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Lesbian Connection (Michigan) Publications

Identifier: Tretter-51

Scope and Contents

To view a full listing of the Tretter Collection's holdings, please visit the UMN Library's Catalog record here: Lesbian Connection, Tretter Holdings


  • 1974 - 2014

Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Lesbian Connection is a bimothly magazine started by the Ambitious Amazons collective in Lansing, Michigan. It is the longest-running lesbian publication in the US. It describes itself as a "grassroots forum" and its contents is largely submitted by readers, as opposed to dedicated journalists. The Tretter Collection does not hold any copies published from 2015 to the present.


3.34 Linear Feet (5 Hollinger boxes, 1 Paige box)

Language of Materials



This record represents the run of Lesbian Connection held in the Tretter Collection. It is not a complete run but contains issues from a wide range of years of the publication from 1974 up to 2014.

Lesbian Connection (Michigan) Publications
Kristen Datta
January 2023
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Collecting Area Details

Contact The Jean Nickolaus Tretter Collection in GLBT Studies Collecting Area