from training.npr.org: https://training.npr.org/sources/april-carrillo/
April Carrillo is an assistant professor of criminal justice at the University of South Dakota. Her research centers on the treatment of LGBTQ+ folks in the criminal legal system, with a focus on transgender people.
Lourdes Dolores Follins is a Black, queer psychotherapist, author, and public speaker on the mental health and well-being of queer, trans and intersex people of color. She has been a social worker for nearly 30 years, and was a professor at the City University of New York and a mental health researcher.
Arjee Restar is a social epidemiologist and health equity advocate, and a professor of epidemiology at the University of Washington. Her research examines the behavior, social and structural determinants of health, particularly in transgender and nonbinary communities.
Jules Gill-Peterson is an associate professor at Johns Hopkins University, where she teaches transgender history, culture and politics. She is a historian who writes about the history of sexuality, focusing on racial histories of sex, gender, and trans existence in both institutional and conversational science and medicine.
Tonia Poteat is an associate professor of social medicine, core faculty in the Center for Health Equity Research and a clinical provider certified in HIV medicine and gender-affirming medical care.
AC Dumlao is a queer/bi+ transgender non-binary activist and educator who focuses on centering and uplifting underrepresented communities. Dumlao is the chief of staff at Athlete Ally, an organization that educates athletic communities on supporting LGBTQ athletes.
Imara Jones is the creator of TransLash Media, a cross-platform journalism, personal storytelling and narrative project that aims to shift the current culture of hostility toward transgender people in the