Kira Renkas knew almost nothing about producing a play, but she's doing it anyway. Her production of "The Children's Hour" runs this summer in collaboration with Outskirts Theater Company.
David Kotke has spent nearly 40 years in the service industry, developing a caring, affable and sassy style with customers. He's also lived a "colorful" life, competing in national male beauty pageants as Mr. Gay Wisconsin. Now he's the bar manager at Hudson Business Lounge, calling it a "fun journey."
The Bucks on Thursday announced the 2018 Pride Night game on Friday, March 2, when Milwaukee takes on the Indiana Pacers at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. The event will celebrate love and respect by highlighting members of the local LGBT community throughout the game.
"Tinder Live with Lane Moore" examines and soothingly lampoons the weird world of mobile-app dating. Before her show Friday night at Turner Hall, we talked to Moore about the concept, show experience, why it's not as exploitative as you think and how we all kind of suck at dating anyway.
Taye Diggs is the honorary chair for Saturday's 2016 AIDS Walk Wisconsin at the Summerfest Grounds - not an unfamiliar role for the TV, film and Broadway performer who starred in "Rent," the hit musical that helped push HIV and AIDS awareness into the public eye.
By 1969, the old building at Water and St. Paul looked like just another Downtown dive waiting to be knocked down. Before being ravaged by fire and razed for parking, however, the Cross Keys had a long and colorful life, filled with disaster, violence and scandal.
The 600 North block of Broadway may be sleepy today, but in times past, this was quite the sizzling strip, including the short-lived Pink Glove. Decades ahead of its time, it is believed to be one of the first "concept" gay bars in Milwaukee.
The horrific and hateful shooting in Orlando threatened to cast a dark, tragic cloud over Milwaukee's PrideFest weekend. Instead, the community and the city came together in a defiant celebration of pride, resilience and life. The Advocate noticed.
Hearts and minds throughout the nation and the globe were with those who lost their lives and those who lost loved ones in Orlando. On Monday afternoon, City Hall joined in paying tribute and showing love, hanging a large pride flag from the building.
"Reveal," a recent photography exhibit at Journey House, provided an opportunity for Milwaukee's LGBT teens to chronicle their lives, according to a report from Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service. Led by Nicole Acosta, an artist at Diverse and Resilient, "Reveal" challenged students to "think beyond the selfie" and use photography to express their feelings about how society views the LGBT community.
Diverse and Resilient has selected eight leaders as recipients of the 2014 LGBT Leadership Awards. The awardees are individuals and organizations who have demonstrated leadership in improving the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in the state of Wisconsin.
Kathy's Nut Hut, which opened in 1980, closed quietly last week. It was a friendly, no-frills LGBT bar on Milwaukee's South Side.
In 10, 20 or 30 years, will gay bars still exist?
Hybrid Lounge opened on the corner of Brady and Van Buren Streets almost exactly four years ago. With one gay owner and one straight owner, the bar and restaurant is intended to be comfortable for people of any orientation.
As a rough interpretation of a famous idiom once said, when one film festival closes, another one opens. Thus, a mere week after the Milwaukee Film Festival called it a wrap on another successful two weeks of splendid features, the festival spirit gets one more burst of life with the LGBT Film/Video Festival, which opens tomorrow night with the documentary "I Am Divine."