Christopher Street 1977 - 1980
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1981 - 1982     1983     1984     1985     1986     1987     1988      1989     1992     1993

Between 1976 and 1995, Christopher Street was one of the most innovative and influential gay magazines in the United States, with features on a wide range of topics, new fiction from many writers, cartoons, photo essays etc. Occasional and regular contributors included Andrew Holleran, Boyd McDonald and Edmund White.

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Copies are £10 each including UK postage and packing or $25 each including postage to the US. Discounts available for three or more editions. Order here

July 1977 (Vol 2, No 1)
64pp, back cover soiled

Contents: Just In From Frisco / Gay Life in Macho Mexico, by David R Lennox [cont'd in next issue] / By Her Own Admission: An Excerpt, by Gifford Guy Gibson with Mary Jo Risher / Campus Report, by Kim Thomas / Interview with Nick Dante, by Gaby Rodgers / Glory-Holes, by John Stranack / Poetry by Brad Gooch / Fiction, Current Events, by James Schulyer; The Store, by Ronald Federico / Book Reviews: Straight Answers about Homosexuality for Straight Readers, Gay: What You Should Know about Homosexuality / Classifieds / cartoons

November 1978 (Vol 3, No 4)

Contents: Letters / Male Nudes, by Andrew Holleran / New York's Mein Chow; Alex Sand visits New York's first gay Chinese restaurant / Bad Habits, by Richard Friedel / Stavrinos, Illustrator, by Nathan Fain / Jokers Are Wild, the opening of John Lahr's new biography of Joe Orton / A Reckoning, an extract from May Sarton's new novel / Dance: Eleanor and Barry Laine talk with Meredith Monk / Movies: Jack Hiemenz on The Eyes of Laura Mars/ Classifieds / cartoons

July/August 1980 (Vol 4, No 11)
64pp, cover stained

Contents: Letters / Out and Around / Guestword on Christendom's intolerance of sexuality / Trivia Quiz / Dennis Altman on Gay Paris / Sartre: The Final Interview / Photography by Arthur Tress / Prose Poem by John Harris / Book Reviews (Art in the Third Reich; Judy Grahn's poetry; The Durable Fig Leaf ) / Will Aitken interviews Robert Wrench / Classifieds / cartoons

October / November 1980 (Vol 5, No 1)
64pp, cover worn

Contents: Letters / Out and Around / Randy Shilts on Cleve Jones / Robert K Martin on gay life in London / Seymour Kleinberg on an eight-year relationship / Fiction by Henry D Compton / Ned Rorem's Composer's Diary / Book Reviews on homosexuality in French and in American literature / Will Aitken on Chant d'amour / Classifieds / cartoons

Copies are £10 each including UK postage and packing or $25 each including postage to the US. Discounts available for three or more editions. Order here
continue with January 1981

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