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Finding aid to the Non-LGBT Magazine Cover Story Collection

Finding aid prepared by Michael C. Oliveira, © 2013

Processing this collection has been funded by a generous grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Summary Information

Repository
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
Title
Non-LGBT magazine cover story collection
Collection no.
Coll2013.027
Date [inclusive]
1953-2013
Extent
4.5 linear feet.
Language
English
Abstract
The collection consists of mainstream magazines with cover stories on LGBT people or topics concerning the LGBT community. The magazines include popular business, entertainment, and news magazines as well as professional and religious titles. The magazines were culled from the ONE Subject Files collection and donations from patrons.

Preferred Citation

[Box/folder #, or item name] Magazine cover story collection, Coll2013-027, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

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Administrative History

The magazines were culled from the ONE Subject Files collection and donations from patrons.

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Scope and Content

The collection consists of mainstream magazines with cover stories on LGBT people or topics concerning the LGBT community. The magazines include popular business, entertainment, and news magazines as well as professional and religious titles. Although primarily United States and Canadian titles, the collection also includes several German magazines.

The collection documents the change in media coverage of LGBT people and topics, from the "secret fears" of the 1950s to the "case for marriage" in 2000s.

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Arrangement

The magazines are arranged alphabetically by title and then chronologically by date.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
© 2013
909 West Adams Boulevard
Los Angeles, California, 90007
(213) 821-2771
askone@usc.edu

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the ONE Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives at USC Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Acquisition

The magazines were culled from the ONE Subject Files and patron's donations.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Samuel Yang, March 2013.

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Related Materials

Related Archival Materials

Newspaper and super market tabloid front page collection, Coll2013-027, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

See also the ONE Periocal collection for other magazine and newspaper titles. - Keyhole (San Diego, Calif.) 1955-1956

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Collection Inventory

Series 1:  Magazine cover story collection 1999-1999 

Box Folder

 ABA Journal 2004 

1 1
Box Folder

 The Changing Face of Gay Legal Issues July 2004 

1 1

 America 1971 

1 2
Box Folder

 The Churches and the Homosexual February 6, 1971 

1 2

 American Family Association 1996 

1 3
Box Folder

 Homosexuality In America: Exposing the Myths April 1996 

1 3

 Art Paper 1994 

7 1
Box Folder

 Representing Lesbian Subjectivities November/December 1994 

7 1

 Atlantic 1993 

1 4
Box Folder

 Homosexuality and Biology March 1993 

1 4

 Buzz 1995-1998   [2 items]

6 7-8
Box Folder

 Disney Comes Out of the Closet May 1995 

6 7

 The Porn Star WeHo's New Gay Icon January 1998 

6 8

 California Journal 1975 

1 6
Box Folder

 Gay Power October 1975 

1 6

 California 1983-1987   [2 items]

1 7
Box Folder

 Whitewash [AIDS] July 1983 

1 7

 Patient Zero: The Man Who Brought AIDS to California October 1987 

1 7

 California Lawyer 1992-1994   [3 items]

1 8-10
Box Folder

 Gays at the Law: Life in a Straight-Laced Profession September 1992 

1 8

 Is The Ban Legal? June 1993 

1 9

 Friendly Fire [gays in military] June 1994 

1 10

 Catholic World 1971 

1 11
Box Folder

 Homosexuality in the Seventies June 1971 

1 11

 Cheesecake Copyright 1953   [2 items]

1 12
Box Folder

 A Pictorial Report on the Impact of the Female Form from September Morn to Marilyn Monroe 1953 

1 12

 Chemical and Engineering News 1987 

1 13
Box Folder

 AIDS The Science of a Human Tragedy November 23, 1987 

1 13

 Chicago Parent 2010 

7 2
Box Folder

 All Families Count April 2010 

7 2

 Christianity and Crisis 1977-1979   [3 items]

1 14
Box Folder

 A Special Issue on Homosexuality June 13, 1977 

1 14

 To the Presbyterians on Homosexuality: You Spoke From Ignorance October 30, 1978 

1 14

 Coming Out June 11, 1979 

1 14

 Church and State 1999 

1 15
Box Folder

 The Religious Right's Gay Agenda: Demonizing for Dollars October 1999 

1 15

 Cine Action [Toronto, Canada] 1994 

1 16
Box Folder

 Gays and Hollywood: Queer Cinema August 1994 

1 16

 Ciudad Los Angeles 2007 

1 17
Box Folder

 Straight Men and Their Secret Boyfriends August 2007 

1 17

 College English 1974 

1 18
Box Folder

 The Homosexual Imagination November 1974 

1 18

 Columbia Journalism Review 1982 

1 19
Box Folder

 Gay News March/April 1982 

1 19

 Commonweal 1973 

1 20
Box Folder

 Homosexuality April 6, 1973 

1 20

 Companion 1967 

1 21
Box Folder

 Homosexual Takeover on TV March 1967 

1 21

 Confidential 1955-1957   [3 items]

1 22
Box Folder

 Tab Hunter's "Disorderly Conduct" Charge September 1955 

1 22

 The Untold Story of Marlene Dietrich July 1955 

1 22

 Now - Homosexuals Can Be Cured! May 1957 

1 22

 Cross Roads 1991 

1 23
Box Folder

 Queer Relations: The Lesbian / Gay Movement & the U.S. Left November 1991 

1 23

 Discover 1985 

1 25
Box Folder

 Special Report: AIDS The Latest Scientific Facts December 1985 

1 25

 District [Long Beach, California] 2008 

7 19
Box Folder

 Especially Gay Issue [Pride] May 14, 2008 

7 18

 The Economist 1996-2004   [2 items]

1 26-27
Box Folder

 Let Them Wed January 6-12, 1996 

1 26

 The Case for Gay Marriage February 28-March 5, 2004 

1 27

 Entertainment Weekly 1995-1997   [2 items]

1 28-29
Box Folder

 The Gay '90s Entertainment Comes Out of the Closet September 8, 1995 

1 28

 In & Out - rageous! October 3, 1997 

1 29

 Entertainment 1998-2000   [2 items]

1 30-31
Box Folder

 Yep, She's Too Gay [Ellen DeGeneres] May 8, 1998 

1 30

 Gay Hollywood 2000 October 6, 2000 

1 31

 Extra 1993 

1 32
Box Folder

 Confronting Homophobia: Gays & Lesbians and the Media June 1993 

1 32

 Focus on the Family 1994-2003   [2 items]

1 33
Box Folder

 New Life, New Lifestyle March 1994 

1 33

 Hope for Homosexuals August / September 2003 

1 33

 Fortune 1991 

1 34
Box Folder

 Gay in Corportate America December 16, 1991 

1 34

 Forum 1984-1985   [2 items]

1 5
Box Folder

 Lesbian Orgy June 1984 

1 5

 Sex Lives of Lesbian Nuns June 1985 

1 5

 Free Inquiry 1998-1999 

2 1
Box Folder

 'Curing' Homosexuality in America Winter 1998-1999 

2 1

 Guitar 1995 

2 2
Box Folder

 Nothing's Shocking Red Hot Chili Peppers Flea & Dave Navarro October 1995 

2 2

 Harper's Magazine 1970-1996   [4 items]

2 3
Box Folder

 The Struggle for Sexual Identity September 1970 

2 3

 Gay Life Then and Now Reflections on San Francisco, AIDS, and the Homosexual Stereotype October 1990 

2 3

 Wedded to an Illusion November 1996 

2 3

 Hollywood Close-up 1963 

2 4
Box Folder

 All-Time Low in Yellow Smut Hit by Citizen-News! February 14, 1963 

2 4

 IM Internal Medicine 1993 

2 8
Box Folder

 Special Issue on HIV Infection March 1993 

2 8

 Image [San Francisco Examiner] 1988-1990   [5 items]

4 26
Box Folder

 "AIDS is the most wonderful thing that has ever happened in my life..." -- A Gay Man's Affirmation of Life June 26, 1988 

4 26

 Special Issue: The Ten Days that Shook San Francisco November 6, 1988 

4 26

 Two Decades of Pride June 4, 1989 

4 26

 Global Warfare [AIDS] June 17, 1990 

4 26

 Industry Week 1979 

2 5
Box Folder

 Homosexuals in Management July 23, 1979 

2 5

 Insight [Washington, D.C.] 1990 

2 6
Box Folder

 Out the Closet Isn't Private Anymore September 17, 1990 

2 6

 Intelligence Report 2005 

2 7
Box Folder

 Holy War The Religious Right's Crusade Against Gays Heats Up Spring 2005 

2 7

 Journal: Louisiana State Medical Society 1985 

2 10
Box Folder

 AIDS: The Fact, Perceptions and Myths September 1985 

2 10

 Justice Weekly [Ontario, Canada] 1964 

2 11
Box Folder

 Thousands of Homos and Lesbians in Toronto May 2, 1964 

2 11

 Life 1955-2005   [4 items]

7 3-6
Box Folder

 Rock Hudson: Hollywood's Most Handsome Bachelor October 3, 1955 

7 3

 Homosexuality in America [page 66] June 26, 1964 

7 4

 Now No One is Safe From AIDS July 1985 

7 5

 At Home with Ellen [DeGeneres] May 20, 2005 

7 6

 Life 1996 

2 12
Box Folder

 Naked Power Amazing Grace July 1996 

2 12

 Look 1967 

7 7
Box Folder

 The Sad "Gay" Life of the Homosexual January 10, 1967 

7 7

 Los Angeles  1998 

2 13
Box Folder

 Woman In Love January 1998 

2 13

 Los Angeles Times Magazine 1986-1990   [3 items]

2 14
Box Folder

 AIDS 1991 August 10, 1986 

2 14

 The Trouble With Terrigno June 1, 1986 

2 14

 To Live and Die in L.A. August 12, 1990 

2 14

 Los Angeles Times Magazine 1993-2000   [4 items]

7 8
Box Folder

 Conduct Unbecoming [military] April 25, 1993 

7 8

 Rosie Gets Real [O'Donnell] May 17, 1998 

7 8

 Love Hurts [Ellen DeGeneres] November 29 ,1998 

7 8

 Engineering Identity [Lynn Conway] November 19, 2000 

7 8

 Maclean's [Toronto, Canada] 1985 

2 15
Box Folder

 The Ethics of AIDS November 18, 1985 

2 15

 Mad 2008 

6 9
Box Folder

 Senator Larry Craig January 2008 

6 9

 Men 1954 

2 16
Box Folder

 Your Secret Fears About Homosexuality April 1954 

2 16

 Ministry [Seventh-day Adventists] 1981 

2 17
Box Folder

 Homosexual Healing September 1981 

2 17

 Mother Jones 1983 

2 18
Box Folder

 Gays At War: The Roots Of Liberation February / March 1983 

2 18

 The Nation 1993-1996   [3 items]

2 19
Box Folder

 The Gay Moment May 3, 1993 

2 19

 A Queer Nation July 5, 1993 

2 19

 To Have And To Hold The Case For Gay Marriage June 24, 1996 

2 19

 National Lampoon 1977 

2 20
Box Folder

 Gay Ish May 1977 

2 20

 National Review 1978 

2 21
Box Folder

 Gay Rights & Conservative Politics March 17, 1978 

2 21

 New Doctor [Sydney, Australia] 1980 

2 22
Box Folder

 Homosexuality August-October 1980 

2 22

 The New Internationalist 1989 

2 23
Box Folder

 Pride and Prejudice November 1989 

2 23

 The New Republic 1979-2006   [3 items]

2 24
Box Folder

 Can This Couple Be Saved? June 16, 1979 

2 24

 Straight America Gay America May 10, 1993 

2 24

 An Inconvenient Truth December 25, 2006 

2 24

 The New York Times Magazine 1978-2006   [6 items]

7 9-10
Box Folder

 Homosexuality on Campus March 12, 1978 

7 9

 Gay Politics, Goes Mainstream October 11, 1992 

7 10

 When AIDS Ends November 10, 1996 

7 10

 Gay, 15 and Out: In Cyberspace December 10, 2000 

7 10

 An Extended Nuclear Family? November 10, 2006 

7 10

 The Newlywed Gays! April 27, 2008 

7 10

 The New York Times Magazine 2009-2011   [3 items]

3 32-36
Box Folder

 Coming Out in Middle School September 27, 2009 

3 32

 They Gay? [animal behavior] April 4, 2010 

3 33

 A Good Life in the Closet? June 19, 2011 

3 34

 The New Yorker 1994-2007   [4 items]

3 28-31
Box Folder

 June Grooms by Jacques de Loustal June 13, 1994 

3 28

 Don't Ask by Barry Blitt June 17, 1996 

3 29

 Dress Reversal by Mark Ulriksen March 15, 2004 

3 30

 Narrow Stance by Barry Blitt October 8, 2007 

3 31

 Newsweek 1977-1987   [8 items]

2 25-32
Box Folder

 Battle Over Gay Rights June 6, 1977 

2 25

 Epidemic April 18, 1983 

2 26

 Gay America: Sex Politics and The Impact of AIDS August 8, 1983 

2 27

 Gay Students: Pride and Prejudice May 1984 

2 28

 AIDS August 12, 1985 

2 29

 The Fear of AIDS September 23, 1985 

2 30

 Growing Up Gay January 13, 1986 

2 31

 The Face of AIDS August 10, 1987 

2 32

 Newsweek 1987-2012   [19 items]

3 1-19
Box Folder

 Kids With AIDS September 7, 1987 

3 1

 Sex In the Age of AIDS March 14, 1988 

3 2

 The Future of Gay America March 12, 1990 

3 3

 Doctors With AIDS July 1, 1991 

3 4

 Is This Child Gay? February 24, 1992 

3 5

 Gays Under Fire September 14, 1992 

3 6

 AIDS and The Arts January 18, 1993 

3 7

 Gays and The Military February 1, 1993 

3 8

 Lesbians Come Out Strong June 21, 1993 

3 9

 Bisexuality Not Gay. Not Straight. A New Sexual Identity Emerges July 17, 1995 

3 10

 We're Having a Baby November 4, 1996 

3 11

 The End of AIDS December 2, 1996 

3 12

 Gay Today March 20, 2000 

3 13

 AIDS at 20 June 11, 2001 

3 14

 The Battle For the Soul of The Boy Scouts August 6, 2001 

3 15

 Is Gay Marriage Next? July 7, 2003 

3 16

 Off Message October 16, 2006 

3 17

 The Religious Case for Gay Marriage December 15, 2008 

3 18

 The First Gay President [Barack Obama] May 21, 2012 

3 19

 New York 1977-2013   [8 items]

3 20-27
Box Folder

 Gay Clout August 29, 1977 

3 20

 The Meaning of Gay: June 25, 1979 

3 21

 AIDS: One Man's Story August 19, 1985 

3 22

 Lesbian Chic May 10, 1993  

3 23

 Is Everybody Gay? June 20, 1994 

3 24

 Every Man A Queen July 17, 1995 

3 25

 Gay Life Now March 5, 2001 

3 26

 Divorce Equality When Gay Marriage Ends March 4, 2013 

3 27

 The Nonviolent Activist 1988 

4 27
Box Folder

 Gay Rights: Marching for Love and Life January/February 1988 

4 27

 Our World 1954 

7 11
Box Folder

 Let's Be Honest About Homosexuals August 1954 

7 11

 Pageant [New York, New York] 1959 

4 3
Box Folder

 How to Understand the "Queer" People July 1959 

4 3

 People 1985-2006   [11 items]

4 4-14
Box Folder

 The Other Life of Rock Hudson August 12, 1985 

4 4

 Fear & AIDS In Hollywood September 23, 1985 

4 5

 Their Last Days [Rock Hudson & Marilyn Monroe] October 21, 1985 

4 6

 Every Parent's Nightmare [ An Early Frost] November 18, 1985 

4 7

 Rock Hudson's Story June 9, 1986 

4 8

 The Drama of His Final Days [Rock Hudson] June 16, 1986 

4 9

 Breaking America's Heart [Ryan White] August 3, 1987 

4 10

 Amazing Grace [Ryan White] May 30, 1988 

4 11

 My Private Hell [Greg Louganis] March 6, 1995 

4 12

 Rosie's Brave Step March 18, 2002 

4 13

 I'm Gay [Lance Bass] August 7, 2006 

4 14

 Peligro [Taxquena, Mexico] circa 1988   [2 items]

6 3
Box Folder

 Homosexual Descuartizado circa 1988 

6 3

 El Virus 1988 

6 3

 Phi Delta Kappan [Bloomington, Indiana] 1977 

4 16
Box Folder

 Gay Teachers: Yea or Nay? October 1977 

4 16

 The Plain Truth 1977 

4 17
Box Folder

 What The Bible Really Says About "Gays" November-December 1977 

4 17

 Political Science & Politics 2005 

4 18
Box Folder

 The Politics of Same-Sex Marriage April 2005 

4 18

 Pose [New York, New York] 1957 

4 19
Box Folder

 Sex Crimes U.S.A. June 1957 

4 19

 Psychology Today 1975 

4 20
Box Folder

 The Healthy Homosexual March 1975 

4 20

 Radical America 1986 

4 21
Box Folder

 Facing AIDS November-December 1986 

4 21

 RealHealth 2012   [2 items]

4 22
Box Folder

 Why the AIDS Memorial Quilt Means Healing, Hope and a Way to End Stigma Summer 2012 

4 22

 The Realist 1970 

4 23
Box Folder

 Behind The Gay Liberation Front May-June 1970 

4 23

 Reconstructionist 1985 

4 24
Box Folder

 Judaism and Homosexuality October-November 1985 

4 24

 Reform Judaism 1990 

4 25
Box Folder

 Can a Homosexual Rabbi Serve As a Role Model? Winter 1990 

4 25

 Rolling Stone 2000 

7 12
Box Folder

 Melissa's Secret [Etheridge] February 3, 2000 

7 12

 San Diego Citybeat 2006 

7 13
Box Folder

 Don't Ask, Don't Tell August 9, 2006 

7 13

 San Francisco 1970-2001   [2 items]

5 1-2
Box Folder

 The 'Gay' Mecca April 1970 

5 1

 Life in the Gay Area June 2001 

5 2

 Scientific American 1987-1988   [2 items]

4 1-2
Box Folder

 The AIDS Virus January 1987 

4 1

 What Science Knows About AIDS October 1988 

4 2

 Seattle 1967 

6 4
Box Folder

 This is Peter Wichern. He is a local businessman. He is a homosexual. November 1967 

6 4

 Sepia 1968-1976   [2 items]

7 14
Box Folder

 Homosexuals Fight Back September 1968 

7 14

 Three Stars in Movie Story of The Homo and the Hooker [ Norman is that You?] October 1976 

7 14

 Social Work Today 2001-2003   [2 items]

5 3
Box Folder

 Redefining the Rules Child Custody Battles Between Same-Sex Partners November 26, 2001 

5 3

 Gay Men and Unsafe Sex Beyond a Knee-Jerk Reaction December 2003 

5 3

 Der Spiegel 1983-1991   [2 items]

5 4-5
Box Folder

 Todliche Seuche AIDS Die Ratselhafte Krankheit June 6, 1983 

5 4

 Immun-Therapie November 11, 1991 

5 5

 Spin 1992 

7 15
Box Folder

 The HIV Myth June 1992 

7 15

 Stern Fotografie 2004 

7 16
Box Folder

 Bruce Weber 2004 

7 16

 Stern Magazine 1978 

6 5
Box Folder

 Wir Sind Schwul [We Are Gay] October 1978   Magazine in poor condition

6 5

 Tennis 1998 

5 6
Box Folder

 How One Match Changed Tennis...And the World August 1998 

5 6

 Theater Week 1990 

5 22
Box Folder

 The Ladies in Question April 23, 1990 

5 22

 Time 1969-2008   [15 items]

5 7-21
Box Folder

 The Homosexual in America October 31, 1969 

5 7

 "I Am a Homosexual" The Gay Drive for Acceptance [Matlovich] September 8, 1975 

5 8

 How Gay Is Gay? Homosexuality in America April 23, 1979 

5 9

 Focus on AIDS Rock Hudson's Ordeal August 5, 1985 

5 10

 AIDS The Growing Threat August 12, 1985 

5 11

 Sex Busters July 21, 1986 

5 12

 AIDS: New Research, New Danger November 3, 1986 

5 13

 The Big Chill February 16, 1987 

5 14

 Gays vs. the Military August 19, 1991 

5 15

 Losing The Battle [AIDS] August 3, 1992 

5 16

 Dr. David Ho AIDS Researcher December 30, 1996 / January 6, 1997  

5 17

 Yep, I'm Gay [Ellen DeGeneres] April 14, 1997 

5 18

 The War Over Gays [Matthew Shepard] October 26, 1998 

5 19

 The Battle Over Gay Teens October 10, 2005 

5 20

 The Science of Romance January 28, 2008 

5 21

 Trends [United Presbyterian Church] 1973 

5 25
Box Folder

 Homosexuality: July, August 1973 

5 25

 True Confessions 1954 

5 26
Box Folder

 The Truth About the Third Sex February 1954 

5 26

 True Detective 1982 

5 27
Box Folder

 The Gay Kidnaper Specialized in Small Boys! July 1982 

5 27

 TV Guide 1997 

5 35
Box Folder

 Ellen DeGeneres Out and In Charge October 11-17 1997 

5 35

 U.S.A. Inside Report 1961 

5 28
Box Folder

 Menace of the Sex Deviate 1961 

5 28

 U.S. Catholic 1972 

5 29
Box Folder

 A Christian Response to Homosexuals September 1972 

5 29

 U.S. News & World Report 1993 

5 30
Box Folder

 Straight Talk About Gays July 5, 1993 

5 30

 Vanity Fair 1993 

5 31
Box Folder

 k.d. lang's Edge August 1993 

5 31

 View Points [University of Washington] 2007 

7 17
Box Folder

 Sexual Orientation Spring 2007 

7 17

 The Washington Monthly 1970 

5 32
Box Folder

 Gay Is Good For Us All December 1970 

5 32

 The Washington Post Magazine 1992 

5 33
Box Folder

 The Management of Grief January 26, 1992 

5 33

 The Washingtonian 1980 

5 34
Box Folder

 Is DC Becoming the Gay Capital of America? September 1980 

5 34

 The Watchtower 1974 

1 24
Box Folder

 Homosexuality Is the Bible's View Reasonable? August 15, 1974 

1 24

 The Weekly Standard 2006 

5 23
Box Folder

 Banned in Boston [marriage] May 15, 2006 

5 23

 Weekly World News 2003 

7 18
Box Folder

 Saddam & Osama in Love! June 24, 2003 

7 18

 Win Magazine [New York, New York] 1969 

5 24
Box Folder

 My Homosexual Needs Have Made Me a Nigger ... November 15, 1969 

5 24

 The Witness [Episcopal Church] 1977 

4 15
Box Folder

 Gays in the Church Speak for Themselves October 1977 

4 15

 World [Unitarian Universalist] 1994 

6 6
Box Folder

 The Welcoming Denomination Faces Down Homophobia July/August 1994 

6 6

 Yoga Journal 1987 

6 2
Box Folder

 Living with AIDS July/August 1987 

6 2

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