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A Call for Applications to NLGJA 2015 Scholarships

A Call for Applications to NLGJA 2015 Scholarships Two national scholarships are awarded annually to deserving students dedicated to fostering fair and accurate coverage of LGBT issues  For Immediate Release: February 24, 2015 Media Contact: Bach Polakowski Bach@nlgja.org or 202-588-9888 Washington, DC – The National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association today…

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Springtime for Roller Derby in Madison!

Mad Rollin’ Dolls flat track roller derby rings in early spring in Madison with a double-header at the Exhibition Hall at the Alliant Energy Center on Saturday, March 21   Madison, Wis. – It’s springtime for the four home teams of the Mad Rollin’ Dolls roller derby league, even if…

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Casting Call: Bravo’s new “Untying the Knot” series seeks same-sex duo

Casting: “Untying the Knot” on Bravo, which seeks to put a mature and responsible face on divorce. We (The House that Casting Built) are a gay-owned company and are particularly interested in always including diversity in our castings and really have our hearts set on finding an amazing LGBT couple who are…

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Milwaukee LGBT Community Center announces new Executive Director

Milwaukee, WI – The Board of Directors of the Milwaukee LGBT Community Center is pleased to announce the selection of Karen Gotzler as the Center’s new Executive Director, effective immediately.  Gotzler will take the role after serving as Interim Executive Director since July. “Karen is well-known in Milwaukee, both for…

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LGBT Members of Congress Raise Concerns About Including of Brunei and Malaysia in TPP Negotiations

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Reps. Mark Pocan (D-WI), David Cicilline (D-RI), Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY), Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) and Mark Takano (D-CA), Co-Chairs of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus, today sent a letter to President Barack Obama asking for clarification on the inclusion of Brunei and Malaysia in the Trans-Pacific…

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This Weekend: WI LGBT Leadership Conference

Register for the 2015 Wisconsin LGBT Leadership Conference and reserve your hotel room today! REGISTER TODAY! JUST ONE WEEK AWAY — February 20-22, 2015 is the 2015 Wisconsin LGBT Leadership Conference, at the Hyatt Regency in Milwaukee. Visithttp://wilgbtleadership.org for more information and to register today! Advance registration discounts end Tuesday, February…

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University Theatre Presents Wisconsin Premiere of “Good Kids” in February

UW-Madison University Theatre presents a bold take on a timely subject with Naomi Iizuka’s Good Kids as part of the Big Ten New Play Initiative. “There’s what you believe…and then there’s what you know.” Everyone knows that something happened at the party – but they all believe something different about…

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Pocan Says Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Actions Threaten Nation’s Legal Foundation

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI), a Co-Chair of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus, today criticized Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore for asking local authorities to ignore a federal court’s order to issue same-sex marriage licenses: “Chief Justice Roy Moore’s actions threaten the legal foundation our…

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Milwaukee LGBT Community Center annual meeting and board candidates

2015 ANNUAL MEETING Thursday, March 5, 2015 6:00 PM MKE LGBT Community Room Dear Members and Friends of Milwaukee LGBT Community Center: The Annual Meeting of the Milwaukee LGBT Community Center will be Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 6:00 PM in the Community Room. Four positions are available on the…

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Cardiac Arrest: A Musical Theatre Un-Valentine

CELEBRATE VALENTINE’S DAY MTM STYLE! February 12, 2015 at 7:30pm Lakeside St. Coffee House 402 W. Lakeside St. (Between Park St. and John Nolen Dr.) $10 Suggested Donation PAY WHAT YOU CAN! Wine, beer, coffee drinks and snacks available for purchase. No reservations required, but the venue is small, so…

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RSVP today for Fair Wisconsin Education Fund’s biggest event of the year!

RSVP now for Fair Wisconsin Education Fund’s annual Milwaukee Leadership Awards and Dinner, Saturday, February 21 at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Milwaukee. Keynote speaker Evan Wolfson. www.fairwisconsineducationfund.com/leadership

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StageQ, Inc., partners with the creators of Are We Delicious?

StageQ, Inc., partners with the creators Are We Delicious? to present Deliciously Queer, a show written and staged in a mere 7 days. Deliciously Queer will feature pieces inspired by two compelling subjects in the queer experience: Coming Out and Commitment. Who doesn’t have a coming out story or an…

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NEXT WEEK! O.P.E.N. Annual Dinner

Thursday, February 5, 2015 The Sheraton Madison 5:30 – 9 pm REGISTER HERE! We invite you to join us for our annual dinner, a celebration of the work that OPEN does for LGBTQ professionals, executives, students, artists and our allies. This year, we welcome as keynote speakers JudiTrampf and Katy…

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AIDS Network and ARCW Merger Info Session this Wednesday

Join us for a community meeting to discuss the recently-announced merger of AIDS Network and AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin.  Leaders of both organizations will be present to discuss the merger and answer any questions you have. Who: Dan Guinn, AIDS Network Executive Director and Mike Gifford, ARCW President and…

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Are We Delicious? attempts to exorcise city-wide jinx with Friday the 13th Superstition show

January 21, 2015 (Madison, Wisconsin): Using every entertainment tool at its disposal, Are We Delicious? will attempt to lift the curse on the city of Madison, surrounding communities and the entire state of Wisconsin on Friday, February 13th. Admitting they were caught completely unprepared for this spell of bad luck,…

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Diverse and Resilient announces leadership awards

Diverse and Resilient has selected eight leaders as recipients of the 2014 LGBT Leadership Awards. The awardees are individuals and organizations who have demonstrated leadership in improving the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in the state of Wisconsin. Leonard Sobczak has been awarded the Bayard…

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Register now – Wisconsin LGBT Leadership Conference

SAVE THE DATE: FEBRUARY 20-22, 2015 for the 2015 Wisconsin LGBT Leadership Conference, at the Hyatt Regency in Milwaukee The Wisconsin LGBT Leadership Conference is an innovative approach to building a more skilled and connected network of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) and allied leaders who are empowered to achieve…

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Social Change Firm Launches in Madison

Madison, WI, January 12th, 2015: Project Kinect will be officially launching in Madison, WI Monday, February 23rd. The week will be filled with events, Meet Ups, and community engagement activities. The culmination of the week will be the first annual Social Change Forum that will be held Thursday, February 26th,…

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Madison Area Sports Commission Announces International Gay & Lesbian Football Association North American Championship’s Coming to Madison August 2015

(MADISON) The Madison Area Sports Commission (MASC) is pleased to announce that the 2015 International Gay & Lesbian Football Association (IGLFA) will be holding their North American Championships in the Greater Madison area August 9-15, 2015 at Reddan Soccer Park in Verona. The Madison Area Youth Soccer Association (MAYSA) is…

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Greater Madison Golf Show Furthers Community Reach

(Madison, WI) – The 14th annual Greater Madison Golf Show will partner with local organizations, this February, in a new fundraising initiative. This endeavor will allow groups to raise funds for their own organizations while selling tickets for Greater Madison Golf Show. Participating organizations will receive fifty percent of the…

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