This list has the zine reviews from Queer Zine Explosion #15, compiled
in March 1998. Some of these reviews also appeared in issues of Factsheet
Five. This is a version of this file that just has new zines since
which was published in October 1996.
This is the revised version.
Zines with a "+" at the beginning of the description
are ones that are reviewed for the first time in this Queer Zine Explosion.
- a la brava: A Queer Latino/a Zine Issue 3
- A comic about a woman who casts a spell on her ex-girlfriend to
get her back from her husband; poetry in English and Spanish by
Francisco X. Alarcon; hubcap earrings; profile of Madre Teresita, who
is transgendered; fake prisoner penpal ads.
$2.50 cash to Jaime Cortez 80 Sycamore SF CA 94110 32
pages, half legal
- Androzine Issue 20
- The longest-running queer zine, Androzine is mostly written in
French. It includes information on queer bands like Team Dresch,
reviews of queer zines, an article on "Homoland," a twice-yearly
gathering of left-wing gays, anarchists, etc.; plus international gay
$4 cash to B. Peuportier BP 192 75673 Paris Cedex 13 France
38 pages, Euro Standard
- Anything That Moves: The Magazine for the Serious
Bisexual... No, Really Issue 15
- *The feature this time is bi comix., from Alex Nordby, Jane
Cassel Sumner, Erika Lopez, CK Penchant, Katherine Douthit, and
Rachael House. Plus articles on Bonobo apes; has history set the
record too gay? -- the bisexuality of Vita Sackville-West; a report
from the 1997 International Conference on Prostitution; interview
with comedian Brian Norris; a piece on Amsterdam; a married man talks
about his and his wife's bisexuality; queerness in a communal
community; book and CD reviews.
Web Page: http://www.anythingthatmoves.com
$6 to BABN 2261 Market St #496 SF CA 94114-1600 68 pages,
- As I Breeze Through Issue 4
- Keri's band Ken; owning the coolest cat in the world; hating
Joan Osborne; being a bisexual woman attracted to fags; being into
British pop; why do all the lesbians go to dance clubs?; meeting
$2 to As I Breeze Through box 516 Ripon CA 95366 24 pages,
- The Assassin and the Whiner Issue 7
- *Autobiographical comics by Carrie. Seeing a UFO; earthquake
weather does not exist; body odor; a conversation with a gay man
about how neither of them can manage to meet anyone; "Is that a
stalactite in my cervix?"; overhearing the neighbors converse: "How
can she be gay? She's so beautiful!"
$1 to Carrie Box 481051 LA CA 90048 16 pages, digest
- Assume Nothing
- Wow, a book of Liliane comix! It's about time! This collection
includes some reprints of hard-to-find stories featuring our favorite
bi dyke comic heroine, and some previously unseen work like "Breeders
Too" in which Liliane feels her biological clock ticking and actually
contemplates getting pregnant. Also now available is the second part
of Telephone Temptress ($1.50), in which Liliane takes a job on a
French language phone sex line.
$12 US, $13.50 Canada to Leanne Franson C.P. 274, Succ Place
du Parc Montreal PQ H2W 2N8 Canada 88 pages, standard
- Atomic Love Issue 3
- Comix by Sina (who also does Boy Crazy Boy and the queer zine
review Nervous Energy). In this issue, Max and his fellow queer
superheroes battle the evil, homophobic Anjelica.
£1/$3 to c/o Sina Box 385A Surbiton, Surrey KT6 7YJ UK 28
pages, Euro digest
- Aunt Franne Issue 5
- This issue has some serious stuff -- writings about racism and
the term "white trash." Plus there's reader response about reclaiming
"the c word." Anonymous Boy lists his top 6 sexy punk boys. There's
also a lot of music coverage with show and record reviews and
interview with the Teen Idols and Spent Idols. Art by GB Jones,
Anonymous Boy, and Rachael House.
$2/$3 Canada/$5 overseas to Aunt Franne Box 523 Stratford NJ
08084 40 pages, standard
- Baby Sue vol 6 #2
- *Baby Sue is recommended for the easily offended, those who
need to get their panties in a bunch, and those who need a boost in
their blood pressure. It would be pointless, wouldn't it, to warn
them away from this comic zine. The presumably autobiographical comic
about a black maid who worked for the artist's family when he was a
child provides an interesting perspective on the creator of "Black
Ladies" comics which feature women talking in phonetically rendered
dialect. Also in this issue, a comic about gaybashing; a piece of
prose that compares God to a slave owner; more sick offensive humor.
I'm going to sit down and write a letter about this zine to GLAAD,
the NAACP, and the Christian Coalition, and I hope you do too.
Web Page: http://www.babysue.com
$3 to Baby Sue Box 8989 Atlanta GA 30306-8989 32 pages,
- Bamboo Girl Issue 6
- Huge book-like issue of this zine, which is by and about Asian
women, particularly Pinays. Interview with Zahera Saed, who was born
in Afghanistan; a violent racist incident at Denny's; a call for more
pan-asian unity; Reginald Sinclair Lewis, a prisoner, explains his
case; information about the Tibetan situation; challenging the tacit
laws of queerness; strong anime women; interview with mixed blood
Pinay writer Jessica Hagedorn; stereotypes about Asian women; people
of color you never knew; breaking the stigma of mental illness;
interview with HIV/AIDS activist and writer Irene Suico Soriano; zine
and music reviews.
interview with Sabrina, editor of Bamboo Girl
$2 to Sabrina Box 507 NY NY 10159-0507 110 pages, standard
- Batteries Not Included vol 5 #1
- *Porn is the topic in this monthly zine. Spence reviews books,
including the new Good Vibrations Guide to Sex; an article on S/M in
recent Russian music videos; Lisa B. Falour on Krafft-Ebing.
$3/$4 foreign to Richard Freeman 130 West Limestone St Yellow
Springs OH 45387 12 pages, standard
- Big Ad #50
- A magazine of personal ads for fat men and guys seeking them.
Also includes an article on "The Big Man and Dating," erotic fiction
about a guy who has sex on a ferry boat, photos (which don't show
total nudity -- for that you have to get another publication
likeHeavy Duty), and a column on gaining weight.
$7 to Big Ad Box 14725 SF CA 94114-4725 60 pages, standard
- Bitchfield Issue 20
- *DFL interview, Lois pinup, rants and information. Courtney has
a bunch of other projects, including the new zine Candy Bars from
Planet Mars, which is supposed to have a piece on V. Vale of
V/Search, vegan recipes, comix, etc. And there's a cassette, Glitter
Doll Noise, which has live music from Tribe (8?), Dirt Bike Gang,
Vegas Beat, Behead the Prophet, God is my Co-Pilot, interviews, and
$2/trade to Courtney 120 State Ave NE #1206 Olympia WA 98501
56 pages, digest
- Black Sheets Issue 12
- *The "Sex Pioneers" issue, with a bunch of articles about queer
life in San Francisco in the 70s, focusing a lot on sex clubs. Great
issue -- history class was never this exciting!
Web Page: http://www.blackbooks.com
$6 U.S./$8 Canada /$10 elsewhere to The Black Book Box 31155
SF CA 94131 52 pages, standard Age statement required.
- Blood Brothers Issue 1
- An editorial about being over the white upwardly-mobile "gay
community"; a story about a roundtable discussion of cocksucking; an
S/M story about a top dressed all in rubber; queering the million-man
march pledge; a satire of the obligatory porn shave and homogenous
porn models; a rant about what passes for political activity in the
mainstream gay community; 20 golden rules for AIDS-treatment
activists like "never criticize a drug company"; a short prose piece,
"Queer white butt boy."
$8 to Wendell Ricketts Box 40114 Albuquerque NM 87196 28
- Boy's Own: The FTM Newsletter Issue 22
- Boy's Own is a publication by and for female-to-male
transsexuals. An attempt by a bigot to expose a family which includes
transsexuals instead reveals a supportive community; a letter from
the Czech republic which reveals that the situation for transsexuals
there is fairly good; disability and the FTM; resource information.
2 IRCs/donation to FTM Network BM Network London WC1N 3XX
20 pages, Euro digest
- Boy Crazy Boy Issue 3
- Sina's superhero comix are in Atomic Love, while the comic in
this issue is an autobiographical one in which he talks about his
college experience, trip to San Francisco, etc. Plus comix by Nick
Leonard (about the true meaning of the term "shirtlifter), Howard
Stangroom (about his Wonder Woman t-shirt), and Bud (about men in an
£2/$3 to Sina Box 385A Surbiton, Surrey KT6 7YJ UK 32
pages, Euro digest
- Boys Who Wear Glasses Issue 4
- This is the Annie Lennox issue. Mark writes about Annie Lennox
of the Eurythmics, incorporating autobiographical stuff about what
Annie meant to him growing up as a queer kid. Plus a variety of
reviews of records by women singers.
$2.50 to (NEW ADDRESS)
Mark Hain 901 South Allen St., Apt D-5,
State College, PA 16801-6026 68 pages,
- Boy Trouble Issue 3
- Comix anthology zine by queer guys featuring David Kelly, Jaime
Cortez, Michael Fahy, Andy Harzell, Robert Kirby, Josue Menjivar, Tim
Piotrowski, and C. Bard Cole. Most of these guys have comix zines of
their own, so it's a good way to get aquainted and find other
$3 + postage to David Kelly 1122 E. Pike St. #992 Seattle WA 98122
36 pages, half legal
- Bulles Gaies Issue 6-8
- The cartoon adventures of Jonathan, as he decides to come to
terms with his homosexuality. The first issue also includes a story
about an older man who meets a younger man who owns a lizard. As the
story progresses, Johnathan visits a gay bar, goes to a party with
some straight friends, and visits a bathhouse. An English translation
is included. I'd suggest sending a 100F International Money Order for
a complete set.
25F to Jean-Paul Jennequin 24 rue Leon Frot 75011 Paris
France 32 pages, Euro digest
- The Burning Times Issue 6
- *Great issue here, starting out with cover art by G.B. Jones
and an interview with her -- she's the one who started the whole
homo-core thing and the reason why you're reading this today.
There's an editorial about destroying sexual identity (moving past
identity politics seems to be a hot topic in queer zines these days.)
Other contents include an article on male sex work; Interview with
Propagandhi, artist Anonymous Boy, gay rugby player Ian Roberts,
Kathleen Hanna, and Kath of Kill Krush Destroy; introductory Anarchy;
a fantasy about Silverchair; issues of male rape; music reviews in a
fun tag-team format; zine reviews, resources, and a poster for your
$3 U.S. to Richard Watts Box 425 Clifton Hill VIC 3068
Australia 48 pages, Euro Standard
- Caress Newsletter: For Writers of Erotica Issue
- A resource for writers of erotica, which lists places to get
published, and also publishes reviews.
$5 cash to The Write Solution
Flat I Flat 1, 11 Holland Road Hove, East Sussex BN3 IJF UK 12
- Cassiopeia the Witch Issue 36
- *In this issue of the comic, Cassiopeia tries working for a
psychic hotline and works on her relationship with her girlfriend
$1.75 to Perry Lake 6167-B Alamo Wy Paradise CA 95969-4202
32 pages, digest
- Cent vingt huit Issue 2
- French language zine with contents a mix of stuff about bands
and music and queer issues.
to Jerome Lienard 16 rue pierre curie Sceaux 92330 France
44 pages, digest
- Chess Pride Issue 1
- As you might guess, this is a gay and lesbian chess zine. A
good part of this issue is related to Anthony Santasiere, who died 20
years ago. The moves of some of his championship games are
reproduced. There is an interview with GM (in this context, it stands
for Grand Master, I guess) Arthur Bisguier, who knew Santasiere.
$7 to Chess Pride 39F Wellington Drive New Windsor NY 12553
20 pages, digest
- The Closet Issue 12
- Another part of a continuing story about a gay highschool
student; appropriated Barbie comix in which Ken gets a job on a
free to Brett Butler Box 272982 Boca Raton FL 33427 10
pages, half standard
- Cockwoman Issue 1
- Jayne County; street harassment; reaching to find a new sex and
gender; makeup tips; gender permutations explored in a piece that
starts "he's a man who likes to dress as a woman, she's a man who
likes to dress as a dyke."
20 pages, digest
- Conspiracy of Theory: queer and longing, disaffection and
dykes fall 1996
- Getting harassed by a man who says "I'd fuck you if you were a
boy"; memoir of a Catholic school; feeling uneasy in lesbian spaces;
thoughts on having missed out on childhood queer sexuality; much more.
1 stamp to Amanda Box 436 NY NY 10009 40 pages, Mini
- Coughing Up Legoman Issue 1
- This is a personal zine by an 18 year old queer guy. It has a
series of essays that have a very from-the-heart, diaristic feel to
$1? to Chris Po Box 530 West Ryde NSW 2114 Australia 16
- Crazy Pink Revolver spring/summer 1997
- *A protest against Bill Clinton's volunteer summit, including a
reprint of Leslie Feinberg's speech; a glossary of slang terminology;
poetry and collage art.
$3 to c/o Jackie O PO Box 58203 Phila PA 19102-8203 20
- Cutlass Issue 1
- Moving from the east coast to the west; working in a donut shop
that gave free donnuts to cops, which amounted to bribery, and the
moral questions surrounding that; losing a wallet stuffed with
memories; the college/townie rivalry in Bennington, Vermont; an
argument with a separtist; an entry on homosexuality from a family
health encyclopedia; the word "slut."
$1 to j. flux c/o boxholder PO Box 23055 Seattle WA 98102
- Da Juice!: A Black Lesbian Thang Issue 1
- Correspondence between two women sparked by a personal ad;
"Blackophelia," about white women who exoticize blackness; dykes do
drag; the murder of anti-klan activist Terri L. Jewell; interview
with Skin of Skunk Anansie; obscenity legislation unevenly applied to
queers; erotic writing, poetry, and more.
$5.50 cash to Da Juice! Box 156 Toronto ON M5S 2S7 Canada
52 pages, half legal
- Dick/Brain News:for men with both Issue 4
- *Published guys from the now-on hiatus sex party-throwers O
Boys. An article giving the opinion that pissing on someone shows a
lack of respect; news items about other sex clubs; a few naked
pictures and other items.
Web Page: http://www.gaywired.com/oboy
to Dick/Brain News PO Box 29879d LA CA 90029 8 pages,
- Dirty Issue 9
- The big feature in this issue is an article on gay in rap.
Chris cuts through the bullshit of all that "who's the gay rapper"
stuff. Also in this issue, Chicklet gives advice on sex in
cyberspace; C. Bard Cole contributes a story about a couple kids who
steal a car from a gay guy; Chris gives us a Dirty Diary of his true
sex adventures and the story "How Macho Got His Name."
Web Page: http://www.banjee.com
$3.75 to Chris Leslie Box 1697 NY NY 10009 48 pages,
digest Age statement required.
- Dragazine Issue 10
- Featured on the cover in living color is Vaginal Davis, who is
also the subject of an interview.This issue also has an article by
DeAundra Peek (including one of her famous recipes using Vienner
Sausages). Other interview subjects include Thom Collins, the Lady
Chablis, Lindsey Cochran, Mark Davis' mom Mavis, Alexis Del Lago, Pam
Teflon, and the Linguine Sisters. Plus there's full color mug shots
from Wigstock West and beauty and costume tips.
$5.95 (add $2 outside US and Canada) to Dragazine Box 461795
West Hollywood CA 90046 48 pages, standard
- Drop Dead: The Zine of Lesbian Battering Issue 1
- Top ten stupid comments by lesbians to survivors; packing a
dick when going to court; writing on the body instead of cutting;
post traumatic stress; signs of a battering personality. The editor
is looking for writing by other survivors for future issues.
$2 to Drop Dead Box 28733 Seattle WA 98118 20 pages, half
- DWAN Issue 21-22
- Issue 21 starts off with a fascinating interview with writer
Giti Thadani about reclaiming Hinduism for women and lesbians. DWAN
is largely a poetry zine, and in this issue Donny opens up the
editing process of his zine by interspersing comments and letters
from poets with their poems. Issue 22 includes Lisa Falour's
reminisces about filmmaker Jack Smith; Bruce Boone's article about
his visit to the Tenderloin hotel where Valerie Solanas lived; Vernon
Maulsby writes about being influenced by Vampira.
$2/free to prisoners to Donny Smith Box 411 Swarthmore PA
19081-0411 36 pages, digest Free to prisoners.
- Dykatude: A Journal of Dyke Dissent Issue 3
- Boston's dyke march sparks reaction from mainstream gays; a
history of Boston's Women's Action Coalition; women from history;
lesbian content in young adult books; sexuality roundtable; comic
about apartment hunting.
$3 to Beth Hastie 24 Castleton St. Boston MA 02130 20
- Dyke Tyke Issue 2
- Who says that a guy can't make a lesbian zine? Rich has ammased
quite a collection of clippings of pictures of lesbians -- no porn
stuff in this zine, though. Plus a list of "gay" characters in
classic TV shows and lyrics for girl-to-girl love songs from
supposedly straight bands.
$4 to Rich 100 Day St #1 Boston MA 02130-1105 58 pages,
standard Age statement required.
- Eightfold Path Issue 51
- +This zine is mostly written in a first-person, conversational
style. There are pieces on working in a nursing home; disillusionment
with college; going to a therapist; nudism; the word "fuck";
straightedge; the problems of being a highschool teacher; organic
vegetables; motherhood; being gay. Also available is a pamphlet,
$2 to Daryl Box 22172 Regina SK S4S 7H4 Canada 52 pages,
- The Ever Fabulous Queen Zine Issue 1
- Nail polish tips; a past-it fashion designer; Straight Pride
vs. Gay Pride; Gay Pride Barbie; the perfect man; Craig sees Captain
Eo for his hundreth and final time. With this you get #7 of Suburbia
$2 to Craig Jessup PO Box 329 Larkspur CA 94977-0329 28
- Fanorama Issue 15
- Reb reprints his diary from when he was 15, in 1972, the year
he first had sex with a guy. It's illustrated with color photos of
the young Reb, and pictures of current events from the era, and
there's also a run-down of contemporary events and pop culture.
Fanorama c/o REB, 109 Arnold Avenue
Cranston, RI 02905.
48 pages, half legal Free to prisoners.
- Femme Flicke Issue 7
- The focus here is on films by women. The zine is an excellent
and necessary resource. A review of the sountrack of "All Over Me";
films about women's history; filmgirl's guide to cool web sites; a
pull-out guide to take to the video store of 250 women directors and
their movies; interview with Watermelon Woman director Cheryl Dunye;
"The Year the Dyke Broke": lesbians in films from the past year; Lucy
Thane on touring with her video "She's real worse than queer";
Interview with Tammy Rae Carland about her music and video disto Mr.
Lady; comic about dating a film girl.
$3 to Femme Flicke 19 Wendell St #7 Cambridge MA 02138 40
- Freaky Power! Issue 3
- Queer anarchist perspectives on the commercialized London gay
pride festival, veganism, issues with zoophilia, Berlin queer
anarchists, and more.
to Vaz c/o 56A Infoshop
56 Crampton St London SE17 UK 4 pages, Irregular
- Fucktooth Issue 22
- It's been a while since I've reviewed an issue of Fucktooth
because even though it's a great zine, its main focus isn't really on
queer stuff. But this issue has enough queer-related stuff that I
get to review it. Yay! Rants about topics of relationships and
sexuality, such as only wanting to date other type-a people,
nonmonogamy, long distance relationships, and bisexuality; the
problem of D.I.Y. workaholism; interviews from a continuing series
called "fifty ways to be punk" with Theo Witsell of the zine
Spectacle, Kent McClard of Ebullition and Heart AttaCk, and Ryan
Taxles; rants about caffeine, nutrition, women's health, and AIDS and
needles; hopping freight trains; getting married; nonmonogamy and
queer conciousness; more.
$2 to Become the Media (don't put Fucktooth on the envelope!)
PO Box 353,Mentor, OH 44061.
88 pages, digest
- Gag Rule: zine of queer culture and law Issue 1
- Seus writes about surviving the attempted brainwashing she was
subjected to in law school. Topics of the pieces include an essay on
having a transgressive sexual identity; queer culture and the
privilege of whiteness; an open letter to Governer Pataki saying that
the CUNY Law School is a breeding ground for leftists; differences
between queer culture and law; not fitting into the assigned role
(aren't queers supposed to work in the AIDS unit of a legal service
agency?); the way the government gives the taxpayers' money to
moneylending institutions; 21st Century Cyberdyke comics. It's all
ilustrated with fun photo-booth photos.
$? to S. Bartone 133 8 Ave #1-F Brooklyn NY 11215 22
- a gasp, a glitch, and a halting gait
- +Four stories with illustrations. The topics are a disturbed
woman named Gwendolen; two hippy fags chatting on a riverbank; "A
homo, a pretty boy, and a facial tic," about how a guy ended up with
his throat cut; a murderer and boyraper named Bob. Make cheques out
£3 to LMFYFF Productions PO Box 17220 London SE17 3ZS UK
20 pages, digest
- Gayme Issue 3.2
- Article by Hakim Bey about "BL" and its representation in
capitalist media; Russian writer Yaroslav Mogutin; Charley Shively
writes about anarchist lovers Bakunin and Nechayev; turn of the
century photos by Lehnert and Landrock; the gay and lesbian
movement's attempt to oust boy-lovers.
$7.95 to Gayme Box 15645, Kenmore Station Boston MA 02215
76 pages, standard
- Genealo-zine: a zine abour finding your roots
- Eddie's zine is about his interest in tracing his family roots.
He includes some tips about genealogy; a visit to a cemetery with his
mother; effects his research has had on him, including how it relates
to being a gay man; irritating things about genealogy work.
$1+stamp to Eddie Mitchell PO Box 2543 Louisville KY 40201
16 pages, digest
- Gerbil: A Queer Culture Zine Issue 8
- Confessions of a Xena-phile; a story by Bo Houston and Kevin
Killian; a visit from Quentin Crisp; an article about Pansy Division;
poetry and photographs. Also available is a poetry supplement.
Web Page: (web page no longer works)
$3/$3.50 int'l to Gerbil Box 10692 Rochester NY 14610 32
pages, half legal
- Girl Cult: Girlkulturzine vol 2 #1
- In the editorial, the editor comes out as being 47, a
grandmother, and living with a guy. Articles on power exchange in SM;
hairstyle tips; an erotic story about three women.
$2 to Joannie 48 Craig St. London N6C 1E8 Canada 32 pages,
- Girljock Issue 15
- *Avoiding injury playing softball; a funny piece about groovy
femme-jock shoes; playing lesbian mind games; a big feature section
on snack food; in-line skating; interview with a kickboxer; how to
not be smelly; Roxxie gives advice about when to quit; comix by
Leanne Franson and Joan Hilty.
$5 to Girljock Box 882723 SF CA 94118-2723 36 pages,
- Girlwize Issue 2
- I thought the article in this zine about an experience with a
mental hospital and the eagerness doctors have to prescribe
antidepressants was really interesting. Other contents include an
essay about girl hate and cattiness; places to write for political
action about sex tourism and female genital mutilation; a warning
about a scary cop.
$1 to Girlwize 22 Albany Cir Beverly MA 01915-1267 28
- Girly: Transgender Zine Issue 9
- Those girly Hanson boys; going on public transport in drag; a
report on Sydney Lesbian & Gay Mardi Gras; Eddie Murphy clippings;
going out wigless.
$1 to Mona 33 Romford Rd, Stratford London E15 4LY UK 2
- Glamour Comix Issue 1
- Miss Electra Complexion reveals her origins among a tribe of
2 stamps to Christopher Smith 141 Whiteman Rd Stephentown NY
12168 16 pages, Mini
- Happy Fag Issue 4
- This issue has an amazing story by Tom Brown about a college
same-sex experience he had in the 1950s. There's also excerpts from
Scooter's diary and a report on a trip to New York New York in Las
$3 to Scooter 323 Broadway East #902 Seattle WA 98102 36
- Homoeroticon Issue 2
- *Dark and scary drawings like a queer Geiger. There's some
humorous one-panels about a hairdresser for monsters; a suicide note
from a cartoonist; a comic about an obsessive gay relationship; comic
abot queen Amfet-Amin and her royal orgy; a journey into the mind of
Bobby, creator of Homoeroticon.
$3 to Bobby Tran Dale 3300 Jordan Road Oakland CA 94602 88
- House Organ Issue 21
- +A poetry zine, with a historical eye on Black Mountain and
Beat related poetry, as evidenced here in a piece on Black Mountain
poet Charles Olson. There is also a piece in memory of poet Carroll
Arnett/Gogisgi along with two of his early poems.
$1 to Kenneth Anthony Warren 1250 Belle Avenue Lakewood OH
44107 24 pages, half standard
- I'm not waiting Issue 2
- +A piece about that whole selling out thing; Alanis Morissette
says she would like to live with a woman; interviews with the
Panties and Tuskadero; beyond bisexuality; zine book, and record
$1 to Bussel 130 New Road #L-10 Parsippany NJ 07054 28
pages, half legal
- If Prince Was My Girlfriend Issue 1
- If Prince was her girlfriend, they'd go to Meow Mix and be the
envy of all the dykes. Rather than being a boring discography
fanzine, this is all about being a prince fan. It's fun and
hilarious. Interesting question raised -- was Prince's writing
"slave" on his cheek inspired by Kathleen Hanna writing "slut" on her
$2 to Amy K. 112 W. 15th St #3 NY NY 10011 56 pages, digest
- In Cadence Issue 1
- The absurdity of the Christian religion illustrated by the song
"Jesus loves even me"; Brock writes about his father, who teased him
when he was a kid and cheated on Brock's mother; interviews with
Alvin of the zine Ugly Boy and with the band Ghosty Grams; a
manifesto; a call for people to write for a zine about dealing with
mental illness; schools Brock went to; Brock writes about why he
doesn't like the idea of same-sex marriage; customer hassles at the
ice cream shop; outline of how an anarchist society would work.
$1+stamp/trade to Brock Po Box 11 Hayti SD 57241 24 pages,
- Infantile Issue 6
- This queer pagan zine features some interesting unearthings
from the past -- an article on Lucian Alexander the False Prophet; an
18th century erotic masque (drama) called "The Triumph of Hercules";
a recipe for tofu mock baby for magical cannibalism; manifesto of
U.G.L.I (United Glamour-free Les-bi-gay Individuals).
$1 or your firstborn to Infantile 16 Keystone Ave. Toronto On
M4C 1H1 Canada 24 pages, half legal
- Interbang Issue 6
- In the future, Interbang is going to have a queer
section, and Ben is looking for contributors. The zine also has
stuff on punk, David Duke, copwatch, veganism, and more.
$2 to Interbang Box 671 Ravenna OH 44266 48 pages, standard
Information about the films in Queer (S)punk, a film show
at the Mix festival which Stephen Kent curated; Creamachine, an
installation using 8mm porn films in the men's room at a movie
theater; an email exchange with a punk guy; a reprint of a porn
comic with a guy with a mohawk; RCalifornia MenS by William Burroughs;
correspondence with German filmmakers Dom and Ben Redding;
information on filmmaker G.B. Jones; reprints of articles on queer punk.
to Stephen Kent Jusick 23 E 10th St. Apt PHG NY NY 10003
44 pages, digest
- Cough Syrup -- My Downfall
- A new artist's book from the creator of "I Was the Pusher's
$6 to c.topher sinkinson 2086 NW Kearney #7 Portland OR 97209
24 pages, Mini
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- Jailhouse Turn Out Issue 1
- A new zine from Tammy Rae who used to do "I (heart) Amy
Carter." It has a manifesto about being out in public; a piece about
Portia, who died of an AIDS-related illness; articles about abuse
between women; Jeffery Kennedy writes about being a gay man with a
lesbian sister, and how their family deals with them; pages on Aileen
Wournos; an article about depression medication; excerpts from old
books about lesbians in prison; learning to communicate with
girlfrinds; Kaia writes about the Michigan Women's Music Festival,
specifically the concept of "The Land."
$3/no trades to JTO/Tammy R Carland PO Box 3189 Durham NC
27715-3189 40 pages, digest
- James White Review: A Gay Men's Literary Quarterly
- Interview with Alan Hollinghurst; fiction by Kevin Esser, Glen
Retief, and Norberto Luis Romero; essay by Bill Gordon about his
therapist dying; there's also poetry, but I don't summarize poetry.
$4/$5 Canada to Box 3356 Traffic Station Mpls MN 55403 20
- Jelli Comix Issue 1
- An anthology of "dykey" comics from all over, published out of
Australia. The printing uses some color inks, including metalic
silver. Cover art by G.B. Jones; Miriam English contributes
computer-oriented comix; Katrin Kremler explores the portable phone
as a sex toy; Bex Nioni demystifies leather (yes, it comes from
animals!); Jimini contributes the story of the Stella expedition, a
crew of intergalactic anarchofeminist cyberpunks; Cowgirl explores
the moral quandry of piercing for animals; In Kaen Selby's Pulp
Friction, a gay neighborhood is about to fall vicitim to the wrecking
ball; Wolf draws strange creatures like the boreocrat; reprints of
comix by Sarit and Fish; Irene Mulder illustrates lesbian
sadomasochism; Karen Kinder contributes a wordless, surreal strip
about a delivery person; back cover art by Marion Conrow.
$5 Australian to Jelli Comix (send email for ordering
information) 36 pages, comic book
- King of the Fairies Issue 4-5
- +Issue 4 of the fanzine devoted to queer Canadian fiddler
Ashley MacIsaac comes complete with a portable shrine to Ashely. The
zine has an Ashley doll on the cover; an essay titled "Understanding
the Music Man: Anthropologizing Ashley"; marketing condoms, including
a storyboard for a proposed condom spot featuring Ashley MacIsaac;
memories of gay life in New Brunswick in the 1970s; the film "The
Hanging Garden," in which Ashley appears and provides music. #5
discusses the media manipulation that publicists do; Ashley's
dancing; dreams about Ashley; a memory of an experience with a whore
$2 to Glendon McKinney 91 Sackville St Toronto Ont M5A 3E6
Canada 32 pages, digest
- Kink: kinky queer grrly sexy Issue 1-2
- A little collection of interesting stuff on sex-related topics
like Bob Flanagan, a shoe gag, that wacky Marine piercing ritual, a
group of men into mud and other sloppy stuff with sex, and bearded
ladeez. Issue 2 has stuff on watersports, a first sex experience, a
Christian tract in which a kid spanks his dad, and a femme bitch top
$1 per issue to Kink 33 Romford Road Stratford, London E15
4LY UK 2 pages, oversized
- Kiss Off Issue 2
- +I dunno, maybe there needs to be another review zine for zines
that don't have queer content but want to get reviewed in Queer Zine
Explosion anyway... This is a zine done by two self-described punk
geeks, or riot nrrrds as it says on the cover. There's an interesting
piece about a legal case which a company won against a native group
in Alberta in which the group had got people to boycott the company
but the judge said it was interference with economic relationships.
50 cents/trade to Kiss Off 26 Assiniboine Dr. Nepean ONT K2E
5R7 Canada 40 pages, digest
- Kreme Koolers Issue 4
- A good piece on the tendency of punk of ripping off revolution
for fashion; the problem with generalizing about middle-class people
-- the generalizations are made about white American middle-class
people, who aren't the only kind; fashion magazines that say to ruin
your food so you don't want to eat it; run-ins with cops while
$1 to Keyan PO Box 2434 Olympia WA 98507 20 pages, digest
- Leather Pride vol 4 #6
- Leather (that means S&M) event newsletter for the northwest
United States. It seems that the motorcycle column is an ongoing
feature, this time featuring motorcycle dancing (!?)
Web Page: http://home.aol.com/lthrpride
to Leather Pride 1202 E Pike St, Suite 707 Seattle WA 98122
16 pages, standard
- Lettuce Be Issue 3
- The adventure of shopping for a vibrator; going to the
psychiatric hospital; reactions to stupid statements like "you're too
hot to be a riot grrrl"; "You're not allowed to grow up queer in
suburbia," an examination of the propaganda that people are fed; a
narrative of a queer boy surviving a suburban highschool.
$1? to Lettuce Be 7206 North Broad St Philadelphia PA 19126
28 pages, digest
- Lezzie Smut Issue 7
- Advice column with dildo-buying tips; a photo spread of two
leather-harnessed women on a rooftop; Q & A about sex; "Dirty Girl,"
an erotic story; Trash & Sleaze group photo shoot; a woman's lover
sends her to a clinic to have her limits expanded; more erotic
writing; photo spread involving sucking on a dildo; an article about
porn videos; internet guide for electric perverts; reviews of zines.
$7 to Hey Grrrlz! Productions Box 364-1027 Davie St.
Vancouver BC V6E 4L2 Canada 52 pages, standard
- Magic America Issue 0
- Crappy millenium-inspired movies; thoughts on bisexuality; a
crush list; revenge is dumb; making fun of Oasis; annoying features
of an ex.
$2 to Magic America Box 20067 Ferndale MI 48220 32 pages,
- The Mailbox: voices of men
- A story about a childhood incident in which the guy a kid has
his eye on blows up the family mailbox, leading the kid's father to
spank the pepetrator.
$1 to P.D. Miles Box 38032 Greensboro NC 27438 12 pages,
- Masque vol 2 issue 1
- A queer literary magazine from Stanford University. There's a
story about a gay couple and a man who is a "Third Wheel" (as the
piece is titled); a really nice piece about a woman's visit to a gay
man in Cuba; a story about seeing a woman on the bus that reminds the
narrator of her lover; there is also poetry, drawings, and photos.
$4.50 to Larry Chu Box 8265, Stanford University Stanford CA
94309-9303 40 pages, standard
- Mattilda's Purse Issue 1
- Gay people who should be put back into the closet and have the
key thrown away, like Andrew Sullivan and the Gay Rodeo people; a
rant about Art and Understanding, the AIDS magazine with celebrity
covers; a written conversation at a bar with a deaf guy; the whore's
guide to Seattle hotels.
$2 to Mattilda Box 402024 Brooklyn NY 11240-2024 32 pages,
- Mirage #4/PERIOD[ICAL] Issue 72
- *This poetry and prose magazine is edited by Kevin Killian and
Dodie Bellamy. Cecilia Dougherty writes a poem about meeting Yvonne
Rainer; Kristin Prevallet contributes about poem about the death of
$3 to Killian/Bellamy 1020 Minna St SF CA 94103 18 pages,
- Mixzine 96 Issue 1
- Mix is the Lesbian and Gay Experimental Film Festival, which
just celebrated its tenth anniversary. This zine presents documents
from the history of the festival (posters, programs, correspondence
from filmmakers, correspondence between festival organizers, etc.)
Among the items are an annotated article by Bruce La Bruce from his
early politically correct period, reprints of statements about
homosexuality by Jonas Mekas from his Movie Journal; correspondence
from Gregg Arakai and Todd Verow; comics by Eric Shanower, Jennifer
Camper, David Kelly, and others; color photo section. Plenty of juicy
info in this thick book.
$5 to Stephen Kent Jusick 23 E 10th St. Apt PHG NY NY 10003
184 pages, half legal
- Muffmonsters on Prozac
- Ruth's got a collaborator on the zine now, Terry, hence a
subtitle "with Fagboys on Lozac." Contents include a rough guide for
cyberqueer wannabes; dyke icon Xena; an anti-Andrew Sullivan article;
a trip to Manhattan; Sister Rage and Nice Nun comic; an article on
Lydia Lunch, and more.
$2+postage to Ruth c/o Box 44 Belfast BT 1 N. Ireland 28
pages, Euro Standard
- My Bloody Sister Issue 3
- This is the "Naughty Nursie" issue, and if you're wondering
what that means, there's a list of definitions right up front. The
zine contains drawings and collages with writing exploring playing
doctor and the mysteries of the medical establishment.
$2 to Daughters of Houdini Box 40291 San Francisco CA 94140
28 pages, half legal
- My Man Hit Me and it Felt Like a Kiss Issue 1
- This zine uncovers the queer undercurrents of country music.
The first part of the zine is an expose of the life of country music
star and underage transsexual prostitute Maybellean. At the end of
the zine are excerpts from biographies of female country stars on
topics such as lesbians.
$3 to My Man Hit Me and it Felt Like a Kiss 1740 N Maplewood
1W Chicago IL 60657 36 pages, digest
- Nervous Energy Issue 1
- The UK Queer Zine List, a counterpart to Queer Zine Explosion
with information about British-based queer zines.
$1/postage to c/o Sina PO Box 385A Surbiton Surrey KT6 7YJ UK
8 pages, Euro digest
- New Uranian: Exploring the fine art of being queer
- A big chunk of this issue is an editorial about such subjects
as Stonewall 25 and an attempt at gay political organizing in
Arizona. Plus an essay by Selena Anne Shepard/Andy Plump about
feeling "quind of queer"; a poem by Edward Mycue; and the night Pansy
Division deflowered Tucson.
$1 to New Uranian Box 42933 Tucson AZ 85733 16 pages,
digest Free to prisoners.
- Nice Animal Issue 1
- This is a zine of writing and art about male sexuality. Matt
Handscombe's essay "Taking Sides" explores such topics as childhood
exposure to pornography, finding a middle ground between the
conservatives and radicals; RM Vaughan contributes the poem cycle
"Cultivating Tornless Roses or 5 Conversations About Anal Sex." Plus
more poetry, prose, photography, and art.
$2.50 to Fierce Little Engine PO Box 67539, RPO Spadina W.
Toronto ON M5T 3B8 Canada 44 pages, standard
- Noise Queen
- +Prose and poetry by Anne Sevelius; editor Tim contributes a
story about a Rush-Limbaugh-like homophobic talk show host and the
gay conspiracy against him; the gay gene and the danger of eugenics;
a hemp store is raided by the police; an article about Nico; zine and
$2 to Tim Murphy 238 Glen Castle Road Kingston Ont K7M 4N8
Canada 16 pages, standard
- Non Sono Sempre Cosi Issue 1
- Briar writes about dealing with the death of her mother; coming
out and queer people sleeping with the opposite sex; popular
misconceptions about Briar; crocheting scarves while watching over
to Briar Sauro 3rd Floor, 150 Columbus Ave Tuckahoe NY
10707-2507 20 pages, digest
- OH Issue 17
- Although the lesbian comix zine OH used to have a glossy cover,
these days it's more zine-like. Lisa Maas draws a lesbian take on
Betty and Veronica, while editor Hope contributes comix about her
characters Agent Street and Tara King. Plus comix reviews and letters.
$4 to OH Box 41030, 5134 Cordova Bay Road Victoria B.C. V8Y
2KO Canada 32 pages, standard
- Outpunk Issue 7
- Final issue of this zine -- but Matt will soon start a new
project, Queercorps. A big focus of this issue (and Matt's future
project) is queers in hip hop. There are interviews with queer
people involved in making hip hop music. Also available is the
previous issue, #6, which is an anthology of material from other
hard-to-get queer zines.
Web Page: http://www.sirius.com/~corps
$3 to Outpunk Box 170501 SF CA 94117 48 pages, standard
- Out Up North vol 3 #1
- A newsletter for the lesbian and gay community in Northern
Wisconsin. Contents include perspectives on gay pride from a rural
rather than an urban perspective, book and movie reviews, news items,
and event announcements.
stamps to Dee Tritus Box 695 Washburn WI 54891 14 pages,
- Paganda Issue 2
- Pamela is interested in ancient sacred sites -- there's an
article based on a conference about them she went to; a piece by a bi
woman dating a man; a piece about time: "We can transform Time into
ANYTHING yet it seems the majority of us agree that turning time into
money should be the focus of our lives;" a rant about the state of
$2 to Pamela Brown 209-437 Jarvis St. Toronto ON M4Y 2H1
Canada 24 pages, half legal
- Parterre Box: The Queer Opera Zine Issue 29
- Most music zines, it seems are about that boring old standby,
punk rock. Not this one -- it's devoted to opera. But it's hardly
dry and stuffy -- while the knowledge is in-depth, there is also much
humor. In this issue, a Spice Girl becomes an opera diva; open
homosexuality in opera; operas based on Joan Crawford films (is this
a spoof?); interview with actor/playwright Charles Busch.
$2 +SASE to James Jorden 174 West 76th St Apt 12-G NY NY
10023 36 pages, digest
- Passion Brigade Issue 13
- Anarchist perspectives on gun control and fox hunting, two
issues which the new British Labor government has been working on
legislating; an essay about masculinity; the U.S. prison and legal
system; review of Jeremy Seabrooks "Travels in the skin trade"; a
first-person account, "How I ended up on the streets"; a legal case
in which a man was put on trial for owning books with Jock Sturges
and Sally Mann's photographs of nude children; conflicts between the
Muslim and homo/bi/trans communities.
$2 cash/60p to Passion Brigade BM Box 207 London WC1N 3XX
UK 28 pages, Euro digest
- Paste Issue 1
- Transcript of a roundtable discussion with Kathleen and Tobi
from Bikini Kill and Jody and Marci from Team Dresch; work stories
from Kinkos; an interview about a cooperative studio/performance
space; zine reviews.
to Matt Obert 350 Webster Ave Cranston RI 02920 20 pages,
- Penatrated Pork Issue 2
- Jean-Paul responds to Bill Clinton's call for national service
-- and Jean-Paul should know, since he's worked as a caregiver for
people with AIDS and in a homeless shelter. The issue includes
writing by other people who worked with Jean-Paul in Ameri-corp;
there is also a piece by Vernon Maulsby about the experience of
$1 to Jean-Paul Page 797 Oconee St Athens GA 30605 28
- Petzine Issue 1
- Doggies and kitties are the subject here, with contributions
from a whole bunch of people, including several pieces that have a
$5 to Petzine 401 Richmond St West Suite #358 Toronto Ont M5V
3A8 Canada 67 pages, standard
- Pink Noise Issue 14
- Here's the place to get all your queer political info. Act Up
communiques, Green Party politics, the Labor Party (a U.S. one),
Youth Pride Day, and more.
$1 to Pink Noise Box 57370 Washington DC 20036 8 pages,
- Queer Dream comic Issue 1
- Comic from Saro of SHME. Send age statement of age 18.
$2 to SHME 1516 W Byron Chicago IL 60613
- This little art book with poems by Elissa Joy has three doll
eyes staring through holes drilled in the pages, and a boy-fairy on
the cover with a dress made of actual fabric.
Web Page: http://www.interlog.com/~ian/
$15 to Pas de chance Box 6704, Station "A" Toronto Ontario
M5W 1X5 Canada 40 pages, digest
- Quir Issue 27
- Italian queer magazine, with some articles in English. Feature
articles on queer cinema; gay life in Florence in the '50s and '60s.
$4? to c/o Arci Gay/Arci Lesbica Via S. Zaonbi, 54/r Fierenze
50100 Italy 36 pages, digest
- The Racer-X Diaries Issue 1
- A zine in the form of a series of diary entries. There's also a
chapter from Racer-X's novel about two highschool girls who are
exploring their sexuality. Also, Racer-X is interested in mail art --
send a collage using a photo of a toilet.
to Racer-X 2610 White Oak Houston TX 77009 16 pages, half
- Rebel Fux Issue 1-6
- Little booklets with collages and text featuring people like
Emma Goldman, David Wojnarowicz, Baudelaire, Kathy Acker, etc.
free to Kate Huh 18 First Ave #15 NY NY 10009 16 pages,
- Red Hanky Panky Issue 5
- Rachael's comics about bi life never fail to amuse and
enlighten. There's something kind of zen about comics like the one
where Rachael goes around her house looking for heterosexuals and not
finding any. Other comics include "What to look out for at Pride" and
a couple in which Rachael wonders if she will ever regret having
tattoos or a vagina.
Rachael House, 7 The Old School Buildings,
St. Clements Yard, Archdale Road,
East Dulwich SE22 9HP, UK.
36 pages, Euro Standard
- RFD: A Country Journal For Queer Folk Issue 91
- RFD is the prime source for radical faerie information. In this
issue, Reynardine writes about faggot spirituality; an erotic
gardening story; fashion photos; a report from a direct action to
save forests; being queer in an "Intentional Community"; love note
for Allen Ginsberg; prisoner penpal ads; contact letters.
Subscriptions for prisoners and PWAs are $10.
$6.50 to RFD Box 68 Liberty TN 37095 84 pages, standard
- Ring of Fire: a zine on lesbian sexuality Issue 1
- First time getting drunk in New Orleans; diary entries about
developing an interest in S/M; classic coming-of-age lesbian novels;
oral sex and HIV; overcoming discomfort with Toys in Babeland;
masturbating with the bathtub; lesbian sexual abuse.
2 stamps to Hillary Russian PO Box 22824 Seattle WA
98122-0824 60 pages, Mini
- RiotBoy Issue 1-3
- This is a really great zine done by Chris from Dirty and Bard,
who's done stuff like Tattooed Love Boys. It's about calling into
question many of the assumptions of mainstream gay culture. Chris
writes about "banjee" which is a male sexuality which is available to
men, but not "gay." Bard writes about stuff like the marketing of gay
magazines, and in issue 2 he interviews Anonymous Boy, the artist
whose work was featured in the primal queer zine JDs and who did the
animated video Green Pubes. #3 has a piece by Chris about rumors of
gays in hip hop, and Bard writes about queers on TV (The Da Da Da
boys, Ellen, and Xena) and his Selected Gay Lives.
$4 to Chris Leslie PO Box 1697 Ny NY 10009 40 pages, digest
- Salem Issue 5
- An interview with Suzanne Vega; an excerpt from a play about a
talk show; a dream narrative; Combustible Edison interview.
$1 to Christopher Box 383 Bayport MN 55003 24 pages, digest
- Salivation Army Issue 6
- This is a queer pagan nomad punk zine. Germ warfare courtesy
Uncle Bill; thoughts about the commercial crap that passes for
culture from Pamela of Paganda; a rant about technology and why
Salivation Army isn't becoming an e-zine; Burning Man; making your
own porn as a revolutionary act; an essay about occulture; "Never
Trust a Christian" propagana-art; sexual teleology; taking a week's
vacation from beauty; "bi's dykes and fags" comic by Rachael House.
$2 to c/o Fierce Little Engine PO Box 67539, RPO Spadina Ave,
West Toronto ON M5T 3B8 28 pages, digest
- Seasonal Thought Process Issue 1
- Joe writes about growing up in the Southern Baptist Church,
figuring out he was gay, and getting disillusioned with the church.
Also, a letter to a church official asking to be removed from their
membership list. Also in this issue: "Why Marvel Comics is a big
joke"; different types of annoying radio DJs; a rant saying that
people should cook at home; getting annoyed with the blame-the-victim
mentality common in New Age; sabotage in the workplace because of a
homophobic and racist boss.
$3 to Joe Horne PO Box 500513 Atlanta GA 30350 18 pages,
- Skyjack: For gay people who fly Issue 11
- This is a zine for gay fans of air travel. I suppose if there
was a gay airline, Skyjack would have to be its in-flight magazine.
Features include a piece on the futuristic air hostesses of The Fifth
Element; the renaming of Houston's airport to honor George Bush;
sharing a flight with Patty Hearst, and more.
$3 to Skyjack Box 66268 Houston TX 77266
- Sneer Issue 4
- AIDS: A Government Experiment; Church and State comic features
queer terrorists; webpage reviews; the Sneer guide to ordering pizza;
a queer rant.
Web Page: http://www.sneerzine.com
$2 to Sneer Box 32711 Kansas City MO 64171 20 pages,
- Solanas Supplement to DWAN Issue 2
- More information about the woman who shot Andy Warhol,
including an interview with director Mary Harron, bibliographical
information on Solanas, and a letter from Lisa B. Falour about the
$2 to Donny Smith Box 411 Swarthmore PA
19081-0411 20 pages, digest Free to prisoners. (out of print, see
- Sot el khawal Issue 1
- This is a zine about being arab and queer. Ghalib writes about
his background (he's Palestinian, born in Kuwait and lived in Jordan
for 4 years); "even though i am an arab", a list dispelling a few
myths; seeing racist graffiti in a bathroom; the war in America:
AIDS; Arab stereotypes in Disney's Alladin; differences between Arab
and American humor.
$1 to Ghalib El-khalidi Box 407, Hampshire College Amherst MA
01002 16 pages, digest
- Speed Demon Issue 9
- Huge issue of this Italian-lanuage queer zine. Contents
include a project for an Italian lesbian guide; an interview with
Pansy Division; an article on the Turn & Milan gay and lesbian film
festivals; an article about the writer Sapphire; an interview with
the Roman all female punk band Fuckin' Barbies, which has two dykes
in it; an article on homosexuality in sports; an article on
homosexuality in manga; interview with musican Lenny Scolletta;
article on French all female band Mafucage, with 3 dykes in it;
interview with poet Trebor Healy; article on lesbian beminism; an
article on the band The Dicks; interview with Linda Perry; films with
homosexual themes; music and zine reviews. Comes with 17 Plastic
Horses, a fetish zine about men's legs and feet.
$5 to Speed Demon Box 44/A P.ZA San Babila 4/D 20122 Milano
Italy 80 pages, Euro Standard
- Spontaneously Combustable Issue 3
- Fake ad for gay bar colorforms; working a phone selling job;
sick gay joke starring Hitler; mock interview with the author of
Blacks are from Mercury, Whites are from Jupiter; humorous dialog of
$1 + a stamp or trade to Kevin Joy PO Box 284 Eastpointe MI
48021 36 pages, digest
- Square Peg Issue 2
- Reprint of stuff from Free to Fight; essay that starts "how
could people be so ashamed of living with or being related to a
lesbian woman or gay man?"; reprint from Listen Up by Nomy Lamm about
fat oppression, feminism, and punk; interview with VSS; sexual
harassment; found writing by Kathleen Hanna.
to Lisa Eggers Box 493 Cardiff CA 92007 32 pages, standard
- Starlettre Issue 1
- Starlettre is a French gay and lesbian group. The text is in
French, Spanish, and English. This sample issue includes reports on
gay-related human rights incidents in various countries (Mexico,
Turkey, and Romania.)
IRC to c/o MAB 37 rue Burdeau 69001 Lyon France 4 pages,
- Straight to Hell Issue 63
- The long-running journal of true sexual adventure returns with
more tales of homosexual consumation, profusely illustrated with
photographs of physical specimens of male sexual arrousal. No doubt
the interested reader will derive many hours of stimulation therefrom.
Web Page: http://www.postfun.com/academy/
$4 to STH Box 20424 NY NY 10023 52 pages, digest
- Suburbia Issue 7
- Women's sexuality and the Muslim and Catholic religions;
interview with Cypher in the Snow; a manifesto against media-promoted
Generation X apathy; selling out; labels like "queer"; highschool
homophobia; the butch/femme thing; piece about the allegation that
Jux of Punks with Presses is a rapist; pictures from A John Waters
Xmas; letters calling Ceci on a classist statement she made in a past
issue; coming out to dad; an article about menstruation; interview
with zinester Kristy Chan; interview with Heather Matarazzo, star of
Welcome to the Dollhouse. With this you get The Ever Fabulous Queen
$2 to Ceci Moss 521 Golden Gate Ave Point Richmond CA 94801
68 pages, half legal
- Swishblade Issue 1-4
- +This zine has an article about how to start a band, which Abe
knows from experience since he has a band called Fagatron (you can
get their tape for $2). Also, an interview with a bisexual woman;
things heard from heteros ("everything you talk about is fag fag
fag") and homos ("women are so gross, I can't see why boys even touch
them"); slipping in practicing safe sex; how to get along with
straight people. #2 has a cartoon about dealing with a heckler at a
Fagatron show; a bass-playing manifesto; self-mutilation; the
sociology of frat boys. #4 has the story of Fagatron's tour to
Minneapolis and Columbia, MO; an interview with Christopher Becerra,
formerly of the zine WAD; a kid getting attacked at highschool for
being gay; Fagatron opens for Pansy Division.
stamps to Abe Miner 4711 S. 43rd St Lincoln NE 68516 12
- Tawdry Times Issue 3
- There's 80 pages of writing in this zine, and it's nearly all
sex. Talk about bang for your buck. A lot of is it growing up
stories, including when B.J.'s dad taught him to jerk off.
$4 to B.J. Buckley PO Box 420875 SF CA 94142-0875 82
- Teen Fag Issue 6
- *This issue reprints material from early issues of the zine,
including an interview about bathhouses; a memoir of attempted
suicide; interviews with people who placed personal ads; Roberta
Gregory interview; article on Frances Farmer.
$3 cash/$3.50 Canada/ $5 world to Chow Chow Productions Box
20204 Seattle WA 98102 40 pages, standard
- TeenMom Issue 13
- TeenMom turns 13 (issues, that is), so naturally it's time for
a Bar Mitzvah. The history of Whoopi Goldberg (you won't read the
facts in this article anywhere else); voyeurism in the TeenMom
community; Betsy Ross, our nation's first TeenMom; Jonathan Taylor
Thomas' all-male Bar Mitzvah; 13 Bar Mitzvah boys to watch for, with
their favorites, turn-ons, and turn-offs listed; how to score with a
Bar Mitzvah boy; teen divorce; Dr. Henry Foster, C Everett Koop, and
other members of the National Campaign to Promote Teen Pregnancy
meet; half-naked photos of Olympic athletes from sports like leapfrog
and jarts; a list of people early in their careers but already
annoying, like Liv Tyler.
$3 to TeenMom 2211 N Cahuenga #306 LA CA 90068 24 pages,
- Tennis and Violins Issue 1
- A creepy letter from a guy who runs a mail-order bride
business; thoughts on "fake queers"; interviews with Ceci Moss of
Suburbia zine and Matt Wobensmith of Outpunk; growing up near a
papermill; racism and internalized racism; thoughts on class; photos
from the Dirtybird queercore festival. Kristy also does Riot Grrrl
Review, a contact listing zine and is putting together an anthology
of writing and art by Asian people.
Riot Grrrl Review web site:
50 cents to Kristy (new address:)
USF 30334, 4202 E. Fowler Ave., Tampa, FL 33620-3033
56 pages, Mini
- Three Issue 1
- A collection of stories, poems, and comics from various
writers. In "The T-Word," a guy is defended from a bully by a
transsexual; "Giri" is about a young man in a Japanese prison; in an
untitled story by Minnie, a transsexual has to deal with a woman who
recognizes her from before her transition. Also available are issues
of Retro. Issue 3 (1 IRC) is about Mike's recently deceased father;
Issue 4 (3 IRCs, including a tape) is about the singer Martika; Issue
5 (3 IRCs, also with a tape) covers various topics.
2 IRCs to Mike Coleman 18 Sunningdale Avenue Sale Cheshire
M33 2PH 8 pages, Euro digest
- The Tidewater Times Nov/Dec 97
- Newletter of the Tidewater Bears, a social group in
$1.50 to The Tidewater Times Box 2241 Newport News VA 23609
8 pages, standard
- +The Autonomous Operational Cell is a group who are producing a
series of one-off events. AOC Manifeso; interview with an equesterian
club kid; the AOC's deceased patroness; Justin Bond, performing as
Kiki gets kicked at Madonna's birthday party.
$2/£1? to Autonomous Operational Cell PO Box 17220 London
SE17 3ZS UK 20 pages, digest
- Ultra Violet Issue 4
- The Dorian Gray syndrome and older gay men; a big old nasty
crush; a travel diary of Italy; interview with Ira Sachs, director of
The Delta; interview with Jim Harrington about gay life in Chicago in
the 50s; satriric pieces on how to grow old gracefully and how to
spend your youth; essay on Cunanan.
$1 to Ultra Violet Box 41074 Memphis TN 38174-1074 16
- Unapologetic: The Journal of Irresponsible Gender
- +Great new zine from a transsexual punk persepctive. Comic
about a gay "daddy" who straps on a leather clit and has his "boy"
suck it; a diary of the Sister Subverter women's gathering;
the band Bitchhips; M2B transsexuals -- male to
butch-identified lesbian; scenario for Transexual!: a horror movie;
comic about being a bike messenger and getting hit on by a straight
boy messenger; privacy and class issues; TransPunk Manifesto.
$2 cash, no checks to J. McGeehan 3712 N. Broadway #564
Chicago IL 60613
- Versace Issue 1
- Charlotte Cooper, who also does the zine Kink, did this one-off
zine about the dead fashion mogul, and of course also the gay serial
killer who offed him.
$1 per issue to Versace 33 Romford Road Stratford, London
E15 4LY UK 2 pages, oversized
- The V Files Issue 22
- This is the official zine of London's queer indie nightspot
Club V. How these people manage to put on a club twice monthly and
also put out nearly two dozen issues of this zine is beyond me. This
issue has articles on gay pride; an interview with British queer band
Mouthfull; a report on the Glastonbury festival; reviews of shows by
Lou Reed, Stereolab, and Minty (who are still carrying on without
Leigh Bowery); review of indie music night at a sex club (just
imagine a guy getting fisted to "Boys don't cry"); a trip to Spain;
Charlotte Cooper and Mona visit the rock wax museum.
£2 to The V Files Box 7984 London SE13 7XR 40 pages, Euro
- Virago Issue 5
- +Interview by Donny Smith of Dwan with Jill Nagle, author of
"Whores and other feminists"; a piece about people freighthopping;
getting called on a sexist statement by a three-year-old daughter; an
article on racism; Titantic sparks a realization about the
preciousness of life.
$2/£1 to Sarah Manvel 1905 Sands Drive Annapolis MD 21401
40 pages, digest
- Zibaq Issue 9-10
- *A publication on queer tantra, paganism, magick, and so on. #9
has the first in a series of articles on travels in Queer Asia, an
article on Malaysia by Ganapati Durgadas; a review of Cassell's
Encyclopedia of Queer Myth, Symbol and Spirit; finding tantra on the
web. #10 has the second of the travel articles, this time on India,
an article on Skanda, the magikal Heat; an article on Internet Relay
$3.50 to Abrasax Publications Box 1219 Corpus Christi TX
78403-1219 16 pages, standard