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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…

SWIPE-Madison – Fear – Fri, Jan. 13

MADISON, Wisc. — SWIPE-Madison’s January’s (Friday the 13th) meeting topic is: Fear What are you afraid of? Is fear stopping you from moving forward in your relationship? Is fear stopping you from having a relationship? Is fear keeping you from communicating openly with your partner? Is the fear of the unknown the most frightening of…

SWIPE-Madison – Problem Solving – Dec. 9

MADISON, Wisc. — SWIPE-Madison’s December’s meeting topic is: Problem Solving How do you problem solve in your relationship(s)? How do you problem solve in your Power Exchange? Can your problem–solving method(s) be different between vanilla relationships and Power Exchange relationships or is it different per person (not dependent on the type of relationship)? There is…

SWIPE-Waukesha – Vulnerability – Sun, Nov 27

WAUKESHA — SWIPE-Waukesha’s November topic: Vulnerability What does it mean to you? What are the benefits? What makes it scary? Feel free to bring a snack to share! For location information, please contact cat_in_milw (smart phone owner) or Sir_Wieland (He does not have a smart phone; if you contact him after 3pm on Sunday, he…

LGBT Milwaukee: How Pride Was Born

MILWAUKEE — If you missed our LGBT Milwaukee Book Release party on August 22, here’s another chance to join the conversation about Milwaukee’s rich LGBTQ history! Michail Takach, author of LGBT Milwaukee and Communications Director for Milwaukee Pride, Inc., in partnership with the Wisconsin LGBT History Project, seeks to make the story of LGBT Milwaukee…