City Council members of Latta, S.C., are probing why homophobic Mayor Earl Bullard suddenly fired Police Chief Crystal Moore, an out lesbian who has served with distinction on the town’s police department for 20 years.
Diverse & Resilient is looking to fill three new positions. Two positions involve implementing evidence-based prevention programs for partner violence and sexual health promotion. An administrative position will entail assisting the agency president and CEO and two directors. Applications are due by May 5. Phone Laura Maker at 414-390-0444 or find more information at http://www.diverseandresilient.org/employment-opportunities.
FORGE is going forward into spring with several health-related events, including “An Introduction to Transgender Health Care” at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee on April 17. The program begins at 5 p.m.
Also, FORGE is promoting “Trans Health Matters,” a wide-ranging discussion on health care, at the Milwaukee LGBT Community Center, 1110 N. Market St., Milwaukee. The program is at 1 p.m. on April 18. For more, go to forge-forward.org.
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The U.S. Department of State notified eight federal agencies that it will provide more time for the submission of their views on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline project.
Agencies, according to the State Department announcement, need additional time based on the uncertainty created by the on-going litigation in the Nebraska Supreme Court, which could ultimately affect the pipeline route in that state.
The Milwaukee County Human Rights Commission hosts a community forum at the Washington Park Senior Center, 4420 W. Vliet St., 6-7 p.m. on April 22, to hear from residents about issues. The forum features an update from commission chair Jason Rae, as well as welcoming remarks from Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele. Respond to Rae at 414-344-1733.
The AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin is honoring philanthropists Will Radler and Susie and Cary Silverstein and more than 25 social work case managers who work with HIV patients. The awards will be presented during the 28th annual Make A Promise gala on April 26 at the Wisconsin Center. “Our award recipients for 2014 truly embody the Make A Promise tradition,” said ARCW president and CEO Mike Gifford. “These individuals are all leaders who saw a better way forward in improving the lives of people with HIV and acted on it.” For more, go to arcw.org.
The National Gay and Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame, based in Chicago, is accepting nominations for the class of 2014. Nominations are due by April 22 and details can be found at gayandlesbiansports.com.