Community

  • Atlanta site of LGBT conference on HIV/AIDS

    Atlanta is the site of a White House LGBT Conference on HIV/AIDS on April 19. The White House Office of Public Engagement and Office of National AIDS Policy are hosting the program in partnership with the Morehouse School of Medicine. Participants, according to a press notice from the White House, will receive updates from senior administration officials and learn about federal government resource.... Read More
  • Get Yourself Tested campaign under way

    The fourth annual GYT: Get Yourself Tested campaign is under way with the April observance of National STD Awareness Month. The GYT campaign involves initiatives on air, online and on the ground at college campuses and in more than 5,000 health centers across the nation. The primary forces behind GYT are MTV and the Kaiser Family Foundation and their focus is on addressing high rates of STDs among.... Read More
  • Center gets ABBAmania

    The Milwaukee LGBT Community Center hosts ABBAmania on April 21 in partnership with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. The event begins with a pre-show Seventies-themed party at 5:30 p.m. The concert follows at 7:30 p.m. Tickets, which can be purchased online and then collected at the pre-show party, range from $50-$100. An announcement promises the party at the center, 252 E. Highland Blvd., Milwa.... Read More
  • Brewcity Bruisers bout May 5

    The Brewcity Bruisers roller derby league rolls toward the end of its season, with a championship bout at 7 p.m. on May 5 at the U.S. Cellular Arena, 400 W. Kilbourn Ave., Milwaukee. The doors open at 6 p.m., and the first bout begins at 7 p.m. Adult tickets are $15 in advance and $18 at the door. Youth tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. For more, go to www.brewcitybruisers.com..... Read More
  • Drug company creates LGBT scholarship

    Janssen Therapeutics has created a Point Scholarship with the Point Foundation, the nation's largest scholarship-granting organization for LGBT students of merit. Janssen is the first pharmaceutical company to fund a Point Scholarship, according to a news release. The company is sponsoring a Point Scholarship that provides funding for a four-year period to graduating high school seniors and colleg.... Read More
  • LGBT health conference set for Madison

    The LGBT Intergenerational Health Conference will take place in May with support from the OutReach LGBT Center in Madison, New Harvest Foundation, UW-Madison and other entities. The event includes a free showing of the film “GenSilent” at Market Square Theatre at 7 p.m. on May 4, followed by a discussion with producer Stu Maddux. Plans for May 5 include an all-day conference at Agrace HospiceC.... Read More
  • LGBT center consolidates space, signs new lease

    The Milwaukee LGBT Community Center board recently approved a new 1-­year lease with Siegel-­Gallagher Real Estate and is consolidating its programs from four floors to two floors. The center is at 252 E. Highland Ave., Milwaukee. Center co--president Jennifer Morales said the change “allows the center to consolidate to an appropriate amount of space at a cost that fits its budget, and it give.... Read More
  • AIDS Network hosting Red Ribbon Affair

    The Red Ribbon Affair takes place on April 13 and benefits the AIDS Network’s prevention and care work in southern Wisconsin. The gala begins with a reception at the Hilton at 5 p.m. Next is dinner, a silent auction and entertainment at the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center. Michael Bruno, local theatrical producer, WISC art and entertainment reporter and AIDS Network board member, .... Read More
  • Brewcity Bruisers bout April 14 in Milwaukee

    The Brewcity Bruisers roller derby league’s fourth and semi-final bout of the season takes place at 7 p.m. on April 14 at the U.S. Cellular Arena. In March, the league’s four teams battled in front of more than 3,700 fans – an attendance record for the league. This month and next, four teams battle for the season championship. The Brewcity Bruisers April semi-finals event is the first of two.... Read More
  • Gay GOP group elects board members

    Log Cabin Republicans recently elected D.C. activist Marc Morgan, former congressional aide Matt Raymond and New York City businessman Chris Taylor to its national board of directors. R. Clarke Cooper, Log Cabin Republicans executive director, said, “Marc, Matt and Chris bring energy, insight and strong networks to further position Log Cabin efforts for an inclusive Republican Party while champi.... Read More