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


Infected Faggot Perspectives, No. 8 (April 1992)
With a confrontational tone and morbid humor, W. Wayne Karr and Cory Roberts Auli’s zine Infected Faggot Perspectives was “Dedicated to Keeping the Realities of Faggots Living WITH AIDS and HIV Disease IN YOUR FACE Until the Plague is OVER!!!” The zine countered the sentimentalization of “AIDS victims” and the assimilationist impulses of contemporary gay politics.
 

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