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The Milwaukee LGBT Community Center is dedicated to serving the needs of LGBTQ people and to making the Greater Milwaukee area safer and more inclusive. The Center offers programming around anti-violence, healthy relationships, counseling, financial coaching, as well as a lending library with over 2000 LGBT titles, meeting space for over 100 groups during the year, computer/internet access, and resource referrals. Our Project Q Youth program serves LGBTQ youth though health education, mentoring, dances and support for youth ages 13-24. The Center also provides social and arts opportunities through our gallery, TGIF events at local restaurants, movie nights, holiday parties, brunch, and nights on the town.  Learn more.

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   April  2014 »
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Events April 1, 2014
  • Proud Theatre
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: April 1, 2014 - 9:00 pm
    Description: Proud Theater is an award-winning, exciting and innovative youth theater program designed to foster self-expression and self-empowerment for LGBTQIA youth ages 13-19.
  • Coming Out Discussion Group
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: April 1, 2014 - 7:30 pm
    Location: Board Room
    Description: All ages welcome. Information, discussion and support on coming out topics including: self-recognition, overcoming barriers, socialization, commitments, and acceptance. Contact Carmen at 414-292-3072 or cbarnes@mkelgbt.org for more information.
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Events April 2, 2014
  • Gender Queer Group Meeting
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: April 2, 2014 - 9:00 pm
    Location: Community Room
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Events April 3, 2014
  • SAGE Drop In
    Starts: 2:00 pm
    Ends: April 3, 2014 - 6:00 pm
    Location: SAGE Room
  • Financial Wellness Tax Prep Clinics
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: April 3, 2014 - 8:00 pm
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Events April 5, 2014
  • Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: April 5, 2014 - 10:00 pm
    Location: Board Room
6
Events April 6, 2014
  • Women's Out to Brunch
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: April 6, 2014 - 2:00 pm
  • Movie Night at the LGBT Community Centre
    Starts: 5:00 pm
    Ends: April 6, 2014 - 10:00 pm
    Location: Community Room
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Events April 7, 2014
  • Healthy Relationships
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: April 7, 2014 - 7:00 pm
    Location: Community Room
    Description: A series of 6 free classes that will help you find yourself and the healthy relationship that you deserve! These evening classes are FREE, and they do fill up. Please RSVP to 414-292-3072 or avp@mkelgbt.org) to reserve your spot. Singles and couples welcome.

    The Milwaukee LGBT Community Center believes that the strength and success of our community relies on healthy relationships. The goal of Healthy Relationships is to help participants to feel "in charge of oneself" and create a basis for connecting meaningfully, sustainable, and lovingly with someone else.
8
Events April 8, 2014
  • Proud Theatre
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: April 8, 2014 - 9:00 pm
    Description: Proud Theater is an award-winning, exciting and innovative youth theater program designed to foster self-expression and self-empowerment for LGBTQIA youth ages 13-19.
  • Board Meeting
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: April 8, 2014 - 9:30 pm
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Events April 9, 2014
  • Elders in Transition
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: April 9, 2014 - 7:00 pm
    Location: Milwaukee LGBT Community Center
    Description: Have you recently ended a relationship? Taken on the care of an elderly partner or parent? Are you leaving a long-time home? Big life disruptions and transitions are never easy, and they can pose even more challenges when they happen later in our lives. Join us for a semi-monthly support group to discuss how to navigate change – even the changes we say we want!
10
Events April 10, 2014
  • SAGE Drop In
    Starts: 2:00 pm
    Ends: April 10, 2014 - 6:00 pm
    Location: SAGE Room
  • Financial Wellness Tax Prep Clinics
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: April 10, 2014 - 8:00 pm
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Events April 11, 2014
  • Day of Silence
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: April 12, 2014 - 12:00 am
    Location: Out in the Community
  • TGIF
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: April 11, 2014 - 7:00 pm
    Location: INdustri Cafe, South 2nd Street, Milwaukee, WI, United States
  • Lesbian Alliance Game Night
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: April 11, 2014 - 10:00 pm
    Location: Conference Area 211A
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Events April 12, 2014
  • Gemini Gender Meeting
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: April 12, 2014 - 10:00 pm
    Location: Community Room
13
Events April 13, 2014
  • PFLAG Meeting-Oconomowoc Chapter
    Starts: 2:00 pm
    Ends: April 13, 2014 - 4:00 pm
    Location: Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital
    Description: Vision: We, the parents, families, and allies united with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender persons, celebrate diversity and envision a society that embraces everyone, including those of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities.

    Contact: pflag.oconomowoc@gmail.com
    National PFLAG Website: http://www.pflag.org
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Events April 14, 2014
  • Healthy Relationships
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: April 14, 2014 - 7:00 pm
    Location: Community Room
    Description: A series of 6 free classes that will help you find yourself and the healthy relationship that you deserve! These evening classes are FREE, and they do fill up. Please RSVP to 414-292-3072 or avp@mkelgbt.org) to reserve your spot. Singles and couples welcome.

    The Milwaukee LGBT Community Center believes that the strength and success of our community relies on healthy relationships. The goal of Healthy Relationships is to help participants to feel "in charge of oneself" and create a basis for connecting meaningfully, sustainable, and lovingly with someone else.
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Events April 15, 2014
  • Proud Theatre
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: April 15, 2014 - 9:00 pm
    Description: Proud Theater is an award-winning, exciting and innovative youth theater program designed to foster self-expression and self-empowerment for LGBTQIA youth ages 13-19.
  • Making the Best Professional Impression
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: April 15, 2014 - 7:00 pm
    Location: Project Q, North Market Street, Milwaukee, WI, United States
    Description: Youth 17-24 are invited to this dynamic hands on communication session designed to help you put your best foot forward. Whether you are interviewing for a job, answering questions about yourself, applying for a scholarship or education program you will pick up tips for marketing YOU.

    Denise Cawley is our Center expert in communications. She will teach you tricks of the trade. You will practice the techniques live in role playing, writing and more. Don't miss this session to improve yourself.

    Bring something to write with and on. If you have a resume, essay or application you want her to look at you are welcome to bring that too.

    This is a two part event: April 15 and 29, 6pm. Please commit to attending both sessions. Bring your friends.

    Don't be late. Denise offers over 20 years in the marketing field, she owns Circore Creative and will be available to answer your questions.
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Events April 16, 2014
  • HamBINGO
    Starts: 8:00 pm
    Ends: April 16, 2014 - 10:00 pm
    Location: Hamburger Mary's Milwaukee, South Kinnickinnic Avenue, Milwaukee, WI, United States
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Events April 17, 2014
  • SAGE Drop In
    Starts: 2:00 pm
    Ends: April 17, 2014 - 6:00 pm
    Location: SAGE Room
  • You Don't Have to Be a Millionaire to Leave a Legacy
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: April 17, 2014 - 7:00 pm
    Description: This will be an educational panel on the benefits of planned giving both in supporting a cause or mission and structuring tax benefits for middle income adults and seniors. 5:30-7 PM.

    Panel presenters will include: Susan Baran from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation; Peter Larson, Center Board Member and PNC Wealth Planner; Elly Pick from the American Cancer Society, and Ron Via from Northwestern Mutual. Attorney Kathleen Hume will act as moderator.
  • Financial Wellness
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: April 17, 2014 - 8:00 pm
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Events April 18, 2014
  • Trans* Health Issues
    Starts: 1:00 pm
    Ends: April 18, 2014 - 4:30 pm
    Location: Community Room
    Description:
  • Art & Wine SAGE Social
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: April 18, 2014 - 8:00 pm
    Location: Community Room
    Description: The monthly SAGE Milwaukee Social is at 6 PM. For the April social, our fantastic intern Gerardo is returning as a volunteer. He is organizing and providing supplies for a group art project. Enjoy a glass of wine at the same time and see how creative the group can get!
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Events April 19, 2014
  • Black & White Men Together
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: April 19, 2014 - 8:00 pm
    Location: Board Room
  • MKE Gay Arts Center's Wobble Wit' the Gays
    Starts: 7:30 pm
    Ends: April 19, 2014 - 10:00 pm
    Location: Community Room
    Description: Saturday, April 19, at 7:30pm. Wobble Wit' the Gays is MGAC's 9th anniversary celebration featuring artists who have performed at MGAC or on the MGAC PrideFest stage. The line-up features singer-songwriter Eliza Hanson, singer Corky Morgan, a Pride of Dancers showcasing Tamarind Tribal Belly Dance, Jasmyn, Layali, as well as duo Jasmine and Randy. DJ Ty provides the music with a special intermission Wobble session. Refreshments will be served. There will be a fund raising raffle with a variety of prizes including ballet, theatre,and other event tickets, a local hotel stay, and much more!

    Admission is $5 at the door. Proceeds benefit the LGBT Community, MGAC and its SSBL softball team, MGAC SCREAM.
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Events April 20, 2014
  • PFLAG Meeting-Milwaukee Chapter
    Starts: 5:00 pm
    Ends: April 20, 2014 - 7:00 pm
    Location: Martin Luther Church, 9235 W. Bluemound Road, Wauwatosa WI
    Description: All meetings are for sharing and caring. Periodically, we have presentations on substantive LGBT issues. We offer a place to talk freely, since we all share similar stories. We support and help each other with problems that arise. We form friendships as we grow in our understanding and acceptance.

    Anything discussed at meetings comes under the umbrella of confidentiality and all are asked to honor this

    We meet on the 3rd Sunday each month, August thru May, and the 4th Sunday in June from 5:00 to 7:15pm. We do not meet in July.
21
Events April 21, 2014
  • Healthy Relationships
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: April 21, 2014 - 7:00 pm
    Location: Community Room
    Description: A series of 6 free classes that will help you find yourself and the healthy relationship that you deserve! These evening classes are FREE, and they do fill up. Please RSVP to 414-292-3072 or avp@mkelgbt.org) to reserve your spot. Singles and couples welcome.

    The Milwaukee LGBT Community Center believes that the strength and success of our community relies on healthy relationships. The goal of Healthy Relationships is to help participants to feel "in charge of oneself" and create a basis for connecting meaningfully, sustainable, and lovingly with someone else.
22
Events April 22, 2014
  • Proud Theatre
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: April 22, 2014 - 9:00 pm
    Description: Proud Theater is an award-winning, exciting and innovative youth theater program designed to foster self-expression and self-empowerment for LGBTQIA youth ages 13-19.
23
Events April 23, 2014
  • Elders in Transition
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: April 23, 2014 - 6:30 pm
    Location: Milwaukee LGBT Community Center
    Description: Have you recently ended a relationship? Taken on the care of an elderly partner or parent? Are you leaving a long-time home? Big life disruptions and transitions are never easy, and they can pose even more challenges when they happen later in our lives. Join us for a semi-monthly support group to discuss how to navigate change – even the changes we say we want!
  • Denim Day - Sexual Assault Art and Discussion Group
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: April 23, 2014 - 7:00 pm
    Location: Community Room
    Description: Contact AVP@mkeLGBT.org for more info.
24
Events April 24, 2014
  • SAGE Drop In
    Starts: 2:00 pm
    Ends: April 24, 2014 - 6:00 pm
    Location: SAGE Room
  • Front Desk Volunteer Meeting
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: April 24, 2014 - 8:00 pm
    Location: Community Room
  • Financial Wellness
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: April 24, 2014 - 8:00 pm
25
Events April 25, 2014
  • Gallery Night
    Starts: 5:00 pm
    Ends: April 25, 2014 - 9:00 pm
    Location: Community Room
  • Lesbian Alliance Movie Night
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: April 25, 2014 - 10:00 pm
    Location: Conference Area 211A
26
Events April 26, 2014
  • FORGE Meeting
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: April 26, 2014 - 10:00 pm
    Location: Community Room
27
Events April 27, 2014
  • SAGE Potluck Brunch
    Starts: 10:30 am
    Ends: April 27, 2014 - 12:30 pm
    Description: Our 50+ crowd is invited to this monthly SAGE Potluck Brunch. The Center will supply the coffee, juice, paper products, and space, you bring a dish to share! 10:30 AM at the Center.
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Events April 28, 2014
  • Healthy Relationships
    Starts: 5:30 pm
    Ends: April 28, 2014 - 7:00 pm
    Location: Community Room
    Description: A series of 6 free classes that will help you find yourself and the healthy relationship that you deserve! These evening classes are FREE, and they do fill up. Please RSVP to 414-292-3072 or avp@mkelgbt.org) to reserve your spot. Singles and couples welcome.

    The Milwaukee LGBT Community Center believes that the strength and success of our community relies on healthy relationships. The goal of Healthy Relationships is to help participants to feel "in charge of oneself" and create a basis for connecting meaningfully, sustainable, and lovingly with someone else.
29
Events April 29, 2014
  • Making the Best Professional Impression
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: April 29, 2014 - 7:00 pm
    Location: Project Q, North Market Street, Milwaukee, WI, United States
    Description: Youth 17-24 are invited to this dynamic hands on communication session designed to help you put your best foot forward. Whether you are interviewing for a job, answering questions about yourself, applying for a scholarship or education program you will pick up tips for marketing YOU.

    Denise Cawley is our Center expert in communications. She will teach you tricks of the trade. You will practice the techniques live in role playing, writing and more. Don't miss this session to improve yourself.

    Bring something to write with and on. If you have a resume, essay or application you want her to look at you are welcome to bring that too.

    This is a two part event: April 15 and 29, 6pm. Please commit to attending both sessions. Bring your friends.

    Don't be late. Denise offers over 20 years in the marketing field, she owns Circore Creative and will be available to answer your questions.
  • Proud Theatre
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: April 29, 2014 - 9:00 pm
    Description: Proud Theater is an award-winning, exciting and innovative youth theater program designed to foster self-expression and self-empowerment for LGBTQIA youth ages 13-19.
30
Events April 30, 2014
  • AVP Attending UWM Denim Day and Anti-violence Fair
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: April 30, 2014 - 1:30 pm
  • Healthy Relationships Refresher Reunion
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: April 30, 2014 - 7:00 pm
    Description: Many of you wanted a continuation or refresher of the Healthy Relationships course you took. This is an opportunity to use the skills taught in the original healthy relationship class to discuss other issues and topics that come up in LGBT+ relationships.

    For all of our Healthy Relationship graduates we are meeting back and offering an ongoing support group. We will discuss future meeting dates and frequency at this first event. This is a great opportunity to work on healthy communication in all of your relationships whether they are with co-workers, family, partners and more. Please RSVP - feel free to share with other course participants.
  • Pink Hat Party
    Starts: 8:00 pm
    Ends: May 1, 2014 - 12:00 am
    Location: This is it, East Wells Street, Milwaukee, WI, United States
    Description: This Is It! has graciously named the MKE LGBT Community Center as the beneficiary for another Pink Hat Party. This Is It! says our last one was the most successful they have ever had. Let's fill the place with pink hats!

    Arrive between 8pm and 9pm, your first drink is on the house with a cash donation to the Center!

    Enjoy a raffle - tickets 6 for $5. 1 for $1, Best deal: either an arm's length or waistline to the floor length of tickets for $20 - your choice. Two drawings will be held and raffle tickets good for both drawings.

    Come wearing your own Pink Hat, make one yourself, or just wear something pink on your head and get $1 off drinks all night. Purchase a hat for $5 and the proceeds go to the Center.

    Thank you to This Is It! for your support of the Milwaukee LGBT Community Center and thank YOU for coming out for a night of fun.

    This is a 21+ Event.
 
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