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Monthly Archives: April 2014

Fair Wisconsin applauds Milwaukee County for advancing equality

County Board updates critical protections against discrimination based on gender identity and expression Yesterday, the Milwaukee County Board approved by a 12-6 vote adding gender identity and expression to the county’s anti-discrimination policies.  Milwaukee County now joins seventeen states and more than 100 communities across America – including the City…

New Show ‘Proud Theater: Crystal Queer’ to Open May 29, 2014 in Madison

Madison, Wisconsin – Tuesday, April 22, 2014 — Art & Soul Innovations in collaboration with Stage Q presents ‘Proud Theater: Crystal Queer’ – a fun and exciting evening of theater, music, spoken word, poetry and dance written by and starring the talented youth of Madison’s premier Lesbian, Gay, Transgender, Bisexual, Queer/Questioning and Allied…

Get Tickets to Celebration of Leadership Today!

Join us at GSAFE’s upcoming Celebration of Leadership Youth Scholarship & Awards Banquet on Saturday, May 10.  This is incredible event full of laughter, tears, and inspiration as we hear from Wisconsin’s amazing LGBTQ youth leaders. 5:00pm  Social Hour & Silent Auction 6:15pm  Dinner & Program $75 per person $30 for middle/high school…

Mad Rollin’ Dolls 10th Anniversary Season Semi-Finals April 26!

The Mad Rollin’ Dolls take the track in bout six of season ten on Saturday, April 26 at the Alliant Energy Center Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 1919 Alliant Energy Center Way, Madison. Tickets for the bout are $12 in advance or $15 at the door. Kids ages four through 10 are…

The Second Year of the Fierce! International Queer Burlesque Festival is Madison-Bound

April 17, 2014 – Madison, WI –The second year of the Fierce! International Queer Burlesque Festival will bring a bevy of beautiful burlesque performers – men and women – to “Madtown.” The festival producer, burlesque performer Viva Valezz!, will tell you that her goal is to attract burlesque stars worldwide to small towns across…

Fair Wisconsin endorses Burke for Governor

Fair Wisconsin Political Action Committee is proud to endorse Candidate Mary Burke for Governor. “Mary Burke has demonstrated a sincere and unwavering commitment to fairness and equality for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community,” stated Katie Belanger, Fair Wisconsin President & CEO. “Mary opposed the 2006 constitutional amendment banning…

Election Update: Big Wins for Fairness in Wisconsin

The April 1 elections across Wisconsin brought us big wins for fairness.  Not every endorsed candidate was victorious, but we sincerely thank those champions for equality for running, and know that they will stay engaged in local efforts to advance equality in their communities. And we are thrilled by the…

Official Campus Gamewatch of UW-UK in the Final Four, Sat April 5, Der Rathskeller, Memorial Union & The Sett, Union South, starting at 5pm

Official Campus 2014 Final Four Game Watch Locations UW BADGERS vs KENTUCKY WILDCATS: Saturday, April 5, 2014 – The Sett, Union South (1308 W. Dayton) & Der Rathskeller, Memorial Union (800 Langdon St.) – 5 to 10:30 pm If you’re not traveling to Dallas for the Final Four, cheer on the Badger basketball team…

ACLU Youth Organizer chosen for Trans 100

MILWAUKEE, WI – ACLU of Wisconsin Youth and Programs Organizer, Syd Robinson, was included on the 2014 Trans 100 List, an annual listing of 100 trans individuals from all over the country who are currently active in the work of making the lives of Trans people better.  The Trans 100 List applauds the hard…

Edgewood College Announces 2014-2015 Fine and Performing Arts Events

MADISON– Dr. John Fields, Edgewood College Dean of Arts & Sciences, invites the press to Arts at Edgewood – a kickoff event revealing the 2014-2015 Fine and Performing Arts season on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 from 4:00 pm to 4:30 pm in The Stream. Please join us for refreshments and…