LGBTQ+ people are more than twice as likely to be arrested compared to straight people and three times more likely to be incarcerated than the general population, Jane Hereth found.
Jennifer Murray, director of the LGBTQ+ Resource Center at UWM, has won the Dr. P.B. Poorman Award for Outstanding Achievement on Behalf of LGBTQ+ People.
For the fourth year in a row, UW-Milwaukee has been named one of America’s most welcoming universities for LGBTQ+ students. The annual Campus Pride Index places UWM among the country’s top 30 LGBT-friendly colleges or universities. “LGBTQ youth and families want to know what campuses are doing when it comes to inclusive policies, programs and […]
A strong source of education and reform in the UWM community since its inception in 2002, the LGBT Resource Center has gone far beyond the simple support resource that its title might suggest.
The Holistic Care of LGBTQ+ Veterans is the focus of the fifth annual Milwaukee VA Mental Health Summit, hosted by the Milwaukee VA Medical Center and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee on Friday, June 16, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will be held in the UWM Student Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd. Veterans of […]
Sarah Morgan, director of UWM’s Nursing Learning Resource Center, will receive the Bayard Rustin Award from LGBT nonprofit agency Diverse & Resilient. It will be presented March 30 at Diverse & Resilient’s annual Reviving the Dream Celebration. Morgan is being recognized for her leadership and contributions in the community. She joined the Diverse & Resilient board […]
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee was named one of the nation’s best schools for LGBTQ students by a leading nonprofit that tracks LGBTQ-friendly policies, programs and practices across hundreds of academic institutions. Campus Pride named UWM to its annual Top 30 “Best of the Best” LGBTQ Friendly College & University list on Aug. 22. UWM is […]
Teachers and parents are increasingly faced with questions from children about gender and sexuality – a new book edited by a UWM professor may help provide answers.
UWM’s popular Drag Show is back at the Milwaukee Theatre for a second consecutive year, and Jazz Nance’s Lady J is joining the party.
UWM’s Zilber School of Public Health recently hosted training for more than 50 elementary, middle and high school counselors, social workers and administrators from Wisconsin and Illinois to learn strategies and interventions from the Family Acceptance Project. The Family Acceptance Project is a research, intervention, education and policy initiative headed by Caitlyn Ryan at San […]