Caitlin Ryan

Caitlin Ryan

Dr. Caitlin Ryan is a clinical social worker who has worked on LGBT health and mental health for nearly 40 years. She received her clinical training with children and adolescents at Smith College School for Social Work. She started the Family Acceptance Project in...

Mitch Mayne

Mitch Mayne is an openly gay, active Latter-day Saint (Mormon), and recently served as the executive secretary in the bishopric (ecclesiastical leadership) of the LDS Church in San Francisco. Mitch is a national voice on Mormon LGBT issues, and a special emphasis of...

Zach Stafford

Zach Stafford is a writer who currently lives in Chicago. He has written for a broad range of outlets including The Huffington Post, Salon, Glamour Magazine,  OUT Magazine, Slate and is currently a contributing opinion writer and reporter for the Guardian. He is also...
Miss Major Griffin-Gracy

Miss Major Griffin-Gracy

Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, or simply ‘Miss Major’, is a Black transgender elder and activist who has been fighting for the rights of trans women of color for over 40 years, veteran of the Stonewall Rebellion and is currently the executive director of the San...
Alana Perino

Alana Perino

Alana Perino is an Oakland based freelance photographer, who began her photojournalism career in the Israeli-Palestinian Territories.  She contributes regularly to the Bay Area Reporter, exhibits and publishes fine art photography, assists on editorial shoots, and...
Jim Provenzano

Jim Provenzano

Jim Provenzano is the author of the 2012 Lambda Literary Award winner Every Time I Think of You, and its sequel Message of Love (a 2015 Lambda Literary Award Finalist), the novels PINS, Monkey Suits, Cyclizen, the stage adaptation of PINS, as well as numerous...