Q4Q: Queer Personals Podcast

Sunset on Gay Sunshine

September 02, 2021 Haley Steinhilber Season 1 Episode 9
Q4Q: Queer Personals Podcast
Sunset on Gay Sunshine
Show Notes

Come out and soak up some Gay Sunshine with Haley this week, as they traipse through the history of this unique little newspaper. Haley outlines some of the paper’s history with Berkeley’s Gay Liberation Front, the Gay Sunshine Press, and the long-time editor Winston Leyland. Or, skip to the end and listen to some iconic personal ads from Gay Sunshine in the 1970s.

As always, music by Omar Nassar.

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Activism After Stonewall, Library of Congress LGBTQIA+ Resource Guide

Noel Halifax, "When gays and Panthers were united" Socialist Review, July/August 2015

Nick Benton, ”Who Needs It?” Gay Sunshine, Aug-Sep, 1970, Vol. 01 No. 01.

ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives Finding Aid: https://oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/c8h41q5v/dsc/

"Mattachine Review ." Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender History in America, 1st Edition. . Encyclopedia.com. 16 Aug. 2021 <https://www.encyclopedia.com>.

 Charles Kirtley, “LET THE SUNSHINE IN: The Pioneering Role of Winston Leyland in Gay Publishing” Appeared in Lesbian and Gay New York, Spring 1998


“Winston Leyland | Profile”, LGBTQ Religious Archives Network, accessed August 23, 2021, https://lgbtqreligiousarchives.org/profiles/winston-leyland

Gay Sunshine, March 1971, Vol. 01 No. 06.

Gay Sunshine, January-February 1974, Vol. 01 No. 20. 

Gay Sunshine, Spring 1974, Vol. 01 No. 21. 

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