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

Instep Magazine- Issue Excerpts
Volume 2, Number 13 -- June 27- July 10, 1985
Cover image

Gay Side cartoon,
by Tom Rezza
Masthead & Table of Contents
Cover: "Staff artist Tom Rezza had quite an assignment: we told him to get all that is happening this next month on one cover... were we surprised when he did just that."
(page 2)
Ad: the new Club 94 hosts "We Care", a special benefit for AIDS research
(page 3)
News Briefs: Gay Games sues to use name 'Olympics'
(page 4)
News Briefs cont.: Chicago Pride Parade this weekend; and BESTD starts Alternative Womens Clinic
(page 5)
Photos: Festival City Gay Chorus (later to be known as the Fest City Singers) premiered at the M&M benefit show
(page 6)
Photos: M&M Club's benefit show for Series 9 softball; Ms. Gay Wisconsin Cindi and Mr. Gay Wisconsin Joe Bradshaw perform
(page 9)
Photos: Club 219's Sundy Night Cast celebrate 3rd anniversary with "Little Bit of Country"
(page 14)
Photos: Club 219's Lip Synch contest
(page 15)
Ad: 27th Street Danceteria
(page 16)
Steppin' Out: Who's Mr. and Miss contest; Club 219's Sunday Night Cast 3rd anniversary performance "Little Bit of Country"; Ball Game bus trip o Arlington Park racetrack; Grand Avenue Pub 3rd anniversary; Rod's Daddies Weekend celebration
(page 17)
Steppin' Out cont: M&M benefit for World Series 9 packed the house with premier of Milwaukee's Mixed Festival Chorus; Mr./Miss Gay Continental Wisconsin preliminary
(page 18)
Ad: La Cage
(page 19)
Ad: Cheri's Back East bar, Madison
(page 20)
Photos: Female Preliminaries for Miss Gay Continental Wisconsin at La Cage bar: Nicole, Ginger Spice, Melinda James, Patti Cakes
(page 21)


+ Ad: Jo Dee's, Racine
(page 26)
Ad: Clay's Future (bar), "The Garden Spot of the South", 1753 S. K.K.
(page 27)
Dance Steps: top 25 dance songs, by Tim Bricco, Club 219
(page 28)
Ads: Chicago bars for Pride Parade
(page 29)
Photos: GAP/ Grand Avenue Pub 3rd anniversary party, including co-owners Paul and Henry
(page 39)
The Guide: Appleton to La Crosse
(page 40)
The Guide: Madison, Lake Geneva
(page 41)
The Guide: Milwaukee area map
(page 42)
The Guide: Milwaukee
(page 43)
The Guide: Oshkosh, Racine/Kenosha
(page 44)
The Guide: Superior/Duluth and beyond
(page 45)

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.