Fellowship in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Advocacy Alums


Roxanne Anderson, Interim Executive Director
Minnesota Transgender Health Coalition

Robert Espinoza, Senior Director for Public Policy and Communications
Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE)

Rebecca Farmer, Communications Director
ACLU of Northern California

Jake Finney, Project Manager
Anti-Violence Project, L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center

Verónica Bayetti Flores, Senior Policy Analyst
National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health

Jamison Green, President-Elect
World Professional Association for Transgender Health

Heron Greenesmith, Legislative Counsel
Family Equality Council

Rev. Dr. Robert Griffin, Chief Programming Minister
Sunshine Cathedral Metropolitan Community Church (MCC)

Jack Harrison, Policy Institute Manager
National Gay and Lesbian Task Force

Monica Hopkins, Executive Director
ACLU of Idaho

M. Dru Levasseur, Transgender Rights Attorney
Lambda Legal

Felipe Matos, National Field Director

Tei Okamoto, Co-Chair
Queers for Economic Justice

Christopher Peguero, Co-Chair
City of Seattle LGBT Commission

tash shatz, Trans Justice Program Manager
Basic Rights Oregon

Rev. Mykal O’Neal Slack, Founder/Lead Organizer
4Lyfe Ministries

Kara Suffredini, Executive Director

Connie Utada, State Legislative Director
National Center for Lesbian Rights

Mieke Vandersall, Executive Director
Presbyterian Welcome

Elizabeth “Liz” Welch, LGBT Organizer
ACLU of Montana


Alice y. Hom, Director of Queer Justice Fund
Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy

Andrea Jenkins, Writer/Artist
Purple Lioness Productions

Benjamin De Guzman, Co-Director of Programs
National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance

Christine Johnson, Executive Director
South Carolina Equality

Dan Torres, Program Director
California Rural Legal Assistance

Dennis Coleman, Executive Director
Equality Texas

Ed Mullen, Executive Director
Equality Ohio

Harper Jean Tobin, Policy Council
National Center for Transgender Equality

Jaan Williams, Policy Assistant
National Center for Lesbian Rights

Jacque Larrainzar, Policy and Outreach Manager
Seattle Office for Civil Rights/Seattle LGBT Commission

Jaime Grant, Executive Director
Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership at Kalamazoo College

Jason Rae, Board President
Fair Wisconsin, Inc.

Julie Davids, Director of National Advocacy and Mobilization
AIDS Foundation of Chicago

Justus Eisfeld, Co-Director
GATE – Global Action for Trans*Equality

Kellan Baker, Health Policy Analyst
Center for American Progress

Michael Keeffe, Executive Director
Transgender FORGE, Inc.

Roland Leggett Jr., Director of Field Organizing
Equality Michigan

Ross Levi, Executive Director
Empire State Pride Agenda

Shane Morgan, Founder & Chair

Trystan Reese, Senior Field Organizer
National Gay and Lesbian Task Force



Asha Leong, Board Member
COLAGE & National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance
Decatur, GA

Aubrey Harrison, Field Manager
Basic Rights Oregon
Portland, Oregon

Brandie Balken, Executive Director
Equality Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah

Chris Hartman, Director
Fairness Campaign
Louisville, Kentucky

Cristoso Apache, Director
Two Spirit Society of Denver
Denver, Colorado

David Strong, Executive Director
AIDS Housing Association of Tacoma, Board Member, Religious Coalition for Equality, Washington State
Tacoma, Washington

Gunner Scott, Executive Director
The Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition
Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts

Jeff Graham, Executive Director
Georgia Equality
Atlanta, Georgia

Jorge Cestou, Male Co-Chair
Chicago, Illinois

Katie Belanger, Executive Director
Fair Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin

Kim Abbott, Director of Organizing
Montana Human Rights Network
Helena, Montana

Kylar Broadus, Board Chair
National Black Justice Coalition
Columbia, Missouri

Mija, Board Member, Montana Two-Spirit Society & Volunteer Coordinator
Western Montana Community Center
Missoula, Montana

Monica Meyer, Public Policy Director
OutFront Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Priscilla Hale, Co-Director
Austin, Texas

Rei Joo, LGBTQ Homeless Youth Advocate
Outside In
Portland, Oregon

Scout, Director
National LGBT Tobacco Control Network
Boston, Massachusetts

Ted Howard, Executive Director
Florida Together
Tampa, Florida

Terry Stone, Executive Director
CenterLink: The Community of LGBT Centers
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Theresa McClellan, Faith Advocacy Coordinator
Gays In Faith Together
Grand Rapids, Michigan


Lee Badgett, Research Director
Williams Institute
Los Angeles, CA

David Brinkman, Executive Director
Desert AIDS Project
Palm Springs, CA

Jennifer Chrisler, Executive Director
Family Equality Council
Boston, MA

Cecilia Chung
San Francisco Human Rights Commission
San Francisco, CA

Masen Davis, Executive Director
Transgender Law Center
San Francisco, CA

Gael Guevara, Organizing Support Coordinator
Sylvia Rivera Law Project
New York, NY

Kris Hayashi, Executive Director
Audre Lorde Project
Brooklyn, NY

Jeff Krehely
LGBT Movement Advancement Project
Washington, DC

Peter Laarman, Executive Director
Progressive Christians Uniting
Los Angeles, CA

Roberto Ordeñana, Director of Community Programs
SF LGBT Community Center
San Francisco, CA

Jesus Ortega
Austin, TX

Jenni Peskin, Executive Director
Human Dignity Coalition
Bend, OR

Earl Plante, Executive Director
One Voice PAC
San Leandro, CA

Harlan Pruden, Council Member
NorthEast Two Spirit Society
New York, NY

Francine Ramsey, Executive Director
Zuna Institute
Sacramento, CA

Russell Roybal, Deputy Executive Director of External Relations
National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
Washington, DC

Bernard Schlager, Deputy Director and Director of National Programming
Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies in Religion and Ministry
Berkeley, CA

Nadine Smith, Executive Director
Equality Florida
St. Petersburg, FL

Beth Teper, Executive Director
San Francisco, CA

Mina Trudeau, Director
Al-Fatiha Foundation
Washington, DC


Kimberly Aceves, Co-Executive Director
RYSE Youth Center
Oakland, CA

Brett Andrews, Executive Director
Positive Resource Center
San Francisco, CA

Lynne Bowman, Executive Director
Equality Ohio Education Fund
Columbus, OH

Matt Foreman, Program Officer
Evelyn & Walter Haas, Jr. Fund
New York, NY

Jon Hoadley, Executive Director
National Stonewall Democrats
Washington, DC

Zander Keig
San Diego, CA

Trish Kerle, Director of Communications and Diversity Programs
American Society of Association Executives
Takoma Park, MD

Sean Kosofsky, Executive Director
NARAL Pro Choice North Carolina
Raleigh, NC

Jody Marksamer, Youth Project Director & Staff Attorney
National Center for Lesbian Rights
San Francisco, CA

Tim McFeeley
Isaacson, Miller
Washington, DC

Pamela McMichael, Executive Director
Highlander Research and Education Center
New Market, TN

Ian Palmquist, Executive Director
Equality North Carolina
Raleigh, NC

H. Alexander Robinson, Executive Director
National Black Justice Coalition
Washington, DC

Lee Swislow, Executive Director
Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders
Boston, MA

Sandra Telep
Philadelphia, PA

Rachel Tiven, Executive Director
Immigration Equality
New York, NY

Cuc Vu, Chief Diversity Officer
Human Rights Campaign
Washington, DC

Cindy Wiesner, Political Coordinator
Grassroots Global Justice Alliance
Miami, FL

Andy Wong, Founder
API Equality
San Francisco, CA