GSAFE Updates

Send an Activist to Camp!

  Over 200 donors came together in July to send 25 young LGBTQ+ activists to leadership camp.  Together YOU helped us raise nearly $8000!     We are still accepting donations!  Your donation now helps further youth participation in our Leadership Training Institute (LTI)  and supports the behind the scenes cost of camp.      […]

Captured at the Overture Center

Captured is a series of photographs taken of youth inside the Dane County Juvenile Detention Center in Madison, Wisconsin. The series hopes to expose the general community to what life is like for incarcerated youth in Dane County—including LGBTQ+ youth of color—while at the same time creating a visual narrative that documents and humanizes what […]

SVM Spring Drag Show Fundraiser for GSAFE April 22nd!

The UW-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine’s Broad Spectrum and VOICE are at it again.  This time they are organizing a SPRING drag show and are donating all money raised to GSAFE! Students, faculty and staff from UW veterinary school will be putting on their best drag performances along side professional drag queens and kings.  SVM […]

Break the Silence at Teen Pride Arts 2017!

Teen Pride Arts, the annual collaboration between the ArtWrite Collective and GSAFE, is scheduled for the end of the day on Friday, April 21st, which aligns with the national Day of Silence.  LGBTQ+ teens and allies across Wisconsin are encouraged to gather to break the silence at the Arts + Literature Laboratory at 2021 Winnebago […]

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 […]

Give BIG on March 7th for LGBTQ+ Youth

Ready to make good things happen for LGBTQ+ youth in Wisconsin K-12 schools?  You can benefit our community by becoming a GSAFE Fundraising Champion and/or Broadcasting your love for GSAFE on The Big Share on March 7th.  The Big Share is a single day of online giving on Tuesday, March 7th, hosted by Community Shares of […]

Showing Support for Transgender and Non-binary Students

While the Trump administration’s actions to rescind federal guidance does not end the protections trans students have under federal law, it is sure to create fear and uncertainty for your students and their families.  You have probably been watching this new administration make decision after decision that disrespects your LGBTQ+ students (and maybe yourselves) and seeing the heightened […]

Stress Related to Immigration Status in Students: A Brief Guide for Schools

Dr. Lisa M. Edwards and Jacki Black from Marquette University put together this resource as a brief guide for schools to support students. “This brief guide is designed to provide an overview of detention, deportation, and other immigration status-related stress and its effect on children and families, as well as suggestions for how school personnel can […]

Apply today for Leadership Training Institute!

  Leadership Training Institute, or LTI, is a four-day camp intended to help train up-and-coming GSA members and other students and prepare them to return to their schools in the fall better leaders in their clubs and among their peers.   Leadership Training Institute 2017 will be from July 26th to July 30th at Sandburg Residence […]

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“​Chippewa Falls Middle School’s mission is to provide a safe and supportive place for all of our students to learn and grow together. The Safe Space training from GSAFE provided staff with valuable resources to become more aware of how to be a better gender inclusive school!​” – Susan Kern, Middle School Principal