Artists and Speakers

Friday Performance with J Mase III

"It is My Duty to Spit" 

J Mase III is a black/trans/queer poet. A blogger for the Huffington Post, he is author of “If I Should Die Under the Knife, Tell My Kidney I Was the Fiercest Poet Around” as well as “And Then I Got Fired: One Transqueer’s Reflections on Grief, Unemployment and Inappropriate Jokes About Death." As an educator, J Mase has worked with thousands of community members in the U.S., the U.K., and Canada on the needs of LGBTQIA youth and adults in spaces such as K-12 schools, universities, faith communities, and restricted care facilities, among others.



Saturday Co-Keynotes Olympia Perez and Sasha Alexander

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