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Monthly Archives: June 2015

Proud Theater Milwaukee Opens First Full Length Show July 10 and 11

Milwaukee, Wisconsin – Tuesday, June 23, 2015 — Art & Soul Innovations, in collaboration with the Milwaukee LGBT Community Center, presents ‘Proud Theater Milwaukee: Come Out, Come Out, Whoever You Are!’ – a fun and exciting evening of theater, spoken word, poetry and music written by and starring the talented youth of…

Supreme Court Upholds Freedom to Marry Nationally

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – The Supreme Court of the United States today issued a sweeping ruling in favor of marriage equality. This decision clarified what has been until now a patchwork of relationship protections in this country – 36 states and Washington, D.C. allowed same-sex couples to marry, while 13 states refused.  Now,…

Save the Date: Dog Days of Summer & Madison Pride!

The Out Professional & Executive Network and SpaWOOF invite you and your four legged friends for an afternoon of fun, mingling, refreshments, and other activities. Join us at SpaWOOF where your dog(s) can enjoy room to play, a swag bag (for OPEN members), our pet photographer, training demonstrations, and even…

Mad City Vegan Fest is Just Days Away

Madison, Wis., June 23, 2015 — The fifth annual Mad City Vegan Fest will take place at the Goodman Community Center, 149 Waubesa St., this Saturday, June 27, 2015 from 10 am to 5 pm. Admission to the fest is free and everyone is welcome — from omnivores who are…

University Theatre announces 2015-16 season

The Department of Theatre and Drama’s University Theatre is pleased to announce the 2015-16 Season. Opening the fall semester will be the remount of Chris Miller and Nathan Tysen’s song cycle Fugitive Songs directed by Tony Award-winning actress Karen Olivo. University Theatre then explores the insulated lives of five Japanese-American…

Let’s Eat Out free summer concert series kicks off June 21

The food cart coalition, Let’s Eat Out!, has announced plans for a free, three-part summer concert series at Burr Jones Field on June 21st, June 28th, and July 5th. The concert series will feature some of the best local & regional musical talent, as well as great local beer and…

America’s LGBT 2014 Buying Power Estimated at $884 Billion

Washington, D.C. – June 10, 2015 – The combined buying power of the U.S. lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) adult population for 2014 was estimated at $884 billion, according to an updated analysis by Witeck Communications. Releasing the latest projection, Bob Witeck said, “Buying power estimates help paint one…

Woof’s Pride Community Outreach

Created in 2011 by Dino Maniaci and Jason Hoke, Owners of WOOF’S, SPAWOOF and MANI & Company, WOOF’S KING STREET PRIDE is scheduled again this year for Saturday August 15th. Initially created to offer an alternative outlet for Madison’s LGBT community to celebrate PRIDE, WOOF’S will once again create a…

Health professionals to train in transgender care

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Physicians without formal training in transgender health can be unprepared when a transgender patient needs basic health care, or help with a transgender specific issue such as hormonal transition. If the physician is unfamiliar with the typical barriers faced by transgender people in the health-care system or…

Mad Rollin’ Dolls summer season kicks off with games vs. Milwaukee and Chicago!

Mad Rollin’ Dolls roller derby’s Dairyland Dolls A and B teams square off against Milwaukee and Chicago teams at the Hartmeyer Ice Arena   Madison, Wis. – The Mad Rollin’ Dolls’ Dairyland Dolls all-stars and B team take the track on Saturday, June 20 at the Hartmeyer Ice Arena (aka “The Barn”), 1834 Commercial Ave., Madison to…

OPTN/UNOS Board approves policies to support HOPE Act

Atlanta – The OPTN/UNOS Board of Directors, at its meeting June 1 and 2, approved policies to facilitate the transplant community’s participation in the federal HIV Organ Policy Equity Act (also known as the HOPE Act), which calls for study of the feasibility, effectiveness and safety of allowing transplantable organs…

Betty Lou Cruise with OPEN – Register Today!

Mingle with friends, enjoy hors d’oeuvres and sip refreshments on beautiful Lake Monona! It’s time for one of OPEN’s most beloved events, the Annual Betty Lou Cruise! We will take a 2 1/2 hour cruise around Lake Monona, and your admission includes “Captain’s Table” appetizers for the entire private charter….