GSAFE Updates

Protecting LGBTQ+ Youth in Schools: Advocacy and Telling your Story

Join Fair Wisconsin and GSAFE for a series of interactive workshops as we discuss how to best protect LGBTQ+ youth in the face of unprecedented attacks on the LGBTQ+ community. The first workshop on January 24th will teach you to identify the rights you already have, as well common areas of discrimination in schools. Our second workshop on February […]

Early Bird Registration for Safe Schools, Safe

  Registration is OPEN for Safe Schools, Safe Communities: State Conference on LGBTQ+ Youth 2023. Click here to register and here to keep up to date on conference details.  See you at UW Green Bay in April!

Registration is open for Celebration of Leadership 2023!

  Registration is open for our May 20, 2023 Celebration of Leadership Scholarship and Awards event. Plan now to attend with friends, family, and colleagues! Do you, your group, or your organization want to sponsorship? Contact Rae to learn more. Reminder: Scholarship applications are due February 20th.   

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, […]

Wauwatosa, Superior, Kettle Moraine, and Germantown – Take Action

Take Action by Monday, August 8th to Support Inclusion in Superior A group of School District of Superior parents are appealing a decision made by District Administrator Amy Starzecki rejecting their demand to eliminate age-appropriate instruction about pronouns and gender identity as part of a comprehensive 5th grade curriculum. Their appeal will be heard by the […]

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 […]

Celebration of Leadership 2022

  GSAFE’s 2022 26th Annual Celebration of Leadership Saturday, May 7, 2022 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm Join GSAFE for our 26th Annual Celebration of Leadership wherein we honor high school seniors and one Educator of the Year for their LGBTQ+ activism across Wisconsin.   Early Bird Tickets on Sale Now! Ticketing and Donation […]

Be a Champion for LGBTQ+ Youth! for The Big Share

The Big Share is March 2nd. Help us go BIG, be a Peer to Peer Fundraiser for GSAFE! The Big Share is a one-day giving event organized by Community Shares of Wisconsin that supports over 70 environmental and social justice groups in Wisconsin, including GSAFE! There are a number of ways to help us out on […]

Support LGBTQIA+ Youth on National Coming Out Day

  2020 isn’t exactly how we thought we’d start our 25th year of serving Wisconsin LGBTQIA+ students and educators. But here we are, and GSAFE has proudly pivoted to adjust to the changing landscape in order to continue providing crucial support to youth leaders and school districts. In honor of our 25th year we’re asking you […]

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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