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Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014

Charitable giving for Milwaukee’s LGBT community

When Neil Giuliano, Tempe, Ariz.’s former gay mayor (he’s still gay but not currently mayor) spoke at the recent Cream City Foundations Business Lunch, he stated a remarkable and embarrassing fact: LGBT people contribute less to their own causes than straight people do. I’m sure there
02.25.2014 | | Posted at 03:00 PM
By Kristina Byas
“You have more friends than you know / some that surround you / some that need more time to grow.” Those powerful lyrics, shared in a YouTube video, have given hope to many teens who have experienced bullying. Since the positive reception to the 2010 YouTube video, the It Gets Better Project has now taken that message to stages across the U.S. with the mission to encourage LGBT youth to tough ...
Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013
 Art Parties: As part of the six-day Milwaukee Latino Carnival, ART Milwaukee hosted another adventurous ART Bus expedition on Gallery Night. Two full busloads of
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
 Bloomin’ Fun: The Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) once again pulled off an A-plus event at its recent “MCT in Bloom” gala at the Florentine Opera Center
Monday, April 29, 2013
 Tasting Triumph: A beautiful spring day did not deter more than 1,500 hungry and thirsty visitors from attending the Shepherd Express’ first Stein and Dine Beer, Cheese, and Sausage Festival. Guests sipped and
Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012
Best Buddies: A beautifully balmy evening brought out a record crowd to the My Best Friend Is Straight party, held this year at the lakefront's historic North Point Lighthouse. Greeting guests at the annual Cream City Foundation fundraiser...
Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2009

Play Ball

This coming summer, 150 teams from around the country will descend on Milwaukee for NAGAAAFest 2009, the Gay Softball World Series, staged by the North American Gay Amateur Athletic Association. Organizers say the event is expected to have an $8 to $10 million tourism impact on the city, fueled by 3000...
Wednesday, July 16, 2008
Over the Rainbow: After an auspicious rainbow sight ing prior to the fourth annual My Best Friend Is Straight fund-raiser, guests mingled outside until a sudden deluge sent them scampering into Andy Nunemaker’s fab party house. The event raised funds for the Cream City Foundation (CCF), which is celebrating more than 25 years of giving to LGBT communities...
Wednesday, June 4, 2008
Gay equality is more than just a matter of fairness— it’s also good for the economy. The estimated 15.3 million gay adults in the United States have a combined buying power of more than $660 billion, and it’s estimated to grow to $835 billion by 2011, according to Witeck-Combs ...