Introducing Milly, the star of our third and final Free to Be story, a series exploring the experiences of three young people in relation to living, working and hanging out in Melbourne. Milly is a participant in our Youth Activist Series (YAS!) and was one of the young people who took decision makers on a guided tour of Melbourne recently as part of our International Day of the Girl activities. Mill is the new Head of Trans and Gender Diverse outreach at Minus18 - congrats! We headed out to some live music venues with Mill and were lucky enough to hear Mill play ourselves - what a treat!
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My name is Milly. I am a non-binary feminist - non-binary meaning I identify outside of conventional gender binaries, male and female.
My friends would describe me as very over-zealous, opinionated and I think that they would say that I am an absolute goof, but definitely very loving and supportive.
I am 24 years old, born and bred in Melbourne. I grew up on the northside in Northcote and was very engaged in arts community stuff from a very young age.
I am a blues guitarist. I have been playing since I was little — since I was nine actually! — so my first love is definitely music. I play in a few different bands, I’m about to record my first album, it’s all really exciting.