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Gaze was a print newspaper published in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, from the late 1970s into the early 2000s, by Memphis Gay Media and later by the Memphis Gay Coalition. This collection of newspapers which varied in frequency through the years was donated to Rhodes College by Vincent Astor. During the late 1970s through the 1990s Gaze was a source of information pertaining to the gay community in Memphis, including articles, news of interest, advertisements and photographs. Topics included gays, lesbians, gay activists, the gay community, the gay liberation movement and others items of pertinence. This long-running newspaper provided readers with a picture of what life was like in Memphis during these years for the gay community.

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Collection's Items (Sorted by Submit Date in Descending order): 1 to 20 of 121
PreviewIssue DateTitleAuthor(s)
Gaze_v11n9_1990-09.jpg.jpg1990-09Gaze 1990, SeptemberStilWell, John; Cook, Allen; Astor, Vincent; Perry, Grace; Hurley, Martin; Cook, Thomas; Greene, Rene_; Horne, Tony; Caperton, Becky; Berbiglia, Julie; Ard, Kerrel; Tracer,Bill
Gaze_v0n0_2008-04.jpg.jpg2008-04Gaze 2008, AprilCouture, Joseph; Maynard, Jim; Cook, Allen
Gaze_v0n0_2008-07.jpg.jpg2008-07Gaze 2008, JulyRalls, Steve; Maynard, Jim; Cook, Allen; Astor, Vincent
Gaze_v11n6_1990-05.jpg.jpg1990-05Gaze 1990, MayAstor, Vincent; Nelson, Sandy; Horton, Ken; Harris, Fred
Gaze_v0n0_2008-03.jpg.jpg2008-03Gaze 2008, MarchSanders, Chris; Lee, Ryan; Stiffler, Scott; Cheney, Patricia; Maynard, Jim
Gaze_v0n0_2008-05.jpg.jpg2008-05Gaze 2008, MayRix, Jallen; Astor, Vincent; Baker, Gilbert; Sanders, Chris; Cook, Allen; Maynard, Jim
Gaze_v11n7_1990-06.jpg.jpg1990-06Gaze 1990, JuneStilwell, John; Horton, Ken; Caperton, Becky; Greene, Rene_; Wilkerson, Gary; Astor, Vincent; Roden, Tom
Gaze_v11n11_1990-11.jpg.jpg1990-11Gaze 1990, NovemberEaster, Jim; Riley, Donna; Caperton, Becky; Stevens, Perry; Armstrong, Russell; Smith, Rodger
Gaze_v0n0_2008-01.jpg.jpg2008-01Gaze 2008, JanuaryMaynard, Jim; Silenzio, Vincent; Cook, Allen; Cook, Allen; Dumais, Bob
Gaze_v0n0_2007-12.jpg.jpg2007-12Gaze 2007, DecemberMaynard, Jim; Cook, Allen; Cook, Allen; Dumais, Bob
Gaze_v0n0_2008-02.jpg.jpg2008-02Gaze 2008, FebruaryFifueroa, Michael; Astor, Vincent; Maynard, Jim; Cook, Allen; Hensen, Wanda; Cook, Allen; Dumais, Bob
Gaze_v11n8_1990-07.jpg.jpg1990-07Gaze 1990, JulyStilwell, John; Astor, Vincent; Caperton, Becky; Rovner, Julie; Prowett, John; Hurley, Martin
Gaze_v0n0_2008-06.jpg.jpg2008-06Gaze 2008, JuneAstor, Vincent; Whitman, Sara; Morgan, Mike; Maynard, Jim; Cook, Allen
Gaze_v11n10_1990-10.jpg.jpg1990-10Gaze 1990, OctoberArmstrong, Russell; Miller, Bart; Stevens, Perry; Caperton, Becky; Hurley, Martin; Smith, Rodger
Gaze_v11n5_1990-04.jpg.jpg1990-04Gaze 1990, AprilSchwartz, Karin; Astor, Vincent; Horton, Ken; Caperton, Becky; Wright, Wil; Cook, Allen
Gaze_v9n9_1988-10.jpg.jpg1988-10Gaze 1988, OctoberTaylor, Carole; Dumais, Bob; Astor, Vincent; Caperton, Becky; House, John; Cook, Allen; Stilwell, John
Gaze_v10n8_1989-07.jpg.jpg1989-07Gaze 1989, JulyTyler, Robin; Basile, Vic; Caperton, Becky
Gaze_v10n11_1989-11.jpg.jpg1989-11Gaze 1989, NovemberDumais, Bob; Mackenzie, Susan; Astor, Vincent; Horton, Ken; Caperton, Becky
Gaze_v10n2_1989-01.jpg.jpg1989-01Gaze 1989, JanuaryStilwell, John; Taylor, Carole; Dumais, Bob; Astor, Vincent; Caperton, Becky; House, John
Gaze_v11n4_1990-03.jpg.jpg1990-03Gaze 1990, MarchStilwell, John; Young, Ivy; Horton, Ken; Hofacket, Jean; Astor, Vincent; Caperton, Becky; Molder, Carol
Collection's Items (Sorted by Submit Date in Descending order): 1 to 20 of 121