GSAFE Updates

Bidding is Open – GSAFE Quilt & Fiber Art Auction

Bidding is Open! Bidding is OPEN for our 2023 Joy! GSAFE Quilt and Fiber Art Auction. Thanks to our more than 100 donors who contributed more than 160 beautiful items to this year’s event.  Auction closes at 9 PM CST on Monday, January 5th.  Be sure to follow the event on Facebook. Item pickup will […]

GSAFE’s 2023 Youth Scholarship Application Now Available

The GSAFE Youth Scholarship awards up to four high school seniors $2,500 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, […]

Affirming LGBTQ+ Youth in Turbulent Times

Making schools safer and more affirming for LGBTQ+ & BIPOC students is at the core of GSAFE’s work. This training will provide a brief overview of best practices for administrators and other school leaders, offer an intersectional lens, and offer strategies for navigating the current moment of increased pushback and challenges to practices that increase […]

Trick or Trot 2022

  Monsters VS Aliens  Trick or Trot 2022, Run/Walk!    Are you looking for a fun fall outing with friends and family? Well, look no further! Join us on October 16th for GSAFE’s Annual Trick or Trot Walk/Run. This year’s event will be in person following current safety guidelines. Monsters VS Aliens Trick or Trot […]

Donate to our Quilt Auction

Online Auction Coming in late November – stay tuned and follow us on Facebook and Instagram for updates! 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 […]

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 […]

¡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. […]

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“Words Hurt Week helped me discover the importance of intersectionality within all social movements – recognizing that we cannot make progress within the queer community without also examining the systems that impact other oppressions.”  Maria, Former GSAFE Youth Activist