Rufus Wainwright returns to The Pabst on Aug. 10 for a special performance with his sister Martha Wainwright sponsored by the Wisconsin Gazette.
Milwaukee is one of 13 new cities in Wainwright’s recently announced summer tour, which begins in Philadelphia on July 25.
The Milwaukee LGBT Community Center has an enthusiastic new leadership team and is ready to tackle the future, say recently elected board co-chairs Jennifer Morales and Paul Williams.
Bill Buresh describes himself as a "Chris Abele Democrat" — meaning, he explains, that he's fiscally conservative and socially progressive.
Carolina Stark's life would make a good story for a feature film. It would be a feel-good movie, the kind that makes you proud to be an American.
Milwaukee County Circuit Judge Nelson Phillips, who was appointed to the bench by Gov. Scott Walker last October, sent out a campaign e-mail saying, “We need to win this election, both for the bench and for the governor.”
Although Phillips insisted at a recent candidate forum that he’s independent and “not a political plant,” in the same e-mail Phillips made a plea for money to advertise on right-wing talk radio.
Equality Wisconsin, which advocates for LGBT equality, has made the following endorsements in the Feb. 21 Milwaukee municipal primary and April 3 elections:
Fighting to keep its doors open in the face of a budget deficit, the Milwaukee LGBT Community Center held a public meeting on Jan. 26 to re-engage with supporters and spur them into action.
More than 150 people jammed the center’s community room to hear about the financial situation, express their support for the center’s mission and air grievances, mostly about former executive director Maggi Cage.
Having to go to the emergency room is an unpleasant experience for everyone, but for transgender patients it can feel as if the personal treatment they get from the ER staff isn’t worth the medical treatment they’re seeking.
Michael Munson, of the Milwaukee-based transgender advocacy group FORGE, recalls the case of a female-to-male transgender patient who went to a local ER seeking treatment for symptoms of pneumonia.
Volunteers, especially those with expertise in accounting, fundraising, grant-writing, development and community outreach – are needed to either serve on an ad-hoc committee or the board of directors at the Milwaukee LGBT Community Center.
The center – on the Web and at 252 E. Highland Ave. in Milwaukee – also continues to seek support as the board moves to cut expenses and boost fundraising.
Listen up about listening in: The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries archives department invites researchers to listen in to a history of the local transgender community.
The holidays are supposed to be a joyous time, but they can be exceptionally depressing for people estranged from their families. The pervasive images of families gathered around festive dinner tables are a poignant reminder of what's missing in their lives.