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

Instep Magazine- Issue Excerpts
Volume 5, Number 17 -- September 29 - October 12, 1988
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Masthead & Cover Story
(Page 2)
Ad: Club 219, Closet Ball
(Page 3)
Briefs: NAMES Project quilt returns to Washington
(Page 4)
Briefs continued: ARCW/ AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin names new Executive Director Douglas E. Nelson
(Page 5)
News: Miriam BenShalom re-enlisted; state lawmakers seek input on AIDS bill
(Page 6)
Ad; The Pageant application form
(Page 7)
Photo Spread: Milwaukee's 1st Annual Gay/ Lesbian Pride Celebration spanned a two week period
(Pages 10+11)
Group Notes: BESTD Clinic seeks Board members; Angels of Hope MCC celebrates second anniversary; Metro Milwaukee Friendship Group; CCF/ Cream City Foundation film night
(Page 12)
Ad: Pivot Club (Appleton)
(Page 13)
Midwestern Identity Conference
+ Photo: Clairvoyant performs at The Alternative
(Page 14)

(Page 15)
Rods and The New Bar present the return of Sunday Sundown Sundance Social, with performances by Mr. and Miss Gay Wisconsin
(Pages 16+17)
The Arts: Fest City Singers
(Page 18)
Ad: Fest City Singers present Abracadazzle at the Ballgame
(Page 19)
Photos: M&M Club 12th anniversary celebration
(Page 22)
Letters: Thanks for MAP Fest 88
(Page 23)
Steppin' Out
+ Photo: finalists for Dance Dance Dance's 'Claim to Fame' contest
(Page 26)
Ad: Opening of The Alternative
+ Ad: Opening of The New Leaf (Janesville)
(Page 27)
Steppin' Out, cont.
(Page 28)
Steppin' Out, cont.
+ Ad: Wreck Room Saloon
(Page 29)
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Calendar, cont.
(Page 31)
Ad: Triangle, Mr. Triangle contest, and birthday gala for Mary Richards
(Pages 32+33)
Another Point of View: politics
(Page 34)
Ad: Jet's Place
(Page 35)
Photos: Miss Alternative contest
(Page 36)
Juicy Bits
(Page 37)
Photos: Holly & Company perform at La Cage/ Dance Dance Dance
(Page 40)
Ad: Dance Dance Dance hosts Molly & Company's Stripsation
(Page 41)
Photos: Randy Frank celebrates birthday at the M&M Club
(Page 42)

Jock Shorts + Ad: Club Bath Milwaukee
(Page 43)
Jock Shorts, cont.
+ Photo: Cream City Chorus holds car wash at M&M Club
(Page 44)
Jock Shorts, cont.
+ Photo: Manager Bob Schicker's birthday at Jet's Place bar
(Page 45)
Photos: Napalese Lounge celebrates 6th anniversary (including photo of manager Ray and owner Mel)
(Page 48)
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