Since 1977, Madison has hosted an annual spring event called WisCon, a convention that aims to highlight the role of women and other marginalized groups in science fiction. It proudly calls itself the world’s first feminist science-fiction convention. The 41st annual WisCon takes place May 26–29 at the Madison Concourse Hotel. Ahead of the event, […]
“Make the movement move”. – Nahko Bear The Women’s March on Madison is on Saturday, January 21st, 2017. Before the March is a Leading Locally event. After the March, Planned Parenthood is hosting an activist event with several organizations. Today Carousel Bayrd talks with organizers Thomas Hemeleski; Josh Klemons, organizer of Leading Locally; and Angie Holecko, organizer […]
From 1990 to 1995, the San Francisco band Spitboy roared through the anarcho-punk scene, eventually touring the U.S., Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Japan. Drummer Michelle “Todd” Gonzales, vocalist Adrienne Droogas, bassist Dominique Davison, and guitarist Karin Gembus challenged male-dominated punk rock orthodoxy every chance they got, releasing albums with titles like “The Threat Sexism Impressed” […]
Tone Madison‘s Scott Gordon asks Sandi Torkildson of A Room of One’s Own about her decision to put the long-running downtown Madison bookstore up for sale, and about how culture and business have changed in Madison since the store was founded in 1975. The music in this segment is by Tippy. Subscribe to the Tone Madison/WORT-FM […]
March 6th, 2016 – Happy (early) International Women’s Day! Didn’t see the local coverage on the events? No worries! In today’s episode you will hear about: Her Turn News reporter Sande Janagold sat down with local activist Fatou Ceesay to talk about the celebration and importance of IWD Land’s End ends up in a lose/lose […]
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