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Conversion Therapy ban blocked in Wisconsin
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Republicans Block Ban on Conversion Therapy in Wisconsin

It's the second time Republicans prevented the ban from taking effect.

How Tammy Baldwin Guided Marriage Equality Through a Divided Senate

Baldwin, who represents Wisconsin, is the first out LGBTQ+ member of the Senate.

School District Pulls 7 LGBTQ+ Books From Shelves

The books appear on a list that right-ring activists in Wisconsin have been using to get books across the state banned in school districts.

Pete Buttigieg Energizes Wisconsin Democrats

The Transportation secretary has been a hot commodity on the campaign trail.

Suspect Arrested in Killing of Black Trans Woman Regina 'Mya' Allen

Clayton Hubbird is charged with first-degree reckless homicide and use of a dangerous weapon.

Prisoner and guard
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Strip Search by Trans Guard Violated Inmate's Religious Beliefs: Court

The trans guard supervised a strip search of Rufus West, an inmate at the Green Bay Correctional Institution in Allouez, Wis., in 2016.

Rooming house in Milwaukee
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DOJ Accuses Property Manager of Physically Harassing Gay Tenant

The Department of Justice says the tenant suffered physical and verbal harassment for being a gay man with a disability.

GOP Sen. Ron Johnson Tries to Explain Flip on Marriage Equality Vote

The Wisconsin Republican senator said in July that he saw no reason to object to the Respect for Marriage Act, but he recently clarified that he isn't going to support the measure.

Trans Woman Regina 'Mya' Allen Fatally Shot in Milwaukee

Police have issued an arrest warrant for Clayton Hubbird, 31, who will face a charge of first-degree reckless homicide.

GOP Sen. Ron Johnson Flips on Marriage Equality Bill

The Wisconsin Republican is in a tough reelection fight.

Wisc. School Board Affirms Ban on Pride Displays & Preferred Pronouns

The Kettle Moraine School District in Wisconsin says teachers and staff cannot display Pride symbols or flags, and they must remove pronouns from email signatures.

Trans Women Killed in Houston, Milwaukee

Marisela Castro was shot in the back on a Houston street, and Toi Davis was found dead in Milwaukee under mysterious circumstances.

Wisconsin School District Bans Preferred Pronouns & Pride Symbols

Teachers in Kettle Moraine School District are forbidden from using pronouns in email signatures, nor may they display LGBTQ+ Pride symbols.

Plea Deal Nixed for Man Who Allegedly Threw a Queer Woman Into a Fire

Shane Nolan is accused of shoving the woman into a fire while using an anti-LGBTQ+ slur.

Trans Women of Color Killed in North Carolina, Wisconsin

Both Sasha Mason and Brazil Johnson were victims of gun violence.

Black Nite Brawl: 60 Year Anniversary of Pre-Stonewall Bar Uprising

Events Thursday will commemorate the Black Nite Brawl, in which bar patrons including Josie Carter (pictured) fought back against anti-LGBTQ+ harassment.

Wisconsin Governor Stands Against Conversion Therapy, for Trans Youth

Gov. Tony Evers signed an order banning the use of state and federal funds to subject minors to the practice, and he pledged to veto anti-trans sports legislation if it reaches him.

Sen. Tammy Baldwin Blasts Trump's 'Divisive' Wisconsin Visit

The out senator says Trump will create more strife in a state still reeling from the police shooting of Jacob Blake. 

Waitress Fired for Refusing to Serve Transphobic Customers

Brittany Spencer stood up for her beliefs. Now she's unemployed.

Gay Man's Teeth Removed After Alleged Hate Crime in Wisconsin

Cedrick Green (pictured) allegedly broke the victim's jaw so severely that doctors had to take extreme actions.