Results tagged with 'lgbtq'
Published Nov. 6, 2015
Bjorn Nasett is one of Milwaukee's most forward-thinking fashionistas. He works at Beauty Salon, as a consultant for Goodwill Industries, runs his own business called Fashion Farm Boy and returns to the stage tonight to perform in "Courage," a benefit for LGBTQ homeless youth.
Published Aug. 23, 2015
After a storied career history, Bay View's Sarah Berg retired at the age of 55 and is currently motorcycling around the country, giving money to organizations she believes in and sharing her wit and warmth with her friends and family.
Published Aug. 14, 2015
Milwaukee was never a hotbed of lesbian bars, but from the '70s until recently there were always at least a few in operation at the same time. Now there seems to be one, possibly two, women's bars left in the city. The disappearance of lesbian bars is happening in other parts of the country, too. Why is this?
Published May 20, 2015
This year, PrideFest, which takes place June 5-7, will feature three bathrooms labeled "gender-neutral" to ensure comfort and inclusiveness.
Published May 2, 2015
The media attention given to recent events - incuding the Bruce Jenner interview - does not begin to depict the reality for transgender individuals that often includes judgement, hatred, stereotypes and discrimination. Rowan Calyx shares his story growing up transgender in Milwaukee.
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