WCQ507 Tracy Baim and Her New Book Gay Press, Gay Power

Host: Amy Matheny

Amy is joined by burlesque performer Michelle L'amour who is bringing sexy to the Queercast just in time for Valentine's Day. What does Michelle advise for a sexy Valentine's Day? Michelle is performing her 10th anniversary show with the world famous Chicago Starlets on February 14th at the Park West. For ticket information visit

Guest: Tracy Baim, prolific author, executive editor and owner of our own Windy City Media Group joins Amy once again on the Queercast. Tracy has worked in the gay press for over 25 years and shares a little of her journey in journalism. Her family has a news background and she got her calling at a very young age. Tracy also discusses Obama and his work toward LBGT equality. Tracy's new book, Gay Press, Gay Power: The Growth of LGBT Community Newspapers in America covers the birth of gay newspapers, covering the LGBT movement and how publications are changing today. It's available on and

Music Featured on This Queercast: Christina Aguilera - "Show Me How You Burlesque" and Jonny Hahn - "Newspapers"

Photo Credit: Gay Press Gay Power: The Growth of LGBT Community Newspapers in America by Tracy Baim Book Cover



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