From the Index to Marcus Krajewski’s Paper Machines: About Cards and Catalogs (MIT Press, 2011)
At my university library, looking for an article by Canadian porn/archive advocate Chris Bearchell in an old issue of XTRA, I was greeted by this amazing image, which marks the start of each XTRA microfilm reel:
From Issue No. 1 of the Lesbian Herstory Archives Newsletter (June 1975)
Network imagery and language was prevalent across a range of lesbian-feminist periodicals and newsletters in the 1970s. The names and purpose statements of these publications give a sense of the role mediated communication played in imagining a movement that would,
PRIDE week and all the ambivalent feelings it brings. What is the work that we continue to ask queerness to do, in relation to homonational formations like PRIDE? What might we learn from looking back at a longer history of
Ad from Matrices: A Lesbian and Lesbian Feminist Research and Network Newsletter, XI: 2 (Winter 1996).
From “She Who Owns the Press: The Physical World of Early Feminist Publishing” by Barbara Sjoholm (2012): It’s difficult to convey the sheer butch glamour of printing. This black-fingered, muscle-building blue-collar work was just the sort of thing that many