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



  • LGBTnews.am ("Bekum" democracy support centre NGO)  , online media [2]


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.


Out of print[edit]

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


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

Out of print[edit]

  • Lambda Nachrichten (Homosexuelle Initiative Wien)  OCLC 30122454 , launch 1979
  • Tamtam (Kulturverein Schwulesbisch in Gumpendorf)  OCLC 24646763


  • Gay Magazine   OCLC 320452597
  • ILGA-Europe (International Lesbian & Gay Association, European Region)  ISSN 1378-577X
  • LABELS Magazine (LABELS Media & Publishing)  [4]
  • ZiZo Magazine (çavaria)  [5]


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

Out of print[edit]


Out of print[edit]

Czech Republic[edit]

Costa Rica[edit]


Out of print[edit]


Out of print[edit]



Out of print[edit]



  • Bombay Dost, India's only registered LGBT magazine, launched 1991, global distribution twice a year
  • Gaylaxy Hindi   , India's first LGBT Hindi webzine, launched 1 January 2014
  • Gaylaxy Magazine   , India's largest LGBT webzine, launched 2010
  • Pink Pages   , launch July 2009, global quarterly distribution



  • Lui Guidemagazine
  • Pride

Out of print[edit]


Out of print[edit]

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


Out of print[edit]

  • Barra


Out of print[edit]

The Netherlands[edit]

Out of print[edit]


Out of print[edit]

  • Dečko magazine


Out of print[edit]


Out of print[edit]

  • 1xy (Škuc Magnus) 
  • eLmagazin (MKC Maribor) 
  • Lesbo (Škuc LL)  OCLC 442867867
  • Kekec (Škuc Magnus) 
  • Legebitrina Oznanila (Legebitra) 
  • Revolver (Škuc)  ISSN 1318-2668
  • Sestre  


  • Entiendes? 1989- ISSN 1575-1635
  • Gay Hotsa, bilingual Basque and Spanish, OCLC 289381704
  • MagLes magazine
  • Shangay magazine
  • Zero (out of business)


United Kingdom[edit]


  • 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[edit]

United States[edit]

News and information[edit]




  • A Bear's Life Magazine (Bear Brothers)
  • Connextions Magazine (Connextions Magazine LLC)  ISSN 2160-4355
  • Curve (Outspoken Enterprises; ISSN 1087-867X)
  • Echo Magazine (ACE Publishing)
  • Envy Man (Envy Media Group)
  • FTM Magazine (The Self Made Men LLC)
  • Gay Parent Magazine (Gay Parent; ISSN 1545-6714)
  • GayWebMoney Magazine
  • Icarus, the Magazine of Gay Speculative Fiction
  • Instinct As of July 31, 2015, Instinct Publishing ceased publishing Instinct Magazine and closed their operations. Instinct was acquired by Juki Media who now offer it as an online media source.[13]
  • JustUsBoys Magazine
  • Lavender Magazine (Lavender Lifestyles Marketing; ISSN 1542-3611)
  • LGBT Living & Weddings Magazine
  • MetroSource (Metrosource Publishing, Inc.; ISSN 1529-935X )
  • My Comrade
  • Next Door Magazine
  • noiZe Magazine (The Premier Guide to Dance, Festival and Circuit Events Worldwide; ISSN 1944-5741 )
  • OMG! Magazine (publisher= OMG Multimedia Companies, LLC)
  • Out (LPI Media; ISSN 1062-7928)
  • OUT THERE (publisher= Brown Tiger; ISSN 2043-9210)
  • Pride & Equality Magazine
  • Qr Magazine (Qr Media; ISSN 2027-9531)
  • Queerd
  • Qurb Magazine - Queer Urban Lifestyle Magazine - Print and Online
  • R* (evedesasas; ISSN 1948-5042)
  • The Rainbow Times is a minority owned publication–half Hispanic, 100% gay New England LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) newspaper founded in 2006–The Rainbow Times is a liaison that increases awareness of LGBT issues and serves as a vehicle to unify and strengthen the communities throughout the New England region. Available as print or online.
  • RFD Magazine (RFD Press Inc.; ISSN 0149-709X)
  • 10 Thousand Couples a free online emagazine that publishes articles, editorials, news, and video content of particular interest to same-sex couples, unions, and domestic partners around the globe.
  • She Magazine (She Girls, LLC)
  • Transgender Tapestry (I.F.G.E)  ISSN 1083-0006 OCLC 32692689
  • Velvetpark (Velvetpark Magazine; ISSN 1540-3777)
  • VizionsMagazine.NET (QNA Media Group, LLC)
  • Xodus USA (Xodus USA; ISSN 1542-2755)
  • Zeus (Fenocia Publishing Company, Inc; ISSN 1948-5042)


  • POZ Magazine (Smart + Strong)  ISSN 1075-5705 , launched 1994


Out of print[edit]


Historical research resources[edit]

  • 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[edit]


  1. ^ https://www.glaad.org/blog/ugandan-lgbt-publication-bombastic-magazine-making-huge-impact.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ "LGBTnews.am - LGBT news". 
  3. ^ "AX National – Gay Entertainment, Gay Lifestyle and Gay Photography". Eevolution. Retrieved 8 May 2009. 
  4. ^ http://www.labels-magazine.be
  5. ^ "ZiZo Online" (in Dutch). Zizo-online.be. Retrieved 2015-06-07. 
  6. ^ Fondazione per il libro, la musica e la cultura (2003). Catalogo espositori. Officine Grafiche Editoriali Zeppegno. p. 94. 
  7. ^ a b Ong, Terry (20 June 2013). "The Not-So Straight Story". is.asia-city.com. Asia City Online Ltd. Retrieved 7 February 2014. 
  8. ^ [1]
  9. ^ Lister, David (6 February 1994). "New gay style mag chases pink pound". The Independent. 
  10. ^ [https://web.archive.org/web/20070108114032/http://citypages.com/databank/26/1290/article13614.asp Article on the demise of LivingOUT from City Pages
  11. ^ published November 11, 2014 (2014-11-11). "Historic Launch of The TransGen Times, News Source for the Transgender Community - Our Lives". Ourlivesmadison.com. Retrieved 2015-06-07. 
  12. ^ "listing". Gaydata.com. 27 May 2001. Retrieved 1 November 2013. 
  13. ^ http://instinctmagazine.com/instinct-publishing-closes-operations
  14. ^ "Queen’s Quarterly:". Creativevisionsbooks.com. Retrieved 1 November 2013. 

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