Results tagged with 'LGBT'
Published June 20, 2016
The horrific and hateful shooting in Orlando threatened to cast a dark, tragic cloud over Milwaukee's PrideFest weekend. Instead, the community and the city came together in a defiant celebration of pride, resilience and life. The Advocate noticed.
Published June 13, 2016
Hearts and minds throughout the nation and the globe were with those who lost their lives and those who lost loved ones in Orlando. On Monday afternoon, City Hall joined in paying tribute and showing love, hanging a large pride flag from the building.
Published Sept. 1, 2015
"Reveal," a recent photography exhibit at Journey House, provided an opportunity for Milwaukee's LGBT teens to chronicle their lives, according to a report from Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service. Led by Nicole Acosta, an artist at Diverse and Resilient, "Reveal" challenged students to "think beyond the selfie" and use photography to express their feelings about how society views the LGBT community.
Published Jan. 21, 2015
Diverse and Resilient has selected eight leaders as recipients of the 2014 LGBT Leadership Awards. The awardees are individuals and organizations who have demonstrated leadership in improving the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in the state of Wisconsin.
Published Feb. 27, 2014
Kathy's Nut Hut, which opened in 1980, closed quietly last week. It was a friendly, no-frills LGBT bar on Milwaukee's South Side.
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I'm not sure where my open mindedness comes from. I grew up with a prudish mother and a rigid father. Every so often is 'breaking news' where a famous person announces they are gay. Academy award nominated actress Ellen Page came 'out' during a recent speech. While admirable and brave, ...
Being a homosexual is exhausting. Seriously. I'm just off three days of Wisconsin PrideFest; both as a proud sponsor and representing my nonprofit, Public Allies.
So, three very full days.
The gay "culture," so to speak, is very active. First, you need to plan three days of...
I am a citizen and taxpayer. I am a gay American. I am not afforded the same rights as my fellow citizens. I don’t know why. Gay Americans are the last minority citizenship that it is legally permissible to discriminate against. We’re the only minority gr...
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