LGBT

James Clementi

James Clementi is the older brother of Tyler Clementi. The loss of his brother was a life altering event for James, and sent him on a path of activism and awareness for bullying, suicide prevention, and LGBT rights. Like his brother Tyler, James is gay. The core part of his message is the equality...

Jason Carney

JASON CARNEY is a poet, writer, educator and anti-hate activist from Dallas, TX. His program will speak about the culture and nature of hate that he once thrived upon, and what it took to change his life. A former skinhead, Jason Carney has overcome his own racism, homophobia, drug addiction, and...

Keith Boykin

Keith Boykin is a CNBC contributor, MSNBC commentator, BET columnist, and New York Times best-selling author. He is also the former editor of the online news site, The Daily Voice. Each of Keith’s four books has been nominated for a Lambda Literary Award, including his most recent book, For...

Staceyann Chin

Poet, actor, and performing artist Staceyann Chin is the author of the critically acclaimed memoir The Other Side of Paradise, co-writer and original performer in the Tony Award–winning Russell Simmons Def Poetry Jam on Broadway, and author of the one-woman shows Hands Afire, Unspeakable...