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  • Separated Bibliographic Materials

  • Contributing Institution: ONE Archives at the USC Libraries, University of Southern California
    Title: Twice Blessed collection
    source: Abush, Johnny
    source: Jewish Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Archives
    Identifier/Call Number: Coll2010-003
    Identifier/Call Number: 7
    Physical Description: 24.5 Linear Feet 18 record boxes, 1 map-case drawer, 39 VHS (TM).
    Date (inclusive): circa 1966-2000
    Abstract: The collection consists of materials documenting the Jewish lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender experience, circa 1966-2000, collected by the Jewish Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Archives, founded and operated by Johnny Abush. The collection consists of clippings from print and online sources, conference and event materials, newsletters, religious service texts, promotional materials, videotapes, photographs, drawings, memorabilia, reference materials, and administrative files.
    Language of Material: English .
    Container: 1


    The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.

    Publication Rights

    Researchers wishing to publish materials must obtain permission in writing from ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives as the physical owner. Researchers must also obtain clearance from the holder(s) of any copyrights in the materials. Note that ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives can grant copyright clearance only for those materials for which we hold the copyright. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain copyright clearance for all other materials directly from the copyright holder(s).

    Preferred Citation

    Box #, folder/item #, Twice Blessed Collection, Coll2010-003, ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California.

    Acquisition Information

    The Jewish LGBT Archives was gifted to the ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives by Johnny Abush upon his passing in 2000. The Jewish LGBT Archives was boxed and transferred to ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives in 2001.

    Processing Information

    The Twice Blessed Collection had been intermingled with the ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives Jewish LGBT subject files. When apparent, materials not native to the Twice Blessed Collection were removed. However subject file materials indistinguishable from Twice Blessed Collection materials may have been integrated into this collection.
    Collection processed by Kyle Morgan, 2010.


    Johnny Abush was born in Toronto, Canada on April 7, 1952. He was a quiet and private computer systems analyst, but in the 1980's became an activist in gay causes. He later said that he had become proud of being gay, but he was ashamed of being Jewish.
    In 1989 Johnny was diagnosed with AIDS. The crisis prompted him to re-evaluate his entire way of thinking about himself and led him to began a personal quest to discover a sense of pride in being Jewish. Johnny said that he "learned that in order to feel good about yourself, the major components of who you are have to be a source of pride" (Gil Kezwer, "Gay archives immortalize Jewish celebrities, artifacts," Jewish Bulletin, May 3, 1996).
    When Johnny was forced to retire from his job in 1990 due to AIDS-related complications, he took advantage of the extra time to begin a search for information about the experiences of other LGBT Jews. The first book he purchased on this subject was Twice Blessed by Christie Balka and Andy Rose. Johnny identified with the message of this book and eventually came to see that he was blessed twice by being both Jewish and gay.
    Frustrated by the general lack of Jewish LGBT materials, Johnny Abush began a long, arduous, but ultimately award-winning work to collect, catalogue and make available everything that is gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and Jewish. In addition to the countless hours he devoted to building the collection, he spent well over $30,000 of his own savings to build what became the Jewish Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Archives. He later developed a Web site entitled "Twice Blessed" to make his collections available internationally.
    In 1995 the Toronto Centre for Lesbian and Gay Studies presented him with a special Achievement Award for his internationally important work to create and develop the Jewish GLBT Archives. Although he suffered painful neuropathy related to AIDS, he continued the work to build the Archives until it became the largest repository on Jewish LGBT topics in the world. In 1997, realizing that he did not have long to live, Johnny Abush decided to ensure the continuance of his life work by donating his entire archives and computer databases to ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives. Though quite ill, Johnny continued to work on his Web site until two days before his death on November 26, 2000.
    In addition to his work with the Archives, Johnny Abush volunteered with Keshet Shalom, Jewish Queer Culture Committee, and various AIDS support services in his native city of Toronto.
    Written by Walter L. Williams and Marie Robertson, edited by Kyle Morgan

    Related Material

    Johnny Abush maintained the online version of his archives, Twice Blessed, until his death in November 2000. To access the Twice Blessed Web site as it was, please visit the Internet Archive's Wayback Machine at http://web.archive.org/web and enter the following addresses:
    From 1996-1998: http://www.faygelah@astral.magic.ca
    From 1999-2000: http://www.usc.edu/isd/archives/oneigla/tb
    The current unmodified version of the Twice Blessed Web site can be found at http://www.onearchives.org/twiceblessed/index.html
    Related Archival Material
    Saul and Yakov Kantor papers, Coll2008-037, ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California.
    Related Bibliographic Material
    Alpert, Rebecca. Like Bread on the Seder Plate: Jewish Lesbians and the Transformation of Tradition. New York: Columbia University Press, 1997. [ISBN 0231096607]
    Balka, Christie and Andy Rose, eds. Twice Blessed: On Being Lesbian or Gay and Jewish. Boston: Beacon Press, 1989. [ISBN 080707909X]
    Beck, Evelyn Torton, ed. Nice Jewish Girls: A Lesbian Anthology. Boston: Beacon Press, 1989. [ISBN 0807079057]
    Mass, Lawrence D. Confession of a Jewish Wagnerite: Being Gay and Jewish in America. London: Cassell, 1995. [ISBN 0304331147]
    Moore, Tracy, ed. Lesbiõt: Israeli Lesbians Talk About Sexuality, Feminism, Judaism and Their Lives. London: Cassell, 1995. [ISBN 0304331589]
    Raphael, Lev. Journeys & Arrivals: On Being Gay and Jewish. Boston: Faber and Faber, 1996. [ISBN 0571198821]
    Zahava, Irene, ed. Speaking for Ourselves: Short Stories by Jewish Lesbians. Freedom, CA: The Crossing Press, 1990. [ISBN 0895944286]


    Files are arranged in the following series:
    Series 1. Faces Project, 1966-2000
    Series 2. Name Files, 1977-2000
    Series 3. Subject Files, 1970-2000
    Series 4. Publications Files, 1967-2000
    Series 5. Organization and Event Files, 1977-2000
    Series 6. VHS (TM), circa 1985-1995
    Series 7. Memorabilia, circa 1982-2000
    Series 8. Administrative Files, 1992-1999
    Series 9. Personal Files, circa 1977-2000

    Scope and Contents

    The collection consists of materials documenting the Jewish lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender experience, circa 1966-2000, collected by the Jewish Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Archives, founded and operated by Johnny Abush. The collection consists of clippings from print and online sources, conference and event materials, newsletters, religious service texts, promotional materials, videotapes, photographs, drawings, memorabilia, reference materials, and administration files.
    Clippings comprise the bulk of the archives and the Faces Project is its centerpiece. The Faces Project provides meticulously cataloged and displayed clippings of those in the Jewish LGBT community who have had their picture appear in print, 1966-2000. The name files supplement this material, providing expanded coverage to any online and print material by or about a member of the Jewish LGBT community, 1977-2000. The subject files provide coverage of online and print material on Jewish LGBT related subjects, 1970-2000. The publications files contains clippings on Jewish LGBT individuals, organizations, and topics organized by the serial publication of origin, 1967-2000. Note that duplication should be expected across the materials in the Faces Project, name files, subject files, and publications files. Undated materials in these files can be expected to fall within the date range listed for the series.
    The organization and event files consist of print and online materials produced by Jewish LGBT congregations, community organizations, and conference sponsors, 1977-2000. The videotapes consist of film and television recordings regarding a Jewish LGBT individual, organization, or subject matter, circa 1985-1995. Memorabilia consists of buttons, clothes, jewelry, magnets, photographs, pins, posters, print material, and other miscellaneous materials of a Jewish LGBT nature, circa 1982-2000. The administrative files document the reference work, archival management and outreach, and volunteer work performed by Johnny Abush, 1992-1999. The personal files document Johnny Abush's life beyond the archives, circa 1977-2000.
    Note that the number of archival items gradually increase as dates approach the founding of the archives in the early 1990s, then tapers off by the end of the decade.

    Separated Bibliographic Materials

    The following books from the Twice Blessed collection have been integrated into the ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives library.
    • Adelman, Shonagh. Skindeep. A Space: Toronto, Canada, 1994.
    • Aldridge, Sarah. Keep to me, stranger. Naiad Press: Tallahassee, FL, 1989.
    • Alpert, Rebecca. Like bread on the Seder plate. Columbia University Press: New York, 1997.
    • Ayers, Tess. The essential guide to lesbian and gay weddings. HarperSanFrancisco: New York, 1994.
    • Baker, James Robert. Adrenaline. New American Library: New York, 1985.
    • Balka, Christie (editor). Twice blessed. Beacon Press: Boston, 1989.
    • Barr, Geraldine. My sister Roseanne. Carol Pub. Group: New York, 1994.
    • Bassani, Giorgio. Behind the door. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: New York, 1972, 1964.
    • Bechdel, Alison. Spawn of dykes to watch out for. Firebrand Books: Ithaca, 1993.
    • Beck, Evelyn Torton. Nice Jewish girls. Beacon Press: Boston, 1982.
    • Ben-Khayyim, Dov (editor). The Passover Hagadah. Hagadah: Berkeley, CA, 1989, 1983.
    • Bernstein, Leonard. The joy of music. Simon and Schuster: New York, 1959.
    • Bershtel, Sara. Saving remnants. Free Press: New York, 1992.
    • Biale, David. Eros and the Jews. Basic Books: New York, 1992.
    • Bloch, Alice. Lifetime guarantee. Persephone Press: Watertown, Mass., 1981.
    • Bloch, Alice. The law of return. Alyson: Boston, 1983.
    • Bockris, Victor. Transformer. Simon and Schuster: New York, 1994.
    • Boisson, Jean. Le triangle rose. Editions Robert Laffont: Paris, 1988.
    • Booth, Martin. Dreaming of Samarkand. Hutchinson: London, 1989.
    • Bouldrey, Brian. Wrestling with the angel. Riverhead Books: New York, 1995.
    • Brask, Per K. (editor). Essays on Kushner's Angels. Blizzard Pub.: Winnipeg, 1995.
    • Brewer, Joan Scherer. Sex and the modern Jewish woman. Biblio Press: Fresh Meadows, 1986.
    • Brinnin, John Malcolm. The third rose. Addison-Wesley.
    • Brod, Harry (editor). A mensch among men. Crossing Press: Freedom, CA, 1988.
    • Brodkey, Harold. This wild darkness. Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt & Co.: New York, 1996.
    • Brudnoy, David. Life is not a rehearsal. Doubleday: New York, 1997.
    • Bulkin, Elly. Enter Password: Recovery. Turtle Books: Albany, 1990.
    • Bulkin, Elly. Yours in struggle. Firebrand Books: Ithaca, 1988.
    • Burgin, Diana Lewis. Sophia Parnok. New York University Press: New York, 1994.
    • Burton, Humphrey. Leonard Bernstein. Doubleday: New York, 1994.
    • Butler, Sandra. Cancer in two voices. Spinsters Book Co.: San Francisco, 1991.
    • Calderon, Sara Levi. The two mujeres. Aunt Lute Books: San Francisco, 1991.
    • Chabon, Michael. A model world and other stories. Morrow: New York, 1991.
    • Chabon, Michael. The mysteries of Pittsburgh. Morrow: New York, 1988.
    • Chafe, William Henry. Never stop running. BasicBooks: New York, 1993.
    • Chafets, Ze'ev. Members of the tribe. Bantam Books: Toronto, New York, 1988.
    • Chernin, Kim. Crossing the border. Fawcett Columbine: New York, 1994.
    • Chester, Mark I. Diary of a thought criminal. RFD Press: Liberty, TN, 1996.
    • Cocteau, Jean. Past tense. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: San Diego, 1983.
    • Cohen, Jaffe. The king of kings and I. HarperSanFrancisco: New York, 1997.
    • Cohn, Roy M. The autobiography of Roy Cohn. Lyle Stuart, Inc.: Secaucus, NJ, 1988.
    • Congregation Sha'ar Zahav, San Francisco. Out of our kitchen closets. Congregation Sha'ar Zahav: San Francisco, 1987.
    • Copland, Aaron. Copland, 1900 through 1942. St. Martin's/Marek: New York, 1984.
    • Copland, Aaron. Copland, since 1943. St. Martin's Press: New York, 1989.
    • Curb, Rosemary (editor). Lesbian nuns--breaking the silence. Naiad Press: Tallahassee, Fla., 1985.
    • Decter, Ann. Honour.
    • Decter, Ann. Paper, scissors, rock.
    • Diament, Carol (editor). Jewish maritaal staatus. Jason Aronson Inc.: Northvale, 1989.
    • Dijk, Lutz van. Damned strong love. Henry Holt: New York, 1995.
    • Dillon, Millicent. A little original sin. Holt, Rinehart and Winston: New York, 1981.
    • Dotson, Edisol W. (editor). Putting out. 1994.
    • Dubal, David. Evenings with Horowitz. Robson Books: London, 1992.
    • Dubal, David. Remembering Horowitz. Schirmer Books: New York, 1993.
    • Duberman, Martin B. Cures. Dutton: New York, 1991.
    • Duberman, Martin B. Midlife queer. Scribner: New York, 1996.
    • Duberman, Martin B. (editor). Hidden from history. New American Library: New York, 1989.
    • Dunlap, N. Leigh. Run that sucker at six! St. Martin's Press: New York, 1989.
    • Dworkin, Andrea. Ice and fire. Weidenfeld & Nicolson: New York, 1987, 1986.
    • Dworkin, Andrea. Letters from a war zone. Dutton: New York, 1989, 1988.
    • Dworkin, Andrea. The new womans broken heart. Frog in the Well: San Francisco, 1986.
    • Ebert, Alan. The homosexuals. Macmillan: New York, 1977.
    • Edelson, Stuart. Black glass. Dimi Press: Salem, 1993.
    • Eilberg-Schwartz, Howard (editor). People of the body. State University of New York Press: Albany, 1992.
    • Feinberg, Abraham. Sex and the pulpit. Methuen: Toronto; New York, 1981.
    • Feinberg, David B. Eighty-sixed. Viking: New York, 1989.
    • Feinberg, David B. Spontaneous combustion. Viking: New York, 1991.
    • Feinberg, David. Abgesturzt. Goldmann Verlag: [1992], 1990.
    • Feinberg, Leslie. Stone butch blues. Firebrand Books: Ithaca, 1993.
    • Feinstein, Michael. Nice work if you can get it. Hyperion: New York, 1995.
    • Felman, Jyl Lynn. Hot chicken wings. Virago Press: London, 1996.
    • Ferro, Robert. The family of Max Desir. Dutton: New York, 1983.
    • Fichte, Hubert. Detlev's imitations. Serpent's Tail: London, New York, 1992, 1991.
    • Field, Edward. Counting myself lucky. Black Sparrow Press: Santa Rosa, 1992.
    • Field, Edward. New and selected poems from the book of my life. Sheep Meadow Press distributed by Persea Books: Riverdale-on-Hudson, New York, 1987.
    • Field, Edward. Stand up, friend, with me. Grove Press distributed by Random House: New York, 1964, 1963.
    • Fierstein, Harvey. Harvey Fierstein's safe sex.
    • Fierstein, Harvey. The torch song trilogy. The Gay Presses of New York: New York, 1979, 1978.
    • Fierstein, Harvey. Torch song trilogy. Villard Books: New York, 1983.
    • Finn, William. Falsettos. Plume: New York, 1993.
    • Fischer, Erica. Aimée & Jaguar. HarperCollins: New York, 1995.
    • Fishman, Sylvia Barack. A breath of life. Free Press: New York, 1993.
    • Freedman, Marcia. Exile in the promised land. Firebrand Books: Ithaca, 1990.
    • Friedman, Sanford. A haunted woman. Dutton: New York, 1968.
    • Friedman, Sanford. Still life. Saturday Review Press: New York, 1975.
    • Friedman, Sanford. Totempole. Dutton: New York, 1965.
    • Friedman, Sanford. Totempole. North Point Press: Berkeley, CA, 1984, 1965.
    • Fries, Kenny. Anesthesia. Advocado Press: Louisville, 1996.
    • Fries, Kenny. Body, remember. Dutton, published by the Penguin Group: New York, 1997.
    • Gaines, Steven S. Obsession. Carol Pub. Group: New York, 1994.
    • Galford, Ellen. Moll Cutpurse, her true history. Firebrand Books: Ithaca, 1985.
    • Galford, Ellen. The dyke and the Dybbuk. Seal Press: Seattle, 1998.
    • Galford, Ellen. The fires of Bride. Firebrand Books: Ithaca, 1988.
    • Geller, Debbie. The Brian Epstein story. Faber and Faber: London, Boston, 2000.
    • Geller, Ruth. Seed of a woman. Imp Press: Buffalo, 1979.
    • Geller, Ruth. Triangles. Crossing Press: Trumansburg, 1984.
    • Gerber, Israel J. Man on a pendulum. American Press: New York, 1955.
    • Gilliatt, Penelope. Sunday bloody Sunday. Dodd, Mead: New York, 1986.
    • Gilman, Sander L. Freud, race, and gender. Princeton University Press: Princeton, 1993.
    • Ginsberg, Allen. As ever. Creative Arts Book Co.: Berkeley, CA, 1977.
    • Ginsberg, Allen. Howl. Harper & Row: New York, 1986.
    • Ginsberg, Allen. Illuminated poems. Four Walls Eight Windows: New York, 1996.
    • Ginsberg, Allen. Iron horse. City Lights: San Francisco, 1974.
    • Ginsberg, Allen. Selected poems, 1947-1995. HarperCollins: New York, 2001.
    • Gladstone, Jim. The big book of misunderstanding. Southern Tier Editions: New York, 2002.
    • Glickman, Gary. Years from now. Heinemann: London, 1988.
    • Gold, Michael. Does God belong in the bedroom? Jewish Publication Society: Philadelphia, 1992.
    • Goldstaub, Sylvia. Unconditional love. Harbor City Publications: Melbourne, FL, 1991.
    • Goldstein, Harris R. Being a blessing. Alef Design Group: Los Angeles, 1994.
    • Goodman, Paul. Parents' day. Black Sparrow Press: Santa Barbara, CA, 1985, 1951.
    • Gordis, Robert. Love & sex. Farrar Straus Giroux: New York, 1978.
    • Gottfried, Martin. Nobody's fool. Simon & Schuster: New York, 1994.
    • Gradenwitz, Peter. Leonard Bernstein. Berg Publishers: Leamington Spa, England; New York, 1987.
    • Grahn, Judy. Another mother tongue. Beacon Press: Boston, 1984.
    • Grau, Günter (editor). Hidden holocaust? Cassell: London, 1995.
    • Green, Michelle. The dream at the end of the world. HarperCollins: New York, 1991.
    • Greene, Harlan. Why we never danced the Charleston. St. Martin's/Marek: New York, 1984.
    • Hamilton, Wallace. David at Olivet. St. Martin's Press: New York, 1979.
    • Harvey, Andrew. Burning houses. Houghton Mifflin: Boston, 1986.
    • Harvey, Andrew. Hidden journey. Holt: New York, 1991.
    • Harvey, Andrew. The essential gay mystics. HarperSanFrancisco: 1997.
    • Harvey, Andrew. The web. Houghton Mifflin: Boston, 1987.
    • Hayim, George. Obsession. Grove Press: New York, 1971, 1970.
    • Hayim, George. Obsession. Grove Press: New York, 1971, 1970.
    • Hayim, George. Thou shalt not uncover thy mother's nakedness. Quartet Books: Londonm, New York, 1988.
    • Hayman, Ronald. Proust. HarperCollins: New York, 1990.
    • Heger, Heinz. The men with the pink triangle. Alyson: Boston, 1980.
    • Henkin, Joshua. Swimming across the Hudson. G.P. Putnam's Sons: New York, 1997.
    • Herring, Basil F. Jewish ethics and Halakhah for our time. Ktav Publishing House, Yeshiva University Press: New York, 1984.
    • Heschel, Susannah (editor). On being a Jewish feminist a reader. Schoken: New York, 1983.
    • Hoffman, Lauren. Bar girls. Naiad Press: Tallahassee, FL, 1996.
    • Hoffman, Nicholas von. Citizen Cohn. Doubleday: New York, 1988.
    • Holoch, Naomi, ed. Women on women 2. Penguin: New York, 1993.
    • Horowitz, Gene. Privates. St. Martin's Press: New York, 1986.
    • Horowitz, Gene. Privates, 1st edition. St. Martin's Press: New York, 1986.
    • Ide, Arthur Frederick. Noah & the ark. Monument Press: Las Colinas, 1992.
    • Jay, A. The super adventures of Harry Chess. Leyland Publications: San Francisco, 1989.
    • Jöhling, Wolfgang (editor). Dyskretne namietnosci. Softpress: Poznan, 1992.
    • Johnson, Fenton. Geography of the heart. Scribner: New York, 1996.
    • Johnstone, James C. (James Compton) (editor). Queer view mirror. Arsenal Pulp Press: Vancouver, 1995.
    • Kantrowitz, Arnie. Under the rainbow. Morrow: New York, 1977.
    • Kantrowitz, Arnie. Under the rainbow. St. Martin's Press: New York, 1996.
    • Katz, Judith. Running fiercely toward a high thin sound. Firebrand Books: Ithaca, 1992.
    • Katz, Judith. The escape artist. Firebrand Books: Ithaca, 1997.
    • Katzman, Abraham. Flaming Jewboy. Flaming Jewboy Press: Seattle, 1995.
    • Kaye Kantrowitz, Melanie. The issue is power. Aunt Lute books: San Francisco, 1992.
    • Kaye/Kantrowitz, Melanie. My Jewish face & other stories. Spinsters/Aunt Lute Book Co.: San Francisco, 1990.
    • Kaye/Kantrowitz, Melanie (editor). The tribe of Dina. Beacon Press: Boston, 1989.
    • Klein, Michael. Track conditions. Ballantine Books: New York, 1998.
    • Klein, Michael. Track conditions. Persea Books: New York, 1997.
    • Klein, Michael. Track conditions. Persea Books: New York, 1997.
    • Kleinberg, Seymour. Alienated affections. St. Martin's Press: New York, 1980.
    • Klepfisz, Irena. A few words in the mother tongue. Eighth Mountain Press: Portland, 1990.
    • Klepfisz, Irena. Dreams of an insomniac. Eighth Mountain Press: Portland, 1990.
    • Klepfisz, Irena. Keeper of accounts. Persephone Press: Watertown, 1982.
    • Koch, Ed. Citizen Koch. St. Martin's Press: New York, 1992.
    • Koch, Ed. Mayor. Simon and Schuster: New York, 1984.
    • Kohn, Barry. Barry and Alice. Prentice-Hall: Englewood Cliffs, 1980.
    • Konecky, Edith. A place at the table. Ballantine Books: New York, 1990.
    • Konecky, Edith. A place at the table. Random House: New York, 1989.
    • Kramer, Kathryn. A handbook for visitors from outer space. Faber and Faber: London, Boston, 1985 (1986 printing).
    • Kramer, Larry. Faggots. Warner Books: New York, 1979.
    • Kramer, Larry. Faggots. Random House: New York, 1978.
    • Kramer, Larry. Reports from the Holocaust. St Martin's: New York, 1989.
    • Kramer, Larry. Reports from the holocaust. St. Martin's Press: New York, 1989.
    • Kramer, Larry. Just say no. St. Martin's Press: New York, 1991.
    • Kramer, Larry. The destiny of me. Plume: New York, 1993.
    • Kramer, Larry. Just say no. St. Martin's: New York, 1989.
    • Kushner, Leah Pesa. Dragonchild. Iowa City Women's Press: Iowa City, 1984.
    • Kushner, Tony. A bright room called day. Theatre Communications Group: New York, 1994.
    • Kushner, Tony. Angels in America. Royal National Theare, Nick Hern Books: London, 1992.
    • Kushner, Tony. Angels in America. Theatre Communications Group: New York, 1995.
    • Kushner, Tony. Angels in America. Theatre Communications Group: New York, 1993-1994.
    • Kushner, Tony. Thinking about the longstanding problems of virtue and happiness. Theatre Communications Group: New York, 1995.
    • Lambert, Gavin. Nazimova. Knopf: New York, 1997.
    • Lambert, Gavin. On Cukor. Putnam: New York, 1972.
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    • Leavitt, David. A place I've never been. Viking: New York, 1990.
    • Leavitt, David. Arkansas. Houghton Mifflin: Boston, 1997.
    • Leavitt, David. Equal affections. Weidenfeld & Nicolson: New York, 1989.
    • Leavitt, David. Family dancing. Warner Books: New York, 1985.
    • Leavitt, David. Family dancing. Knopf: New York, 1984.
    • Leavitt, David. The lost language of cranes. Knopf: New York, 1986.
    • Lebowitz, Fran. Metropolitan life. Dutton: New York, 1978.
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    • Leventhal, Stan. Candy holidays & other short fictions. Banned Books: Austin, TX, 1991.
    • Leventhal, Stan. Mountain climbing in Sheridan Square. Banned Books: Austin, TX, 1988.
    • Levin, Jennifer. The sea of light. Dutton: New York, 1993.
    • Levin, Jennifer. Love and death, & other disasters. Firebrand Books: Ithaca, 1996.
    • Levin, Meyer. Compulsion. Simon and Schuster: New York, 1956.
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    • Levy, Emanuel. George Cukor, master of elegance. Morrow: New York, 1994.
    • Leyland, Winston (editor). Meatmen continues. Leyland Publications: San Francisco, 1988.
    • Liebman, Marvin. Coming out conservative. Chronicle Books: San Francisco, 1992.
    • Linden, Geoffrey. Jigsaw. Equinox Books/Avon: New York, 1974.
    • Loewenstein, Andrea Freud. The worry girl. Firebrand Books: Ithaca, 1992.
    • Loewenstein, Andrea Freud. This place. Pandora Press: Boston; London, 1984.
    • Lowenthal, Michael. The same embrace. Dutton: New York, 1998.
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    • Magonet, Joseph (editor). Jewish explorations of sexuality. Berghahn Books: Providence, 1995.
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    • Markus, Julia. Uncle. Houghton Mifflin: Boston, 1978.
    • Markus, Julia. Uncle. Laurel/Dell: New York, 1987.
    • Mass, Lawrence D. Confessions of a Jewish Wagnerite. Cassell: London; New York, 1994.
    • Mass, Lawrence D. Homosexuality as behavior and identity. Harrington Park Press: Binghamton, 1990.
    • McGilligan, Patrick. George Cukor. St. Martin's Press: New York, 1991.
    • McLeod, Donald W. Lesbian and gay liberation in Canada. ECW/Homeward Books: Toronto, 1996.
    • Mendelsohn, Daniel. The elusive embrace. Knopf: New York, 1999.
    • Miles, Barry. Ginsberg, a biography. Simon and Schuster: New York, 1989.
    • Miller, Neil. In search of gay America. Atlantic Monthly Press: New York, 1989.
    • Mills, Carley. A nearness of evil. Coward McCann: New York, 1961.
    • Moore, Tracy (editor). Lesbiot. Cassell: London : New York, 1995.
    • Mordden, Ethan. Buddies. St. Martin's Press: New York, 1986.
    • Myles, Eileen (editor). The new Fuck You. Semiotext(e): New York, 1995.
    • Nachman/Dykewomon, Elana. Riverfinger women. Naiad Press: Tallahassee, 1992.
    • Nestle, Joan. A restricted country. Firebrand Books: Ithaca, 1987.
    • Nestle, Joan (editor). Sister & brother. HarperSanFrancisco: San Francisco, 1994.
    • Newman, Lesléa. A letter to Harvey Milk. Firebrand Books: Ithaca, 1988.
    • Newman, Lesléa. Every woman's dream. New Victoria Publishers: Norwich, 1994.
    • Newman, Lesléa. Good enough to eat. Firebrand Books: Ithaca, 1986.
    • Newman, Lesléa. Good enough to eat. Firebrand Books: Ithaca, 1986.
    • Newman, Lesléa. In every laugh a tear. New Victoria Publishers: Norwich, 1992.
    • Newman, Lesléa. Secrets. New Victoria Publishers: Norwich, 1990.
    • Newman, Lesléa. Sweet dark places. HerBooks: Santa Cruz, 1991.
    • Newman, Lesléa (editor). A loving testimony. The Crossing Press: Freedom, 1995.
    • Newman, Lesléa (editor). Bubbe meisehs by shayneh maidelehs. Herbookks: Santa Cruz, 1989.
    • Newman, Lesléa (editor). The femme mystique. Alyson: Los Angeles, 1995.
    • Norwich, William. Learning to drive. Atlantic Monthly Press: New York, 1996.
    • Orenstein, Leo. The queers of New York. Simon & Schuster of Canada: Richond Hill, 1972.
    • Orner, Eric. Ethan exposed. St. Martin's Griffin: New York, 1999.
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