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LGBTQ+ Jewish: Historical Publications

This guide covers LGBTQ+ Jewish research from scholarly, communal, and personal perspectives.

Historical Publications

Gittings at Golden Slipper Club of Phila, With Susskind + Psychiatrist--Jan 1972LGBTQ+ activism is an essential part of our history, and an inspiration for today and tomorrow. This section features historical materials--such as newsletters, books, and archives--specifically documenting the history and activities of LGBTQ+ Jewish communities.

Looking for historical information on individuals? Visit the Life Stories section of this guide.

Looking for more historical publications? Search the databases below.



Image: Barbara Gittings on a panel with psychiatrist Albert Biele at the Golden Slipper Club, a Jewish philanthropic group in Philadelphia. January 1972. Photo by Kay Tobin Lahusen, Image 1606100, NYPL Digital Collections.

LGBTQ+ Archives

Marsha P. Johnson hands out flyers for support of gay students at N.Y.U. 1970 photo by Diana Davies






Image: Marsha P. Johnson hands out flyers for support of gay students at N.Y.U., 1970. Photo by Diana Davies. Image 1582220, NYPL Manuscripts and Archives Division.

LGBTQ+ Jewish Periodicals