A nonprofit group that already owns three other Frank Lloyd Wright houses on one Milwaukee block has bought a fourth.
Frank Lloyd Wright Wisconsin hopes to turn the block of six Wright homes on Milwaukee’s south side into an interpretive site for visitors. There are four duplexes and two bungalows.
Equality Wisconsin, a statewide LGBT civil rights group, holds its annual meeting at 6 p.m. on Oct. 11 at the Milwaukee LGBT Community Center, 1110 N. Market St., Milwaukee.
With less than 50 days before the general election, the Human Rights Campaign has opened its election center.
HRC, the largest LGBT civil rights group in the country, says the center is a “a one-stop shop for everything you need to know about taking action for equality in the 2012 elections.”
The ACLU of Wisconsin is sponsoring a contest to win free tickets to "Avenue Q"– the award-winning musical that launches Skylight Music Theatre’s 2012-13 season.
There were 326 reported attempts to remove materials from libraries in 2011, according to the American Library Association’s Office for Intellectual Freedom.
The ALA is encouraging people to read those books and others in observance of Banned Books Week, which began Sept. 30 and continues through Oct. 6.
The 11th Annual Brady Street Pet Parade takes place on Sunday, Oct. 7. Register online to enter the best costume, best tail-wagging and pet/owner look-alike contests. Grand prizes are a six-month supplies of pet food from Fromm Family Foods.
A national LGBT group is calling on LGBT parents and students to photograph exclusionary or discriminatory school applications and documents that they come across.
The Family Equality Council calls the campaign “Snap It & Send It.”
Fondy Food Center has won an organic fruit orchard of up to 40 fruit trees for its 80-acre Port Washington farm.
The Milwaukee-based nonprofit won the orchard – valued at about $5,000 – in a nationwide competition sponsored by the Edy’s Fruit Bars Communities Take Root Program in collaboration with the Fruit Tree Planting Foundation.
Live Out Loud, a nonprofit seeking to encourage role models for youth, wants LGBT people to return to their high schools for homecoming and talk about their lives.
The group says its Homecoming Project encourages successful LGBT adults to “gay it forward.”
The Milwaukee Film Festival will host a number of directors, producers, film subjects, industry professionals and a panel of judges.
Most prominent among the scheduled appearances are the subjects of this year’s Milwaukee Film Festival tributes — award-winning director Alex Gibney and author-film critic J. Hoberman.
An HIV/AIDS organization is hosting a photography contest – “A Day with HIV” – on Sept. 21.
People are asked to focus attention – and lenses – on the daily trials and triumphs of people living with HIV.
The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation on Sept. 11 announced nominees for 2012 Amplifier Awards honoring the best of LGBT-friendly promotions.
The awards will be presented on Oct. 2 at XL Nightclub in New York City.