Manuscripts and Archives Division
- 3.5 lin. ft. (3 cartons, 1 box).
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
The papers consist of typescript drafts of the text of THEGAY REPORT arranged by chapter title; and original copies of the gay male section of the questionnaire returned by respondents. The lesbian section of the questionnaire can be found in the Karla Jay Papers (a separate collection also held by the Manuscripts and Archives Division of The New York Public Library). The typescript contains numerouseditorial corrections and emendations. The questionnaires are arranged in serial order (4001-9,452). Many of them contain, in addition to the short answers in the hands of the respondents, additional marginal annotations; and several contain hand or typewritten narrative responses tothe essay questions. There are also several samples of tabulations used in preparing the results of the survey.
Karla Jay, author and historian, co-authored with Allen Young, free-lance writer, journalist and publisher, a comprehensive survey and documentary of gay and lesbian sexuality entitled THE GAY REPORT: LESBIANS AND GAY MEN SPEAK OUT ABOUT SEXUAL EXPERIENCES AND LIFESTYLES (New York, Summit Books, c1979).
Controlled Access Terms
- The gay report: lesbians and gay men speak out about sexual experiences and lifestyles, by Karla Jay and Allen Young.
- Authors, American.
- Gays -- United States.
- Lesbians -- United States.
- Sex customs -- United States.
- Sexual behavior surveys -- United States.
Additional Creator Names
- Young, Allen, 1941-
- c2bc International Gay Information Center Collection (CStRLIN)NYPW90-A26.