History of Gay and Lesbian Life in Wisconsin - Media - Print

G Milwaukee

First Issue:
Last Issue:

  November, 1975

News (male and female)


8.5"w x 11"h, magazine




G Milwaukee was a publication addressing the need for people "wanting a local paper or magazine to get the news of social events, activities and local news out to the gay community", and welcoming "anything of interest... to the gay community". It was published by a subsidiary of Silver Star M.C. Inc.

The first issue addressed veneral diseases; offered a guide on "How to 'Make It' with a Leather Man"; promoted a Childrens Christmas Drive; printed a letter from a newer member of Silver Stars M.C.; and had a "guide" listing 12 bars and two bathhouses.

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Volume 1- Number 1, November 1975; 3.6MB PDF file
First issue, November 1975
(3.6MB PDF)

Credits: Early edition courtesy of Jerry Johnson;
Page design and arrangement by Don Schwamb.
Last updated: July-2007.