LGBT Milwaukee (Images of Modern America) by Michail Takach,Don Schwamb

By Michail Takach,Don Schwamb

over the last seventy five years, gays and lesbians have skilled large social switch in the US. homosexual and lesbian tradition, as soon as thought of a twilight international that can now not be spoken of in sunlight, has turn into today�s rainbow households, marriage equality victories, and record-breaking delight celebrations. For a medium-size Rust Belt urban with German Protestant roots, Milwaukee was once an not going position for homosexual and lesbian tradition to bloom prior to the Stonewall Riots. even though, Milwaukee ultimately had as many�if no longer more�known LGBT+ collecting areas as Minneapolis or Chicago, starting from the again rooms of the Sixties to the video bars of the Nineteen Eighties to the guerrilla homosexual bars of today.

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