Posts Categorized: Wisconsin

The Advocate’s 7th Gayest City for 2014: Madison, Wisconsin

Madison is outdoorsy, educated, friendly, and progressive. Larger cities Milwaukee and Chicago are within driving distance, but even so, the city’s got its own day — and nightlife. Locals imbibe at slick video bar Plan B (; Thursdays are 18 and over); the bear-leather-sports bar Woof’s ( the big disco FIVE (; the relaxing Captain… Read more »

Where is Milwaukee’s Gayborhood?

Welcome to Milwaukee’s Gayborhood! Most of the action is situated around two areas, the Historic Third Ward and Walkers Point. Dozens of old warehouses in Historic Third Ward have been converted into amazing lofts, art galleries, chic cafes and stunning lounges. Walker’s Point serves as one of the main gay residential areas in the city,… Read more »

Wisconsin Town Bans LGBT Housing Discrimination

Appleton becomes the third city in Wisconsin to adopt rules against housing discrimination based on gender identity. The city’s diversity coordinator, Kathy Flores, says there are no state or federal protections for transgender individuals, so it’s up to communities to adopt rules. The Department of Housing and Urban Development says 17 states and 160 cities… Read more »