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

Instep Magazine- Issue Excerpts
Volume 2, Number 11 -- May 30 - June 12, 1985
Cover image

Gay Side cartoon,
by Tom Rezza
Masthead; Table of Contents
Cover artist: RCB
(page 2)
Ad: Grand Avenue Pub 3rd anniversary
(page 3)
News Briefs: Milwaukee County Board refuses AIDS funding;
Rawhide Boys Ranch leading effort to change Gay Rights law
(page 4)
News Briefs, cont.
(page 5)
News and Group Notes
(page 6)
Planning for 16th annual Chicago Gay Pride Parade
(page 7)
Ad: Mr. & Miss Gay Continental Wisconsin Pageant
(page 8)
Photos: Mint Bar 25th anniversary celebration
Bottom photo: Jeff, Rosie & owner Betty at the Mint Bar
(page 9)
The Arts: Summer events in Milwaukee
+ Ad: The Phoenix: Chef Lois' famous Friday Fish Fry
(page 12)
The Arts cont., including Theatre Tesseract (page 13)


Steppin' Out: La Cage's Red Hot Mama contest; Christopher's Pub in Georgian Guest House, Lake Geneva; Mint Bar 25th anniversary;
+ Ad: Glass Menagerie restaurant at the M&M Club; Ballgame Puttin on the Hits; La Cage Strip Search
(page 16)
Photos: "Puttin' On The Hits" show at the Ballgame
(page 17)
Photos: Kelly Williams crowned as Red Hot Mama at La Cage by Mama Rae. Also in photos: Tina Capri, Donni, Kelly, Miss Joey
(page 20)

Photos: La Cage Strip Search finalists, and David, 1st place stripper
(page 21)
+ Ad: Ballgame
(page 22)
Calendar, cont.
+ Ad: C'est La Vie
(page 23)
Jock Shorts
(page 24)
Ad: SSBL's Series 9 Fundraiser picnic and raffle
(page 25)



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: July-2010.