LGBTQ+

LGBTQ+ keynote speakers are passionate and influential individuals who use their personal experiences, expertise, and unique perspectives to address audiences on a wide range of topics related to LGBTQ+ issues.

These speakers are champions of equality, diversity, and inclusion, advocating for the rights and acceptance of all sexual orientations and gender identities.

Their powerful and inspirational talks provide valuable insights, foster empathy, and encourage positive change in workplaces, communities, and society at large.

LGBTQ+ keynote speakers play a pivotal role in shedding light on the challenges faced by the LGBTQ+ community while also celebrating the strength and resilience of individuals who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, or any other non-binary or gender-diverse identity. Their messages inspire unity, educate on critical issues, and promote a world where everyone can live authentically and without discrimination.

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Greg R. Baird

Greg R. 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 with topics on allyship, anti-hate/bullying, community, acceptance, and discovering your legacy. Greg R. Baird has […]

  • Chicago, IL
  • Diversity
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Arlan Hamilton - Your First Million - raise startup capital

Arlan Hamilton is a remarkable entrepreneur who built a venture capital fund from the ground up, while homeless. She is the Founder and Managing Partner of Backstage Capital, a venture capital firm dedicated to minimizing funding disparities in tech by investing in high-potential founders who are people of color, women, and/or LGBT. Started in 2015, […]

  • San Francisco, CA
  • Business
  • 5 views
Colin Jackson

World record-breaking hurdler, Colin Jackson, enjoyed one of the most successful athletics careers in British history. Unbeatable on the track, Colin transitioned into punditry and presenting after retiring, becoming an equally prominent media personality, thanks to his recognisability and down to earth nature. However, despite such an impressive career, Colin suppressed the secret of his […]

  • London, UK
  • Motivational
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Dr. Vivienne Ming

Dr. Vivienne Ming explores maximizing human capacity as a theoretical neuroscientist, delusional inventor, and demented author. Over her career she’s founded 8 startups, been chief scientist at 2 others, and launched the “mad science incubator”, Socos Labs, where she explores seemingly intractable problems—from a lone child’s disability to global economic inclusion—for free. As the co-founder […]

  • Berkeley, CA
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • 7 views
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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
  • Motivational
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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 who can […]

  • Cardiff, Wales
  • Motivational
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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’s Tom Bradley International Terminal, Las Vegas at Mandalay Bay, and a second outpost in Las Vegas at […]

  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Chefs
  • 3 views
Samantha Bitty

Samantha Bitty is a sexual health and consent educator, speaker, certified Emotional Intelligence coach and social change entrepreneur. With humour, empathy and liberation as central to her work, she uses games, drag, and media to push the boundaries of propriety and facilitate entry points into challenging conversations. samantha prioritizes art, aesthetics and accessibility to teach […]

  • Toronto, ON
  • Motivational
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Layshia Clarendon

Layshia Clarendon is a guard currently playing for the Minnesota Lynx in the WNBA. They are known for being the first openly non-binary and transgender WNBA player, serving as an inspiration to many. A San Bernardino native, Clarendon attended the University of California, Berkeley, where they spent the whole four years playing for the Golden […]

  • Minneapolis, MN
  • Empowerment
  • 3 views
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
  • Diversity
  • 1 views
Farrah Khan

Farrah Khan has spent two decades raising awareness about the intersections of gender-based violence and equity through education, policy, and advocacy. She is a member of the Government of Canada’s Advisory Council on the Strategy to Prevent and Address Gender-Based Violence, former co-chair of the Ontario Government Provincial Roundtable on Violence Against Women, board member […]

  • Toronto, ON
  • Motivational
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Sam Cushing

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
  • Diversity
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caster semenya

Caster Semenya is a winner. The 29-year-old South African is the two-time women’s 800m Olympic champion, a three-time 800m world champion and a double Commonwealth Games middle distance gold medallist. To wrap those figures in further context, when Semenya won the Doha Diamond League 800m in May 2019, it was her 30th consecutive victory over […]

  • Johannesburg, SA
  • Sporting Legends
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Tim Gunn

Tim Gunn is the Emmy-winning co-host and mentor for Lifetime’s Project Runway, where he also serves as one of the show’s producers. He and co-host Heidi Klum won the 2013 Emmy Award for Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality Competition Program, nabbing the award after his first nomination. In addition to his television prowess, […]

  • New York, NY
  • Celebrities
  • 2 views
Sarah Schauer

As her fans know, Sarah Schauer keeps it real and honest 100% of the time. A self-described “Youtuber when I feel like it, Ex-Viner, and all around piece of sh*t,” The YouTube comedian uploads videos on an assortment of topics from “famous TikTokers steal my vines and I make fun of them” to “How to […]

  • Greenville, SC
  • Empowerment
  • 38 views
Hermien Elago

Hermien Elago storytelling will motivate, inspire, and inject lasting change into the culture of your organisation. She has shown herself to be a woman of drive and dedication. Ever striving, ever-changing, ever-growing. For more than seven years she has used the power of story and the vehicle that is fitness to overcome limiting beliefs through […]

  • Windhoek, Namibia
  • Motivational
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Successful fashion designer Tan France is renowned as the witty wardrobe wiz leading the charge in the fashion department on the Emmy-winning makeover hit and Netflix re-boot, Queer Eye. Ready to make America fabulous again, one makeover at a time, France showcases how the experience is so much more than just new clothes; it’s about […]

  • Salt Lake City, UT
  • Empowerment
  • 4 views
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
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Katie Sowers

Sowers has held coaching positions as the offensive assistant for the 49ers and training camp coach for the Atlanta Falcons. She started with the Kansas City Chiefs as a top athlete quarterback, then became the athletic director in Kansas City. As a female athlete and an empowered gender equality speaker, Katie Sowers has publicly taken […]

  • Santa Clara, CA
  • Empowerment
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Road Trip and National Parks expert Mikah Meyer has been named a “Social Media Warrior” by MTV, honored by Late Night with Seth Meyers, and featured by NPR, The Guardian, Upworthy, and The Today Show among thousands of media outlets globally for his Travel beyond convention. Called a “professional road tripper” by REI, Mikah Meyer […]

  • Minneapolis, MN
  • General
  • 4 views
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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
  • Empowerment
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Ivelyse Andino

Ivelyse Andino is an Afro-Latina health equity innovator born and raised in The Bronx. She is the founder and CEO of Radical Health and a Commissioner on the New York City Commission on Gender Equity. In 2015 she founded the first Latina owned Public Benefit Corp in New York State Ivelyse enjoyed a fledgling career in health […]

  • New York, NY
  • Female
  • 7 views
Michelle Visage

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
  • Empowerment
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Named one of Business Insider’s “Top 16 Power Player Execs in AD Video Streaming Space”, Damian Pelliccione (they/them/theirs) leads the finance, business development, and advertising sales / operations departments at Revry. Revry is now the world’s largest Queer TV Network, reaching over 280 million households and devices. Revry was also featured on the cover of The […]

  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Empowerment

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