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Joseph Erbentraut is a freelance writer and editor living in Chicago, having moved here after earning a BA in Journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His writing has been featured in several LGBT publications including the Windy City Times, here at, EDGE, the Guide and His writing has also appeared in the Village Voice, the Huffington Post, Gapers Block and Chicagoist. Visit to see more of his work.



Music, art, activism, theater and Diet Coke.

Favorite movies

Amelie. Velvet Goldmine. I Am Love. Blue Valentine.

Favorite music

Electronic, pop, indie.

Favorite food

Pasta, Thai, etc. etc.

Favorite TV shows


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