Windy City Media Group Frontpage News
Celebrating 30 Years of Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Trans News
home search facebook twitter join
Gay News Sponsor Windy City Times 2019-03-13
DOWNLOAD ISSUE
About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage

Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor

  WINDY CITY TIMES

Milwaukee Pride plans Transgender Awareness Month events
2018-11-07

facebook twitter google +1 reddit email


Milwaukee Pride is proud to elevate transgender voices and visibility through our collaboration with key individuals, local organizations, national thought leaders and our greater LGBTQ community.

At the October 25 Rally for Resistance, we united against legalized transgender discrimination and erasure by bringing hundreds to City Hall to speak our truths. Three days later, we came together again at the Milwaukee Rally for Trans Liberation at O'Donnell Park, organized by ZAO MKE Church and Forge. We are committed to continuing the velocity and momentum of this forward movement.

Throughout November, we will be hosting a series of events designed to educate, empower and mobilize the local community:

Sunday, November 11

Stonewall Stage Talk: Transgender Health Wins Wisconsin

Riverwest Public House ( 815 E Locust St. )

When the State of Wisconsin refused to cover their healthcare costs, two state employees took their fight to the courts. With the support of the ACLU, they won a historic legal victory for transgender health in Wisconsin. Meet the plaintiffs and attorney who won this landmark case — and what it means for transgender health going forward — at our community Q&A. Presented in partnership with the ACLU of Wisconsin.

Saturday, November 17

Stonewall Stage Talk: Conversations with Monica Roberts

MKE LGBT Community Center ( 1110 N. Market St. )

It's not every day that you can ask questions of an award-winning blogger, trans activist, and trans woman of color who has been on the front lines of trans activism and researching trans history for more than two decades. Join us Saturday, Nov. 17 as we welcome Monica Roberts, aka the TransGriot, for a community conversation! Presented in partnership with FORGE.

Sunday, November 18

Transgender Day of Remembrance

UWM LGBTQ Resource Center ( 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd, Union WG-89 )

This year, at least 22 transgender people have been murdered simply for being who they were. The Transgender Day of Remembrance is an annual observance that honors the memory of those whose lives were lost to anti-transgender violence. Please join FORGE and our supporting partners in an evening of remembering, honoring, connecting and healing. Presented in partnership with FORGE and 15 united community organizations.

All events are free, open to the public, all ages and family-friendly.

These are excellent opportunities for cisgender allies to join the conversation, connect with trans community leaders, and understand the unique challenges faced by transgender citizens in today's America. If you have never met a transgender person, now is the time!

Can't attend the events? Considering making a monetary donation to Trans Lifeline, a crisis hotline designed and staffed by trans people for trans people. Since 2014, Milwaukee Pride has been making a monthly donation to support their critical work in the United States and Canada. In recent weeks, Trans Lifeline has seen emergency calls quadruple — so your dollars are needed now more than ever.


facebook twitter google +1 reddit email





Windy City Media Group does not approve or necessarily agree with the views posted below.
Please do not post letters to the editor here. Please also be civil in your dialogue.
If you need to be mean, just know that the longer you stay on this page, the more you help us.


  ARTICLES YOU MIGHT LIKE

Gay News

75th U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus to Speak atvLGBTQ Military Event 2019-03-21 - WASHINGTON — Today, the American Military Partner Association ( AMPA ) — the nation's largest organization of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer ...


Gay News

NATIONAL Couples' eviction, Pete Buttigieg, Cory Booker, dancer sentenced 2019-03-20 - A lesbian couple filed a complaint against the transitional housing facility they once called home after they were forced out, LGBTQ Nation reported. ...


Gay News

"Trans Art Is" Trans Day Of Visibility 2019 Launch Celebration March 31 2019-03-15 - The Chicago Therapy Collective is at is again, building platforms for Trans and QTPOC* artists to share their voices, sounds, movements, and truths ...


Gay News

UIC honors scholar Phoenix Matthews 2019-03-13 - Shortly before they accepted the University of Illinois at Chicago ( UIC ) College of Nursing 2018 Distinguished Researcher Award, scholar/researcher Phoenix Matthews ...


Gay News

South Side trans man discusses life, healthcare journey 2019-03-13 - When Cheno Pulliam, 33, first stepped foot into Howard Brown Health's Hyde Park location three years ago, he knew this was the right ...


Gay News

NATIONAL Trans military ban, Fla. candidate, inmate meets end 2019-03-12 - A federal judge in Maryland cleared the way for the Pentagon to put in place a Trump administration policy banning most transgender individuals ...


Gay News

Millions of LGBTs would gain civil rights protections under Equality Act 2019-03-12 - New estimates on the number of LGBT people who would gain protections from discrimination in employment, education, public accommodations, housing and credit if ...


Gay News

Pentagon proceeding with anti-trans military ban 2019-03-12 - The Pentagon announced March 12 that a directive has been signed to implement President Trump's policy barring most transgender people from serving in ...


Gay News

MUSIC Lakeside Pride unveils new agenda at inaugural gala 2019-03-10 - On March 9, the Lakeside Pride Music Ensembles unveiled a bold new agenda at its inaugural gala. The event, titled "Take the ...


Gay News

Chelsea Manning jailed again 2019-03-08 - Transgender ex-Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning has once again found herself in jail—this time for refusing to testify about her disclosure of military ...


 



Copyright © 2019 Windy City Media Group. All rights reserved.
Reprint by permission only. PDFs for back issues are downloadable from
our online archives. Single copies of back issues in print form are
available for $4 per issue, older than one month for $6 if available,
by check to the mailing address listed below.

Return postage must accompany all manuscripts, drawings, and
photographs submitted if they are to be returned, and no
responsibility may be assumed for unsolicited materials.
All rights to letters, art and photos sent to Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago
Gay and Lesbian News and Feature Publication) will be treated
as unconditionally assigned for publication purposes and as such,
subject to editing and comment. The opinions expressed by the
columnists, cartoonists, letter writers, and commentators are
their own and do not necessarily reflect the position of Nightspots
(Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay,
Lesbian, Bisexual and Transegender News and Feature Publication).

The appearance of a name, image or photo of a person or group in
Nightspots (Chicago GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times
(a Chicago Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender News and Feature
Publication) does not indicate the sexual orientation of such
individuals or groups. While we encourage readers to support the
advertisers who make this newspaper possible, Nightspots (Chicago
GLBT Nightlife News) and Windy City Times (a Chicago Gay, Lesbian
News and Feature Publication) cannot accept responsibility for
any advertising claims or promotions.

 

 

 

TRENDINGBREAKINGPHOTOS

Sponsor
Sponsor
Sponsor


 



Sponsor

About WCMG Publications News Index  Entertainment Features Bars & Clubs Calendar Videos Advertisers OUT! Guide    Marriage


About WCMG      Contact Us      Online Front  Page      Windy City  Times      Nightspots      OUT! Guide     
Identity      BLACKlines      En La Vida      Archives      Subscriptions      Distribution      Windy City Queercast     
Queercast Archives      Advertising  Rates      Deadlines      Advanced Search     
Press  Releases      Event Photos      Join WCMG  Email List      Email Blast     
Upcoming Events      Todays Events      Ongoing Events      Post an Event      Bar Guide      Community Groups      In Memoriam      Outguide Categories      Outguide Advertisers      Search Outguide      Travel      Dining Out      Blogs      Spotlight  Video     
Classifieds      Real Estate      Place a  Classified     

Windy City Media Group publishes Windy City Times,
The Bi-Weekly Voice of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Trans Community.
5315 N. Clark St. #192, Chicago, IL 60640-2113 • PH (773) 871-7610 • FAX (773) 871-7609.