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Lindsay Amer
Modeling Queer Inclusion

“I hope to inspire people to start talking to kids about LGBTQ topics and to not be afraid of those conversations. It doesn’t have to be scary! Making these topics accessible to everyone helps normalize LGBTQ people.”

Poster: Lindsay Amer by Rommy Torrico
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Lindsay (they/them) is a queer activist, artist, and storyteller from New York City. They create and host Queer Kid Stuff, an LGBTQ+ educational web series for all ages. They obtained their college degree from Northwestern University in theater and gender studies and an advanced degree from Queen Mary University in London. They focus on a wide a range of LGBTQ+ justice topics and how to convey ideas in the most simple and accessible ways for anyone to understand, even young children. Their work has been recognized by HuffPost, Teen Vogue, Kidscreen, and the Webby Awards. They are also co-founder of Bluelaces Theater Company in New York, which creates multi-sensory theatrical experiences for people with autism and other developmental differences.

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