Today, Republican state lawmakers proposed legislation that would bar trans athletes from competing in school sports. The bills, introduced by State Rep. Barbara Dittrich — a Republican from Oconomowoc, would prevent transgender student athletes from participating in women’s sports. Per the proposed legislation, transgender students would be allowed to participate in sports specifically designated as […]
Wed 3/25/3030 We speak with Ticia Kelsey, LGBTQ Senior Advocate at Outreach’s LGBTQ 50+ Alliance. We discuss ways seniors can stay connected, find support, and other resources during COVID-19 quarantine. Stay happy, healthy, and may your toilet paper never run out.
Today on the show, Ali and co-pilot Ananda Mirilli take an armchair journey through the LGBT communities of rural America with journalist Samantha Allen, who relates her own story as a trans woman and offers insights from her latest book, Real Queer America. Samantha Allen is a GLAAD Award-winning journalist and author of the book […]
Pride isn’t just for the summer! For today’s episode, Ali spends the hour with Steve Starkey, executive director of OutReach LGBT Community Center, and Woof’s Madison owner Dino Maniaci to talk about gay history, the evolution of LGBT rights, how the community is growing, and what it means to be an advocate year-round.
It’s Pride Month! In commemoration of the Stonewall riots fifty years ago, on June 28, 1969, we spend the hour reflecting on Wisconsin’s own gay history. Guest host Chali Pittman is joined in the studio by R. Richard “Dick” Wagner, the first openly gay member of the Dane County Board of Supervisors and author of […]
Today on the show, Ali sits down with Megin McDonell, executive director of Fair Wisconsin, to discuss the legal and political climate for the LGBTQ+ community. Along the way, they discuss the role of LGBTQ-friendly candidates in local and state elections, the rainbow wave, anti-discrimination policy and Tony Evers’s first executive order, the election of […]