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Callen has been featured in many newspapers and magazines, as well as on television and radio. Many of the older articles and interviews are no longer online, but quite a few still are. Follow the links below to read, listen, or view some of those interviews and appearances.


With a copy of Invisible Boy

Television
5/30/17--Interviewed on a segment on sexual assault by Leigh Mills on NBC 15. To view it follow this link: Canopy Center Provides Services to Victims of Abuse
2/10/16--Interview on Empty Playground: A Survivor's Story by John Quinlan on Forward Forum. To view it follow this link: Callen Harty Shines Light on Moving Through and Beyond the Experience of Childhood Sexual Abuse

Radio
12/18/15--Interview by Judith Siers-Poisson for Central Time on Wisconsin Public Radio to discuss the release of Empty Playground: A Survivor's Story. To listen follow this link: Surviving Childhood Sexual Abuse
5/26/14--Interview on Proud Theater for WORT's A Public Affair. To listen follow this link: Memorial Day Special: Proud Theater
4/14/14--One of two guests for an interview on arts activism by John Quinlan on A Public Affair on WORT. To listen follow this link: Activism and the Arts
3/18/14--Interview by Judith Siers-Poisson on the Larry Meiller Show on Wisconsin Public Radio to discuss the release of My Queer Life. To listen follow this link: My Queer Life
6/17/13--Interview by John Quinlan on A Public Affair on WORT. To listen follow this link: Humanitarian Figures in Madison
9/24/12--Interview by John Quinlan on Callen's play One Man/One Woman for A Public Affair. To listen follow this link: Marriage Equality at Broom Street Theater

Newspaper
8/22/16--Article on Proud Theater by Abbey White for the USA Today Wisconsin network. To read it follow this link: Community Theater Gives Voice to LGBT Youth
6/12/16--Short article in the Capital Times on a candlelight vigil organized by Callen for the victims of the Pulse Nightclub massacre. To read it follow this link: Candlelight Vigil Planned Sunday Night to Honor Orland Shooting Victims
1/21/16--Article on Empty Playground: A Survivor's Story by Bill Lueders of the Isthmus. To read it follow this link: I Refuse to Be a Victim
11/30/14--Wisconsin State Journal article for Proud Theater's 15th anniversary. To read it follow this link: A Theater Group for 'Queer' Youth Builds a Legacy on Making Unique Art, Saving Lives
5/30/14--Question and answer interview with Michael Muckian for the Wisconsin Gazette. To read it follow this link: Callen Harty Hopes His 'Queer Life' Will Help Heal Others Facing Same Challenges
3/13/14--A question and answer session with Jeanne Kolker of the Wisconsin State Journal. To read it follow this link: Q & A: Callen Harty Speaking Out
1/14/14--Article on My Queer Life by David Dahmer in Madison Times. To read it follow this link: Callen Harty's "A Queer Life"
9/23/10--Article on Invisible Boy by Lindsay Christians for the Capital Times. To read it follow this link: Broom Street Takes on Painful Topic of Abuse
7/1/10--Isthmus article by David Sedaris on Callen's resignation as Artistic Director of Broom Street Theater. To read it follow this link: Scene Change at Broom Street Theater
9/24/09--Article by Lindsay Christians of the Capital Times on Broom Street Theater's 40th anniversary. To read it follow this link: Broom with a View: Four Decades of Broom Street Theater

Magazine
9/20/13--Short piece by Aaron Conklin about Callen's play Triggered in Madison Magazine. To read it follow this link: Three Surprising Things: Broom Street Theater's 'Triggered'
10/13/10--Long interview by Mike Fitzpatrick for Quest magazine. The link is to the entire issue. Go to page 5 for the article. To read it follow this link: Author-Director Callen Harty Reveals His "Invisible Boy"
12/15/09--Brief article by Katie Vaughn about Broom Street Theater in Madison Magazine. To read it follow this link: Thinking Ahead

Online
5/17/17--Featured in an article on Broadly for the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia on May 17. To read it follow this link: 50 Activists Fighting for LGBTQ Rights in 50 States

Selected articles by Callen
8/30/14--Open letter to the Wisconsin Attorney General on same-sex marriage for a guest column, "Citizen" in The Isthmus. To read it follow this link: An Open Letter to Wisconsin Attorney General J. B. Van Hollen on Same-Sex Marriage
6/16/14--Letter to the Wisconsin Governor on same-sex marriage for "Citizen" in The Isthmus. To read it follow this link: Tell Us Where You Stand on Same-Sex Marriage, Governor Walker
4/25/14--Callen was asked to be a guest writer for the column "Just Read It" in the Wisconsin State Journal. To read it follow this link: Just Read It
2/17/14--Open letter to Scott Walker on same-sex marriage. In The Isthmus "Citizen" column. To read it follow this link: Yes, Gov. Walker, There is 'Significant Movement' Toward marriage Equality in Wisconsin
7/24/13--Opinion piece on the Ryan Braun PED scandal. In The Isthmus. To read it follow this link: Say It Ain't So, Ryan Braun
3/20/13--Sarcastic piece that examines the Wisconsin State Capitol police crackdown on protesters. Published in The Isthmus. To read it follow this link: St. Patrick's Day Shenanigans Blatantly Break Rules at Wisconsin Capitol, Police Issue No Citations
8/30/12--An open letter to the Wisconsin Capitol police chief. Published as opinion piece in The Isthmus. To read it follow this link: An Open Letter to New Wisconsin Capitol Police Chief David Erwin
11/11/11--A reflection on the Penn State sex abuse story in the online edition of The Progressive. To read it follow this link: It's Not About Paterno. It's About the Kids
9/4/11--Editorial on Labor Day published by the Capital Times. To read it follow this link: A Plea for Labor Day
10/22/09--A piece on the National Equality March. Originally written as a blog post and the published by Wisconsin Gazette. To read it follow this link: First Person: Reflections on the National Equality March

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