The Gay Alternative - Number 7, Summer 1974. Literary magazine published in Philadelphia from 1972-1976, which began as a newsletter of the Gay Activists Alliance of Philadelphia. This early issue includes a cover image of Divine with two accompanying opinions pieces on her film *Pink Flamingos* directed by John Waters, as well as articles on how to spot a gay person in a crowd, gays in sports, and lesbians and religion. 38 pages. Measures 8.5 x 11 inches.