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Monthly Archives: December 2017

Reminder: Wisconsin’s Own film submissions closes December 29, 2017

Madison, WI – The Wisconsin Film Festival (Festival) is accepting submissions of Wisconsin’s Own films to be shown during the 20th annual Festival – April 5–12, 2018. The Wisconsin’s Own category is for films and filmmakers with Wisconsin connections. Eligible films must be shot primarily or significantly on location in Wisconsin and/or one…

SeniorAdvice.com Names Top Fifteen LGBT-Friendly Senior Living Communities in America

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — SeniorAdvice.com, one of the nation’s top senior housing referral services, released an article on the best fifteen thriving senior living communities for LGBT seniors. The company recognizes that the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) senior community is currently a very important part of…

THURSDAY: Madison Children’s Museum To Host Reading of Children’s Book “I Am Jazz” to Support Transgender and Nonbinary Youth as Part of National Effort Inspired by Wisconsin Community

On Thursday, the Madison Children’s Museum will be hosting a reading of I Am Jazz, a children’s book by transgender teen and Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation Youth Ambassador Jazz Jennings, to support transgender and non-binary youth. HRC National Press Secretary Sarah McBride, the first transgender person to address a…

Join Freedom, Inc. on Wed to say #NoCopsInSchools

We are disappointed to report that the Dane County Finance Committee recently approved a budget to enlarge the jail. This is a clear step backward in the fight for justice, as it will lead to the continued incarceration of Black men instead of helping to alleviate the racial disparities that plague Madison….

Announcing “Wisconsin Businesses for Equality”

Since 1982, Wisconsin has protected lesbian, gay and bisexual people from discrimination in housing, employment and public accommodations. Most don’t know we were the first state in the country to pass a law saying you can’t be evicted, fired or harassed in public places because of who you love. Even…

Preserving Madison’s LGBTQ History with the Clarenbach House Project

Join us Wednesday, Dec. 6, 4:30-7 pm, tour the Old Governor’s Residence at 130 East Gilman prior to its renovation and enjoy an illustrated presentation by historian Gary Tipler on the legislative work of former State Representative David Clarenbach who achieved the passage and signing of AB70, the first state-wide Gay Rights law…