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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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Transition

A MESSAGE FROM THE GSAFE BOARD: It is with a mix of excitement and sadness that we announce the resignation of our Executive Director, Chelsea O‘NeilKarcher. The Board of Directors and staff at GSAFE will be very sad to see her go, but we look forward to the next chapter in our history. We wish Chelsea the best of luck […]

Identities

Check out this great ad created for GSAFE by KW2 advertising agency.  KW2 created this video for GSAFE during Goodstock 2016, their pro bono marketing marathon during which they donate marketing and advertising goods and services to nonprofits. Madison’s Channel 3000 News covered Goodstock 2016 on their website here. You can view the ad here. […]

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Testimonials

“Without the knowledge, resources, and extra effort of GSAFE, I have no question that we would not have a Gay-Straight Alliance in our school.” – David Witte, Middle School Principal