# 43603

GLYNN, Michael (editor)

The Sydney Star. Vol. 1, No. 5.

$65.00 AUD

Sydney : The Sydney Star, [1979]. Octavo, illustrated self-wrappers, pp. 24, illustrated.

An early issue of the Australian magazine that caters for the gay community. Includes numerous advertisements for bath houses, night clubs, cabaret shows, leather shops etc.

‘The newspaper was initially published by Michael Glynn as a tabloid in 1979 under the name The Sydney Star and is the oldest and largest publication of its kind in Australia.[7] In 1982 the paper changed its name, becoming The Star (1982–1985), later undergoing several name changes, including Sydney’s Star Observer (1986–1987), Sydney Star Observer (1987–2014; 2019 onwards) and Star Observer (2014-2019). ‘ – Wikipedia