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2016 | PrideFest

Revamped Dance Company showcases hip hop style

pridefest_milwaukee_revamped_danceRevamped Dance Company performs all weekend long at the Dance Pavilion. [Read more…]

PrideFest 2016 celebrates triumph over tragedy


Photo credit: Bobby Tanzilo

Community unites for largest LGBTQ pride celebration ever [Read more…]

Milwaukee Pride responds to Orlando tragedy

pressToday, PrideFest Milwaukee honors victims and survivors of the June 11 Orlando shooting tragedy.

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Join us at Opening Ceremonies Friday, June 10

pridefestmilwaukee_openingdayPrideFest offers FREE admission from 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. on Friday, June 10 for the 30th Annual Opening Ceremonies.

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See Colin Falvey and the 2016 PrideFest Dancers!

ColinFalvey DanceP DancersPresenting the 2016 Pridefest Dance team! [Read more…]

Explore your foster care and adoption options

lgbtadvocacy_milwaukeeprideJoin us at the Stonewall Stage on Sunday, June 12 at 3:00 p.m. for a special presentation and discussion!


Have you always wanted to know about adoption and foster care, but were never sure who to ask? Learn about LGBTQ parenting programs with experts from Children’s Hospital of Milwaukee and Children’s Alliance of Wisconsin.

Arles Lawrence

Recruitment Specialist – Foster Care Recruitment

Arles LawrenceChildren’s Hospital of Wisconsin Community Services

Arles is a member of the Foster Care recruitment team and engages with individuals and families that wish to provide safe and loving homes for children in need of care. She is responsible for the recruitment and retention of foster families, and assists with the licensing process for foster families.

Arles also works to develop foster parent ambassadors that help with recruitment of potential foster families for the program. Arles enjoys spending time with her family and grandchildren. She received her bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Cardinal Stritch University.

Abby Collier

Abby Collier, MS

Senior Project Manager – Injury Prevention and Death Review

Children’s Health Alliance of Wisconsin

Abby supports local child death review and fetal infant mortality review teams throughout Wisconsin, and manages several special projects and grants that support the Alliance’s work in injury prevention and death review. Abby received her bachelor’s degree in English and sociology from Alverno College and a master’s degree in community counseling from Mt. Mary University.


Saturday, June 11: Ruth B8r Ginsburg


Ruth B8r Ginsburg performs Saturday, June 11 at 1:00PM at the Wom!nz Spot Lounge. [Read more…]

Friday, June 10: Imaginary Watermelon

imaginarywatermelon_milwaukeeprideImaginary Watermelon performs at the Wom!nz Spot Friday, June 10 at 10:00 p.m. [Read more…]

Saturday, June 11: Carly Malison

carlymalison_pridefestmilwaukeeCarly Malison hosts the Comedy Showcase at the Wom!nz Spot on Saturday, June 11 at 5:00 p.m.

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Saturday, June 11: The Other Shapes

The other shapes tileThe Other Shapes perform Saturday, June 11 at 6:00 p.m. on the Miller Lite Mainstage.

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