Letter From The Editor (Winter 2023)

Dear Reader, OutWrite was founded 44 years ago as an underground beacon for community in a hostile world. We are far from hunky gay daddies taking out ads in our paper and dozens of “Homo Happenings” gracing our pages like we did in the 80s and 90s (unfortunately). We are far from cruising in the third floor Ackerman bathrooms, where queers were desperate to skirt anti-gay sex laws that weren’t repealed until 2003. We are also far from being a publication that excluded transness from its collective identity until the mid-2000s.

From the Archive: Speaking in Tongue (Fall 2000)

This article was updated at 2:23pm PT on January 29th, 2022 to accurately describe content warnings for the following archive content. Welcome to OutWrite’s “From the Archive” series! This series is designed to provide an opportunity to interact with our…