Tanya Harper, who's been going there at least once a week for more than a decade, met McKenney there, and now the two are best friends. He was in Harper's wedding. The staff asked him to donate their pay from the night of the vigil to the Orlando victims, whose faces were printed large and taped to the bar's fenced-in back patio for the June 14 event. Over its nearly two and a half decades, the bar has been a hive for the LGBTQ community when it's time to celebrate good policy progress or a wedding reception. It was a reminder of why Rascals was there. Harper came out as gay during the AIDS crisis, and lived through the discrimination of people blaming the disease on the gay community.
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Jump to navigation Skip to main content. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning LGBTQ people have many of the same health concerns that are shared widely by others. Like everyone, people have health concerns and risks resulting from their own personal behaviors, inherited health risks, and a variety of other factors, including social determinants of health. The following resources are intended to increase awareness of health and other general resources for LGBTQ people.
Lack of family and school support may lead to adverse outcomes for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Questioning youth in Wisconsin. Despite the fact that nine in ten Wisconsin high school students report supportive families and about two-thirds said their teachers really care and give support and encouragement, far fewer Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or questioning LGBQ students perceive these supports, according to a recent report from the Department of Health Services DHS. Students who report these supports are more likely to earn good grades and avoid the risky behaviors of underage drinking, illegal drug use, and early sexual activity that can imperil their education and their health. Creating safe and supportive school environments for all youth, including those who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender LGBT is essential for their educational success. Skip to main content.