Michal Osier is the LGBT Senior Advocate at OutReach in Madison. Michal’s received inquiries from LGBT seniors, and/or from their adult children, who are looking for a welcoming environment in assisted living or memory care facilities in Dane County. In response — the Am I Welcome Here? Project. 80+ facilities have been contacted with a […]
On November 8, 2017, Queery host Angela Baerwolf spoke with UW Social Work PhD student June Paul about her research on LGBTQ foster youth. To participate in the research, go to Wisconsin LGBTQ Young Adults in Foster Care on Facebook.
If you’ve headed down East Washington Avenue toward the Capitol lately, you’ve likely seen a new mural proclaiming “you are beautiful.” It’s on the side of art space and venue Art In. Behind that colorful lettering and the friendly sentiment is a local effort that aims to empower marginalized youth, especially queer and transgender youth, […]
In response to a growing wave of violence and persecution of sexual minorities in Chechnya, LGBTQ community members in Dane County have scheduled a fundraiser for Rainbow Railroad, a Canadian human rights project. Organizers are recruiting sponsors and collecting donations for the event, Friends of Rainbow Railroad, to be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. […]
We know that LGBT individuals – as well as allies – want to do business with those that share their pro-fairness values. As you start planning for your event, we want to ensure you have access to all the potential vendors available through the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce. We are excited to have a […]
Senator Ted Cruz says he plans to reintroduce the First Amendment Defense Act to Congress, and President-elect Trump has pledged to sign it. The bill is mean to protect the free exercise of religion and “moral convictions”, but its language has many concerned that it targets the rights of the LGBT community. Jennifer Pizer of […]