Here in Milwaukee, local activists Amy Luettgen and Sarah Wallisch have created Bi+ Pride with a mission to create a “social community for non-monosexual individuals, their partners and allies.” Read more



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Bi+ Pride Milwaukee’s strategy is to provide an umbrella for those who identify as bi, pan, queer, non-monosexual, or, frankly, anyone—labeled or otherwise. Read more

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This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's half hour of observations with Ryan Schleicher, Milwaukee Record editor Matt Wild and I, we're talking about the influx of good news the city has received this month. From the progress on the streetcar, to Gov. .. Read more

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This past Sunday, Sept. 23, was the 14th annual International Celebrate Bisexuality Day, the purpose of which is to increase the visibility of bisexual people and raise awareness of the unique challenges that they face... Read more


The 25th annual PrideFest Milwaukee celebration of lesbian, bisexual, gay and transgender communities takes place this weekend on the Summerfest grounds. In addition to fabulous performers and more rainbow stuff than you can shake... Read more

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This weekend is Milwaukee PrideFest. That, coupled with Marquette’s recent decision to rescind its offer of employment to a lesbian professor, has many people in our city thinking about issues related to sexual orientation. Because I was re... Read more


The Milwaukee Chamber Theatre opens its season this week with a production of the recent stage adaptation of Jules Verne’s Around the World In 80 Days by American playwright Mark Brown. The play, which debuted with theUtah Shakespearian Feesti.. Read more


Mary DiBiasio traveled to Milwaukee to attend the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design with a scholarship in hand. Along the way, when she reached the age of 22, DiBiasio discovered she faced a diagnosis of Rheumatoid Arthritis, a dramatic ev.. Read more

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National Coming Out Day occurred Oct. 11. This day, recognized by schools and community organizations across the country, encourages gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer people to share and celebrate their identities. Read more


I am a 26-year-old bisexual female.I just got into a relationship with a woman for the fir I am a 26-year-old bisexual female. Read more


This week's question deals with a familiar scenario: what to do when you haven't been completely honest with a long-term partner and want to come clean. You're right that there are many other... Read more


Thor, who is raising an adoptive daughter with his partner,said his experiences as a pare What’s your take? Read more

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Last month, the CaliforniaSupreme Court struck down Proposition 22, a ballot referendum in which61% of the state’s residents voted that the word “marriage” should onlypertain to a union between a man and a woman. Since then, hundreds ofsame-sex c... Read more

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