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The Frequency goes into storage June 30, 2018

After 10 years of music and community, The Frequency will be closing their doors June 30, 2018. The Frequency has been honored to be a part of the rich and diverse local music scene in Madison, WI. When The Frequency opened its doors in June of 2008, Darwin Sampson had a…

Overture unveils 2018/19 season of shows, including 30 debuts

Madison, Wis. — Overture Center revealed its 2018/19 season, which features nearly 100 performances, including seven new-to-Overture-Hall Broadway titles and 23 new Overture Presents shows. “We are thrilled to offer another incredible line-up for the upcoming 2018/19 Overture Season,” said President and CEO Ted DeDee, who will retire at the…

PrideFest Plus One campaign honors Diverse & Resilient

Milwaukee, WI –  Milwaukee Pride, Inc. has announced Diverse & Resilient as the 2018 beneficiary of the PrideFest Plus One campaign. Founded in 1995, Diverse & Resilient strives to address and overcome the health disparities experienced by Wisconsin’s LGBTQ people.  The organization offers a wide variety of support, advocacy and capability-building programs…

UW LGBT Campus Center Celebrates Out & About Month With Activities in April

Join the LGBT Campus Center and the UW-Madison community for a month of vibrant events celebrating LGBTQ+ lives and experiences! From adrienne maree brown’s keynote, to LGBTQ+ issues discussions, study days, and the WisQueer Conference, there is something for everyone! All events open to the public. Follow the event page…

Cream City Foundation now accepting applicants for LGBTQ+ scholarship

LGBTQ+ Scholarship Program is now accepting applications.  In 2018, Cream City Foundation will award scholarships to applicants who have demonstrated leadership in the LGBTQ+ community. The Cream City Foundation LGBTQ+ Scholarship Program was founded in 2015 to support lesbian, gay, bisexual transgender, queer+ and allied student leaders in Southeastern Wisconsin. Scholarships…

Local Gay Rugby Team to Host First Tournament

(Madison, WI) The Madison Minotaurs Rugby Club, a local International Gay Rugby (IGR) team, are hosting their first ever tournament for other IGR teams throughout the country. The tournament will be held between the Minotaurs, the Milwaukee Beer Barons, the Columbus Coyotes, the Columbus Kodiaks, the Minneapolis Mayhem, and the…

PrideFest Milwaukee 2018 Headliners Announced

PrideFest Milwaukee welcomes the B-52s, Jussie Smollett, and Daya to the Miller Lite Main stage this June 8,9, and 10 on the Summerfest Grounds. This year, marks the third decade of Pride celebrations in Milwaukee, and organizers are thrilled for what is shaping up to be another record breaking year….

LGBTQ titles at the 2018 Wisconsin Film Festival

The annual Wisconsin Film Festival continues to offer a wide range of cinematic experiences, with this year’s installment featuring over 140 independent titles over eight days (April 5-12). Movies run the gamut from documentaries to locally made dramas to epic adventures and classic restorations or rediscoveries. There are loads of…

April 3 Constitutional Referendum to Eliminate the State Treasurer

A statewide referendum on whether or not Wisconsin should amend its Constitution to eliminate the Office of the State Treasurer will be on your ballot April 3. Currently, the state treasurer sits on the Board of Commissioners of Public Lands (BCPL) and oversees state trust funds that support school libraries…

First ever group home for homeless LGBTQ youth opening in Milwaukee

A new group home and safe drop-in spot for homeless LGBTQ youth will open soon in Milwaukee, after the purchase of two homes in the Walker’s Point neighborhood by Courage MKE. The group was founded in 2015 by local couple, Brad and Nick Schlaikowski, after hearing so many stories of homeless…

Spectrum of Rockford LGBT support groups announced for 2018

Upcoming Spectrum of Rockford LGBT Support Groups for 2018 – All groups are held at the Harmony Center/Spectrum of Rockford LGBT Counseling Center, 6625 N. 2nd Street, Loves Park, IL 61111 Phone: 815-639-0300 Website: www.harmonycenterforholisticpsychotherapy.com GENDER DIVERSITY THERAPY GROUP WHEN: Meets every Thursday evening. Ongoing group. COST: $20.00 per group…

International Festival Features Local Artists, Vendors and an Evening Concert with Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Madison, Wis. – International Festival, an annual free, day-long festival that celebrates the cultural heritage in the community, returns to Overture Center for 2018 on Saturday, Feb. 24., from 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in conjunction with an 8 p.m. performance by South Africa’s Ladysmith Black Mambazo. International Festival | Saturday, Feb….

Downtown Breakfast Eatery Offers “Better Together,” A weekend V-Day celebration of love in all its forms

Everyone loves breakfast, and Short Stack Eatery is proud to offer ​Better Together, a weekend event celebrating love in all its forms for Valentine’s Day 2018.​ Whether you’re planning to celebrate with friends, family, a significant other, or someone new, Short Stack is committed to honoring connections between all breakfast…

Artists Announced for CSArt Madison 2018

(MADISON, WI) Arts + Literature Laboratory is pleased to announce the ten featured artists for the 2018 season of CSArt Madison—southern Wisconsin’s first Community Supported Art program—and will begin selling member shares on April 2, 2018. The 2018 CSArt Madison artists are: Hannah O’Hare Bennett, Derrick Buisch, Luisa Fernanda Garcia-Gomez,…