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Announcing “Wisconsin Businesses for Equality”

Since 1982, Wisconsin has protected lesbian, gay and bisexual people from discrimination in housing, employment and public accommodations. Most don’t know we were the first state in the country to pass a law saying you can’t be evicted, fired or harassed in public places because of who you love. Even…

Fair Wisconsin Veterans Day Luncheon

Type: * Fundraiser * Social This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Fair Wisconsin Education Fund is hosting its second Veterans Day luncheon on Thursday, November 9 from 11:30am to 1:00pm. The event will take place at the…

Fair Wisconsin Brunch

Type: * Fundraiser * Performance * Social This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Please join us for the Fair Wisconsin Brunch at the Madison Concourse Hotel on Sunday, April 30th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.! The program…

Wisconsin LGBTQ Summit

Type: * Informational * Networking This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community The 2017 Summit will be focused on building a more skilled and connected network of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ), and allied individuals who are…

Fair Wisconsin Education Fund luncheon to celebrate LGBT Veterans

Type: * Fundraiser * Social This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Please join Fair Wisconsin Education Fund as we honor our veterans and celebrate 2016’s historic advances toward equality for LGBT veterans and service members. The event…

Fair Wisconsin Garden Party for Equality

Type: * Fundraiser * Networking * Social This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community From working directly with lawmakers behind-the-scenes to activating thousands of pro-fairness individuals to advocate for LGBT quality across the entire state, Fair Wisconsin continues…

Fair Wisconsin Leadership Awards Madison Brunch

Type: * Fundraiser * Social * Networking This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Save the date for the annual Fair Wisconsin Leadership Awards Madison Brunch – April 10. Details to come! fairwisconsineducationfund.com

Front Group With Ties to Anti-Marriage Equality Activist Supports State Supreme Court Justice Rebecca Bradley

Madison – State Supreme Court Justice Rebecca Bradley has been under fire for outrageously homophobic writings in which, among other things, she referred to members of the LGBTQ community as “degenerates” and condemned them for engaging in “abnormal and immoral” behavior. Today Fair Wisconsin announces they’ll be working to expose…

Fair Wisconsin statement on hate speech by Justice Rebecca Bradley

Today, Fair Wisconsin Executive Director Megin McDonell issued the following statement on State Supreme Court Justice Rebecca Bradley’s comments related to people living with HIV/AIDS and the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community: “The comments made by Rebecca Bradley in college are hate speech, plain and simple.  These sentiments are…

Fair Wisconsin Milwaukee Leadership Awards Gala Dinner

Type: * Fundraiser * Social * Networking This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Save the date for the annual Fair Wisconsin Milwaukee Leadership Awards Gala Dinner – February 20. Details to come! fairwisconsineducationfund.com

Trans Leadership Institute Focus Group

Type: Informational This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community FAIR Wisconsin will be hosting 2 focus groups in Madison and Milwaukee for the LGBTQA community to contribute ideas and suggestions that will shape programming for the 2016 Trans Leadership…

Trans Leadership Institute Focus Group

Type: Informational This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community FAIR Wisconsin will be hosting 2 focus groups in Madison and Milwaukee for the LGBTQA community to contribute ideas and suggestions that will shape programming for the 2016 Trans Leadership…

Fair Wisconsin announces Megin McDonell as new Executive Director

Madison, WI – Today, the Board of Directors of Fair Wisconsin, Inc. and Fair Wisconsin Education Fund announced that they have hired Megin McDonell to serve as the organization’s Executive Director. “The boards of Fair Wisconsin and Fair Wisconsin Education Fund are thrilled to welcome Megin to this new role…

After Black Friday & Cyber Monday…comes Giving Tuesday!

Giving Tuesday is December 1, 2015. Giving Tuesday is a worldwide campaign that promotes giving back to the community during the holiday season. This can be in the form of volunteering, providing a service for free, or donating to organizations who are positively impacting the community. Are you looking for…

Fair Wisconsin Statement on Transgender Student Bill

Yesterday afternoon, two state lawmakers began circulating a bill for co-sponsors, prohibiting transgender students from using the restrooms and changing rooms that correspond with their gender identity. The bill also requires school boards to designate facilities exclusively for one physical sex or the other. Megin McDonell, interim Executive Director of…

Fair Wisconsin Membership Appreciation Party

Type: Social This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community The Fair Wisconsin Membership Appreciation Party is a free event to honor our community and Fair Wisconsin members, celebrate our successes, and learn about the future organizational direction of…

Support local LGBTQ non-profits on Give OUT Day, May 21

Please join us for the 3rd annual Give OUT Day, the national day of giving for the LGBTQ community! For 24-hours, the LGBTQ community and our allies from across the country will come together to raise critically needed funds to support the diverse array of LGBTQ nonprofits including community centers,…

Fair Wisconsin Announces Interim Executive Director

On behalf of the Fair Wisconsin Boards of Directors, we are pleased to announce the appointment of Megin McDonell as Interim Executive Director, following the departure of President & CEO Katie Belanger. Serving Fair Wisconsin as External Relations Director since 2011, Megin has extensive experience working in nonprofits, including grant…

Wisconsin LGBT Leadership Conference

Type: * Workshop * Networking * Social * Informational This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community SAVE THE DATE: FEBRUARY 20-22, 2015 for the 2015 Wisconsin LGBT Leadership Conference, at the Hyatt Regency in Milwaukee The Wisconsin LGBT…