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WNPJ’S Community Energizer and Fundraiser

Type: * Fundraiser * Music * Social This Event: * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Join Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice, The Racial Justice Tipping Point and partners for a community celebration and connecting fundraiser. We are in the midst of some…

People Power, grassroots organizing project of the ACLU, comes to Madison

Madison is now home to the newly created People Power, the grassroots-organizing project of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). Reacting to the current political climate, People Power was created to protect immigrants from demonization, harassment, and deportation. “As soon as the election was over, we all realized ordinary people…

AIDS Walk Wisconsin & 5K Run 2017 Honorary Chair

The AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin (ARCW) is pleased to announce award winning actress and singer Jane Lynch will be Honorary Chair of the 28th annual AIDS Walk Wisconsin & 5K Run. The event will take place on Saturday, October 7th at the Summerfest Grounds. “I am proud to join…

Charlene Carruthers: Movement Building for Queer Liberation

Type: Lecture This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Charlene Carruthers is a Black, queer/lesbian feminist community organizer with over a decade of experience in racial justice, feminist and youth leadership development movement work. Her passion for developing…

Día de Resistencia Nacional para los Inmigrantes y Refugiados

Type: Activism This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community NATIONAL DAY OF RESISTANCE FOR IMMIGRANTS AND REFUGEES – ENGLISH BELOW INAUGURACION DE LA RESISTENCIA: DÍA NACIONAL DE ACCIÓN PARA LOS INMIGRANTES Y REFUGIADOS sábado, 14 de enero, 11am Marcha de Voces de la Frontera 1027 sur de…

LGBT Business and Community Breakfast with Clinton Advisor Allida Black

Type: * Informational * Social This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community You are invited to coffee and conversation with Allida Black Longtime advisor Monday October 10 7:30-8:30 AM Cargo Coffee 750 E. Washington Ave. Madison, WI Allida…

Queering Social Justice

Type: * Lecture * Informational *This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community FEATURING M. Adams, Co-Executive Director of Freedom, Inc. WHEN August 26, 2016 6:30pm – 8:30pm WHERE James Reeb Unitarian Universalist Congregation 2146 E Johnson St, Madison,…

LGBTQ Leadership Institute

Leadership Institute is a weekend-long retreat for LGBTQ+ and ally students to build relationships, find community, and learn how to create a more inclusive environment for queer students on campus. The weekend will form the groundwork for developing leadership skills as well as building on existing skills, specifically in relation…

#FreeLisa Rally

Type: * Social * Informational This Event: * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community On Wednesday December 16th at 9:00 am we will be holding a rally at Administrative Law Judge Cynthia Stoppel’s office (5005 University Ave) to say #FreeLisa We will deliver the…

$10,000 Reward Offered in Wrongful Conviction Case

Madison, Wisconsin—A $10,000 reward has been offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the killer of Sarah Gonstead murdered in 1994. Penny Brummer was convicted of killing Gonstead despite no weapon, no forensic evidence, no motive, and literally no evidence of any kind tying Brummer to the…

Fox Cities MLK Jr. celebration w/Angela Davis

Type: * Lecture * Social This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community APPLETON, WIS. — Social justice icon, scholar and author Dr. Angela Davis will deliver the keynote address at the 25th annual community celebration of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Monday, Jan. 18 at…

Reviving The Dream Celebration

Type: * Social * Fundraiser This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Bayard Rustin changed the world. As mentor and adviser to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the chief organizer of the historic 1963 March on Washington, Rustin was a leader…

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…

Wisconsin Marriage Equality Coalition to Launch

Wisconsin Unites for Marriage to advocate for the freedom to marry for same-sex couples in WisconsinOn Thursday, August 7, plaintiff couples, community and religious leaders, and other supporters of the freedom to marry for all loving couples will gather in Appleton, Eau Claire, La Crosse, Madison and Milwaukee to announce a…

ACLU Youth Organizer chosen for Trans 100

MILWAUKEE, WI – ACLU of Wisconsin Youth and Programs Organizer, Syd Robinson, was included on the 2014 Trans 100 List, an annual listing of 100 trans individuals from all over the country who are currently active in the work of making the lives of Trans people better.  The Trans 100 List applauds the hard…