Jill Nagler

Jill Nagler (they/them/theirs; ze/hir/hirs) grew up in Prairie du Sac but has lived in Madison for nearly 20 years. They are white, queer, trans, non-binary, disabled, and working class. Jill is serving their second term as president of the board of directors at OutReach where ze has brought a focus to issues of racial justice and representation in the LGBTQ+ community, including co-founding and facilitating Reading Antiracism: An OutReach Book Club. Ze is also a member of Disability Pride Madison, which has launched the Black and disabled virtual showcase that features Black disabled artists. Also a member of Groundwork, a local antiracism coalition, ze has co-founded twice-weekly discussion groups that center on antiracism work. Outside of Covid restrictions ze is a screamer/shredder in the local queer, feminist, punk band, The Hasbians, and is also guitarist in the experimental duo, dirty cops.

Jill's Latest Articles

The harm of racial fraud

The events that lead up to—and the fallout from—a UW-Madison grad student’s outing for an extensive history of falsely identifying as a person of color.

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