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Guide to Resources in Women's and Gender Studies

Identifying Feminist/Lesbian-Feminist Magazines/Bookstores/Presses

Reference Books

Annotated Guide to Women's Periodicals  Ref PN4879.A66- 1981 edition and 1984 edition

Feminist Periodicals Ref HQ1180.F415x - 8 vols, 1981-1989

Guides on the Web

List of Lesbian Periodicals (Wikipedia)

Feminist and Lesbian Periodicals Collection (University of Oregon)


Herstory- Guide Z7962.W673, Microfilm 655

Off Our Backs- Microfilm 937

Sojourner- Microfilm 1058. published 1975-2002; VCL has 1987-2002 only.


13th Moon

Feminist Art Journal

Feminist Issues


Ms. Magazine

Sinister Wisdom

Women Artists News

Indexing/Full Text Online Access to 1970s-80s Publications

Indexing/Full Text

Alt Press Watch - Off Our Backs, 1970-

Digitized Full Text

The Furies -

Heresies - Hampshire College

June L. Mazer Archive at UCLA - Connexus, Feminist Press, Faderman Collection, Southern California Women for Understanding, Women Against Violence Against Women

Lesbian Herstory Archives Newsletter

Signs - JStor

Woman's Art Journal - JStor

Women's Review of Books - JStor

Archives in the Northeast

Lesbian Herstory Archives - Brooklyn- extensive periodical collection, home to the world's largest collection of materials by and about lesbians and their communities.
Schlesinger Library - Cambridge, MA- extensive periodical collection, archives for New Words, Boston Women's Health Book Collective, Cambridge Women's Center, etc.