The eBulletin is a weekly email based out of the Center for Research on Gender and Women (CRGW). Our goal is to communicate news about important events concerning women and gender on and around the UW-Madison campus. You can sign up to be added to the listserv by emailing José Luis Ramirez, Jr. of the GWS Department.
Recurring events that are not listed in the weekly eBulletin are included below.
RECURRING COMMUNITY OPPORTUNITIES
For any questions about events, please contact the event organizer directly.
Femsem: Sociology of Gender brownbag
Thursdays, 12:30-2pm, Room 2435 Social Science (currently held via zoom)
For this week’s topic and speaker please see this link.
“Femsem” is the colloquial name for the weekly training seminar at UW-Madison’s Department of Sociology for scholars in the sociology of gender. Though housed in Sociology, we are an interdisciplinary group and welcome the participation of gender scholars from across the campus. Activities at femsem include graduate student and faculty presentations of their current research, workshops on publishing and other aspects of academia, discussions of gender in the academy, and talks by invited speakers from other universities or other departments at UW.
ON THE RADIO
Each Wednesday – 7pm WORT, 89.9 FM Tune in to locally produced LGBT show “Queery.” – Queery features local lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender news & information that affecting Madison’s LGBT community in a news magazine format. The first show of every month is music
Each Sunday – 11am WORT-FM, 89.9 FM “Her Turn” – News and information by and about women in a magazine format. Includes shorter news stories and in-depth features produced by the Her Turn Women’s Collective. The last show of each month is a call-in program.
NOTE: Feminist news program “Her Turn” is looking for volunteers to join the collective and help produce weekly, 30 minute broadcasts covering local and global issues, by and about womyn-identified individuals. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, and Her Turn is always looking for new members. No previous radio experience required! Click here for more information.
Each Sunday – 11:30am WORT-FM, 89.9 FM “Her Infinite Variety” – Featuring Women Artists, Musicians, singers and song writers.
Sunday Slam Open Mic
Every Sunday. Sign Up at 6pm, Show at 6:30pm, Art- In (1444 E Washington Madison, WI)
The Sunday Slam Open Mic is a stand-up comedy and storytelling mic that prioritizes women and LGBTQ+ folks. Veteran comedians all the way to folks that want to try comedy for the first time are encouraged to attend! Varying based on attendance, attendees can expect to receive anywhere from 3 to 7 minutes of stage time. The Sunday Slam Open mic is a feminist mic that aims to create an inclusive environment for all, and it prioritizes the safety and security of women, LGBTQ+ folks and POC. Folks of all genders are welcomed to attend!
(In)Formation League Read!
1st Sunday of the month, 4:00 pm, Gib’s, 1380 Williamson St, Madison, Wisconsin 53703
League of Women Voters of Dane County
1st Wednesday of every month, 6:00pm Social Hour, Program at 7:00pm, The Capitol Lakes Grand Hall, 333 West Main St., Madison
Peace and Justice Book Circle
1st Thursday of every month, 6:00-8:00pm, at the Goodman South Madison Library
Sponsored by the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) – Madison Branch.
Madison Area Transgender Association meeting
1st and 3rd Saturdays at 3pm and 2nd and 4th Fridays at 7pm, both times at OutReach LGBT Center, 2701 International Lane. Families and friends are invited to attend. MATA regularly invites those who wish to learn more about our community. We continue to have social events and clothes swaps on a regular basis. Darla Lannert, Trans Health Advocate at Outreach, recently completed a Trans 101 training at the Madison Police training center for police departments in Wisconsin. Doing Trans 101 trainings brings awareness to issues that impact Trans/GNC communities. You can reach Darla at Outreach: email@example.com
2nd Tuesday of the month from 6-8pm, WNPJS Movement Hub, 30 W Mifflin #702
6-8pm, Madison/Wisconsin NOW Offices, 30 W. Mifflin, 7th floor
Fierce Female Songwriter Circle
2nd Tuesday of every month
2645 Milwaukee Street, Madison, Wisconsin 53704
6:30pm – Doors
7pm – Show
All ages // Sober Space // Safer Space
Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) – Madison Branch
2nd Wednesday of every month. 6:30-8:00pm, Barrique’s on Atwood
Madison Feminism on Tap
Check this link for more information.
2nd and 4th Sundays, 4-5pm
This all-levels class is for anyone under the LGBTQ+ umbrella. Beginners welcome! All bodies, sizes, and abilities welcome and celebrated! Consent oriented and body positive. Suggested donation $5-$20. Fabulous outfits encouraged. For more info see this link
WWIG Monthly Networking Lunch
3rd Thursday of every month. Noon, Gooseberry at 1 S Pinckney St, Ste 104
Join Wisconsin Women in Government’s Networking Committee every third Thursday for a monthly networking lunch at Gooseberry on the Square. Step out of the office for a fresh, convenient lunch and the chance to meet other talented women in a range of positions in and around government Service.
Madison PFLAG Meeting
3rd Sunday of every month from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm at Friends Meeting House, 1704 Roberts Court
The first half of the meeting is educational in nature with a speaker and/or short films to facilitate further discussion. The second half is open support group sharing. Sharing is not required but those who choose to speak may do so with the knowledge that anything said will remain completely confidential. For our mutual benefit, we welcome and encourage gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people to attend our meetings.
Madison Feminist Book Club
4th Sunday of every month from 2pm, location and books vary. Check here for next book and location.
4th Monday of the month from 6:00-8:00pm, OutReach, 2701 International Lane #101
Peer-led, non-professional, social/support group for people who identify as FTM, genderqueer, transsexual men, drag kings, butch, intersex men, and anyone else assigned female at birth who identifies as masculine. Significant others, friends, families, and allies are encouraged to attend and participate in meetings. Diversity in gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic class, race, ethnicity, religion, ability, and anything else that makes up a person is welcomed. CONTACT INFO: Email MadisonFTMfirstname.lastname@example.org
AAUW, Monona-Madison Branch
4th Tuesday of every month
7:00pm, Monona Community Center, 1101 Nichols Rd
LGBT Books to Prisoners Project
Mondays and Tuesdays, 6:00pm-8:00pm and every other Saturday, 10:00am-1:00pm
Social Justice Center Incubator, 1202 Williamson St, near the Willie St. Co-op
Open mic night (for queer-identified folks and allies)
The 4th Wednesday of every month
7:30pm-9:30pm, Dutch’s Auto Repair (202 Regas Rd.)
Sign up by 7:15 to be assured a spot in the lineup. Additional volunteer performers will be taken if time permits.
**Hosted by members of LGBTQ Narratives**
OutThere: Social group for LGBT youth
1st & 3rd Sundays at OutReach: 800 Williamson St.
OutThere is the young adult social group at OutReach LGBT Community Center. It meets on the first and third Sundays of each month to watch movies, play games, or go to events throughout Madison.
OutThere is a welcoming group with OutReach’s dedication to promoting equality and quality of life for LGBT+ people. Join up! OutThere on Facebook