February 20, 2018

Journal Sentinel, Emily Mills, February 18, 2018- Wisconsin led the way for LGBTQ rights with its historic passage of a 1982 law that protected gays and lesbians from discrimination in employment and housing but since then, the state has not kept pace for transgender or gender non-conforming people. Into the breach stepped municipalities, which …

February 12, 2018

The Cap Times, Lisa Speckhard Pasque, February 11, 2018- Under a bill in the legislature, municipalities like the city of Madison couldn’t write or enforce their own laws about employment discrimination. That would stop a national trend of “burdening employees and employers alike with excessive regulation,” author of the proposal …

February 8, 2018

Urban Milwaukee, LGBTQ Chamber of Commerce, February 7, 2018- Jason Rae, President & CEO of the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce, released this statement today on Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) pushing anti-LGBT legislation. “It’s shameful that WMC is pushing legislation that will roll back protections local communities in Wisconsin have …

February 7, 2018

Human Rights Campaign, Ianthe Metzger, February 6, 2018- Today, HRC, Fair Wisconsin, the statewide group working to advance equality for LGBTQ Wisconsinites, the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce and Freedom for All Americans, a bipartisan campaign to secure full nondiscrimination protections for LGBTQ people nationwide, announced their opposition to two pieces …