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This pages contains links and information about other GLBT-centered resources the Fox Valley has to offer. Don’t see your organization listed, or want to have your group’s information updated?   Please send an email to the webmaster.

Local & State News can be found in these publications:

Fair Wisconsin/Fair Wisconsin Education Fund 
Fair Wisconsin, Inc., is a statewide organization dedicated to advancing and protecting the civil rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. direct all inquiries to the Madison office: 608-441-0143 or info@fairwisconsin.com.
AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin 
ARCW provides aggressive HIV prevention; training and education; access to comprehensive services for people affected by HIV disease; clinical research on HIV treatment and HIV advocacy through nine statewide offices. Walk-in testing every Wednesday.  All inquiries: 920-437-7400 / 800-675-9400 / Fax: 920-437-1040.  Location:  445 S. Adams, Green Bay, 54301-4107
Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce
WI LGBT Chamber works to create a fully inclusive state by promoting economic growth and opportunities among LGBT owned and friendly business, professionals and corporations in Wisconsin.  Meetings are held throughout the state including Appleton and Green Bay.
AA (Alcoholics Anonymous) Meetings for GLBTs
Meetings occur on Tuesday beginning at 6:30pm at St. John UCC (1130 W Marquette St, Appleton) and on Thursdays and Saturdays beginnng at 8:00pm at the First Congregational UCC (724 E River St, Appleton)
Angels of Hope MCC
Angels of Hope Metropolitan Community Church is a primarily LGBT congregation that respects and honors diverse spiritualities, celebrates the communion of sexuality and spirituality, and inspirits authentic voices in community.

Beginning 3 October 2010, AOH MCC will be gathering at the following times and places.

The First, Third and Fifth Sundays of the month at 6 pm at the First Congregational UCC in Appleton.

The Second and Fourth Sundays of the month at 6 pm at the church in Green Bay.

We will no longer meet at 11 am on Sundays nor at either Harmony Cafe  location. We will gather for Food and Fellowship at Harmony Cafe on the occasional Sunday afternoon.

For more information: 920.983.7452
Website: www.aohmcc.org
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Mailing address:  PO Box 672, Green Bay, WI  54305-067
Email:  aohchurch@netnet.net

Appleton Pride
Look for Appleton’s first pride festival this summer June 27, 2015.

Argonauts of Wisconsin 
The Argonauts is a gay leather-levi social club based in Green Bay, Wisconsin. PO Box 22096, Green Bay, WI 54305-2096. email: info@argonautsll.org.

Bear Club 4 Men
This two+ year old northeast Wisconsin "bear" men's group is far more active and larger han the Titletown Bears.

Diverse and Resilient 
Diverse and Resilient, Inc. is a nonprofit organization devoted to the healthy development of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people in Wisconsin through the development of groups and communities to take action. The organization's name is intended to serve as reminder that LGBT people are everywhere, engage in interesting and meaningful lives, and contribute to the welfare of each other and the broader community.

Fox Cities Rotary Multicultural Center
The Fox Cities Rotary Multicultural Center is a gathering place where every person and group is valued and included. Through the Center organizations, businesses, families and individuals work together to make the Fox Cities a more welcoming place for all. 128 North Oneida Street, Appleton, WI 54911.  (920)882-4056 fax (920)882-4060

Fox Valley Friends (Quakers)
Fox Valley Friends Meeting (Quakers) meets each Sunday at 11am at the Ecumenical Center on the UW Green Bay campus for an hour of silent worship, and followed by a potluck lunch.  The Ecumenical Center is located at
2420 Nicolet Dr., Green Bay.  Contact info: Green Bay: 920-468-4464, Appleton: 920-882-8681.

Fox Valley LGBTQ-Anti Violence Project
Meeting the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trangender & queer individuals experiencing violence or at risk of experiencing violence in Oshkosh and the Fox Cities. Works in collaboration with Harbor House Domestic Abuse programs, Christine Ann Domestic Abuse Services, Reach Counseling Services, and Sexual Assault Crisis Center of the Fox Cities.  Contact:
foxoavap@gmail.com for more information.

Fox Valley Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship
What do we have in common? We celebrate unity (of humanity, of all things) and we celebrate diversity. We pledge to nurture each other's search for life's meaning. In voluntary groups, we give voice to the ideas of liberal religion in the wider community. 2600 E. Philip Lane, Appleton, WI, 54915. 920-731-0849. email: fvuuf@fvuuf.org.

Green Bay Action Network (GBAN)
The LGBT Green Bay Action Network is a group of individuals actively working for the improvement of the lives of the LGBT community in Northeast Wisconsin.  We are dedicated to reminding the general public of the discrimination LGBT people in Wisconsin face every day by lack of access to basic rights and freedoms including the right to get married. We will garner media attention where possible, and give a face to the struggles of LGBT people.  email: info@newpride.org
New:  GBAN is coordinating NEWPride 2008.  NEWPride (aka Pride Alive) will be a community LGBT festival to be held July 12 at Joannes Park, Green Bay.  For more information see their website: www.newpride.org.

Green Bay Alcoholics Anonymous Gay & Lesbian group
PO Box 0632, Green Bay, WI 54305, 920-469-9999Meets at Angels of Hope, MCC, Green Bay. Sunday: 9:30am, Monday: 8:00pm, Wednesday: 6:30pm.

Green Bay Community Theater
122 N. Chestnut Ave, Green Bay, WI 54303. 920-435-6300.
email: boxoffice@gbcommunitytheater.com

GSA at UW-Fox Valley
1478 Midway Rd, Menasha, WI 54952. 920-832-2671. email: jkuepper@uwc.edu.

Green Bay Area Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
A welcoming and caring spiritual community of all ages that supports one another in seeking and understanding truth and beauty. We unite in freedom and acceptance for worship, religious education, social justice and spiritual growth. 1641 Commanche Ave, Suite G, Green Bay, WI  54313.  920-499-2344

Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs
For 20 years, Harbor House has been providing protection and safety to victims of domestic violence and the children of victims.
720 W. Fifth, Appleton, WI 54914.  800-970-1171 / 920-832-1667 / Fax: 920-832-1622.  email: kathyf@harborhousedap.org

Hope United Church of Christ
141 S 12th Ave., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235. 920-746-2701. Open and Affirming -- all are welcome.

Harmony Cafe
A welcoming coffee house environment celebrating the diversity of people in the Fox Valley through arts, social interaction and community involvement. Harmony Cafe is a program of Goodwill Industries. 233 E College Ave., Appleton. 920-734-CAFE (2233).  See GLBT Partnership and Spectrum for Harmony Cafe’s LGBT programs.

Hmong GLBT Youth Group
The Hmong GLBT Youth Group is an ongoing leadership development and support group for Hmong youth ages 14-18 who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, questioning, and allied.  The youth group will have its first meeting on Friday, April 5 at 6PM. We will meet at the 3rd Floor Red Rood in Harmony Café, located at 233 E. College Avenue in Appleton, WI. Any youth interested in this group, can contact Cha Lee at (715) 379-3591 or leecha715@yahoo.com for more information and a description about the group's activities and goals.

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LGBT Partnership (Fox Cities & Green Bay)

LGBT Partnership – Fox Cities
When: Every Tuesday from 6-8 p.m.
Where: Boys & Girls Club of the Fox Valley, Appleton
Description: The LGBT Partnership is an ongoing leadership development and support group for youth ages 14-18 who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender as well as allies, regardless of sexual identity, orientation or gender expression.

Lawrence University's Resource Room
The staff of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Women's Resource Room strive to keep the Lawrence University community informed on issues of gender and sexuality. The Resource Room provides a safe, private space in which issues of gender and sexuality may be freely discussed. The Resource Room offers the community a unique collection of books, magazines, videos, pamphlets, and other kinds of resources. The Resource Room coordinates services such as referral and advertising to students, facutly, staff and the surrounding community. Lawrence University, PO Box 599, Appleton, WI 54912. 920-832-7051. email: resource.room@lawrence.edu.

PFLAG - Appleton
PFLAG promotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons, their families and friends to end discrimination and to secure equal civil rights.  PFLAG meets on the second Wednesday of the month at Lawe Street Wellness (1620 S. Lawe St, Appleton).

PFLAG - Door County
PFLAG promotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered persons , their families and friends through: support, to cope with an adverse society; education, to enlighten an ill-informed public; and advocacy, to end discrimination and to secure equal civil rights. Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays provides opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation and gender identity, and acts to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity. Meetings held at 5:00pm on the third Sunday of each month at Hope Church, 141 South 12th Ave., Sturgeon Bay (corner of 12th and Michigan). 920-421-8815. Email: pflag@doorcounty.com

PFLAG - Manitowoc
Manitowoc County is happy to announce a new chapter of PFLAG (Parents Family and Friends of Gay and Lesbian). Our mission is to promote the health and well-being of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons (GLBT), their families and friends through: support, to cope with an adverse society; education, to enlighten an ill-informed public; and advocacy, to end discrimination and to secure equal civil rights.  Our meetings are held on the first Thursday of the month in the lower level of St. James Episcopal Church at 434 N. 8th St. at 7pm.  For more information you can contact Diane at 920-323-9142 email at pflagmanitowocco@yahoo or visit our website site at www.pflag.org and click on our chapter.

PFLAG Sheboygan County
Meets every 4th Monday, 7pm at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 708 Erie Ave. in Sheboygan.  For more information, contact Kelly Stone, stonek@lakeland.edu

Positive Voice
Positive Voice is the largest GLBT membership organization in northeast Wisconsin.  It offers nine months of programming (September-May).  It also has offices in Green Bay and Appleton.  The Green Bay office hosts several programs such as a drop-in night on Thursdays and a meeting place on Mondays for the transgender community. 

  • Phone: 920-435-4404

    Fox Valley Transgender Group program monthly from 6-8p on the 3rd Monday @ The Appleton Public Library, 225 N Oneida St, Appleton 54911
  • Green Bay Transgender Group meets from 6:30-8p the first Wednesday of each month at Harmony Cafe, 1660 Mason St, Green Bay, WI
  • Mailing Address:
    PO Box 1381,Green Bay, WI 54305-1381
    Email: info@pvinc.org
    Website: www.pvinc.org

Preble Park Prebyterian Church
Sunday services @ 10:15am. 607 Ravenswood Dr., Green Bay, WI. 920-468-7125.

Pride Alive
Hosts NE Wisconsin’s largest Pride event @ Joannes Park, Green Bay.  See you July 11, 2015!

Rainbow Over Wisconsin
has been a full fledged 501 (c)3 charitable community foundation for some time. ROW now partners with its sister organizations Cream City Foundation in Milwaukee and New Harvest Foundation of Madison on development projects such as Common Vision. Through its grants and projects, ROW distributed over $22,500 to groups serving northeast WI in 2007. ROW is also serving as fiscal agent for NEW Pride '08. ROW has an email address: rainbowoverwi@aol.com . 702 E. Wisconsin Ave,.Appleton, WI 54911-4830.

A social and networking  group for adults, 18 and over, who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, questioning or allies.  Spectrum meets weekly on Mondays from 7-9pm at the Goodwill Community Center, Menasha. .

A Social meeting group for transgender and allied individuals, 18 and over.  This group meets the 2nd and 4th Fridays of each month from 7-9pm at the Goodwill Community Center, Menasha

Titletown Bears
The Titletown Bears holds their meetings alternating between Napalese Lounge and the Shelter Club (both in Green Bay).  For information contact Jim at 920-437-7716 or 920-265-9354.  Email: jimb@webtv.net

Toward Community: Unity in Diversity
Toward Community: Unity in Diversity builds connections and community among groups and individuals in the Fox Valley through celebration, education and advocacy for the broad spectrum of human diversity. Meets third Wednesdays at 7:30 a.m. odd months, 6:30 p.m. even months at the Harmony Cafe. PO Box 2181 Appleton, WI 54912. 731-6602 ext. 1242 .

TSON (Transgender Special Outreach Network )
Contact Shanda Williams at: 920-788-4797, ShandaTG@aol.com at: 936-494-8306.

Union’s Rainbow: Union Congregational Church - United Church of Christ
Gathered twelve years before Wisconsin statehood, this broad- spirited congregation has a strong heritage of social involvements. 716 S. Madison St., Green Bay, WI 54301. 920-437-9266.

Ripon College's The Network
The Network is a gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender ally support and social change organization for Ripon students, faculty and staff. The organization seeks to educate students and the College community and provide support for anyone facing issues of sexuality. Membership is open to all members of the campus, regardless of sexual orientation. 300 Seward Street - Post Office Box 248 - Ripon, WI 54971-0248.

St. Norbert College's Rainbow Alliance
Our mission is to help St. Norbert College become a more accepting and diverse campus. Rainbow Alliance is an organization with members from all walks of life, both hetero- and homosexuals, allied to help foster awareness and acceptance of homosexual issues. We were officially recognized by St. Norbert College on December 5, 1997. St. Norbert College, DePere; 920-403-4023. Email: rainbow@snc.edu

UW - Green Bay SAGA (Sexuality and Gender Alliance)
Our mission is to educate the campus on issues affecting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning persons, including our straight Allies, and to provide a safe place for students to socialize and educate themselves about these issues. 920-456-2343.

UW-Oshkosh LGBTQ Resource Center
The Center’s mission is to idetify and respond to the concerns and needs of LGBTQ students, faculty, staff and their allies at the UW-Oshkosh.

UW-Oshkosh Rainbow Alliance for Hope
We are an organization for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning (LGBTQ) and Straight friends at UW Oshkosh. We are the only resource on campus specifically for GLBTQ students. We sponsor many activities on campus including student panels, SAFE Training, Coming Out Days, and Bisexual, Gay, Lesbian Awareness Days (BGLAD). Our Objectivess: To provide a safe place for LGBTQ students. to promote a queer positive atmosphere at UW Oshkosh, and to be a resource for LGBTQ people and allies at UW Oshkosh. 748 Algoma Blvd, Reeve Memorial Union
Oshkosh WI 54901. email: HOPE@uwosh.edu.

UW-Stevens Point's Gay Straight Alliance
The purpose of the UW-Stevens Point Gay-Straight Alliance is to provide a social, emotional, and education support group for the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and ally populations on campus and in the surrounding communities. The Gay-Straight Alliance also acts as an educational student organization to provide greater awareness of the issues that concern the members themselves, the university, and the surrounding communities. UW-SGA, SIEO Box 47, Stevens Point, WI 54481. 725-346-4366. email: gaystraight@uwsp.edu.

Wisconsin HIV/STD/Hepatitis C Information & Referral Center
The Wisconsin HIV, STD, and Hepatitis C Information & Referral Center (IRC) provides information on the prevention, transmission, and treatment of HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases (STD), and hepatitis

Wisconsin Rainbow Families
WRF is a volunteer organization and community space dedicated to supporting LGBT families and friends located throughout the state of Wisconsin.  Wi-R-Family offers a central place to communicate, make friends, discover, educate and organize.  Contact: Wisconsin Rainbow Families c/o Milwaukee LGBT Community Center, 315 West Court Street - Suite 101, Milwaukee, WI 53212.  email: vskinner@wirainbowfamilies.com

Womyn's Fox Valley Potluck/Social Group
Call 920-727-1444 for information about our meetings.

Positive Voice, Inc.
PO Box 1381, Green Bay, WI 54305-1381
Addresses and other contact information
E-mail: info@pvinc.org

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