As the threat of a marriage amendment grew across our state, so did the voices and hearts of those it targeted. This is the story of one college student, Madison Alder Eli Judge, who heard that voice—and answered: For Barb.
Interest group: UW-Madison
UW-Madison associate professor of Gender and Women’s Studies, A. Finn Enke examines the roles that gender expression have layered into our society and how they affect our own gendered identities
Karin Wolf speaks with artist and professor Jill H. Casid about her provocative work, theory as practice, and learning to live her dying.
UW student Roxanne Meyer navigated a rocky road to coming out, but found a place and people to call home in the Ten Percent Society.
Anders Zanichkowsky explores inner and outer terrains through multidisciplinary artworks.
Lee Kampa talks finding acceptance, community, and a place to grow as an out gay man and athlete in the world of Madison softball.
Steven Lawrence’s Fried and Fabulous food cart creates smiles for customers and business-owners alike.
Michael Ramsey-Musolf shows how he built a beautiful life in a paradox.
A look at why gay bars have been added to America’s icons of equality.
James Lehman is working for better LGBTQ health care by every available means.
Caroline Werner takes a look at recent developments in healthcare protections for LGBTQ seniors.
UW-Madison student Charlie Martin found his unexpected confidence after given a kick out of the closet
Searching for LGBTQA women and men to model herself after, UW–Madison senior Amanda Hunter finds the importance of visible role models.
Meet Justin Hager, the UW–Madison senior who’s combining faith and activism.
In the 1890s, the UW–Madison Haresfoot Club brought gender-bending into vogue.
Four Seasons Theatre’s Founder and Artistic Director*
Each year the Madison Gay Hockey Association invites its members to write about the role the MGHA plays in building their identity. 2009 Scholarship winner Max Camp shares his essay.
Meet Katie Belanger. As Fair Wisconsin’s new Executive Director, she’s using her experience and resolve to fight the good fight.
And sometimes, love also makes the man. Tyler Driscoll, Michele Burton-Driscoll, and their son, Johnny, show us how.
Every gay person I met told me they had recognized it at a very young age—I hadn’t…
Megan Milks reviews The Wet Archive’s queer take on photography as a changeable art form as well as its challenge to traditional methods of museum curation.
Music has always been a major part of UW Director of Jazz Studies Johannes Wallmann’s life, and he is determined to see wider LGBT representation within his genre.
Sheltreese McCoy, Crossroads Coordinator at the LGBT Campus Center & Multicultural Student Center at U.W.-Madison, muses on life at the intersections of multiple identities, and her work to build bridges between them for herself and others.
Wisconsin Alumni Association President Paula Bonner reflects on important family ties, barriers broken, gracious mentors, and a life’s work to help create equality and innovation in evolving academic and alumni relations environments.
U.W. Rowing coach Lowell McNicholas built a career, and a strong sense of self, by being out on the water.
The U.W.’s Trans Research Lab is pioneering research into mental and physical health needs and care for transgender, nonbinary, and gender-nonconforming (TNG) individuals. Lab founder Stephanie Budge and several of the lab’s researchers weigh in on the importance of the work being done, gaps in current knowledge, and why asking the right questions matters.
Historian Dick Wagner looks back at the strong, and somewhat surprising, gay and lesbian roots of UW-Madison’s French Department.