Conditions

Conditions was published in Brooklyn, New York, between 1977 and 1990 in sequentially numbered issues, One through Seventeen. Numerous editors built and maintained the magazine, including but not limited to Barbara Smith, Jewell Gomez, and Rima Shore. Audre Lorde joined myriad contributors and published through Conditions.

Issues






Article Database
A database of all articles from digitized issues is available for download as a .xls file. The link to download this file is below or click here.

Twenty-One Boxes of Back Issues
An article about distributing the back issues of Conditions to research libraries and community archives published on Lambda Literary is available here.

Article About Conditions
“‘Fighting to Create and Maintain Our Own Black Women’s Culture’: Conditions Magazine, 1977-1990,” American Periodicals, vol. 25, no. 2 (Fall 2015): 160-176. Enszer American Periodicals 25.2.pdf

Acknowledgements
Grateful appreciation to the students in Women's Studies 250 class, fall 2012, at the University of Maryland for their enthusiastic participation in the creation of this archive.

Copyright Statement
Conditions and the materials printed in Conditions remain under copyright. In consultation with Cheryl Clarke, a member of the Conditions collective for ten years, I have created this archive of Conditions in an effort to preserve the vital work of the journal and make it available for scholarly and personal use.

If you are the copyright owner of material in Conditions and do not want your work to be displayed in this digital archive, please email me at JulieREnszer at gmail dot com. I will redact the pages with your legally copyright protected materials immediately and destroy all personal copies of the digital materials.
Thank you for your interest in and support of lesbian-feminist print culture.

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Conditions: One

Rhoda Acquah and Poojah Ganesh digitized Conditions: One, October 2012

Conditions: Two

Nicole Tashakkori and Kamil Williams digitized Conditions: Two.

Conditions: Three

Ceaira Thomas digitized Conditions: Three.

Conditions: Four

Laura McKeon and Meghan Mahoney created the digital edition of Conditions: Four.

Conditions: Five

Digital edition forthcoming.

Conditions: Six

Digital edition forthcoming

Conditions: Seven

Sarah Greaney and Lily Hong created the digital edition of Conditions: Seven.

Conditions: Eight

Bari Turkheimer and Desire Renggli digitized Conditions: Eight, October 2012.

Conditions: Nine

Alysse Pazienza, Bri'anna "BJ" Jenkins, and Melyssa Rothstein created the digital edition of Conditions: Nine

Conditions: Ten

Conditions: Eleven/Twelve

This issue has two digital parts.

Nicholas Middleton and Antonella Perez Ferrero digitized Conditions: Eleven/Twelve.

Conditions: Thirteen

Conditions: Thirteen has two parts to the digital edition.

Ceaira Thomas and Sara Schulkowski digitized Conditions: Thirteen.

Conditions: Fourteen

Laura Bonilla and Kelly Gesswein digitized Conditions: Fourteen.

Conditions: Fifteen

Brady Miller and Meghan Uhl digitized Conditions: Fifteen.

Conditions: Sixteen

Conditions: Seventeen

Conditions Commentary