Category: Wisconsin

News from the Wisconsin bear, leather and kink communities.

Fair Wisconsin responds to trans* military proposal

MADISON, Wisc. — Fair Wisconsin, the state’s LGBTQ rights organization, released a statement on Thursday with other organizations and businesses in support of the transgender community after Trump’s tweets on military policy. By now I’m sure you’ve seen the news about the President’s outrageous attack on transgender servicemembers. Fair Wisconsin joins several other LGBTQ community…

SWIPE-Waukesha – Sexuality, July 23

WAUKESHA — SWIPE-Waukesha’s July meeting topic is: Sexuality. How do you define your sexuality? Is there power in sexuality? How do you explore your sexuality? If you considered yourself straight and then you had your first same-sex experience, how did you process it? Feel free to bring a snack to share! For location information, please…

Mr. Wisconsin Leather launches new website

MADISON, Wisc. — You’ve waited and now it’s here….ANNOUNCING THE LAUNCH OF THE NEW MRWL WEBSITE. We’ve improved our presence on the internet by putting the information you want most right up front! You’ll find both the schedule of events and link to purchase your MRWL V Weekend Package right on the home page. But…

SWIPE-Waukesha – The Fishbowl! – June 25

WAUKESHA — SWIPE-Waukesha’s June meeting topic is: The Fishbowl! Thanks to @Cataclyzmic (and The Conversation) for letting us borrow her idea. The Fishbowl is an opportunity to ask anonymous questions to the group. You can bring some questions on a piece of paper plus I’ll have paper and pens for you to write your questions…

SWIPE-Madison – Negotiations, June 9

MADISON, Wisc. — SWIPE-Madison’s June meeting topic is: Negotiations Negotiating a scene sounds easy; however, when you’re caught up in the moment it’s even easier to forget the things you meant to mention. What helps? Practice! We need a few SWIPErs to role play different negotiation scenarios. Got something you’d specifically like addressed? Let us…

SWIPE-Madison – Drama, May 12

MADISON, Wisc. — SWIPE-Madison’s May meeting topic is: Drama How does it affect your relationship? How can you avoid drama in your relationship? What can you do to help your partner or friend going through a dramatic situation? What can you do to avoid being sucked into the drama of the community? There is no…