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Freedom Inc. Health Day Celebration

Type: * Festival * Sports * Social This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community On September 16 Freedom, Inc. will be holding its annual Health Day celebration at Reindahl Park (1818 Portage Rd.). They invite everyone to join them for a 5K…

J​VN​ ​Day Hip-Hop​ ​Festival:​ ​The​ ​Reverb

Type: * Festival * Music This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Inspired​ ​by​ ​the​ ​life​ ​of​ ​John​ ​Vietnam​ ​Nguyen​ ​(JVN),​ ​The​ ​JVN​ ​Project​ ​presents​ ​the​ ​5th​ ​annual​ ​J​VN​ ​Day Hip-Hop​ ​Festival:​ ​The​ ​Reverb!​ ​​This​ ​three-day​ ​festival​ ​will​ ​consist​ ​of​ ​six​ ​amazing​ ​events​ ​to​ ​take​ ​place​ ​at…

QPOC Pride Networking Reception

Type: * Networking * Social This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * Has LBGTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Our Lives and Intellectual Ratchet are proud to present the first-ever networking reception for our QPOC Pride honorees, and all queer people of color interested in…

Rashaad Newsome: ICON Opens at MMoCA

MADISON–The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art is pleased to present a solo exhibition of work by Rashaad Newsome, a New York-based artist whose multi-disciplinary practice combines collage, video, music, computer programming, sculpture, and performance. Rashaad Newsome: ICON focuses on a selection of the artist’s performative videos that honor and celebrate…

WCASA & Forge Present: Major!

Type: Film This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Held in honor of LGBTQ Pride Month, WCASA and FORGE invite you to join us for a movie showing. We will be showing “Major!” followed by a discussion. Snacks…

Orgullo Latinx LGBT+ of Dane County taking applications now for new scholarship

Apply today! ¡Apliquen hoy! Incredible Scholarships offered to the community! ¡Increíbles becas para la comunidad! Information in English and Spanish Información en Inglés y a Español —- ORGULLO LATINX LGBT+ OF DANE COUNTY Presents the LGBT+ Community Hero Scholarships Through these scholarships, Orgullo Latinx LGBT+ of Dane County recognizes the…

The 2nd Annual Black Women’s Leadership Conference

Type: * Networking * Social * Workshop This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Sabrina “Heymiss Progress” Madison presents: “The 2nd Annual Black Women’s Leadership Conference: Progress, Empowerment, and Collaboration” Thursday, May 18, 2017 – Saturday, May 20, 2017; Madison, WI Madison, WI — Following the success…

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…

Sabrina “Heymiss Progress” Madison presents: “The 2nd Annual Black Women’s Leadership Conference: Progress, Empowerment, and Collaboration”

Madison, WI — Following the success of last year’s sold-out event, Sabrina “Heymiss Progress” Madison will host the second annual award winning “Black Women’s Leadership Conference,” focused on promoting sisterhood and elevating the collective status of Black women. The event, spanning three days and several venues throughout the Madison community,…

Lit Fest 2017: An Evening with Roxane Gay

Type: Lecture This Event: * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community “Roxane Gay is the brilliant girl-next-door: your best friend and your sharpest critic… She is by turns provocative, chilling, hilarious; she is also required reading.” — People Join us in welcoming acclaimed author…

“Food for Thought” ft. Lt. Brian Chaney Austin

Type: * Informational * Social This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Tuesday, April 11 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Husch Blackwell, 33 E Main St, Suite 300, Madison Join the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce for their second Madison…

Reviving the Dream

Type: * Networking * Social This Event: * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Celebration honoring the life and contributions of Bayard Rustin, chief organizer of the 1963 March on Washington and openly gay key advisor to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. LTBTQ awards…

African American Youth Career & College Fair

Type: * Informational * Networking * Social This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Choose your future, choose your path – African American Youth Career & College Fair, hosted by Madison College. Keynote by hip hop architect Michael Ford. Historically black colleges and universities, door prizes, college…

Freedom, Inc. celebrates Black History Month

Check out our schedule of events this month: Jan 30 Social Workers Confronting Racial Injustice: The Intersectionality of Race, Mental Health and Poverty Conference held by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Social Work’s Third Annual on the intersectionality of race, poverty, and mental health. 10am and 1:15pm, T. Banks will present…

Women’s March on Madison

Type: Social This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community This is a local event to march in solidarity with those going to Washington DC. If you are interested in connecting with Wisconsinites heading to the large march in Washington, please head over to this page https://www.facebook.com/events/208275672945652/ In…

32nd Annual Madison & Dane County King Holiday Observance

Type: * Lecture * Performance * Social This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Keynote speech by Mary Frances Berry Presentation of MLK Humanitarian Awards MLK Community Choir Hosted by the King Coalition on behalf of the City of Madison and Dane County. Dr. Mary Frances Berry…

Black Friday: Black Business Expo

Type: Market This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community You’re invited to the Black Friday – Black Business Expo presented by Heymiss Progress in partnership with the Madison Black Chamber of Commerce Friday | November 25, 2016 | 10AM – 3PM Madison College-South | 2238 S Park…

Consent, Amplified

Type: * Informational * Social This Event: * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Consent, Amplified is an ongoing conversation about harassment, safety, and equity in Madison’s music community. As part of this project, we’re hosting a panel discussion, moderated by Madison-based journalist Emily…

Sankofa: Black Mental Health and Spirituality

Type: * Informational * Social This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Join us! This is Sankofa BCH’s next public discussion. The topic this time is “Black Mental Health and Spirituality” We will be hearing from a panel of amazing minds on the topic of spirituality as…

Distinguished Local African-Americans to Lead Talkbacks for Detroit ’67

The Kathie Rasmussen Women’s Theatre (Krass)’s production, Detroit ’67, by Dominique Morisseau is likely to raise a questions among audience members about the real events that inspired the play–five days of rioting that resulted in 43 dead, 1,189 injured, and more than 2,000 buildings destroyed. The play takes place near…