On Carl Corley:

Harrity, Christopher. “#TBT: The Purple Passions of Carl Corley.” The Advocate, January 15, 2015.

Givens, Hannah. “Dreamers & Dissenters: Carl Corley and Gay Activism Before Stonewall,” The Devil’s TaleDispatches from the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, October 6, 2017.

–. “‘The Present Status in Gay Art is Null.’ I Dis-a-gree!’: Carl Corley’s Life and Work”, M.A. thesis, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA.
Link: The Present Status in Gay Art is Null – Givens [first page is blank]

–. “Toros vs. Mannequins: Carl Corley and Queer Identity in the American South,” NOTCHES: (re)marks on the history of sexuality, February 26, 2019.

Howard, John. Men Like That: A Southern Queer History. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999.

On Queer Pulp Fiction:

Amory, Richard. Song of the Loon. 1966. Reprint. Vancouver: Arsenal Press, 2005.

Bronski, Michael. Pulp Friction: Uncovering the Golden Age of Gay Male Pulps. New York: St. Martin’s Griffin, 2003.

Gunn, Drewey Wayne and Jaime Harker, eds. 1960s Gay Pulp Fiction: The Misplaced Heritage. Amherst and Boston, MA: University of Massachussetts Press, 2013.

Hooven, F. Valentine III. Beefcake: The Muscle Magazines of America 1950-1970. Cologne: Taschen, 1995.

Stryker, Susan. Queer Pulp: Perverted Passions from the Golden Age of the Paperback. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2001.

Young, Ian. “How Gay Paperbacks Changed America.” The Gay & Lesbian Review Worldwide 8, no. 6 (Dec 31, 2001): 14.

Young, Ian. Out in Paperback: A Visual History of Gay Pulps. Lester, Mason & Begg, 2007.

Zimet, Jaye. Strange Sisters: The Art of Lesbian Pulp Fiction 1949-1969. New York: Viking Studio, 1999.

Related Reading:

Bérubé, Allan, John D’Emilio, Estelle B. Freedman. Coming Out Under Fire: The History of Gay Men and Women in World War II. 20th anniversary ed. Chapel Hill, N.C.: University of North Carolina Press, 1990.

Bronski, Michael. A Queer History of the United States. Boston: Beacon Press, 2011.

Escoffier, Jeffrey. Bigger than Life: The History of Gay Porn Cinema from Beefcake to Hardcore. Philadelphia: Running Press, 2009.

Herring, Scott. Another Country: Queer Anti-Urbanism. New York University Press, 2010.

Howard, John. ed. Carryin’ on in the Lesbian and Gay South. New York University Press, 1997.

Johnson, David K. 2019. Buying Gay : How Physique Entrepreneurs Sparked a Movement. New York: Columbia University Press, 2019

Loughery, John. The Other Side of Silence: Men’s Lives and Gay Identities, A Twentieth-Century History. New York: Henry Holt and Co., 1998.

Sears, James T. Lonely Hunters: An Oral History of Lesbian and Gay Southern Life, 1948-1968. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1997.

Smith, Patricia Juliana. The Queer Sixties. New York: Routledge, 1999.

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