Photographs and the resulting published work documenting icons, iconic places, and events of the United States lesbian and
gay movement, 1982-1984. The collection primarily consists of Stephen Stewart's published and unpublished black and white
photographs from his work,
Positive Image: A Portrait of Gay America, along with other Stewart photographs.
Stephen Joe Stewart was born November 23, 1953 in southern California. He graduated from California State University, Los
Angeles with a Bachelor of Arts. During the 1970s and 1980s he was employed as a advertising artist and freelance photographer
in Hollywood. His work appeared in the Advocate, prior to his three year journey to document lesbian and gay history. Subsequent to publishing Positive Image he wrote Gay Hollywood, The Voyeur Video Guide, and other titles using the name, Steve Stewart. He has also published under the pseudonym, Bruce Wayne.
2 Linear Feet
2 clamshell binders.
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the ONE Archivist. Permission
for publication is given on behalf of ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives at USC Libraries as the owner of the physical
items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.