Community briefs: Cream City launches scholarship program
And more

Written by The Wisconsin Gazette Thursday, 08 October 2015 22:07

Walkers and runners from across Wisconsin raised $402,542 to support HIV prevention, care and treatment programs throughout the state at the 26th AIDS Walk Wisconsin and 5K Run, held Oct. 2. Above, Michael Turchin and his husband, singer Lance Bass, serve as honorary chairs of the successful event.{break}—PHOTO: Courtesy/AIDS WALK

Cream City Foundation launched a post-secondary educational scholarship program to develop leaders in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community of Southeastern Wisconsin..

Baldwin and Pocan introduce bill to increase funding for HIV clinics

Written by WiG Thursday, 01 October 2015 15:36

Mike Gifford, president and CEO of AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin

Wisconsin’s two out members of congress, Sen. Tammy Baldwin and Rep. Mark Pocan, have introduced a bill in their respective chambers that would increase services and access to care for people with HIV/AIDS.

Task force celebrating Bisexual Awareness Week

Written by The Wisconsin Gazette Tuesday, 22 September 2015 08:26

The National LGBTQ Task Force is marking Bisexual Awareness Week 2015 by urging people to learn more about the realities of bisexual people’s lives.

Community briefs: GLSEN, Cream City, LGBT center, Clean Wisconsin, FAIR, more

Written by Lisa Neff,
Staff writer
Thursday, 10 September 2015 09:14

GLSEN distributing safe space kits to teachers

GLSEN is distributing 2,000 “safe space kits” to K-12 educators across the country to create a positive learning environment for LGBT students.

Milwaukee Film Fest announces jury award winners

Written by The Wisconsin Gazette Tuesday, 06 October 2015 09:25

The seventh annual Milwaukee Film Festival has announced its 2015 Jury Award Winners, presenting honors in the Competition and Cream City Cinema programs, which include cash prizes of $10,000 and $5,000 respectively.

This is the second Cream City Cinema program win for John Roberts, who also won the award in 2009.

Coalition for Justice, Mothers for Justice announce upcoming events

Written by WiG Tuesday, 29 September 2015 10:52

—PHOTO: Vallen Gillett

The Coalition for Justice and the Mothers for Justice United invite supporters of social justice to attend a listening session this evening about the Milwaukee Police Department’s proposal to equip officers with body-worn cameras. The event, hosted by the Fire and Police Commission, begins at the Hillside Family Resource Center, 1452 N. Seventh St. in Milwaukee.

Wisconsin leaders in conservation to be honored

Written by The Wisconsin Gazette Tuesday, 22 September 2015 06:44

Gathering Waters: Wisconsin’s Alliance for Land Trusts, will honor conservation leaders from around the state with 2015 Land Conservation Leadership Awards on September 24 at the Land Conservation Leadership Awards Celebration.

PFLAG Appleton announces September meeting

Written by WiG Thursday, 27 August 2015 12:42

PFLAG Appleton holds its September meeting from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wed., Sept. 9, at the Goodwill Community Center, 1800 Appleton Road (entrance 2), Menasha.

AIDS Walk Wisconsin raises more than $400k

Written by The Wisconsin Gazette Monday, 05 October 2015 12:31

Walkers and runners from across Wisconsin gathered on Oct. 3 in Milwaukee over the weekend to raise $402,542 to support HIV prevention, care and treatment programs. They were participants in the 26th AIDS Walk Wisconsin and 5K Run.

Cranes' fall migration to begin in Wisconsin
And more news from our commuity

Written by The Wisconsin Gazette Friday, 25 September 2015 12:32

The whooping crane class of 2015 is ready for its next big adventure. For the first time in their young lives, a new generation of cranes will learn to fly to their wintering grounds in the central and southeastern United States. It’s another crucial step in efforts to re-establish a migratory population in the eastern half of North America.

MADACC waives fees for Sept. 26 pet adoption event

Written by WiG Tuesday, 15 September 2015 12:24

Milwaukee Area Domestic Animal Control Commission announced today that adoption fees for all dogs and cats will be waived on Sept. 26 during MADACC’s Empty the Shelter Adoption Event.

Bulletin Board
Community awards, appointments, activities

Written by Lisa Neff,
Staff writer
Thursday, 27 August 2015 08:22

Wisconsin LGBT Chamber named Chamber of the Year. Walker's Point Center for the Arts names new director. Paddlers to protest oil trains. Arts Wisconsin reviewing awards applications.