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

New Beginnings
for family and friends

First Issue:
Last Issue:

circa 1987

News (male and female)

Based in:

Westby (La Crosse), Wis.


7"w x 8.5"h, newsletter
sometimes 5.5"w x 8.5"h




According to an ad for New Beginnings in a 1988 issue of Among Friends: "New Beginnings is a newsletter aimed at the lesbian and gay community of La Crosse and the surrounding area. Its emphasis is on support and information for coping with life in a society dominated by heterosexuals."

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Volume 2- Number 3, March 1988; .5MB PDF file
Volume 2- Number 3, March 1988
.5MB PDF file

Volume 2- Number 9, September 1988; cover image only
Volume 2- Number 9, September 1988

Credits: Early edition courtesy of Jerry Johnson;
Page design and arrangement by Don Schwamb.
Last updated: August 1, 2004.