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Monthly Archives: July 2019

Vandalism targets LGBTQ media in Madison

MADISON, WI – Vandalism of Our Lives distribution boxes and magazines has spiked in recent weeks, with a rash of destruction targeting the LGBTQ-focused publication along State Street and the Capitol Square. Publisher Patrick Farabaugh noted an uptick in the amount of vandalism since the 2016 election in particular, but…

Participants wanted for survey of trans community needs in Wisconsin

Milwaukee-based transgender support organization FORGE is conducting a needs assessment survey to better understand some of the current and changing needs of the trans community in Wisconsin. “We want to cast the net widely to reach as many diverse parts of our community as possible,” writes FORGE’s Caleb Weinhardt. “The…

PrideFest Milwaukee 2019 breaks attendance records for eighth consecutive year

Milwaukee Pride, Inc., nonprofit parent of PrideFest Milwaukee, reports record-breaking attendance for the 2019 festival, held June 6-9 at Henry W. Maier Festival Park in Milwaukee. This year’s total confirmed festival attendance was 45,787, an increase of +1% over the 2018 total of 45,400.   The increase is especially significant, following…

Tenant Resource Center elects new board, sets course after tumultuous year

On June 20, 2019, the TRC membership held one of the largest annual meetings in its 39 year history, and voted in a new Board of Directors. As a membership organization, all current and recent staff, volunteers, and Board members are able to vote. During four hours of impassioned presentations…