Together with his husband and co-founder, Nick, Brad has spent the last two years raising money to open the eight-bedroom home in Milwaukee. It will be the one place these teens can go without fear of rejection, he said, noting that LGBTQ foster and homeless youth are rejected more often than their straight peers. He said she was turned away from a homeless shelter for the same reason.
Newly seated governors in Michigan and Wisconsin signed on Monday executive orders against anti-LGBT discrimination as among the first acts in their new roles. In Michigan, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order EDwhich bars discrimination against LGBT people in state employment, public services and state contracting.
Same-sex marriage has been legal in Wisconsin since October 6,when the U. Supreme Court refused to consider an appeal in the case of Wolf v. Discrimination based on sexual orientation is banned statewide in Wisconsin.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison values a diverse community where all members are able to participate fully in the Wisconsin Experience. Therefore, in University Housing, one of our priorities is to establish inclusive, respectful and caring communities. Inclusion in the residence halls is achieved by all staff working in tandem to create and maintain an environment where everyone feels respected, valued, welcomed and supported.
The architecture is not significantbut what went on inside the house at W. Gilman St. Tammy Baldwin never lived there, but held her first-ever campaign event at the house on Dec.
In the late s, officials at UW-Madison were in a bit of a panic. Before World War II, homosexuality was considered a crime, but in the post-war years, although still illegal, it came to be viewed more as an illness. The students who had been caught tended to react in one of two ways, Wagner discovered.
Madison, Wisconsin. Flyer for the Magic Picnic, a celebration of the lesbian and gay community, which took place in Brittingham Park. View the original source document: WHI
But gosh darn it, we like it here for a reason. Though it certainly has its problems, the truth of the matter is that Madison is a great little city. Or a great big town.