Editor’s note: This was written prior to the release of the Supreme Court’s ruling legalizing same-sex marriage. My teenage cousin is graduating from high school next month in rural (conservative) Ohio. She is popular, active in her local 4-H club, and this year, her prom date was her boyfriend. But... More »
Celebrating Madison's LGBT & Allied Community
Meet Ali Dwyer. Through We Are All Mechanics, she is empowering women, one bike rider at a time. We are all mechanics—really? How so? We all have the capacity to learn technical skills even if we were not socialized to believe it is true. So often when it comes to... More »
While you might not realize it at the time, there are moments in your life that are pivotal. Upon reflection, those key moments in our lives shape us into the people we are today. For me, it started when I came to UW–Madison as a freshman. I hadn’t really come... More »
Imagine a woman alone in her studio. She turns on Haitian Vodou music and sits down before a daunting tub of earth as familiar to her as the land from which she comes and the dust to which she will return. She plunges strong fingers into the hard clay and... More »
My name’s Catherine Hartup, and I’m a senior at Baraboo High School where I serve as the president of our Gay-Straight Alliance (currently in the midst of a more inclusive name change to Gender-Sexuality Alliance). Ever since I realized I fell under the LGBTQ+ spectrum in middle school, fighting for... More »
Intimate Partner Violence is an often ignored but, still serious issue, within the LGBTQ community in particular. Kathy Flores of Diverse & Resilient interviews a survivor who is part of efforts to educate, support, and create better resources for those impacted by IPV.