GSAFE Updates

Exploring Gender Confidentiality Workshop

  MARK YOUR CALENDARS- 9/29, 4-5pm! The leaders of the Madison Memorial High School Gender Equity Association will be leading a workshop, sponsored by GSAFE, surrounding gender confidentiality, and how to best support LGBTQ+ students in an educational setting.   Three Memorial High School student activists, Melanie Golden, Maggie Di Sanza, and Amira Pierotti, will […]

Donate to our Quilt Auction

Online Auction Coming in November – stay tuned! As the days get shorter and temperatures start to dip, GSAFE wants to help you get cozy while supporting our LGBTQ+ youth. We are inviting quilters (along with crocheters, knitters, and other crafty artists) to donate to our “Wrap Yourself in a Rainbow” online quilt and craft […]

GSA @ Elementary

Whether it’s a child with same gender parents or LGBTQ+ family members, a child who is asserting their affirmed gender identity, or a child who is experiencing bullying based on their real or perceived gender identity or sexual orientation, we know that LGBTQ+ topics impact children of all ages, including at the elementary level. GSAFE […]

Nominate an Educator who makes a difference!

It’s Teacher Appreciation Week…which should be EVERY week, right?! We know that having one or more supportive adult at school makes a world of difference for LGBTQ+ youth. We’d like to shine a spotlight on some of the amazing educators (classroom teachers, counselors, social workers, custodians, bus drivers, building and district leaders, etc.) who have […]

GSAFE’s 2020 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, […]

¡Únete a Trans Youth Justice Council!

¿Eres un adolescente trans/no binario/inconformado de genero entre 15-18 años de adad?  ¡Únete a Trans Youth Justice Council (TYJC)! TYJC es un programa de desarrollo de liderazco basado en un modelo de justica social. Aprenderás maneras de crear cambio social para adolescentes trans y conoceras a ostros adolescentes trans. El programa se dará acabo cada dos semanas entre […]

Join the Trans Youth Justice Council (TYJC)!

Are you a trans/nonbinary/gender-nonconforming teen ages 15-18 in the Milwaukee area? Want to get paid to help make the world a better place for trans youth? Join the Trans Youth Justice Council (TYJC)! The TYJC is a youth leadership development program based in a social justice model. You’ll learn skills to create social change for […]

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 […]

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Testimonials

haruka-testimonial“The summer after my first year of high school I attended LTI, GSAFE’s camp for youth leaders. I hold those four days dear to my heart and firmly believe that they were instrumental in transforming my life.” – Haruka, Former GSAFE Youth Activist