ONE Archives Exhibit Highlights Queer L.A. Mags Dating Back to the 1940s

An exhibit from the ONE Archives in Los Angeles showcases the role of Southern California in the creation of LGBT publishing and activism. Check out some of these daring and confrontational publications.

BY Neal Broverman

February 02 2013 1:06 PM ET

Big Magazine, No. 1 (July 1983)
Big Magazine was a zine produced in Los Angeles as part of the L.A. Big Club dedicated to “serving the massive.” The magazine included positive and humorous content specifically for larger gay men.