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Queer/Transgender Tamil-Sri Lankan-American Performer, Writer, Comedian, Activist
  • Keynote speaker and performer focused on social justice, queer/trans issues, immigration, family, and art
  • Work includes stand-up comedy, solo theater, plays, films and music production, poetry, and spoken word
  • Focus of the award-winning documentary on his life and work, Performing Girl
Transqueer Latinx Activist Scholar
  • Presentations explore the Intersections of Queer Justice & Anti-Racism and Dismantling White Supremacy, among other topics
  • Author of Activist Theology, a book that bridges the gap between academia and activism, bringing the wisdom of the streets to the work of scholarship
  • Founder of the Activist Theology Project and Visiting Scholar at the Vanderbilt University Divinity School and Visiting Professor at Duke University Divinity School
  • Named One of 10 Faith Leaders to Watch in 2018 by the Center for American Progress
Accomplished Educator, Writer and Social/Cultural Critic
  • His scholarship examines Native American, Indigenous, Creole, Black, Latinx, Queer, Mixed-Race, and Comparative Critical Ethnic Studies
  • Author of nine books including Cultural Representation in Native America, Indian Blood: HIV and Colonial Trauma in San Francisco’s Two-Spirit Community and Louisiana Creoles: Cultural Recovery and Mixed Race Native American Identity
Acclaimed Filipino Scholar and Writer
  • Scholar and writer focusing on issues of immigration, race and ethnicity, and gender and sexuality
  • Author of The Latinos of Asia: How Filipino Americans Break the Rules of Race and the forthcoming book, To Be Brown and Gay in L.A.
Political Leader and Trailblazer
  • County Commissioner in Georgia, part of a new wave of young women of color entering politics nationwide
  • Openly queer, hip hop artist (Linqua Franqa), and PhD candidate in linguistics
  • Community organizer dedicated to transformative politics and civic engagement
Nationally Acclaimed Queer Poet and Speaker
  • Part of a new generation of young undocumented artists, his voice shines light on issues affecting queer immigrant youth and disenfranchised communities in the U.S.
  • The Advocate named Reyes one of "13 LGBT Latinos Changing the World"
  • Author of the poetry collection, For Colored Boys Who Speak Softly…
Award-Winning Transgender Diversity Educator, Activist and Actor
  • First openly transgender actor to play a major role on daytime television (The Bold and the Beautiful)
  • His engaging lectures, workshops, and performances explore gender identity and how to be an ally to transgender people, combining education, advocacy and entertainment
Changing the Culture of Complacency
  • Diversity, Inclusion, Sexual Harassment Prevention Trainers, Educators, and Content Creators
  • Racial Justice Education and Training
  • Sexual Health and Reproductive Justice Education and Advocacy
  • Arts-Based Approaches with experience in film, TV, radio and theater
Antirape Activist, Black Feminist Lesbian Cultural Worker, Writer
  • Editor of the leading-edge anthology, “love WITH accountability: Digging Up the Roots of Child Sexual Abuse"
  • Producer, writer, and director of the feature length documentary NO! (The Rape Documentary)
  • Her published essays are featured in several anthologies and journals in the U.S. and abroad