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

Instep Magazine- Issue Excerpts
Volume 4, Number 12 -- July 23-August 5, 1987
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Table of Contents
(page 2)
Advertisement for MAGIC Picnic
(page 3)
News Briefs: Governor Thompson calls for criminal penalties for people knowingly spreading the AIDS virus
(page 4)
7th annual BWMT Convention held in Milwaukee June 28-July 4, retains name
(Black & White Men Together)
(page 6)
Photos from NABWMT Convention, including of Ron McCrea & Leon Rouse
(page 7)
BWMT Convention, concluded;
+ County gives MAP/ARCW $36,000 funding for AIDS programs
+ MISL/ Madison Institue for Social Legislation honored
(page 8)
Two Milw. men, Bill LeGrave and Steve Spera, forming committee to attend March on Washington in October 1987
+ ad for Jet's Place, news on MAP fundraisers
(page 14)
Gay Bicycling Network in Milwaukee announces events
(page 15)
Photos from Rod's 8th Anniversary, incl. performer Ginger Grant
(page 16)
Madison's Pride: MAGIC Weekend schedule
(page 17)
Advertisement for Old Fort Lounge in Fort Atkinson
(page 18)

Photos from Your Place's Beach Blanket Bingo party, incl. owner Al and bartender Dan
(page 20)
Advertisements for Your Place +
Jay's Nautical Inn between Shiocton and New London
(page 21)

Photos from Bonnie Bitch show at La Cage and Rod's
(page 24)
Advertisement for Dance Dance Dance bar and dance floor
(page 25)
Steppin' Out-
(page 26)
Ad for BallGame Christmas in July party
(page 27)
Photos from Mr. Shamrock contest, incl. owner J.J., winner Chris, other contestants
(page 28)
Steppin' Out, continued; +
Chippendale Dancers at Napalese Lounge, Green Bay
(page 29)
(page 30)
(page 31)
Photos from Red White and Blue party at Who's bar, Green Bay
(page 36)
Photos from Chorus Line show at Club 219, incl. Ginger, co-owner Del in drag
(page 38)
Birthday Bash for Boo-Boo at M&M Club
(page 39)
Jock Shorts: local teams at tournament, SSBL Benefit
+ ads for Pivot Club, Grand Avenue Pub
(page 41)
Photos from Casino Night benefit at Hot Legs bar
(page 42)
Jock Shorts continued: SSBL team standings
(page 43)
Jock Shorts continued: final HIT standings
(page 44)
Jock Shorts continued: HIT standings, + Milw. bowlers in Detroit
(page 45)

Photos from bartender exchanges between Wreck Room and Rod's
(page 50)
various bar owenrs on bar crawls: Rodney Scheel of Rod's; Cheri Becker of Back East; Bob Schmidt of M&M Club
(page 51)


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Thanks to William Attewell for permissions to reproduce select items.
Page design and format by Don Schwamb.
Last updated: August-2007.