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

GPU News- Issue Excerpts
November 1977
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In This Issue (table of contents)
Advertisement for the Baron
Assembly Bill 521 threatens freedoms
Milwaukee Journal cartoon: Supreme Court refuses to hear case
MHRA's fundraiser at On Braodway Disco for Patrick Batt discrimination case
Miriam Ben Shalom elected new GPU President
Editorial, continued
Coming Out
Advertisement for Rainbow Grille
Advertisement for Dignity- Milwaukee
+ review, cont.
Advertisement for Lambda Lounge, Appleton
+ review, cont.
Advertisement for Club Milwaukee Bath Buddy Night
+ review, cont.
Advertisement for Your Place
Advertisements for Ball Game
+ Wreck Room
Advertisement for Sugar Shack
+ Review
ECOM new winners of Miss Gay Wisconsin & Mr. Groovy Guy
new Miss Gay Wisconsin- Jamie Gay
new Mr. Groovy Guy- Paul Zinthefer
Advertisement for Mr. Ric's Restaurant
Here & There news bits

Advertisements for Ten Hundred East + Paradise Bookstore
Here & There news bits
Advertisement for GPU VD Clinic
Advertisement for Metropolitan Community Church/ MCC
+ review
Hang Ups: GPU posters for sale
Advertisement for On Broadway Health Club
Directory of organizations
Personal Ads
Advertisement for M&M Club
Advertisement for Circus Disco


    Note: The GPU News was nationally distributed, and included a high percentage of general content: gay and lesbian news from other cities and states, original fiction, stories, and poetry, etc. The excerpts presented here are concentrated on local interest (Milwaukee and Wisconsin). Those so inclined are encouraged to visit the UWM Libraries- Special Collections Department in Milwaukee to view the complete issues, which include all of the general interest materials not included here.

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Last updated: November-2006.