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

Instep Magazine- Issue Excerpts
Volume 6, Number 1 -- January 19- February 1, 1989
Cover image


Cover story: Jim Vieau artist.
Masthead and Table of Contents.
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Advertisement: In Step updating "The Guide"
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Ben-Shalom news: Federal Judge rules Army Reserve regulation unconstitutional;
Lawmakers critizice nursing homes for refusing to accept persons with AIDS for admission.
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Chicago gets gay rights bill
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Rep. Barney Frank able to get bill passed that makes passing anti-gay measures more difficult.
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Milw. man charged in sex and torture assault near Wis. Dells
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(Wis. Dells assault story continued)
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Ad: Wreck Room Super Bowl party
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Club Milwaukee (bath house) and hassles with the City of Milwaukee department of health over TB and AIDS. One step involved regular testing of patrons for HIV by Brady East STD Clinic (BESTD Clinic).
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Ad: Club 94 (Kenosha) Super Bowl party
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(Club Milwaukee coverage continued)
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Ad: Triangle bar Blue Jeans contest
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Group Notes: Angels of Hope MCC commissioned, Green Bay;
New Harvest (Madsion) grant awards announced
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Municipal judge to speak at BWMT (Black & White Men Together) meeting;
MASN Membership drive (Madison AIDS Support Network)
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Health News: Wisconsin AIDS update;
Workshop: funding to prevent AIDS among minorities;
MGBPN/ Lesbian Gay and Bisexual People in Medicine (Madison) meeting to feature Mark Behar
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Letter: open letter from Mark Scott, manager of Club Bath Milwaukee bath house and its troubles with the health department
+ Ad: M&M Club
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The Arts
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Ad: The New Leaf bar, Janesville
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Steppin Out: Club Bath Milwaukee health scares;
Central Wis. AIDS Support Group (CWASG);
Monday Night Dance Club at The Flame bar in Stevens Point;
Jo'Dee's bar (Racine) 16th anniversary;
Maggie's bar (Eau Claire) closes;
Tattoo's II bar (La Crosse) closes
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Ad; The New Bar (Madison) 5th Anniversary party
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Calendar, cont.
Ad: Ballgame End of Road Construction party
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Photos: Jo'Dee's 16th Anniversary party
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Ad: In Step distribution locations
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Photos" Baton Girls join the 219 Girls in saluting Ginger;
Chris and Richard (Ginger Spice) at Ginger's surprise birthday party.
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Inklings column, by Tim Hensiak
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Club Bath Milwaukee health scare, cont. from page 43
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Photos" Your Place/ YP's Flaming O's softball team, Western Round Up benefit party
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