LGBT Digital Archives On the Web

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The following guidelines determine whether a resource is included in this list:

LGBT Press:
  • Complete issues are preserved in legible PDF or other image format.
  • Archives include content from before January 2005.
  • Content is freely available (no restricted access; no purchase or subscription required).
  • Newsletters by LGBT organizations that function as newspapers for the broader community may be included. Newsletters which restrict coverage to their organization’s activities are excluded.
Alternative/Underground Press and Campus Press:
  • Complete issues are preserved in legible PDF or other image format.
  • Archives include content from before January 2000.
  • Content is freely available (no restricted access; no purchase or subscription required).
  • The publication provided substantial coverage of LGBT issues and events.
Archives/History Resources:
  • Inclusion is based on the availability and quality of online content.
  • Content may be digitized artifacts (photos, publications, videos, oral histories), source material (transcripts, government documents), or original posts and articles about LGBT history.
  • A mere online presence, an online catalogue or finding aids is not sufficient for inclusion.

If you know of a good resource that should be included in this list, please forward your recommendation here.

United States

Alabama

Campus Press:
  • Auburn Plainsman (Auburn University, Auburn). Published 1893 – present. Available online: 1922 – 2015.
  • The Crimson-White (University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa). Published 1894 -present. Available online: 1950 – 1974.

Alaska

Arizona

Archives/History Resources:

Arkansas

Campus Press:

California

LGBT Press:
  • Bay Area Reporter (San Francisco, CA). Published April 1, 1971 – present. Available online: Apr 1, 1971 – Jul 28, 2005.
  • Lesbian Tide (1971-1980):
    • Lesbian Tide (Los Angeles, CA). Aug 1971 – Jan 1974.
    • The Tide (Los Angeles, CA). Mar 1974 – Jul 1974
    • Lesbian Tide (Los Angeles, CA). Aug 1974 – May 1980.
  • ONE (Los Angeles, CA). Published: Jan 1953 – June 1966, 1972. Available online: Jan 1954 – Mar 1966.
  • Outlook (San Francisco, CA). Spring 1988 – Summer 1992.
  • Tangents (Los Angeles, CA). Oct 1965 – Jan 1970.
  • Vector (San Francisco, CA). Dec 1974 – Aug 1976.
Alternative/Underground Press:
Campus Press:
  • The Daily Bruin (University of California, Los Angeles, CA). Published Sep 10, 1915 – present. Available online: Sep 10, 1915 – Dec 9, 2002.
  • The Daily Californian (University of California, Berkeley, CA). Published Jan 20, 1900 – present. Available online: Various (digitizing in progress).
  • The Daily Trojan (University of Southern California, Los Angeles). 1898 – present.
  • The Guardian (University of California, San Diego, CA). May 26,, 1967 – present.
  • The Stanford Daily (Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA). Sep 1892 – Jun 2014.
Archives/History Resources:

Colorado

Archives/History Resources:

Connecticut

Campus Press:
  • Yale Daily News (Yale University, New Haven, CT). Published Jan 28, 1878 – present. Available online: Jan 28, 1878 – MAy 22, 1995.
Archives/History Resources:

Delaware

Campus Press:
  • The Review (University of Delaware, Newark, DE). Available online: Sep 1882 – May 8, 2012.

District of Columbia

LGBT Press:
Alternative/Underground Press:
Campus Press:
  • The Eagle (American University, Washington, DC). Nov 20, 1925 – Apr 17, 2015.
Archives/History Resources:

Florida

LGBT Press:
  • The Express (Broward/Dade County, FL). Available online: Jan 24, 2000 – Feb 16, 2004.
  • Out On the Coast (Vero Beach, FL). Apr 2003 – May 2011.
Campus Press:
  • The Catalyst. (New College of Florida, Sarasota, FL). Available online: Mar 5, 1965 – Nov  19, 2003.
  • Florida Alligator (University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.) Available online: Oct 19, 1906 – Present.
  • Florida Flambeau (Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL). Available online: Jan 23, 1915 – Dec 13, 1995.
  • The Miami Hurricane (University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL). Available online: Oct 4, 1927 – Dec 7, 2015.
  • The Oracle (University of South Florida (Tampa, FL). Available online: Aug 16, 1960 – Jan 11, 1974.
Archives/History Resources:

Georgia

LGBT Press:
  • Southern Voice (Atlanta, Georgia). Published:  Mar 19, 1988 – Dec 2, 2010. Available online: Mar 1, 1988 – Dec 29, 1994.
Alternative/Underground Press:
Campus press:
  • The Red and Black (University of Georgia, Athens, GA). Published: Nov 4, 1893 – present. Available online: Nov 4, 1893 – Dec 7, 2006.
  • The Signal (Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA). Dec 1, 1926 – Apr 17, 2018.
  • Technique (Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA). Published: Nov 17, 1911 – present. Available online: Nov 17, 1911 – Sep 26, 2014.
Archives/History Resources:

Hawaii

Idaho

Campus Press:
  • The Argonaut (University of Idaho, Moscow, ID). Available online: Nov 1898 – Jul 21, 2010.
  • Boise State University (Boise, ID): Available online:
    • The Roundup: Oct 23, 1933 – Apr 25, 1968.
    • Arbiter: Aug 30, 1968 – May 7, 2007.

Illinois

LGBT Press:
Alternative/Underground Press:
  • Kaleidoscope (Chicago, IL). Nov 22, 1968 – Jul 4, 1969.
  • Seed (Chicago, IL). Published May 1967 – Apr 8, 1974.
    • Available online: Sep 8, 1967 – Apr 8, 1974.
Campus Press:
  • Daily Egyptian (Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL). Available online: Oct 1916 – Dec 14, 1993.
  • Daily Illini (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL). Available online: Jan 1874 – Dec 13, 1975.
  • DePaula (DePaul University, Chicago, IL). Available online: Feb 9, 1923 – May 23, 2017.
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Indiana

LGBT Press:
  • The Screamer (Indianapolis, IN). Dec 1966 – Summer 1967 (4 issues)
  • The Works (Indianapolis, IN). Oct 1981 – Jul 1997.
Alternative/Underground Press:
  • The Spectator (Bloomington, IN). Published: Feb 5, 1966 – Dec 14, 1970. Available online: Sep 25, 1967 – May 20, 1970.
Archives/History Resources:

Iowa

LGBT Press:
Campus Press:
  • Daily Iowan (University of Iowa, Iowa City). Oct 1868 – Present

Kansas

Campus Press:

Kentucky

Campus Press:

Louisiana

Alternative/Underground Press:
  • NOLA Express (New Orleans, LA). Published Apr 1968 – 1973? Available online: Nov 15, 1968 – Dec 14, 1973.
Campus Press:
  • The Daily Reveille (Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA). Available online: Sep 9, 1959 – Jul 31, 1975.
  • Maroon (Loyola University, New Orleans, LA). Available online: Nov 15, 1923 – May 4, 2012.

Maine

LGBT Press:
Campus Press:
  • Maine Campus (University of Maine, Orono, ME.)Available online: Aug 28, 1885 – May 1, 2017.
Archives/History Resources:

Maryland

Campus Press:
  • The Diamondback (University of Maryland, College Park, MD). Available online: Jan 1, 1910 – Dec 12, 2002.
    • The student publication Black Explosion is included in the same database. Available online May 1970 – Dec 2015.

Massachusetts

LGBT Press:
Campus Press:
  • The Heights (Boston College, Boston, MA). Nov 19, 1919 – present.
  • The Wellesley News (Wellesley College, Wellesley MA). 1949 – present. Available online: Oct 25, 1956 – May 9, 1975.
Archives/History Resources:

Michigan

LGBT Press:
Alternative/Underground Press:
Campus Press:
  • Michigan Daily (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI). Sep 29, 1890 – present.
Archives/History Resources:
  • LGBT Detroit Records (Wayne State University, Detroit, MI). Twenty folders in Box 1 are digitized. The file for each folder is a single, very large PDF file.

Minnesota

LGBT Press:
  • Focus Point (Minneapolis, MN). Available online: May 27, 1994 – Dec 24, 1997.
Archives/History Resources:

Mississippi

Missouri

LGBT Press:
  • The Gay News-Telegraph (St. Louis, Mo). Published 1981 – 2000. Available online: Oct 1981 – Feb 1988.
  • The Phoenix (Kansas City, MO). Published 1966 – 1969. Available online: 1967-1969.
Archives/History Resources:

Montana

Alternative/Underground Press:

Nebraska

LGBT Press:
Campus Press:
  • The Daily Nebraskan (University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE). Published Jun 13, 1901 – present. Available online: Jun 13, 1901 – Jun 18, 1987.
Archives/History Resources:

Nevada

New Hampshire

Campus Press:
  • The New Hampshire (University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH). Published Sep 20-1911 – present. Available online: Sep 20, 1911 – May 11, 1976.

New Jersey

Campus Press:

New Mexico

New York

LGBT Press:
  • Come Out! (New York, NY). Published: irregular. Available online: Nov 1969 – Jan 1972.
  • Conditions (Brooklyn, NY). Published: irregular. Available online: Apr 1977 – 1990.
  • DYKE (New York, NY). 1975 – 1978.
  • Empty Closet (Rochester, NY). Jan 1971 – Nov 2015.
  • Fifth Freedom (Buffalo, NY). Sep 1970 – Dec 1983.
  • Gay Flames (New York, NY). Sep 11, 1970 – Feb 19, 1971.
  • Out Week (New York, NY). Jun 26, 1989 – Jul 3, 1991.
Alternative/Underground Press:
  • Liberation News Service ((Washington, DC; New York, NY) Published 1967 – 1981.
    • Available online at Reveal Digital: Feb 5, 1968 – Feb 13, 1971.
    • Available online at Archive.org: Aug 30 1968 – Jun 26, 1981.
  • The Realist (New York, NY) Jun 1958 – Spring 2001.
Campus Press:
  • Barnard Bulletin (Barnard College, New York, NY). Published Jan 7, 1901 – present. Available online: Jan 7, 1901 – Dec 4, 2002.
  • Columbia Spectator (Columbia University, New York, NY). Published Jul 1, 1887 – present. Available online: Jul 1, 1887 – Dec 10, 2015.
  • The Colgate Maroon-News and predecessors. (Colgate University, Hamilton, NY). Nov 2, 1846 – present.
  • The Cornell Daily Sun (Cornell University, Ithica, NY) Published: Sep 16, 1880 – present. Available online: Sep 16, 1880 – May 28, 1986.
  • The Daily Orange (Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY.) Sep 15, 1903 – Apr 15, 2009.
  • The Ithacan (Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY). Published: Oct 15, 1926 – present. Available online: Oct 15, 1926 – May 5, 2011.
  • Sarah Lawrence College (New York, NY). Available online:
    • The Campus: Oct 27, 1930 – Jun 6, 1962.
    • The Establishment: Sep 26, 1962 – Oct 4, 1964.
    • The Column: Nov 7, 1963 – Apr 29, 1964.
    • The Emanon: Dec 11, 1964 – Jun 26, 1973.
    • The Portfolio: Sep 20, 1973 – Jan 1, 1974.
    • The Tribune: 1974 (undated) – Apr 14, 1980.
    • The Phoenix: Oct 3, 2003 – Apr 24, 2012.
Archives/History Resources:

North Carolina

LGBT Press:
  • Q-Notes (Charlotte, NC). Published Sep 1983 – present. Available online: Nov 1983 – Dec 30, 2016 (except for a gap from Mar 1984 through May 1986.)
Campus Press:
  • The Duke Chronicle (Duke University, Durham, NC). Published: Dec 5, 1905 – present. Available online: Dec 5, 1905 – Feb 28, 1989
  • The Daily Tar Heel (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC). Published: Feb 23, 1893 – present. Available online: Feb 23, 1893 – Dec 11, 1992.
  • The Gold and the Black (Wake Forest University). Published Jan 1, 1916 – Present. Available online: Jam 1, 1916 – Dec 4, 2014.
  • The Technician (North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC). Published: Feb 1, 1920 – present. Available online: Feb 1, 1920 – Aug 3, 2005.
Archives/History Resources:

North Dakota

Ohio

Campus Press:
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Oklahoma

LGBT Press:
Campus Press:
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Oregon

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Pennsylvania

LGBT Press:
Campus Press:
  • The Daily Pennsylvanian (University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA). Published Dec 15, 1885 – present. Available online: Dec 15, 1885 – Aug 1, 2002.
  • Penn State Collegian (Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA). Published April 1887 – present. Available online: April 1887 – Dec 10, 2010.
  • The Pitt News (University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA). Published Sep 26, 1910 – present. Available online: Sep 26, 1910 – Apr 23, 2007.

Rhode Island

Campus Press:

South Carolina

Campus Press:
  • The Gamecock (University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC). Available online: Jan 30, 1908 – Apr 24. 2006.
  • The Tiger (Clemson University, Clemson, SC). Available online: Oct 1, 1907 – Aug 19, 2002.
Archives/History Resources:

South Dakota

Tennessee

LGBT Press:

Texas

LGBT Press:
Alternative/Underground Press:
  • The Rag (Austin, TX) Oct 10, 1966 – May 9, 1977.
Campus Press:
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Utah

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Vermont

LGBT Press:

Virginia

LGBT Press:
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Washington

Alternative/Underground Press:
  • Northwest Passage (Bellingham, WA). Published Mar 17, 1969 – Jun 1986. Available online Mar 17, 1969 – Oct  12, 1970, various following, through Jan 1986.
Archives/History Resources:

West Virginia

Wisconsin

LGBT Press:
  • Among Friends (Madison, WI). Published 1986-?. Available online: Feb 1988 – Aug 1988.
  • GPU News (Milwaukee, WI). Oct 1971 – Jan 1981.
  • Milwaukee Calendar (Milwauke, WI). Feb 1978 – May 1981.
Alternative/Underground Press:
Campus Press:
  • The Daily Cardinal (University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI). Published Apr 4, 1892 – present.
    • Available online: Sep 12, 1894 – Feb 28, 1969. Digitizing is ongoing.
Archives/History Resources:

Wyoming

Campus Press:
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International

Australia

LGBT Press:
  • Camp Ink (Sydney, NSW). Nov 1970 – Mar 1977.
Campus Press:
  • Honi Soit (University of Sydney, NSW). Available online: May 3, 1929 – Oct 29, 1990.
Archives/History Resources:

Canada

LGBT Press:
  • Body Politic (Toronto, ON). May 1972 – May 1983.
  • Open Road (Vancouver, BC) Summer 1976 – Winter 1990.
  • TWO (Toronto, ON). 1964-1966.
  • The Voice (Halifax, NS). 1976-1977 (Three issues available).
Campus Press:
  • The Gateway (University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB) Available online: Nov 21, 1910 – Apr 10, 2008.
  • The Manitoban (University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB). Available online: Nov 5, 1914 – Jul 6, 2012.
  • The McGill Daily (McGill University, Montreal, QC). Available online: Oct 2, 1911 –  Mar 26, 2001.
  • The Ubyssey (University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC). Available online: Oct 17, 1918 – present.
  • The Varsity (University of Toronto). Available online: Oct 7, 1880 – Apr 4, 2011.
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Ireland

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New Zealand

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United Kingdom

LGBT Press:
  • Gay Left (London). Autumn 1975 – 1980.
  • Gay News (London). Available online: May 1972 – Mar 7, 1973.
CAMPUS Press:
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