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Gender-neutral language options for parents to be added to Wisconsin birth certificates

Starting Thursday, July 1, birth forms used to generate birth certificates in Wisconsin will be updated to include an option for “parent-parent,” in addition...

Wisconsin Gov blocks use of state, federal money for conversion therapy

On Tuesday, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers signed an executive order directing the state's Department of Health Services (DHS), the Department of Children and Families...

Wisconsin considering anti-trans legislation

Republicans in Wisconsin are considering legislation that would ban transgender girls and women from participating in women's sports. Wisconsin is just the latest state to...

Madison, Milwaukee get first elected LGBTQ city officials

MILWAUKEE — The cities of Madison and Milwaukee have their first LGBTQ of their respective city councils, local media reported on Wednesday.

UW-Madison to host 29th annual MBLGTACC next February

LANSING — The University of Wisconsin-Madison is the next host the 29th annual Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Asexual College Conference (MBLGTACC) to be held February 12-14, 2021 at Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center.

Right-wing legal group threatens to sue Wisconsin school district over gender identity policy

MADISON, Wisc. — A right-wing legal group is threatening to sue the Madison, Wisc., school district over a policy that bars transgender students from being outed to parents.

Federal judge overturns Wisc. Medicaid ban on paying for transition care

MADISON, Wisc. — A judge ruled on Friday that Wisconsin's Medicaid program can't deny treatment for gender-confirmation surgeries and other transition related care. On Monday,...

Anti-LGBTQ group petitions to take Pride flag down from Wisconsin statehouse

MADISON — The Wisconsin Family Council has gotten 10,000 signatures on a petition calling for the LGBTQ Pride flag to be taking down from...

Wisc. minor league baseball team drops Chick-Fil-A over anti-LGBTQ views

MADISON, Wisc. — The Madison Mallards, a summer collegiate baseball team in the Northwoods League, announced Tuesday that they were dropping their relationship with...

Wisconsin lawsuit over transgender Medicaid coverage now a class action

MADISON — A federal judge has expanded lawsuit challenging Wisconsin's rule denying Medicaid coverage for medically necessary transgender surgeries, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reported on...

‘Conversion therapy’ ban introduced in Wisconsin

MADISON, Wisc. — A Wisconsin state senator has introduced a bill banning "conversion therapy" in the state, local media reported. Four Wisconsin cities have...

Wisc. Gov. Tony Evers signs order to prevent transgender discrimination for state employees

MADISON — Tony Evers, newly sworn in as Wisconsin's governor, signed an order banning anti-transgender discrimination in state employment on Monday. Evers announced signing the...

Wisconsin A.G. to appeal ruling on health coverage for gender transition

MADISON — Brad Schimel, the outgoing attorney general for Wisconsin, has filed an appeal of the ruling that required the state's health insurance to cover...

UW-Madison chancellor signs letter to DeVos for transgender rights

MADISON — The chancellor of Wisconsin's largest university joined in urging U.S. Education Betsy DeVos to oppose the proposed federal policy that would narrowly...

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