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

Instep Magazine- Issue Excerpts
Volume 12, Number 10 -- May 25- June 7, 1995
Cover image


Table of Contents + Masthead
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Photo: PrideFest committee raises Rainbow flags in downtown Milwaukee: the first time the LesBiGay symbol joins in with other festival flags.
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State News: Joint finance committee restores funds for AIDS service organizations;
Dane County supervisors to attend White House meeting;
+ Ad: Afterwords Bookstore
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News: Rodney Scheel House to open in Madison;
Jeff Dahmer's killer is sentenced
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MASN / Madison AIDS Support Network marks 10 years;
UJIMA, emerging organization for African-American LesBiGays, seeks Board members and volunteers;
Photo: Dancin for AIDS team formed by Milwaukee Ballet School
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News: HIT's annual Invitational Tournament;
Danc'n for AIDS top team receives award;
Sistah to Women Views workshop;
Oberon's Express! Run scheduled;
Club Muse schedules cruise;
Bayfield & Ashland County AIDS Network (BACAN) holding art auction
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News: Renez CO-Z Corner II holds monthly benefit for HIV/AIDS awareness
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The Arts: New Harvest of Art;
Woodlot Gallery, Sheboygan;
Mode Theatre, Waterloo
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The Arts: Concert at St. Paul's;
Three Penny Opera cross dressing extravaganza at Vogel Hall;
+ Ad: Fest City Singers 'A Charmed Circle' concert
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PBS's "In The Life" to feature Milwaukee segment;
+ Ad: Designing Men
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PrideFest 95 to feature expanded food service with 7 food stands;
Pride Parade;
Stonewall awards: Rev. Jan Doleschal, Mike Fitzpatrick (Green Bay), John Quinian (Madison), Gary Wells (Milwaukee)
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Stonewall Awards, cont.
+Ad: Miss Central Gay Wis.- USA Pageant at Mad Hatter (Wausau)
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PrideFest Community Award Service winners: Ross Walker and Erv Uecker
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15th Annual Milwaukee Classic: Memorial Day weekend softball tournament is back with 20 teams expected from around the country;
+ A look back: history of the former Wreck Room Classic.
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A look back: history of the former Wreck Room Classic, continued: Milw has hosted two Gay World Series
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Ad: the Wreck Room Longhorns softball team
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Steppin' Out-- first column by Jamie Taylor (who took over the column when Ron Geiman needed to relinquish some responsibilities)
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Calendar + Photos:
Bear artist Michael Schruender displays his work at Wreck Room;
Florida Express male dancer at Club 219;
Entertainer of the Year contest at the New Bar: DuWanna Moore crowned, Kenya Moore first runner up.
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Calendar + Photos:
Miss Milwaukee WI-America pageant at Just Us: Starr E. Nite captured the crown, first runner up Victorica Kelley;
"007" show at C'est La Vie
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Calendar +
Ad: La Cage reinventing iteself (remodeling), promoting La Cage customer cards, and welcoming Milwaukee Classic Players
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Ad: Just Us patio opens;
+ Juicy Bits column
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Photos: Robert + Jim open Designing Men store at 1200 S. 1st Street/ grand opening
+ In Step moves into new offices across the hall from the old location
+ Ad: Zippers
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Photo: Allegre in Madison staff and customers at Flintstones theme party;
Ad: Geraldine's, Madison
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In Memoriam: Mark A. Thompson, former VJ at La Cage;
+ Ad: Fannies: Memorial Weekend Blowout, and Gay Flea Market
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Jock Shorts: Mil-M-AIDS, Local tennis club, SSBL
+ Photos: SSBL Opening Day games
+ Ad: 3B's moving sale and Closing Party (Rob retiring, bar moving to 2nd + Lapham)
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Personals + Graffiti
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Guide: Appleton, Fox Valley, Green Bay
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Guide: Madison
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Guide: Madison + Milwaukee
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Guide: Milwaukee, continued
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Guide: Milwaukee bars and map
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Guide: Milwaukee, cont.
+ other areas of Wis.
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Wisconsin Personals (phone-line hookup service)
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Thanks to William Attewell for permissions to reproduce select items.
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Last updated: September-2009.