Christopher Street 1977 - 1980
other years:   
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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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






August 1977 (Vol 2, No 2)
64pp


Contents: Gays in Cuba Today / Interview with Gloria Steinem, by Dorianne Beyer/ June 26, 1977: San Francisco, by Maria Stecenko, Photographs by Katherine Mann / Interview with Ethan Geto, by Charles L Ortleb / Gay Life in Mexico Part Two, by David R Lennox / Anita and Hester, by Robert K Martin/ Homosexuality on Television, by Philip Gerson / Theatre: Gay Sweatshop, by Terry Helbing / Rough Trade: The Williams-Windham Correspondence, by Tim Dlugos / Lita Lepie on Kate Millet / Robert K Martin on Dear Sammy: Letters from Gertrude Stein and Alice B Toklas / Classifieds / cartoons






February 1978 (Vol 2, No 8)
64pp, price sticker on front cover, marks on back cover


Contents: Anatomy of a Love Affair (30 page article with photographs) / To My Valentine (drawings on the theme) / Who Was That Masked Woman? (20 page extract from novel-in-progress by Noretta Koertge) / Classifieds / cartoons





April 1978 (Vol 2, No 10)
64pp


Contents: Letters / Coming Out in the Blackboard Jungle, by Joe Zogby / High School Memoirs, by Michael Musto, Reg Kahney, David Stein, David Hyl, Glenn Brandt and John Philips / Queer! - Scenes from the Gay Experience in High School, An art portfolio by Christopher Rohn, Victor Amador, Richard Lublin, Janet Mathews and Robert Ein / When the Time Came, Fiction by Pat Suncircle / Daniel, Fiction by Mark Hensley / Notes on "Trick", An excerpt from Metropolitan Life by Fran Lebowitz / An Interview with Fran Lebowitz, by Charles Ortleb / Theater: The Hot Peaches, by Eva
Saks / Music: Interview with Tom Robinson / Book reviews: Our Right to Love; Jonathan Loved David; The Manhood Ceremony; Too Much Flesh and Jabez / Records: New Releases, by Joe Gennaro / Classifieds / cartoons




May 1978 (Vol 2, No 11)
64pp


Contents: Letters / Every Night Fever, by Michael Musto/ Dr Dan Williams, interview by David Stein / My Son the Gay Doctor / Men Hating Men Loving Men, Charles Ortleb talks with Phyllis Chester / How She Lost It , Fiction by Fran Ross / City Island, Pelham Park Bay, poetry by Alfred Corn / Pat Bond talks to Vito Russo / Demigod, by Richard Valentine / Dance: Mangrove & Men's Coalition, by Eleanor Lugan / Movies: Jack Hiemenz on The Betsy / Other Voices / Classifieds / cartoons






June 1978 (Vol 2, No 12)
64pp, slight soiling of front cover


Contents: Letters / Gay Theatre Issue Introduction, by Terry Helbing / Gay Playwriting: Outsider Insights and Outasight Insiders, by Robert Patrick / Rogues Gallery: James Kirkwood, Charles Ludlam,Martin Duberman and others on gay theatre / Gay Theater: Notes from a Diary, by Richard Hall / A Survey of Women's / Feminist / Lesbian Theater Groups in New York, by Barbara Schwartz and Mara Shelby / "Willa-Willie-Bill's Dope Garden" by Megan Terry / Homophobia and the Critics, by Allan Pierce / Over the Cuckoo's Nest with Ben Bagley, by Frank Kelly / In Minneapolis:
The Out-and-About Theatre Company, by Leo Skir / A Decade of Gay Theater in Chicago, by Ron Hitchcock / Dance, Barry Laine and Diane Torr take a look at disco dancing / Books: Reg Kahney interviews Sheila Weller, Rosemary McLaughlin reviews Paul Monette's Taking Care of Mrs Carroll / Movies: Jack Hiemenz on Word Is Out / Classifieds / cartoons




November 1978 (Vol 3, No 4)
72pp


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





June 1980 (Vol 4, No 10 misprinted as No 7 )
64pp, cover worn


Contents: Letters / Out and Around / Guestword by John Harris / Tim Dlugos on Jaime Manrique Ardila and Bill Sullivan / Gay Life in Moscow / Lawrence Mass on John Wayne Gacy / Robert Martin on biographies and homosexuality / Photographs by Lynn Davis / Fiction by Felice Picano, Henri Cole, Steven Albert / Book Reviews (James Baldwin's Just Above My Head; Patrick White's The Twyborn Affair) / Will Aitken on Pauline Kael / 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



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continue with January 1981





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