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Wednesday, June 8, 2011

PrideFest celebrates LGBT diversity

Since it settled into its permanent home at the Summerfest grounds at Henry W. Maier Festival Park in 1996, Milwaukee's PrideFest has grown into one of the country's biggest lesbian, gay, bisexual and...
Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009

Celebrating Couture:

Clothing trendies took to the streets to launch International Fashion Week with a fashionable Fashion’s Night Out. More than 30 boutiques around town participated. Adding a touch of glam at Lela were Bobbi Scherr, studying social work at MATC; Megan Radke of the Wicked Hop...
07.30.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
I wasn’t able to attend last week’s Voices of Faith meeting, which featured a talk given by Rev. Mari Castellanos, Public Policy Advocate with the United Church of Christ’s national office, but I was able to speak with her beforehand about the bridges being built by the LGBT community and people of faith. That’s a topic made especially relevant by the formation of Voices of Faith, a project wi...
Wednesday, May 6, 2009
For most people, gender identity is not a question. We have the parts that fit. But what does it mean to have a penis or a vagina? Ashley Altadonna, a Milwaukee transsexual filmmaker, has been exploring gender identity through films like Whatever Suits You, which has screened at LGBT film festivals such as San...
02.10.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Juelz Santana is a peripheral rapper at best, yet he�s coined one of the most ubiquitous expressions of the past several years: �no homo,� a phrase that rappers�and, increasingly, comedians, frat boys, middle schoolers and bloggers (even high-minded ones)�tack on to any statement that could be inadvertently construed as gay in intent. The always-helpful Urban Dictionary offers a sa...
01.26.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Pollstar and the group's own tour information may report otherwise, but Yo Majesty will not be performing at the Turner Hall Ballroom next Tuesday. I'm guessing I'm not breaking a lot of hearts with that announcement. Though the hip-hop duo has received a lot of easy press for their personal backgrounds (they're Christian lesbians), most of it ignores how their music is actually pretty...
Thursday, Nov. 6, 2008
The next American president has an opportunity to make a real impact on the direction of our nation and the course of world events. What should he do now? Before Tuesday’s election results were announced, we asked our fellow Milwaukeeans: If you could sit with the next president for two minutes, what would you...
Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008

The 21st Annual LGBT Film/Video Festival

As autumn approaches and daylight hours diminish, more and more of us will be inclined to spend our nights looking for something bright and clear- especially on the big screen. From Sept. 4-14, Milwaukeeans get another chance to brighten their eyes and enlighten their minds with the annual LGBT Film/Video Festival, presented by the film department of UW-Milwaukee's Peck School of the Arts.
Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2008

The 21st Annual LGBT Film/Video Festival

As autumn approaches and daylight hours diminish, more and more of us will be inclined to spend our nights looking for something bright and clear— especially on the big screen. From Sept. 4-14, Milwaukeeans get another chance to brighten their eyes and enlighten their minds with the annual LGBT Film/Video Festival...

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