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Madison police express support for OutReach in wake of Pride parade decision

LGBTQ police officers reaffirmed their support of the Pride parade and its organizer, OutReach LGBT Community Center, as part of a complex and sometimes heated community listening session held Monday night. Nearly 90 people crowded into a meeting room at Madison’s Central Library to discuss differing views on whether or…

Madison Police Department’s MPD Pride Listening Session

Type: * Informational This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community If you would like to discuss the Madison Police Department’s participation in the OutReach Pride Parade, MPD Pride is hosting an open forum. It will be moderated by Karl Van Lith,…

OutReach Board Votes to Withdraw Pride Parade Applications by Madison Area Law Enforcement Groups

Controversy around Madison Police’s involvement in the annual Pride Parade highlights divisions within the LGBTQ community. Is there a positive way forward? MADISON, WIS – OutReach LGBT Community Center today released an official statement announcing that they will be withdrawing the applications from Madison Police Department’s LGBTQ employee group, MPD…

“Food for Thought” ft. Lt. Brian Chaney Austin

Type: * Informational * Social This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Tuesday, April 11 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Husch Blackwell, 33 E Main St, Suite 300, Madison Join the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce for their second Madison…

Tony Robinson 1 year later

It has been one year since Tony Robinson was killed.  That night, I pulled into the gas station across the street from where Tony lived and immediately knew something was amiss. A man across the street was yelling.  Someone was running. The lights of a police car flashed.  As I…