BLM leader janaya khan to address MBLGTACC attendees in Wichita
January 24, 2019
Photos: janaya khan (courtesy)
We're thrilled to announce that janaya khan will deliver a keynote at MBLGTACC 2019 next month, when the conference is held in Wichita, Kansas. They are the co-founder of Black Lives Matter Canada and have become a leading voice in the global crusade demanding social transformation, justice, and equality.
Known as future within the BLM movement, khan is a Black, queer, gender-nonconforming activist, staunch Afrofuturist, boxer, and social-justice educator. Their dedication and bold approach to social justice work has created opportunities to contribute to academic and frontline community dialogue engaging audiences on the global impacts of the Black Lives Matter movement. An accomplished lecturer and author, their writings have been featured in The Feminist Wire, The Root, Huffington Post Black Voices, and Al Jazeera.
khan currently resides in Los Angeles as the international ambassador for the Black Lives Matter Network and interim campaign director at Color Of Change. They will speak on Sunday, February 17 at 12:00 PM CT.
The final keynote speaker, as well as conference entertainment, will be announced in late January and early February. Visit mblgtacc.org/2019 to learn more. And don't miss MBLGTACC 2019—Register for the conference today.
(Note to the press: janaya khan uses they/them pronouns and doesn’t capitalize their name)
The Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Asexual College Conference (MBLGTACC), a program of the Midwest Institute for Sexuality and Gender Diversity, is America's largest and oldest continuously-running conference for queer and trans+ college students.