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The Hidden History of LGBT Milwaukee
March 11, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
* Has LGBTQ content
* May be of interest to the LGBTQ community
The Hidden History of LGBT Milwaukee!
Led by Michail Takach
Sunday, March 11th at 7pm
21+ / Free event (books for sale)
Sex Ed for Adults is kickin’ off the Riverwest Public House Cooperative Anniversary week with a bang! Join us for the Hidden History of LGBT Milwaukee!
Milwaukee has a long, rich history of LGBT spaces and culture. Many of the earliest LGBT landmarks have been erased from the landscape, and surviving historical spaces remain hidden, unless you know exactly where to look.
By the time of the 1969 Stonewall riots, Milwaukee was already home to 33 known gay bars. These early gathering places fostered a sense of community, nurtured unique gay and lesbian identity, and ignited the spirit and culture of local LGBTQ pride.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER:
Michail Takach, author of LGBT Milwaukee, webmaster of the Wisconsin LGBT History Project and Communications Director for Milwaukee Pride, Inc., seeks to make queer heritage accessible, visible, and portable for future generations.
ABOUT SEX ED FOR ADULTS:
Join us the second Sunday of every month to hang out and learn about sexuality, gender, biology, and sex culture. Events are always free and open to anyone over 21 years old. Got an idea for a topic? Know a rad presenter? Contact us!