History of Gay and Lesbian Life in Milwaukee, Wisconsin - Print Media - InStep Magazine

Instep Magazine- Issue Excerpts
Volume 1, Number 11 -- June 28-July 11, 1984
Cover image


Ad: Independence Week at The Pendulum, Wausau
(page 2)
Masthead & Table of Contents;
Cover image: Milwaukeean Arthur Willie's flag draped male figure
(page 3)
Pipe Bombing suspect Earl Steven Karr indicted
(page 4)
Group Notes: BESTD Clinic holds benefit: a celebrity roast of M&M owner Bob Schmidt
(page 5)
Comment: In Step readers called "Barflies" by two members of Governor's Council on Gay and Lesbian Issues: Kathleen Nichols and Shelly Gaylord
(page 6)
Additional comment on "Barflies", by Miriam ben-Shalom
(page 7)
Continuation of "Barflies" opinion, by Miriam ben-Shalom
(page 8)
Conclusion of "Barflies" opion (Ben-Shalom)
(page 10)
Gay Side cartoon,
by Tom Rezza
(page 12)
Ad: Clay's Castaways
(page 13)
Steppin Out: Summerfest 84 highlights;
WLGN (Wisconsin Lesbian/Gay Network) Summer Retreat at The Farm outside Appleton;
upcming MAGIC picnic in Madison;
upcoming female impersonator (drag) pageants
(page 14)
Ad: Factory II
(page 15)
Steppin' Out, cont.: Tommy, head cook at M&M Club's Glass Menagerie;
Peter's on 4th restaurant
+ Ad: Your Place
(page 16)
Photo: 219's Del & Tony, + Chili Pepper (see photo pg. 37)
+ Ad: Shadows
(page 17)
Steppin Out, concl: Club 219 hosts Chili Pepper, Lip Sync contest;
Napalese grand reopening party (Green Bay);
Your Place's Flamingo Fest 84 rained on
+ Ad: Fannies 4th, dunk tank, corn roast
(page 18)
Ad: La Cage Aux Follies
(page 19)

Photos: C.C. Conrad Jewelers, +
Photo of the Mint Bar
(page 20)
Ad: Peter's on 4th Restaurant & Bar, menu etc.
(page 21)
Photos: M & M Peanuts softball team doing a car wash
+ Concerned, a group from Green Bay, outing in Milwaukee
(from page 22)

Photos: Underwear Tradition at Rod's Bar, Madison
(from page 27)
Photos: Lake Geneva resorts, Pier 892 Hotel, and Georgian Guest House
(page 34)
Photo: Chicago's Chili Pepper at Club 219
(from page 37)
Photo: Sister "Solicitation Slut" getting heels shined by Kevin at Wreck Room
(from page 46)

Credits: All cover images and text from In Step copyrighted;
Thanks to William Attewell for permissions to reproduce select items.
Artwork of Tom Rezza reproduced with his permission.
Page design and format by Don Schwamb.
Last updated: December-2011.