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Keynote Speakers

2019 Keynote Speaker information coming soon– check back! 

Past keynote speakers of this event include Jonathan Van Ness (Queer Eye for the Straight Guy),  Judy Shepard (Mother of Matthew Shepard), Moises Kaufman (Author of The Laramie Project), Brent Hartinger (Author of Geography Club), Kevin Jennings (Founder of GLSEN), John Amaechi (NBA Star), Lt. Dan Choi (Don’t Ask Don’t Tell repeal advocate), Sarah Schulman (Playwright and Author), Jai Rodriguez (RENT & Queer Eye for the Straight Guy), His Royal Highness Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil, Leisha Hailey (Actress), Eliza Byard (Executive Director, GLSEN), Miss Coco Peru (Comedian/Monologist), Blake Skjellerup (Olympian), Darren Young (WWE Superstar), and former Prime Minister of Iceland Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir.