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Monthly Archives: September 2017

New Chronicle Platform Launches Initiative to Chronicle LGBTQ+ Community and History

New York, New York – September 28, 2017 – Chronicle, the new collaborative visual storytelling platform, has launched an initiative to crowdsource stories from LGBTQ+ individuals and organizations, creating a chronicle to tell the bigger story and visual history of the community. People and organizations add photographs with descriptive details…

ENDA Report Underscores Need for Domestic Violence Prevention in Wisconsin

MADISON – Today State Representative Melissa Sargent (D-Madison) joined End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin (ENDA), Unidos, and Domestic Abuse Intervention Services at the Wisconsin State Capitol to announce the results of ENDA’s 2016 Wisconsin Domestic Violence Homicide Report. “The results of this report are extremely troubling,” Sargent explained. “Every five days…

MMoCA Unveils Details for Fall Gallery Night

MADISON, WI—On October 6, Gallery Night will take place, engaging thousands across the Greater-Madison area in an evening of art and community. This unique event creates free opportunities to connect with others, explore neighborhoods, visit local businesses, and experience a wide-variety of artistic and creative expression. Held each spring and…

Programming to Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month

Madison, Wis. – Overture Center for the Arts celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15 – Oct. 15, with events including a featured gallery, Latino Art Fair, ticketed concert and Kids in the Rotunda performance “We are honored to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by inviting the entire community to participate in…

Milwaukee Pride invests in local LGBTQ community

Milwaukee, WI –  Following a record-breaking PrideFest Milwaukee 2017, the Milwaukee Pride Board of Directors announces the disbursement of over $16,000 in financial donations, scholarships and gifts to local causes, including: $10,218 to GSAFE, through the PrideFest Plus One 2017 campaign $3,000 to Ashley Smith, recipient of the 2017 Rising Star Scholarship $2,500 to the 2017…

SAGE Mourns the Passing of Edie Windsor

SAGE is deeply saddened to learn of the death of our hero, supporter, and friend, Edie Windsor, on Tuesday, September 12, 2017, at the age of 88. Windsor, known nationally for paving the way for the rights of same-sex couples to marry under federal law, worked tirelessly for her beloved LGBT community…