Ladies, who's your girl crush?

Published July 13, 2013

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.


Milwaukee's LGBTQ bar guide

Published June 12, 2010

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.


Best LGBT bar, 2009: La Cage

Published Feb. 11, 2009

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.


Sound-off: Are gay-friendly schools necessary?

Published Oct. 26, 2008

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?


"Pro-Lifers" bark up the wrong tree

Published Nov. 5, 2007

Last night I went to see lesbian folk rocker Melissa Ferrick. On my way in, I noticed a group of Anti-Choice protestors.


The unbearable queerness of being

Published Sept. 22, 2007

To celebrate our birthdays, Tina and I bought tickets for each other to this past Wednesday's Ani DiFranco concert at the Riverside.


Sticks and stones

Published Sept. 15, 2007

Have you heard about the lesbian gang epidemic?


It's just a yoke

Published April 24, 2007

Here's my short list of the reasons committed same-sex couples should get married in Canada.


Milwaukee LGBT Guide

Published March 21, 2007

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."


Gays on strike

Published Dec. 4, 2006

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.


Tell me where it hurts

Published Oct. 30, 2006

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.


Blog not, lest ye be judged

Published Aug. 23, 2006

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.