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the founder of Invisible Men, is a Transman who is an advocate exacting change that builds bridges within the LGBTQI community and creates resources and support around transmasculine folks and trans parents. He is the Community Outreach Liaison for Alpha Omega Nu Fraternity Inc, a fraternity for transmen, member of Los Angeles County Transgender Advisory Council, CHIPTS CAB Member, HIV Commissioner and a proud member & Historian of the Brown Boi Project and the Co Director of Employment Programs at Trans Can Work. He received the title of Mr. Quest 2018, a community advocacy award with APAIT.
He also holds degrees in Computer Science, Math, and Culinary Arts and is currently working towards a BA in Psychology. Luckie is a dedicated member of the community and a father raising 3 children to be open minded free thinkers and lovers of gummy bears.
is an American transgender baritone. She made history when, in March, 2018, it was announced that she would become the first female (transgender) baritone to perform a principal role on an American operatic stage. The performance on May 3, 2019, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, saw Lucas playing the starring role in Mozart’s Don Giovanni with the Tulsa Opera. The performance is the subject of the 2020 feature documentary The Sound of Identity, directed by James Kicklighter.
Lucas grew up in Sacramento, California. She studied horn and voice at California State University, Sacramento and then did graduate work at the Chicago College of Performing Arts. She moved to Germany in 2009. She decided to transition in November 2013, started taking estrogen and antiandrogens in July 2014 and underwent facial feminization surgery in September. In 2016, she had her gender reassignment surgery.
Lucia Lucas married Ariana Lucas in 2009.
is a global consultant on diversity and inclusion and is the Vice President of Programing for Trans Can Work where she works to build inclusive company cultures where gender diverse people can thrive. She has served as the Global Partnerships Manager for Grindr’s Grinder for Equality program where she promoted health, justice, and equality for the global LGBTQI community. She is the founder and former Program Manager of the LA LGBT Center’s Transgender Economic Empowerment Project (TEEP).
Juarez, was a former member of the city of West Hollywood Transgender Advisory Board, got her start as a community organizer when she was hired as the Lead HIV Outreach Health Educator at a local Los Angeles non-profit agency.
As a Latina Transgender immigrant, Juarez has witnessed firsthand the effects of unemployment discrimination, underemployment, and bigotry that many transgender and gender nonconforming people endure. In 2005, Juarez became active in the West Hollywood Transgender Taskforce, which ultimately became the West Hollywood Transgender Advisory Board and was the first government-recognized board in the nation to advise a city council on transgender issues. Her work spans various organizations including the Transgender Service Provider Network, the Transgender Law Center’s Transgender Economic Development Initiative, and Transgender Leadership Council.
In 2015, Brody got his start as a background actor in Transparent and has worked on Dr. Ken and LA s Finest. He started Improv training at Held2gether in Bixby Knolls in 2016 and is currently in a sketch writing class. Brody sings with the South Coast Chorale in Long Beach. They are in their thirtieth season and just performed ‘The Man Behind The Dream’ at the Fox Theatre in Riverside. He proudly sang with The Trans Chorus of LA from 2017-2019. Brody is employed part-time as a Performing Artist with UCLA in their Standardized Patient Program. Brody has a BA in Psychology and is enrolled at LBCC Theatre Art Program.
Blossom C. Brown
Blossom C. Brown is an actress, producer and activist. She is originally from the “Birthplace of Blues” in Greenwood, Mississippi. She got her degree in Public Health Education from Mississippi University for Women where she became the first openly black transwoman to graduate. Her story got the world’s attention when she appeared in Season 1 of Caitlyn Jenner’s docuseries “I Am Cait” and for her appearance on the Ellen Show in season 13. She currently lives in Los Angeles and works at a non-profit as a Prep Retention Navigator and is currently working on her documentary, “One Life to Blossom”.
Celia Sandyha Daniels
is an Asian Indian trans woman of color who is an entrepreneur, composer, musician, photographer and a filmmaker. She currently resides in Thousand Oaks with her family. As a transgender parent and gender non conforming activist, she volunteers for many non profit organizations, churches, institutions and LGBTQ+ resource groups in Ventura county. She grew up in a conservative middle class Christian home in South India. Growing up as a lonely closeted trans kid from South India with stigma,discrimination and gender dysphoria, she writes and speaks passionately about her struggles and challenges she faced in her family, work, school and community both in US and India. Celia brings a wonderful blend of ethnicity, culture, religion and corporate experience in her “trans-evangelism”, as she calls it. She is currently focused on building allies with local communities, business, churches and organizations that fight for Civil rights, Youth empowerment, Healthcare, Immigration, education and employment.