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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_v0n0_2008-05.jpg.jpg2008-05Gaze, May 2008Rix, Jallen; Astor, Vincent; Baker, Gilbert; Sanders, Chris; Cook, Allen; Maynard, Jim
Gaze_v11n11_1990-11.jpg.jpg1990-11Gaze, November 1990Easter, Jim; Riley, Donna; Caperton, Becky; Stevens, Perry; Armstrong, Russell; Smith, Rodger
Gaze_v0n0_2008-03.jpg.jpg2008-03Gaze, March 2008Sanders, Chris; Lee, Ryan; Stiffler, Scott; Cheney, Patricia; Maynard, Jim
Gaze_v11n7_1990-06.jpg.jpg1990-06Gaze, June 1990Stilwell, John; Horton, Ken; Caperton, Becky; Greene, Rene; Wilkerson, Gary; Astor, Vincent; Roden, Tom
Gaze_v11n6_1990-05.jpg.jpg1990-05Gaze, May 1990Astor, Vincent; Nelson, Sandy; Horton, Ken; Harris, Fred
Gaze_v11n8_1990-07.jpg.jpg1990-07Gaze, July 1990Stilwell, John; Astor, Vincent; Caperton, Becky; Rovner, Julie; Prowett, John; Hurley, Martin
Gaze_v11n9_1990-09.jpg.jpg1990-09Gaze, September 1990Stilwell, 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, April 2008Couture, Joseph; Maynard, Jim; Cook, Allen
Gaze_v0n0_2008-07.jpg.jpg2008-07Gaze, July 2008Ralls, Steve; Maynard, Jim; Cook, Allen; Astor, Vincent
Gaze_v0n0_2008-01.jpg.jpg2008-01Gaze, January 2008Maynard, Jim; Silenzio, Vincent; Cook, Allen; Cook, Allen; Dumais, Bob
Gaze_v0n0_2007-12.jpg.jpg2007-12Gaze, December 2007Maynard, Jim; Cook, Allen; Cook, Allen; Dumais, Bob
Gaze_v0n0_2008-02.jpg.jpg2008-02Gaze, February 2008Fifueroa, Michael; Astor, Vincent; Maynard, Jim; Cook, Allen; Hensen, Wanda; Cook, Allen; Dumais, Bob
Gaze_v0n0_2008-06.jpg.jpg2008-06Gaze, June 2008Astor, Vincent; Whitman, Sara; Morgan, Mike; Maynard, Jim; Cook, Allen
Gaze_v11n10_1990-10.jpg.jpg1990-10Gaze, October 1990Armstrong, Russell; Miller, Bart; Stevens, Perry; Caperton, Becky; Hurley, Martin; Smith, Rodger
Gaze_v11n5_1990-04.jpg.jpg1990-04Gaze, April 1990Schwartz, Karin; Astor, Vincent; Horton, Ken; Caperton, Becky; Wright, Wil; Cook, Allen
Gaze_v10n2_1989-01.jpg.jpg1989-01Gaze, January 1989Stilwell, John; Taylor, Carole; Dumais, Bob; Astor, Vincent; Caperton, Becky; House, John
Gaze_v11n4_1990-03.jpg.jpg1990-03Gaze, March 1990Stilwell, John; Young, Ivy; Horton, Ken; Hofacket, Jean; Astor, Vincent; Caperton, Becky; Molder, Carol
Gaze_v11n1_1989-12.jpg.jpg1989-12Gaze, December 1989Dumais, Bob; Mackenzie, Susan; Astor, Vincent; Horton, Ken; Caperton, Becky
Gaze_v9n5_1988-04.jpg.jpg1988-04Gaze, April 1988Taylor, Carole; Dumais, Bob; Astor, Vincent; Caperton, Becky; House, John; Cook, Allen; Stilwell, John
Gaze_v10n1_1988-12.jpg.jpg1988-12Gaze, December 1988Taylor, Carole; Dumais, Bob; Astor, Vincent; Caperton, Becky; House, John
Collection's Items (Sorted by Submit Date in Descending order): 1 to 20 of 121