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Keynote Speakers

2019 Keynote Speakers

 

Carmen Carrera (RuPaul’s Drag Race)

Garrard Conley (Author of Boy Erased)

Dr. Eliza Byard (Executive Director of GLSEN)

 

Past keynote speakers have included:

Jonathan Van Ness (Netflix’s Queer Eye)

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)

Miss Coco Peru (Comedian/Monologist)

Blake Skjellerup (Olympian)

Darren Young (WWE Superstar)

Former Prime Minister of Iceland Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir