Leo Cusimano reading the paper with his dad Read your local LGBTQ newspaper to find out what you’ve been missing Standing up in my highchair, peering over my dad’s shoulder, I was interested in what had his attention: the newspaper.
I wanted his attention, but I was patient and curious. I wasn’t old enough to read yet, but I looked at the pictures and graphic images and reached for the comics.
Back in the 1960s and ’70s, the newspaper was an important tool to stay informed about local, national and international news.
It was a conversation starter. Newspapers educated and entertained us on topics ranging from politics to religion to sports.