Wisconsin transgender teen stars in new reality show, What to know about heat waves

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A child in a swimsuit and hat crawls around a shallow splash pool while his mother sits on the ledge nearby.
Brittany Caple, right, and her 3-year-old son, Abraham, cool off in the pool Monday, June 20, 2022, at Palmer Park in Janesville, Wis. Angela Major/WPR

We speak with a Madison transgender teen and his mother about appearing in the new discovery+ show “Generation Drag.” Then, we learn more about heat waves from one of the directors of the Milwaukee Health Department.

Featured in this Show

  • Madison-area transgender teen featured on reality TV show 'Generation Drag'

    The five teenage drag queens featured on a new reality show include a 16-year-old transgender boy from the Madison area. We talk to him and his mother about the attention they received from appearing on “Generation Drag.”

  • The dangers of heat waves

    A city in Spain last month became the first in the world to start naming heat waves. U.S. cities are considering similar measures to raise awareness of the dangers of high heat. We talk with a Milwaukee Metropolitan Extreme Weather Task force member about how to stay cool through the summer.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joel Patenaude Producer
  • Royce Podeszwa Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Bailey Mosling Guest
  • Dana Mosling Guest
  • Nick Tomaro Guest

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