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Rutabaga Paddlesports Receives National Accolade

Monona, WI – Rutabaga Paddlesports received an accolade from Outdoor Insight magazine as one of the top eight “One Store Wonders” of the independent retailers in the United States for outdoor specialty stores. The “Great 8 in Outdoors 2015” article was published in the July 2015 issue.   Rutabaga Paddlesports…

Community Shares of Wisconsin Named Outstanding Philanthropic Organization

MADISON—Community Shares of Wisconsin (CSW) today announced that it will receive the 2015 Outstanding Philanthropic Organization award from the Madison Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP). Each year the Outstanding Philanthropic Organization award is presented to an organization or foundation that demonstrates outstanding commitment through financial support and…

MMoCA Awarded for High Rate of Hiring Veterans

MADISON, WI – The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art (MMoCA) was recognized by the Veterans Administration Hospital, Middleton, with an award for ensuring veterans success in employment and rehabilitation. More than 25% of MMoCA’s public operations staff are veterans of the U.S. Military. “We look for opportunities to support and…

NLGJA Announces 2015 Inductees to LGBT Journalists Hall of Fame

The National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2015 and the 10th year of our LGBT Journalists Hall of Fame. Please join us in recognizing this year’s inductee: Randy Alfred, Alison Bechdel, Alan Bell, Lou Chibbaro, Jr., Charles Kaiser and Armistead Maupin. Leroy Aarons…

Bisexual and Transgender Youth Activists Honored for Courage in Fighting for Transgender, Immigrant & Workers Rights

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Colin Higgins Foundation today announced its 15th Annual Youth Courage Award winners, whom it will recognize for extraordinary leadership and advocacy on behalf of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth. The 2015 winners are: Alex Bergeron, 20, of San Francisco, Calif.; Anthony James…

2015 ACLU Bill of Rights Celebration

Type: * Social * Fundraiser This Event: * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin :: 2015 Bill of Rights Celebration Monday, May 18, 2015—11:30 AM-1:00 PM The Concourse Hotel 1 West Dayton Street, Madison $50 per person ($25 is…

GSAFE Celebration of Leadership

Type: * Social * Fundraiser * Networking This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LBGTQ community Saturday, May 9, 2015 – The Monona Terrace, Madison 5:00pm Social Hour & Silent Auction 6:00pm Dinner & Program $75 per person $30 for…

Celebrate the Bill of Rights with the ACLU of Wisconsin

Madison, WI:  Join the ACLU of Wisconsin for the 2015 Bill of Rights Celebration! Each year we honor those who fight for the civil liberties and civil rights of all Wisconsinites. This year we recognize the League of Women Voters, the plaintiffs for Marriage Equality in Wisconsin, the volunteer attorneys of…

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…

Fair Wisconsin Leadership Awards and Gala Dinner

Type: * Fundraiser * Social * Networking This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community The Fair Wisconsin Leadership Awards and Gala Dinner is our annual signature event supporting Fair Wisconsin Education Fund. Each year Fair Wisconsin gathers members…

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…

2015 City-County Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Humanitarian Awardees Announced

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…

Sperling-Newton Receives Allies for Justice Award

(Madison, WI) The Law Center for Children & Families, 450 S. Yellowstone Drive, Madison, WI is pleased to announce that Judith Sperling-Newton, a founding partner of the law firm, received a 2014 Allies for Justice Award from the National LGBT Bar Association. The award is given to attorneys who have…

Le Dame Footwear named Shoe Manufacturer of the Year

LE DAME FOOTWEAR Verona, WI based company was named Shoe Manufacturer of The Year 2014 at the International Lingerie Show in Las Vegas. The award is sponsored by StorErotica Magazine annually for the best in the soft goods category. This was Le Dame’s 2nd business award and fifth nomination in their…

Madison Area Music Awards

Type: Music Social Networking Fundraiser This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Celebrating local music and helping to fund and support youth music in the Madison Area, the Madison Area Music Association puts on this Grammy style premier red carpet event, where guests get to come out,…

Fair Wisconsin Madison Leadership Awards

This Event: Is hosted by an LGBTQ organization and has LGBTQ content Type of Event: Fundraiser and awards dinner Join Fair Wisconsin Education Fund as we honor leaders and activists who stand up for fairness and advance equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Wisconsinites. Each year Fair Wisconsin gathers members…

GSAFE Celebration of Leadership

Join us at GSAFE’s upcoming Celebration of Leadership Youth Scholarship & Awards Banquet on Saturday, May 10.  This is incredible event full of laughter, tears, and inspiration as we hear from Wisconsin’s amazing LGBTQ youth leaders. 5:00pm  Social Hour & Silent Auction 6:15pm  Dinner & Program $75 per person $30 for middle/high school…

Get Tickets to Celebration of Leadership Today!

Join us at GSAFE’s upcoming Celebration of Leadership Youth Scholarship & Awards Banquet on Saturday, May 10.  This is incredible event full of laughter, tears, and inspiration as we hear from Wisconsin’s amazing LGBTQ youth leaders. 5:00pm  Social Hour & Silent Auction 6:15pm  Dinner & Program $75 per person $30 for middle/high school…