History of Gay and Lesbian Life in Milwaukee, Wisconsin - Print Media - GPU News

GPU News- Issue Excerpts
November 1972
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Gays in Fox Valley organizing
Michelle's Review, regular weekly drag show beginning (see ad below)
Miss Gay Milwaukee: Billie Shepard
& Miss GPU: Duchess
(see more below)
Advertisement for the Beer Garden
GPU to be broadcast over WOKY radio

Lesbians hold seminar in Waukesha
Advertisement for the Wreck Room
Advertisement for the BackRoom bar in Milw ("We know what you're looking for- Contests, Bands, Go-go Boys")
Advertisement for Winnie Storm Revue at
Michelles's Club 546

Miss Gay Milwaukee contest results:
reigning Miss Gay Milw. 71-72, Jamie Gays
new Miss Gay Milw. 72-73, Billie Shepard
Miss Gay Milwaukee contest photos
Advertisement for Riviera Show Lounge

Credits: Later covers and content of GPU News copyrighted;
Thanks to Liberation Publications for permission to reproduce select items.
Special thanks to UWM Special Collections Department for assistance
in compiling the GPU News cover gallery and extracts of contents.
Page design and format by Don Schwamb.
Last updated: May-2006.