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Thursday on Lake Effect: 'Ahead of the Curve,' Women's Suffrage Movement, Female Heart Attacks

Thursday on Lake Effect: 

We meet the subject of the documentary, Ahead of the Curve, which tells the story of the founder of the world’s most successful lesbian magazine. Then, we learn about the lesser-told history of the women involved in the suffrage movement. We hear an essay about size stigma. Plus, we look at disparities in how men and women experience heart attacks.


  • Jen Rainin, director and co-producer Ahead of the Curve; Franco Stevens, lead cast and founder of Curve magazine
  • Veronica Chambers, editor for narrative projects at The New York Times
  • Jessica Young, community activist and writer
  • Dr. Nicole Lohr, medical director of cardiovascular clinical trials at Froedert & an associate professor at the Medical College of Wisconsin