“CALAMUS LOVERS: Walt Whitman's Working-Class Camerados examines the poet's relations with common men of the nineteenth century. Edward Carpenter (an English lover) wrote: ‘The unconscious, uncultured, naturely types pleased him best, and he would make an effort to approach them. The others he allowed to approach him.’ The surviving and many heretofore unpublished letters which some of these ‘natural types’ wrote to Whitman place his Calamus poems in context, provide a unique insight into gay life in those years, and give us a deeper understanding of the poet, The correspondents include Fred Vaughan, Tom Sawyer, Lewis Brown, Nicholas Palmer, Peter Doyle, Harry Stafford and Bill Duckett. Charley Shively has identified these men as Whitman's lovers, and for the first time pinpoints Fred Vaughan as the man for whom Whitman wrote the Calamus poems. He provides introductions and commentaries to the letters as well as a special selection of Whitman's gayest poems, ‘Bathing My Songs in Sex.’ Charley Shively is himself a gay poet, a University of Massachusetts professor and a member of the Boston Collective which publishes the gay male journal Fag Rag.”

In slightly different form, earlier versions of Chapters 2 and 9 appeared respectively in Fag Rag Twelfth Anniversary Issue (1982) and in Nambla Bulletin (May, 1986).

A54a. – Pagination and size as A54. Unnumbered edition of 200 copies bound in magenta cloth, with black and white head-and-tail bands. Printed in gold on the front cover: Calamus Lovers | [rule] |Walt Whitman's Working Class Camerados [rule]; and along the spine: Shively, Ed. [–] CALAMUS LOVERS [–] Gay Sunshine Press. ISBN 0-917342-17-8. $20.00.

A54b. – Pagination and size as A54. Special issue of ten handbound and numbered copies, signed by the author. Bound in pale cream boards backed with patterned blue and grey cloth. Pale cream endpapers, head- and tail-bands and clear acetate dust jacket. Printed in gilt along the spine on a paper label: Shively [–] CALAMUS LOVERS. $50.00.

A55. THE YOUNG SAILOR | AND OTHER POEMS | Luis Cernuda |Translated into English | by | Rick Lipinski | Interior Drawings: Alex Kouval | Cover Drawing: Richard White | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

8½ x 5½. Pp. 128. 1987. Perfect bound in mint-green glazed card wrappers, the frontcover printed in red and black and with a monochrome drawing by Richard White, the spine printed in red and black and the backcover printed in black alone. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. Frontispiece, a photograph of Luis Cernuda, and eleven drawings by Alex Kouval. An unsigned Introduction, with notes, occupies pp. 9-11. ISBN 0-94056701-6. $7.95.

“Imagine yourself as a young man chasing your ideal lover through the forest. Imagine your lips against the black diamond skin of a young sailor in the south of Spain. Imagine your feelings upon waking up the morning after and finding only the impression he left behind. Imagine remembering the good times had with a lover like snapshots in a photo album. Imagine what it would have been like spending everyday time with all those beautiful boys and finally saying goodbye to them. Imagine what it would be like if gazing at a loved one were sufficient satisfaction. Imagine all this and you glimpse a few of the worlds, realities, and desires of the Spanish poet, Luis Cernuda.”

A55a. – Pagination and size as A55. Unnumbered edition of 200 copies bound in green cloth, with green and gold head- and tail-bands. Printed in gold on frontcover: THE YOUNG SAILOR | and other poems | LUIS CERNUDA; and along the spine: Luis Cernuda [–] THE YOUNG SAILOR [–] Gay Sunshine Press. ISBN 0940567-01-6. $20.00.

A55b. – Pagination and size as A55. Special issue of six handbound and numbered copies, signed by the translator. Bound in pale cream boards backed with dark blue cloth. Pale cream endpapers, head- and tail-bands and clear acetate dust jacket. Printed in gilt along the spine on a paper label: Luis Cernuda [–] THE YOUNG SAILOR. $50.00.

A56. CRUISING | the | SOUTH SEAS | stories by | Charles Warren Stoddard | [vignette] | [quotation:] “It may be we shall touch the happy isles” | Edited by Winston Leyland | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

8½ x 5½. Pp. 192. 1987. Perfect bound in glazed dark green wrappers. Frontcover illustrated with an inset monochrome photograph by Roy Dean/Rho Delta Press, and printed along the top in pink and in white along the bottom. Spine printed in pink and white, and backcover in white only. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. The frontispiece, titlepage vignette and four illustrations included in this volume are selected from the twenty-five illustrations by the English artist Wallis Mackay decorating Summer Cruising in the South Seas, a book of Stoddard's published in London in 1874. A portrait of Stoddard, together with a facsimile of his handwriting, is reproduced on p. [8]. ISBN 0-940567-02- 4. $7.95.

“This is a reissue of the true autobiographical stories of travels in Hawaii and Tahiti by the late nineteenth-century California writer Charles Warren Stoddard, a friend of Bret Harte and Walt Whitman. Out of print for more than sixty years, these stories detail Stoddard's adventures with young Hawaiian and Tahitian men …”

This collection has a two-part Introduction by Roger Austen, the first part of which is reprinted from Essays on Gay Literature (1985) edited by Stuart Kellogg, and the second being reprinted from issue 42/43 of Gay Sunshine Journal (1980).

The eleven stories included in this anthology are extracted from two books by Stoddard: the second edition of South Sea Idylls, (New York: Scribners, 1892) and The Island of Tranquil Delights (Boston: Herbert B. Turner, 1904).

Contents: Editor's Note, signed by Winston Leyland. – Biographical Note, unsigned. – Introduction, by Roger Austen. – TALES OF HAWAII; Chumming with a Savage: KÄna-anÄ. – Joe of Lahaina. – The Drama in Dreamland. – Kane-Aloha. – A Bungalow “Bee”. – Kahéle. – Kahéle's Foreordination. – A Sawdust Fairy. TALES OF TAHITI; In a Transport. – The Island of Tranquil Delights. – Pearl Hunting in the Pomotous.

For a biographical note on the editor, see entry A1 of the present section.

A56a. – Pagination and size as A56. Unnumbered edition of 200 copies bound in purple cloth, with purple and gold head- and tail-bands. Printed in gold on frontcover: Cruising | the South Seas | STORIES BY | CHARLES WARREN STODDARD; and along the spine: CHARLES WARREN STODDARD [–] CRUISING THE SOUTH SEAS [–] GAY SUNSHINE PRESS. Protected with a dustjacket that is identical to that of the softcover edition, including the price which was retained by mistake. The correct price is indicated by a printed adhesive label. ISBN 0940567-02-6. $20.00.

A57. FOR THE PLEASURE | OF HIS COMPANY | An Affair of the Misty City | Charles Warren Stoddard | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

8½ x 5½. Pp. 192. 1987. Perfect bound in glazed wrappers. The frontcover illustrated with an uncredited painting of Francisco c. 1900, printed in gold and white across the top and in white within a dark maroon band across the bottom. Dark maroon spine and backcover, printed in white and gold on the spine and white only on the backcover. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. A portrait of Stoddard, together with a facsimile of his handwriting, serves as a frontispiece. ISBN 0-940567-05-9. $7.95.

An Introduction by Roger Austen occupies pp. [5]-12.

“This is an autobiographical novel by California writer, Charles Warren Stoddard (1843-1909). It tells the story of Paul Clitheroe's unsuccessful bout of writing, acting and love in turn-of-the-century San Francisco and his eventual escape into the arms of three naked South Sea Islanders.

“First published in San Francisco in 1903 [by A. M. Robertson], this book has long been out of print. Gay Sunshine Press is pleased to present this re-issue of what may be the first relatively open American novel with homosexual themes”.

A57a. – Pagination and size as A57. Unnumbered edition of 200 copies bound in dark blue cloth, with blue and gold head- and tail-bands. Printed in gold on frontcover: FOR THE PLEASURE | OF HIS COMPANY | An Affair Of The Misty City | Charles Warren Stoddard; and along the spine: Charles Warren Stoddard [–] FOR THE PLEASURE | OF HIS COMPANY [–] Gay Sunshine Press. Protected with a dustjacket that is identical to that of the softcover edition. ISBN 0940567-04-0. $20.00.

A58. Ahmad al-Tifashi | THE DELIGHT OF HEARTS | or | What you will not find | in any book | English version edited by Winston Leyland | English translation by Edward A. Lacey | from the unabridged French translation of | René R. Khawam, based on the original |Arabic manuscripts. | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

8½ x 5½. Pp. [ii]+[1]-234+[iv]. Perfect bound in glazed wrappers. Front wrapper divided vertically into two panels, the left comprising a detail in color of a Persian painting of 16th century Qazvin school, and the right being printed in gold and white on a dark green background. Mustard spine and backcover, printed in black and dark blue on spine and dark blue on backcover. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. Frontispiece reproducing in black & white a leaf from a 16th century Turkish album. Page [54] illustrated with a drawing in black & white ascribed to the 16th century Persian artist Quazvin. ISBN 0-940567-09-1. $10.00.

“The Delight of Hearts… or what you will not find in any book is an anthology of stories, anecdotes, poems from the Arab Middle Ages. Included are such chapters as ‘Homosexuals and their activities’; ‘Interesting stories concerning young hustlers’; ‘Queens and their ways’… The stories are remarkably ‘modern’ in their attitudes towards gay sexuality.

“Ahmad al-Tifashi (1184-1253), the compiler of this anthology, was born in Tunisia and educated in Egypt and Damascus. His interests included law, natural science, astrology, poetry and the social sciences. For this edition the homosexual chapters of his book have been expertly translated into English by E. A. Lacey from the French version of M. René Khawam (Editions Phébus), based on the original Arabic manuscripts.”

For biographical notes on the editor and translator, see entries A1 and A21 respectively.

A58a. – Pagination and size as A58. Unnumbered edition of 100 copies bound in mustard cloth, with gold and dark red head- and tail-bands. Printed in red on frontcover: THE | DELIGHT | OF HEARTS | Ahmad al-Tifashi; and along the spine: Ahmad al-Tifashi [–] THE DELIGHT OF HEARTS [-] Gay Sunshine Press. ISBN 0940567-08-3. $25.00.

A59. DRUM BEATS | Walt Whitman's | Civil War Boy Lovers | Edited with Introduction and Bibliography by | CHARLEY SHIVELY | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

9 x 6. pp. 256. 1989. Perfect bound in pale pink glazed wrappers. Frontcover illustrated in a broad band across its width with a photograph by Matthew Brady of a young ‘powder monkey’ aboard the Civil War battleship New Hampshire off Charleston. The panels above and below the photograph are printed in red, pale lilac and black. Spine printed in red and pale lilac. Backcover printed in black and illustrated with a cameo photograph of Whitman. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. Illustrated throughout with photographs, drawings and facsimiles. Published with the financial assistance of the California Arts Council. ISBN 0-940567-07-5. $10.95.

Note: The ISBN numbers in both the paperback and cloth editions of Drum Beats are misprinted, but appear correctly in this bibliography.

“Drum Beats offers and exciting addition of letters to Walt Whitman from fifty soldiers and lovers. Charley Shively's introduction contains a startling re-vision of the war and of Whitman's poetry. Published from original manuscripts, the letters provide eloquent testimony of the common soldier's love for Whitman; they express affection, valor and compassion in the face of death. Shively has also found remarkable new material on Abraham Lincoln's gay love life and on the homosexual underworld of John Wilkes Booth. Editor Charley Shively is himself a gay poet and University of Massachusetts professor.”

A59a. – Pagination and size as A59. Unnumbered edition of 100 copies bound in purple cloth, with white head- and tail-bands. Printed in gold on frontcover: DRUM | BEATS | Walt Whitman's | Civil War Boy Lovers; and along the spine: Charley Shively, (ed.) [–] DRUM BEATS [-] Gay Sunshine Press. ISBN 0940567-06-7. $25.00.

A60. CRYSTAL BOYS | a novel by | PAI HSIEN-YUNG | translated from the Chinese | by Howard Goldblatt | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

8½ x 5½. pp. [ii]+[1]-330+[iv]. 1990. Perfect bound in dark blue glazed card wrappers. Frontcover illustrated with a pastel drawing by the Singapore artist Peng Tan. In a narrow panel of dark blue above the drawing is the novel's title in pink, with ‘A Novel | by | Pai | Hsien-yung’ printed in white over the pastel. Spine printed and white and pink, and backcover in white only. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. Published with the financial assistance of the California Arts Council. ISBN 0-940567-11-3. $11.95.

“Crystal Boys is the first Chinese novel on gay themes. A-qing, the adolescent hero, comes from an impoverished family. His father casts him out after learning that his son is gay. A-qing drifts into New Park, a gay hangout in Taipei, and begins his life as a hustler. He meets other boys living on the street, also forsaken by their families: Little Jade, who is constantly searching for his unknown father; Mousey, an orphan and petty thief; and Wu Min, a shy and tender kid, who attempts suicide when discarded by a middle-aged man. These four become fast friends and are taken under the protection of Chief Yang, a fiftyish gay guru in the park. The boys begin to build a family of their own. Meanwhile, A-qing meets Dragon Prince, whose passionate and fateful love for Phoenix Boy has become a legend of the Park…

“The second part of the novel deals with the Cozy Nest, a gay bar run by Chief Yang, where the boys and other homosexual exiles have found a refuge. The bar is sponsored by Papa Fu, whose young soldier son had shot himself when his homosexuality was exposed.

“In Taiwan, the gay community is known as the buoliquan, literally ‘glass community,’ while the individuals are called ‘glass boys’ or ‘crystal boys.’

“Crystal Boys was first published in Taiwan and has since appeared in Hong Kong and in mainland China: two editions (Beijing and Harbin) were published in 1987. A film, Outcasts, based on the novel and directed by Yu Kan-Ping (1986) is currently available in the United States on video cassette (subtitled).

“Author Pai Hsien-yung was born in China in 1937. He studied at National Taiwan University, came to the U.S. in 1961, and currently teaches Chinese language and literature at the University of California, Santa Barbara. His most recent book is Wandering in the Garden Waking from a Dream: Tales of Taipei Characters (Indiana University Press).

“Translator Howard Goldblatt teaches Chinese literature at the University of Colorado at Boulder, where he edits the scholarly journal Modern Chinese Literature.”

A60a. – Pagination and size as A60. Unnumbered edition of 100 copies bound in dark green cloth, with green and gold head- and tail-bands. Printed in gold on frontcover: CRYSTAL BOYS | A Novel |by | Pai | Hsien-yung; and along the spine: Pai Hsien-yung [–] CRYSTAL BOYS [-] Gay Sunshine Press. ISBN 0940567-10-5. $25.00.

A60b. – Size and pagination as A60. A special issue of ten numbered copies, each signed by the author. Bound in maroon boards, backed with blue and gray patterned cloth and protected with a clear acetate dust jacket. Maroon endpapers. Printed in gilt on the front cover: CRYSTAL BOYS | PAI HSIEN-YUNG; and along the spine on a maroon paper label: PAI HSIEN-YUNG [–] CRYSTAL BOYS. $75.00.

A60c. – Size and pagination as A60. Paperback edition, reprinted in 1995. Wrappers redesigned by Rupert Kinnard, and illustrated with a colour photograph of a young Chinese man by Franco/Ram Studios, San Francisco. Price increased to $14.95.

A61. GAY ROOTS | TWENTY YEARS OF GAY SUNSHINE | An Anthology of Gay History, | Sex, Politics, and Culture | EDITED BY WINSTON LEYLAND | GAY SUNSHINE PRESS | San Francisco

10 x 7. pp. 704. 1991. Perfect bound in glazed card wrappers. Front and back covers illustrated with paintings by Kent Neffendorf. Frontcover has ‘GAY ROOTS in pink caps across the top, with a white panel below and to the right containing: ‘[in pink:] TWENTY YEARS | OF GAY SUNSHINE | [in black:] An Anthology of | Gay History, Sex, | Politics & Culture | Edited by | Winston Leyland | [inverted pink triangle]. Title, &c., printed in caps & l.c across the spine: ‘[in pink:] GAY | ROOTS | TWENTY | YEARS | OF GAY | SUNSHINE | [in dark blue:] An | Anthology of | Gay History, | Sex, Politics | & culture | Edited by | Winston | Leyland | GAY SUNSHINE | PRESS | SAN FRANCISCO. The backcover has a summary of the book's contents printed in white within a dark blue panel edged with a single white line frame. The price is printed at the lower right hand corner of the back cover. Cover layout and book design by Rupert Kinnard. Published with the financial assistance of the California Arts Council. ISBN 0-940567-13-X. $22.95.

‘An anthology encyclopedic in scale, Gay Roots collects the best writings from the turbulent early 1970’s–the very beginning of modern gay liberation–right up to the present day. Work from Gay Sunshine Journal–the groundbreaking tabloid–that served as a forum and catalyst for the revolution underway–appears together with some of the most catalytic gay writing published by Gay Sunshine Press, the oldest continuing gay book publisher in the United States. Tennessee Williams wrote in 1977 of Gay Sunshine: “The only completely literate and serious Gay Journal with which I’m acquainted.”

‘Five books in one, with sections on “Gay History,” “Gay Sex and Politics,” “Gay Biography and Literary Essays,” “Gay Fiction,” and “Gay Poetry,” Gay Roots is intended for every gay person desiring to reclaim a rich cultural tradition. Among the pieces included: “Tinseled Bucks: American Indian Homosexuality,” “Russia’s Gay History and Culture,” “Mexican Gaylife in Historical Perspective,” “Homosexuality in the Anti-Nazi Underground,” “Arab Civilization and Male Love,” “Genderfuck and its Delights,” “A Faggot Father Speaks Out,” “The Gay Mishima,” “The Cinema of Camp”–an in-depth study of homosexuality in film. Tennessee Williams on sexual identity in his plays, John Rechy’s “The New Censorship and Repression,” Jean Genet and Gore Vidal on their own homosexuality, work by Boyd McDonald, Geoff Mains, Ned Rorem, W. H. Auden, Allen Ginsberg… over 100 writers and artists in all.’

A61a. – Pagination and size as A61. Unnumbered edition of 300 copies bound in purple cloth, with green and gold head- and tail-bands. Printed in gold on frontcover: ‘GAY ROOTS | TWENTY YEARS | OF GAY SUNSHINE | Edited by | Winston Leyland’; and across the spine: ‘GAY | ROOTS | TWENTY | YEARS | OF GAY | SUNSHINE | GAY SUNSHINE | PRESS | SAN FRANCISCO’. Dust jacket identical to that of trade paperback edition. ISBN 0-940567-12-1. $40.00.

A61b. – Pagination and size as A61. Special edition of 26 lettered copies, signed by the editor, hand bound in three-quarter lilac silk, gilt, with laid cream board side panels, scarlet silk head- and tail-bands and purple Japanese paper endpapers. In gold across the spine: ‘GAY | ROOTS | TWENTY | YEARS | OF GAY | SUNSHINE | Edited by | Winston | Leyland’. $200.00.

A62. GAY ROOTS | An Anthology of Gay History, | Sex, Politics and Culture | VOLUME 2 | EDITED BY WINSTON LEYLAND | GAY SUNSHINE PRESS | San Francisco

10 x 7. pp. 320. 1993. Perfect bound in glazed card wrappers. Front and back covers illustrated with black and white photographs by Steve Jensen. Front cover printed in yellow and white. Black spine, printed in yellow and white. Back cover carries publisher’s promotional material, printed in white, contained within two black panels, side-by-side. The price is printed in white in the lower left hand corner of the back cover. Cover layout by Rupert Kinnard. ISBN 0-940567-15-6. $19.95.

‘Over 300 pages of the best gay writing. Includes “Was the ‘Father of our Country’ a Queen?” – on the homosexuality of General George Washington. Also “The Historical Roots of Homophobia,” “Sex in the Mexican Baths,” “The Passions of Michelangelo,” complete boylove novella Costa Brava, and much more…

‘Gay Roots Vol. 1 won the 1992 Lambda Book Award for the best book published by a gay press in the preceding year.

Critics on Gay Roots Volume 1:

'“Winston Leyland is one of the seminal figures in the history of gay publishing… Now he has given us Gay Roots, a huge compendium of gay scholarship and literature.” – The Sentinel.

'“This radiant volume reveals the roots of gay culture, its omnipresence, continuity and its ongoing ability to shake us up.” – Bay Area Reporter.’

A62a. – Pagination and size as A62. ISBN 0-940567-14-8

A62b. – Pagination and size as A62. Special edition of 26 lettered copies, signed by the editor ISBN 0-940567-16-4.

A63. [Title and subtitle within a single-line oblong frame:] PARTINGS AT DAWN | An Anthology of Japanese Gay Literature | Edited by Stephen D. Miller | Introduction by Paul Gordon Schalow | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

9 x 6. pp. 352. 1996. Perfect bound in glazed card wrappers. Front and back covers illustrated with coloured paintings by Sadao Hasegawa. Front cover printed in yellow and white against a black background. Back cover printed in white against a black background. Black spine, printed in yellow and white. Frontispiece, comprising a b&w reproduction of a frame from an 18th century handpainted scroll by Miyagawa Chōshun. Interior illustrations reproduced from Japanese woodblock books. Published with assistance from the California Arts Council, a State agency. ISBN 0-940567-18-0. $19.95.

“Partings at Dawn is a brilliant collection of literature on gay themes covering eight hundred years of Japanese culture—from 1200 to the last decade of the 20th century. It includes medieval stories such as ‘The Tale of Genmu’ and ‘The Story of Kannon’s Manifestation as a Youth’—how Buddhist Bodhisattva gives his blessings to a gay relationship. The renowned 17th century writer Ihara Saikaku is well represented with his stories of samurai and actors and their boyloves. The amazing 17th century collection Wild Azaleas (the world’s premier gay anthology of stories and poems) is presented here for the first time within the pages of a book. There is an in-depth section on 20th century writers, including Mishima Yukio’s story ‘Onnagata,’ and the erotic stories/poems of Takahashi Mutsuo. His massive poem on gay sex, ‘Ode,’ is considered by publisher Winston Leyland as ‘the single great gay poem of the 20th century.’ Masterfully rendered into English by twelve translators—all scholars of Japanese Literature—this pioneering anthology deserves a wide readership.”

A63a. – Pagination and size as A62. ‘Limited’ hardback issue, bound in dark charcoal cloth, blocked in gilt on spine and with head- and tail-bands and plain white endpapers. Dustjacket reproduces the wrappers of the softbound issue, minus the bar code, with plain black inside flaps. Limitation and price not given. ISBN 0-940567-17-2.

A63b. – On p. [352] of both the paper and cloth issues are references to “a edition of 26 lettered copies, hardbound in boards.” This has not been seen, and may not have been printed.

A64. [Title and subtitles within a single-line oblong frame:] OUT OF THE BLUE | Russia’s Hidden Gay Literature | An Anthology | Edited by Kevin Moss | Introduction by Simon Karlinsky | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

9 x 6. pp. 416. 1997. Perfect bound in glazed card wrappers. Front cover illustrated with a colour photograph by Vitaly Lazarenko. Back cover illustrated with b&w photo by Alexai Sedov. Front cover printed in pale blue caps shadowed in yellow, and in yellow and white against a blue background. Back wrapper printed in white on a blue background. Spine printed in white on blue background. Frontispiece (b&w photo by Vitaly Lazarenko), and interior b&w photographs and drawings by Lazarenko, Alexai Sedov, Victoria Urman-Kuslik, Victor Putintsev and others, together with unsigned photographs of several of the authors represented in this anthology. ISBN 0-940567-20-2. $19.95

“Here for the first time in any language is an in-depth collection of Russian gay literature—from the classics of the 19th century Golden Age to the erotica of the ‘New Russia.’ Thirty authors in over 400 pages of brilliant writing make this pioneering anthology a publishing event. ‘Blue’ (goluboy) is the Russian slang term for gay.”

A64a. – Pagination and size as A64. ‘Limited’ hardback issue, bound in dark charcoal cloth, blocked in gilt on spine, and with head- and tail-bands and gilt-flecked black endpapers. Dustjacket reproduces the wrappers of the softbound issue, minus the bar code, with plain white inside flaps. Limitation and price not given, but [$50]. ISBN 0-940567-19-9

A64b. – On p. [416] of both the paper and cloth issues are references to “a edition of 26 lettered copies, hardbound in boards.” This has not been seen, and may not have been printed.

A65. QUEER DHARMA | Voices of Gay Buddhists | Volume 1 | Edited by Winston Leyland | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

9 x 6. pp. 416. 1998. Perfect bound in glazed card wrappers. Front cover illustrated with a detail of a colour collage by Stevee Postman comprising a Buddha of the Gandhara period (4th – 5th century C.E.). Back cover illustrated with colour photo of a gay version of the traditional Tibetan yab yum: “the union of absolute bliss and emptiness. Absolute wisdom is symbolized in a position of sexual union.” Front cover printed in gold, white and white on blue background. Back wrapper printed in dark blue and white. Spine printed in white and gold on blue background. Frontispiece (comprising a b&w photograph of stucco Buddha head), with b&w photos of selected authors and Buddhist art and statuary interspersed throughout the text. ISBN 0-940567-22-9. $19.95. “Thought-provoking and satisfying...the book provides convincing evidence that the Buddhist sangha, or community, has put down solid roots in the U.S., and that gay people are among its most committed and passionate members.” —Harvard Gay and Lesbian Review

"Groundbreaking and intensely moving book..." —Issanji

“Buddhism can help Gay men--not by giving a definition, but by teaching us a new way to being aware of ourselves and the world . . . Queer Dharma is a rich resource for gay men who are searching for ways to integrate their spiritual and emotional/sexual lives.” —Gay Buddhist Fellowship Newsletter

“Queer Dharma is a phenomenon — the first anthology ever that mixes the gritty experience of being gay in America with the nuances and flavors of Buddhism. It's an exciting book simply because it presents perspectives that are completely new. Our favorite themes of love and sex are at center stage, but so too are the Buddhist notions of suffering and the release from suffering. What gay man over 23 doesn't see the connection?” —Larry White, Bay Area Reporter

“Over 35 gay men have contributed to this anthology of fiction, poetry, art, scholarship, and personal testimony about what it means to be a gay Buddhist practitioner.” —Tricycle

“In the article ‘Practicing Together as a Gay Couple’ I met Michael C. Hyman, a gay Zen Buddhist and father, who somehow makes domesticity seem profoundly heroic." —Turning Wheel, Journal of the Buddhist Peace Fellowship

"Queer Dharma is truly a banquet of tastes touching on many common experiences we have as gay men. To read it leads you to experience parts of your own life again with a fresh perspective. It is a wonderful contribution to ending the sense of separation we feel when we are alone on a spiritual path. This book should be on every gay man's bookshelf and be part of the path to Buddha which is your own true larger self." —Alan Oliver, White Crane (Journal of Gay Men's Spirituality)

A65a. – Pagination and size as A64. ‘Limited’ hardback issue, bound in red-brown cloth, blocked in gilt on spine, and with head- and tail-bands and patterned, dark pink-brown endpapers. Dustjacket reproduces the wrappers of the softbound issue, minus the bar codes, with plain white inside flaps. Limitation and price not given, but [$50]. ISBN 0940567-21-0.

A65b. – Pagination and size as A64. Reissue of the paperback edition in 2000.

A66. QUEER DHARMA | Voices of Gay Buddhists | Volume 2 | Edited by Winston Leyland | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

9 x 6. pp. 224. 2000. Perfect bound in glazed card wrappers. Front cover illustrated with colour collage of a naked man partly concealed behind an orchid or similar bloom, the whole superimposed over water. Front cover printed in pale lavender, black-on-gold, white and gold. Plain pale lavender spine and back cover, printed in dark blue and white-on-dark blue. Frontispiece (comprising a b&w photograph of a meditating Buddha in stone), with b&w photos of selected authors and Buddhist statuary interspersed throughout the text. ISBN 0-940567-23-9. $16.95.

“In this second volume gay men write in depth about how they have integrated their sexuality and spirituality via Buddhist practice. This book is focused on Buddhist practice and gay male sexuality/relationships in ten long personal accounts. Also included is an historical article and a sampling of fiction.”

A66a. – Pagination and size as A64. ‘Limited’ hardback issue, bound in red-brown cloth, blocked in gilt on spine, and with head- and tail-bands and patterned, dark pink-brown endpapers. Dustjacket reproduces the wrappers of the softbound issue, minus the bar-codes, with plain white inside flaps. Limitation and price not given, but [$50]. ISBN 0-940567-24-5

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Series 6:  Appendix B: Leyland Publications index 1984-1993 

The book descriptions have been generated from the index located in box 10, folder 9. Missing editions have been noted with the notation "[no copy]." Because of errors in OCR translations, grammatical inconsistencies should be expected.

B1. HOT ACTS | HOMOSEXUAL ENCOUNTERS | FROM FIRST HAND | Edited by | Winston Leyland | Brandon Judell | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

8 ½ x 5 ½ Pp. 240. 1984. Perfect bound in glazed wrappers. Photographic frontcover, in color, printed in orange and black. The backcover, which has an inset color photograph, and the spine are in blue and printed in white. Cover design by Timothy Lewis, and cover photographs by Le Salon Inc. Interior photographs by Joe Altman, Old Reliable and Sierra Domino. Drawings by “Rex.” Included also, are a number of cartoons extracted from First Hand. ISBN 0-917342-47-X. $10.95.

“An anthology of true sexual accounts: spanking, body-shaving, S&M, coming-out, anal intercourse, water sports etc., taken from the best-selling [Teaneck, N.J.] magazine First Hand. Included are such pieces as The Thrill of Discovery, Rob, My Brother in Law, the Cop, Coming out in the Scouts, A Dark Haired Sailor & Two Hunky Marines and Encounters with Foreskin at Junior High;

See entry nos. B4, B12 and B20 in this Section for other volumes in this series, A biographical notice of one of the editors, Winston Leyland, will be found at entry A1 in Section A.

B1a.— Size and pagination as B1. A special issue of ten numbered copies. Bound in plum boards, backed with patterned red cloth. Plum endpapers, with head- and tail-bands and clear acetate just jacket. Printed in gilt on the frontcover: HOT ACTS | Edited by I Winston Leyland | Brandon Judell; and along the spine on a paper label: HOT ACTS.

B2. [Within a single-line frame bordering both titlepage and frontispiecc-2:] THE GREAT AMERICAN I GAY | PORNO | NOVEL I MIKE SHEARER I GAY SUNSHINE PRESS | SAN FRANCISCO

8 ½ x 5 ½ Pp. [ii]+206. 1984. Perfect bound in glazed wrappers. Frontcover, color photograph, copyrighted by Michael Rock and Tolin Greene, of Rockshot, printed in rust red, yellow and white. Spine and backcover in rust red; lettered in black and white on the spine, and white on the backcover. Cover layout by Timothy Lewis. Frontispiece drawing, which extends onto the titlepage, by Speros Bairaktaris. ISBN 0-917342-42-9. $8.95. “Irresistibly beautiful, Mark Edwards has never had trouble finding men to follow him to men’s rooms, parking lots, alleys. None of them ever suspected that behind his vacuous blue eyes his mind whirled at unimaginable speeds, recording for posterity the sounds, smells and tensions of the fucks they enjoyed. Mark, the author of countless porno novels, is at work on a new book, and it involves—among others Marco, Ed, Arnie, Bart, as well as Mark’s dear reader. Luckily for all, Mark believes in sharing.”

Mike Shearer has taught English at Connecticut State University. He currently lives at Albuquerque, New Mexico. The Great American Porno Novel is his first novel.

A German translation of The Great American Porno Novel by Torsten Fassbach appeared from West Berlin publisher Bruno Gmunder in 1985 under the title Marks Manner. Aus der Werlcstatt eines Profis.

B2a. — Pagination and size as B2. Special issue of ten numbered copies, signed by the author. Bound in pale blue boards, backed with grey, red and black striped cloth. Pale blue endpapers, head- and tail-bands and clear acetate dust jacket. Printed in blue on the cover: THE GREAT AMERICAN I GAY I PORNO | NOVEL | MIKE SHEARER; and along the spine on a paper label: MIKE SI-IEARER [-] THE GREAT AMERICAN I GAY PORNO NOVEL. $50.00.

B3. [Initial letters of title in bold Roman caps that spell out the word ‘Lust’ down the page; remainder in upper and lower case italics] Licentious | Underground | Sexy | True Gay Encounters | Edited by Winston Leyland I Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

8 ½ x 5 ½ Pp. 176. 1985. Perfect bound in bright pink and purple glazed card wrappers, printed in black and blue on the frontcover, white and pink on the spine and white on the backcover. Black and white cover drawing by Tom of Finland. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. Illustrated with three drawings by Tom of Finland, 2 drawings by ‘Rex’ and photographs by Old Reliable, Force 1, and the Athletic Model Guild. The Photograph on p. [106] of John Shown, one of the writers contributing to this collection, is by Wayne Gray. ISBN O-91734213-5. $10.00.

“This is an in-depth collection of hot sexual encounters by different writers (Jason Fury, Phillip Brents, John Dagion, etc.). Includes such pieces as “A Boy’s First Love,” “The Coach,” “Jeff: Six Rugby Players Fuck Me,” “I’m a Born Cocksucker,” “Hot Japanese Asshole,” “His Beautiful Black Uncut Glory,” “Sweetest Tasting Load I’ve Had in Years,” “Deep-Throating in Dallas,” “Sex in a Small Town” and more...”

Some of the material in this volume has appeared previously, in the privately issued mimeographed book A Trucker's Tale by ‘Jim Dugan’ [John Dagion] and in the periodicals Stroke and First Hand. The following pieces appear here for the first time: Homoerotic Flashbacks, [four anecdotes] by Lonnie Best. - Detention Facility, by Robert N. Boyd. - Teenage and Navy Experience, two anonymous anecdotes. - A Boy’s First Love, by Phillip Brents. - Strangers and The Final Day by Jason Fury. - Photo Finish, by John Shown. - Boys Will be Boys, four anonymous anecdotes. -Deep Throating in Dallas, anonymous.

For notices of Hard and Manplay, the second and third volumes in this series, see entries B11 and B17 of this section.

B3a. — Pagination and size as B3. A Special issue of ten handbound, numbered copies. Bound in pale cream boards backed with green, grey and black patterned cloth. Pale cream endpapers, head- and tail-bands and clear acetate dust jacket. Printed in black on the frontcovers LUST; and along the spine on a paper label: LUST. $50.00.

B3b -2nd printing, 1994.

B4. ORGASMS I HOMOSEXUAL ENCOUNTERS I FROM FIRST HAND |Vol1m1e 2 I Edited by I Winston Leyland I Gay Sunshine Press I San Francisco

8 ½ x 5 ½ Pp. 192. 1985. Perfect bound in glazed card wrappers, the frontcover printed in red over a color by Kristen Bjorn. The backcover and spine are blue, printed in red, white and (on spine only) yellow. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. Unsigned frontispiece drawing. Illustrated with cartoons from First Hand, four drawings by Tom of Finland and photographs by Old Reliable and Force 1. ISBN 0-917342-12-7. $10.95.

“ORGASMS is the second anthology of true sexual accounts from best-selling First Hand magazine [published at Teaneck, N.J.]. Includes pieces such as “Ain’t There no Virgins in West Virginia?” “I Stroked His Beautiful Black Shaft,” “Making It with Ice Cubes,” “Jacking Off Alone,” “His Cock was Uncut and Smooth,” “Spanking Experiences,” “Boys Will be Boys.”

Most of the pieces in this collection are anonymous. However, the following contributions are signed: Making It with Ice Cubes, by Bill Anderson. - 12 Lessons in S&M, by T. R. Witomski. - Samurai Lust, by Alan Arthur. - Ain’t There no Virgins in West Virginia? by Keith A Holtzclaw. - Herring Cove, by Rick Chandler. Ranch Raunch, by Al Skander.

See entries B1, B12 and B20 in this Section for other volumes in this series.

B4a. - Pagination and size as B4. A Special issue of ten handbound, numbered copies. Bound in pale cream boards backed with black and grey patterned cloth. Pale cream endpapers, head- and tail-bands and clear acetate dust jacket. Printed in blue on the frontcover: ORGASMS I Volume 2; and along the spine on a paper label: ORGASMS [-] VOLUME 2.

B5. TRASH I True Revelations I and I Strange Happenings I 18 Wheeler I Volume 1 I Edited by John Dagion I Photos by Old Reliable & Force I I Gay Sunshine Press I San Francisco

8 ½ x 5 ½. Pp. 192. 1985. Perfect bound in pale green glazed card wrappers, printed in red and black on the front cover and spine and in black on the backcover. Frontcover drawing by Richard White. Cover, design by Timothy Lewis. Illustrated with photographs by Old Reliable and Force 1. ISBN 0-917342-070. $10.95.

“This is a collection of true homosexual encounters from the underground magazine 18 Wheeler and its successor, T.R.A.S.H (True Revelations and Strange Happenings). Edited by the legendry J.D.,- this anthology tells mostly of sexual encounters with truckers in stops across the country. Included are such‘ classic pieces as “Carolina Trucker Loses His Cherry,” “Cum Flow-Like a Mountain Stream,” “All Night Glory Hole,” “Construction Trucker," “Ten Inches of Hunky Meat,” “Blond Trucker Has Superthick Cock,” “His Arms Were As Big As My Thighs,” “Nebraska Cowboy Screwed Me,” “Three Way Action,” “Perm-Dutch Boy Has Thick, Flat Dong,” “Mr. America Plunged In to the Hilt,” and more...”

The bulk of the material in this collection is anonymous, but the Introduction, The Fisherman Brownsville: Shrimp Boat Beauty and Carolina Trucker Loses His Cherry are signed by the editor, John Dagion.

B6. WADS | True Homosexual Experiences | S.T.H. Writers | Volume 6 | Editor: Boyd McDonald | Gay Sunshine Press | San Francisco

8 ½ x 5 ½ Pp. 192. 1985. Perfect bound in glazed card wrappers. Front wrapper printed in orange and in black within orange panels, over a pink-tinted monochrome photograph Creators of Tokyo, Japan. Green spine and backcover printed in black and (spine only) black and orange. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. Illustrated with photographs by Force One and the Athletic Model Guild. ISBN O-917342-1 1-9. $12.00.

“This sixth volume in Gay Sunshine’s acclaimed S.T.H. series begins where the previous volumes (Meat/Flesh/Sex/Cum/Juice) left off. Men nationwide write with no holds barred about their true sexual experiences—such pieces as “Sex Life of a Sailor,” “School Toughs Display Dicks,” “Trucker Gags for Hours on Prick,” “Hot Cock Penetrates Language Barrier,” “Chews ‘Straight’ Neighbor’s Briefs,” “Cruises Bareass Along Park Trail,” “Lays Ten Whores at One Party,” “Sergeant Displays Hard On,” “The Joy of Heterosexuality” (by Boyd McDonald)... Almost 200 pages of sexually explicit stories and reviews. . .”

The Joy of Heterosexuality, Boyd McDonald’s" review of Peter Manso’s book Mailer: His Life and Times, appeared originally in Christopher Street magazine.

Notices of the first five volumes in this series will be found at entry nos. Al9, A24, A29, A32, A45 in Section A, and the seventh volume at no. B8 in the present section.

B6a. — Pagination and size as B6. A Special issue of ten handbound and numbered copies. Bound in pale cream boards backed with patterned green cloth. Pale cream endpapers, head- and tail-bands and clear acetate dust jacket. Printed in black on the frontcover: WADS | Volume 6; and along the spine on a paper label: WADS [-] VOLUME 6. $50.00.

B6b. – 2nd printing, 2000.

B7. SURFER SEX | Gay Encounters | from Australia | Rusty Winter | Gay Sunshine Press I Sam Francisco.

8 ½ x 5 ½ Pp. 96. 1985. Perfect bound in glazed card wrappers, the front cover printed in yellow, red and black over a color photograph by Kristen Bjorn. Lemon spine and backcover, printed in black and (spine) red and black. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. ISBN 0-917342-10-0. $7.95.

“Two in-depth autobiographical accounts from “Down Under” are included in this volume. The first, “Surfer Sex,” details the love relationship between the author and a young Australian lifeguard, Brent. The second, “Kev,” is a moving, poetically told account of the author’s adolescent affair with an aboriginal boy in Australia’s untamed Northern Territory.”

Of the two stories in this volume, the first, Surfer Sex, appeared in a shorter version in the periodical First Hand under the title Australian Cream. The second story, Kev, is an original piece and appears here for the first time.

Australian writer Rusty Winter lives at St. Louis, Missouri.

For a notice of Aussie Boys, another collection of stories by Rusty Winter, see entry no. B21 in this section.

B7a. - Pagination and size as B7. A Special issue of ten numbered copies, signed by the author. Bound in pale cream boards backed with two-tone patterned green cloth. Pale cream endpapers, head- and tail-bands and clear acetate dust jacket. Printed in gold on the frontcover: SURFER SEX I Rusty Winter; and along the spine on a paper label: SURFER SEX [-] Rusty Winter.

B7b. – 2nd printing, 2000, Leyland Publications.

B8. CREAM | True Homosexual Experiences | from S.T.H. Writers I Volume 7 I Editor: Boyd McDonald [Photos by Old Reliable & Force I | G.S. Press | San Francisco

8 ½ x 5 ½ Pp. 192. 1986. Perfect bound in glazed card wrappers, the front cover printed in red and black on a pale mustard background and illustrated with a monochrome photograph furnished by the Athletic Model Guild. Pale mustard spine and backcover, printed in black and red on the spine and in red only on the back- cover. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. Illustrated with ten photographs from Old Reliable and Force 1. ISBN 0-917342-19-4. $12.00.

“This seventh volume in Gay Sunshine’s acclaimed S.T.H. series begins where the previous volumes (Meat/Flesh/Sex/Cum/Juice/Wads) left off. Men nationwide write with no holds barred about their true sexual experiences.”

The experiences described in this volume, like those in its predecessors, are anonymous, but interspersed through the text are some signed pieces by the editor, mostly commentary on items he has found of interest in the newspapers, but in two instances reviews of books: The Gentleman Maryland by Robert Bauman and Capitol Hill in Black and White by Robert Parker, with Richard Ranshke.

Notices of the preceding six volumes in this series will be found at entries A19, A24, A29, A32, and A45 in Section A and at B6 in the present section. A biographical note on the editor of Cream is included in entry A19 in Section A.

B8a. - Pagination and size as B8. A Special issue of ten handbound and numbered copies. Bound in cream boards backed with patterned green cloth. Cream endpapers, head- and tail-bands and clear acetate dust jacket. Printed in gilt along the spine on a paper label: CREAM [-] S.T.H. Volume 7. $50.00.

B8b -2nd printing, 1995.

B9. CUT/UNCUT I True Gay Experiences I of Foreskin and Circumcision I Volume I I Edited by Winston Leyland I G.S. Press | San Francisco

8 ½ x 5 ½ Pp. 176. 1986. Perfect bound in glazed card wrappers, the frontcover primed in orange and yellow over a color photograph by Kristen Bjorn. Dark blue spine and backcover, printed in white and yellow on the spine and white only on the back. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. Illustrated with two drawings by Richard White, and eight photographs: three by Starbuck, two by Force 1 and three by the Editor, Winston Leyland. ISBN 0-917342-21-6. $10.00.

“Cut/Uncut is the first in-depth collection of sexual accounts on the themes of foreskin and circumcision. Includes Circumcision Operations: ‘I had an Erection during the Operation,’ ‘The Foreskin Was Cut Very Hugh Up on the Shaft’; Foreskin Experiences: ‘Ten Thick Inches, Uncut,’ ‘Kurt Was My First Foreskin,’ ‘The Foreskin Came Halfway over the Head,’ ‘I Stuck My Tongue into His Foreskin,’ etc.; Circumcised Sex—True Experiences: ‘His Dick Was Like a Red-Hot Poker,’ ‘One Sailor Had His Piss-Slit Widened’; Two Foreskin Sexcapades: ‘Bodybuilder Has Two Inches of Thonged Foreskin’ and ‘You’ve Got a Foreskin Like a Big Sock’; Young Numbers—Cut/Uncut: ‘Fucked by the School Quarterback,’ ‘I Raised His Legs and Mounted Him,’ etc.”

Many of the experiences related in this volume are anonymous, but the following pieces are signed: Two Foreskin Sexscapades, by “Big” Bill Jackson. — Fucked by the School Quarterback, by T. R. Bray. “He Pulled the Skin off his Cockhead”, by Donn Stanley. --- Iowan’s First Butt-Fuck, by Mike Quick. Additionally, the following sections were edited by Phillip Brents from letters he received from his friends: Cut/Uncut: Pro & Con. Circumcision Operations. —Foreskin Experiences I-IV, VI-X & XII-XII. — Circumcised Sex Experiences. — Bike Studs. — Young Numbers VII.

B9a. — Pagination and size as B9. A special issue of ten handbound and numbered copies. Bound in light rust boards backed with broad-patterned yellow cloth. Light rust endpapers, head- and tail-bands and clear acetate dust jacket. Printed in dark blue along the spine on a paper label: CUT/UNCUT [-] Volume I. $50.00.

B10. GAY VIDEO | A Guide to Erotica I John W. Rowberry | G. S. Press | San Francisco

8 ½ x 5 ½ Pp. 160. 1986. Perfect bound in glazed card wrappers, the frontcover printed in black and red over a monochrome photograph on a blue and pink background. Red spine and backcover printed in white and (on the spine) black and blue. Cover photograph courtesy of First Place Video. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. ISBN 0-917342-14-3. $10.00.

“This is the first book to deal in depth with gay video—over 800 titles are included. The book is divided into five parts: sexually explicit gay video cassettes; selected erotic and gay titles; video festivals, organizations, and television programs; gay video producers/distributors; and an index of directors. Each title in the major section has been rated on a scale from no rating to three stars. An invaluable guide for anyone interested in this fascinating field.”

B11. HARD I True Gay Encounters I Volume 2 I Edited by Winston Leyland I G. S. Press I San Francisco

8 ½ x 5 ½ Pp. 192. 1986. Perfect bound in glazed card wrappers, the cover printed in red, yellow and black over a color photograph by Kristen Bjorn. Light purple spine and backcover, printed in yellow on back and yellow, black and white on spine. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. Illustrated with six photographs, five of which are from Starbuck and the sixth from Force 1. ISBN 0-917342-16-X. $10.00.

“This is the second in-depth collection of hot male-male sexual accounts (the first was Lust) by different writers (Rusty Winter, Jason Fury, etc.). Includes such pieces as “Merino Stud” (a boy’s sexual initiation “Down Under”), “Boot Camp and Army Experiences,” “Two Balkan Tales,” “Adventures of a Sailor,” and more. . .”

The bulk of the contributions to this collection are anonymous, but the following pieces are signed: Merino Stud, by Rusty Winter. — Cochise: Demon Lover, by Jason Fury. -The Seduction of Uncle Bill, by “Big” Bill Jackson. (Note: Jason Fury and “Big” Bill Jackson are both pseudonyms of the same author.) The sections titled Boot Camp and U.S. Army Experiences, Eighteen and Out: Six Encounters and Boys Will Be Boys are edited by Phillip Brent from anecdotes recounted by friends in their personal correspondence with him. Cochise: Demon Lover appeared originally in the periodical Manscape.

For notices of Lust and Manplay, the first and third volumes of this series, see entries B3 and B17 in the present section. A biographical note on Winston Leyland, the editor of Hard, will be found in entry no. B1, in Section A.

B11a. — Pagination and size as B11. Special issue of ten handbound and numbered copies. Bound in light blue boards backed with patterned blue cloth. Light blue endpapers, head- and tail-bands and clear acetate dust jacket. Printed in gilt on the frontcovers HARD | Volume 2; and along the spine on a paper label: HARD [-] VOLUME 2. $50.00.

B12. HOT STUDS I HOMOSEXUAL ENCOUNTERS I FROM FIRST HAND I Volume 3 I Edited by I Winston Leyland | Gay Sunshine Press I San Francisco

8 ½ x 5 ½ Pp. 192. 1986. Perfect bound in glazed card wrappers, the frontcover printed in red and black over a color photograph by Kristen Bjorn. The backcover and spine are dark green, printed in yellow and (on spine only) red, black and white. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. Illustrated with two drawings by Richard White and eight photographs, five of which are by Starbuck and the balance by Force 1. ISBN 0-917342-15-1. $10.95.

Note: By mistake, on the copyright page (p.[4]) the ISBN number of the paperback edition of Hard — see B11 above — is given as the ISBN number of the limited edition of Hot Studs.

“HOT STUDS is the third anthology of true sexual accounts from best-selling First Hand magazine (earlier volumes are Hot Acts and Orgasms). Includes such hot malemale sex stories as: “Breaking the Color Barrier,” “Young Jock Has Enormous Balls,” “Gay Lovers for 15 Years,” “Diary of a Water Sports Addict”, “Loving Older Men,” “Navy Stud’s Adventures,” “Biggest Cock of My Life,” “Young Chicano Has Uncut Meat,” and more. . .”

Note: Although the backcover description of the book, from which the preceding paragraph is taken, calls for cartoons from the periodical First Hand, none are actually included. "

The majority of the contributions to this volume are anonymous, but the following pieces are signed: Breaking the Color Barrier, by Chet Alvison. — Loving Older Men, by Bill Schoell. — The Gay Apartment Building, by James Harvey-"Locker Room Blowjob, by Dale Barden. — Queer Window, by Chip Archer. — We Man Who Talked Dirty, by Keith A. Holtzclaw. - Mr. Hairyass, by Theodore M Murphy. A Gay Teacher Challenge, by William Cozad.

See entry nos. B1, B4 and B20 in this Section for other volumes in this series. A biographical notice of the editor, Winston Leyland, will be found at entry B1 in Section A.

B12a. — Pagination and size as B12. Special issue of ten handbound and numbered copies. Bound in cream boards backed with patterned green cloth. Cream endpapers, head- and tail-bands and clear acetate dust jacket. Printed in gilt on the frontcover: HOT STUDS | Volume 3; and along the spine on a paper label: HOT STUDS [-] VOLUME 3. $50.00.

B13. MEATMEN | An Anthology Of | Gay Male Comics | Edited by Winston Leyland | Introduction by Jerry Mills | G.S. San Francisco

10 x 7. Pp. 192. 1986. Perfect bound in glazed card wrappers, the front cover printed in gold and blue over a color illustration by Nico. Dark blue spine printed in gold and white. Back cover printed in pale mauve over a color illustration by Nico. Frontispiece by Brad Parker. Cover design by Tim Lewis. ISBN 0-917342-23-2. $10.95.

An Editor’s Note, by Winston Leyland, occupies pp. 6, and the Introduction by Jerry Mills occupies pp. 7-14.

“Meatmen is an in-depth collection of gay male comics, including some of the best cartoons published over the past two decades, plus pioneering work by Blade. Work by 28 artists is highlighted—from the classic 1970s cartoons by Joe Johnson (‘Miss Thing’), Sean, Tom of Finland, Stephen and A. Jay [Allen J. Shapiro] (‘Harry Chess’), to more‘ recent (l980s) comics by Jerry Mills (‘Popper’s’), Howard Cruse, Brad Parker, Robert Triptow, Bruce Billings (‘Castro’), Nico, Tim Barela... and others.”

Contents: Truck Hiker and Glory Story by Blade, first appeared in The Barn 1948 (Stompers/Lohman Gallery, N.Y. 1980). — Kake of the Wild West by Tom of Finland was published in magazine format, undated, in Lost Angeles. — Miss Thing and Big Dick by Joe Johnson published originally in the book Miss Thing, (Los Angeles, 1973.) — Come Wars by Sean was published by Nova in magazine format. — The Adventures of Harry Chess: The Curse of Kahlua Blewal by ‘A. Jay’ [Allen J. Shapiro] was published originally in Harry Chess in 3 Hot Vintage Episodes, Vol. I (magazine format), Le Salon, San Francisco, 1980. Meatman by “Stephen” [Dom Orejudos] appeared originally in magazine form distributed by Kris Studios, and was later re-issued by Target Studios between 1975 and 1976. Two one-panel cartoons by Dandy were reprinted First Hand/Manscape. — Poppers by Jerry Mills appeared originally in the Los Angeles magazine In Touch. Billy Goes Out and Dirty Old Lovers by Howard Cruse are reprinted from Gay Comix. Castro, by Bruce Billings, was a strip syndicated in 23 newspapers. — Brad Parker’s Jason formerly appeared in the periodical Stroke; his Great Action Yarns: Max Puma, Space Hero appeared originally in Male Review; and his Meanwhile in Malibu (used as a frontispiece to this anthology), One Sunday Morning and Somewhere in West Hollywood are all reprinted from the Los Angeles magazine In Touch. Torn Hachtman’s Gertrude 's Follies appeared first in Soho Weekly News, and in 1980 was reprinted in book form by St. Martin’s Press. — Nood Toon by Bing appeared originally in the Los Angeles magazine In Touch. Four one-panel cartoons by Gerard Donelan were reprinted from The Advocate. — Big Sig by The Hun appeared originally in Stroke magazine. —Vaughn’s Watch Out strips were syndicated in various newspapers (Seattle Gay News, the San Francisco Ser_1tinaI, etc.) - Erichsen’s Murphy 's Manor strips were syndicated in various newspapers. — Two cartoons by Nico appeared originally in the magazine Torso. Two one-panel cartoons by Gregoire appeared originally in In Touch. — Drum by Bill Ward appeared originally in The Drummer.

The following cartoons all appeared originally in Gay Comix: Jayson Goes Home, by Jeffrey A. Krell. — Cy Ross and the SQ Syndrome, by Burton Clarke. — Elves and the Leathermaker, by Michael Goldberg. — Bi Bi Baby, by Robert Triptow. Mallory Duck, by Joe Sinardi. — And Tim Barela’s three Leonard and Larry strips.

A notice of More Meatmen, a second collection of gay comics, will be found at B18 of this section.

B13a. — Pagination and size as B13. Special issue of twenty-six handbound, lettered copies. Bound in cream boards, backed with black and white cloth. Cream endpapers, head- and tail-bands and clear acetate dust jacket. Printed in gilt along the spine on a paper label: MEATMEN [-] Gay Male Comics. $50.00.

B13b. Reprint, 1989.

B14. [Titlepage illustrated with a drawing of a truckdriver standing in front of the radiator of his rig.] [In white in black panel:] TRUCKER I [Printed on trucker t-shirt.-] True | Revelations I and I Strange | Happenings | from 18 Wheeler 1 Volume 2 I T7" in grey panel:] Edited by John Dagion

8 ½ x 5 ½ Pp. 192. 1986. Perfect bound in glazed card wrappers, the frontcover having bands across the top and bottom, edged in white, in between which is a photograph on a red back background. Lettered in yellow, white and... [missing text] ...and backcover, printed in white on the back and yellow and black with a cover photograph from Old Reliable. Cover design by Timothy Lewis.

Text illustrated with twelve photographs, eight of which are by Old Reliable and the balance by Force 1 studios. Titlepage drawing by Rex. ISBN 0-917342-22-4. $10.95.

“This is the second collection of true homosexual encounters from the underground magazine I8 Wheeler and its successor, T.R.A.S.H (True Revelations and Strange Happenings). Edited by the legendry J .D., this anthology tells mostly of encounters with truckers in stops across the country. Included are such classic pieces as ‘Arizona Trucker Has Thick, Creamy Load,’ ‘Trucker’s First Blowjob,’ ‘Puerto Rican Has Enormous Uncut Cock,’ ‘Trucker Roger, 40, a Big Teddy Bear,‘ ‘Louisiana Trucker Likes to Be Undressed,’ ‘The Perfect Black Master,’ ‘Ozark Stud Comes Three Times Non-Stop,’ ‘GI Throws Hefty Wad,’ ‘Almond Eyed Aleut,’ ‘Chance Meeting at the Colonial Truckstop,’ and more. . .”

The bulk of the contributions in this collection is anonymous, but the following pieces _are signed by the editor, John Dagion: Down on the Farm with the Boss’s Son. — “I Rammed It Down His Throat". — Chance Meeting at the Colonial Truckstop. — My Old Kentucky Homo. — New England Eddie.

Notices of the first and third volumes of this series, titled Trash and Sexstop respectively, will be found at entries B5 and B19 of this section.

B14a. — Pagination and size as B14. Special issue of ten handbound and numbered copies. Bound in cream boards backed with patterned black and grey cloth. Cream endpapers, head- and tail-bands and clear acetate dust jacket. Printed fin black on the frontcover: TRUCKER | VOLUME 2; and along the spine on a paper label: TRUCKER [-] VOLUME 2. $50.00.

B15. STAND BY YOUR MAN I and other One-Handed I Two-Fisted Stories I Jack Fritscher | Leyland Publications I San Francisco

8 ½ x 5 ½ Pp. 160. 1987. Perfect bound in glazed wrappers. Frontcover, black-&-white photograph on red background, lettered in black within yellow panels and in white. Red spine, lettered in yellow and white, and yellow backcover printed in black. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. Frontcover photograph by Frank Vickers. ISBN 0-943595-O3-7. $10.00.

“Jack Fritscher is the author of five published books and over 300 fiction and nonfiction magazine pieces. His two previous fiction works, published by Gay Sunshine Press, are Corporal in Charge of Taking Care of Captain O'Malley and Leather Blues. He received his Ph.D. in American literature from Loyola University (Chicago) and taught creative writing for fifteen years at Loyola, Wst Michigan University and University of California, Berkeley.”

Contents: Forever Fever. — Uncut Hillbilly Dicks. -Goatboy. Frathouse Pledge: Beercan Charley. - Daddy ‘s Big Shave. - The Daddy lwstique. — New Kid in Town. —Cabbage Patch Boys. — Stand By Your Man! Black on Blond. — Wish They All Could Be California Boys. Beach Blanket Surf-Boy Blues. — In Praise of Fuckabilly Butt. —Video Casting Couch. Young Russian River Rats. -Telefuck. — Horsemaster. — Firebomber: Cigar Sarge. - The Lords of Leather. A Beach Boy Named Desire. — Foreskin Prison Blues. - How Buddy Me.

With the possible exception of How Buddy Left Me, which would seem to be an original work, the stories in this collection are reprinted from the following periodicals: Uncut. — Inches. — In Touch for Men. — Honcho. - Just Men. —William Higgins California. — Skin. — Drummer.

Notices of Jack Fritscher’s two previous books for Gay Sunshine Press, Corporal in Charge of Taking Care of Captain O'Malley and Leather Blues, will be found in Section A, nos. A41 and A42 respectively.

B16. IN THE HEAT OF PASSION | How to Have Hotter, Safer Sex I Richard Locke I Leyland Publications I San Francisco

8 ½ x 5 ½ Pp. 128. 1987. Perfect bound in glazed wrappers. Frontcover, a black-&-white photograph of the author with the main title enclosed within a black panel and printed predominantly in yellow with the lower pan of the word ‘Heat’ in red. The word is enclosed within its own panel of white-on-black, highlighted either side by three red rules. The subtitle — ‘How to Have Hotter, Safer Sex’ — and the author’s name printed in red. Black spine and backcover, with the spine printed in white and red and the backcover in white only. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. The cover photograph, and the two interior ones, are copyrighted by E. Christian Nelson. Five black & white drawings are copyrighted by Richard Lusk. ISBN 0-943595-00-2. $10.00.

“Disturbed by the ‘sex negative’ attitudes that are all too common these days, gay film star Richard Locke put together a series of ‘sensible sex’ seminars that have taken him from Vancouver to San Diego, from San Francisco to New York, and many places in between. In The Heat of Passion evolved out of these seminars and from a series of articles in San Francisco’s Bay Area Reporter. It deals in-depth with the doing of hot but sensible sex. It includes ‘Hygiene in the Play Area,’ ‘Condoms,’ ‘Cock Pumps,’ ‘Massage and Frottage,’ ‘Vibrators,’ etc.”

B17. MANPLAY I True Gay Encounters | Volume 3 | Edited by Winston Leyland | Leyland Publications | San Francisco

8 ½ x 5 ½ Pp. 192. Perfect bound in gray-green glazed wrappers. Frontcover, a color photograph by Kristen Bjorn against a magenta triangle, printed in yellow and white. Spine printed in yellow and white, and backcover in white only. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. ISBN 0-943595-06-1. $10.00.

“This is the third in-depth collection of hot male-male sexual accounts (the first two books were Lust and Hard) by different writers. Included are such pieces as ‘Rough Trade Marines,’ ‘Adventures of a College Professor,’ ‘Sex in a Small Town,’ ‘Laundry Room Action,’ ‘Slide Tommy Slide,’ ‘Tokyo Rose,’ ‘Circumcised in the Navy,’ etc.”

The bulk of the pieces contained in this collection are original, and appear in print here for the first time. Two of the stories, however, are reprinted from other sources: The Fan Club was published originally in Numbers (Oct/Nov 1983) and Slide, Tommy Slide! was first published under the title Ball Game in Honcho (Aug. 1983).

Contents: Rough Trade Marines and The Pacific Coast Milk-Run, both by H. L. Stryker. — Adventures of a College Professor, an anonymous experience in three chapters. — Highway Patrolman, by Mike McGrath. One Very Long, Hot Session, anonymous. — The Fan Club, by “Big” Bill Jackson. — Laundry Room Action, anonymous. — An Ultimate Fucking Experience, by Jaye M. Sullivan. — An Hombre Named Fernando and Trade-Ins, both by William Cozad. —Stranger on my Doorstep, by Robert N. Boyd. — Tokyo Rose, by Glenn Fuller. — Summer Nooky in Chicago, anonymous. — Sex in a Small Town, and anonymous experience in six chapters. — Circumcised in the Navy, anonymous. “Slide, Tommy, Slide!" by Jason Fury.

Lust and Hard, the first two volumes of this series, will be found at B3 and B11 of this section.

B18. ‘MORE MEATMEN | An Anthology Of | Gay Male Comics | Volume 2 I Edited by Winston Leyland | Leyland Publications | San Francisco

10 x 7. 192. 1987. Perfect bound in glazed card wrappers, the front cover printed in gold and blue over a color illustration by Nico. Pale green spine and backcover; spine printed in gold and white, and the backcover in white only with an inset comic panel in color by Brad Parker. Frontispiece by Brad Parker. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. ISBN 0-943595-O4-5. $11.95.

"More Meatmen picks up where the acclaimed volume l leaves off. It is an indepth collection of gay male comics by 23 artists: Stephen, Sean, “A. Jay” [Allen J. Shapiro] (‘Harry Chess’), Jerry Mills (‘Poppers’), Bruce Billings (‘Castro’), The Hun (‘Big Sig’), Kurt Erichsen, Brad Parker, Mike Kuchar, Burton Clarke, Donelan, Vaughn and others. Almost 200 pages of the best work by contemporary comic artists.”

Contents: Here Comes the Groom by “Stephen” [Dom Orejudos], published originally in Adventuretime #2. The Adventures of Harry Chess by “A. Jay” [Allen J. Shapiro] was published in Harry Chess in 3 Hot Vintage Episodes, vol. l (magazine format), Le Salon, San Francisco. — Poppers by Jerry Mills is reprinted from In Touch, a Los Angeles periodical. — Eleven one—panel cartoons by Michael Willhoite. — Jason Goes Out and Jason Goes In, by Jeffrey A. Krell. — Swishy Fishy (reprinted Gay Comix) and Clonederella (originally syndicated in B.A.R., San Francisco) by Michael Goldberg. - Big Sig's First Time with the Coach, by The Hun, appeared first in the periodical Stroke. — Satyr, by Burton Clarke. — Watch Out! by Vaughn, syndicated in various newspapers. — Shooters of the Deep, by Sean, was published in Nova in magazine format. — Interrupted Transmission, six one-panel cartoons reprinted from The Advocate, and The Never Lies, by Gerard Donelan. —Mars is a Man’s World! by Rick Campbell. — Murphy's Manor, by Kurt Erichsen, syndicated in various newspapers. -Five one-panel cartoons by Dandy, reprinted from First Hand/Manscape. — Hey Dale! (reprinted from Torso magazine), Billy ‘s First Wad and Leather Initiation (reprinted Numbers, 1983), by Nico. — A Night on the Town, by Mike Kuchar. - Alex, by Chuck, is reprinted from Honcho. —Three one-panel cartoons by Gregoire, reprinted from In Touch. Great Action Yarns, (reprinted from Male Review), eight one-panel cartoons and two six-panel cartoons reprinted from In Touch, by Brad Parker. — Six one-panel cartoons by Ellsworth Jackson. Two one-panel cartoons by Bing, reprinted from In Touch. — Bernie, by David Young.

A notice of the first Meatmen collection will be found at B13 of this section.

B18a 2nd printing, 1997.

B19. SEXSTOP I True Revelations I and I Strange Happenings I from 18 Wheeler I Volume 3 I Edited by John W. Dagion I Leyland Publications I San Francisco

8 ½ x 5 ½ Pp. 192. 1987. Perfect bound in blue glazed wrappers. The frontcover, which is illustrated with a monochrome drawing by Richard White, and the spine are printed in orange and white, and the backcover in white only. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. ISBN 0-943595-03-7. $10.95.

“This is the third collection of true homosexual encounters from the underground magazine (True Revelations and Strange Happenings). Edited by the legendry J. D., this anthology tells mostly of sexual encounters with truckers in stops across the country. Included are such classic pieces as: Jockstrap Collector,’ ‘Cajun Hitchhiker Has Thick Hooded Dong,’ ‘Smoky Mountain Stud,’ ‘Greeked by Greek Inside Gasoline Tanker’s Tank,’ ‘Fairies on Late Night Ferries,’ ‘Bowery Boys and Their Sex-Filled Jungles,’ ‘Nutmeg State Truckstop”

With the exception of an Introduction, signed by the editor John Dagion and titled Ah-h-h-h! Those were the Days, the material in this collection is anonymous.

Notices of Trash and Trucker, the first two volumes in this series, will be found at B5 and B14 of this section.

B20. SINGLEHANDED I Homosexual Encounters I from First Hand | Volume 4 | Edited by | Winston Leyland I Leyland Publications I San Francisco

8 ½ x 5 ½ Pp. 192. 1987. Perfect bound in glazed yellow wrappers. The frontcover, which is illustrated with a color photograph by Kristen Bjorn, and spine are printed in red and blue. The backcover is printed in black. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. ISBN 0-943595-05-3. $10.95.

“SINGLEHANDED is the fourth collection of hue sexual accounts from the best-selling First Hand magazine. Includes pieces such as ‘The Greek Who Frenched Me,’ ‘College Jocks in Their Jocks,’ ‘Shaved by Israeli Warriors,’ ‘Italian Cream at Fort Dix,’ ‘Big Man, Big Dick, Big Heart,’ ‘Strip Poker,’ ‘Plowed by a Man With a Farmer’s Tan,’ ‘Howdy Cowboy,’ ‘A Symphony of Black and White’ and more... Almost 200 pages of hot male-male sex stories.”

The majority of pieces in this collection are either anonymous or signed with a single name, initial or place of residence. However, the following three stories have authorship ascribed to them, although in two cases a pseudonym might be suspected: Truckers I've Blown, by Dallas Dick. — Worshipping Your High School Idol, by Joe Ganimeed. — My Last Day in Prison, by Robert N. Boyd.

See entry nos. 1, 4 and 12 in this Section for other volumes in this series. A biographical notice of the editor, Winston Leyland, will be found at entry 1 in Part One.

B21. [no copy] Aussie Boy | double rule, the lower thicker than the upper | and other true homosexual experiences | RUSTY WINTER | [double rule, one upper thicker than the lower] | LEYLAND PUBLICATIONS | San Francisco

8 ½ x 5 ½ Pp. 192. 1987. Perfect bound in glazed wrappers. Frontcover illustrated with a color photograph by Kristen Bjorn. Printed in red, black within a plain yellow disc and yellow within a red panel along the bottom of the cover. Red spine and backcover, the spine printed in white and yellow, and the backcover in white only. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. ISBN 0-9435 95-02- 9. $10.00.

“A sparkling collection of hot stories from ‘Down Under’ by the author of the best-selling Surfer Sex.”

Contents: Lyndhurst Downs. — Aussie Boys are Angels. — Sucking. — Coming Out Drunk. — Solving the Problem. —Mario's Boy. Indoor Games. — My So-Called Cousin Mouse.

A notice of Rusty Winter’s previous book, Surfer Sex, will be found at entry no. B7 of this section.

B21a. 2nd printing, 1995.

B22. And Still More | MEATMEN | An Anthology of | Gay Male Comics I Volume 3 I Edited by Winston Leyland | Leyland Publications | San Francisco

10 x 7. Pp. 160. 1988. Perfect bound in glazed card wrappers, the front cover printed in gold, blue and red over a color illustration by Nico. Red spine and backcover; spine printed in gold and white, and the backcover in white only with an inset comic panel in color by Brad Parker. Frontispiece by Brad Parker. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. ISBN 0-943595-l0-X. $11.95.

“This third volume of Meatmen picks up where the acclaimed volumes 1 & 2 leave off. It is an in-depth collection of gay male comics by eighteen artists: Stephen’s Troopship, Jerry Mills’ Poppers Scrapbook, Tom of Finland’s Mike, “A. Jay’s” [Allen J. Shapiro] Adventures of Harry Chess, Bruce Billing’s Castro, The Hun’s Big Sig, Sean’s Pledge Watchers, Vaughn’s Restorations, Jeffrey Krell’s Jayson plus work by Nico, Mike Kuchar, Gerard Donelan, Rick Campbell, Kurt Erichsen, Brad Parker and others.”

Contents: Adventures of Harry Chess, by “A. Jay” [Allen J. Shapiro]. Six onepanel cartoons by Gerard Donelan (originally published, in color versions, in Advocate Men). — A Poppers Scrapbook, by Jerry Mills (originally published in the Los Angeles periodical In Touch). — Murphy's Manor, by Kurt Erichsen (syndicated to several newspapers). - Pledge Watchers, by “Sean” (first published by Nova Pub.). — One & six-panel cartoons by Brad Parker (reprinted, as is Parker’s cover art and frontispiece, from In Touch.) —Troopship, by “Stephen” [Dom Orejudos] (originally published by Target Studios in magazine format). — Wishes, by Rick Campbell. — Mike, by Tom of Finland (reprinted from Kake: Service Station No. 12). — Jayson's New Neighbors and Jayson Gets Engaged, by A. Krell (both reprinted from ETC Magazine). -—Resorations, by “Vaughn,” — Alex, by “Chuck” (reprinted from Honcho). — Cathartic Comics, by “Prof. I.B. Gittendowne” (reprinted from The Sentinel). — Posedown, by “Nico.” — Bernie, by “David Young.” — Sword of the Spartan, by Mike Kuchar. — Big Sig, by “The Hun” (reprinted a periodical called Stroke). — Castro, by Bruce Billings (syndicated to various newspapers, including The Weekly News, Florida).

The two previous volumes of Meatmen will be found noticed at entries B13 and B18 in the present section; a fourth volume is described at B25, below. For a biographical note on the editor, see entry A1 in Section A. B22a – 2nd printing, 1990.

B23. [no copy] AUSSIE HOT I [double rule, the lower thicker than the upper] I more homosexual experiences from Down Under | RUSTY WINTER | [double rule, the upper thicker than the lower] | LEYLAND PUBLICATIONS I San Francisco

8 ½ x 5 ½ Pp. 158. 1988. Perfect bound in glazed wrappers, patterned across front, spine and backcover with yellow sand design. Frontcover illustrated with a color photograph by P. Shane White, printed in orange, dark blue and, within a light blue panel, white. Spine printed in orange and dark blue. Backcover printed in black within a pale blue panel, and with price in red. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. ISBN 0-943595-13-4. $10.00.

‘Autobiographical accounts from Rusty and his horny young friend “Down Under” include:

‘AUSSIE HOT: “He could not seem to get enough of me. Looking at, caressing, kissing the newly fleshed-out, almost hairless adolescent body with its smooth and palehoneyed skin kept him in a constant state ‘of arousal.”

‘FIRST LIGHT: “Drawing up my knees, I raised my thighs and wrapped my legs around his waist, crossing them at the ankles, anxious to be penetrated, to satisfy his need.”

‘COMING FOR ANDY: “I watched the first jet of cum squirt into his open mouth. Then my cock disappeared. All eight and five eighth inches of it. Gone. He’d swallowed it whole.”

‘THE BOY WHO NEVER TOLD: “He raised his hips slightly and lowered them again to connect, to voluptuously slide the broad underbelly of his cock full-length on mine.”

‘HOW DONNY CONNOR GOT HIS CONDOM: “I searched for and found the discarded rubber sleeve Rodder had worn on his cock. It was shapeless now and slimy, and the teat at the end was full of watery cum.”

‘GINGER ROGER: “Ginger knew that fucking was what he was made for, that all the inconsistencies and adversities he had endured were simply preparing him, physically, mentally, emotionally, to be an exquisite receptacle for the male penis.”

‘LUCKY lN LOVE: “I prodded the softening, loosening lips of his asshole with my tongue, breathing in the tangy spices that out of the mysterious crevice.”

‘HOT FOR THE TREATMENT: “I gave him a nervous smile as I crouched over his beefy thighs, aiming my intrepid cock toward previously uncharted territory an inch or so below his heavy-hanging ba1ls.”’

An earlier collection of Rusty Winter’s True Homosexual Experiences from the antipodes, titled Aussie Boys, will be found described at entry B21 of this section.

B23a – 2nd printing, 1995.

B24. HEADSTOPS I True Revelations | and | Strange Happenings I from 18 Wheeler I Volume 4 | Edited by John W. Dagion I Leyland Publications I San Francisco

8 ½ x 5 ½ Pp. 192. 1988. Perfect bound in glazed wrappers. Frontcover illustrated with a black and white drawing by Richard White. Orange panels along the top and bottom, printed in blue and white. Orange spine and backwrapper, the spine printed in blue and black and the backwrapper in white only. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. ISBN 0-943595-07-X. $10.95.

‘This is the fourth collection of true homosexual encounters from the underground magazine (True Revelations and Strange Happenings). Edited by the legendary J.D., this anthology is full of no-holds-barred sex encounters told by men across the country. Included are such pieces as “Donkey-Dicked Hillbilly Trucker Spills Hot Molasses,” “He’d be Screwed, Blewed, and Tattooed Before He Made 21,” “Sheepherder Just Parted His Thighs for Me,” “Real Underground Sex — Cruising the Subways,” “34 Mulberry Street, or Life in a Whorehouse” and much more.’

The material in this collection is anonymous; some of it is reprinted from 18 Wheeler/T*R*A*S*H edited by John Dagion.

The previous three volumes of this series - Trash, Trucker and Sexstop — are described at B5, B14 and B19 respectively of this section.

B25. MEATMEN CONTINUES... I An Anthology of | Gay Male Comics | Volume 4 | Edited by Winston Leyland I Leyland Publications I San Francisco

10 x 7. Pp. 160. 1988. Perfect bound in glazed card wrappers, the front cover printed in gold and blue over a color illustration by Nico. Turquoise spine and backcover; spine printed in gold and white, and the backcover in gold only with an inset comic panel in color by Brad Parker. Frontispiece by Brad Parker. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. ISBN 0-943595-12-6. $11.95.

“This fourth volume of Meatmen picks up where the acclaimed volumes 1-3 leave off. It is an in-depth collection of gay male comics by sixteen artists: Stephen’s Meatman returns, Tom of Fin1and’s Kake: Service Station, “A. Jay’s” [Allen J. Shapiro] Adventures of Harry Chess, Michael Goldberg’s Swishy Fishy, The Hun’s Big Sig, Jeffrey Krell’s Jayson, Sean’s Hard as Steel, Bruce Billings’ Castro, Kurt Erichsen’s Murphy's Manor, plus work by Rick Campbell, Brad Parker, Gerard Donelan, Chuck David Young, Prof. I. B. Gittendowne, Ellsworth Jackson.”

Contents: Meatman 2, by “Stephen” [Dom Orejudos] (formerly published in magazine format by Target Studios). — Big Sig — Cabin “A”, by “The Hun” (reprinted from Hun Comics #2). — Swishy Fishy, by Michael Goldberg. — Adventures of Harry Chess, by “A. Jay” [Allen J. Shapiro]. — Eight cartoons by Gerard Donelan (reprinted, except for “Buddies”, from The Advocate). — Jayson, by Jeffrey A. Krell (reprinted from ETC Magazine). — Cathartic Comics, by “Prof. I. B. Gittendowne” (reprinted from the San Francisco periodical The Sentinel). — Hard as Steel, by “Sean.” — Castro by Bruce Billings and Murphy‘s Manor by Kurt Erichsen (both syndicated to various newspapers). — Three cartoons by Ellsworth Jackson. — Service Station, by “Tom of Finland” (originally in magazine format by Tom of Finland Incorporated). — Six cartoons by Brad Parker (reprinted, as are Parker’s frontispiece and cover art, from In Touch magazine). —Alan & I, by Rick Campbell. — Alex, by “Chuck” (reprinted from Honcho.) — Bernie, by “David Young.”

The three previous volumes of Meatmen will be found described at entries B13, B18 and B22 of the present section. For a biographical note on the editor, see entry A1 in Section A.

B26. OH BOY I Sex Comics | Brad Parker | Leyland Publications | San Francisco

10 x 7. Unpaged, but pp. [96]. 1988. Perfect bound in emerald green glazed card wrappers. Front wrapper printed in gold and, within purple panels, red. Spine printed in white and gold. Back wrapper printed in white. Cover design by Timothy Lewis incorporating color cartoon panels by Brad Parker. ISBN 0-943595-11-8. $10.95.

“The drawings in Oh Boy! are a reflection of life and adventure as seen and fantasized by Brad Parker — go from the gym and beach to outer space an artist who is certainly in overdrive. Included are such strips Jason, Great Action Yarns Featuring Max Puma Space Hero, Big Dicked Cocksucking Surfers, Bedwyr, and lots of weird to rib-breaking funny cartoons in one and six-panel format.”

A two-page Introduction by Jay Wetteland occupies pp. [5-6]. The material in this collection is reprinted from the following periodicals: Stroke. -- Friction. — Male Review. —Skin. — In Touch.

B27. WHEN I WAS 18 I AND OTHER | HOMOSEXUAL ENCOUNTERS | FROM FIRST HAND | Volume 5 I Edited by | Winston Leyland I Leyland Publications | San Francisco

8 ½ x 5 ½ Pp. 192. 1988. Perfect bound in glazed wrappers. Frontcover printed in hot pink and white over a color photograph by Kristen Bjorn. Hot pink spine and backcover, printed in black and white on spine and black alone on spine. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. ISBN 0-943595-06-6. $10.95.

‘WHEN I WAS 18 is the fifth collection of true sexual accounts from best-selling First Hand and Manscapes magazines. Includes pieces such as “Lust in the Lifeguards,” “Balling in the Barracks,” “Intercourse at the Intersection,” “The Night I plucked Her Redneck Husband’s Cherry,” “Fraternity Hazing”... and much more. Almost 200 pages of hot, true male-male sex stories.’

The preceding volumes in this series — titled Hot Acts, Orgasms, Hot Studs and Singlehanded - will be found described at nos. B1, B4, B12 and B20 of the present section. For a biographical note on the editor, see entry A1 in Section A.

B28. YOUNG NUMBERS I and Other I True Gay Encounters I Volume 4 I Edited by Winston Leyland I Leyland Publications I San Francisco

8 ½ x 5 ½ Pp. 192. 1988. Perfect bound in glazed wrappers. Frontcover illustrated with a color photograph by Kristen Bjorn and printed in red and, within an inverted purple triangular panel, white. Red spine and backcover, printed in yellow and white on spine and white on backcover. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. ISBN 0-943595-08-8. $10.00.

‘This is the fourth in-depth collection of hot male-male sex accounts... by different writers. Included are such pieces as “Horny Honors Student,” “Spanish Fly," “Hollywood Sex: One Good Kink Deserves Another,” “Thick, Rich, Virgin Cream,” “Spanked Preppie,” “Rough Trade Marines Part 2,” “Uncut Charlie,” and much more.’

Contents: Young Numbers, six pieces edited by Phillip Brents. — Rough Trade Marines by H. L. Stryker. — Homes Away From Home and Hollywood Sex: "One Good Kink Deserves Another" by Glenn Fuller. — In The Hole by Dale Barden. - Spanish Fly by Richard A. White. — Uncut Charlie by Jaime Sheraton. — Hot Bottoms, 3 ‘True Experiences Control-T Studio’ one of which, titled Spanked in Rome, is signed C. Bobby Burn. — Hitchhiking by Michael P. Bates. The Horny Students, anonymous. - The Kindness of Strangers by Bill Lee. — Circumcised Sex: True Accounts, four pieces edited by Phillip Brents. - Foreskin Experiences, four pieces edited by Phillip Brents.

Some of the material in this collection is reprinted from other sources, including Stallion magazine, Hot Bottoms: The Collection, and Numbers magazine.

The three previous volumes in this series, Lust, Hard and Manplay, will be found described at entries B3, B11 and B17 of the present section. A fifth volume, Humongous, is described below. For a biographical note on the editor, see entry A1 in Section A.

B29. [no copy] HUMONGOUS I and Other I True Gay Encounters I Volume 5 I Edited by Winston Leyland I Leyland Publications I San Francisco

8 ½ x 5 ½. Pp. 192. 1989. Perfect bound in glazed wrappers. Frontcover illustrated with a color photograph by Kristen Bjorn and printed in pink and gold. Pink spine and backcover, printed in white and blue on spine and white on backcover. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. ISBN 0-943595-14-2. $10.00.

‘This is the fifth in-depth collection of true male-male sex stories. Included are such pieces as: “Making the Team,” “Top Guns!” “Born-Again Stud,” “Two Hawaiian Sexcapades,” “Hot Navy Cocks in the Locker,” “Hardhat Hard-on,” Hung Like a Colt,” “Cavallo,” “In the Heat of a [sic] L.A. Night,” and more...’

Contents: Born-Again Stud by T. R. Brewster. — Two Hawaiian Sexcapades by Rick Jackson. — Humungous! eight pieces edited by Phillip Brents. – Cavallo! by Richard A. White. — Making the Team by Mark Fox. - Eating and Big Apple by Jason Fury. Hot Cocks in the Bos‘n Locker by Michael P. Bates. — Sex with a Nudist Flavor by Mike McGrath. A Sucker for the Woods" by Dale Barden. — Hardhat Hard-On by Bill Lee. It All Begins with a "C" by Richard A. White. — “Big” Bill Steps Out by “Big” Bill Jackson. — Top Guns! by Glenn Fuller. — In the Heat of an L.A. Night by Bill Strubbe. The Boxer by Mark Fox.

The material in this collection is extracted the following periodical sources: Torso, Playguy, Manscape, Numbers, Honcho and Drummer.

The four previous volumes in this series, Lust, Hard, Manplay and Young Numbers will be found described at entries B3, B11, B17 and B28 of the present section. For a biographical note on the editor, see entry A1 in Section A.

B29a, 2nd printing, 1995

B30. 10 1/2 INCHES I and Other I True Gay Encounters | Volume 6 | Edited by Winston Leyland | Leyland Publications | San Francisco

8 ½ x 5 ½. Pp. 160. 1989. Perfect bound in glazed wrappers. Frontcover illustrated with a color photograph by Kristen Bjorn and printed in gold and white. Light turquoise spine and backcover, printed in gold and white on spine and white on backcover. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. ISBN 0-943595-18-5. $10.00.

‘This is the sixth in-depth collection of true male-male sex stories. Included are such hot stories as “Boot Camp Head Duty,” “It’s Ten and a Half Inches,” “Naked on Broadway,” “Sione Ofa,” “The Messenger,” “18-Year-Old Prisoner Has Tremendous Prick,” “Five Orgasms in One Day,” “Marine Satyr,” “An Academic Three-Ring Circus” and much more...‘

Contents: “It's Ten and a Half Inches ", by Mike McGrath. – 10 ½ x 6 ½: "The Largest, Longest Cock I'd Ever Seen ”, anonymous. — Hot Strokes in Micronesia, Boot Camp Head Duty and Sione Ofa, all by Nichael P. Bates. — The Messenger, by Benjamin Gines. — Jizz and Piss Fountain, anonymous. - Naked on Broadway, by “Big” Bill Jackson, reprinted from Friction magazine. — An Academic Three-Ring Circus, anonymous. — When Ronnie Grew Hair, by Richard White. — Bungalow in the Sun,’ by Rick Jackson. — 18-Year-Old Prisoner has Tremendous Cock, by Ray Smiling. Hot Encounters [six pieces edited by Phillip Brents]: “Five Orgasms in One Day”. — The Boy Next Door: Cut and Inches. —First Foreskin. — “He Wrapped the Skin over the Head of His Dick”. — Marine Satyr: "A Minimum of Twenty Orgasms Shot into Me ”. — “The Skin Was As Smooth As Satin ".

The five previous volumes in this series, Lust, Hard, Manplay, Young Numbers and Humungous will be found described at entries B3, B11, B17, B28 and B29 of the present section. For a biographical note on the editor, see entry A1 in Section A.

B31. BOYS! BOYS! BOYS! I True Gay Encounters I Volume 7 I Edited by Winston Leyland I Leyland Publications I San Francisco

8 ½ x 5 ½. Pp. 160. 1989. Perfect bound in glazed wrappers. Frontcover illustrated with a color photograph by David Hubert on pale turquoise background, printed in gold, orange and white. Orange spine and backcover, printed in pale turquoise and black on spine and pale turquoise on backcover. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. ISBN 0-943595-21-5. $10.00.

‘BOYS! BOYS! BOYS! is the seventh in-depth collection of true male-male sex stories. Included are such hot stories as “The Chief in Charge of Cocks,” “Saturday Night at the Arms Bar,” “Stalled But Still Fucktional,” “Black Gold,” “Sometimes It’s Possible to Screw the Screws,” and much more...’

Contents: The Chief in Charge of Cocks, anonymous. — Three Hot Encounters, by Michael P. Bates: 1. Niko. — 2. “He Had a Huge Piece of Meat". — 3. Session in the Darkroom. — Saturday Night at the Arms Bar, by “Big” Bill Jackson, reprinted from Manscape magazine. - Stalled but Still Fucktional, by Greg Holman. — Why Two Sets of Shorts? by Mark Fox. - Black Gold, by Rick Jackson. — Here's Look at You, by Richard A. White. — Two Prison Experiences, by Ray Smiling: 1. “Sometimes It's Possible to Screw the Screws ". — 2. Hot Action in the Cell House. — Health Clubs, by Mike McGrath. Seven Hot Encounters, edited by Phillip Brent: 1. Sex With the Boys Next Door. - 2. ‘Do You Want to Fellate Me? "'. - 3. Sex in the Army: "He Stuck His Tongue in and out of my Butthole”. — 4. “I Started to Lick His Super Tight, Perfect Asshole ". — 5. The Night of the Big Threesome. 6. Washroom Sex. 7. A Virginal Encounter.

The six previous volumes in this series, Lust, Hard, Manplay, Young Numbers, Humungous and 10 ½ Inches will be found described at entries B3, B11, B17, B28, B29 and B30 of the present section. For a biographical note on the editor, see entry Al in Section A.

B32. HOT TRICKS | True Revelations | and | Strange Happenings I from 18 Wheeler I Volume 5 | Edited by John W. Dagion I Leyland Publications | San Francisco

8 ½ x 5 ½. Pp. 192. 1989. Perfect bound in glazed wrappers. Frontcover illustrated with a black and white drawing by ‘A. Jay’ [Allen J. Shapiro] against a lilac background, printed in red and black. Lilac spine printed in red and black, and red backcover printed in white. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. ISBN 0-943595-16-9. $10.95.

‘This is the collection of true homosexual encounters from the underground magazine T*R*A*S*H (True Revelations and Strange Happenings). Edited by the legendary J.D., this anthology is full of no-holds-barred sex encounters told by men across the country. Included are such pieces as “What to do with an Amish Cowboy,” “Nashville: Home of Western Meat,” “Homeless Men Need Love, Too,” “Hobo Heaven on the Other Side of the Tracks,” “Black Driver Delivers Extra Load in Rest Area,” “Hitchhiker Saved from Fires of Hell by Central Standard Time” and much much more. Almost 200 pages of non-stop action encounters.‘

The material in this collection is anonymous; some of it is reprinted from I8 Wheeler/T*R*A*S*H edited by John Dagion.

The previous four volumes of this series — Trash, Trucker, Sexstop and Headstops - are described at B5, B14, B19, and B24 respectively of this section.

B33. MEATMEN | An Anthology of I Gay Male Comics I Volume 5 I Edited by Winston Leyland | Leyland Publications I San Francisco

10 x 7. Pp. 160. 1989. Perfect bound in glazed card wrappers, the front cover printed in white, red and gold over a color illustration by Nico. Dark blue spine and backcover, printed in gold and white, the backcover with an inset comic panel in color by Brad Parker. Frontispiece by Brad Parker. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. ISBN 0-94359_5-15-0. $12.95.

‘This fifth volume of Meatmen picks up where the acclaimed volumes 1-4 leave off. It is an in-depth collection of gay male comics by eighteen artists: Tom of Finland’s “Pleasure Park,” Rick Campbell’s “True Lust,” Stcphen’s gay adventure, “Star Trick,” Michael Goldberg’s “Wild West Swishy,” Bruce Billings’ famous “Castro,” The Hun’s “Big Sig,” Kurt Erichsen’s “Murphy’s Manor,” Jerry Mills’ “Poppers,” plus work by Joe Johnson, Ellsworth Jackson, Donelan, Brad Parker, David Young, Gregoire, Prof. l. B. Gittendowne, Dandy, and Chuck.’

Contents: Michael Golding, Wild West Swishy. “Torn of Finland,” Pleasure Park, originally published in magazine format by Tom of Finland. - Rick Campbell, True Lust. —Joe Johnson, Big Dick, reprinted from Miss Thing (Los Angeles. 1973). Bruce Billings, Castro. - “Stephen” [Dom Orejudos], Star Trick, originally published by Target Studios, New York, in magazine format. — Kurt Erichsen, Murphy's Manor. — Six cartoon by Ellsworth Jackson. — Jerry Mills, Poppers, reprinted from In Touch, Los Angeles, and Advocate Men. -Eight cartoons by Gerard Donelan, reprinted from The Advocate. — Brad Parker, Bedwyr, reprinted from the periodical Friction, and five cartoons reprinted from In Touch. “The Hun,” Big Sig, appeared originally in Stroke. “Prof. I.B. Gittendowne,” Cathartic Comics, appeared originally in The Sentinel newspaper. - A. Krell, Jayson, formerly published in ETC magazine, and later in Gay Comix. Eight cartoons by “Dandy,” reprinted from First Hand/Manscape. —”Chuck,” Alex, reprinted from Honcho magazine. — “David Young,” Bernie. — Five cartoons by “Gregoire,” reprinted from In Touch.

Note: The strip True Lust on pp. 37-44 should be correctly attributed to Rick Campbell and C.T. Townsend, and not to Mr. Campbell alone. Copyright is held by both persons.

The four previous volumes of Meatmen will be found described at entries B13, B18, B22 and B25 of the present section.

B34. MEATMEN | An Anthology of I Gay Male Comics | Volume 6 | Edited by Winston Leyland | Leyland Publications | San Francisco

10 x 7. Pp. 160. 1989. Perfect bound in glazed card wrappers, the front cover printed in gold, red and white over a color illustration by Celio Braga. Maroon spine and backcover, the spine printed in gold and white, the backcover in white alone with an inset comic panel in color by Brad Parker. Frontispiece by Brad Parker. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. ISBN 0-943595-20-7. $12.95.

‘This sixth volume of Meatmen picks up where the acclaimed volumes 1-5 leave off. It is an in-depth collection of gay male comics by more than fifteen talented artists: Jerry Mills’ “Poppers,” Bruce Billings’ “Castro,” Michael Goldberg’s “Teddy Bears’ Picnic,” Kurt Erichsen’s “Murphy’s Manor,” Jeffrey Krell’s “Jayson,” Sean’s “Snow Job,” The Hun’s “Big Sig,” plus work by Tom of Finland, Stephen, Rick Campbell, Brad Parker, Donelan and others.’

Contents: “Tom of Finland,” Kake: T.V. Repair, originally published in magazine format by Tom of Finland, Los Angeles. — Jerry Mills, Poppers, reprinted from the Los Angeles magazine In Touch and Advocate Men. — Howard Stangroom & Stephen Lowther, Second Chance. — “Stephen” [Dom Orejudos], Great Moments in Sport. — Kurt Erichsen, Murphy's Manor. — “Sean,” Snow Blow, reprinted from Nova. — “Prof. LB. Gittendowne,” Cathartic Comics, reprinted from The Sentinel and S.F. Weekly. “Mike,” Ripe and Ready. — Eight cartoons by Gerard Donelan, reprinted from The Advocate. —-Jeffrey A. Krell, Jayson Catches a Rising Star and Jason Talks About Men, reprinted from Gay Comix. Michael Goldberg, Bears’ Picnic and five cartoons. — Brad Parker, Big Dicked Cocksucking (reprinted from Skin), Bedwyr and three cartoons. Bruce Billings, Castro. “The Hun,” Big Sig, reprinted from the magazine Stroke. — “Chuck,” Alex. Five cartoons by “A.J. Toos.” Rick Campbell, Alan & I, reprinted from This Week in Texas.

The five previous volumes of Meatmen will be found described at entries B13, B18, B22, B25 and B33 of the present section.

B35A. MOVIE STAR CONFIDENTIAL | WOLFBIORN THE VIKING | THE SPARTAN’S QUEST | COMICS BY MIKE

10 x 7. pp. [46]. 1989. Perfect bound in glazed card wrappers, the wrapper illustrated with a colored version of the opening panel of Movie Star Confidential, with the addition of: & OTHER | COMICS BY MIKE and the price. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. ISBN 0-943595-16-9. $10.95.

The artist’s real name is Mike Kuchar.

This collection is bound back-to-back together with:

B35B. THE SUPER ADVENTURES | OF HARRY CHESS | by A. Jay

10 x 7. pp. [50]. 1989. Perfect bound in glazed card wrappers, the front wrapper illustrated with a colored drawing by ‘A. Jay’ [Allen J. Shapiro]. Cover design by Timothy Lewis.

The Super Adventures of Harry Chess was originally published in the magazine Queens Quarterly between Fall 1969 and February 1972.

B36A. UNDER THE COVERS | Cartoons by Kurt Erichsen

10 X 7. pp. [50]. 1989. Perfect bound in glazed card wrappers, the front wrapper illustrated with a colored drawing by Kurt Erichsen. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. ISBN 943595-19-3. $10.95.

P. [48] carries a photograph of the artist, unsigned, with a short biographical note. "

This collection is bound back-to-back together with:

B36B. BETWEEN THE SHEETS | Castro Comics I by Bruce Billings

10 x 7. pp. [46]. 1989. Perfect bound in glazed card wrappers, the front wrapper illustrated with a colored drawing by Bruce Billings. Cover design by Timothy Lewis.

P. [45] carries a photograph by Charles Morris of the artist and his pet dog Castro that inspired the comics, together with a short biographical note.

B37. STUDFLESH | True Gay Encounters | Volume 8 I Edited by Winston Leyland | Leyland Publications | San Francisco

8 ½ x 5 ½. Pp. 160. 1989. Perfect bound in glazed wrappers. Frontcover illustrated with a color photograph by Kristen Bjorn within a white-edged black frame, lettered in gold and white. Red spine and backcover, printed in gold and white on spine and white on backcover. Cover design by Rupert Kinnard. ISBN 0-943595-25-8. $10.00.

‘STUDFLESH is the eighth in-depth collection of true male-male sex stories. Included are such hot stories as “Naval Assault,” “Marine Stud Meat,” “Rent Boy,” “Monkey Fur,” “Close Shave,” “Foreskin and Cut Sexcapades,” and much more...’

Contents: Stud Flesh, by T. Brewster. — Rent Boy, by Dale Barden. — Naval Assault, by Skip Travis. — A Close Shave, by Mike McGrath. Courier, by Mark Fox (reprinted from Stroke magazine). — Monkey Fur, by Richard A. White. - Tow Job, by William Cozad (reprinted from Friction magazine). - Home Town Night, anonymous. — "Fuck Me Hard and Quick, by Mark Dalton. — My Sex Idol, by Dale Barden. — Marine Stud Meat, by Skip Travis. — Foreskin and Cut Sexcapades, edited by Phillip Brents: Darren 's Story. - Sucked by the College Quarterback. — "He Stood There, Stark Naked and Decided to Urinate in the Bushes." — "Let‘s Rub our Cocks Together. "We Both Came Inside the Skin. " — "He Cleaned the Head of My Dick with His Tongue. "

The seven previous volumes in this series, Lust, Hard, Manplay, Young Numbers, Humungous and 10 ½ Inches will be found described at entries B3, B11, B17, B28, B29, B30 and B31 of the present section.

B38. MEATMEN I An Anthology of | Gay Male Comics | Volume 7 | Edited by Winston Leyland | Leyland Publications | San Francisco

10 x 7. Pp. 160. 1990. Perfect bound in glazed card wrappers, the cover printed in gold on a red background and black within a yellow panel over a color illustration by Tom of Finland. Turquoise spine and backcover, the spine printed in gold and White, the backcover in white alone with an inset comic panel in color by Brad Parker. Frontispiece by Brad Parker. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. ISBN 0-943595-22-3. $13.95.

‘This seventh volume of Meatmen picks up where the acclaimed volumes 1-6 leave off. It is an in-depth collection of gay male comics by fifteen talented artists: Jerry Mills’ “Poppers,” Tom of Finland’s “Kake,” Brad Parker’s “Bedwyr,” The Hun’s very hot “Big Sig,” Sean’s “Bigfoot,” Kurt Erichsen’s “Murphy’s Manor,” Stephen’s “Locker Room,” plus work by Jeffrey Krell, Bruce Billings, Mike, Donelan, Howard Stangroom/Stephen Lowther, Chuck and Joe Johnson.’

Contents: “Tom of Finland,” Kake: Sightseeing the Guards was originally published in magazine format by Tom of Finland, Los Angeles, CA. — “Stephen” [Dom Orejudos] Locker Room, was published in 1981 by Target Studio as part of ‘Adventuretime’ in magazine format. — Kurt Erichsen, Murphy’s Manor has appeared in syndication. Five cartoons by Ellsworth Jackson are original to this collection. — Jerry Mills, Poppers originally appeared in the magazines In Touch, Los Angeles, and Advocate Men. Jeffrey A. Krell, Jayson finds Rod, first appeared in Weekly News, Atlanta. — Brad Parker, Bedwyr and five cartoons appeared originally in Friction and In Touch respectively. “The Hun,” Big Sig "On Stage" first appeared in Stroke magazine. — “Sean,” Bigfoot and a Half was originally published by Nova. — Bruce Billings, Castro and “Mike,” Way Down Under are original to this collection. — Eight cartoons by Gerard Donelan appeared originally in The Advocate and Advocate Men. - Howard Stangroom & Stephen Lowther, Creatures of the Night and two cartoons are original to this collection. - “Chuck,” Alex first appeared in Honcho and Joe Johnson, Miss Thing appeared first in the book Miss Thing (1973), Los Angeles.

The six previous volumes of Meatmen will be found described at entries B13, B18, B22, B25, B33 and B34 of the present section.

B39. MEATMEN I An Anthology of I Gay Male Comics | Volume 8 I Edited by Winston Leyland I Leyland Publications I San Francisco

10 x 7. Pp. 160. 1990. Perfect bound in glazed card wrappers, the front cover printed in red and white on a blue background and gold over a color illustration by ‘Stephen’ [Dom Orejudos]. Blue spine and backcover, the spine printed in gold and white, the backcover in white alone with an inset comic panel in color by Gerard Donelan. Frontispiece by Brad Parker. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. ISBN 0-943595-23-1. $13.95.

‘This eighth volume of Meatmen picks up where the acclaimed volumes 1-7 leave off. It is an in-depth collection of gay male comics by seventeen talented artists: Jerry Mills’ “Poppers,” Kurt Erichsen’s “Murphy‘s Manor,” Michael Goldberg’s “Swishy Fishy,” The Hun’s “Big Sig,” Sean’s “Cadet Club,” Mike’s “Love Slaves of the Seawolf,” Stephen’s “Prince Tannahide," plus work by Howard Stangroom/Stephen Lowther, Joe Johnson, Jeffrey A. Krell, Ellsworth Jackson, Brad Parker, A. Jay, Prof. I. B. Gittendowne, Gerard Donelan and Tom of Finland.’

Contents: Howard Stangroom & Stephen Lowther, Bat Queen, first appeared in Him magazine, England. — Joe Johnson, Big Dick, appeared first in the book Miss Thing (1973), Los Angeles. — Jeffrey A. Krell, Jayson Gets Married, first appeared in The News, Atlanta. “Stephen” [Dom Orejudos], Prince Tannahide, was published in 1981 by Target Studio as part of its ‘Adventuretime’ series. — “Sean,” Cadet Club was originally published by Nova. - Jerry Mills, Poppers originally appeared in the magazine In Touch, Los Angeles. “The Hun,” Big Sig, first appeared in Stroke magazine. — Ten cartoons by Gerard Donelan appeared originally in The Advocate and Advocate Men. – Brad Parker, Bedwyr and five cartoons appeared originally in Friction and In Touch (Los Angeles) respectively. “A. Jay’s” [Allen J. Shapiro], The Drums of Bang Cock Wong appeared first in Harry Chess in 3 Hot Vintage Episodes, vol. 1 (magazine format), Le Salon, San Francisco, 1980. - Prof. I. B. Gittendowne, Cathartic Comics first appeared in The Sentinel and S.F. Weekly. The following contributions are original to this collection: Michael Goldberg, Just a Fish Called Swishy. Kurt Erichsen, Murphy’s Manor. - Three cartoons by Ellsworth Jackson. — “Mike,” Love Slaves of the Seawolf — “Tom of Finland,” Mike.

The seven previous volumes of Meatmen will be found described at entries B13, B18, B22, B25, B33, B34 and B38 of the present section.

B40. MEATMEN | An Anthology of | Gay Male Comics I Volume 9 | Edited by Winston Leyland | Leyland Publications I San Francisco

10 x 7. Pp. 160. 1990. Perfect bound in glazed card wrappers, the front cover printed in white with red wash, red and in red within a blue-edged gold panel, over a color illustration by Stephen Lowther/Howard Stangroom. Blue spine printed in red, and the backcover devoted entirely to a color illustration by Stephen Lowther/Howard Stangroom with the price in black in the lower left corner. Frontispiece by Brad Parker. Cover design by Timothy Lewis. ISBN 0-943595-24-X. $14.95.

Contents: Jerry Mills, Poppers first appeared in the magazine In Touch, Los Angeles, and Advocate Men. — “Sean,” Beach Buns was originally published by Nova. — Prof. I. B. Gittendowne, Cathartic Comics, first appeared in The Sentinel and S.F. Weekly. Ten cartoons by Gerard Donelan appeared originally in The Advocate and Advocate Men. — “Tom of Finland,” Kake: Pants Down Sailor first appeared in separate magazine format from Tom of Finland Inc. — Six cartoons by Brad Parker appeared originally in In Touch (Los Angeles). — “Stephen” [Dom Orejudos] Hot Spurs, was published by Target Studio as part of its ‘Adventuretime’ series. — “The Hun,” Big Sig, first appeared in Stroke magazine. Joe Johnson’s cartoon appeared first in the book Miss Thing (1973), Los Angeles. The following contributions are original to this collection: Howard Stangroom & Stephen Lowther, Don‘t Dream it... Be it./ Michael Goldberg, Dating Tips and Ask Timmy. Kurt Erichsen’s, Murphy‘s Manor. — “Mike,” Kuchar Kartoon Pin-Ups. — “A. J. Toos,” four cartoons. — Ellsworth Jackson, five cartoons. — Jeffrey A. Krell, Jayson’s World Premiere & New Lease on Life.

The eight previous volumes of Meatmen will be found described at entries B13, B18, B22, B25, B33, B34, B38 and B39 of the present section.

B41. BOYS WILL BE BOYS | True Gay Encounters I Volume 9 I Edited by Winston Leyland | Leyland Publications I San Francisco

8 ½ x 5 ½. Pp. 160. 1990. Perfect bound in glazed wrappers. Frontcover illustrated with a color photograph by David Hubert bordered on the right by a peach panel lettered in red-shadowed turquoise, and black. Turquoise spine and backcover, printed in red on spine and white on backcover. Cover design by Rupert Kinnard. ISBN 0-943595-266. $10.95.

‘BOYS WILL BE BOYS is the ninth in-depth collection of true male-male sex stories. Included are such hot stories as “Hot Property,” “Dick Buffet,” “Recruiting Drill,” “Casino Slut,” “Hot Dog Cop” and others.’

Contents: Dick by Mike McGrath. - Casino Slut and Hot-Dog Cap, by William Cozad, reprinted from Friction. — The Chief in Charge of Cocks: Epilogue, anonymous. - Street Seraph and Brief Encounter, by Richard A White. — The Young Turk, anonymous. — Recruiting Drill and Samoa, by Rick Jackson. — Hat Property, by Rusty Winter. — Little Lost Boy, by Mark Fox, reprinted from Stroke. — Bearded Trucker, by Wes Cranston, reprinted from Friction. — Foreskin and Cut Sexcapades, edited by Phillip Brents: Rusty. "It Was Wedge-Shaped... About Seven Inches. " — "You've Got a Pair of Balls Like a Bull.

The eight previous volumes in this series, Lust, Hard, Manplay, Young Numbers, Humungous and 10 ½ Inches will be found described at entries B3, B11, B17, B28, B29, B30, B31 and B37 of the present section.

B42. MEATMEN I An Anthology of I Gay Male Comics I Volume 10 I Edited by Winston Leyland I Leyland Publications I San Francisco

10 x 7. Pp. 160. 1991. Perfect bound in glazed card wrappers, the front cover printed in white with red wash, and black over a color illustration by Stephen Lowther. White spine printed in red, and the backcover devoted entirely to a color illustration by Stephen Lowther with the price in black in the lower left corner. Frontispiece by ‘The Hun.’ Design by Rupert Kinnard. ISBN 0-943595-27-4. $14.95.

Contents: “The Hun,” Big Sig’s “Rub Down first appeared in Stroke magazine. — “Tom Of Finland”, Kake: Highway Patrol, first appeared in separate magazine format from Tom of Finland, Inc. — Ten cartoons by Gerard Donelan first appeared in The Advocate and Advocate Men. — Jerry Mills, Poppers, first appeared in the magazine In Touch, Los Angeles, and Advocate Men. — “Sean;” Working the Shaft was originally published by Nova. — Prof. I. B. Gittendowne, Cathartic Comics, first appeared in San Francisco Weekly. Sean Martin, Doc & Raider go to Mr. Drummer Finals, first appeared in Drummer magazine. The following contributions are original to this collection: Stephen Lowther, Unfair Exchange and Harry the Flying Pyramid - “The Hun,” five cartoons. — “Mike,” Rocket Cadet. — Kurt Erichsen, Murphy's Manor. — A. J. Toos, six cartoons. - Farraday, The Adventures of Stud Rollover. — Michael Goldberg, Swishy Fishy. Jeffrey A. Krell, Jayson‘s in the Family Way. “Stephen” [Dom Orejudos], Night Flight.

The nine previous volumes of Meatmen will be found described at entries B13, B18, B22, B25, B33, B34, B38, B39 and B40 of the present section.

B43. MEATMEN | An Anthology of | Gay Male Comics | Volume 11 | Edited by Winston Leyland | Leyland Publications I San Francisco

10 X 7. Pp. 160. 1991. Perfect bound in glazed card wrappers, the front cover printed in gold with red wash and gold over a color illustration by ‘Stephen’ [Dom Orejudos]. Turquoise spine printed in blue, and the backcover devoted entirely to a color illustration by ‘Stephen’ [Dom Orejudos] with the price in black in the lower right corner. Frontispiece by ‘The Hun.’ Design by Rupert Kinnard. ISBN 29-0. $14.95.

Contents: “Tom of Finland”, Kake, first appeared in separate magazine format from Tom of Finland, Inc. — “Stephen” [Dom Orejudos], Kidnapped, was published by Target Studio as part its ‘Adventuretime’series. - Eleven cartoons by Gerard Donelan first appeared in The Advocate and Advocate Men. — “The Hun,” Big Sig: Humped in the Hoosegowl first appeared in Stroke magazine. — “A. Jay’s” [Allen J. Shapiro] Harry Chess vs. The Python, appeared first in Drummer. “Sean,” Sky High and Hard, was originally published by Nova. The following contributions are original to this collection: Eight cartoons by Howard Stangroom & Stephen Lowther. — Two cartoons by Stephen Lowther. — Greg Garcia, Pearly Drops Cartoon and Pivot Point. — Kurt Erichsen, Public Exposure. — Five cartoons by Sean Martin. — “Mike,” Wolfbiorn the Viking. — Jeffrey A. Krell, Jayson‘s Video Date.

Note: The cover art for this issue of Meatmen is incorrectly ascribed to Stephen Lowther on the Contents page. An Editorial Correction rectifies this in issue no. 12. ‘Stephen’, who also uses the pseudonym ‘Etienne’, is an American artist named Dom Orejudos.

The ten previous volumes of Meatmen will be found described at entries B13, B18, B22, B25, B33, B34, B38, B39, B40 and B41 of the present section.

B44. MEATMEN I An Anthology of | Gay Male Comics | Volume 12 | Edited by Winston Leyland | Leyland Publications I San Francisco

10 x 7. Pp. 160. 1991. Perfect bound in glazed card wrappers, the front cover printed in white with red wash, and white, over a color illustration by Stephen Lowther. Yellow spine printed in red, and the backcover devoted entirely to a color illustration by Stephen Lowther with the price in yellow in the lower right corner. Frontispiece by ‘The Hun.’ Design by Rupert Kinnard. The front wrapper only has the subheading ‘SPECIAL GAY COMICS SCI-FI EDITION,’ below the main title. ISBN 0-943595-29-0 [sic: this is, by error, the same ISBN number as Meatmen vol. 11]. $15.95.

Contents: Stephen Lowther & Howard Stangroom, Hot Pursuit. — Mike, Project Exodus. — Faraday, Tom Catnip & Cryogenics. — Sean, Master of Masters, originally published in Larry Townsend’s Leatherman‘s Workbooks, vols. 2-8, 1974-78. — Twelve cartoons by Gerard Donelan, reprinted from Advocate and Advocate Men. — Greg Garcia, Big Bang. — Jeffrey A. Krell, Jayson Visits Planet 69. Kurt Erichsen, Robot Love.

The eleven previous volumes of Meatmen will be found described at entries B13, B18, B22, B25, B33, B34, B38, ‘B39, B40, B42 and B43 of the present section.

B45. ENLISTED MEAT I and other I True Military Homosexual Stories I Volume I I Edited by Winston Leyland I Leyland Publications I San Francisco

8 ½ x 5 ½. Pp. 160. 1991. Perfect bound in glazed wrappers. Frontcover illustrated with a color photograph by David Hubert, bordered at the top by a turquoise panel, lettered in red and white. Blue spine and backcover, printed in burgundy on spine and white on backcover. Cover design by Rupert Kinnard. The frontcover gives ‘True Homosexual Military Stories.‘ ISBN 0-943595-32-0. $12.95.

“This is an in-depth collection of true military sexual experiences, many of them written by ‘Rick Jackson’ who has been working on various Navy ships... If you’ve wanted to know how marines, sailors, soldiers get it on with each other, this book will give you all the true, hot details of military male-male love.”

Contents: by Rick Jackson: Gulf Maneuvers. — Marine Meat. - Marine Cored. — Enlisted Meat. - Comrades in Arms. — Creamed Marine. — Ready for Action. — Rio de Semen. - The Perfect Playmate. — Cumming of Age. - Sons of Paradise. — Jarhead Love. Hard Astern. (Some of Rick Jackson’s pieces were originally published in the periodicals Advocate Men, Drummer/Mach and Uncut.) By Mark Fox: Mean Marine (originally published in Blueboy) and On Leave. By William Cozad: Cum Sailor, originally published in Honcho under a different title. By T. Brewster: Semper Fidelis.

B46. LEATHERMEN I SPEAK OUT | An Anthology on Leathersex | Edited by Jack Ricardo I Leyland Publications | San Francisco

8 ½ x 5 ½. Pp. 192. 1991. Perfect bound in glazed wrappers. Front wrapper illustrated with a drawing by ‘The Hun,’ against a dark blue background broken by a gold half-circle at the left. Lettered in red, black and white. Spine and back cover dark blue, lettered in white. The back wrapper is illustrated with a drawing by ‘The Hun’ silhouetted against a white, moon-like disk cut by filaments of cloud. Cover design by Rupert Kinnard. ISBN 0-943595-33-9. $14.95.

‘When Jack Ricardo asked leathermen to describe their sex lives, fifty men responded. These hot tops and bottoms, sons and daddies, masters and slaves write with no-holds-barred about their leather experiences: bondage and discipline, punishment, mutual respect-all the dynamics of what it means to be a leatherman in America today. Typical of the men included is:

‘Matt: His most memorable sex scenes are those “with lust, love, respect, adventure, rape, and big cocks?"

This volume is a collection of pieces by various writers signed for the most part by single names or pseudonyms. Following a brief account of what it means to be a ‘leatherman,’ the editor, in his Introduction, explains how the contributions to this anthology were solicited from the readership of Drummer, described as a ‘slick national gay leather magazine.

B47. EIGHTEEN I AND OVER I True Gay Encounters I Volume 10 I Edited by Winston Leyland | Leyland Publications I San Francisco

8 ½ x 5 ½. Pp. 160. 1991. Perfect bound in glazed wrappers. Frontcover illustrated with a color photograph by David Hubert on a pale turquoise background, lettered in purple, and bordered across the top by a white band lettered in pale turquoise. Purple spine and backcover, printed in gold. Cover design by Rupert Kinnard. ISBN 0-943595-30-4. $12.95.

‘EIGHTEEN AND OVER is the tenth in-depth collection of true male-male sex stories. Included are such hot stories as “College Sex,” “Rain Shower,” hot trucker stories from John Dagion’s Trash magazine, Robert Boyd’s “Mew Man on the Tier,” Bill Cozad’s “Hombre Caliente” and much more...’

Contents: Hombre Caliente and Charley’s Notes, by William Cozard, originally published in the periodical Honcho. — Rain Shower and College Boy, by Mark Fox, are reprinted from Manscape and Obsessions respectively. Coming to Chicago, by Rusty Winter, first appeared in Torso. — The pieces edited by John Dagion are extracted from the periodical Trash. The remaining contributions have no stated provenance: New Man on the Tier, by Robert N. Boyd. — College Sex, anonymous. - A Teenager's Coming of Age, by Phillip Brents. — Eager to Learn, an anonymous story written by a prisoner and edited by Robert N. Boyd.

The nine previous volumes in this series will be found described at entries B3, B11, B17, B28, B29, B30, B31, B37 and B41 of the present section.

B48. MEATMEN I An Anthology of I Gay Male Comics I Volume 13 I Edited by Winston Ley1andI Leyland Publications I San Francisco

10 x 7. Pp. 160. 1992. Perfect bound in glazed card wrappers, the front cover printed in red bordered yellow letters with a blue wash, and white, over a color illustration by ‘Stephen/Etienne’ [Dom Orejudos]. Purple spine printed in white, and the backcover devoted entirely to a color illustration by ‘Stephen/Etienne’ [Dom Orejudos], save for a narrow purple band across the top of the cover and with the price in white in the lower left corner. Frontispiece by Oscar Sarrzizola. Design by Rupert Kinnard. ISBN 0-943595-31-2. $15.95.

“This issue of Meatmen is dedicated to Dom Orejudos, who died in Boulder, Colorado in late 1991 of AIDS. He worked as an artist under the pen-name ‘Etienne’ or ‘Stephen.’ His work can be found in various issues of Meatmen (see especially his paintings on the covers of issues No. 8 and 11 and on the covers of the present volume). He was also an accomplished choreographer and his ballets have been performed by dance groups worldwide.”

Contents: Seven cartoons by Gerard Donelan reprinted from The Advocate and Advocate Men. — “Tom of Finland," Raunchy Truckers, was originally published in magazine format by the Tom of Finland Foundations, Los Angeles. — Prof. I. B. Gittendowne, Cathartic Comics, first appeared in San Francisco Weekly. “Sean,” Swim Meat, was originally published by Nova. — Jerry Mills, Poppers, first appeared in Advocate Men. “Hozer,” On the Job, is reprinted from Advocate Men. The following contributions have no stated provenance: “Stephen” [Dom Orejudos], Macho Militaire. - Oscar Sarrézola, The Sacrifice. — Farraday, Workout! — A. Krell, Jayson Paints the Town. — John Blackburn, Coley on Voodoo Island. - Stephen Clarke, The Wild Adventures of Johnny Leatherhead. — “Mike,” Campus Cockteaser. — Kurt Erichsen, Murphy's Manor. — Joven, Jack Masters Private Dick. — Five cartoons by “The Hun.” — Greg Garcia, Poker Run.

The twelve previous volumes of Meatmen will be found described at entries B13, B18, B22, B25, B33, B34, B38, B39, B40, B42, B43 and B44 of the present section.

B49. SIR! MORE SIR! 1992 THE JOY OF S&M By Master Jackson

8 ½ x 5 ½. Pp. 192. 1992. Perfect bound in glazed pale blue wrappers. The frontcover is illustrated with a drawing of a young man in bondage by ‘The Hun’ within a patterned white panel. Above the drawing and against the pale blue background the title is printed in red, the subtitle in white within a dark blue panel and the author’s name in dark blue. A pink disk, designed to look like a label and bearing the admonition ‘BUY THIS BOOK’ in red is positioned prudently over a detail of the drawing. Cover layout by Rupert Kinnard. Book design by Linda Lockowitz. ISBN 0-943595-39-8. $14.95.

“Sir! More Sir! is an in-depth guide to the world of S&M/leathersex. It includes sections on bondage, tit-torture and clamps, roles, whipping and spanking, tools and toys, collars, chains, water sports/scat, enemas, piercing, hot wax, student hazing, finding an S&M partner through ads, organizations and bars. The author, Master Jackson, also writes succinctly on leathersex limits, practical S&M, daddies and sons, and the joy of S&M. This is a very comprehensive book—for both beginners and the experienced.”

B50. WARRIORS I AND LOVERS I True Homosexual Military Stories I Volume 2 I Edited by Winston Leyland I Leyland Publications I San Francisco

8 ½ x 5 ½. Pp. 160. 1992. Perfect bound in glazed wrappers. Frontcover illustrated with a color photograph by Maxx Studios of a soldier wearing little else but a helmet, bandolier and boots. Against a pale turquoise background, ‘WARRIORS’ is printed in green, LOVERS’ in white within a green panel and the subtitle and volume number in purple. A dark green disk, designed to look like a sticker, and with ‘TOP SECRET’ printed on it in white is judiciously positioned on the photographer’s model Dark plum spine and backcover, printed in white. Cover design by Rupert Kinnard. ISBN 0-943595-37-1. $12.95.

‘If you’ve ever wondered whether soldiers, sailors, marines make it with each other, you’l1 find all the details here in such hot male-male stories as “Valentine Soldier,” “Hard to the Corps,” “Boot Camp Butt,” “Soldier Boy,” “Foxy Marine,” “Cadet Commander,” “Platoon Support,” and the very exotic encounter with a sexy Yugoslav soldier “Blowjob on the Orient Express.”

Contents: Six stories by Rick Jackson: Warrior and Lovers. - "First Class" Marine. — Servicemen. — Bootcamp Butt. — Foxy Marine. — Lucky Bag. Two stories by Brad Henderson: Platoon Support and Hard to the Corps. Blowjob on the Orient Express, anonymous. Desert Maneuvers, by Brent James. Nine stories by William Cozad: Soldier Boy (reprinted from Torso, June 1988). — Cadet Commander (reprinted from Inches, August 1991). — Sex Soldier (reprinted from Inches, December 1991). — Valentine Sailor (reprinted from Torso, March 1990). — Blackballed! (reprinted from Stallion, 1991). — The French Sailor (reprinted Stallion, August 1989). — Night Bus to Reno (reprinted from Inches, December 1990). — Flyboy (reprinted from Stallion, May 1989). — Sailor’s Surprise (reprinted from Male Insider, March 1991).

B51. [no copy] MEAT RACK I True Revelations I and | Strange Happenings | Volume 6 | Edited by John W. Dagion I Leyland Publications | San Francisco

8 ½ x 5 ½. Pp. 160. 1992. Perfect bound in glazed wrappers. Frontcover illustrated with a color photograph by Kristen Bjorn, with the title printed in white within a red band across the top of the cover and the subtitle, volume number and editors name in black against the background of the photo. Red spine and backcover, printed in white. Cover design by Rupert Kinnard. ISBN 0-943595-34-7. $12.95.

‘Collection of true male-male sex experiences in the famous Trash/Trucker series, edited by the inimitable J.D. Includes such hot stories as “Erotic Architecture: The Marble Glory Hold,” “Eyes Front, Sailor,” Ravenous Faggot Licks Black Bodybuilder with Miles Wide Shoulders,” Gringo College Stud Offers His Ass and Mouth as a No-Charge Pula in Tijuana Piss House,” “Song of the South Pacific-WW2," “Wish I had a buck for Every Cock I Ate,” and much more...’

With the exception of some pieces signed ‘Greasy the Greek of N.J.’ and ‘Brooklyn Joe ’~pseudonyms one must imagine—the bulk of the contributions to this collection are anonymous; some of it is reprinted 18 Wheeler/T*R*A*S*H edited by John Dagion.

The previous five volumes of this series are described at B5, B14, B19, B24 and B32 of this section.

B52. BOYS BEHIND BARS I True Homosexual Accounts | of Prison Sex I Edited by Robert N. Boyd | Leyland Publications I San Francisco

8 ½ x 5 ½. Pp. 192. 1992. Perfect bound in glazed wrappers, frontcover and spine beige and backcover dark purple. Frontcover illustrated with a drawing by Earl House, the main title printed in blue and the subtitle and editor’s name in purple. Spine printed in blue and purple, spine in yellow. Layout by Earl House. ISBN 0-943595-36-3. $14.95.

Eleven prisoners write with no holds barred about their sexual experiences (as teenagers and adult men) inside various U.S. prisons. Edited by Robert N. Boyd, author of the previous best-seller Sex Behind Bars (Gay Sunshine Press), the book includes such stories as “Turn-Out in a Prison Dorm,” “Prison Cowboy,” “The Making of a Punk,” “Convict Slave,” “Bonaroo,” “Turning Gay in Prison,” “What Are Friends For?”

Contents: Introduction, and four stories: Boys Behind Bars. — Prison Reform. — Prison Cowboy. Layover with a Fish Convict, all by Robert N. Boyd. The Making of a Punk, by “Eric Revere.” Turn-Out in a Prison Dorm, by “Edward North.” — Bonaroo, by “Donald Gant.” — Caught in the Act, by “Thane Marshall,” — Convict Slave, by “Brandon Larsen,” — What Are Friends For? by “Matthew Taylor.” — Payback‘s a Bitch, by Steven Goldberger. - S-K, by “Victor Miano. — Tip Bitch, by “Jerry Wincott.” — Turning Gay in Prison, by David Thomas.

Sex Behind Bars, Robert N. Boyd’s first volume of prison stories, will be found described at A37.

B53. MEATMEN | An Anthology of I Gay Male Comics I Volume 14 I Edited by Winston Leyland | Leyland Publications | San Francisco

10 x 7. Pp. 160. 1993. Perfect bound in glazed card wrappers. The front cover is illustrated with a color drawing by Columbian artist “Osze”, with the title printed in green edged yellow letters with a red wash, and the volume number in red. White spine printed in green. Backcover devoted entirely to a color illustration by “Osze”, with the price in green in the lower right corner. Frontispiece by ‘The Hun.’ Cover layout by Rupert Kinnard. Interior layout by Earl House.

“This issue of Meatmen is dedicated to the great artist Tom of Finland, who died in that country in November 1991. His work (begun in the 1940’s) has been exhibited in galleries around the world. Readers can find his stories also in various issue of Meatmen.”

Contents: “Tom of Finland,” Sex on the Train, was originally published in magazine format by the Tom of Finland Foundation, Los Angeles. — “Hozer,” On the Job, is reprinted Advocate Men. — Eight cartoons by Gerard Donelan reprinted from The Advocate and Advocate Men. — Five cartoons by “The Hun” reprinted from Bound and Gagged. — “Sean,” Tunnel of Lust, was originally published by Nova. The remaining contributions have no stated provenance: Farraday, Beached. — John Blackburn, Coley: Roller Boogie Hotrod. Joven, Jack Masters Private Dick. — “Mike,” Broc of the Stone Age. - “Stephen” [Dom Orejudos], Forced Entry. - “Osze,” Spellbound. - Kurt Erichsen, Murphy 's Manor. - “Joe,” Jackin Off.

The thirteen previous volumes of Meatmen will be found described at entries B13, B18, B22, B25, B33, B34, B38, B39, B40, B42, B43,‘ B44, and B47 of the present section.

B54. LEATHERMEN I SPEAK OUT I Volume 2 I An Anthology on Leathersex I Edited by Jack Ricardo I Leyland Publications I San Francisco 1993

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Series 7:  Appendix C: Gay Sunshine Journal index 1970-1982 

The journal descriptions have been generated from the index located in box 60, folder 10. Because of errors in OCR translations, grammatical inconsistencies should be expected. In the interests of completeness, a full description of the rival publication People's Gay Sunshine is listed at the end. The number of pages varied from issue to issue; but for the purposes here, the unfolded front page will be counted as page l.

C1. GAY SUNSHINE. Vol. l No. 1. Aug.-Sept. 1970. pp. 20. 25¢. Page 1/cover drawing by John Perry.

— Articles: Born Blind, by Jim Eilers. Fear of Self by Bill Miller. — The Case for [Roger] Casement, by Mike Silverstein. — Gay is Unitarian, by Jim Stall. — A Letter from Mary, reprinted from It Ain’t Me Babe.

— Poetry: Paul Mariah (as pan of a double-page photomontage layout) and Charles P. Thorp.

— Comic strip: The Lavender Kid & Butch by John Pony (artwork) and Richard Jones (text).

— News, letters, &c.

C2. GAY SUNSHINE. Vol. 1. No. 2. October 1970. pp. 20. 25¢. Photographic cover.

— Articles: Farm Animals, by Mike Merry. Gay Bars, by Ruthie & Joe. Gay is the Most, by Nick Benton. - Nacho Upside Down and Jesus is Gay, by Jim Rankin. — Dismissed, by Cherie Matisse. — Living vs. Dying, by Leo. Ticket to Ride, by Bill Miller. — Out of your Closets, by Morgan Pinney. Women Together, by Pasha. — Gay and Womens Liberation, by Huey Newton. — I Hate Macho, by Laurel [reprinted from It Ain’t Me Babe]. — Our Bodies say Yes... [reprinted from GAY Flames (N — Society says No, by Morgan Pinney. Triops [a fable], by George Newman. — Voyeurism [extracted from White Paper, usually credited to Jean Cocteau but here ascribed tentatively to André Gide].

— Poetry: Paul Mariah (including full back-page photomontage), Mike Podhasky, Raji.

— Comic strip: Grim Fairy Tales presents The Terrible Monster, by Len Richmond.

— News, letters, &c.

C3. — GAY SUNSHINE. Vol. 1. No. 3. November I970. pp. 20. 25¢ outside Bay area). Photographic display front page; page 1 drawing signed RAB. Photographic double-page ‘poster’ (pp. 10-1 1) of Allen Ginsberg and Peter Orlovsky, by Richard Avedon.

— Articles: God save the Queen, Mike Silverstein. that’s all there is... by Del Martin. — “He Knew I was a Fairy", anonymous. — Advice to the Wartorn, by Ray Ryan. — Dropping out, by Smedley. - Parents as Bullies, by Bev. — Psyche’ Trashing, by Tom Ashe. —Pulpitations, by the most Rev. Michael Itkin. — We must become violent Fairies (a gay liberation manifesto), by Charles P. Thorpe. -How to get Fucked (and like it), by Gene Kittner. — Gayness & Seminary and Browns bill as a Pig bill, by Nick Benton. — Don call us, We'll call you, by Konstantin Barlandt. —Janis [Joplin], by Goldie Glitters. — Dachau in America, by Don Jackson.

— Poetry: Paul Mariah, Winston Leyland.

— Reviews: Something for Everyone [movie], reviewed by Dr. Anthony Gardiner Lowell.

— Letters, news, &c., and three recipes (unsigned) printed under the heading Communal Cookery, or How to Feed 15 on Fifty Cents a Day.

C4. GAY SUNSHINE. Vol. 1. No. 4. December 1970. pp. 20. 25¢ outside Bay area). Photographic display front page; page 1 drawing signed McCarty. Woodcut illustrations by Perry Brass. Photographic double-page ‘poster’ (pp. 10-11), uncredited, entitled Gender fuck.

— Articles: The Gay Liberation Movement of New York, by Morgan Pinney. Balboa High, by Charles P. Thorpe. — Alpine Page, consisting of two short pieces by Don Jackson and Craig Schoonmaker, a letter by Nick Benton reprinted from the San Francisco Chronicle (issue dated 11-9-70) and a news items excerpted from Gay Flames, a “New York City street paper”. — Come Together Right Now Over Us, by Varda Ono. — That Abominable Crime, by Diane Ames. — Around the Town with Konstantin Berlandt. — Whence Gay Lib? (a short report on the October, 1970, Gay Liberation Conference at Minneapolis), by Morgan Pinney. Austin Gay University, by Mike Merry. Clearing my Head, by Christine Diachishin. — Gay Manifestation, by M. Lieb (M. Lee Balan). — The Eflizminist, by Smedly. –Subversion in the Womens movement, by Martha Shelley. The Emperor ’s New Clothes, by Pat Maxwell. Jock Lib. Gay Lib. Any Difference? by Nick Benton. — What is it that I want? by Morgan Pinney. Gays in the Military, unsigned. — From the Men: Games Male Chauvinists Play, by Perry Brass.

— Poetry: Charles P: Thorpe, William K. Maximin Jr., James T. Harris, Frank O’Hara (from Meditations in an Emergency), Keith Craighead, Winston Leyland.

— Reviews: Report on the 14th Annual San Francisco Film Festival and diatribe against Rosalind Russell, by Dr. Anthony Gardiner Lowell.

— News, letters, &c.

C5. GAY SUNSHINE. Published by the Gay Men’s Collective. No. 5. January 1971. pp. 20. 25¢ (35¢ outside Bay area). Photographic display front page, by Ted Benhari; display back page photograph by Donna Gottschalk, reprinted from Come Out!

— Articles: page 1, unsigned coverage of a shooting at a San Francisco gay bar called The Stud. — the Snow Pigs, by Smedley. –Dishing, by Pat Brown. — Down South, by Richard West. —RPCC, by Mike Silverstein. — Right-in Chicken, by Mark Segal. — How to get Fucked (and like it), pt. 2 [follow-up to a piece in Gay Sunshine 3], by Edward Field. — Up against the Wall, by Morgan Pinney. Will you still need me when I'm 64, by Ralph S. Schaffer. — Message to Hard Hatred Hanna, by Tom Peel. — Sonoma State Comes Out!!! by Tony. Cock l Teasing: Way of Life, by Ralph Hall, illust. with a line drawing by the author. — Farewell to the Park, by Morgan Pinney. London GLF, by Aubrey Walter. — Reach Out, by Tom Peel. — A Gay Guide.‘ Beating the Draft, unsigned; reprinted from a leaflet issued by the Los Angeles Gay Liberation Front. —Vatican Rags at Grace Cathedral, by Sister Cocaine, illustrated with three photographs by Ted Benhari. — Gay Power, a page incorporating two pieces: What can we do? by Del Martin, a follow-up to a piece by the same author in Gay Sunshine 3; and Where are the Gay Black Panthers? by Gary Alinder. - Letter a Transsexual signed Beth, together with an extended response, reprinted from It Aint Me Babe.

— Poetry: Kent Brandley, Ana Sanchez.

— News, letters, &c.

C6. GAY SUNSHINE. Published by Gay Males. No. 6. March 1971. pp. 24. 25¢ (35¢ outside Bay area). Photo graphic display front page, unsigned; display back page photograph by DAK; page 1 photograph, captioned Womens Liberation is our Liberation, by Roberta Dill.

— Articles: Gay Defense Rally at Hayward State, by Winston Leyland. — Hayward State Rally Speech, by Michael Silverstein. —Whole page photo & text montage entitled About Lesbians, reprinted from Rat, a New York City feminist paper. — You have to suffer to be Beautiful, by Diane Ames. - David, by Nick Benton. — T. V. Guide, a page including two pieces from Gay Flames, and 2 items signed Lilly Rose and Angela Keyes Douglas. — What on Earth are we up to? by the Editors of Chicago Gay Alliance Newsletter. — Consciousness Raising for Gay Men, signed by Steve Jalratt, Frank Hartin and Kevin Woodworth. Report by Winston Leyland on a Gay Poetry Reading at San Francisco State College. — Growing up in Chicago Black & Gay, by Ron Vernon. — Act like a Lady, Dear, a satirical piece, with illustrations, extracted from Gay Dealer. — Psychedelics and Gay Liberation; The Battle of Algiers, by Rt. Rev. Michae1Francis Itkin. —Break on Through and Initiation into Gay Liberation, by Frank Ha1tin.— United we Stand, by Ralph S. Schaffer. Dealing with the Straight Oppressor in our Midst, by Michael Raven.

— Poetry: Stephen Ben-Morechai, Charles P. Thorpe, Paul Mariah, John Wieners, Raji.

— Reviews: The Billy Wilder film The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes, reviewed by Diane Ames.

— Photography and artwork: Michael-Francis Itkin, Perry Brass, D. K. Hall, Jim Raney.

— News, letters, &c.

C7. GAY SUNSHINE. A Male Paper of Gay Militancy. No. 7. June/July 1971. pp. 20. 25¢ (35¢ outside Bay area). Photographic display front page, Walter Rinder; display back page poem, entitled Hero Comic, and montage, by Kirby Congdon, reprinted from Juggernaut, 1966; page 1 illustration is a reproduction of one of Zhenya Gay’s lithographs from the Heritage Press edition of Oscar Wilde’s Ballad of Reading Gaol.

— Articles: The Forgotten Ones: Gays in Prison, by C. Chris Wheeler and David. — On Terminology, presented by Michael-Francis Itkin. — [Extracts from the Works of] Edward Carpenter," Gay Lib Precursor, selected by Basil O’Brien and Winston Leyland. - Gays Against War, April 24 San Francisco, by Mark Turner and Al of the Roger Casement Collective, Oakland, with added editorial annotation by Winston Leyland. — Gay Resistance, by David L. Allen of the Washington D.C. GLF, a response in open letter fom1 to A Gay Guide: Beating the Draft (Gay Sunshine# 5). — Gay Bureaucrats — What are they Doing to You? by Mike Silverstein. — Gay Militancy & Nonviolent Revolution, by the Most Rev. Michael-Francis Itkin. — Gay Pride in Public, by James T. Harris. — The Mechanics of Oppression, by Ralph S. Schaffer. — Konstantin Berlandt in Fantasyland, a report on the Austin (Texas) Gay Liberation Convention. — Drag Debut, by Frank Hartin. — Oppression at Home, by Tom Brougham.

— Poetry: Glen Figueroa, John Wieners, Allen Ginsburg, William Barber, Steve Berard, Kirby Congdon, Jim Fishman, John Logan.

— Review: The Gay Militants by Donn Teal (New York: Stein & Day, 1971) reviewed by the Right Rev. Michael-Francis Itkin.

— Interviews: Roberta Dill and Ed Luckin.

— Photography and artwork: Walter Rinder, Michael-Francis Itkin, Aubrey Beardsley, Gendron Jensen.

— News, letters, &c.

C8. GAY SUNSHINE. A Paper of Gay Militancy. No. 8. (Aug. 1971.) pp. 16. 25¢ (35¢ outside Bay area). Display front page artwork by Bruce Reifel; display back page comprising a line-drawing and poem collage, the poem, entitled AI Giardino, by Gerald Fabian and the drawing by John Button. (This issue copyrighted for the Gay Sunshine Collective by Tony DeRosa and Zack Mansfield.)

— Articles: Gaylib: "It’s alright, Ma (I ‘m Only Bleeding)", by Allen Young. —— The Long March, by Douglas L. Brown. The Gay Parade: L.A., by Chuck Avery. Zapping Lillian ’s, by Lee Wilson. — Socialism and Gay Liberation, by Miriam, reprinted from Everywoman, July l97l. — Gay Revaunch on Psychology, by Ralph S. Schaffer. — Kill the Queers, by Don Jackson. — Baygay, by Zack Mansfield and Gene Kettner. — Gaylib ‘s Phallic Scene, by Dick Jones. — Coming out at work, by David Charles.

— Poetry: William Barber, Steve Berard, Kirby Congdon, Larry Eigner, Harriette Frances, John Franck, Paul Mariah, Robert Peters, Charles Thorp.

— Review: Fortune and Men ’s Eyes, the film version of John Herbert’s stage play, reviewed by Lee Atwell. — Interview: Paul Mariah, interviewed by Dr. Jerold Lowenstein.

— Illustrations: [Photographs] Lee Mason. [Graphics] Zhenya Gay, Harriette Frances, Paul Klee, Edvard Munch.

— News, letters, &c.

C9. GAY SUNSHINE. A Paper of Gay Militancy. No. 9. (Oct./Nov. 1971.) pp. l6. 25¢ (35¢ outside Bay area). Display front page artwork by Tony Derosa; display back page comprising a William Morris-type Victorian woodblock illustration, with the caption altered to read The Gay May Pole; (This issue copyrighted for the Gay Sunshine Collective by Tony DeRosa.)

— Articles: Police Entrapment, Cont. (and cont. and cont.), by Richard Nash. The Shape of Things to Come, by Jim Baker. ~Sch0ol is not a Gay Place to be... by Warren Blumenfield. — SF Busts: ‘Fairy tales can come true... it can happen to you!’ by Zack Mansfield. — Either/Or, by Dick Jones. Akhenaten of Egypt, by Winston Leyland. — Library Service & Gays, by Harleigh Kyson Jr. — MCC Centre, by Doug Brown. — The Moon is Gay, by Bob Bowen. — A Gay Theology, by Paul Bernardino.

— Poetry: Ian Young, Robert Peters, James Mitchell, Littlejohn.

— Review: Death in Venice, Luchino Visconti’s film adaptation of Thomas Mann’s short novel, reviewed by Lee Atwell.

— News, letters, &c.

C10. GAY SUNSHINE. A Newspaper of Gay Liberation. No. 10. (Jan. 1972.) pp. 16. 35¢ (50¢ outside California). Display front page artwork by Tony Derosa; display back page photograph by Michael Roper.

— Articles: Gay Sunshine Speaks, a ‘rap session’ involving five members of the Gay Sunshine collective: Morgan Pinney, Winston Leyland, Mark Ryan, Zack Mansfield and Lee Atwell. — The Fairy Princess Exposed, by Craig Alfred Hanson. — We are all Fugitives, by Don Jackson. –Bravo!, a piece about the Cockettes and the Angels of Light, by ‘A.D.’ –Some thoughts about Gay Life, by Morgan Pinney.

— Poetry: William Barber, Kirby Congdon (who also set one of his poems, entitled Jay Socin, to music), James Giancarlo, John Iozia, Winston Leyland, Harold Norse, Vance, Leslie Wolff.

— Reviews: John Schlesinger’s film Sunday, Bloody Sunday, reviewed by Lee Atwell. — Winston Leyland reviewed the following six books: Sexuality and Homosexuality (N Norton & Co., 1970) by Arno Karlen. — Homosexual Liberation and Oppression (N.Y.: Outerbridge & Dienstfrey, 1971) by Dennis Altman. — The Gay Liberation Movement (Chicago: Alliance Press, 1971) by Jack Onge. — Dancing the Gay Lib Blues (N Simon & Schuster, 1971) by Arthur Bell. —Love Between Women (N St. Ma1tin’s Press, 1971) by Charlotte Wolff. The Love that Dared not Speak its Name (N.Y.: Little, Brown & Co., 1970) by H. Montgomery Hyde. — Looking at Pornography, by Winston Leyland, an examination of gay erotica, with emphasis on a number of titles published by the Olympia Press at New York.

— Illustrations: [Photographs] Tamotsu Yato.

— News, letters, &c.

C11. GAY SUNSHINE. A Newspaper of Gay Liberation. No. 11. (Feb./March 1972.) pp. 16. 35¢ outside California). Display front page photograph by Frank Potopa; display back page artwork by De Metrie Kabbaz, based on photographs by Rink.

— Articles: Gays Zap S.I.R. [Society for Individual Rights], by Zack Mansfield. — Not Enough Sausage, by Rink. — Behavioral Fascism, by Don Jackson, with an added editorial note, extracted from the R.F.S.L. Newsletter, concerning the use of electric shock therapy as ‘treatment’ for homosexuality in Sweden. — S.F.P.D. Chief Meets Gays, by Zack Mansfield. — Oscar & Bosie: Love Letters, by Winston Leyland. — V.D., by Bob Plantz. - Gay Brigade, by Vince Muscari. — Gay Suicides, by Rev. Rav Broshears. — A Faggot Military Freak-Out, by Ralph Hall. — The Mailman & I, anonymous.

— Poetry: Edward Mycue & Dennis Koran, John Iozia, Peter Osnato, Winston Leyland, Larry Robert Zirlin, Perry Scott, James Giancarlo, Kirby Congdon.

— Reviews: Parade of Gumdrop (San Francisco: Hoddypoll Press, n.d.), by Hunce Voelcker (text) and Rodney Price (illustrations), reviewed by Littlejohn.

— Comic Strip: The Adventures of Johnny Comeout, by Fabus.

— Graphics: Rink, De Metrie Kabbaz.

— News, letters, &c.

C12. GAY SUNSHINE. A Newspaper of Gay Liberation. No. 12. (April 1972.) pp. 16. 35¢ (50¢ elsewhere). Display front page illus. by Tony DeRosa; display back page comprises two poems by Harold Norse, with an illus. signed by Lachaise.

— Articles: Gay Death at Vacaville, by Don Jackson, an account of the death under suspicious circumstances of a prisoner at the California State Medical Facility at Vacaville; together with a letter from a fellow inmate at the Facility. S.F. Anti Vice Squad Demo, by Winston Leyland. — Les Liasons Dangereuses: Gays and the Liberal Vote, by Zack Mansfield. — A Gay Day in Court, by Richard Nash. G. C.S. C. — L.A. We've got a Groovy Thing Gain’, an edited transcript of an informal ‘rap’ session between Winston Leyland and five members of the Los Angeles Gay Community Services Center: Don Kilhefner, John Platania, Lee Sisson, Morris Kight and June Herrle. — Gay Love, by Richard Nash. –Oppression Sickness, by Ralph Schaffer.

— Poetry: The English rock band The Kinks (Lola), Larry Eigner, Harold Norse, David Hirsch, James Giancarlo.

— Reviews: Screening the Sexes: Homosexuality in the Movies (N Holt, Rinehart & Winston, n.d.), by Parker Tyler, reviewed by Lee Atwell.

— Graphics: Zhenya Gay, a lithograph reprinted from the Heritage Press edition of Oscar Wilde’s Ballad of Reading Gaol [uncredited]; an illustration by Grandville [pseud. of Jean-Ignace-Isidore Gérard (1803-47)], from his series Les Métamorphoses dujour (1828); De Mettrie Kabbaz, from photos by Rink.

— News, letters, &c.

C13.— GAY SUNSHINE. A Newspaper of Gay Liberation. No. 13. (June 1972.) pp. 16. 35¢ (50¢ outside California). Display front page photograph by Alejandro Stuart; display back page, a poem by Perry Brass illustrated with a drawing signed by Reed.

— Articles: Free Gay Prisoners, a page comprising two stories: Psychosurgery by Don Jackson and Politics of Rape by David Howard. — Prison Demo by Zack Mansfield, a follow-up story to the lead article in Gay Sunshine #12. Christopher St. by Winston Leyland. — Selling the Groovy Guy, by Craig Hanson. — Gays in Brazil :24/ “Veado ", by Allen Young. — Vietnam: Feminist View, the text of a speech given at an anti-war demonstration on May 6th at Boston that was written by Lesbian Feminists Hollibaugh, von Bretzel, Crichton and Lindbloom. — Lamb on Schaffer by David Lamb, a reply to Ralph Shaffer’s article Operation Sickness in Gay Sunshine #12. Si? by Allen Young, together with a rejoinder in the form of an open letter by Nick Benton. —— P.H.A.R. [Front Homosexual d ‘Action Révolutionnaire], extracts, translated by Louis Landerson, of articles appearing in a French work entitled Rapport contre la normalité.

— Poetry: Dennis Milan, Ian Young, Littlejohn, John Fountain, Hunce Voelcker & Rodney Price, Zachary Swan, Perry Brass, John Iozia, Larry Eigner, Peter Osnato, James Giancarlo.

— Reviews: Society and the Healthy Homosexual (N St. Martin’s Press, 1972) by Dr. George Wienberg and The Gay Mystique: The Myth and Reality of Male Homosexuality (N Stein & Day, 1972) by Peter Fisher, reviewed by Charles Williams. Bastard Angel, magazine review by Winston Leyland.

— Comic Strip: The Adventures of... Johnny Comeout, by Steve Fabus.

— Illustrations: [Photos] Advocate/Fred Townsend, Alejandro Stuart. [Graphics] Join Hands, LNS, Perry Brass.

— News, letters, &c.

C14. GAY SUNSHINE. A Newspaper of Gay Liberation. No. 14. (Aug. 1972.) pp. 16. 35¢ (50¢ outside California). Display front page collage by Reed; display back page drawing by Reed. (This issue copyrighted by Winston Leyland, for the Gay Sunshine Collective).

— Articles: The Daddy Tank, by Don Jackson. — Psychiatry ’s "New Cures ", by Louis Landerson. — Gay Liberation: A Personal View, by Lee Atwell. Masculinity as an Oppressive Ideology, by Jim Chesebro. — New Mvt. Strategy, a “position paper” adopted by the Detroit Gay Activists, the Gay Sunshine Collective, San Francisco, and the Gay Liberation Collective of Detroit. - S & M and Gay Lib, by Craig Hanson. — Gay Life Styles, by Richard Nash.

— Poetry: Pablo Neruda, Zachary Swan, Jim Eggeling, John Iozia, Leslie Wolff, Jesse Westbrook, Perry Brass, Larry Eigner, James Giancarlo, Fernando Alegria.

— Reviews: Maurice (N Norton & Co., n.d.) by E. M. Forster, reviewed by Andy Dvosin. – Magazine Five (N.Y. Interim Books, n. d.) edited & Published by Kirby Congdon, reviewed by Winston Leyland. — Poets and People (Indianapolis/N.Y.: B0bbsMerrill Co., 1972) by Charles Norman, reviewed by Kirby Congdon.

— Graphics: Arthur Moyse, D. Levine, DeMettrie Kabbaz, Fuori.

— News, letters, &c.

C15. GAY SUNSHINE. A Newspaper of Gay Liberation. No. 15. (Oct./Nov. 1972.) pp. 16. 35¢ outside California). Display front page graphics by Reed; display back page drawing by Arunothai Somskul. (This issue copyrighted by Winston Leyland, for the Gay Sunshine Collective).

— Articles: Movement Martyr: Ralph Schaffer (1928-1972), 2 pieces by Winston Leyland and Richard Nash on the murder of gay activist Schaffer. — Metaphysics of Gay Liberation, by Ralph Schaffer. — Gay Teenager Speaks Out, by Greg Herkimer. — The Gay Soul of Socialism, by Zack Mansfield. — Gay Radical Press: 1972, by Winston Leyland. — “The Next Gay Prisoner we Help may be You”, by John Williams. — Open Letter, by Peter Goodman. — The Importance of Freeing Ernest [Aar0ns], by Don Jackson. — Gay Liberation Perspectives, being excerpts from Resolution of 1972 I.S. National Convention.

— Fiction: The Centaur at the Trucks, by Perry Brass.

— Poetry: Perry Brass, John Iozia, Jim Eggeling, Richard Tagett, Hunce Voelcker, Paul Mariah, Peter Goodman, Cary Yunnan.

— Reviews: I have More Fun with You than Anybody (N St. Martin’s Press, 1972) by Lige Clark and Jack Nichols, reviewed by Allen Young.

— Illustrations: [photos] Lee Mason. [Graphics] Reed, F.M., L.N.S., Alejandro Stuan, Raymond DuchampVillon.

— News, letters, &c.

C16.— GAY SUNSHINE. A Newspaper of Gay Liberation. No. 16. (Jan./Feb. 1973.) pp. 24. 35¢ (50¢ outside California). Display front page photograph of Allen Ginsberg, unsigned; display back page comprises a review by Karen Wells, see below, and a drawing, signed but illegible. (This issue copyrighted by Winston Leyland, for the Gay Sunshine Staff).

— Articles: Gay Prisoners, a section that includes: Oppression in Jail, and open letter by Johnny Abbott. — Open Letter, by Eddie Rastellini, Conference, by Don Jackson. — N.G.P. C. [National Gay Prisoners Coalition]. — S & M, by Ian Young, in answer to the article S & M and Gay Lib in Gay Sunshine #14. — Gay Studies Program, by Charles Moore. - Radical Gay Cinema, by Lee Atwell. — Ageism: Open Letter, by Tom Durrie. — Faggots in Uniform, by Celt Cowdrey Grant. — History of the Word “Gay ", by Jim Hood. —Gays in South Africa, by Richard Wallace-Terry. - Bob Bon Mots, a centre-page spread devoted to Les’Petites Bonbons, a group of poets, artists and players, and including quotes and aphorisms from such disparate individuals as: Rainer Maria Rilke. - Germaine Greer. —Marcel Duchamp. - David Bowie. — The Kinks, &c.

— Fiction: If! Should Die before I Wake, by Perry Brass.

— Poetry: Allen Ginsberg, David Ray Brown, Perry Brass, Charley Shively, William Barber, David Eberly, John Watson, Ian Young, David Hirsh, Jane Kogan, Aaron Shurin, Michael Lally. Interview: Allen Ginsberg, interviewed by Allen Young and edited by Winston Leyland. (Because of space limitations, a short section of this interview was held over until Gay Sunshine #17.)

— Reviews: Lesbian/Women (S.F.: Glide Publications, 1972) by Del Martin & Phyllis Lyon, reviewed by Karen Wells. — Selected Poems (N Grossman, 1972) by John Weiners, reviewed by Charles Shively. Double Exposure (N New/books, n.d.) by Ian Young, reviewed by Robert Peters.

— Illustrations: [photos] Allen Ginsberg, Peter Orlovsky, Tom Maschler, Frank Ford, Emile Alcolay. [Graphics] Motive/LNS, J. Reed, Arunothai Somskul.

— News, letters, &c.

C17. GAY SUNSHINE. A Newspaper of Gay Liberation. No. 17. (Mar./Apr. 1973.) pp. 20. 35¢ outside California). Display front page is an uncredited four frame montage: a photograph of poet John Weiners (by Judith Walker), a black and white drawing of poet Ned Rorem (unsigned), a detail of a lino-block print by convict Samuel Reese, and a detail of the text of a poem by William Barber; display back page is a lino-block print by Samuel Reese.

— Poetry: John Wieners, James Nolan, Paul Mariah, Michael Lally, Salvatore Farinella, Aaron Shurin, William Barber, Charley Shively, Robert Peters, Perry Brass, William Torphy, Ron Schreiber.

— Interviews: John Wieners, interviewed by Charles Shively; Don Kilhefner, interviewed by Winston Leyland. Allen Ginsberg, interviewed by Allen Young (balance of interview that appeared in the preceding issue and omitted there for reasons of space.)

— Reviews: In Search of Ned Rorem, a review of The Paris and New York Diaries of Ned Rorem (N Discus/Avon Books, 1970) by Lee Atwell. — The Fantasy World of Wakefield Poole, an anonymous review of The Boys in the Sand and Bijou, two erotic films by Poole. — The Gay Liberation Book: Writings and Photographs on Gay Liberation (Berkeley, Calif.: Ramparts Press, 1973) edited by Len Richmond and Gary Noguera, reviewed by Charles Shively. - Out of the Closets: Voices of Gay Liberation (N Douglas Books, 1973) edited by Karla Jay- & Allen Young, reviewed by Charles Shively. Out of the Closets: The Sociology of Homosexual Liberation (no publication details supplied) by Laud Humphreys, reviewed by Allen Young. — Here There be Dragons (Chicago: Ontario Press, 1972) by Robert Bentley, reviewed by Beau Riley. Living Space (N Red Dot Books, n.d.) by Ron Schreiber, reviewed by Charles Shively. -Hunger, First Poems (Fond du Lac, Wis.: Road Rumier Press, n.d.) by Salvatore Farinella, reviewed by Charles Shively. Otoku. Photo Studies of the Young Japanese Male (Los Angeles: Rho Delta Press, n. d.) by Tomotsu Yato, reviewed by Winston Leyland. — Reflections on the Death of Mishima (Santa Barbara, Calif.: Capra Press, 1972) by Henry Miller, reviewed by Kirby Congdon.

— Illustrations: [Photos] Ron Zimardi, Judith Walker, Walt Blumoff, Tamotsu Yato. [Graphics] Glenda Jones, Samuel Reese.

C18. GAY SUNSHINE. A Newspaper of Gay Liberation. No. 18. (June/July 1973.) pp. 20. 35¢ outside California). Display front page is an uncredited drawing of Harold Norse; display back page comprises an illustration by Reed and the commencement of an article by John Mitzel (see below).

— Articles: Sports & the Macho Male, by John Mitzel. — Inside Atascadero, by Gene Ampon. — Letter from an Absent Lover, by Ned LaCroix. Open Letter, Karla Jay & June Rook. — Gays and Nazi Oppression, unsigned, reprinted from Come Together, England.

— Poetry: Larry Brinkin, Charley Shively, John Iozia, Salvatore Farinella, Perry Brass, Harold Norse.

— Interview: Harold Norse, interviewed by Winston Leyland.

— Reviews: Ludwig, a film by Luchino Visconti, reviewed by Lee Atwell. — Four volumes of poems by Allen Ginsberg reviewed by Charles Shively: The Fall of America, Poems of these states 1965-1971 (San Francisco: City Lights, 1972). — Iron Horse (Toronto, Canada: Coach House Press, 1972). — Bixby Canyon/Ocean Path/Word Breeze (N Gotham Book Mart, 1972). — The Gates of Wrath, Rhymed Poems: 1948-1952 (Bolinas, Calif.: Grey Fox Press, 1972).

— Illustrations: [Photos] Charles Henri Ford, Ian Sommerville, Paul Bowles, Gerard Malanga, Harold Norse. [Graphics] Samuel Reese, Arunothai Somskul.

C19. GAY SUNSHINE. A Newspaper of Gay Liberation. No. 19. (Sept./Oct. 1973.) pp. 20. 35¢ outside California). Display front page, a photograph by Anthony Enton Friedkin captioned Pristine Condition, San Francisco 1972.

— Articles: Gay Lib Vs. Gay Business, by Don Jackson. —Quaaludes: super downers, John Newmeyer. - Ganymede in Renaissance Literature, by Rictor Norman. — Constantine by Ian Young. — Gay Community, by Jim Green. Inside Prison, by Ronald Endersby. Visconti ’s Ludwig, a protest by Lee Atwell, who reviewed the film in Gay Sunshine 18, at cuts made by the American distributors.

— Poetry: Allen Young, Raquel Jodorowsky, William Barber, Edgar Austin, Herbert Woodward Martin, Charley Shively, Constantine Cavafy, Tommi Avicolli.

— Interview: Christopher Isherwood interviewed by Winston Leyland.

— Reviews: Jerry Schatzberg’s film Scarecrow, reviewed by Lee Atwell. - Great Day in the Morning! (New Jersey: Times Change Press, 1972) by the 25 to 6 Baking and Trucking Society, reviewed by Andrew Kopkind; (reprinted from The Boston Phoenix, Jan. 30, 1973). —Lavender Country, an album by a gay band, reviewed by Charley Shively.

— Illustrations: [Photos] Pat York, William Caskey, Edgar Austin; Gay, a photographic essay by Anthony Enton Friedkin covering six pp. and including 16 photographs.

C20. GAY SUNSHINE. A Journal of Gay Liberation. No. 20. (Jan./Feb. 1974.) pp. 24. 60¢. Display front page, a photograph by Paul Morrissey of Gerard Malanga; Display back page, comprises a drawing by Edward Aulerich and the beginning of a review by Steve Schutzman (see below).

— Articles: Gay Prison Tragedy, by Allen Young. — The Fifth World, by Don Jackson. — Gay Video: Queer Blue Light, by N. A. Diaman. — W.I-I. Auden, by Michael Mason (reprinted from Gay News, No. 34, England).

— Fiction: A Christmas Miracle at the B. O. 0.M, by Daniel Curzon.

— Poetry: Gerard Malanga, Joe Brainard, John Wieners, Charley Shively, Walt Curtis, Michael Higgins, J. D. Butkie, Tommi Avicolly, Kenneth Lee, Ira Cohen, Dennis Cooper, Richard McCam1, R. Daniel Evans. Three popular songs from Tuscany (Anonymous, 15-16th Century from Canzoniere Italiano) translated by W. J. Scobie. Four poems written by Arabic-Andalusian poets during Moorish rule in Spain, translated by Erskine Lane: Ben Aisa of Valencia (12 century), Muhammed ben Galib al-Rusafi (12 century), Ben Rasiq (11th century) and Abd al-aziz ben Habra (11th century).

— Interviews: Gerard Malanga, interviewed by Winston Leyland. — Edward Ambrose, interviewed by Steven Abbot and John Mitzel.

— Reviews: Andy (San Francisco: Panjandrum Press, 1973) by Robert Glück, illustrated by Edward Aulerich, reviewed by Steve Schutzman. — Stuart Rosenberg’s movie The Laughing Policeman, reviewed by Lee Atwell. — Two books by Kirby Congdon reviewed by Charley Shively: Dream Work (N Cycle Press, 1970) and Black Sun (Grand Rapids, Mich: Pilot Press, 1973). - The Ages of J. (Santa Barbara, Calif: Christopher Books, 1973) by Robert Durand, reviewed by Robert Peters. — Gay Rock, a review by Ian Young of an album entitled Chris Robinson and His Many Hand Band (N Gypsy Frog Records).

— Illustrations: [photographs] Joey Held, Irene Harris, Ace Archives, Ron Zimardi, Finkelstein (Black Star), Jed Johnston, Gerard Malanga, Norman Soifer, Herbert Migdoll (After Dark). [Graphics] Samuel Reese, Joe Brainard, Edward Aulerich.

— News, letters, &c.

C21. GAY SUNSHINE. A Journal of Gay Liberation. No. 21. (Spring 1974.) pp. 20. 60¢. Display front page is a photograph, by Allen Ginsberg, of William Burroughs; display back page, poems by Lee M. Balan, Robert Peters, Paul Mariah, Ed Cox, Wayne McNeill and Kenneth Lee. L

— Articles: Burroughs’ Fiction, by James Martin. — Genderfuck and its Delights, by Christopher Lonc. — Bottoms Up: An In-Depth look at VD and your Asshole, by Edward Guthmann. — Gay Women & Men: How we Relate, by Allen Young. - Pacifism: Observations by a Gay Brother, by Jeff Keith. Ageism: Over the Hill at 30? by John Kyper. - Hard Gemlike Flame: Walter Pater & his Circle, by Rictor Norton. - Spain: Medieval Ghetto for Gays, by Eckart Ranke. — Merle Miller, by Eric Hansen.

— Poetry: Rene Ricard, W. H. Auden, Robert Peters, Ed Cox, Michael Lally.

— Interviews: William Burroughs interviewed by Laurence Collinson and Roger Bacon.

— Reviews: Cancer In My Left Ball (Vermont: Something Else Press, 1973) by John Giorno, reviewed by Charley Shively. The Dial-a-Poem Poets (N .Y. Giorno Poetry Systems Records; 2 album LP) reviewed by Charley Shively. Red Midnight Moon, (San Francisco: Empty Elevator Shaft Press, 1973) by Robert Peters, reviewed by Louie Crew.

— Illustrations: [Photographs] Francesca Carr, Bryon Gysin, Jack Kerouac, David Greene. [Graphics] James Reed, Bruce Reifel, Joe Brainard, Simeon Solomon (Love Talking to Boys, 1865).

C22. FAG RAG [#9] GAY SUNSHINE [#22]. Stonewall 5th Anniversary Issue. (Summer 1974.) pp. 48. One Dollar. [A special, joint issue of the Boston journal Fag Rag and Gay Sunshine, published to commemorate the Stonewall riots in New York in 1969. This issue differs from the majority of the others, in that it has no 'display’ front or back page; page 1 constitutes the front cover and page 48 the back cover.] Front cover/page 1 graphic by James Reed; back cover/page 48 comprises a table of contents.

— Articles: Indiscriminate Promiscuity as an Act of Revolution, by Charles Shively. Gays and the Traditional Left, by David Darby. Reflections on the Gay Movement, by Rictor Norton. — John Horne Burns: A Forgotten Faggot, by John Mitzel. — Stephen Jonas, an examination of his poetry by Charley Shively. The Betrayal of Donald Webster Cory? by John Kyper and Steven Abbott. — Gay Liberation Without Marx or Jesus, by Craig Alfred Hanson. — On Human & Gay Identity: a Liberationist Dilemma, by Allen Young. —L.A. Gay Center, by Richard Nash. Seattle Center, by Jim Arnold. — Steven Grossman: Gay Musician with self-acceptance, by Edward Guthmann. — From the Third World, by Leonard Andrews, Jr. —Timelustness, by Larry Anderson. — Notes to the Free‘? a page of fragments, reproduced in facsimile, from letters written by convicts to illustrate the assistance and support given by both Fag Rag and Gay Sunshine to gay prisoners. — The Flower Beneath the Foot: The Gay Novel, by Ian Young.

— Poetry: John Wieners, A. Waldman, Craig Makler, Ed Cox, R. Daniel Evans, Keward Elmslie, Sal Farinella, William Barber, Robert Peters, Paul Mariah, Tomy Meyer, Allen Ginsberg, Charley Shively, Perry Brass, Keith Thomas, Stuart Byron, Harold Norse, John Giorno, Jonathan Williams, Sal Farinella, Kirby Congdon, Ron Schreiber, Sativa, Frederick A. Raborg, Jr., Robert Glück, David Eberly, Tom Reeves, Ned Rorem.

— Interviews: Ned Rorem, interviewed by Winston Leyland. — Arthur Bressan, interviewed by Lee Atwell.

— Reviews: 2 films reviewed by Lee Atwell: Frank Vitale’s Montreal Main and Arthur Bressan’s Passing Strangers. — A music album by Stevan Grossman entitled Caravan Tonight (Mercury SRM 1-702, 1974), reviewed by Julian Bamford. — 2 books reviewed by Salvatore Farinellaz Holy Cow: Parable Poems (Red Hill Press Books, 1973; distributed by Serendipity Books, Berkeley, Calif.) by Robert Peters; and Abyss: A Collection of Poems (San Francisco: Empty Elevator Shaft Press, 1974) by William Barber. — 2 volumes of verse by Harold Norse, reviewed by Robert Peters: Hotel Nirvana (San Francisco: City Lights, 1974) and Karma Circuit (San Francisco: Panjandrum Press, 1974). — 3 volumes of verse by Paul Mariah, reviewed by Charles Shively: Love Poems to an Army Deserter (San Francisco: Empty Elevator Shaft Poetry Press, 1972). — The Spoon Ring (Portland, Me.: Contraband Press, 1974). — Personnae Non Gratae (San Lorenzo, Calif.: Shameless Hussy Press, 1971,73).

— Illustrations: [Photographs] Hemi-Cartier Bresson, Eugene Cook, Rev. William Glenesk, Man Ray, Nick Sheidy, Rink, Douglas E. Dickinson. — David Greene & Friends, a photo essay by David Greene. [Graphics] Gleep, Roger Stearns, Allyn Amundson, Don Bachardy, Jean Cocteau, Lany Rivers, John Button, Harriet Frances, Bruce Reifel (an untitled comic strip), Samuel Reese, Joe Brainard, El Taller Grafico/LNS.

— Letters & news, &c.

C23. GAY SUNSHINE. A Journal of Gay Liberation. No. 23. (Nov./Dec. 1974.) pp. 28. 75¢. Display front with photographs of John Rechy and Lou Harrison. Display back page, a drawing by Hilary. Cover design by James Reed.

— Articles: European Diary, by Gary Alinder. — Gay Male F rigidity, by Gary Jane Hoisington. — Ganymede Raped: Gay Literature — Critic as Censor, by Rictor Norton. - Male Homosexuality and Machismo, by members of the F .L.H. [Homosexual Liberation front of Argentina] and translated from the Spanish by Tanye Vitasche. — Gay Socialist Conference, by David Greene. — Gay Male Workers by Ron DeLuca. — Sexual Condition, by William Burroughs, a revised text of an essay formerly published in The Gay Liberation Book (Ramparts Press, 1973).

— Poetry: Federico Garcia Lorca (Trans. by Stephen Fredman), Michael Shemoff, Ron Schreiber, Ronald Stewart, William Ira Cohen, Ian Young, Adrian Brooks, Richard Tagett, John Giorno, Tom Dlugos, Randy Dunbar, David Chura, Richard Weintraub, John Weiners, Robert Glück, Kenneth Lee, Bill Mitchell, Gavin Dillard, R. Daniel Evans.

— Interviews: John Rechy, interviewed by Winston Leyland. — Lou Harrison, interviewed by Winston Leyland, with the participation of Bill Colvig.

— Reviews: Christopher Larkin’s film A Very Natural Thing reviewed by Lee Atwell. An Anthology of Homosexual Short stories (N Bantam Books, 1974) edited by Stephen Wright, reviewed by Steven Brown. — Blood Dues (published by Knopf, n.p., n. d.) by Dotson Rader, reviewed by Allen Young. - The Persian Boy (n.p.: Pantheon Books, 1972; Bantam books, 1974) by Mary Renault, reviewed by Andy Dvosin. — Mouth of the Dragon Nos. 1 & 2, A Poetry Journal of Male Love (1974), edited by Andrew Bifrost, reviewed by Andy Dvosin. Prairie Fire. The Politics of Revolutionary Anti-Imperialism. (“Political Statement of the Weather Underground Printed Underground Summer 1974”), reviewed by Ron DeLuca.

— Illustrations: [Photographs] R. Michael Kelley, Alejandro Stuart, Diana Church. [Graphics] Michelangelo (The Persian Boy), Gleep, Joe Brainard,

— Letters.

C24. GAY SUNSHINE. A Journal of Gay Liberation. No. 24. (Spring, 1975.) pp. 36. 75¢. Display front page illustration by DeMetrie Kabbaz; display back page consists of four poems by Mutsuo Takahashi, translated by Hiroaki Sato, illustrated with a photograph by Tamotsu Yato reprinted from Young Samurai.

— Articles: Advocate: A Turn to the Right, by Winston Leyland and Don Jackson. — A Faggot Father Speaks Out, by Jack Latham. — The Poetry of Male Love, by Ian Young. — The Great Raid on Mother Clap ’s Molly House, by Rictor Norton. — Buggering Babies as an Act of Revolution, by Charley Shively. - Ass Fucking: Past and Present, by Mitch Walker.

— Poetry: Edgar Austin, Jim Eggeling, Sandro Penna (trans. from the Italian by Ian Young and Marsha Jilly Shakley), Royal Murdoch, Ed Cox, Joseph Hagerty, Edward Field, Adrien Brooks, Kenward Elmslie, Maurice Kenny, John Wieners, Charles-Henri Ford, Ira Cohen, Robert Glück, Chuck Ortleb, Federico Garcia Lorca (trans. from the Spanish by Stephen Fredman).

— Interviews: John Giorno, interviewed by Winston Leyland. — Charles-Henri Ford, interviewed by Ira Cohen and edited by Winston Leyland.

— Reviews: Jack Hazan’s film A Bigger Splash reviewed by Lee Atwell. — A Personal View of Pornography, a review of the magazine Straight to Hell by Andrew Dvosin. — Cool Zebras of Light (n.p., Christopher’s Books, 1974) by Peters, reviewed by Terence Winch. Conundrum (N.Y.: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, n.d.) by Jan Morris, reviewed by Gary Alinder. — Men and Masculinity (Eagle Cliffs, Prentice Hall Inc., 1974) edited by Joseph H. Pleck and Jack Sawyer, reviewed by Gus Medina. — Manroot No. 10 — The Jack Spicer Issue. Late Fall 1974/W inter 1975, reviewed by Winston Leyland.

— Illustrations: [Photographs] Peter Hujar, Gianfranco Mantegna, Les Levine, Daniel Asher, Tina Efron, Ira Cohen, P. Vogt, Charles-Henri Ford. [Graphics] Portrait of Charles-Henri Ford with Book (1937), reproduced a painting by Paval Tchelitchew; Joe Brainard.

— News and letters.

C25. GAY SUNSHINE. A Journal of Gay Liberation. No. 25. (Summer, 1975.) pp. 32. 75¢. Display front page photograph of Taylor Mead by Gerard Malanga; display back page consists of four poems by Will Inman, freddie greenfield [sic], Lou Harrison and Michael Nimzik.

— Articles: Inside S&M, by Ian Young, reprinted from the British gay magazine Quorum. — Cocteau‘s White Paper on Homophobia, by Rictor Norton. — San Francisco Dreams. An Intimate Diary, by Gary Alinder. — The Spectacle, by Lawrence H. Lambnert. The Male in Art Deco [an illustrated essay] by John Hull. — At Home with Joey and Fred, by Konstantin Berlandt. — Death Camps: Remembering the Victims, by W. I. Scobie.

— Poetry: Michael Rumaker, Joseph Hagarty, Victor Borsa, Anne Waldman, Simon Sheppard, R. Daniel Evans, Freddie Greenfield, Michael Shernoff, Ed Cox, Timothy Hamm, William Kushner, Ronald Endersby, Emilio Cubeiro, Andrew Gilbert, John Wieners, David Chura, James Grauerholz.

— Fiction: Ask a Marine, by Daniel Luckenbill.

— Interviews: Taylor Mead, interviewed by John Giorno, with the participation of James W. Grauerholz and Richard Elovich, and edited by Winston Leyland. — Peter Orlovsky, interviewed by Winston Leyland and Charley Shively; transcribed by Ken Jones and edited by Winston Leyland. — Michael L. V. Butler, interviewed by Karen Durkot.

— Reviews: Out of the Whale: Growing up in the American Left (Link Books, n.p., n.d.) by Jonah Raskin, reviewed by Allen Young. — Men ‘s Liberation: A New Definition of Masculinity (N Penguin Books, 1975) by Jack Nichols, reviewed by Ian Young. — The Final Diary (n. p.: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1974) by Ned Rorem, reviewed by Lee Atwell. — Dance is a Contact Sport (N E. P. Dutton, 1974) by Joseph Mazo, reviewed by Graham Jackson. — New Poems and Buddhist Poems (Hoddypoll Press, n.p., n. a’.), both by James Mitchell, reviewed by William Barber. — The Front Runner (n.p.: William Morrow & Co, 1974) by Patricia Nell Warren, reviewed by George Bush.

— Illustrations: [Photographs] Gerard Malanga, Fisher Ross, Steve Lowell, Linda Goldstein. [Graphics] Jean Cocteau (from Le Livre blanc), Joe Brainard, painting of Peter Orlovsky (ca. 1954) by Robert LaVigne, Gene Kri.

— Letters.

C26. GAY SUNSHINE. A Journal of Gay Liberation. Latin American Issue. No. 26/27. (Winter, 1975-76.) pp. 36. $1.00 Display front page drawing by Jose Clemente Orozco; display back page, a new poem by Allen Ginsberg entitled Sweet Boy, Gimme yr Ass.

— Articles: Mexican Gaylife in Historical Perspective, by Clark L. Taylor. — Mexican Gay Oppression, by Bob Figueroa. — Los de Ambiente, by Marc Wald. — Reflections on the Pyramid: A Mexico City Diary, by N. A. Diaman. — Protest, a translation by Earl Galvin of a statement signed by more than 80 intellectuals appearing in the Mexico en la Cultura supplement of the August 1975 issue of Siempre. — Gay Encounters in Guadalajara, by Joseph Michael Carrier, extracted from an unpublished doctoral dissertation. — Guatemalan Diary, by Erskine Lane. — Tinselled Bucks, by Maurice Kenny.

— Poetry: Ernesto Banuelos Enriquez (trans. by Erskine Lane), Maurice Kenny, John W. Rowberry, Ira Cohen, Charles-Hemi Ford, Will Aitken, Will Inman, Erskine Lane, Royal Murdoch, Aaron Shurin, Ian Young, Charley Shively, Mutsuo Takahashi (trans. by Hiroaki Sato), Ron Schreiber, Dennis Cooper, Steven Hutchinson.

— Fiction: A Nervous Breakdown, by Marette Mollet.

— Interviews: Gore Vidal, interviewed by Steve Abbott and Thom Willenbecher. — An interview, by an unnamed person, with Nancy Cardenas, a Mexico City lesbian feminist; translated from the Spanish by Earl Galvin.

— Reviews: Three reviewed by Lee Atwell Jim Sharman’s Rocky Horror Picture Show, Sidney Lumet’s Dog Day Afternoon and David Buckley’s Saturday Night at the Baths. — Angels of the Lyre: A Gay Poetry Anthology (San Francisco: Gay Sunshine Press, 1975) edited by Winston Leyland, reviewed by David Chura. — Two volumes of poetry by Ron Schreiber reviewed by Ken Jones: Living Space (N Hanging Loose, 1973) and Moving to a New Place (Cambridge, Mass.: Alice James Books, 1975). — In Praise of Boys: Moorish Poems from Al-Andalus translated by Erskine Lane (San Francisco: Gay Sunshine Press, 1975), reviewed by George Bush. —Hom0sexuality: Lesbians and Gay Men in Society, History and Literature. A Collection of 54 books and 2 periodicals (N.Y.: Arno Press, 1975), reviewed by Winston Leyland. — Bette Midler (n.p.: Popular Library, 1975) by Robb Baker, reviewed by Andy Dvosin. —Behind the State Capitol: or Cincinnati Pike (Boston: Good Gay Poets, 1975) by John Wieners, reviewed by Charley Shively. Four poetry chapbooks reviewed by Philip Dimitri: Woman on Fire (San Francisco: Rose Deeprose Press, 1975) by Aaron Shurin; Twenty Nineteen Poems and Rosie Emissions (Scarborough, Ont, Canada: Catalyst Press, 1974,75) by Gavin Dillard; The Orange Telephone (Boston: Good Gay Poets, 1975) by Salvatore Farinella.

— Illustrations: [Photographs] Ricardo Regazzoni, Times Square Studio, N.Y., Gertrude Duby Blom. [Graphics] Xochiquetzal (from the Borgia Codex), Ricardo Regazzoni, The Berdache Dance among North American Indians, George Catlin (1796-1872), Gleep.

C27. GAY SUNSHINE. A Journal of Gay Liberation. No. 28. (Spring, 1976.) pp. 28. $1.00. Display front page illustrated with photos of Jonathan Williams with Tom Meyer, and Elaine Nobel; display back page, poems by Will Inman, Gavin Dillard and R. Daniel Evans.

— Articles: The Films of Pasolini, by Lee Atwell. — Journey to the Center of your Anus, by Edward Guthmann. —— Capitalist Manifesto, by Lionel Biron. — Closet Wrecking, by Ian Young.

— Poetry: Jonathan Williams, Tom Meyer, Raymonde Saint Pierre, Aaron Shurin, Pier Paolo Pasolini (trans. by W. J. Scobie), Harold Norse, Tommi Avicolli, Stuart Byron, Jeffrey Beame, John Giorno, Salvatore Farinella, Robert Peters, David Chura, James Kirkup, Dennis Cooper, Kirby Congdon, S. M. Gorman, Ian Young, David Emerson Smith, N. A. Diaman, Alfredo Villanueva.

— Interviews: Jonathan Williams and Tom Meyer, an interview in two pans; (a), by John Browning and (b) by Jack Sharpless. —E1aine Noble, interviewed by Allen Young. — Kirby Congdon, interviewed by Winston Leyland.

— Reviews: Three volumes of verse by Jonathan Williams, reviewed by Charley Shively: An Ear in Bartram’s Tree (N New Directions, 1972), The Loco Logodaedaliost in Situ (N Grossman, 1971) and Blues & Roots/Rue & Bluets/A Garland for the Appalachians (N Grossman, 1971). — After You're Out. Personal Experiences of Gay Men and Lesbian Women (N Link Books, 1975) edited by Karla Jay & Allen Young. reviewed by David Chura. — Male Armour: Selected Plays (n.p.: E. P. Dutton, 1975) by Martin Duberman, reviewed by Andrew Dvosin. — The Homosexual Matrix (N McGraw Hill, 1975) by C. A. Tripp, reviewed by R. Daniel Evans. —Consenting Adults (N.Y.: Doubleday & C0. Inc., 1975) by Laura Z. Hobson, reviewed by David Chura. — Male Homosexuals: Their Problems and Adaptations (n. p.: Oxford Univ. Press/Penguin Books, 1974) by Martin S. Weinberg and Colin J. Williams. — Common-Or-Garden Gods (Ont., Canada: Catalyst Press, 1976.) by Ian Young, reviewed by James Kirkup.

— Illustrations: [Photographs] Guy Mendes, Nicholas Dean, Willard Midgette, Bonnie D. Unsworth. [Graphics] Bill Wanick.

— News and letters.

C28. GAY SUNSHINE. A Journal of Gay Liberation. No. 29/30. (Summer/Fall, 1976.) pp. 36. $1.00. Display front page photograph by David Greene; display back page, two new poems by Allen Ginsberg.

— Articles: Russia's Gay Literature & History (11th-20th centuries), by Simon Karlinsky. Dog Day Afternoon, by John S. Wojtowicz. - Visconti, by Lee Atwell. — Billy, by Pete Dunham. —Sex in Mexican Baths, by Clarke L. Taylor. — Latin American Fiction, by Alfredo Villanueva. — San Diego Report: "Being Flat Chested is no Fun ", by John Jack Baylin.

— Poetry: Sergei Esenin, Mikhail Kuzmin, Sophia Parnok, Vyacheslav Ivanov, Nikolai Klyuev, Edouard Roditi, Erskine Lane, Edward Lacey, William Barber, Rolf Tor Jarlsson, David Emerson Smith, Maurice Kenny, Kenward Elmslie. Charley Shively. Three poems by Constantine Cavafy, trans. by Edmund Keeley & Philip Sherrard (reprinted from C. P. Cavafy, Collected Poems, Princeton Univ. Press). In Praise of Boys: Moorish Poems from al-Andalus (second series), translated by Erskine Lane.

— Interviews: Edouard Roditi, interviewed by Winston Leyland. — Kenward Elmslie, interviewed Winston Leyland.

— Reviews: The Collected Books of Jack Spicer (Los Angeles: Black Sparrow Press, 1975), edited and with a commentary by Robin Blazer, reviewed by Charley Shively. Tropicalism (Calais, Vermont: Z Press, 1975) by Kenward Elmslie, reviewed by Brad Gooch. Naked Angels: The Lives and Literature of the Beat Generation (n.p.: McGraw Hill, 1976) reviewed by Robert Peters. —Mem0irs (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday & C0., 1975) by Tennessee Williams, reviewed Andrew Dvosin. — The Poet as Ice-Skater (South San Francisco: Manroot Books, 1975) by Bob Peters, reviewed by J. D. Butkie. — 3 books reviewed by Winston Leyland: Oscar Wilde, A Biography (N.Y.: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1975) by H. Montgomery Hyde; The Unrecorded of Oscar Wilde (London & N.Y.: W. H. Allen, 1972) by Rupert Croft-Cook; Oscar Wilde (N.Y.: Viking Press, 1973) by Martin Fido. — 5 books reviewed by David Chura: Poems of C. P. Cavafy, translated by Edmund Keeley & Philip Sherrard (Princeton, .1 Princeton Univ. Press, 1975); I ’ll Get there. It Better be Worth the Trip (N.Y.: Dell, 1975) by John Donovan; Sticks and Stones (N.Y.: Dell, 1975) by Lynn Hall; The Man Without a Face (N.Y.: Bantam, 1975) by Isabelle Holland; The Rights of Gay People. The Basic ACLU Guide to a Gay Person ‘s Rights (N.Y.: Sunrise Books/E. P. Dutton, 1975) Carrington Boggan, Marilyn G. Charles Lister and John P. Rupp.

— Illustrations: [Photograph] David Greene. [Graphics] Leon Bakst (a watercolour of Zinaida Gippius), Bill Warrick.

C29. GAY SUNSHINE. A Journal of Gay Liberation. No. 31. (Winter 1976.) pp. 32. $1.00. Display front page illustrated with a drawing signed S. Eda, reprinted from Bai Azoku; display back page consists of advertisements for 5 Gay Sunshine Press publications.

— Articles: The Gay Mishima, by Jacob Stockinger. — Claus von Stauffenberg and the Stefan George Circle, by Ian Young. -Visionary Love: The Magickal Gay Spirit Power, by Mitch Walker. —Russia’s Gay Literature. Part II: Controversy, an open letter by John Lauritsen and David Thorstad critical of Simon Karlinsky’s article in issue 29/30 of Gay Sunshine, together with Karlinsky’s reply. —Tennessee Williams Writes, an open letter from Williams in reply to the review of his volume of Memoirs by Andrew Dvosin in issue 29/30 of Gay Sunshine.

— Poetry: Mutsuo Takahashi, trans. by Hiroaki Sato, Keizo Aizawa, trans. by Hiroaki Sato, Ian Young, Edgar Austin, Will Inman, Jeff Wietor, Robert F. Roirdan, Tom Kennedy, Pier Paolo Pasolini, trans. by W. I. Scobie, John Herzstam, Joseph Owens, Felice Picano, Robert Peters, Rafe Chase, Tristan B. Apollo, trans. from the Hebrew by Ruth O. Coppersmith. Robert Sellman, James Kirkup, Maurice Kenny, Jim Eggeling, Erskine Lane, Will Inman. Latin American Poets, trans. by Erskine Lane: Luis Cernuda, Porfirio Barba-Jacob, Xavier Villarrutia, Dario Galicia.

— Fiction: The Last Haircut (Maybe), by Stanley Rutherford.

— Interview: Mutsuo Takahashi, interviewed by Keizo Aizawa and translated by Hiroaki Sato.

— Reviews: Poems of a Penisist (Chicago: Chicago Review Press, [l975]) by Matsuo Takahashi, reviewed by Will Inman. — The Night Sun (San Francisco: Gay Sunshine Press, 1976) by Aaron Shurin, reviewed by Charley Shively. Within the Rose (San Francisco: Panjandrum Press, n.d.) by Hunce Voelcker, reviewed by Will Inman. — 3 books reviewed by Rudy Kikel: First Blues: Rags, Ballads & Harmonium Songs 1971-74 (Full Court Press, n.d., n.p.) by Allen Ginsberg; I Remember (no publication details supplied) by Joe Brainard; Collected Poems (no publication details supplied) by Edwin Denby.

— Illustrations: [Photographs] Hajime Sawatari, Tamotsu Yato, Kishin Shinoyama. [Graphics] Manuel Alberto Gomez, Frank Holbrook, and five illustrations reprinted from Bai Azoku, a Japanese gay periodical.

C30. GAY SUNSHINE. A Journal of Gay Liberation. No. 32. (Spring 1977.) pp. 28. $1.00. Display front page illustrated with a drawing by Edward Aulerich; display back page carries 3 poems by Gennady Trifonov, translated by Simon Karlinsky.

— Articles: Arab Civilization & Male Love by Marc Daniel, reprinted from Arcadie nos. 253-5, 257-9, 261,3, 266,7 (Paris, 1975-76) and translated by Winston Leyland. — U.S. Gay Fiction: Historical Overview, by Roger Austen. — Coming Out in Print, by Ian Young. — Brazil, a half-page of material on Brazilian gay life, “sent to Gay Sunshine by a gay brother in Rio de Janeiro, who has asked to remain anonymous due to the fascistic political oppression in his country.”

— Poetry: Cooper, Ron Schreiber, Felice Picano, Robert Glück, Neeli Cherkovski, Royal Murdoch, Charles-Henri Ford, Peter Strick, Rene Washington, Oswell Blakestone, Robert F. Riordan, Tommi Avicolli, Abdul Hasan Yafar, trans. by Erskine Lane, Ahmad ibn Zaydun al Majzumi, trans. by Erskine Lane, Jim Eggeling, F. D. Blanton, David Emerson Smith, Maurice Kenny, Ian Young, Stephen Abbot, Will Inman.

— Interview: Martin Duberman, interviewed by George Whitmore.

— Reviews: Orgasms of Light: The Gay Sunshine Anthology (San Francisco: Gay Sunshine Press, [1977]) edited by Winston Leyland, reviewed by Rudy Kikel. — Gay American History: Lesbians and Gay Men in the U.S.A. (Thomas Y. Crowell, n.p., n. d.) by Jonathan Katz, reviewed by Jacob Stockinger. — Amusement Business and the Some (Boston, Mas.: Good Gay Poets, 1976) by Freddie Greenfield, reviewed by Rudy Kikel. — The Sexual Labyrinth of Nikolai Gogol (n.p., Harvard University Press, 1976) by Simon Karlinsky, reviewed by Alfred Corn.

— Illustrations: [Photographs] Baron von Gloeden, Bill Bland.

C31. GAY SUNSHINE. A Journal of Gay Liberation. Special Double Issue. No. 33/34. (Summer/Fall 1977.) pp. 40. $1.50. Display front page illustrated with 2 drawings by Edward Aulerich, of Tennessee William and Robin Maugham; display back page carries a new poem by Allen Ginsberg, entitled I Lay Love on my Knee.

— Articles: Shotgun Parade: A Personal Account of the Spontaneous March and Rally for Gay Rights June 7, I 97 7 San Francisco, by Frank Hoffman. — Hubert Fichte Mein Lesebuch, an analysis by Richard Mills of a play written by Hubert Fichte in collaboration with Hans Eppendorfer. — The Razor Blade & the Hermaphrodite by Hubert Fichte, a text extracted from Xango. Die afioamerikanischen Religionen. Bahia, Haiti, Trinidad by Leonore Mau (Frankfurt-am-Maine: S. Fischer Verlag, 1976) and translated by Richard Mills. — Buga Views of Normal Mexican Homosexuality, by Clark L. Taylor. Jr. — Human Rights, Gay Liberation and Socialism, by Allen Young. — John Le Gay Brereton: an early Australian gay Poet, by Martin Smith.

— Poetry: Robert F. Riordan, John S. Selby, Richard Ronan, Jim Everhard, Will Inman, Antler, Alan Atkinson, Ian Young, Aaron Shurin, Martin Palmer, Robert David Bergman, Jack Veasey, Dennis Cooper, Felice Picarno, Raymonde Saint Pierre.

— Fiction: A Love Trilogy, by John Jack Baylin. — Five Short Stories (Fire Island), by Rolf Tor Jarlsson. — A Night of Love, by Edouard Roditi. — “page from a porno novel I wrote at sixteen”, by Mike Robarts.

— Interviews: Tennessee Williams, interviewed by George Whitmore. — Robin Maugham, interviewed by Peter Burton.

— Reviews: Homosexuals in History: Ambivalence in Society, Literature and the Arts (n.p.: Macmillan, 1977) by A. L. Rowse, reviewed by Jacob Stockinger. — Falconer (n. p.: Knopf, 1977) by John Cheever, reviewed by Robert K. Martin. Carnivorous Saint: Gay Poems 1941-76 (San Francisco: Gay Sunshine Press, 1977) by Harold Norse, reviewed by Charley Shively. Loving Someone Gay (n. p.: Celestial Arts, 1972) by Don Clark, reviewed by Mitch Walker. — The Sexual Outlaw (N Grove Press, 1977) by John Rechy, reviewed by Stanley Rutherford. — Waking (San Francisco: Gay Sunshine Press, 1977) by Ed Cox, reviewed by Rudy Kikel.

— Illustrations: [Photographs] Sam Shaw, Efren Ramirez, Herve le Goff, Lenore Mau, Peter Burton, Peter Madok, Cole Lesley, John Jack Baylin. [Graphics] Black and white reproductions of 3 pastels by Luis Caballero, with a short appreciation of his work by Edouard Roditi. — Manuel Gomez, Kabbaz, Ian McGee.

C32. GAY SUNSHINE. A Journal of Gay Liberation. No. 35. (Winter [1977/] 1978.) pp. 32. $1.50. Display front page illustrated with a montage of drawings of Jean Genet by Edward Aulerich; display back page carries 3 poems, by Charles-Henri Ford, Dan Fee and Barney Bush. Publication of this issue was made possible in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

— Articles: The Gay Frank O'Hara, by Rudy Kikel. — Bloomsbury: A Gay Perspective, by David Chura. — The Cinema of Camp, by Jack Babuscio, a revised and expanded text of an essay entitled Camp and the Gay Sensibility originally included in Gays in Film (London: British Film Institute, 1977). — Criticizing the Critics, by Robert K. Martin. — The Naked Torchbearer [an essay on Ralph Nicholas Chubb], by Enrico Donati. — An untitled, and hitherto unpublished, autobiographical piece by Gavin Arthur recounting a homosexual experience with Edward Carpenter (1844-1929).

— Poetry: Jim Everhard, Felice Picano, Richard Ronan, Adrian Ravarour, Carl Cook, Martin Palmer, Will Aitken, Robert Baber, Pieter Van Vliet, Dennis Kelly, Raymonde Sainte Pierre, David Sunseri, Salvatore Farinella, Mede, Robert Riordan, Michael Guillen, Steve Abbot, Ira Cohen, Robert Sellman, Douglas Messerli, David Bergman. A double-page spread of translations by Stephen Foster, from the following poets and sources: Fei-cheng, Hou Chu (last emperor of Ch’en, reigned 582-589). — Antonio Beccadelli (1394-1471). — Hilarius of England (12th cent.). — Lionel Johnson (from Lionellus Poeta). — Nemesianus. — Theognis of Megara. — Pacifico Massimo of Ascoli (15th cent.). — Giovanni della Casa, Archbishop of Benevento (1503-1556). — Battista Spagnuoli, called il Mantovano (1447-1516). — The Greek Anthology.

— Interview: Jean Genet, interviewed by Hubert Fichte. Published originally in the magazines Die Zeit and Him/Applaus, the interview was translated from the French by Richard Mills, Kristiane Zappel and Rhodes Barrett.

— Illustrations: 3 pages reproduced from books by Ralph Nicholas Chubb.

C33. GAY SUNSHINE. A Journal of Gay Liberation. No. 36/37. (Spring/Summer 1978.) pp. 28. $1.50. Display front page illustrated with an uncredited photograph of actors Larry Pelligrini and George Muckle taken during a performance of George Birimisa’s play Pogey Bait; display back page carries 2 poems by Robert Glück, entitled Pasolini and Little Mystery Poem. Publication of this issue was made possible in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

— Articles: The Elements of Gay Theatre, by Richard Hall. — The New Censorship and Repression, by John Rechy, an account of the difficulties encountered in the promotion and marketing of Rechy’s book The Sexual Outlaw.

— Poetry: Kelly, E. A. Lacey, Stephen J. Herman, Ronald Lazard, Richard Ronan, Mark Moody, George Whitmore, David Emerson Smith, Tommi Avicolli, Walt Curtis, Jim Everhard. Alexander Pushkin, translated and with an accompanying note by Valery Pereleshin. — Poems for F, 22 poems by Edouard Roditi, with an introductory note by the author.

— Fiction: A Kind of Fulfillment, by Don Ronk.

— Interviews: Robert Peters, interviewed by Don Mark.

— Reviews: Gay Sunshine Interviews, vol. 1 (San Francisco: Gay Sunshine Press, 1978) edited by Winston Leyland, reviewed by Jacob Stockinger. Game Texts: A Guatemalan Journal (San Francisco: Gay Sunshine Press, 1978) by Erskine Lane, reviewed by Will Inman. — The Gay Academic (Palm Springs, Calif.: &c. Publications, n. d.) edited by Louie Crew, reviewed by Robert K. Martin. — Thieves to Flesh (Dorchester, Mass.: Manifest Destiny, n.d.) by Salvatore Farinella, reviewed by Rudy Kikel. — Four books by Robert Peters reviewed by Charley Shively: The Gift to be Simple. A Garland for Ann Lee (n.p.: Liveright, 1975). — The Poet as Ice-Skater ([S0uth San Francisco:] ManRoot Books, 1975). —Gauguin’s Chair, Selected Poems, 1967- 74 (Trumansburg, N.Y.: The Crossing Press, n.d.). Hawthorne, Poems Adapted the American Notebooks (Fairfax, Calif.: Red Hill Press, n.d.).

— Illustrations: [Photographs] Max Yeh, Kotaro Masuda, Steven Lafet, Erskine Lane. [Graphics] Sebastian Hwa, Wayne Douglas Quinn.

C34. GAY SUNSHINE. A Journal of Gay Liberation. Special Issue: Brazil. No. 38/39. (Winter [1978/]l979.) pp. 28. $1.50. Display front page illustrated with a photograph by Alair Gomes of a participant in Rio de Janeiro Carnival; display back page carries a poem by Randy Conner, entitled Gabriel, illustrated with a drawing by Trent Edward.

— Articles: The Entendidos: Middle Class Gay Life in Sao Paulo, by Frederick L. Whitam. — Homosexuality and the Inquisition in Brazil I591-92, By Stephen W. Foster. — In Quest of Klaus Mann, by Richard Hall. — A Personal Reminiscence [of Klaus Mann] by Richard Plant. — The Case of Gennady Trifonov, an appreciation of Trifonov’s poetry by David Dar with an unsigned introductory note. — Boy-Love in the Far East, by Jameson Donald. — Sodomy among Native American Peoples, by Antonio Requena, originally published in the Venezuelan journal Acta Venezolana (Vol. 1, No. 1, 1945), and translated into English by Erskine Lane.

— Poetry: Franklin Jorge (trans. by Erskine Lane), Dennis Kelly, Rolf Tor Jarlsson, Felice Picano, Eric Allyn. — A Letter from the Argentine Gay Liberation Front to a North American, a few Poems by Alejandra Pizarnik, and a biographical note, the poems translated by Erskine Lane. — The Love that Dares to Speak Its Name, by James Kirkup, the text of the poem that resulted in the English periodical Gay News being prosecuted for blasphemy.

— Fiction: A Remembrance, by Rolf Tor Jarlsson. Das Blassrote Dreieck, by Leigh W. Rutledge. [Except where indicated, the following stories, published originally in the Portuguese language, were translated by Erskine Lane:] Eloina’s Letter and Testimony, an extract from the novel A Republica dos Assissinos (1976) by Aguialdo Silva. — Silicone Wedding, by Darcy Penteado, extracted from the author’s collection of tales Crescilda e os Espartanos (1977). — Fable, by Gasparino Damata, extracted from the author’s collection Os Solteiroes (1976). – Isn’t This Neat? It's Swiss, by Edilberto Coutinho, translated by author. — Portraits, by Caio Fernando Abreu. — The Onanist, by Joao Silverio Trevisan.

— Reviews: L ’Amour Bleu (N Rizzoli Publications, 1978) by Cecile Beurdley, reviewed by Winston Leyland. With Downcast Gays. Aspects of Homosexual Self-Oppression (n. p.: Pink Triangle Press, 1977) by Andrew Hodges and David Hutter, reviewed by James Eilers. - False Clues (n.p., n.d.: Calamus Books) by Ron Schreiber, reviewed by R. Daniel Evans. — Six books reviewed by Scott Jones: Dutch & German Translations: Literature from the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century Gay Movement (Century City, Calif: Typographics, n. d.) translated by Michael A. Lombardi. — Like a Brother, Like a Lover: Male Homosexuality in the American Novel and Theatre from Herman Melville to James Baldwin (n. p.: Anchor Press, 1978) by Georges-Michel Sarotte, trans. by Richard Miller. — Ed Dean is Queer (n. p.: Persona Press, 1978) by N. A. Diaman. — The Faggots & their Friends between Revolutions (n.p.: Calamus Press, 1977) by Larry Mitchell, with drawings by Ned Asta. — Dancer from the Dance, (n. p.: William Morrow & C0. Inc., 1978) by Andrew Holleran. — The Gay Health Guide (n.p.: Little, Brown & Co., 1978) by Robert L. Rowan, M.D. and Paul J. Gilette, Ph.D.

— Illustrations: [Photographs] Erika Mann. Carnival in Rio, a Photo Essay by Alair Gomes, comprising 13 studies by this well known Brazilian photographer. [Graphics] Dennis Kelly, Trent Edward.

C35. GAY SUNSHINE. A Journal of Gay Liberation. No. 40/41. (Summer/Fall 1979.) pp. 40. $2.00. Display front page illustrated with a reproduction of a watercolor by Nuki [Daniel Millsaps]: display back page carries a poem by Aaron Shurin, entitled Return to Delphi.

— Articles: Tender Mornings: Progress of a Faggot Father, by Jack Purdon Latham. — Prison Sex at Age 16, by Dalton Lloyd Williams. — Latin America: Myths and Realities, by E. A. Lacey, an extended piece, in part essay and in part a review of Now the Volcano: An Anthology of Latin American Gay Literature (San Francisco: Gay Sunshine Press, 1979), edited by Winston Leyland.

— Poetry: Robert D. Zmuda, R. Daniel Evans, Krag Rjirdal, Gennady Trifonov (trans. from the Russian by Simon Karlinsky), James Everhard, Stephen St. James, Darryl Golden, Charley Shively, Ralph Pomeroy, Peter Barrett, Jerah Chadwick, Leonardo de Arrizabalaga y Prado, Antler.

— Interviews: Robert Duncan, interviewed by Aaron Shurin and Steve Abbott.

— Reviews: Witchcraft and the Gay Counterculture (Boston, Mass.: FagRag Books, 1978) by Arthur Evans, reviewed by Will Inman. — Flowers (Ithaca, N.Y.: Calamus Books, 1978) by Richard Ronan, reviewed by E. A. Lacey. Heart’s Witness. The Sufi Quatrains of Awhaduddin Kirmani (Tehran, 1978) transl. by Bernd Manuel Weischer & Peter Lamborn Wilson, reviewed by Winston Leyland. — This Light Will Spread: Selected Poems 1960-1975 (South San Francisco: ManRoot Books, 1978) by Paul Mariah, reviewed by Steve Abbott; — Faggots (N.Y.: Random House, 1978) by Larry Kramer, reviewed by Larry Puchall. — Wrecked Hearts (San Francisco: Dancing Rock Press, n. d.) by Steve Abbott, reviewed by R. Daniel Evans. — New Age Politics, Healing Self and Society; the emerging new alternative to Marxism and Liberalism (West Vancouver, B.C.: Whitecap Books, 1978) by Mark Satin, reviewed by Mitch Walker. —Two books reviewed by Arthur William Rudolph: Greek Homosexuality (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1978) by Sir Kenneth J. Dover; and A Lover’s Cock (San Francisco: Gay Sunshine Press, 1979) by Arthur Rimbaud and Paul Verlaine. — Two books reviewed by Charley Shively: Chicken (San Francisco: Gay Sunshine Press, 1979) by Dennis Kelly; and Clean Asshole Poems & Smiling Vegetable Songs (San Francisco: City Lights, 1978) by Peter Orlovsky. Six novels reviewed by Scott Jones: Special Teacher/Special Boys (n.p. St. Martin’s Press, 1979) by Pete Fisher and Marc Rubin. — Ron (n.p.: Arbor House, 1979) by Carl Titkin. — Nocturnes for the King of Naples (n.p. St. Martin’s Press, 1978) by Edmund White. — David at Olivet (n.p. St. Ma1tin’s Press, 1979) by Wallace Hamilton. —Among the Carnivores (n.p.: Ashley Books, 1979) by Daniel Curzon. — N0 More into the Garden (n.p.: Doubleday, 1978) by David Watmough.

— Illustrations: [Photographs] Harry Redl, Floyd Robbins, Rachel Homer, Oscar Monsalve. [Graphics] Dennis Kelly, Samuel Reese, Nuki [Daniel Millsaps], Borg, Miguel Angel Rojas.

C36. GAY SUNSHINE. A Journal of Gay Liberation. No. 42/43. (l980.) pp. 32. Display front cover illustrated with a drawing by Manuel; display back page carries 3 poems by Robert Peters, entitled Dillinger in Wisconsin, Night Visitor and Song for Dillinger.

— Articles: The Right to Joy, by Will Inman. — Charles Warren Stoddard: Gay Idylls of the South Seas, by Roger Austen. — The Work of Kirby Congdon, by Rudy Kikel. — Gay Life in Lima, by Manuel Arboleda G. — A Matter of Honor: Hans Bluher and Magnus Hirschfeld, by Richard Mills, pt. l of a two-part series on the German youth movement, the Wandervogel; pt. 2 appears in Gay Sunshine no. 44/45.

— Poetry: Dinos Christianopoulos (trans. from the Greek by Kimon Friar), Jeffrey Srdich, Tom Felt, Eschi Rehm, Manfred Semmelbauer, Klaus Sigl, Dennis Sinclair Miles, Jorgen Christian Hansen, Will Inman, Di’bil ibn’Ali (765-860 A.D., trans. by Stephen W. Foster), Kenneth Pobo, Raymonde Saint-Pierre, Dermis Kelly, A. Ravarour, Kim Beavers, Rolf Tor Jarlsson, Keith Jones.

— Fiction: Two stories by Charles Warren Stoddard, extracted from his collection South Sea Idylls (Boston, 1873): Chumming with a Savage and Joe of Lahaina. — Timothy in the Hay, by Lyle Glazier. — Gayfaring, by Eric Sklepowich.

— Interviews: Roger Peyrefitte, interviewed by Dr. D. W. Gunn. — Homosexuality in the Spanish Generation of 1927; Jaime Gil de Biedma in conversation with Bruce Swansey and Jose Ramon Enriquez.

— Reviews: The Potency Clinic (N.Y.: Bleecker Street Press, 1979) by Bruce Elliott, reviewed by Robert Peters. — Later: Poems 1973-1978 (Ontario, Canada: Catalyst Press, n.d.) by Edward Lacey, reviewed by Richard Ronan. — 2 books reviewed by David Chura: E. M. Forster: A Life (N Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1978) by P. N. Furbank and Christopher Isherwood: A Critical Biography (N Oxford University Press, 1979) by Brian Finney. 3 books reviewed by Steve Abbott: Elite/Elate Poems: Selected Poems 1971-75 (n.p.: Jargon Society, 1979) by Jonathan Williams; Uranian Roses (Ontario, Canada: Catalyst Press, 1977) by Tom Meyer; Staves Calends Legends (n.p. Jargon Society, 1979) by Thomas Meyer. — 6 books reviewed by Larry Puchall: Gay Plays: The First Collection (n.p.: Avon Books, 1979) edited by William M. Hoffman; Homosexual Acts (n.p.: Inter-Action Imprint, 1975) edited by Ed Berman; Two Plays by Doric Wilson: A Perfect Relationship and The West Street Gang (n.p.: Sea Horse Press, 1979); The Shadow Box (n.p.: Avon Books, 1977) by Michael Christopher; Oscar Remembered (Toronto, Canada: Personal Library, n.d.) by Maxim Mazumdar; Joe Orton: The Complete Plays Grove Press, 1976).

— Illustrations: [Photographs] Jean Louvel, Roy Dean (from A World of Nudes). [Graphics] Joe Brainard, Jose Lima, Pfeiffer.

C37. GAY SUNSHINE. 1970-1980. 10th Anniversary Issue. No. 44/45. ( 1980.) Published in two parts, totaling pp. 56: pt. 1, pp. l-24; pt 2, pp. 25-56. Display front page is illustrated with an unsigned color drawing of a face surrounded by ?ame-like sunrays; display back page is illustrated with a monochrome photograph from the black male model agency Sierra Domino of San Francisco.

— Gay Sunshine ’s 10th Anniversary: Our Friends Letters of Congratulations, preceded by an Editorial by Winston Leyland giving a brief history of Gay Sunshine. Letters from the following were printed: Will Inman, Royal Murdoch, Robin Maugham, Peter Burton, Peter Orlovsky, Allen Ginsberg, David Chura, E. A. Lacey, Robert Peters, Charley Shively, Ned Rorem, Samuel M. Steward, Rudy Kikel, Kirby Congdon, John Dolan, Simon Karlinsky, Rick Paul, Lou Harrison & Bill Colvig, Steve Abbott, Roger Austin, Nuki [Daniel Millsaps], Brad Mulroy, Richard Mills, Richard Hall, Richard Ronan, Dennis Kelly, Raymonde Saint-Pierre.

— Articles: Lines for Brian, by Leo Dreu. — I Visit Tom a Week after Valentine's Day, by Walt Curtis. — After Whitman and Auden: Gay Male Sensibility in Poetry since 1945, by Rudy Kikel. Man of Youth: Wilhelm Jansen and the German Wandervogel Movement, by Richard Mills.

— Poetry: Kirby Congdon, Jean Genet (trans. by Steven Finch), Hushang Merchant, Allen Ginsberg, Dennis Kelly, Jerah Chadwick, Dennis Sinclair Miles, Oswell Blakeston, Dan Fee, Will Inman, Robert Peters, John Wieners, John. T. Kellnhauser, James Broughton, Mikhail Kuzmin (trans. by Jeffrey Lilly), Robert Peters, David Chura, Dennis Cooper, Felice Picano, Charley Shively. Contributions from the following Latin American poets were all translated by E. A. Lacey: Jose Ramon Enriquez, Ernesto Banuelos Enriquez, Antonio Botto, Cassiano Nunes.

— Fiction: First Communion, by Joseph Torchia. — Wife and Kids, by Frank Chapman. — Eyes I Dare Not Meet in Dreams by Jose Joaquin Blanco, translated by E. A. Lacey. Two pieces by Malcolm Boyd: Gay Prayers and Gay Lovers.

— Interviews: Harry Britt, interviewed by Winston Leyland. — Malcolm Boyd, interviewed by Edward Curtin. James Broughton, interviewed by Robert Peters. A

— Reviews: Straight Hearts Delight (San Francisco: Gay Sunshine Press, 1980) by Allen Ginsberg and Peter Orlovsky, reviewed by Charley Shively. Only as Far as Brooklyn (Boston, Mass.: Good Gay Poets, n.d.) by Maurice Kenny, reviewed by Steve Abbot. —Buddha’s Kisses and Other Poems (San Francisco: Gay Sunshine Press, 1980) by Richard Ronan, reviewed by Rudy Kikel.

— Illustrations: [Photographs] Steven Lafer, Revolt, Sierra Domino, Richard Avedon, R. J. Witherspoon, Robert Del Tredici, Sally Dixon, and the Archiv der deutschen Jugendbewegung of Witzenhausen, West Germany. [Graphics] Frank Holbrook, Joe Brainard, Bill Rancitelli, J. A. Fuoco, Jose Clemente Orozco.

C38. GAY SUNSHINE. A Journal of Gay Liberation. No. 46. (Winter 1981-82.) pp. 16. Display front cover illustrated with a drawing by Ross Paxton that incorporates a haiku by Richard Witherspoon; ‘display back page comprises an advertisement for a selection of Gay Sunshine Press books.

Note: This is the final number of Gay Sunshine in tabloid newspaper format. Issue no. 47 was published as a quality paperback, and will be found described at entry no. 26 in the first part of this bibliography. The final newspaper issue and the paperback were distributed to subscribers together, although they were sold separately in the bookstores.

— Articles: The Cult of the Returned Apollo: Walter Pater’s “Renaissance” and "Imaginary Portraits," by Robert Peters. — Royal Murdoch (1898-1981), an in piece by Winston Leyland. — In Memoriam: Robin Maugham 1916-1981, by Peter Burton.

— Poetry: Richard Livermore, Ira Cohen, Cal Yeomans, Royal Murdoch, Richard Witherspoon.

— Interview: Five gay workers in the service industries interviewed by John Robinson and Lauren Jeunesse.

— Reviews: Adonis Garcia: A Picaresque Novel (San Francisco: Gay Sunshine Press, 1981) by Luis Zapata, reviewed by Clark L. Taylor, Ph.D. — Maugham (N.Y.: Simon & Schuster, 1980) by Ted Morgan, reviewed by Peter Burton. — Look back in Joy, Celebration of Gay Lovers (San Francisco: Gay Sunshine Press, 1981) by Malcolm Boyd, reviewed by Will Inman. — Size Queen and Other Poems (San Francisco: Gay Sunshine Press, 1981) by Dennis Kelly, reviewed by John Selby. Two books reviewed by Charley Shively: Treasures of the Night, The Collected Poems of Jean Genet (San Francisco: Gay Sunshine Press, 1981) and The Boston Sex Scandal (Boston, Mass.: Glad Day Books, 1980) by Mitzel. — Three books reviewed by Tim Lewis: Cities of the Red Night (N Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1981) by William Burroughs. — Meat: How Men Look, Act, Walk, Talk. Dress, Undress, Taste & Smell. True Homosexual Experiences from S. TH. and Flesh: True Homosexual Experiences SJZH. vol. 2 (both published at San Francisco by Gay Sunshine Press, 1981,2). — Three books reviewed by Rudy Kikel: Giving Up the Ghost (San Francisco: Rose Deeprose Press, n.d.) by Robert Duncan. — Tiresias Great Slave Lake Suite (Santa Monica, CA.: Momentum Press, n.d.) by Leland Hickman. — Queer Poet Lives: Poems 1973-1978 (South San Francisco: Manroot, n.d.) by David Emerson Smith.

— Graphics: Aubrey Beardsley, Ross Paxton.

C39. PEOPLE ’S GAY SUNSHINE. A Newspaper of Gay Males. [No. 1; Fall 1971.] pp. 20. 25¢ in the Bay Area, 35¢ elsewhere. Frontcover illustrated with a photograph of, and a quote by, James Baldwin [misspelled ‘Balwin’]. Backcover comprises an open letter to Tennessee Williams from Mike Silverstein, illustrated with a photograph of Williams.

— Articles: The Lavendering of Amerika, by Dave Reinhart. — Working for the Man [unsigned]. — Sending People Away, by Tom Brougham. — Random Notes For Gay Males, by Bob Miller. — On ‘Christian Homophile Sexism, “an Open Letter To The Congregation, The Board of Directors, The Board of Deacons and The Pastor of Metropolitan Community Church of San Francisco,” from Bishop Michael-Francis Itkin, C.L.C. Member: Metropolitan Community Church of San Francisco Abbot: Community of the Love of Christ. — [untitled, unsigned and apparently unfinished] Spray Painting, a reprint of an illustrated, hand-written polemic on radical spray-painting from the Lesbian journal Rat. — Is Socialism the Answer? by Mark Zucker. - May Day was Male Day, by Varda One (reprinted from Everywoman). — The Only Solution, Jack, is Gay Revolution [unsigned; “This article is one person’s attempt to express a consensus of a discussion with the People’s Gay Sunshine Collective on the value of contingency politics.”] — Gay Oppressions: A Radical Christian Analysis & Alternative, signed “Gay Liberation Front/Chicago and Third World Gay Revolution/Chicago.” - New Boy in Town, by David Ziff. Extensive quotations throughout the paper from the following works by Edward Carpenter: Towards Democracy. Towards Industrial Freedom. — My Days and Dreams. — Homogenic Love. — Quotes concerning Edward Carpenter from Mrs. Charles Holden [extract from a letter, undated, to Clara Barrus], from J. Ramsey); MacDonald [extracted from Edward Carpenter in Appreciation, ed. by Gilbert Beith, 1931] and from G. Lowes Dickinson.

— Poetry: A. E. Hausman. — Allen Ginsberg. — Edward Carpenter. — Mark Zucker. — Joe Hill. — Paul Mariah. - News, recipes, addresses of other radical groups, hotlines, &c.

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Series 8:  Appendix D: Leyland Publications index 1993-2004 

This section contains books published by Leyland Publications, 1993-2004, but not indexed. Book descriptions have either been pulled from text posted on Winston Leyland's Gay Sunshine Press/Leyland Publications Web site or, as with the Meatmen series, transcribed from the book's table of contents.

D1. Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, volume 15, Winston Leyland editor. 1993. Includes: Out of the Blue by Stephen Lowther; Cryogenics, part 2 by Farraday; Dimension X by John Blackburn; Time Corridor by "Osze"; Subspace Hillbillies by Stephen Clarke; The Nine Billion Name of Penis by Kurt Erichsen; Voyage of the Space Jocks by "Mike"; Jayson Becomes a Man by Jeffrey A. Krell; seven cartoons by Gerard Donelan; Rocket Riders by Greg Garcia; and Space Adventures of Nick and Seth by Joven.

D2. High Camp: A Gay Guide to Cult Films, volume 1, by Paul Roen. 1994. $15.95 paperback (0-943595-42-8), 256 pp [Vol. 1]. $25.00 hardcover (0-943595-45-2) [Vol. 1]. Volumes 1 and 2 of High Camp are each complete guides to camp/cult films of gay interest from the classic period to the present day. Each is illustrated with 30+ photos of the stars: Steve Reeves, Carmen Miranda, Bette Davis, Tab Hunter, Rock Hudson, Judy Garland, Mae West, Sabu, Troy Donahue, Joan Crawford, Divine ... many more.

D3. Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, volume 16, Winston Leyland editor. 1994. Includes: Buttholetown Tales by "Osze"; The Prisoners of Lazareth (Based on a story by Gregory L. Norris) by Jon Macy; twelve cartoons by Gerard Donelan; Heavy Load by "Joe"; Indian Spirit, Indian Giver by Farraday; Murphy's Manor by Kurt Erichsen; Jonny Shadow Alley Angel by John Blackburn; Jack Masters Private Dick by Joven; Rapid Shooters by "Sean"; Jayson's Dram Man by Jeffrey A. Krell; Broc of the Stone Age by "Mike"; and three cartoons and Big Sig by "The Hun."

D4. Rock on the Wild Side: Gay Male Images in Popular Music of the Rock Era by Wayne Studer. 1994. $15.95 paperback (0-943595-46-0), 288 pp.What #1 hit by Elvis Presley contained a blatant suggestion of male-male sex--way back in 1957? Which Beatles songs allude to homosexuality? Can you name two Top 20 hits about drag queens? What smash from 1974 has been called "the greatest gay love song ever written?" Which popular rock songs are tainted by homophobia? Which country songs refer to gay people? And who are some of the openly gay performers who've succeeded in the world of rock music? The answers to these and countless other fascinating questions can be found in Rock on the Wild Side, an entertaining and informative look at more than 200 songs of the "Rock Era" that describe gay men or express various attitude about gayness. Your record, tape or CD collection may never sound quite the same again. Illustrated with more than two dozen photos of such stars/groups as Boy George, David Bowie, Elton John, Kinks, Kitchens of Distinction, Johnny Mathis, Queen, Lou Reed, Tom Robinson, Romanovsky & Phillips, Rupaul, Village People, Tom Wilson Weinberg, Flirtations, Pet Shop Boys...

D5. Ghost Kisses: Gothic Gay Romance Stories by Gregory L. Norris. 1995. $14.95 paperback (0-943595-52-5), 160 pp. A marvelous book including eleven tales of love, romance, Gothic mystery. "That was when he took me by the arms and pulled me into a strong embrace. I didn't fight it, wouldn't have wanted to had I the choice. His lips blessed me with the taste of a reverent kiss. His scent, a mixture of pine and clean masculine skin, washed over me with a hypnotic, spell-like effect. Everything before that moment vanished in an all consuming desire to kiss the Woodsman. I felt his touch, sensed one big, warm palm over my body -- first my chest, where he toyed and gently caressed, then lower, circling my back, cupping my buttocks firmly, forcing me even closer to him. There, so merged together, my rising erection pulsed against something steely, an icy-hot column that pulsed and grew with the imagined eternity of our kiss." --excerpt from story "The Woodsman" in Ghost Kisses

D6. The Kiss of the Whip: Explorations in SM by Jim Prezwalski. 1995. $15.95 paperback (0-943595-51-7), 256 pp. As much for the experienced SMer as the beginner, Kiss of the Whip springs from the author's educational work for several SM organizations. From practical details of SM to an exploration of its poorly known or forgotten roots, he guides the reader towards a clearer understanding of its traditions, mystique and practice. According to one critic, this is perhaps the best single book on gay male SM ever written. Included is a chapter on safe sex: simple SM safety rules.

D7. Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, volume 17, Winston Leyland editor. 1995. Includes The Adventures of Harry Chess by "A. Jay"; nine cartoons by Gerald Donelan; Jack Masters, Private Dick by Joven; Dark Alley by "Osze"; Coley Meets Doctor Sade by John Blackburn; In Shape by Moktar; Call of the Sea by Jon Macy; Stud Stars by "Sean"; Madmen, Wildmen by "Mike", Cock Fight by "Joe"; Murphy's Manor by Kurt Erichsen; and seven cartoons by "The Hun."

D8. Muscle Sex: A Collection of Erotic Stories by Greg Nero. 1995. $14.95 paperback (0-943595-59-2), 160 pp. A collection of stroke stories devoted to the celebration of awesome muscle and hot male sex. The mouth-watering buffed bods in MuscleSex range from sleek and sexy young studs barely out of their teens to older, more seasoned, hard-core bodybuilders and weight lifters with massive biceps, pecs and thighs. The men in these stories cater to a wide spectrum of beefy tastes and should satisfy even the most demanding muscle aficionado's desires for the ultimate in body perfection. The book includes such stories as "Stripped for Action," "Mr. Collegiate," "Tool Pusher," "Tsunami," "Texas Tits" and much more.

D9. Rough Trade: True Revelations and Strange Happenings, volume 6, John Dagion editor. 1996. $14.95 paperback (0-943595-58-4), 160 pp. Edited by the legendary John Dagion, and taken from his underground magazine 18 Wheeler/True Revelations & Strange Happenings, the stories are written by various men about their sexual encounters, with especial emphasis on truckers. Includes such true stories as "Sunflower Eats Black Irish Rosebud," "Marine DI Teaches Boots Ass Drill," "Cruising Seamen in Central Park," "Erotic Architecture: The Marble Glory Hole," "Greeked by Greek Inside Gasoline Tanker's Tank," "Carolina Trucker," "Hitchhiker Saved from Fires of Hell by Central Standard Time," "Smoky Mountain Stud," "Nutmeg State Truckstop," "The Perfect Black Master," "Trucker's First Blowjob," and much more....

D10. Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, volume 18, Winston Leyland editor. 1996. This special S&M edition includes Interrogation, Pledge Cocksucker, and Shady Nook Rookies by "The Hun"; The Ring by Jon Macy; Hawk Service Station by Greg Garcia; Coley and the Polynesian Dragon by John Blackburn; The Banquet by "Osze"; Johnny Leatherhead by Stephen Clark; ten cartoons by Gerard Donelan; From Piss to Peace by Moktar; The Buddies and the Bastards by "Sean"; Macho Truckers by "Julius"; Indoor Sports by "Mike."

D11. High Camp: A Gay Guide to Camp and Cult Films, volume 2, by Paul Roen. 1997. $14.95 paperback (0-943595-54-1), 192 pp. [Vol. 2]. Volumes 1 and 2 of High Camp are each complete guides to camp/cult films of gay interest from the classic period to the present day. Each is illustrated with 30+ photos of the stars: Steve Reeves, Carmen Miranda, Bette Davis, Tab Hunter, Rock Hudson, Judy Garland, Mae West, Sabu, Troy Donahue, Joan Crawford, Divine ... many more.

D12. Horsemen: Leathersex Short Fiction, Joesph Bean editor. 1997. $14.95 paperback (0-943595-69-X), 192 pp. The word "horsemen" is a gay slang term for motorcyclist (as shown on the book's cover, where we see a motorcycle, a motorcyclist, and his friend). Joseph Bean has edited hundreds of issues of magazines over the past ten years. He writes: "There have been about 350 pieces of erotic fiction used in about 120 issues of magazines for gay men--mostly leathermen or fetishists. This book is an attempt to keep some of those stories from slipping away... [Horsemen includes] the best leathersex stories I have edited for publication--the cream of a very bountiful crop of passionate writing about radical acts of sex, fetishism, erotic control and fantasy." Included are such superbly written stories as: RECOLLECTIONS: YER IT: He would not get the man of his dreams. Instead, he'd get the man's friend...and ten times more leather action and raunchy intensity than he ever expected. TELL HIM TO KISS ME: Here are two topmen who can't say "no" to the sassy, self-absorbed bottom. "Do me now, do me this way," and the young man gets what he wants until he doesn't. BOY MEETS BIKE: A young man, newly aware of his passion for motorcycles, awakens to the other powerful appetite that will shape his life: the men who ride the bikes.

D13. Cock Tales by Bob Vickery. 1997. $14.95 paperback (0-943595-65-7), 160 pp. Cock Tales is a collection of fiction short stories on erotic themes by an acclaimed San Francisco writer. Included are such stories as: ECO-SEX: You're all sealed up together for two years in a big glass dome. So what's a guy to do to get his rocks off? 69ING ON A STORMY SEA: You're all out in the middle of the Pacific in a major storm. If you're going to go down, you might as well do it with a bang! IRON MAN: That high rise iron worker is one sexy guy. And he wants it bad. But only if you're willing to play some pretty dangerous games. UNCUT SPLENDOR: Being on the road inspecting mines can get pretty lonely after a while. The mine supervisor is hot, he's interested and.... MUSCULAR MAYAN ADONIS: The beach is isolated, the setting ideal, and look who's rising buck naked from the surf.

D14. Macho Marines: True Homosexual Military Stories, volume 6, Winston Leyland editor. 1997. $14.95 paperback (0-943595-67-3), 160 pp. In these pioneering books, soldiers, sailors, marines, aviators write in their own words, no-holds-barred, about their true sexual experiences. These are men who are (or were) serving in the military and who often, because of fear of persecution, have to use pen-names. Their stories include: "Jarhead Jism," "The Cream of the Corps," "Chicano Marines, "Valentine Sailor," "Platoon Support," "Desert Drilling, Marine Style," "Squid Pro Quo," "Tail Gunners," "Soldier Boy," "Prime Marine Meat." Each book contains about 20 in-depth stories on what really goes on behind barracks walls and inside ships when the military brass isn't snooping.

D15. Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, volume 19, Winston Leyland editor. 1997. Includes Hotshot Seamen Cumin' on Board by "Joe"; The World King by Jon Macy; Jack Masters Private Dick by Joven; Blue Gene Warriors by "Red Donkey"; The Basement by "Osze"; Hitch a Hunk by "Mike", The 23rd Century Lovers (Cryogenics III) by Farraday; Riverboat Boy by John Blackburn; Little Red Riding Crop by Kurt Erichsen; ten cartoons by Gerard Donelan; Jayson Works It Out by Jeffrey A. Krell; Gang Bangers by "Sean."

D16. Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, volume 20, Winston Leyland editor. 1997. Includes When the Master Commands by "Belasco"; twelve cartoons by Gerard Donelan; Coley Bayou Boy by John Blackburn; Mythology Revisited and five cartoons by "The Hun"; Big Lay Down the Highway by Farraday; Men at Work, Tau Ceti III, and Orgy Men by "Osze"; Bronco Buster by "Joe"; The Magic Tape by John Macy; A Wedding in the Family by Kurt Erichsen; Dune Buggers by "Sean"; and Billy Love by Malachy Coney.

D17. Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, volume 21, Winston Leyland editor. 1997. Includes Coley in Body Heat by John Blackburn; Black Sun by "Osze"; Ski Stud by Greg Garcia; eight cartoons by Gerard Donelan; Visitation Rites by "Sean"; At the Gym by David Barnes; Boy Meats Master by "Vernon"' Carnival Peep Show by Jay Hawkins; Tail by Jon Macy; Tappin' the Maple and Cakes by "Belasco"; The Sons of Ramus by "Joe"; Link up by Kurt Erichsen; Black Con Block Party and Truckers in Heat by "The Hun"; and Hole-Hell-s Well! by "Moktar."

D18. The Milk Farm: An Erotic Novel by Luc Milne. 1997. $14.95 paperback (0-943595-61-4), 160 pp. Rarely has a gay fiction writer so completely realized a world of sexual wish fulfillment as Luc Milne does in The Milk Farm. From the details of the unusual treats available through Room Service ("The Gusher," "The Milkshaker," and "The Cheeseboy), through the meanings of the color-coded neck and wrist bands of Farm employees, to the moment-by-moment visualizations of some of the most exciting "man-milking" in gay erotica, Milne has so vividly brought to life his imagined pleasure resort that you will be certain you could pick up the telephone today and reserve a room there yourself!

D19. Cocksuck Academy: An Erotic Novel by Luc Milne. 1998. $14.95 paperback (0-943595-72-X). Hidden away in the remote countryside is the CSA, presenting itself to the outside world as a private college for young men. But to the inside world of gay life it is Cocksuck Academy, an institution devoted to the higher arts and sciences or oral sex. The book follows two young roommates, Junior Cock Pack Storm and Junior Sucker Alex Soldino, through their first year of pleasure as they undergo the rituals of the school -- the excitements of "Virgin Night," the infamous Alumni Sports Weekends, and the "Disciplinary Actions" inflicted on freshmen in their dorms late at night by Senior Cocks and Suckers. Canadian writer Luc Milne has so vividly realized this dream school of advanced sexual training and stimulation that you may be tempted to write for a Course and Enrollment Catalogue before you've finished the first chapter!

D20. Conjuring the Flesh: An Erotic Sci-Fi Novel by Brandon Fox. 1998. $14.95 paperback (0-943595-79-7), 192 pp. Initiation into a secret of mages, randy youths, whose intimate knowledge of pleasure and enchantment could open portals to a higher reality, had strained Ander's body and dazzled his senses. But mastering the ecstasy required to perform magic was only half the challenge. Fighting a tyrant's scheme to seize the vast power concealed in the magical realm had nearly cost his life. . . Conjuring the Flesh continues the adventure begun in the highly acclaimed Apprenticed to Pleasure, telling a tale of love, magic, danger and graphic sensuality. Embark on an adventure you'll never forget!

D21. My Dear Boy: Gay Love Letters through the Centuries, Rictor Norton editor. 1998. $18.95 paperback (0-943595-71-1), 288 pp. $50.00 limited hardcover in dustjacket (0-940567-70-3). A large book collection of gay love letters documenting the heartbreak and joy of love between men for almost 2000 years. Included are such well known figures as Emperor Marcus Aurelius, Michelangelo, Federico Gonzaga, King James I, Alexander Hamilton, Lord Byron, Rev. John Church (a fundamentalist minister who conducted gay marriages in early 19th century London), William Beckford, Hans Christian Andersen, Walt Whitman, Edward Carpenter, King Ludwig II, Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Oscar Wilde, Henry James, Hart Crane, Lawrence of Arabia, Jean Cocteau, W.H. Auden, Pier Paolo Pasolini, William Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg... many others. Some of the letters come from books proudly published by their writers and some have been published in newspapers and pamphlets as part of political and religious attacks; some come from court records (from the Inquisition to the Old Bailey); many have narrowly escaped censorship and suppression. This richly diverse collection of letters illustrates the basic themes of romantic love: infatuation, longing, sex, separation, the fear of rejection, jealousy, the joy of reunion, celebration, and debates about "marriage" and "infidelity" in gay relationships. Whether the affairs were stormy or tender, they are, above all, testimonials to an enduring love. Illustrated with numerous photos of the writers (Oscar Wilde, Tchaikovsky etc.). "I want to impress you with the amazing variety of men represented in My Dear Boy. . .from 9th century Chinese civil servants separated for years to W.H. Auden accommodating his soulmate's promiscuity. There are great stories wherever you dip into this perfect book. . .Lawrence of Arabia's instructions to a soldier on exactly how to whip him are alone worth the purchase price." --Harvard Gay and Lesbian Review. "My Dear Boy was nominated for a Lambda Literary Award. It is a valuable historical resource. Even more importantly, it reminds us of the resilience and universality of male love. Give a copy to the man you love." --Jesse Monteagudo, The Gazette

D22. Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, volume 22, Winston Leyland editor. 2002. Includes Bike Boy by "Zack"; Maneater by "Mike"; Coley on the Lost Coast by John Blackburn; Smoked N'Poked and I Have a Fantasy; sixteen cartoons by Gerard Donelan; The Very Personal Personal Trainer by Farraday; Raheem by David Barnes; Driveshaft by "Joe"; Heat Wave by "Osze"; Matinee at the Webb by Jay Hawkins; Straight Man's Burden by Kurt Erichsen.

D23. Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, volume 23, Winston Leyland editor. 1999. Includes Posedown by "Joe"; Boo Buffet in th' Buff, Boo Don' It after Dark, and Boo: Don in th' Dungeon by "Belasco"; Message to the Emperor by "Zack"; The Painter Always Cums Twice by Farraday; fifteen cartoons by Gerard Donelan; Coley Voodoo Swamp Angel by John Blackburn; Hot Sports Jocks by "Osze"; Once upon a Time by "Mike"; The Booty Call by David Barnes; and Thief of my Heart by Malachy Coney.

D24. Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, volume 24, Winston Leyland editor. 2000. This special SM edition includes Slaves to Lust by "Zack"; Boo Pleasure 'N Pain by "Belasco"; Coley Baitbucket; In the Kingdom of the Snake God by "Stepan Zubinski"; fourteen cartoons by Gerard Donelan; Firefly by David Barnes; Full Circle by "Osze"; Boy Toy by "Mike"; and The Circle by Greg Garcia.

D25. Sex Rites: An Erotic Sci-Fi Novel by Brandon Fox. 2000. 15.95 paperback (0-943595-80-0), 192 pp. Concludes the story begun in the highly acclaimed Apprenticed to Pleasure and Conjuring the Flesh -- a tale of adventure, passionate love and graphic eroticism.

D26. Blood, Snow, and Classic Cars: Mystery Stories by Joseph Hansen. 2001. $16.95 paperback (0-943595-83-5), 192 pp. Here are 5 new long stories and novella with gay themes by famous mystery writer, Joseph Hansen. Besides the title story, the book includes "An Excuse for Shooting Earl," "Home is the Place," "Molly's Aim," "Surf," and the poignant novella, "Son of the Morning." Please check out the superbly written gay mystery novel PRETTY BOY DEAD, also by Joseph Hansen. An excellent craftsman, a compelling writer, Hansen has a real gift for storytelling -- for character, for scene, for pace independent of violence." --The New Yorker

D27. Out of the Closet into our Hearts: Celebrating our Gay/Lesbian Family Members, Laura Siegal and Nancy Lamkin Olson editors. 2001. $15.95 paperback (0-943595-84-3), 160 pp. This is the first indepth collection of true personal accounts written by the families (parents, siblings, grandparents, children and extended family) of gay men, lesbians, bisexuals and transgender people. Illustrated with numerous photos. These relationships are explored in six sections: WE'RE HERE, WE'RE FAMILY, GET USED TO US; WHAT'S GAY ANYWAY?; EXPANDING OUR WORLD; TAKING OUR FAITH SERIOUSLY; AND ALL WE DID WAS LOVE; I KNOW THAT YOU LOVE ME, BUT WHEN I WALK OUT THE DOOR WHO ELSE WILL? The book ends with a poignant first person account by Dennis Shepard, father of Matt. Mike Neubecker (on the front cover of the book with his son, Lee; photo by Jennifer Charney) writes: "I'm the proud father of a gay son and hope this license plate will make people think and help remove the stigma of being gay. It might be a source of hope for gay youth who have a higher risk of suicide. Gay youth have trouble accepting themselves, especially when they hear negative messages at school, home and even in their house of worship. I think the plate also shows that gay people are valued members of families who love them." Out of the Closet is the kind of book you want to keep forever and share with everyone you know. The stories are thoughtfully woven together, creating a warm tapestry of unconditional love and acceptance. This book should be read by all people who appreciate loving deeply and making the world a better place." --Kirsten Kingdon, Dir. PFLAG (Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians and Gays). "If history is biography as someone observed, then this book is nothing less than vital and moving history. The struggle of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered people for equality before the law and acceptance by society has been fought and won in the last quarter of the 20th century. Yes, skirmishes are still being waged and bizarre and sometimes murderous acts of insanity are still carried out by sick minds, but no one doubts the final outcome. It is time to celebrate the victory. The homophobic majority in every Christian Church is in a steady retreat. The military leaders know that "don't ask, don't tell" will not endure. The personal stories in this book are first-hand narratives from the battlefield. For those who have not yet engaged their sexual fears, this book will be a godsend, revealing as it does the human side of oppression." --Rt. Rev. John Shelby Spong, Episcopal Bishop of Newark, New Jersey (ret.); author of Why Christianity Must Change or Die. "This book tackles the complicated terrain of family, gender and sexuality, and difference with honesty and complexity. I saw my own family's struggles and triumphs mirrored in these writers' words; and I saw a vision for a society based on families that take the time to understand and honor each other. I couldn't put it down until I'd hungrily feasted on every word."--Felicia Park-Rogers, Dir. COLAGE (Children of Lesbians & Gays Everywhere)

D28. The S/M Ranch: An Erotic Novel by Luc Milne. 2001. $16.95 paperback (0-943595-82-7), 224 pp. In this third book of a series (the two earlier volumes are The Milk Farm and Cocksuck Academy, q.q.v.) Luc Milne once again creates a world of sexual pleasure so real that you will be convinced the Dog Slave, The Suck Silo, the Branding Yard and all the rest of the S/M ranch with its adult, consensual leathersex, really exist.

D29. Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, volume 25, Winston Leyland editor. 2002. Includes Teasy Meat by "Zack"; Going Long... Going Deep by Farraday; Coley Stagecoach by John Blackburn; Longshot by "Joe"; Down 'N Dirty by "Belasco"; Newcomer by "Stepan Zubinski" Newcomer; Camili-Cat and the Djinns by Patrick Fillion; sixteen cartoons by Gerard Donelan; Before Space and Time by Jeff Jacklin; and Raheem by David Barnes.

D30. Out in the Castro: Desire, Promise, Activism, Winston Leyland editor, paperback. 2002. $24.95 large sized paperback (0-943595-88-6), 352 pp. Out in the Castro: Desire, Promise, Activism, Winston Leyland editor, hardcover, 2002. $49.95 signed limited hardcover in dustjacket (0-943595-87-8), 352 pp. The focus of this groundbreaking book is on historical and present day events, activism and personalities, associated with San Francisco's Castro, America's most famous gay neighborhood. The book consists of articles, essays, photos, drawings, fiction by some 35 LGBTQ writers chronicling The Castro during the past fifty years, especially the decades since 1970 when it emerged as a queer neighborhood with national recognition. Over 150 photos by different photographers (Rink Foto, Greg Day, Crawford Barton, Rick Gerharter....) are included, the earliest from the 1930s, the most recent from the present year, and document the vibrant life/activism of The Castro and the LGBTQ people who have made it what it is. OUT IN THE CASTRO is divided into 5 main sections: I. THE CREATION OF THE CASTRO: AN OVERVIEW How the Eureka Valley district of San Francisco metamorphosed into The Castro, beginning with the entry into The City of many gay servicemen after World War II. Indepth illustrated articles. II. THE 1970S: HARVEY MILK AND GAY POWER The focus here is on three articles by people who worked closely with Harvey Milk in his Castro activism and campaigns for supervisor: Anne Kronenberg, Frank M. Robinson, Harry Britt. Also includes an indepth photo essay on The Castro Street Fair from 1974 to the present, and two other photo essays. III. THE 1980S-1990S: AIDS, ACTIVISM, INNOVATION Includes indepth piece on how The Castro came together supportively on the issue of AIDS. Also Rev. Jim Mitulski's "The Castro is a Sacred Place," Gilbert Baker's history of the Gay Flag, two articles by Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, profiles of The Gay Games and Freddie Niem's "Shanghai West Studio," Richard Labonte's history of A Different Light Bookstore, Laura Siegel's "Giving the Castro a Chance," (on the "coming-out" of her gay son), article on the Castro Police Sweep of 1989, Castro photo essays by Rink Foto and Rick Gerharter and much more..... IV. CASTRO LITERARY ESSAYS, POETRY, EROTIC FICTION, CARTOONS A melange of various Castro material, including Jewelle Gomez' poignant essay "Mighty Real," plus fiction, poetry, Donelan cartoons, and a one page photo tribute to the singer, Sylvester. V. A NEIGHBORHOOD IN TRANSITION: THE CASTRO IN THE EARLY 21ST CENTURY Includes "Shadows of Our Souls: Young and Homeless in The Castro" by Bruce Mirken, two articles by Tommi Avicolli-Mecca: on San Francisco's famous gay politician, Tom Ammiano; and a second one on the issues around evictions, gentrification and sky high prices. Also essay "A Castro Family," plus an indepth walking tour of The Castro which will be invaluable to any LGBTQ visitor to San Francisco.

D31. Meatmen: An Anthology of Gay Male Comics, volume 26, Winston Leyland editor. 2004. This special SM edition includes Newcomer (part 2) by "Stepan Zubinski"; Daddy's Home by Farraday; five cartoons by "The Hun"; Hard Knox by "Belasco"; Move your Asses by "Stepan Zubinski"; Victor's Secret by David Barnes; Back Stairs by Greg Garcia; seven cartoons and Goldenlocks and the Three Bears by Gerard Donelan; Men in Heat by "Osze"; and Bawdy Buccaneers by "Mike".

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