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Magazines - Gay & Lesbian Interest Magazines and Newspapers

Out and about?  Tired of sitting at home on the couch watching The L Word? Stop by the Pratt Central Library's Periodicals Department for a fab read. Or (if you insist) use your home computer. All you need is a library card.
Advocate (The): the national gay & lesbian newsmagazine
Advocate (The): the national gay & lesbian newsmagazine
Pratt holds the current three years of this monthly news magazine in paper. It is full-text searchable in Pratt electronic databases.
 
Baltimore OUTloud
Baltimore OUTloud
Free current copies of this local biweekly newspaper, published by Pride Media Ltd., are available at Pratt Central Library.
 
Christopher Street
Christopher Street
(1)
Pratt holds this historically important title in paper from first publication in 1976 to final publication in 1995. Named for the street in New York's Greenwich Village where the 1969 Stonewall Riots occured, CS focused on issues within the gay community and was widely read in its day.
 
Gay & Lesbian Review Worldwide (The)
Gay & Lesbian Review Worldwide (The)

According to Magazines For Libraries, GLRW  "rivals titles such as The New Yorker in tone and substance."  According to the GLRW Website, "The Mission of the [GLRW] is to provide a forum for enlightened discussion of issues and ideas of importance to lesbians and gay man; to advance gay and lesbian culture by providing a quality vehicle for its best writers and thinkers; and to educate a broader public on gay and lesbian topics." This bimonthly title is full-text searchable in Pratt electronic databases. It superseded The Harvard Gay & Lesbian Review in 2000.

 
Gay Life: Maryland's LGBT Community Newspaper
Gay Life: Maryland's LGBT Community Newspaper
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Gay Life, published by the Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Baltimore, was formerly called the Baltimore Gay Paper and, before that, the Gay Paper. Free current copies of this biweekly tabloid-sized newspaper are available at Pratt Central. The Periodicals Department holds the title on microfilm from April 1979 to  December 1986 and from May 2000 to the present.
 
Harvard Gay & Lesbian Review (The)
Harvard Gay & Lesbian Review (The)
This title is full-text searchable in Pratt electronic databases. It was superseded by The Gay & Lesbian Review Worldwide in 2000. 
 
Lambda Book Report
Lambda Book Report
Published quarterly, LBR reviews contemporary gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered literature. This title is full-text searchable in Pratt electronic databases.
 
Out
Out
Out, a popular gay fashion and lifestyle magazine, is published 10 times a year. Pratt holds the current three years of this title (starting in February 2010) on its shelves.
 
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