GSAFE Updates

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, […]

“Joy” GSAFE Quilt & Fiber Art Auction 2022

Auction items due by October 31, 2022  Auction opens November 29, 2022 Auction closes December 5, 2022 GSAFE wants to help you get cozy while supporting our LGBTQ+ youth. We are inviting quilters and fiber artists to donate to our annual Wrap Yourself in a Rainbow online silent auction to be held November 29 – […]

Joint Statement from GSAFE and Fair Wisconsin regarding the introduction of transgender student athlete bills in the Wisconsin Legislature

March 2, 2021 Contact: Brian Juchems, GSAFE, (608) 235-5467, Megin McDonell, Fair Wisconsin, (608) 279-2659, Joint statement from GSAFE and Fair Wisconsin regarding the introduction of transgender student athlete bills in the Wisconsin Legislature [Madison] Tuesday, a pair of bills is being introduced in the Wisconsin state legislature that would prohibit transgender student […]

Apply today for GSAFE’s Leadership Training Institute!

LTI is Wisconsin’s singular summer camp for high school students organizing at the intersection of LGBTQ+ and racial justice. During LTI, attendees collaborate with LGBTQ+ peer and adult activists to share and refine skills in mobilizing for change in their schools and communities. Interested? Download the Leadership Training Institute 2019 FAQ to learn more, and apply here! Please […]

Trick or Trot 5K Registration OPEN!

2018 Trick or Trot 5K Walk Run  Sunday, October 14th, 2018 at 1:00 PM! Your favorite Halloween-themed 5K fun run/walk is back! Register now to secure your spot and get the lowest registration price!   Registration opens at 11:30 AM. Race starts at 1:00 PM.   The run will kick off at Franklin Elementary School (305 […]

Consent Culture Conference Registration NOW OPEN!

GSAFE is excited to announce that registration for our first Consent Culture Conference is now OPEN. Hosted by and developed in collaboration with Edgewood College, the CCC is open to all educators and professionals who want to understand consent as the basis for human interactions. Workshops and keynote speakers will include dialogue and discussions regarding informed […]

Applications are now open for GSAFE’s 2018-2019 Foundations of Leadership course!

  We are currently accepting applications for the 2018-2019 Foundations of Leadership course! Foundations of Leadership is a dynamic course focused on the experiences of students of color.  Eligible students are those who will be in grades 9-10 at any Madison Metropolitan School District high school by September 2018 and who demonstrate leadership talent. “I […]

Celebration of Leadership 2017

Help us celebrate student and adult leaders on May 13th!     Saturday, May 13, 2017 – The Monona Terrace, Madison 5:00pm  Social Hour & Silent Auction 6:00pm   Dinner & Program $75 per person $30 for middle/high school students Please note: To ensure that cost is not a barrier to attendance, we offer a sliding scale […]

Tools for Broadcasting Your Love for GSAFE on The Big Share

Thank you for choosing to Broadcast Your Love for GSAFE during the big share.  Please feel free to use the following tools in your efforts. Also, we’re especially asking people to broadcast their support during the following times if possible: 7:00-8:30AM Noon-1PM 4:30-6PM A number of Big Share corporate sponsors plan to award bonus donations […]

Spring 2017 GSA Conference Scheduled for April 7th!

Join 200+ GSA and student leaders from across the state!   GSAFE’s Spring Conference is open to current middle school and high school students, as well as to GSA advisors and other school professionals who are supporting GSAs and similar clubs.  The cost to attend is $15.00 per student, which covers lunch and supplies for […]

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amy-testimonial“GSAFE’s LTI helped me become the person and activist I wanted to be, and helped me hone my skills so I could be a better leader.  I discovered myself in ways I never imagined.” – Amy, Former GSAFE Youth Activist