On Saturday, Milwaukee Pride and the Wisconsin LGBT History Project are hosting a Remember When: Women's History Party at Studio 200. Before the event, bar owner and longtime advocate Sharon Dixon spoke about the party, her life experiences and the future of LGBTQ Milwaukee.
There are a lot of celebrity women who I'd consider switching teams for, and most of them are musicians. Ani DiFranco tops the list, with Salma Hayek a close second. Almost all of them are brunettes. Except one.
Until recently, festival programmers weren't quite sure of its age at all. But, that's not stopping the festival team from celebrating their missed milestone with a "Second Annual 25th Anniversary."
Milwaukee's gay and lesbian bars were once exclusive single-sexed joints, but the times they are a changin'. Now, these bars house eclectic and diverse crowds of patrons who enjoy dancing, karaoke, pool, shows or simply drinking and being sociable.
Recently, OnMilwaukee.com chatted with Tegan Quin from Tegan and Sara about her music, her new relationship, turning 30 and her guilty love for the "Twilight" series.
Once again, OnMilwaukee.com readers picked La Cage as the city's best LGBT bar. Riverwest's Art Bar came in second place for the third year in a row.
Recently, public school officials in Chicago requested approval for a "gay-friendly" high school because so many LGBT students miss or quit high school to avoid harassment and / or violence. Milwaukee already has a school that provides a safe environment for gay students. Is this a good idea?
Last night I went to see lesbian folk rocker Melissa Ferrick. On my way in, I noticed a group of Anti-Choice protestors.
To celebrate our birthdays, Tina and I bought tickets for each other to this past Wednesday's Ani DiFranco concert at the Riverside.
Have you heard about the lesbian gang epidemic?
Here's my short list of the reasons committed same-sex couples should get married in Canada.
For article author Jennifer Morales, the city always had a certain rainbow glow, even before she moved here more than 15 years ago. Here's her guide to "gay Milwaukee."
My partner and I got out paper and pen and made a list of whole industries and service sectors that would simply collapse if gays decided to go on strike.
Like many other couples, Tina and I share a checking account and a mortgage, utility bills and museum memberships. Our kids are getting the message that our family -- as happy, healthy, and functional as it may be -- is somehow second-class.
So what do I think makes a good blog? I write this fully aware that whatever I write here will be the criteria by which my own blog will be judged, but here goes.