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GSAFE’s 2019 Youth Scholarship Application Now Available

The GSAFE Youth Scholarship awards up to four high school seniors $1000 each. The recipients of these awards will have demonstrated a commitment to promoting just and respectful schools for all, with an emphasis on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer students and topics (LGBTQ+). This scholarship is open to all Wisconsin high school seniors, […]

GSAFE shifts structure to align with organizational mission and values

GSAFE is honored to announce an exciting shift in our organizational structure. Ali Muldrow, Racial Justice Organizer since 2014 and Brian Juchems, long-time staff member and current Senior Director of Education and Policy, will share leadership as GSAFE Co-Directors. Sawyer Johnsonwill continue in their role of youth programming since 2016 under the new title of Youth Justice Program Coordinator. […]

GSAFE launches the Linda Halsey Keep the Lights ON Fund

With wry humor, exceptional skill, unparalleled dedication and quiet diplomacy,Linda Halsey was a true leader and role model at GSAFE. Linda served as a member of our Board of Directors from 2003-2010 and continued to provide wise support and guidance outside of that role. Whether it was helping the organization make a smooth transition from being a […]

WEAC honors GSAFE With 2018 Friend of Education Award

At its 2018 Representative Assembly in La Crosse, Wisconsin Education Association Council (WEAC) recognized GSAFE with its 2018 Friend of Education Award. WEAC President Ron Martin introduced GSAFE with the following comments: “The WEAC Friend of Education Award goes to an organization that makes a difference for educators and students — GSAFE. GSAFE is a […]

Apply today for Leadership Training Institute!

  Leadership Training Institute, or LTI, is a four-day camp intended to help train up-and-coming GSA members and other students and prepare them to return to their schools in the fall better leaders in their clubs and among their peers.   Leadership Training Institute 2018 will be from July 26th to July 29th on the […]

Honor an activist who has transformed your community!

Who will you nominate for the 2018 Judi Devereux Community Activist Award? Nomination deadline March 12, 2018 GSAFE is currently seeking nominations for the 2018 Judi Devereux Community Activist Award. The award will be presented to an outstanding individual at the 22nd annual Celebration of Leadership on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Monona Terrace in […]

Nominations OPEN for GSAFE’s 2018 Educator of the Year Award

Nominations OPEN for GSAFE’s 2018 Educator of the Year Award Nomination deadline March 12, 2018 GSAFE is currently seeking nominations for the 2018 Educator of the Year Award. The award will be presented to an outstanding individual at the 22nd annual Celebration of Leadership on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Monona Terrace in downtown Madison. […]

Donate to GSAFE today!

These were just some of the words shared by one of our youth leaders as he described the impact GSAFE’s youth leadership programming had on him.  By developing the leadership of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, and allied youth, we are helping students build stronger skills to run their student clubs, analyze systems of power, […]

Transgender Awareness Week

Transgender Awareness Week is November 14th to 20th this year. Transgender Awareness Week is commemorated to uplift the lives, experiences, and contributions of transgender and gender non-conforming people.  Many schools and GSAs will organize events to commemorate this week, which often culminates in Transgender Day of Remembrance, held on November 20th. A number of national […]

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“Some of the boys used the expression ‘No Homo’ when playing a game and I immediately talked to them about what that phrase means and how it is offensive. GSAFE’s training prepared me to intervene in that moment.”

After school program staff