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Monthly Archives: May 2015

Diverse & Resilient Names New CEO

The Board of Directors of Diverse & Resilient (D&R) is pleased to announce that Gerry Coon, PhD, has been selected as the organization’s new Chief Executive Officer. His selection as CEO is the outcome of a national search conducted over the past six months lead by a team that included…

Local Playwrights Tackle Bullying

Kathie Rasmussen Women’s Theatre in cooperation with StageQ Presents: A Sky Painted Brown By Naomi Bielefeldt, Nancy Craig, Clarice LaFayette, Donnovan Moen, Emily Morrison-Weeks, Gail Sterkel, and Jan Levine Thal A short play that asks the big question: whose fault is bullying? A Sky Painted Brown, an original play by…

Bisexual and Transgender Youth Activists Honored for Courage in Fighting for Transgender, Immigrant & Workers Rights

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Colin Higgins Foundation today announced its 15th Annual Youth Courage Award winners, whom it will recognize for extraordinary leadership and advocacy on behalf of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth. The 2015 winners are: Alex Bergeron, 20, of San Francisco, Calif.; Anthony James…

Consciously Queer Dating Seminar and Salon coming June 19-20

Consciously Queer Dating Seminar & Salon: Skills, Strategies & Self-awareness for LGBTQ+ Women & Gender Non-Conforming People June 19–June 20 The Pyle Center June 19 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. June 20 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Beverages & Snacks Included; Lunch on Your Own Registration Fee: • $99 by June 15 • $149 between…

StageQ is proud to announce its 2015-2016 season productions

October 12–20, 2015, in the Drury Theatre, we present Boys in the Band, by Mart Crowley and directed by Steve Noll. This long-running hit play premiered in 1968 and was later filmed with the original cast. In 2010, the play returned to New York City in an highly praised production…

Broom Street Theater presents Held: A Musical Fantasy opening May 29th

Broom Street Theater presents Held, May 29-June 20 This dark, dreamy musical is the culmination of Broom Street Theater’s 45th Anniversary season. Three childhood friends, one with extraordinary powers, find themselves trapped in a place where time seems to stand still and the only way out is unthinkable. Traveling on…

Support local LGBTQ non-profits on Give OUT Day, May 21

Please join us for the 3rd annual Give OUT Day, the national day of giving for the LGBTQ community! For 24-hours, the LGBTQ community and our allies from across the country will come together to raise critically needed funds to support the diverse array of LGBTQ nonprofits including community centers,…

Terrace After Dark Movies and Music Lineup

You Can’t Terrace Anywhere Else! Terrace After Dark: Summer Music & Film Schedule 2015 Memorial Union Terrace 800 Langdon St. Madison, WI   The Wisconsin Union Directorate proudly announces the 2015 Terrace After Dark Summer Music and Film schedule, listed below. Free live music on Friday and Saturday nights continues through…

Statement from GSAFE Youth Leadership Board on Non-Indictment

We are deeply saddened to learn that Officer Matt Kenny has not been indicted for taking the life of unarmed Black teenager Tony Robinson on March 6th in Madison. We are deeply saddened, and yet we are also not surprised.  With very few exceptions, police officers are almost never indicted…

Celebrate the Bill of Rights with the ACLU of Wisconsin

Madison, WI:  Join the ACLU of Wisconsin for the 2015 Bill of Rights Celebration! Each year we honor those who fight for the civil liberties and civil rights of all Wisconsinites. This year we recognize the League of Women Voters, the plaintiffs for Marriage Equality in Wisconsin, the volunteer attorneys of…