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MADISON LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, AND TRANSGENDER SUPPORTIVE BUSINESS GUIDE By OutReach LGBT Community Center | You can find us online at www.lgbtdirectory.org Acupuncture

Counseling and Psychotherapy

Pharmacy

Acupuncture Works In Madison Amy Crikelair, MAC, CA (608) 250-2536, 1605 Monroe St. www.acu-works.com Helping pain, energy, & health Specialties: HIV+, Cancer, Stress, Digestion, Menopause

Mary L Trainor LCSW Licensed Clinical Social Worker Moon Tree Psychotherapy, 401 Wisconsin Ave, Madison WI 53703, 608-256-5115 ext. 91, using traditional & alternative counseling approaches to safely

Community Pharmacy 341 State St, 251-3242, A worker’s cooperative feat. vitamins, herbs, natural body care, and a full prescription pharmacy, www.communitypharamacy.coop

Attorneys Mark F Borns Borns Law Office 10 Odana Ct. Madison WI 53719 (608) 255-7600 (Ph), (608) 443-2485 (F) mborns@msn.com Balisle & Roberson, S.C. Attorneys At Law 131 W Wilson St, Ste 802 Madison, WI 53703, (608) 259-8702 www.b-rlaw.com Law Offices of Christenson and Allex, LLC Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Real Estate 2997 Yarmouth Greenway Dr. #100 Fitchburg WI 53711 608 273 8609 www.christensonallexlaw.com DeWitt, Ross, & Stevens, S.C. Attorney Craig Fieschko Handling all your personal & business legal needs, (608) 255-8891 www.dewittross.com

explore your life challenges. www.marytrainor.net

Editing Services Rainbow Editing 2829 Barlow St. Madison, WI 53705-3621 Contact: Lewis Bosworth lewisabosworth@gmail.com Copy-editing, proofreading, basic composition skills, stylistics, charges by the hour, page or job, free phone consultation: commercial ads, brochures, term papers, creative writing, foreign languages, etc.

Entertainment Ravyn Entertainment LLC info@ravynentertainment.org www.ravynentertainment.com

Financial Services Jaime Zimmerman, VP Investments Robert W. Baird & Co. Inc. 608-252-5757 jzimmerman@rwbaird.com www.jaimezimmerman.com

Automotive Service

Hair Stylist

Monona Motors (608) 222-1342, 4500 Winnequah Rd Monona WI. Complete Auto Repair & Service, Serving Monona & East Madison

Studio 924 Hair Design & Spa 924 East Johnson St. Madison, 608-251-2777, www.studio924.com

Bookstores Rainbow Bookstore (608) 257-6050, 426 W Gilman St Madison, 53703, www.rainbowbookstore.org Cooperatively owned progressive bookstore, LGBT and sex positive material.

Housing Rodney Scheel House for PWA’s. LTD Providing housing for persons w/AIDS (PWAs) or HIV Infection in Madison,608-246-3737 or 608-2476-3722, 1966 S. Stoughton Rd

Massage Therapist MxRx (Massage RX) Larry P Edwards RPh, CMT Madison, WI Call for Appointment Hours, 414-690-6310

Restaurants, Cafes, & Coffeehouses Mother Fools Coffeehouse 1101 Williamson St, 608-259-1301, Open 6:30am (weekdays) and 8:00am (weekends) Live Music, Fri-Sat nights, www.motherfools.com

Please Support Our Advertisers! Through the generosity of our advertisers, OutReach LGBT Community Center can continue to support the community and offer new ways for others to connect and take part in. Thank you for your ongoing support! Please patronize our advertisers, without them, we would not be able to do what we do! Tell them you saw their ad in OutReach’s Calendar & Guide!

Retail - Misc. Burnie’s Rock Shop Madison’s Favorite Source for crystals, massage tools, stone beads, and decor. Check out our book selection!! 901 E Johnson, T-W-F-Sat 10-6, Sun 12-4, 608-251-2601

Yoga/Pilates Body Conscious, LLC (PilateSpa) Fluid Motion. Fluid mind. PILATES STRETCH YOGA 2045 Atwood Ave, Madison WI 53704 608-244-0402, pilatespa.com

Would You Like To Purchase an Ad or Business Listing in the Calendar & Guide? Are you a business looking to expand your clientele base? OutReach’s Calendar & Guide has been serving Madison’s LGBTA Community for over 30 years, providing information, referrals, and presenting businesses that are supportive of the LGBT populace and OutReach’s mission, “To promote equality and quality of life for LGBT people.” Now being on-line at www.lgbtdirectory. com, we can now offer advertising on multiple levels! See what we can do for you by contacting our Publications Director, Brian Ponce, at: brianp@lgbtoutreach.org or call OutReach at 608.255.8582.

The OutReach Calendar is produced by OutReach Inc, Madison & SC WI’s LGBT Community Center. It is produced monthly & is distributed FREE throughout Dane Cty, primarily in the City of Madison, to businesses and institutions that are LGBT friendly. Design, Layout, Copy by Brian Ponce. Editorial duties by Steve Starkey, Angie Rehling, and Brian Ponce. Distribution by various volunteers and staff.


WEEKLY EVENTS | Madison’s LGBT Calendar & Guide | SUNDAY *Being Authentic, 12pm Madison’s Progressive Talk: The Mic 92.1, Hosted by Patrick Farabaugh & Mary Carol *Bethany United Methodist Church, 8, 9, and 10:45 am, 3910 Mineral Point Road, 238-6381. *Cardinal Bar: Tony Casteneda Latin Jazz, Sets at 8-10pm, 418 E Wilson St, www.cardinalbar.com *Center for Conscious Living, 849 E. Washington Service at 11am, mylivingspirit.com, (608) 843-7740 *First Congregational, 10 am, 1609 University Ave, 233-9751 *First Unitarian Society (Unitarian Universalists), 9 &11am, 900 University Bay Dr, (608) 658-6847 *First United Methodists, 9:00 & 10:30am, 203 Wisconsin Ave, 2569061. *FIVE Nightclub: MadCity Drag Revue, FIVE Nightclub, 5 Applegate Crt, 277.9700. 10pm Showtime; Sunday Funday at 4pm in the Rear View, free food, beer bash, Bloody Mary Bar *James Reeb Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Service at 9am &11 am Sept. thru mid-May, 10am June thru August. (608) 242-8887 *Madison Gay Hockey Association (Practice), 5:10pm to 10pm, HartMeyer Ice Arena,1834 Commercial Ave Madison, WI 53704, for more info: www.madisongayhockey.org *OutThere, 5-10pm, Social Group for 18-24, 600 Williamson St, OutReach *Parkside Presbyterian, 10 am, 4002 Lien Rd, 244-0847 *Perfect Harmony Men’s Chorus, 7-9 pm, Capitol Lakes (formerly Meriter Retirement), 204-7020. *Prairie Unitarian Universalists, 10 am, 2010 Whenona, 271-8218 *QJams-LGBTQ Study Jams, 6pm10pm, UW, Witte Hall-CCE *St. Dunstan’s, 7:30 & 10 am, 6205 University Ave, 238-2781 *Shamrock Bar & Grille, Opens at 11am, Serving food, mimosas and fabulous Bloody Mary’s, 117 W Main St, Madison WI 53703 *Student Coming Out Support Group, Call UW Madison LGBTCC, 4:30pm, (608) 265-3344 *Teen Crisis Line, 251-1126 *Transgender Help & Info Line, (608) 222-6210, 9am to 9pm *WOOFS, Bear Beer Bash, $10 Endless Miller Lite Mug & Free Pizza 4-7PM, www.woofsmadison.com *WORT, “Her Turn” (feminist news):

11-11:30am; “Her Infinite Variety” (womyn’s music): 11:30am-2pm; Radio 89.9 FM, 256-2001

MONDAY *AIDS Network, Anonymous walkin HIV testing & needle exchange, 2pm-4:30pm, 600 Williamson St *AIDS Network: Substance Use Relapse Prevention Group, Anonymous walk-in HIV testing & needle exchange, 4-5pm, 600 Williamson St *Cardinal Bar: live rock & blues music, 10pm , $3 cover, 418 E Wilson St, www.cardinalbar.com. *Coming Out Support Group, 4:00 to 5:00 pm, UHS Counseling Services, 115 N Richard St, must register in advance. Call (608) 265-5600. *LGBTQ Support and Empowerment Group, 3pm, Confidential location, 7th floor of Lucky Bldg, 333 Campus Mall, 9am-4pm, anytime, to start the brief screening process. Michelle:mileslie@uhs.wisc.edu. *Monday Night Football Nights and Dairyland Cowgirls & Cowboys, (Line Dnacing) 5-10pm, FIVE Nightclub, 5 Applegate Ct, (608) 255-9131, rrkilmer@wisc.edu: For Football Nights: Half price drinks all night and FREE hot dogs and munchies during the games *Honeymooners LGBT Bowling League, Village Lanes, 208 Owen Rd Monona, WI 53716, 8pm to 10pm *oSTEM, 7pm, check the TITU board @ the Memorial Union (608) 446-0273 *Sexual Health Clinic, Call for appointments, 333 East Campus Mall, Madison 53715, (608) 265-5600 *Shamrock Bar & Grille: Serving Lunch, 117 W Main St, Madison WI 53703, 11am to 2pm Lunch Hour, for more info go to Facebook, keywords: “Shamrock Bar & Grille” *Sister Drum Circle for Women & Teens, 6:30pm, E Madison Comm. Center (8 Straubel Crt). Sashe: drumfem@yahoo.com,(608)838-7011 *Teen Crisis Line, 251-1126 *Transgender Help and Information Line, (608) 222-6210, 9am *Women Survivors of Domestic Abuse (WSDA),4pm,(608)252-1320. *WOOFS, UnderBear...wear ‘em! 1/2-price rail drinks/domestic beer 8PM-Close, 114 King St *WORT, “Other Voices” (women in world classical music): 5-8pm; 89.9 FM, 256-2001. *Yoga in the Garden, Meet in the lobby, 5:30pm, costs $10-12 dollars, Olbrich Gardens

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*AIDS Network, Anonymous walk- *AIDS Network, Anonymous walk-in in HIV testing & needle exchange, HIV testing and needle exchange, 2pm 2pm-4:30pm, 600 Williamson St, to 6pm, 600 Williamson St, 252-6540 252-6540 *FIVE Nightclub: Karaoke Bingo, *Early Risers, 7am weekdays & 5 Applegate Crt, Every Week: Spare 8am on weekends no time changes Change Wed - $2.00 Pinnacle Vodka for holidays or weather, Family Cen- Cocktails and Pint Domestic Taps, DJ resst of evening. For more info, go to ters Building, 2120 Fordem Ave *FIVE Nightclub: WTF Tuesday, www.fivenightclub.com. *Fluid Sexualities, UW LGBT CamFIVE Nightclub, 5 Applegate, 18+, pus Center, Red Gym 123, 6pm, open free pool, all request DJ 10pmClose, FREE Pool in the Rearview ,$3 discussion group for those who are Pinnacle Vodka mixers & Jumbo beer bisexual, pansexual, fluid, or similarly-identified. specials. *LGBT Al Anon, 5:30pm, 600 Wil- *Public Health-Madison and Dane County, Anonymous, walk-in HIV liamson St, OutReach testing & needle exchange, 2705 E. *Madison Minotaurs Practice, 5:30pm, WRC Sports Complex, 4064 Washington Ave., 9-11am & 12-5pm, (608) 246-4516. Vilas Rd, Cottage Grove, WI 53527 *Screamin’ Queens Karoake, 9pm, *Plan B: X-Rated Trivia, 8pm, Also Plan B, 924 Williamson St, www. 2-4-1 Night, Plan B, 924 Williamson planbmadison.com St, www.planbmadison.com *Sexual Health Clinic, STD testing *Public Health-Madison and and treatment, HIV screening (by apDane County, Anonymous, walk-in pointment), free Hepatitis A/B vaccinaHIV testing and needle exchange, tion, Call for appointments, 333 East 2705 E. Washington Ave, 1-3:30p, Campus Mall, Madison 53715, (608) (3-5 pm 2202 Park St.) (608) 246265-5600 4516. Spanish Speaker. *Shamrock Bar & Grille: Serving *Queer Emerging Leaders ProLunch, 117 W Main St, Madison WI gram (QUELP), 5:30-7pm, Jan. 22 - 53703, 11am to 2pm Lunch Hour, for Apr. 2, 2013, UW LGBTCC, For info:, more info go to Facebook, keywords: uwquelp@gmail.com. “Shamrock Bar & Grille” *Sex Addicts Anonymous, Open *Sotto: Beer Night, 9:30pm, Sottopic/Step meeting, LGBT friendly, 7 to,303 N Henry St, Madison WI 53703, pm, Bethel Lutheran Church, 312 E. www.sotto-madison.com, also ft $1 Wisconsin Ave. domestic taps, $5 domestic pitchers, $2 *Sexual Assault Survivor Drop- micro bottles. *Teen Crisis Line, (608) 251-1126 In Support Group, 5:30pm, The Lowell Center (610 Langdon St), Call *Transgender Help & Info Line, (608) 222-6210, 9am to 9pm Rape Crisis Center’s 24-hour crisis *UW Ten Percent Society Meetings, line @ (608) 251-7273. LGBT Campus Center, Red Gym 123, *Sexual Health Clinic, Call for 7:30pm appointments, 333 E Campus Mall, *WOOFS, 8-10PM, Pool Tournament, Madison 53715, (608) 265-5600 *Shamrock Bar & Grille: Serving CA$H PRIZE$! www.woofsmadison.com Lunch, 117 W Main St, Madison WI *WORT, “Queery: Local LGBT News” 53703, 11am to 2pm Lunch Hour, for 7-7:30 pm, “This Way Out: International LGBT News Magazine,” 7:30-8 more info go to Facebook, keywords: pm, 89.9 FM, Radio. “Shamrock Bar & Grille” *LGBTQ Support & Empowerment *South Madison Health & Family Group, 333 East Campus Mall, 7th Flr, Center, walk-in HIV testing/ needle 3:15pm, 262-8348, 265-5600, #2) exchange, 2202 S. Park St, 1-4pm, 246-4516. *Teen Crisis Line, (608) 251-1126 *Teens Like Us, GLBTQ Teen Groups, ages 14-18, 5-7 pm, 2516211 or 251-1126, ask for Abra for location info. *Transgender Help and Info Line, (608) 222-6210, 9am to 9pm *WOOFS, Tattoo Tuesdays 8pm, Show your ink to get $1 off your drink! Late Night Happy Hour! 1/2 Off all drinks 10pm, 114 King St

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*AIDS Network, Anonymous walk-in HIV testing/needle exchange, 2pm, 600 Williamson, 252-6540 *Co-Dependents of Sex Addicts, 6:30pm, 4329 Tokay Blvd, 255-9131. *DAIS, Group for Women Surviving Domestic Violence, 6:30pm, Call 251-4445 *Five Nightclub’s Throwback Thurs, ZUMBA in the Club, 9pm, 5 Applegate Crt, w/the Best from the 70’s to today!! Post throwback pic on Facebook & show bartender & GET 2 FOR 1’s ALL NIGHT! Zumba at 6:30, $7 drop in, FREE POOL & MOVIES, Miss MaPa HOT MESS SHOW at 10:30 followed by dancing. NO COVER!! *Four Lakes Bears, Coffee, 7:30pm, 114 State St, (608) 527-6822 *Gay Men’s Alcohol/DrugRecovery Group, Journey Mental Health, 10am, 625 W. Washington Ave, 280-2427. Call for Appt. *LAB College Night, 18+ Night, Plan B, 924 Williamson www.planbmadison.com *Lesbian/Gay AA (closed), 1609 University Ave, 8pm, (608) 222-8989 *Madison Minotaurs Practice, 5:30pm, WRC Sports Complex, 4064 Vilas Rd, Cottage Grove, WI 53527 *Public Health-Madison and Dane County, Anonymous, walk-in HIV testing/needle exchange, 2705 E. Washington 1pm, (608)246-4516. *Q-Grads Social Hour, 6pm, Union Terrace or Rathskeller, UW Union *Queer Action Alliance, 7pm, UW LGBT Campus Center, Red Gym *Rainbow Connection, (LGBT People w/mental health issues), 3:30-6pm, 600 Williamson St, OutReach, 255-8582 *Sex Addicts Anonymous, Open topic/ Step meeting, LGBT friendly, 7:00 pm@ St. John’s Lutheran Church, Main Floor, 322 E. Washington *Sexual Health Clinic, 333 East Campus Mall, Madison (608)265-5600 *Shamrock Bar & Grille: Serving Lunch, 117 W Main St, Madison WI 53703, 11am to 2pm Lunch Hour *Sotto: Soothe Your Thirst Night, Sotto, 303 N Henry St, Madison WI, 6:30pm, also ft $2.00 Margaritas, $2 Long Islands, Margaritas and Rail Mixers, DJ at 11. *South Madison Health & Family Center, walk-in HIV testing/needle exchange, 2202 S Park St,1-4pm/5-7pm, 246-4516. *Substance Use Relapse Prevention Group, All HIV+ individuals w/concerns w/ alcohol/drug use are welcome. 4-5PM. *UU Church, Lesbian Support & Discussion Group, 7pm, 4848 Turner Rd, Rockford IL, 815-636-7298. *WOOFS, $1.00 off Bomb Drinks, 8PM *Yoga in the Garden, Meet in lobby, 7:30am, cost $10-$12, Olbrich Gardens.

*AIDS Network, Anonymous walkin HIV testing & needle exchange, 2-4:30pm, 600 Williamson St, 2526540 *Cardinal Bar: Bounce, 418 E Wilson St, www.cardinalbar.com. *FIVE Nightclub’s 18+ College Night, 18 to party, 21+ to Drink! 5 Applegate Crt, www.fivenightclub. com *Madison Gay Volleyball, 6:3010:30m, Coliseum Bar, 232 Olin Avenue - Madison, WI 53713, Starts in May. www.madisongayvolleyball.com *Plan B: Local DJ Night, Plan B, 924 Williamson St, Madison, www. planbmadison.com *Public Health-Madison and Dane County, Anonymous, walk-in HIV testing and needle exchange, 2705 E. Washington Ave., 9-11 am & 12-3:30pm, 1-3pm (2202 Park St.) Spanish Speaker (608) 246-4516. *Sexual Health Clinic, 333 E Campus Mall, Madison 53715, (608) 265-5600 *Shamrock Bar & Grille: Friday Fish Fry, 117 W Main St, Madison WI 53703, 11am to 9pm, for more info go to Facebook, keywords: “Shamrock Bar & Grille” *Shamrock Bar & Grille: Karaoke Friday, 117 W Main St, Madison WI 53703, 8pm to12am, for more info go to Facebook, keywords: “Shamrock Bar & Grille” *Shamrock Bar & Grille: Serving Lunch, 117 W Main St, Madison WI 53703, 11am to 2pm Lunch Hour, for more info go to Facebook, keywords: “Shamrock Bar & Grille” *Sotto: SHOT NIGHT, Sotto, 303 N Henry St, Madison WI, www.sottomadison.com, also $2 Kamikazis, Lemon Drops, Red-Heads, Washington Apple, $3 Rail Mixers. DJ at 11. *South Madison Health & Family Center, HIV testing & needle exchange, 2202 S Park St, 1-4pm *Teen Crisis Line, (608) 251-1126 *Transgender Help and Info Line, (608) 222-6210, 9am to 9pm *WOOFS, Tail Waggin’ Shot Specials $1.00 off Shots, 8pm–Midnight. 114 King St, www.woofsmadison.com

*Four Lakes Bears @ The Market, 7am, Bears and friends meet at Michelangelo’s Coffeehouse Saturdays for a trip around the Farmer’s Market. *Frontrunners-Frontwalkers, Come join LGBT runners/walkers for 3 mile walk or a 6 mile run around Lake Wingra. Meet in the Wingra Park parking lot at 9 am and join us for coffee afterwards. (608) 469-4882. *Integrity/Dignity, Liturgy, 6 pm, St. Francis House, 1001 University Ave, 836-8886. *Out and About Madison, Looking for a place to find people to just do stuff with? You found it! Weekly Sat night dinners out are already happening in our “Not A Date Night” group. Each week a different restaurant. Contact outandaboutmadison@gmail.com, group facilitator, Michael, will get back to you! Look for us on Facebook too! Key word: “outandaboutmadison” *Plan B: Absolutely FabulousDance Party, Plan B, 924 Williamson, www.planbmadison.com *Saturdays @ FIVE Nightclub, Madison’s and the Midwest’s best DJs and guest djs spin the latest hits and remixes, Bomb Shot Specials, 10pm to 2:30am, $4 cover, 5 Applegate Crt, (608) 277-9700, www.fivenightclub. com. *Sotto: Bombs Away Night, Sotto, 303 N Henry St, Madison WI, www.sottomadison.com , also ft $4 Bomb Shots, $3 Rail Mixers, DJ at 11. *Teen Crisis Line, (608) 251-1126 *Transgender Help and Information Line, (608) 222-6210, 9am to 9p m *WOOFS, POOL 4-8PM, Sharpen your skills, practice your English. www. woofsmadison.com


APRIL 2014

OutReach LGBT Community Center presents Madison’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Community Calendar

SUNDAY

OutReach

Madison and South Central WI’s LGBT Community Center

OutReach is located at: 600 Williamson St, Ste P-1, Madison WI 53703

MONDAY WOMYN’S COMING OUT GROUP SEEKING MEMBERS A peer-led, closed group for womyn who are questioning their sexuality or dealing with the realization they are not heterosexual. The group will help people understand and deal with how that affects their everyday lives and offer support through the coming out process.

*LGBT Widowed Social Group, Ground Zero, 744 Williamson, 1:30pm, WidowedSocialGroup@gmail.com

*Pioneers, Rural SW G/L Alliance, 7-9, 1000 US HWY 14 W, Richland Center, (608) 337-4721. *Youth Fellowship of Madison Business Meeting, 7:15pm, 2125 Humanities, social for LGBT Christians. *OutReach of Rock County Meeting, 6-8pm. 1st Christian Church. 1909 Highland Ave, Janesville, www. rockcountyLGBTOutreach.org. *Womyn’s Coming Out Group, A peer-led, closed group for womyn who are questioning their sexuality or dealing with the realization they are not heterosexual. 5:30pm, Outreach, 600 Williamson St, contact (608)255-8582 *LGBT Tai Chi, Reduce stress and anxiety! Improve flexibility and balance! 1625 Northport Drive (Warner Park), 3pm. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

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*WOOF’S “GEAR” Night, 114 King St, Madison WI, 53703, www.woofsmadison.com, 9pm to Midnight, wear your sportsgear for $2

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*Survivors of Suicide, 7-9, Mental Health Center of Dane County-EMS, 625 W. Washington Ave, Madison, WI 53703

special shots and PBR Tall Boys, and $1 off all drinks and Beer, including sexy sport shows. “Have You Lost Faith in Faith?”, Discussion group on religion, spirituality and secular humanism, 1:30 – 3:30pm, Room 111, Downtown Central Library, 201 W. Mifflin St.

*Straight Spouse Network, 4-5pm, support group for men and women whose spouses or exspouses have comeout as LGBT, Friends Meeting House, 1704 Roberts Crt, Madison WI, 53711. For more info, call 608.257.0658. *PFLAG (Parents and Friends of LGBT), program & discussion, 2pm, Society of Friends Meeting House, 1704 Roberts Ct, 848-2333.

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April is UW Madison’s Out and About Month! Check out facebook.com/lgbtcampuscenter for more information!

Email Angie or Petrovnia at womynscomingout@gmail.com 608.255.8582

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*UW Gender Explorers Discussion Group, 7:30pm, Red Gym 106, This open discussion group is a space for participants who identify across the gender identity/expression and trans* spectrums. For more info, GenderExplorersUW@gmail.com *OutReach & Wilma’s Fund Conference on LGBT Homelessness, This full day conference will

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*Song Weavers, 6:30-8:30pm, Wilmar Community Center, 953 Jenifer St, $5, call (608) 663-7339 *OutReach of Rock County Meeting, 6-8pm. 1st Christian Church. 1909 Highland Ave, Janesville, www. rockcountyLGBTOutreach.org.

*LGBTQ Narratives, 7pm, 600 Williamson St, (OutReach), lgbtqnarratives@gmail.com.

*ROLLer (Retired Older Lesbians Lunch), 12pm, 608.770.3997, Elie’s, 4102 Monona Dr Madison, WI 53716 *Keep On Coming Out (KOCO), Coming out is

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*Kink & Gender Group, 5:30pm, an all-inclusive pansexual discussion group for all Kinky/BDSM/Leather transgender folks & their friends, families, loved ones, playmates, and allies for mutual support and exchange of ideas. Topics are proposed by a group member. We abide by the rules of a safe space. Contact kinkandgender@outlook.com *LGBT Tai Chi, Reduce stress and anxiety! Improve

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*Q-Cinema International LGBT Social Group, Snacks provided, OutReach (600 Williamson St), 6:30pm, www.lgbtoutreach.org

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*WOOF’S “GEAR” Night, 114 King *FTM/Gender Queer Group, Social & supSt, Madison WI, 53703, www.woofsport group for FTMs, gender queers, SOFFAs in Madison & surrounding area. 6 to 8pm, 600 madison.com, 9pm to Midnight, wear Williamson St, OutReach. sportsgear for $2 special shots and PBR Tall Boys, *Women’s Wellness, 5:30 -7:00 pm. This is a support and $1 off all drinks and Beer, including sexy sport group for women living with HIV. Call (608) 316-8625 shows. or(608) 261-1779 if you are interested in attending the “Have You Lost Faith in Faith?”, Discusgroup. 600 Williamson St, Madison WI 53703. sion group on religion, spirituality and secular *LGBT Tai Chi, Reduce stress and anxiety! Improve humanism, 1:30 – 3:30pm, Room 111, Downflexibility and balance! 1625 Northport Drive (Warner town Central Library, 201 W. Mifflin St. Park), 3pm. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

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*Mickey’s Tavern presents Cheers *Poly Out, 7pm, 600 Williamson St, Madiwith Queers, Community Happy Hour, 4pm to 7pm. son, WI (OutReach), l.griesel@yahoo.com *Gay and Gray- Senior Discussion Group, Madi- *FRIDAY HAPPY HOUR KARAOKE@Plan B, 924 son Senior Center, 330 W Mifflin St, 1pm. Williamson St, First Friday of every month, $1 off all *UW Gender Explorers Discussion Group, drinks $5 martini, www.planbmadison.com. 7:30pm, Red Gym 106, This open discussion group is a space for participants who identify across the *WI Film Festival, April 3rd through the 10th gender identity/expression and trans* spectrums. various films will be shown, including films that For more info, GenderExplorersUW@gmail.com may be of special interest to the LGBT communi*Exploring Gender, Diversity, and Social ty. For more information, visit wifilmfest.com. Justice, Join us to hear Rev. Malcolm Himschoot speak

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*Frontiers Film Circle, 7pm, for more info: www.frontiersmadison.org *Latinos con Pensamiento Positivo, Grupo de apoyo social para Latinos. Se reunirá el segundo Sábado de cada mes a las 5 PM te esperamos. Si deseas participar por favor comunícate con Owen Karcher (608) 316-8613. *Women 4 Women, 3pm to 5pm, 600 Williamson St, Madison, WI 53703 (OutReach, Suite P-1), Email Lalita for more info! w4wmadison@gmail.com! *Bear Night, FIVE Nightclub, 5 Applegate Crt, Madison 53713, www. fivenightclub.com, 9pm-Close, with DJ Leo in the“Bear Den”, Smoking Patio, Movies, Bear feed at Midnight, drink specials for those with no shirts. *Stage Q’s “5 Lesbians Eating Quiche” March 28th-April 12th, the Bartell Theater in Madison. 113 East Mifflin St, Madison, WI 53703, various times. Go to http://stageq.com for more info. You can purchase tickets by visiting https://itkt.choicecrm.net/ templates/BRTL/?prod=5LesbiansEatingaQuiche2014

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*Urban Expressions Support System, 6-8 PM@AIDS Network. or info: (608) 316-8622. *Grrl Flicks, For any woman (Lesbian, Bi, Trans, or Straight allies) who is interested in seeing lesbian films of all varieties. 7:00pm. OutReach, 600 Williamson St, Madison.

*Gay Video Club, http://www.mgvc.org, (608) 244 8690 (evenings), 8pm *Madison Transgender Social/Support Group, 3-5pm, OutReach, 600 Williamson, 2558582. *REAL QUEER dance party, Inferno, 1718 Commercial Ave, 9pm, www.clubinferno.com.

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*Pozitive Light, group for HIV+ men who have sex w/men, 5:30-7:30 pm, call (608) 316-8623,mail pozitivelite@yahoo.com. *Madison Transgender Social/Support Group, 7pm, OutReach, 600 Williamson St, Madison 53703 *Madison Crossdressers Group, 6:30pm, OutReach, 600 Williamson St, contact 255-8582; The Crossdressers is SEPARATE from trans group. *Partners of People Who Are Transgender This group is a source of support and connection for partners or spouses of people who have a partner or spouse who is transgender. 7:00pm. OutReach, 600 Williamson St, Madison. partnersoftransgenderpeople@yahoo.com

*Hot Buttered Fun @WOOF’S, 114 King St, Madison. www.woofsmadison.com.

*Goddess Women’s Book Group, 7pm, 4322 Buckeye Rd, Madison *Alianza Latina, OutReach, 600 Williamson St, Madison 53703, 7pm, group for Latino people from 7th-12th grade to adults that are questioning, need help or need info about their sexuality. For more info: Baltazar at baltazarveracourt@yahoo.com or thr group email, alianzalatina@gmail.com. *Exploring Scripture around Gender Diversity and Social Justice (Part of Out and About Month), led by Chris Jones, PhD Hebrew Bible

*Gay and Gray- Senior Discussion Group, Madison Senior Center, 330 W Mifflin St, 1pm. *4th Annual Wilma’s Fund Spring Fund*#Redefining Realness: an Evening with Janet Mock (Part of Out and About Month), raising Show, Join Willma, Bianca Lynn Breeze, After publicly proclaiming her identity as a trans woman in a 2011 profile in Marie Claire magazine, KeeKee Lexington LaTwa, Tattyana Banxs, Cass Marie Domino, Symphony Alexander-Love, Miss Janet focused her efforts on speaking about the struggles, triumphs and portrayals of girls and Mapa and The Contessa Pirahna to raise money to women like herself. In 2012, she launched #GirlsLikeUs, a movement that encourages trans women help homeless LGBT people! 9pm.Five Nighclub, 5 Applegate Crt, Madison WI 53713 to live visibly. She currently writes and speaks about her experience of living at the intersections of identities.Talk begins at 7:00pm at Union South in Varsity Hall 3.

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*LGBTQ Support & Empowerment Group, 333 East Campus Mall, 7th Flr, 3:15pm, 262-8348, 265-5600, #2)

*LGBTQ Support & Empowerment *Stable Grounds, 7pm, OutReach (600 Group, 333 East Campus Mall, 7th Flr, Williamson St). An 18+ peer-led group for 3:15pm, 262-8348, 265-5600, #2) people who are LGBTQ and homeless. The group meets the fourth Tuesdays of the *Q-Cinema International LGBT Social Group, month at 7pm at OutReach.Email Larissa or Snacks provided, OutReach (600 Williamson St), 6:30pm, Kasey at stablegroundsoutreach@gmail.com www.lgbtoutreach.org for more info. *Queerspeak, 7:30pm, Dutch’s Auto Service, 202 Regas Rd, Madison, WI 53714. Contact queerspeakmadison@gmail.com for more information.

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*LGBTQ Support & Empowerment Group, 333 East Campus Mall, 7th Flr, 3:15pm, 262-8348, 265-5600, #2)

*Dodge County Gay/Bi Men’s Social Group, 7pm contact lee53050@yahoo.com *FIVE DIVERSITY Night, 8pm, 5 Applegate *Gay Video Club, 8pm, http://www.mgvc.org , 608-2448690 (evenings). Call for location. *Madison Transgender Social/Support Group, 3-5 pm OutReach, 600 Williamson St, 255-8582 *The Paths We Walk, This is a peer-led, safe, and positive group looking at the history of Paganism and its practices. 1:00-3:00pm, 600 Williamson St, 255-8582.

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*Pozitive Light, group for HIV+ men who have sex w/men, 5:30-7:30 pm, call (608) 316-8623,mail pozitivelite@yahoo.com. *Madison Transgender Social/Support Group, 7pm, OutReach, 600 Williamson St, Madison 53703 *Madison Crossdressers Group, 6:30pm, OutReach, 600 Williamson St, contact 255-8582; The Crossdressers is SEPARATE from trans group. *Safe Schools, Safe Communities: State Conference on LGBT Youth, Bringing together adults who work with youth and your leaders who are interested in the safety and well-being of LGBT youth. 8:30am-4:15pm, UW Parkside Student Center, Kenosha Wi

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from UW-Madison, and Visiting Assistant Professor of Religion and Philosophy at Beloit College. 7:30-9:00 pm at the Crossing.

flexibility and balance! 1625 Northport Drive (Warner Park), 3pm. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

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*Friends to Be With (for LGBTQ folks w/Developmental or Physical Disabilities), 7:30pm, OutReach, 600 Williamson St, 255-8582. Wheelchair accessible. email Court at friendstobewith@gmail.com. *Common Ground, A social and support group for African-American HIV+ women and men. Meeting are the first Wed of the month at the Rodney Scheel House, 2815 Hauk St (5:15 PM - 6:15 PM), (608) 316-8609. *LGBT Folk Singers Group, 1pm, 600 Williamson St (OutReach), Suite P-1, suticilef@gmail.com on Gender Diversity and Social Justice within faith com*LGBTQ Support & Empowerment Group, 333 munities, using his own perspective and experiences. East Campus Mall, 7th Flr, 3:15pm, 262-8348, 265-5600, 7:00-8:30 pm. #2)

explore the special challenges that LGBT homeless people face, and work toward solutions to those challenges. Continental breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack will be provided. Cost for the conference: $15, $5 limited income, scholarships will be available. 9am to 4pm. First United Methodist Church, 203 Wisconsin Ave, Madison, Wisconsin 53703.

a journey, not a destination! Red Gym, 6:00pm. Contact uwkoco@gmail.com. *Fluid Sexualities, This is an open discussion group intended for those who are bisexual, pansexual, fluid or similarly-identified. 6:00pm, Red Gym. Email: fluidsexualitiesUW@gmail.com

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The group will meet the first Monday of the month starting April 7th, 2014.

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*Out on Wall Street: Working for LGBTQ Equity, Join us as Greg shares his experiences making positive change for LGBTQ employees in the financial sector! 12:15-1:30pm, Wisconsin School of Business: Executive Dining Room. *Rainbow Connections, A support group for LGBTQ People who have dealt or are dealing with mental health challenges. The group meets the second and fourth Thursday of the month from 3:30pm-6:00pm at OutReach.600 Williamson St, Madison. Email lgbtrainbowconnections@gmail. com for more information.

MEN’S COMING OUT GROUP SEEKING MEMBERS The Men’s Coming Out Group is a peer support group for all queer and questioning men to discuss and share the experience of coming out. Contact Angie Rehling or Roger Hansen and find out when you can schedule an interview and if this group meets your needs angier@lgbtoutreach.org rogerbadger@msn.com 608.255.8582

OutReach Pride Parade

Sunday, August 10th, 2014, 1pm to 5pm Wisconsin State Capitol, 2 East Main Street, Madison, Wisconsin 53703 OutReach is hosting the Pride Parade in Madison WI this year. Parade Route TBA. A rally and entertainment will follow. For inquires on the event, please contact us at info@lgbtoutreach.org or call 608.255.8582

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The OutReach Calendar is produced by OutReach Inc, Madison & SC WI’s LGBT Community Center. It is produced monthly & distributed FREE throughout Dane Cty, primarily in the City of Madison, to businesses and institutions that are LGBT friendly or owned and operated. Design, Layout, Copy by Brian Ponce. Editorial duties by Steve Starkey, Angie Rehling, & Brian Ponce. Distribution by various board members, volunteers, and staff.


April 2014 Calendar & Guide