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

Leaping La Crosse News

First Issue:
Last Issue:

approx. 1981
unknown: at least 1997

News (male and female)

Based in:

La Crosse, Wis.


7"w x 8.15"h, newsletter




Cover Galleries:
        Volumes 7 thru 16 (Dec. 1987-Dec. 1996)

"Leapin LaCrosse News" filled a need to disseminate gay/ lesbian news, events and classifieds in the La Crosse area, and also included book reviews and GLAAD news briefs. The newspaper had a long run- printing for over 16 years.

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Volume 7- Number 12, December 1987; 1.6MB PDF file
Volume 7- Issue 12, December 1987
(1.6MB PDF)

Mastheads over the years
(Issues 7 to 14, 1987-1994)

Volume 16- Number 12, December 1996; 3.2MB PDF file
Volume 16- Issue 12, December 1996
(3.2MB PDF)

Credits: Editions courtesy of Jerry Johnson;
Page design and arrangement by Don Schwamb.
Last updated: May-2008.