Gay, Lesbian, and Queer Popular
Culture Bibliography
Corey K. Creekmur and Alexander Doty
his bibliography collects lesbian, gay, and queer materials in popular culture (film,
television, video, photography, music, dance, fashion, drag, camp, etc.) and ex-
cludes most material more accurately classified as anthropology, history, sociology, liter-
ary criticism, psychology, etc., although these disciplinary boundaries are obviously
frequently blurred and crossed. Major general bibliographies include Wayne Dyne,
Homosexuality; A Research Guide (New York: Garland, 1987); Cal Gough and Ellen
Greenblatt, eds., Gay and Lesbian Library Service (Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 1990);
Dolores Maggiore, Lesbianism: An Annotated Bibliography and Guide
the Literature,
1976-1991 (Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow, 1992); and William Parker, Homosexuality: A
Selective Bibliography of over
Items (Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow, 1985); Homosex-
uality Bibliography, Second Supplement 1976-1982 (Metuchen, N.].: Scarecrow, 1985);
Homosexuality Bibliography; Supplement 1970-1975 (Metuchen, N.].: Scarecrow, 1977).
Although extensive, the following bibliography is of course not exhaustive. Especially
underrepresented here are the regular and often groundbreaking articles, reviews, and
interviews appearing in the lesbian, gay, and queer press, community newspapers, and
underground 'zines; such materials are rarely indexed and, unfortunately, remain difficult
to locate in even major research libraries. For access
primary source materials, see
Alan V. Miller, Directory of the International Association of Lesbian and Gay Archives and
Libraries (Toronto: Canadian Gay Archives, 1987).
Abelove, Henry, Michele Aina Baraie, and David Halperin, eds. The Lesbian and Gay
Studies Reader. New York: Routledge, 1993.
Adam, Margie. "Greta Garbo's 'Mysterious' Private Life." Out/Look 3:2 (Fall 1990): 25.
Aitken, Will. "Twenty-eight Minutes of Genius." Gay News
Genet's Un chant d'amour.)
--. "Erect in the Dark." Gay News (Winter Extra, December-January 1981-82): 15-20.
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