Contrabrand: The Bell Magazine (1940-54)
Although The Bell published fiction and factual pieces on topics the censors hated, such as single motherhood or gay desire, it was never banned. Unfortunately, only a determined few read a magazine that was not on open sale in every newsagent. Guest: Phyllis Boumans Phyllis.firstname.lastname@example.org
· The Bell tried to challenge the Catholic monomania by giving space to voices from different denominations.
· It really was a magazine by, for and about men.
· It tried to advocate for frank and honest treatment of taboo topics such as illegitimacy.
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