There is nothing rational about choosing to play roller derby. You’ll need to try for a few years before getting drafted into the league. You’ll be devastated when you find out you didn’t make it on the roster for that really important game. Then you’ll work your ass off (five... More »
Celebrating Madison's LGBT & Allied Community
Meet some of the members of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence… Novitiate Sister Broomhilde von Bratwurst What do you love most about being a Sister? I love the opportunity to have fun, push boundaries, and support local charities at the same time. Why did you get involved with the Mad City... More »
Living with HIV in a poverty-stricken community made me who I am. Who would I be if life had been easy for me? What would my eyes hear and my ears see if I had not had those experiences? My life has humbled me, molded me, in ways many cannot... More »
In May 2008, Tim Sauers moved to Madison from Chicago to take a new job as director of education and community engagement for Madison’s state-of-the-art Overture Center. What’s the ol’ cowboy quote? “There were a helluva lot of things they didn’t tell me when I hired on with this outfit.”... More »
Hear Us Out: Lesbian and Gay Stories of Struggle, Progress, and Hope, 1950 to the Present by Nancy Garden Nancy Garden, beloved author of Annie on My Mind, is back with a retrospective of gay and lesbian history and activism for young adults. Her latest book, Hear Us Out is... More »
Longtime community activist Kathy Flores reflects on pursuing her calling while navigating the slings and arrows that come with being a public face in the fight for equality.Love, Life, Literature
UW Press Executive Editor Raphael Kadushin reflects on a life of good fortune and world travel, from his first generation immigrant roots in New York to finding the love of his life and “settling” in Madison—and the work yet to be done.