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

Instep Magazine- Issue Excerpts
Volume 4, Number 17 -- October 1-21, 1987

Cover art by Mary Shafer, aka Sis
(page 2)
News Briefs: October 11
marks date for March on Washington
(page 4)
Miriam Ben-Shalom battle with
Army: re-enlisting uncertain
(page 5)
Earl Bricker new Madison coordinator for
American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin
+ Ad: Hidden Treasures antiques specialist
(page 8)
Out!, Wisconsin's gay/lesbian
newspaper ceases publication, new newspaper
Wisconsin Light to begin publishing
(page 11)
Group Notes: MAPfest thank-yous;
GLC-UWM sets dates; Lavendar Hill
Garden Party IV a success
(page 12)
Gay/ Lesbian Cable presents new programs
+ Ad: Beer Town Badgers club night
(page 13)
Photos: MAP fundraiser at La Cage
(page 14)
News continued;
Tri-Cable Tonight cable news program
+ Ad: Jo'Dee's Int'l, Kenosha.
(page 15)
Homophobic WGFM Morning Show radio program controversy (Perry Stone and Randy Rhodes)
with series regularly having anti-gay comments, targets sponsors to protest
(pages 16,18)
Ad: Mr. & Miss Ballgame contests
(page 19)
Photos: Appleton's Pivot Club holds
Mr. & Miss South East/ S.E. Gay Wisconsin pageants
(page 22)
Photos: Your Place
22nd anniversary party
(page 26)
Steppin' Out: M&M celebrates 11th anniversary,
Napalese Lounge celebrates 5th anniversary; Boot Camp 3rd anniversary;
Gay Street Station moves and becomes Station 2- The Alternative
+ Ad: Jet's Place
(page 28)
Photos: Napalese Lounge celebrates
5th anniversary in Green Bay
(page 30)
Steppin Out, cont: Pivot Club hosts 5th annual
Mr. & Miss South Eastern Gay Wisconsin pageant;
Wreck Room MASH party; Your Place 22nd anniversary; La Cage MAP benefit show
+ Ad: Napalese Lounge
(page 31)
Photos: Wreck Room's
MASH 4077 party
(page 34)
Photos: Mr. 219 contest at Club 219
(page 36)
Ad: Club 219's Bon Voyage party
for Holly Brown
(page 37)
Calendar + Ad: Club Bath
Milwaukee Zombie party
(page 38)
Calendar + Ad: 1101 West, Appleton
(page 40)
Ad: Back East bar, Madison
(page 41)
Photos: Club 94 hosts Mr. & Miss Gay Kenosha pageant
(page 42)
Calendar + Ad: Club 94, Kenosha
(page 43)
Column, A Woman's View;
+ Ad: Station 2, the Eastern Connection
(page 44)
Ad: Fannie's Dance music
(page 45)
In Memorium: Lawrence J. Baumann
(Rod's bartender),
& Johnny Ray Bates (drag
entertainer Lois Lane)
(page 48)
Jock Shorts: Rick Englehart rolls 300 game;
Volleyball League gears up
(page 50)
SSBL Awards banquet
(page 51)

Credits: All cover images and text from In Step copyrighted;
Thanks to William Attewell for permissions to reproduce select items.
Page design and format by Don Schwamb.
Last updated: August-2007.