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This collection contains electronic copies of the Gayzette, published in Omaha, Nebraska, by the Rainbow Outreach GLBT Center, every two weeks from June 18, 1999, until December 23, 2016. The collection was donated to UNO Libraries’ Archives & Special Collections by George Broadway and Jay Tremont in 2016. The collection includes the first two issues from June 18, 1999, and July 2, 1999, and then has a gap in coverage until the January 13, 2000, issue. Coverage from 2000 through 2016 is complete. The publication underwent several title changes throughout its history.
Title history: Rainbow Gay-zette : a publication of the Rainbow Outreach Resource Center (June 18, 1999); Rainbow GayZette : a publication of the Rainbow Outreach Resource Center (July 2, 1999); The Gayzette (January 13, 2000-August 25, 2000); The Gayzette : events of interest to metropolitan Omaha & Lincoln (September 8, 2000-March 7, 2003); The Gayzette (April 4, 2003-May 14, 2004); The Rainbow Outreach GLBT Resource Center Presents the Gayzette : news and events for the GLBTA communities (May 28, 2004-February 2, 2007); The GayZette : published by the Rainbow Outreach Metro Omaha GLBT Community Center (February 16, 2007-October 30, 2015); The GayZette (November 11, 2015-December 23, 2016). The GayZette was been edited by George Broadway from 2004 through 2016.
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