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New Chronicle Platform Launches Initiative to Chronicle LGBTQ+ Community and History

New York, New York – September 28, 2017 – Chronicle, the new collaborative visual storytelling platform, has launched an initiative to crowdsource stories from LGBTQ+ individuals and organizations, creating a chronicle to tell the bigger story and visual history of the community. People and organizations add photographs with descriptive details…

New Maple Bluff Walking Tour

Type: * Informational * Social This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community For the first time, the Madison Trust for Historic Preservation will offer a docent-led historic architecture walking tour in Maple Bluff, Sun., July 16, 2017. The tour will focus on Cambridge Road’s rich variety of…

Ten Dollar House at Mineral Point Opera House

Type: Theater This Event: * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community The Mineral Point Opera House will be hosting a special performance of Ten Dollar House on Sunday, May 15th at 2:30PM. Ten Dollar House is a historical play about Pendarvis and its two…

You Are Here: Finding LGBTQ Community

Type: * Networking * Social This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Join us as we celebrate the opening of our new exhibit, You Are Here: Finding LGBTQ Community. Come out to see the growing collection, share your…

Mineral Point Celebrates its Legacy of Historic Preservation

Mineral Point, WI – Ask most people what impresses them about Mineral Point and you are likely to hear something about the historic architecture. The buildings that have been so lovingly preserved here are definitely aha moments for many. As the first city in Wisconsin to be listed on the National…

MTG’s “The Whipping Man”

Type: Theater This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community “The Whipping Man” By Matthew Lopez Directed by Dana Pellebon It’s April 1865 and the Civil War has just ended. Caleb DeLeon, a severely wounded Jewish Confederate officer, returns to his family home, now in ruins and abandoned…

MTG’s “The Whipping Man”

Type: Theater This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community “The Whipping Man” By Matthew Lopez Directed by Dana Pellebon It’s April 1865 and the Civil War has just ended. Caleb DeLeon, a severely wounded Jewish Confederate officer, returns to his family home, now in ruins and abandoned…

MTG’s “The Whipping Man”

Type: Theater This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community “The Whipping Man” By Matthew Lopez Directed by Dana Pellebon It’s April 1865 and the Civil War has just ended. Caleb DeLeon, a severely wounded Jewish Confederate officer, returns to his family home, now in ruins and abandoned…

National Coming Out Day Breakfast

Type: * Networking * Social This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Join the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce for our first annual National Coming Out Day Breakfast on Tuesday, October 11 in Madison at The Madison Club,…

LGBT Milwaukee traces the history of local pride

Milwaukee, WI. –  Milwaukee Pride, Inc. announces the upcoming publication of LGBT Milwaukee, written by local author Michail Takach with a foreword by Don Schwamb of the Wisconsin LGBT History Project.   LGBT Milwaukee, published by Arcadia Publishing & the History Press as part of the Images of Modern America series,…

Madison LGBT History Group: Lysistrata Restaurant

November’s LGBT History Group topic is Lysistrata. This much-mourned womyn’s space was a very popular bar, restaurant and community space located at 319 Gorham Street. An unfortunate fire took it away and caused much lamentation. Lysistrata Restaurant opened its doors on December 31, 1977 as a women’s restaurant and performance…

Madison LGBT History Study Group

Type: * Informational * Social This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community The LGBT Senior Alliance welcomes to our Madison LGBT History Study Group the former owner (with his brother Rodney) of the Hotel Washington, Gregory Scheel. The…

An Evening with Walter Naegle

Type: Lecture Social This Event: Is LGBTQ hosted Has LGBTQ content May be of interest to the LGBTQ community An Evening with Walter Naegle Tuesday October 7, 6:00pm, Elvehjem L140 Walter Naegle, Bayard Rustin’s partner for the last 10 years of his life, shares his reflections on the work of…

Wisconsin Historical Museum Announces Summer Events and Exhibitions

MADISON, WI-The Wisconsin Historical Museum announces a wide array of events for all ages this summer and special summer hours! June 1st through August 31st the Museum gallery hours and Museum Store hours are 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Tuesday through Saturday, 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm Sunday. Summertime Fun Join us each Wednesday in July to learn about a different style of…