Jess (She/They) is a student at UNCG who is majoring in Human Rights and Women's and Gender studies. She identifies as a queer woman and plans to work with non-profit organizations geared toward helping out the LGBTQIA community while working at a professor at a university. When not studying she is discussing why astrology is real and fangirling over whatever book she just finished.
Danielle (she/her) is a young trans woman working in operations and training for an apparel company. She recently graduated from NC State and moved to Greensboro to start her career. Outside of work, she is a huge nerd with a plethora of nerdy passions ranging from dungeons and dragons to reading and everything in between. She's always down for a conversation and has her best days when surrounded by others.
Eugene is in his final semester at UNCG where he is majoring in Spanish and Anthropology. Eugene is looking forward to continuing his education and pursing his masters. Eugene uses he pronouns and identifies as a gay male. He is from the mountains of Western North Carolina where he’s loved all his life. He came to Greensboro 5 years ago and plans on staying for a while.
Joshua (or Josh)
Joshua (or Josh) is currently working on his undergraduate degree in Teaching Middle Grades Math and TESOL at UNCG. He loves almost any movie and still likes watching old/new cartoons. Outside of school and working he spends time with his Husband and two dogs, Roxy and Bear. He wants to travel the world and see everything he possibly can. He is over joyed by discovering new things and new people.
Ruby (She/Her) moved to Greensboro 6 years ago with her partner. Ruby identifies as queer or bisexual/pansexual. She is Transfeminine and prefers feminine gender pronouns. She is passionate about bringing awareness to the mental health struggles of the queer community and is active in Renewal, a mental health support group specifically for lgbtq+ people. Ruby used to work in finance but changed careers and is now self employed as a landscaper. Ruby loves creating things with her hands and spending time with her two young children.
Shelton is currently working on completing his undergraduate degree in Business Management at North Carolina A&T University. Shelton is a single dad to the princess that has his heart. He is a Customer and Operations Manager for a Cardiac Lab based out of San Francisco California. He enjoys spending time with his family, traveling and always looking to try something new. Shelton was raised in an Islamic home but identified at a young age as a Gay Male. Coming Out to his family he thought would be the hardest thing he would ever have to do but was quickly shown that his family loved him for being Shelton. He truly enjoys the strides the LGBTQ community has made over the years but also understands there is still work to do.
Deni (They/Them/Theirs) is a UNCG student majoring in Women & Gender Studies. They are presently an intern at YouthSAFE because they found solace in a similar organization as a teen. They use several terms to describe their gender but one of their favorites is “gender-anxious”. They enjoy Mark Duplass films, Twitter and Tierra Whack. Self described gender-theory nerd. Interested in the beneficial & harmful ways we create gender everyday and the ways those experiences are racialized. Planning to work for Americorp until they discover their next passion.
Roswell (Queer) is an undergrad senior at UNC Greensboro double majoring in Sociology and Women's and gender studies with a minor in american sign language. They have been an activist for the community for years and strives to create safe places for youth to be themselves and is very excited to meet new people. Born and raised in the deep country of NC and now living in the city, they enjoy feeding the friendly neighborhood raccoons and always has cat food in their car for any stray cat they come across. They currently live with their partner and cat Prince, likes pretty rocks and cooks a mean lasagna.
Simon is a trans-masculine leaning queer attorney licensed in New York (and would-be super hero). They enjoy various verbs ending in "ing"; their time off is spent reading, writing, researching, baking, cooking, and watching (terrible shows on Netflix).
Chris is a graduate of UNCG with a degree in Communication Studies focusing on interpersonal communication and counseling. Outside of his current job as a web consultant, he enjoys keeping up on the latest TV shows, hiking, going on road trips, and has been to fifty concerts in the last six years. He loves finding new music and making playlists for any occasion - feel free to ask him for recommendations!
Carrie's interest in queerness began at fifteen when she first wanted to have a girlfriend and didn’t have enough words to describe their own feelings or the way they fit (or didn’t fit) into the world around her. Ever since then, they've been a part of communities who work to make the world less confusing and more just for everyone. She loves riding her bike, talking about Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and making queer positive media at http://keepinitqueer.com