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Fine China

(she/her) has been a SWer advocate for several years. Through her experience, she has also branched into advocacy for safer spaces for trans women especially. Most notable is her work to create safe spaces for trans women to work in other avenues of SW.

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James Darling

(he/him) is a Bay Area based queer and trans digital artist, organizer, and porn star. He is a multiple award-winning adult performer and director with over a decade of experience in the sex industry.

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Ronica Mukerjee

(she/they) is a family nurse practitioner, acupuncturist, training to also be a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. Dr Mukerjee is passionate about racial, economic and health care justice in LGBTQIA+, refugees and migrant communities, for people with substance use disorders, and for people living with HIV.

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Sam Rypinski

(he/him) is the founder and manager of EVERYBODY,  the most radically inclusive gym in the US. He started the gym with his co-founder, Lake Sharp, in 2016. Together, they have built a community and a culture for all bodies to move, strengthen and heal. EVERYBODY was built on the core principle and mission that health and wellness should be accessible, affordable, and adaptive to all people, regardless of their gender, sexuality, size, age, ethnicity, or ability.

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Jinx McLean

(they/them) is a first-generation low socio-economic genderfluid queer Black and Latinx grad student at the University of Pittsburgh, currently in a Master’s of Education in Higher Education to work in programming that focuses on minoritized populations, specifically Queer, Trans and People of Color (QTPOC). On the side, they write a blog called “Becoming Jinx: Travels of an Ethical Slut” that decolonizes the concept of travel by immersing themselves in different cultures.

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Lauren Brannon

(she/they) is a Family Nurse Practitioner who has worked in rural health, primary care, home health, and occupational health settings. She has experience in multiple overlapping social justice movements with particular interest to equity in healthcare, reproductive justice, intersectional feminism, and queer movements. Lauren identifies as a nonbinary butch woman and uses she/they pronouns.

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Laurielle “Lo” Aviles (ASL Interpreter)

(they/he) is a QTIPOC, New York City native now living in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. Lo moved out to the West Coast in 2013 to pursue their Post-Bacc. degree in ASL/English Interpreting at Western Oregon University (2015). When not actively working, teaching or tutoring, you can find Lo dabbling in any continuing education opportunities they can get their hands on, snuggling with their dogs, playing Fortnite with their stepson or board games with their wife.

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Hercules Goss-Kuehn (ASL Interpreter)

(they/them) comes from three generations of Deaf family and professionally works as an ASL Interpreter. They also are a multi-disciplinary artist focusing on DJ'ing, movement, and performance, often staging sensual acts of remembrance and commemoration. When Hercules is not on the frontlines of Stop Line 3, you can find them cooking up a storm in their kitchen.

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MJ Jones (ASL Interpreter)

(they/them) is a Southern California native, currently resides in the Washington, D.C. area. MJ's intersectionalities include Black, first-generation Filipinx, masculine of center, sighted, and hearing. After graduating from California State University, Northridge with a B.A. in ASL-English Interpreting and a minor in Queer Studies, MJ graduated with their M.A in International Development at Gallaudet University. They currently freelance in the Washington, D.C. area.

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Leila Ibarra (ASL Interpreter)

(they/them) has been working as a sign language interpreter since 2013, with the main focus on higher education interpreting and community events. Leila moved to Oregon from Texas 4 years ago with their partner (who is also a sign language interpreter) and is loving living in the PNW. They enjoy going on hikes with their partner, one-year-old baby, and dog.

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