LGBTQ Speakers

LGBTQ speakers are individuals who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, or any other non-heteronormative sexual orientation or gender identity, and they use their voices to advocate for LGBTQ+ rights, inclusion, and acceptance.

These speakers often share their personal stories and experiences to raise awareness about the challenges and discrimination faced by LGBTQ+ individuals and to promote diversity and equality.

LGBTQ speakers play a crucial role in inspiring change, fostering understanding, and creating a more inclusive and accepting society for everyone, regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity. Their talks and presentations aim to educate, challenge stereotypes, and empower others to be allies and champions for LGBTQ+ rights.

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Greg Baird is an engaging speaker with heart, humor, and a passion for everyone to live their best life. His background is in higher education and has spent most of his career speaking on LGBTQ+ Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging with topics on allyship, anti-hate/bullying, community, acceptance, and discovering your legacy. Greg Baird has been […]

  • Chicago, IL
  • LGBTQ+, Civil Rights & DEI
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Lolita Taub

Lolita Taub is not your typical venture capitalist. With a mission deeply rooted in community empowerment and a career spanning 15 years within the heart of Silicon Valley, she has emerged as a pivotal figure in the startup ecosystem. As a General Partner at Ganas Ventures, Lolita channels her expertise into investing in pre-seed and […]

  • San Diego, CA
  • Latino Innovation
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Shane Feldman, a dynamic and impactful speaker renowned for delivering inspiring, customized, and actionable keynotes. With a passion for fostering thriving teams and inclusive communities, Shane offers insights and strategies that can be applied immediately in the face of the challenges posed by the digital age. In today’s fast-paced and digitally connected world, the importance […]

  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Leadership Speaker
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Alysia Reiner

Alysia Reiner is best known from her breakout performance as “Fig” for all 7 seasons of the Netflix Hit Series Orange Is The New Black – for which she took home a SAG Award; and from originating the role of Agent Sadie Deever in Ms. Marvel on Disney+ (Pan Asian Critics Choice Best Ensemble Cast). […]

  • New York, NY
  • Motivational Speaker
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Damian Pelliccione

Damian Pelliccione, recognized as one of Business Insider’s “Top 16 Power Player Execs in AD Video Streaming Space”, is a visionary leader in the ever-evolving landscape of digital media. As the driving force behind finance, business development, and advertising sales/operations at Revry, Damian embodies innovation and strategic acumen. With a commitment to diversity and inclusion, […]

  • Los Angeles, CA
  • LGBTQ Speaker
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Alex Newell is an American actor and singer. He is best known for his recurring role as Wade “Unique” Adams on Fox’s musical comedy-drama Glee, and as being a first season runner-up on Oxygen’s The Glee Project. Newell was born in Lynn, Massachusetts. His father died of cancer when he was six years old, at which point […]

  • Los Angeles, CA
  • LGBTQ Speaker
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Vivienne Ming

Dr. Vivienne Ming stands at the intersection of science, technology, and human potential. As a theoretical neuroscientist, delusional inventor, and demented author, she has dedicated her career to exploring how cutting-edge advancements can unlock and maximize human capacity. With a reputation for being one of the most innovative and thought-provoking speakers of our time, Dr. […]

  • Berkeley, CA
  • Mad Scientist
  • 19 Views
Rebecca Walker

Rebecca Walker, a prominent figure in the literary world, a dedicated advocate for diversity, and a respected voice in the LGBTQ community. With a compelling blend of personal experience, intellectual insight, and a commitment to social change, Rebecca Walker captivates audiences worldwide as both an author and a keynote speaker. About Rebecca Walker: Rebecca Walker […]

  • New York, NY
  • Diversity Speaker
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Alistair Appleton

Alistair Appleton has been a British media favourite for over two decades. Having fronted some of the BBC’s most popular daytime and primetime series, Alistair is an instantly recognisable face in the industry. A trained psychotherapist and meditation instructor, Alistair is known for his promotion of mental wellbeing through mindfulness. Having been openly gay throughout […]

  • Brighton, UK
  • Pride Diversity
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Michelle Visage has forged a successful career as a singer, television host and media personality. Currently featuring as a judge on RuPaul’s Drag Race, Michelle is a passionate LGBT+ ally and promotes the inclusion of all. Now regularly booked as an LGBT speaker, Michelle Visage increases awareness and acceptance of the community, fighting for LGBT+ […]

  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Pride Speaker
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Susan Feniger

Susan Feniger is a celebrated chef, author, and entrepreneur. Her professional collaboration with Mary Sue Milliken (CITY, Ciudad, Too Hot Tamales) has led to the groundbreaking Border Grill empire, with locations in Santa Monica, Downtown LA, LAX Airport Tom Bradley International Terminal, Las Vegas at Mandalay Bay, and a second outpost in Las Vegas at […]

  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Culinary Chef
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Mohsin Zaidi

Mohsin Zaidi is an award-winning author, commentator and qualified lawyer. His memoir, A Dutiful Boy (Penguin, 2020) won the Polari Prize, the Lambda Literary Award and was named Guardian, GQ and New Statesman Book of the Year; providing a personal insight into issues of diversity and inclusion, mental health and justice. The Guardian describes it is ‘a profound meditation on the power of […]

  • New York, NY
  • Diversity Speaker
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Arlan Hamilton is a trailblazing entrepreneur who defies the odds and inspires countless individuals with her remarkable journey. Rising from homelessness to becoming a prominent figure in the venture capital industry, she is the epitome of resilience, determination, and unwavering belief in her vision. As the Founder and Managing Partner of Backstage Capital, Arlan has […]

  • San Francisco, CA
  • Inspiring Innovation
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nigel owens

Nigel Owens is a professional rugby union referee who made history by coming out as gay in 2007. One of the most recognisable figures in the game, Nigel is the world’s first openly gay referee and has overseen some of the sport’s biggest matches. Away from the pitch, he has become an established LGBT speaker […]

  • Cardiff, Wales
  • International Rugby Referee
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Bradley Schurman

Bradley Schurman is Founder and CEO of The Super Age – a global strategic research and advisory firm helping public and private organizations understand the challenges and harness the opportunities of demographic change, with a focus on population aging. The Super Age is a global strategic foresight and inclusive design firm that helps organizations develop […]

  • Washington, DC
  • Future of Work
  • 14 Views
Stephanie Battaglino

As the founder and owner of Follow Your Heart, LLC., Stephanie is an internationally recognized speaker, workshop presenter, trainer, author, coach, and workplace diversity, equity, and inclusion consultant. A major voice in the LGBTQ+ workplace equality movement with emphasis on transgender and non-binary individuals, Stephanie casts a bright light on all of the pertinent Diversity, Equity, […]

  • Palm Desert, CA
  • Inclusivity Speaker
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Ben Cohen

One of the heroes of England’s 2003 Rugby World Cup squad, Ben Cohen helped the nation to a historic first-ever win in the tournament. He played a key role in the momentous victory over Australia in the final, and off-the-pitch he’s also made an impact. In 2011, he set up the Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation, […]

  • London, UK
  • Pride Speaker
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Brea Baker

Brea Baker is an activist and writer working to build a world where joy, safety, and community are accessible to all Black people. She has a B.A. in Political Science from Yale University where she held internships with the U.S. Department of State in Botswana, Public Defender Service D.C., Co-Director of AIDS Walk New Haven, […]

  • New York, NY
  • Social Justice
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Sarah Schauer is a force of unfiltered humor and raw authenticity in the world of comedy. With a straightforward demeanor and a penchant for calling it like she sees it, Sarah has carved out a unique niche for herself in the digital realm as a self-proclaimed “Youtuber when I feel like it, Ex-Viner, and all […]

  • Greenville, SC
  • Social Influencer
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Butterscotch Clinton

Butterscotch Clinton, the vocal percussionist virtuosa, uses her powerful voice to defy gender and music social constructs. She began her career in the underground male-dominated beatbox battle scene, where she was crowned the world’s first female beatbox champion. Soon thereafter, a breakthrough performance on America’s Got Talent lead her to place third on the hit […]

  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Empowerment Speaker
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Bobby Berk

Stylish and sophisticated interior designer, Bobby Berk has carved an award-winning career from his passion for refining space. The diversity advocate has not only made an impression on the industry through his entrepreneurial ventures but shot to international acclaim when he joined the cast of Netflix’s Queer Eye. Determined to use his prominence to raise […]

  • Los Angeles, CA
  • LGBTQ Speaker
  • 17 Views
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Sam Cushing is an adventurer, businessman, fitness & mental health fanatic, and pianist. After two unfulfilling years as a consultant in Manhattan, Sam made a life change, choosing to shed the expectations society had projected onto him and pursue the goals on his bucket list. Packing only a suitcase, some workout gear, his music, and […]

  • Chicago, IL
  • Pride Speaker
  • 10 Views
Wade Davis

Former NFL Player Wade Davis is a thought leader, public speaker, and writer on gender, race, and orientation equality. Wade is currently the Vice President of Inclusion Strategy for Product at Netflix and has consulted for companies including Google, Procter & Gamble, Viacom, and others to co-create transformative solutions to build inclusive corporate cultures. Additionally, […]

  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Former NFL Player
  • 16 Views
Fredrik Eklund

As one of the most dynamic and successful figures in the world of real estate, Fredrik Eklund embodies the essence of sales excellence and entrepreneurial prowess. Renowned as the number one broker, star of “Million Dollar Listing,” and bestselling author of “The Sell,” Fredrik Eklund has consistently set the bar high in the realms of […]

  • New York, NY
  • Sales Speaker

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