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Dane County Executive Joe Parisi and Madison Mayor Soglin Announce Humanitarian Award Honorees

Madison – Dane County Executive Joe Parisi and City of Madison Mayor Paul Soglin today announced the recipients of the combined City-County Humanitarian Award honoring the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The award winners, selected by the City-County Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission, are community members who reflect…

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Union Cab Asks The Community To Help Sustain Accessible Transportation

MADISON, WI – For over 11 years now, Union Cab’s wheelchair-accessible taxis have helped make Madison a more accessible city for all. Although grant funding was available in the past, since 2013 Union Cab has operated the service without any city, state, or federal government subsidy. The demand for accessible…

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National tour of HAMILTON musical come to Overture for 2019-20 season

Madison, Wis. – The national tour of the Broadway musical HAMILTON will play in Madison, Wis., as part of the 2019/20 Broadway at Overture season, it was announced today by producer Jeffrey Seller and Overture Center for the Arts. The best way to guarantee tickets to HAMILTON is to purchase…

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Cream City Foundation Awards Grant to Fund Trans Cultural Competency Training for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Professionals

Milwaukee – Cream City Foundation announced today a grant awarded to support assessment, training, technical assistance and consultation efforts between FORGE and Milwaukee County Community Access to Recovery Services (CARS).  The program specifically supports a year-long, thorough assessment and training effort that will enable and empower CARS providers to feel…

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Overture Series Continue in 2018 with Wide Spectrum of Performances

Madison, Wis. – Overture’s series continue in 2018, including Kids in the Rotunda, American Girl’s Fund for Children Family Series, Cabaret, OnStage and MadCity Sessions, and feature local, regional, national and international touring artists. Kids in the Rotunda From award-winning folk singers and zany jugglers, to friendly furry animals and traditional Indian…

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Set Your New Year’s Resolution – Register for AIDS Ride Wisconsin 2018

27 – 29, 2018 AIDS Ride Wisconsin 2018 – ACT 16 Early Registration Discount Register in January with the code: RIDE18 and receive $10 off of your registration fee. The 2018 Website is Live! The AIDS Ride Wisconsin website is ringing in the New Year with a fresh new look. Visit aidsridewis.org to…

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Fire Ball Masquerade 10th anniversary and FINAL show! January 27

Madison, Wis – The end is nigh! “Fire Ball X: Apocalypse” will heat up the night for one final installment on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at the Majestic Theater in Madison, Wisconsin. That’s right – this independently produced spectacular has had an amazing, ten-year run that even the creators never…

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Sustain Dane & Living in Balance Launch The Megaphone: Connecting Stories for a Sustainable Future

We believe in the power of our stories to inspire change. Our stories can be a tool to address the urgent needs of our communities. Sustain Dane and Living in Balance are excited to launch an exciting new storytelling initiative, The Megaphone! The Megaphone aims to be a powerful community…

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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…

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Mad Rollin’ Dolls will host invitational roller derby tournament in Madison this May!

Madison, Wis. – The Mad Rollin’ Dolls’ are thrilled to announce the first ever Udder Chaos: Madison Invitational Roller Derby Tournament, coming May 18-20, 2018! Roller derby teams from across the world will descend on Madison for a weekend of hard hitting tournament play at the Hartmeyer Ice Arena (1834…

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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…

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Perfect Harmony Men’s Chorus of Madison presents “A Winter Evening” Choral Concert

Perfect Harmony Men’s Chorus will hold its annual winter concert on December 8 & 10, 2017, titled “A Winter Evening”.  A combination of a capella and accompanied pieces from across the centuries will give warmth to this time of year. Artistic Director Kevin Hage has selected not only traditional Christmas…

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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…

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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….

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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…

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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…

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Presenting, “A Madison Symphony Christmas” – Dec. 1-3

Madison WI – Join the Madison Symphony Orchestra (MSO) and the Music Director John DeMain as they kick off the holiday season with the much-loved tradition – A Madison Symphony Christmas – with concerts on December 1, 2, and 3 in Overture Hall. The cherished holiday celebration, “A Madison Symphony Christmas,” returns filled with traditions from…

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PRIDE in Healthcare creating OUT and ALLY resource lists

Please consider joining our annual OUT or ALLY List for 2017-2018 by completing the following form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc9ytZjuYkJVgGwVK1ImN3aywXfQUAB1oXwxBHkFOA0F_eiSg/viewform?usp=sf_link The list is posted on the PRIDE in Healthcare bulletin board and uwmedstudents.com and serves as a resource for LGBTQ+ students and allies to identify individuals who are committed to inclusiveness at UW….

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National Report on Intimate Partner Violence in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and HIV-Affected Communities in the U.S. Released Today

To download the full report please visit NCAVP online. https://avp.org/resources/reports/ NATIONAL—Today the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (NCAVP) released its report Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and HIV-Affected Intimate Partner Violence in 2016. The report looks at the experiences of 2,032 survivors of intimate partner violence (IPV) who reported to 14 NCAVP…

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Workshops announced for GSAFE’s Fall Youth Unity Summit

Register today for our Youth Unity Summit on Friday, December 8th, 2017 at UW Milwaukee! GSAFE hosts two day-long conferences every school year, one in the spring and one in the fall.  These conferences are open to middle school and high school students, as well as to GSA advisors and other…

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