The following is a list of periodicals (printed magazines, journals and newspapers) aimed at the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) demographic by country.


The most comprehensive holdings of LGBT periodicals is found at the Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives; their holdings are listed in ALGA Periodicals Collection Catalogue.


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Probably the most comprehensive list and largest collection of Canadian and international LGBT periodicals is at the ArQuives in Toronto. See the following website: Our Collections Archived 20 April 2020 at the Wayback Machine.

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China, People's Republic of

See also separate list at: Hong Kong.

See also separate list at: Taiwan.

乐点 / 点 = Gay Spot / GS / Gayspot Magazine (Beijing, 2007– ).

One of the longest-running mainland Chinese LGBT periodicals. Note that digital (PDF) archival copies for the period 2007 to 2015 (26 issues) have been posted for preservation to the Internet Archive. The entry as given above notes the various titles, in both simplified Chinese characters and in English, by which this periodical is represented. And yet one additional title form, Le Dian, has also been seen (as the Hanyu pinyin transliterated title).

Femalefield = 女性天地 (1990s?).

Note one archived sample issue of Femalefield at Internet Archive.

Les+ (Beijing, 2005–2013).

Missionary (Beijing, 2018– ).

First issue of Missionary, Sept. 2018, called "Public", created by DaddyGreenBASEMENT and "showcasing a series of personal discussions about male homosexuality in public spaces" (Emma Sun posting, Jan. 16, 2019,

Costa Rica

Czech Republic


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Hong Kong

For a more complete list of current and discontinued Hong Kong LGBT periodicals, see the "Towards Full Citizenship" bibliography (HK LGBT Periodicals section of that list). "Towards Full Citizenship" (5th ed., 2024) is accessible online at this link [2]. (Earlier editions of the bibliography, also carrying periodical lists, can be accessed through Library and Archives Canada's catalogue and via the OCLC WorldCat).

NOTE: several Hong Kong periodicals of the 1990s have been archived to the Internet Archive site. (Click below on Contacts Magazine and on Satsanga Newsletter, which have been linked; note also that digital copies of Hong Kong Ten Percent Journal have also been archived to Internet Archive). Additionally, contents of the three titles noted in the previous sentence have been indexed in a separately published index titled: IN THEIR OWN VOICES, which is electronically available at this link [3], and also through Library and Archives Canada's online catalogue (Aurora).

Note also samples of other 1990s titles archived at Internet Archive (女同誌 ;同志後浪).



See also the web page at: Click on "Magazines and Journals" at this page for lengthy list of current and discontinued Indian/South Asian LGBT periodicals.


The following four Indonesian titles are noted by the Australian Gay and Lesbian Archives:


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The Netherlands

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The Philippines


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South Korea


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"Dunas Mag [4]" - Gay Magazine in Maspalomas and Gran Canaria (in English / every 3 months).


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See the Australian National University project website for many archived Thai LGBT periodicals in electronic format. ThaiRainbowArchive: Catalogue



United Kingdom


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United States

See also: List of lesbian periodicals in the United States

National news and information





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Historical research resources

See also


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