Throughout history, people around the world have faced violence and discrimination because of who they love, how they present themselves, or who they are. Sexual orientation and gender identity should never lead to inequality or abuse. These artists work for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender peoples’ rights. Collectively, they seek policies that preserve everyone’s dignity. From queer influencers and YouTubers to authors and journalists, these speakers are working for more than just tolerance.
Folk/Punk icon and founder of Righteous Babe
Author of “Modern HERstory” and “Making Our Way Home”
Transgender YouTube Superstar
“The Princess Diaries” co-star and Mental Health activist
Nonbinary, genderfluid author of “How To Be You”.
Host of Tinder Live and author of “How To Be Alone”
Author, “Faking It: The Lies Women Tell About Sex – And The Truths They Reveal”
Filmmaker and Sex Expert for Parents
Author of “I Don’t Want To Die Poor” and “I Can’t Date Jesus”
Transgender Activist, Rapper, and Performance Artist
Senior Editor at Media Matters for America and Upworthy
Author, “The Opposite of Hate”
Food Historian and Author “Eight Flavors: The Untold Story of American Cuisine”
First Transgender Actor in the Marvel universe
Iranian-American comedian and host of #GoodMuslimBadMuslim podcast