WORT 89.9FM Madison · Emily Mills On Bills Banning Trans Girl Athletes From Competing in K-12 Girl’s Sports On Wednesday State Republicans unanimously voted to ban transgender girls from participating in K through 12 girls’ sports. The bill would prohibit schools from allowing students to join teams that don’t correspond to their biological sex at […]
Emily Mills is a longtime Madison resident and writer. She’s a lifelong queer person and the former editor of Our Lives Magazine. Her article “Sticking it to transphobes in Tenney Park and beyond,” featured in Tone Madison this week, reveals a malicious push against Madison’s trans community with stickers including hateful content being put up […]
Journalist Emily Mills, the editor of Our Lives magazine, a musician and DJ, talks about her upcoming gig this week at Crucible for all the House Heads out there. Liz and Emily also talk about some of Emily’s reporting on Plan B and also about the upcoming roller derby season.
Today’s episode comes to you in the wake of Madison’s PRIDE parade and rally this past weekend. For this hour, guest host Emily Mills, editor of Our Lives Magazine, is in conversation with Steve Starkey, executive director of OutReach LGBT Community Center. They discuss the recent controversy around police presence at the parade, along with […]
This Sunday is Madison’s annual OutReach Pride Parade, but what should be a celebratory event has recently come under some controversy over whether Madison Police should be allowed to formally participate in the event. After last year’s parade, some members of the LGBTQ+ community and communities of color objected to the number of armed, uniformed […]
The folks running music venues in Madison have been restless all year—with venues changing hands, live music companies merging, developers breaking ground with guitar shovels, and even small venues going through changes. What does it all mean, and will any of this add up to big long-term changes that will impact Madison audiences and performers? Maybe not, but it’s worth […]