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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…

Fair Wisconsin Leadership Awards and Gala Dinner

Type: * Fundraiser * Social * Networking This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community The Fair Wisconsin Leadership Awards and Gala Dinner is our annual signature event supporting Fair Wisconsin Education Fund. Each year Fair Wisconsin gathers members…

Register now – Wisconsin LGBT Leadership Conference

SAVE THE DATE: FEBRUARY 20-22, 2015 for the 2015 Wisconsin LGBT Leadership Conference, at the Hyatt Regency in Milwaukee The Wisconsin LGBT Leadership Conference is an innovative approach to building a more skilled and connected network of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) and allied leaders who are empowered to achieve…

Fair Wisconsin Madison Holiday Party

Type: * Social * Fundraiser This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Join Fair Wisconsin for an evening with friends and family to celebrate the progress we have made advancing equality in the past year. Hosted by comedian Dina Martinez, with performances…

Fair Wisconsin Announces Leadership Transition

Madison, WI – Today, the Board of Directors of Fair Wisconsin, Inc. and Fair Wisconsin Education Fund announced that at the end of February 2015, President & CEO Katie Belanger would be departing the organization to pursue new professional opportunities. “Although it’s hard to leave so many good friends and…

Fair WI PAC endorses Susan Happ for AG, plus many more endorsements

VOTE FOR FAIRNESS IN NOVEMBER! The primary election is over, and November will be here before we know it!  Fair Wisconsin PAC is proud to announce some new endorsements for the fall election on November 4. For ATTORNEY GENERAL, Fair Wisconsin PAC endorses SUSAN HAPP.  We know she will be a…

Wisconsin Unites for Marriage Coalition Launched Today

New statewide marriage equality coalition to advocate for the freedom to marry for same-sex couples in Wisconsin On Thursday, August 7, plaintiff couples, community and religious leaders, and other supporters of the freedom to marry for all loving couples gathered in Appleton, Eau Claire, La Crosse, Madison and Milwaukee. They…

Wisconsin Marriage Equality Coalition to Launch

Wisconsin Unites for Marriage to advocate for the freedom to marry for same-sex couples in WisconsinOn Thursday, August 7, plaintiff couples, community and religious leaders, and other supporters of the freedom to marry for all loving couples will gather in Appleton, Eau Claire, La Crosse, Madison and Milwaukee to announce a…

Fair Wisconsin PAC Announces Fall Election Endorsements

Fair Wisconsin Political Action Committee is committed to advancing and achieving equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Wisconsinites through strategic electoral activity. This summer, Fair Wisconsin PAC reached out to nearly 250 candidates for office across Wisconsin to gauge support for fairness and evaluate individual candidates. We are thrilled…

Love Wins in Wisconsin! Fair Wisconsin statement on marriage equality ruling

Moments ago, U.S. District Judge Barbara Crabb struck down Wisconsin’s constitutional amendment denying caring and committed same-sex couples the freedom to marry, in a decision that allows marriage licenses to be issued immediately. Fair Wisconsin President & CEO, Katie Belanger, has issued the following statement in response to this historic…

Fair Wisconsin Madison Leadership Awards

This Event: Is hosted by an LGBTQ organization and has LGBTQ content Type of Event: Fundraiser and awards dinner Join Fair Wisconsin Education Fund as we honor leaders and activists who stand up for fairness and advance equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Wisconsinites. Each year Fair Wisconsin gathers members…

Flip Out for Fairness

Type: Social Fundraiser This Event: Is organized by an LGBTQ organization Has LGBTQ content May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Dig out your favorite old college sweatshirt, grab a few of your best buddies and head to Plan B for a fundraiser that will take you back to…

Fair Wisconsin applauds Milwaukee County for advancing equality

County Board updates critical protections against discrimination based on gender identity and expression Yesterday, the Milwaukee County Board approved by a 12-6 vote adding gender identity and expression to the county’s anti-discrimination policies.  Milwaukee County now joins seventeen states and more than 100 communities across America – including the City…