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Tuesday on Lake Effect: Life & Death of Maricella Chairez, Holiday Safety, 'Ahead of the Curve'

Tuesday on Lake Effect

We learn about the life of Maricella Chairez and what led to her death in a Racine jail. Then, we talk about safe ways to enjoy the upcoming holidays while preparing for more cases of COVID-19. Plus, we meet the subject of the new documentary Ahead of the Curve which tells the story of the founder of the world’s most successful lesbian magazine.


  • Rory Linnane, reporter who covers public health for the Ideas Lab at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • Amanda Simanek, professor of epidemiology at UW-Milwaukee
  • Franco Stevens, lead cast and founder of Curve magazine; Jen Rainin, director and co-producer of Ahead of the Curve