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Monthly Archives: September 2014

Proud Theater to Celebrate 15th Anniversary with Big Show in December

What: Proud Theater: Anthology – Celebrating 15 years of Proud Theater When: December 5, 2014 – 730pm, December 6, 2014 – 2PM & 730PM Where: Overture Center – Promenade Hall, 201 State Street, Madison WI 53703 Information on purchasing tickets coming soon Madison, Wisconsin -Tuesday, September 30, 2014 – Save…

Le Dame Footwear named Shoe Manufacturer of the Year

LE DAME FOOTWEAR Verona, WI based company was named Shoe Manufacturer of The Year 2014 at the International Lingerie Show in Las Vegas. The award is sponsored by StorErotica Magazine annually for the best in the soft goods category. This was Le Dame’s 2nd business award and fifth nomination in their…

Rock County community invited to annual Out in October Picnic & Resource Fair

Rock County, Wisconsin- September 24, 2014 – On Sunday October 12th 2014 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Ruby Project WI will proudly host the 2nd Annual Out in October Picnic and Resource Fair at the Rock County Courthouse Amphitheater in downtown Janesville. This year’s event is a “Celebration of…

MMoCA Unveils Details for Fall Gallery Night October 10, 2014

MMoCA Unveils Details for Fall Gallery Night October 10, 2014 • 5–9 pm After party in MMoCA Lobby 9–11 pm MADISON, WI—On October 10, Gallery Night will be celebrated at 60 venues as lovers of art, culture, and community flow into galleries, museums, coffee shops, restaurants, and other local businesses to enjoy a…

Kanopy Dance & Overture 10th Anniversary Celebration

Celebrate Overture’s 10th Anniversary with American Kaleidoscope A stunning and memorable collaborative work featuring all ten Overture Resident Groups At the Overture Center for the Arts Saturday, Sept 27 at 8PM and Sunday, Sept 28 at 3:30PM Kanopy Dance to perform Martha Graham’s “Steps in the Street” with live accompaniment by the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra…

ACLU of Wisconsin files suit on behalf of same-sex couples married in Wisconsin

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Today, the American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin filed suit in federal court on behalf of same-sex couples married in Wisconsin during the week after June 6: Bloechl-Karlsen v. Walker. This filing follows last week’s decision out of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals that upheld a previous ruling by the…

New PFLAG Chapter Holds First Meeting in Sun Prairie

Madison, WI –The newly formed Sun Prairie PFLAG Chapter is holding its first meeting at the Colonial Club at 301 Blankenheim Lane on Sept. 15 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. The presentation, entitled LGBT 101, will be followed with a discussion and time for sharing stories and perspectives with others. The…

ACLU of Wisconsin’s Freedom to Marry Case to go to U.S. Supreme Court

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Today, the Attorney General of Wisconsin appealed the decisions in the marriage equality case Wolf v. Walker to the U.S. Supreme Court.  Last week, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the District Court’s ruling that Wisconsin’s ban on same-sex marriages is unconstitutional. The American Civil Liberties Union had challenged the law on behalf…

Millions to ‘go purple’ for Spirit Day in united stand against bullying, 10/16

GLAAD launches official Spirit Day Kit, anti-bullying resources for teachers, parents, and students with support of PepsiCo, Wells Fargo, Comcast-NBCUniversal, American Eagle Outfitters New York, Friday, September 5, 2014 – GLAAD, the nation’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization, today launched the countdown to Spirit Day, the…

Pocan Statement on Appeals Court Ruling on Wisconsin Gay Marriage Ban

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (WI-02), a co-chair of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus, today issued the following statement on a decision by a three-judge panel of the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago ruling that Wisconsin’s ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional: “Today’s decision puts Wisconsin back on…

Strollers Theatre and Silver Stages Presents: On Golden Pond

Strollers Theatre and Silver Stages Presents: On Golden Pond Written by Ernest Thompson Directed by Christopher Younggren On Golden Pond focuses on aging couple Ethel and Norman Thayer, who spend each summer at their home on a lake called Golden Pond. During the year the story takes place, they are…

Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Upholds Freedom to Marry in Wisconsin

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals today upheld the district court decision that the discriminatory amendment to the Wisconsin state constitution preventing same-sex couples from marrying is unconstitutional. The decision will go into effect in 21 days, unless the defendants seek a stay of the ruling.  The American Civil…

Proud Theater open enrollment of youth begins for upcoming 2014-2015 Season

What: Proud Theater enrolling interested youth ages 13-18 for the 2014-2015 season When: Thursday evenings,  530PM – 9PM beginning September 11, 2014 Where: Trinity United Methodist Church – 1123 Vilas Ave, Madison, WI 53715 Open enrollment continues until November 20, 2014 Madison, Wisconsin – Tuesday, September 2, 2014 — Proud Theater Madison is currently enrolling young people for…

Warner Park Family Fun Nights begin September 12

An evening for family fun, featuring fitness classes, art demos and gymnasium activities, with Madison area families. (Madison, WI)- Madison Parks is excited to kick off its newest program on Friday, September 12:  Warner Family Fun Nights. Every second Friday evening of the month, from 5:30-8:30pm the Warner Park Community Recreation Center will be…