LGBTQAI+ Experience Speakers

As advocates for LGBTQAI+ and gender issues, these author speakers share their stories and explore the complexity of human experience in love, identity, and expression.

Jennifer Finney Boylan

Author of the bestselling memoir She's Not There, President of PEN America, and celebrated LGBTQ activist

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Andrea Bartz

Journalist and New York Times bestselling author of psychological thrillers

June Eric-Udorie

Feminist activist, Editor of Can We All Be Feminists? and DEI Programme Manager for Flexa

Prentis Hemphill

Author, political organizer, founder and director of The Embodiment Institute

Ariel Levy

Author of the New York Times-bestselling memoir The Rules Do Not Apply

Sarah McBride

Delaware State Senator, LGBTQ activist, and National Press Secretary for the Human Rights Campaign

Emi Nietfeld

Software engineer, writer, and author of Acceptance

Will Schwalbe

New York Times-bestselling author of We Should Not Be Friends

Ocean Vuong

Poet and author of On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous

C Pam Zhang

Novelist of How Much of These Hills is Gold and Land of Milk and Honey, and a National Book Foundation 2020 "5 Under 35" Honoree