Stories tagged: "Pride"


Threat of GOP-led Book Bans Looms Over ‘22 Elections

At an event honoring Pride Month, Democratic Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers made clear a glaringly obvious point: He is likely the only thing standing in the way of a Republican push to ban books in Wisconsin. 

LGBTQ Pride Street Flag Drawing
Legislators Won’t Be Able to Miss the Giant Pride Flag About to Be Painted at the Top of State Street, Next to the Capitol

Conservatives who control the state Assembly will have a bird’s eye view of support for equal treatment, respect, and rights for their LGBTQ constituents, in the privately-funded public art project.

Pride Flag Heg
Pride Month in Wisconsin Includes Local Events Across the State

Plenty of opportunities to show support for the LGBTQ community at a time when some politicians are promising to roll back social progress.

The Cedarburg School District covered up this mural in Webster Middle School because, it claimed, the mural didn't represent "all members of our school community" and the students didn't get final approval. (Photo via Webster Middle School/Facebook)
Commentary: Cedarburg’s School Mural Fiasco Shows Why We Need to Get Out of Our Bubbles

The district said the mural didn't represent "all members of our school community." But who was really left out?

Tony Evers meeting with LGBTQ youth
Pride Flag Hoisted Above Capitol Amid GOP Anti-Trans Effort

In flag-raising ceremony, Evers also signed executive orders to ban state money in “conversion therapy" and ensure inclusive language in state documents.