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List of LGBT periodicals

The following is a list of periodicals (printed magazines, journals and newspapers) aimed at the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) demographic by country.


The most comprehensive holdings of LGBT periodicals is found at the Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives, their holdings are listed in ALGA Periodicals Collection Catalogue.


  • Cherrie (Evolution Publishing).  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  • Out in Perth (Westside Publishing). ISSN 1447-2678. OCLC 224286501.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  • FUSE Magazine: Life, Love, Equality (Lithium Innovation). ISSN 1836-8387.  Missing or empty |title= (help)

Out of print

  • Adelaide Gay Times (Ray Mackereth). OCLC 221367221.  Missing or empty |title= (help), 1992–2000
  • Bent (Leigh Harris, Sydney, N.S.W.). OCLC 54477875.  Missing or empty |title= (help), 2001 - 2009
  • Brother-Sister (Brother Sister Enterprises). ISSN 1038-3875.  Missing or empty |title= (help), Queensland edition ISSN 1321-005X
  • Camp Ink (Campaign Against Moral Persecution). OCLC 37165711.  Missing or empty |title= (help), closed 1977
  • Capital Q (Designer Publications). ISSN 1444-0822.  Missing or empty |title= (help), 1993–2000
  • Gay Community News (Gay Community News). ISSN 0158-6440.  Missing or empty |title= (help), 1979–1983
  • Focus (Gay Melbourne social publication).  Missing or empty |title= (help), quarterly, 1992–2000
  • Gay: For the Untamed Stud (Malnoj Pty). ISSN 0155-9117.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  • GAYinWA.  Missing or empty |title= (help), closed 2008
  • Melbourne Star ( ISSN 1446-0262.  Missing or empty |title= (help), 2001–2006
  • Melbourne Star Observer (MSO).  Missing or empty |title= (help), 1985 - 2000 (Bluestone Media)
  • National Star Observer (Gay Publications). ISSN 0819-2251.  Missing or empty |title= (help), also ISSN 0815-3396, launch 1987
  • Now in Melbourne (NOW Corp. Pty). OCLC 56553329.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  • Now to 9 PM (Campaign Publications). OCLC 56553327.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  • Outrage (Gay Publications Co-operative). ISSN 0811-2169.  Missing or empty |title= (help), 1983–2000
  • Stallion : Australia's gay magazine (Herd Publications). ISSN 0310-7256.  Missing or empty |title= (help), 1970s
  • Westside Observer (WSO) (Westside Publications). ISSN 1440-3323.  Missing or empty |title= (help), 1987 – 10 November 2000
  • Wicked Women (Wicked Women). ISSN 1033-6524.  Missing or empty |title= (help)


  • Vangardist – Progressives Männer Magazin (Vangardist Medien OG).  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  • COXX – Vienna Gay News (eDate Advertising GmbH).  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  • Pride (Linz : Verein zur Förderung der Information über Schwule, Lesben und TransGender-Personen). OCLC 52802306.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  • queerbook (queermedia).  Missing or empty |title= (help), national
  • XTRA! (XTRA! Verein für Gesundheitsinformationt).  Missing or empty |title= (help), national

Out of print

  • Lambda Nachrichten (Homosexuelle Initiative Wien). OCLC 30122454.  Missing or empty |title= (help), launch 1979
  • Tamtam (Kulturverein Schwulesbisch in Gumpendorf). OCLC 24646763.  Missing or empty |title= (help)


  • ZiZo Magazine (çavaria).  Missing or empty |title= (help)[2]
  • LABELS Magazine (LABELS Media & Publishing).  Missing or empty |title= (help)[3]
  • Gay Magazine. OCLC 320452597.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  • ILGA-Europe (International Lesbian & Gay Association, European Region). ISSN 1378-577X.  Missing or empty |title= (help)


  • A Capa
  • G Magazine
  • H Magazine
  • Junior
  • Revista Via G

Out of print


Out of print

Czech Republic

  • Destroyer (Karl Andersson). ISSN 1801-8203.  Missing or empty |title= (help), launch May 2006, global quarterly distribution
  • Gay kontakt (Princ Press). OCLC 320412938.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  • Princ : gay sex magazín (Dagra Communication). ISSN 1212-1878.  Missing or empty |title= (help), launch 1993

Costa Rica


Out of print

  • Homotutkimustiedote (Kustannusliike Kustannusvastuu). ISSN 1235-6298.  Missing or empty |title= (help), Helsinki 1995
  • Queer biz (Queer Biz). ISSN 1236-5319.  Missing or empty |title= (help), Helsinki 1993-1994
  • Seta (Seksuaalinen tasavertaisuus). ISSN 0355-1407. OCLC 759774391.  Missing or empty |title= (help), Helsinki 1975-1994
  • Voltti (Akilles kustannus). ISSN 1797-4526.  Missing or empty |title= (help), Helsinki 2008-2009
  • Z: setalehti (Seksuaalinen tasavertaisuus). ISSN 1238-2760. OCLC 858654752.  Missing or empty |title= (help), Helsinki 1995-2007


Out of print



Out of print



  • Bombay Dost, India's only registered LGBT magazine, launched 1991, global distribution twice a year
  • Pink Pages.  Missing or empty |title= (help), launch July 2009, global quarterly distribution
  • Gaylaxy Magazine, India's largest LGBT webzine, launched 2010
  • Gaylaxy Hindi, India's first LGBT Hindi webzine, launched 1 January 2014



Out of print


Out of Print

  • Adonis(アドニス)Yukio Mishima was concerned with foundation of a periodical. launch 1952-1962.
  • doukou(同好) launch 1959
  • Bara(薔薇) launch 1964
  • Adon (アドン) launch 1974-1996
    • MLMW(ムルム) launch 1978-1981
  • Sabu (さぶ) launch 1974-2002
  • The Gay(ザ ゲイ) launch 1978
  • Super Monkey(スーパーモンキー) launch 1979
  • Barakomi(バラコミ) launch 1986
  • Fabulous(ファビュラス) launch 1999
  • Kuia Japan – Queer Japan (Keisō Shobō-2001). OCLC 43906181.  Missing or empty |title= (help) launch 1999
  • yes(yes) launch 2006
  • P-NUTS(P-NUTS) launch 1996
  • Niji()
  • Carmilla (カーミラ)
  • Anise (アニース)


Out of print

  • Barra


Out of print

The Netherlands

Out of print


  • Optimist magazine (Gay Lesbian Info Center). ISSN 2217-6756.  Missing or empty |title= (help)

Out of print

Dečko magazine


Out of print



Out of print

  • Revolver (Škuc). ISSN 1318-2668.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  • Lesbo (Škuc LL). OCLC 442867867.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  • eLmagazin (MKC Maribor). ISBN 978-961-6154-15-4.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  • 1xy (Škuc Magnus).  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  • Kekec (Škuc Magnus).  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  • Sestre.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  • Legebitrina Oznanila (Legebitra).  Missing or empty |title= (help)


  • Zero
  • Shangay magazine
  • MagLes magazine


  • Kaos GL (Kaos GL). ISSN 1302-5015. OCLC 40536771.  Missing or empty |title= (help), published quarterly by the LGBT organization KAOS GL.
  • Parmak (Finger) (Ali Özbaş). OCLC 64771242.  Missing or empty |title= (help), published monthly by KAOS GL during 2001.

United Kingdom


  • "Boyz". Windmill Europe Ltd. ISSN 1750-7944. 
  • "FS Magazine". GMFA. ISSN 1750-7162. , free
  • "g3". Squarepeg Media. 
  • "Galha News". Gay and Lesbian Humanist Association. ISSN 0953-8763. 
  • "Gscene". James Ledward. 
  • "Midlands Zone". What's On Magazine Group. , free monthly lifestyle magazine
  • "Out in the City". Squarepeg Media. 
  • "QB - Nottinghamshire's Queer Bulletin". 
  • "QX". FirstStar, Ltd. ISSN 1356-6903. 
  • "ScotsGay". John Hein. 
  • "UnDividingLines Free LGBT/Queer magazine produced for and by Scottish Highlanders". 

Out of print

  • AXM (Hallmark Communications). ISSN 1473-0529.  Missing or empty |title= (help), previously Axiom.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  • B-SPOKE (Xclusive Media). ISSN 1756-7661.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  • Capital Gay (Stonewall Press Ltd). OCLC 27313453.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  • Chroma: A Queer Literary Journal (Queer Writers and Poets). ISSN 1744-7801.  Missing or empty |title= (help), literary and arts journal
  • Fitlads (David and Joe Ltd). ISSN 1757-5516.  Missing or empty |title= (help), free
  • Gay News (Robert Palmer Marketing Ltd). OCLC 28143665.  Missing or empty |title= (help) closed 15 April 1983, now formally part of Gay Times
  • Man Magazine (Man Media (UK)). ISSN 1741-671X.  Missing or empty |title= (help), North West, 2000–2004
  • Mirrorballs (MB Publications).  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  • Outcast (Outcast Publishing). ISSN 1469-624X.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  • OutNorthWest (The Lesbian & Gay Foundation).  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  • Phase (Blasé Ltd). ISSN 1352-819X.  Missing or empty |title= (help)[7]
  • Queer West News (Craig Denney).  Missing or empty |title= (help) (Free Regional LGBT Newsletter), closed 2008
  • Shout! (Outright Scotland). OCLC 166588709.  Missing or empty |title= (help), Outright newsletter 1990s
  • Square Peg (BM Square Peg). OCLC 19984198.  Missing or empty |title= (help) closed, ran 1983–1992
  • Visible (Marsh and Malone Group). ISSN 1748-9709.  Missing or empty |title= (help), (Online) ISSN 1748-9717

United States

News and information

  • The Advocate (LPI Media). ISSN 0001-8996.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  • Pink Magazine (David Cohen).  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  • biMagazine (American Institute of Bisexuality).  Missing or empty |title= (help), covering the Arts, Culture & Society
  • Comipete Magazine (Media Out Loud LLC).  Missing or empty |title= (help), Coverage of sports events and stories about athletes within the Gay Community
  • Edge (Edge Media Network).  Missing or empty |title= (help), national network covering LGBT news and entertainment.
  • The Gay & Lesbian Review Worldwide (Gay & Lesbian Review, Inc). ISSN 1532-1118.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  • GALA Magazine (Tegan James (formerly Christine F. Gerity)).  Missing or empty |title= (help), Print and online magazine; a voice for unseen, unheard, and undiscovered artists within the LGBT community.
  • G.L.A.M. (Gay & Lesbian Alternative Magazine) (GLAM Magazine, LLC).  Missing or empty |title= (help), The magazine for GLBT artist & musicians
  • GaySOFLA Magazine Online.  Missing or empty |title= (help), South Florida
  • Lambda book report (Lambda Rising, Inc). ISSN 1048-9487. OCLC 21076801.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  • Lesbian News (Jinx Beers). ISSN 0739-1803.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  • (Gay Nichols Publishing, LLC).  Missing or empty |title= (help), covering LGBT activism from the intelligent view.
  • LGBTNation.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  • LivingOUT, was a biweekly newspaper published by LivingOUT Media Group in Minnesota from June, 2004 through June, 2005.[8]
  • National Gay News (Norm E. Kent).  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  • OMG! Magazine (OMG Multimedia Companies, LLC).  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  • Out Front (Q Publishing Group).  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  • Jess Lemin. Queer'd Magazine (Queerd Entertainment).  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  • The TransGen Times News and information about the TransGender Experience[9]


  • ACCESSline Newspaper (ACCESS). OCLC 26340233.  Missing or empty |title= (help), launch 1986
  • Ambush Magazine (Baton Rouge, La.). OCLC 10903339.  Missing or empty |title= (help), Southeast
  • Baltimore OUTloud|publisher= Pride Media, Inc.|Baltimore and Central and Western Md., launch 2003
  • Bay Area Reporter (Benro Enterprises). OCLC 26378505.  Missing or empty |title= (help), San Francisco
  • Bay Times Media (Sullivan Communications, Inc).  Missing or empty |title= (help), San Francisco launch 1978, new owner, 8/1/2011
  • Bay Windows (Alyson Publications). ISSN 0883-4334.  Missing or empty |title= (help), New England, launched 1983
  • Between the Lines (Pride Source Media Group). ISSN 1080-7551.  Missing or empty |title= (help), Detroit, launched 1993
  • Boston Spirit Magazine.  Missing or empty |title= (help), Greater Boston and New England
  • Bulletin, The (Triangle Media). ISSN 0889-6593.  Missing or empty |title= (help), California
  • CampKC (CampOut). OCLC 86069284.  Missing or empty |title= (help), Kansas City Metropolitan Area
  • Chicago Phoenix (Merewell LLC).  Missing or empty |title= (help), Illinois
  • City News Los Angeles. OCLC 12056628.  Missing or empty |title= (help), Los Angeles
  • cityXtra Magazine (Central and North Florida), published since 2010
  • Diversity Rules Magazine. OCLC 319832008.  Missing or empty |title= (help), Oneonta, New York
  • Dallas Voice, The (Voice Publishing). ISSN 0888-2517.  Missing or empty |title= (help), Dallas, Texas
  • David Atlanta (David Atlanta Inc.). OCLC 72899775.  Missing or empty |title= (help), Atlanta, Georgia
  • Palm Springs Desert Daily Guide Weekly (DDG MEDIA GROUP Will Paige). OCLC 54477925.  Missing or empty |title= (help), Palm Springs, California launched 1994
  • Empty Closet (Gay Alliance of Genesee Valley).  Missing or empty |title= (help), Rochester, New York
  • Erie Gay News. ISSN 2159-1792. OCLC 694108900.  Missing or empty |title= (help), Erie PA, launch 1992
  • EscapeOKC Magazine.  Missing or empty |title= (help) - Oklahoma City
  • Family & Friends Magazine (A & P Publications).  Missing or empty |title= (help), Memphis, Tennessee[10]
  • Fenuxe Magazine (TW Media Group, LLC). ISSN 2157-006X. OCLC 72899775.  Missing or empty |title= (help), Atlanta, Georgia
  • Frontiers (Frontiers Media). ISSN 1526-1972.  Missing or empty |title= (help), launch 1981
  • GAY CHIC Magazine (Viral PR Agency, LLC).  Missing or empty |title= (help), Chicago, Illinois, Launch 2013
  • Gay City News (Community Media). OCLC 50274748.  Missing or empty |title= (help), New York, launch 1994 originally as Lesbian Gay New York.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  • Gay Life (GLCCB). OCLC 47694046.  Missing or empty |title= (help), Baltimore, Maryland
  • Gay People's Chronicle (KWIR Publications). ISSN 1070-177X.  Missing or empty |title= (help), Ohio, launch 1985
  • Gay Vegas (All Purple Durple).  Missing or empty |title= (help) Las Vegas, Nevada, launched 1997. Print and online magazine. Digital version found at
  • Element Q magazine.  Missing or empty |title= (help), Albany, New York
  • Gayzette (Society for Senior Gay and Lesbian Citizens). OCLC 52935673.  Missing or empty |title= (help), California
  • Gayzette (Gay and Lesbian Democrats). OCLC 28596908.  Missing or empty |title= (help), Denver, Colorado
  • Gayzette (Coast to Coast). OCLC 54477955.  Missing or empty |title= (help), Florida
  • Gayzette (District 202). OCLC 50756390.  Missing or empty |title= (help), Minnesota
  • GO NYC (Go NYC Media). OCLC 54069461.  Missing or empty |title= (help), New York, Lesbian oriented
  • Gossip Boy.  Missing or empty |title= (help), Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • GRAB (Grabbys, LLC).  Missing or empty |title= (help), Chicago, Illinois
  • HotSpots Magazine.  Missing or empty |title= (help) launched 1986, Central and South Florida
  • Houston Voice (2011-Present) (J. Galloway & S. Tilota). ISSN 2164-9243.  Missing or empty |title= (help), Texas, Revived version of Houston Voice
  • Houston Voice (1973-2009) (T. Nelson (H. McClurg 1973-1993)). OCLC 31485329.  Missing or empty |title= (help), Texas, originally known as the Montrose Star
  • IN2IT Magazine.  Missing or empty |title= (help), Texas
  • InsideOut Weekly.  Missing or empty |title= (help) (Nashville, Tennessee)
  • ION Arizona (JMT Designs, Inc.).  Missing or empty |title= (help), free, Arizona, launched originally as IONAZ in 2001
  • L Style G Style Magazine, launched 2006, Austin, TX
  • Lambda Magazine.  Missing or empty |title= (help), launched 1976, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • Liberty Press, The (The Liberty Press). OCLC 34715465.  Missing or empty |title= (help), launch 1994, Kansas
  • Metro Weekly (Isosceles). OCLC 55969798.  Missing or empty |title= (help), free, launch 1994, Washington D.C.
  • Mom...Guess What! Newsmagazine (Guess What Media). OCLC 73351731.  Missing or empty |title= (help), launch 1978, Sacramento,California



  • POZ Magazine (Smart + Strong). ISSN 1075-5705.  Missing or empty |title= (help), launched 1994


Out of print


Historical research resources

  • International Directory of Gay and Lesbian Periodicals (Oryx Press, 1987), ISBN 0-89774-297-4.
  • Lesbian Periodicals Index (1986), ISBN 0-930044-74-6.
  • Lesbian Sources: A Bibliography of Periodical Articles, 1970–1990 (1993), ISBN 0-8153-0782-9.
  • Our Own Voices: A Directory of Lesbian and Gay Periodicals, 1890–1990: Including the Complete Holdings of the Canadian Gay Archives (Canadian Gay Archives, 1991), ISBN 0-9690981-6-2.
  • Women's and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Movements (LGBT) Periodicals Collection, 1968–2005, Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library, Duke University.

See also


  1. ^ "AX National – Gay Entertainment, Gay Lifestyle and Gay Photography". Eevolution. Retrieved 8 May 2009. 
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  4. ^ Fondazione per il libro; la musica e la cultura (2003*). Catalogo espositori. Officine Grafiche Editoriali Zeppegno. p. 94.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  5. ^ Ong, Terry (20 June 2013). "The Not-So Straight Story". Asia City Online Ltd. Retrieved 7 February 2014. 
  6. ^ Ong, Terry (20 June 2013). "The Not-So Straight Story". Asia City Online Ltd. Retrieved 7 February 2014. 
  7. ^ Lister, David (6 February 1994). "New gay style mag chases pink pound". The Independent. 
  8. ^ Article on the demise of LivingOUT from City Pages
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  10. ^ "listing". 27 May 2001. Retrieved 1 November 2013. 
  11. ^ "Queen’s Quarterly:". Retrieved 1 November 2013. 

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