Wednesday, July 22, 2009

July 22 announcements

If you need a date and you are interested in helping a queer cause, you can bid on hot male and female dates tomorrow night, July 23rd. The show starts at 10 at the Mediterranean Hookah Lounge, 77 Sirloin Strip in Madison. Money made from bids in this fundraiser supports the ASANA Women’s Softball World Series, here in Madison.

On Saturday, July 25th a Room Of One’s Own Bookstore is hosting another adult spelling bee! They will be registering teams of 1-2 people up until the day of the bee. Admission is free, but they do ask that you consider giving a donation. This event will be a fundraiser for Wisconsin Capitol Pride ( You can sign up by calling 257-7888 or by emailing Sidney at the address:

Sunday, July 26th, Madison Gay Volleyball is hosting their week 8 Red Day Benefit to raise money for ACT7 riders. Enjoy a day of Volleyball and hot performances by:
Josie Lynn,
Natalia Sapphire,
Hollywood Jack and many more.
Everyone is encouraged to wear red and to tip performers, stuff the donation jars and the bartender. Proceeds are divided amongst riders registered in this amazing 4 day, 300-mile Aids Ride.

This Sunday, July 26th, you can have your car spic and span. Wisconsin Capitol Pride is featuring a ‘wet and messy’ carwash fundraiser. The carwash will be at the future site of Plan B, 924 Williamson St., from noon to 5 pm. You can get a full body rub down for your car or motorcycle and help support Wisconsin Capitol Pride.

From July 30th to August 1st, 7 queer ‘zinesters are reading from their zines in Chicago, Milwaukee and Madison. David Freid, the 29 year old Jewish queer who put forth Black Carrot in 04; Milo Miller, maker of the zine series Mutate and Gendercide; Christopher Wilde, co-founder of the Queer Zine Archive Project and four others will be reading.
On July 30th, you can find them in Chicago at the Uncle Fun Factory, 1337 W. Belmont. On July 31st they will be in Milwaukee, at Cream City Collectives, 732 E. Clark St, and finally, in Madison on August 1st, at Outreach, 600 Williamson St. All three shows will be from 7 pm to 9 pm.

The Madison Gay Hockey Association is currently accepting players for the upcoming Fall season!
The MGHA is an adult developmental ice hockey league for members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning and Allied Community. They provide opportunities to learn and teach ice hockey in a safe, supportive and fun environment. They aspire to the highest standards of sportsmanship and promote integration within the LGBTQA and wider Madison Communities. And they're a beginner-friendly league and no experience is necessary.
More details about our season and on how to sign up at

And that’s all for this week’s announcements!
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