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

Edge Magazine

First Issue:
Last Issue:

  April 2003
June 2006

"Bar rag"/ Activity & News Magazine (male and female)

Based in:

Rockford, Illinois
(but with extensive coverage of and distribution in Wisconsin)


5.5"w x 8.5"h, glossy magazine


Cover Gallery:
        Volumes 1 thru 4 (April 2003-June 2006)

Although based in Rockford, Illinois, this publication primarily covered central Wisconsin bars and events. A glossy bar-rag sized magazine, EDGE was mostly bar ads, although it made attempts to include some limited news and feature articles. The magazine had a rocky go of it, skipping a few issues here and there in its first three years. Barely into its fourth year, the magazine disappeared from bars and venues, the last issue being dated June 2006.

(We have been unable to locate copies of many issues, such as Volume 1 numbers 1 through 9. See the Cover Gallery. Anyone who has any issues we are missing is invited to please contact us to allow us to make a copy. Thank you!)


Volume 1, No. 10

Last Issue: Volume 4, No. 3
June, 2006

Credits: concept and design by Don Schwamb.
Last updated: April 2020.

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