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Milwaukee Pride brings rainbow crosswalks to Cathedral Square

Pedestrians in Milwaukee’s Cathedral Square will start seeing Pride in the streets soon, as rainbow crosswalks are installed this weekend at the intersection of Jefferson and Wells. The project, headed up by Milwaukee Pride and funded entirely through private donations, will have its grand unveiling on Saturday, Nov. 3 at…

Milwaukee Pride, Wisconsin LGBTQ History Project unite to preserve local heritage

Milwaukee, WI. –  Milwaukee Pride, Inc., the 501(c)3 nonprofit parent organization of PrideFest Milwaukee and BeOUT Milwaukee, announces it will take stewardship of the celebrated  Wisconsin LGBTQ History Project, in honor of National LGBT History Month and the approaching WorldPride NYC / Stonewall 50 celebration. The Project, which originated as a PrideFest tent exhibit in 1995,…

Milwaukee Pride announces its 2018 BeOUT Award Winners

Milwaukee Pride, Inc. is excited to honor the winners of this year’s BeOUT Awards for LGBTQ Visibility! The BeOUT Awards celebrate individuals who have taken heroic strides to elevate the visibility and voice of local LGBTQ people within the past year. The awards will be presented at Milwaukee Pride’s annual autumn…

Milwaukee Pride donates over $23,000 to mission-critical causes

Milwaukee, WI –   In honor of PrideFest 2018, the largest LGBTQ event in Wisconsin history, the Milwaukee Pride Board of Directors has disbursed over $23,000 in financial donations, scholarships and gifts to local causes, including: $12,200 to Diverse & Resilient, via the PrideFest Plus One campaign $3,000 to Kimberly Wilbern, recipient of the 2018 Rising…

Milwaukee Pride invests in local LGBTQ community

Milwaukee, WI –  Following a record-breaking PrideFest Milwaukee 2017, the Milwaukee Pride Board of Directors announces the disbursement of over $16,000 in financial donations, scholarships and gifts to local causes, including: $10,218 to GSAFE, through the PrideFest Plus One 2017 campaign $3,000 to Ashley Smith, recipient of the 2017 Rising Star Scholarship $2,500 to the 2017…

PrideFest

Type: Festival This Event: *Is LGBTQ hosted *Contains LGBTQ content *May be of interest to the LGBTQ community On June 10, 11 and 12, Milwaukee Pride will be hosting the 2016 PrideFest at the Henry Maier Festival Park. This event, which spans three days, will feature performances by Sarah Silverman,…

PrideFest

Type: Festival This Event: *Is LGBTQ hosted *Contains LGBTQ content *May be of interest to the LGBTQ community On June 10, 11 and 12, Milwaukee Pride will be hosting the 2016 PrideFest at the Henry Maier Festival Park. This event, which spans three days, will feature performances by Sarah Silverman,…

PrideFest

Type: Festival This Event: *Is LGBTQ hosted *Contains LGBTQ content *May be of interest to the LGBTQ community On June 10, 11 and 12, Milwaukee Pride will be hosting the 2016 PrideFest at the Henry Maier Festival Park. This event, which spans three days, will feature performances by Sarah Silverman,…

UWM Drag Show

Type: Performance This Event: *Is LGBTQ hosted *Includes LGBTQ content *May be of interest to the LGBTQ community The UWM Drag Show (also known as the “Drag Ball” although not at all a ballroom style show) has been a staple at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee for over 15…