Results tagged with 'lgbt'
Published Sept. 29, 2016
Taye Diggs is the honorary chair for Saturday's 2016 AIDS Walk Wisconsin at the Summerfest Grounds - not an unfamiliar role for the TV, film and Broadway performer who starred in "Rent," the hit musical that helped push HIV and AIDS awareness into the public eye.
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.
Published June 30, 2016
The 600 North block of Broadway may be sleepy today, but in times past, this was quite the sizzling strip, including the short-lived Pink Glove. Decades ahead of its time, it is believed to be one of the first "concept" gay bars in Milwaukee.
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.
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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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