As we enter a new month in a summer of change, Wednesday host Ali Muldrow reflects on the struggles and victories of June and looks forward to July with academic and activist Dr. Sami Schalk. Over the course of the hour, they talk about identity and belonging, adrienne maree brown’s concept of pleasure activism, finding […]
On Friday, June 12th, local Black Lives Matter activists joined up with queer rights groups to celebrate all Black lives, including gay and transgender Black people. They held a rally, Pride For Black Lives, at the Capitol with speakers and ended with a celebratory dance party on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. The rally […]
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’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 […]