Wisconsin LGBTQ History Project Fundraiser
If you appreciate the History Project's work, we hope you'll support the second fundraiser in our 29-year history!
We are a self-funded, independent, all-volunteer, non-profit team -- and we provide most services FREE to the community.
Where: Milwaukee East Library (2320 E. Cramer St.)
When: Tuesday, October 10 at 6 pm
Who: This event is free and open to the public
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We've been here all along! Gender non-conforming people have lived in Wisconsin before there was a Wisconsin. Drag shows have been happening in downtown Milwaukee for nearly 140 years. And believe it or not, RuPaul’s Drag Race wasn’t the first show to cause a drag craze in Milwaukee – in fact, it’s the fourth!
Milwaukee is one of the few American cities that never outlawed drag -- even as the nation's largest cities banned female impersonation for decades. After Seven Generations of Glamour, Milwaukee is now a springboard for international drag talent. Our authors take us on a tour of the highs and lows of drag history – and remind us, they’ve come for us in the past, and still we rise.
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