Milwaukee Gay Arts Center

An artist to watch, Elias Zananiri creates highly detailed and ornate paintings, which he says touch on “the subconscious of things and the hidden spiritual context behind everything physical.” more

Jan 30, 2018 12:12 PM My LGBTQ POV

Paul Masterson interviews “RuPaul’s Drag Race" alum, multidisciplinary artist of note and Milwaukee native Jaymes Mansfield. more

Apr 4, 2017 2:35 PM My LGBTQ POV

Along with several dozen Milwaukee Art Museum members, ARCW staff and the tour’s sponsor, Joe Pabst, Paul Masterson viewed “Art AIDS America" in Chicago’s Alphawood Gallery. He recounts this recent trip. more

Mar 14, 2017 2:35 PM My LGBTQ POV

Last week someone smashed the glass entrance of Diverse & Resilient’s office building on Holton. Were it another time, one might shrug it off as random vandalism. But nowadays we know better. more

Dec 13, 2016 4:30 PM My LGBTQ POV

On World AIDS Day, Paul Masterson discusses local efforts, past and present, geared toward representing individuals affected by HIV/AIDS in art. more

Nov 29, 2016 2:44 PM My LGBTQ POV

Paul Masterson discusses the work of queer street artist Jeremy Novy. more

Jun 7, 2016 3:53 PM My LGBTQ POV

Paul Masterson discusses Milwaukee’s under-documented African American LGBT history. more

Feb 16, 2016 5:05 PM Hear Me Out

Paul Masterson’s 2015 year in review for LGBT rights and issues. more

Dec 29, 2015 8:48 PM Hear Me Out

Reflecting on the meaning of LGBT History Month. more

Oct 20, 2015 8:44 PM Hear Me Out

This week, the Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival opens. It runs Oct. 15-25. Suitably, the festival makes history just in time for LGBT History Month: It celebrates an auspicious milestone, its 30th anniversary. more

Oct 13, 2015 7:16 PM Hear Me Out



Paul Masterson explores the concept of heteronormativity, rebellion against it in gay art and the implications of attitudes taken toward the subject. more

Jan 20, 2015 9:13 PM Hear Me Out 1 Comments

Paul Masterson describes options for and the importance of philanthropy and charitable giving in Milwaukee’s LGBT community. more

Dec 16, 2014 7:53 PM Hear Me Out

Let’s give thanks. Why not, damn it? It’s that time of year, after all. Let’s see…what am I thankful for? Uhm, I’m thankful for my wonderfully smart, attractive and kind readers. I’m thankful for the “How to more

Nov 25, 2014 9:28 PM Hear Me Out

FromStonewall Rebellion to the outbreak of the AIDS epidemic, the latter part ofthe last century was a very explosive and dramatic time for a large, tragicallyshadowed portion of the culture. At the end of this month in conjunction withWorld A.. more

Nov 17, 2014 8:52 AM Theater

LGBT Milwaukee’s “gay-borhood” was once the near South Side. Decades before its gent long,Hear Me Out more

Oct 21, 2014 10:30 PM Hear Me Out 5 Comments

It’s taken long enough. Milwaukee’s theater scene has finally grasped the fact that, beyond its in-house stable of gay directors, actors and technical staff, there’s a large more

Sep 24, 2014 10:08 PM Hear Me Out

Art Parties: As part of the six-day Milwaukee Latino Carnival, ART Milwaukee hosted another adventurous ART Bus expedition on Gallery Night. Two full busloads of more

Aug 7, 2013 1:44 AM Around MKE

PrideFest is 25 years old. To honor that, Milwaukee's LGBTQ celebration June 8-10 will welcome back... more

Jun 6, 2012 12:00 AM A&E Feature 2 Comments

  Staged readings work remarkably well with scripts that peel-back all of the elements of production and exist primarily on a raw, emotional level. Written by Olivia Dawson and Ray Proctor, Verbal Acumen sounds like it fits the bill remarkably .. more

Jul 18, 2011 12:16 PM Theater