Mel’s Writing

windy city times staff

Windy City Times newspaper staff circa 1986. Mel is top right. Photo by MJ Murphy. 

Mel wrote many articles as staff writer for the Windy City Times (WCT), editor of the OPALGA newsletter and guest writer for other publications.

Gay and Married
Courtesy of Windy City Times, May 17, 1986

Gay Activism: Coming Out Adult
Courtesy of Windy City Times, June 19, 1986

Screen Shot 2017-12-03 at 2.21.56 PMLouis Sullivan – One Life Alone
Courtesy of Windy City Times, June 26, 1986

Claiming Our Rights
Courtesy of Windy City Times, Nov. 1986

Gay/lebian voting power emerges
Courtesy of Windy City Times, Feb. 19, 1987

Gay Voting Power
Courtesy of Windy City Times, March 1987

Activist Agenda for Chicago
Courtesy of Windy City Times, June 18, 1987

The Gay and Lesbian Press
Courtesy of Windy City Times, June 25, 1987

Screen Shot 2017-12-03 at 2.23.51 PMHigh School Adapts Gay Rights Policy
Courtesy of Windy City Times, Dec. 21, 1989

Screen Shot 2017-12-03 at 2.25.07 PMBuilding on Thin Air
Tunisia Peace Corps reflection in the context of Sept. 11, 2001

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Photo by Lisa How-Ebright

A Model Community – Oak Park
From the book Out and Proud in Chicago © 2008 Tracy Baim and Prairie Avenue Productions, Inc.

Screen Shot 2017-12-03 at 2.20.31 PMEthiopia Blog
Blog posts while working with Nathan in Africa (2006-2012)

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