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Sensational scandals sank the River Queen

Published Aug. 9, 2016

By 1969, the old building at Water and St. Paul looked like just another Downtown dive waiting to be knocked down. Before being ravaged by fire and razed for parking, however, the Cross Keys had a long and colorful life, filled with disaster, violence and scandal.

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The Advocate chronicles Milwaukee PrideFest's strong 2016

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.

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Photo exhibit captures perspective of LGBT teens

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.

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"Out"

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, ...

One Hundred Words on Equality

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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