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Expertise Poetry, Fiction, Politics, Accessibility, Feminism, Race, Religion, LGBQT, Disability, Sexuality
Bio F.I. Goldhaber's words capture people, places, and politics with a photographer's eye and a poet's soul. As a reporter, editor, business writer, and marketing communications consultant, they produced news stories, feature articles, editorial columns, and reviews for newspapers, corporations, governments, and non-profits in five states. Now paper, electronic, and audio magazines, books, newspapers, calendars, and street signs display their poetry, fiction, and essays. More than 100 of their poems appear in sixty plus publications, including four collections. In addition to the work published under their legal name, F.I. writes erotic and transgressive fiction as well as non-fiction essays about sexuality that appear in U.S., U.K., and Canadian-based publications under pseudonyms. Their political poetry -- written from the perspective of a queer, xgender, not white, senior, disabled writer -- covers such controversial topics as gender and sexual politics, racism, classism, religious persecution, voting disenfranchisement, and health care access.
Expertise Media, Sciences, Fiction, Art, Ethics, Accessibility, Feminism, Race, Religion, LGBQT, Disability, Sexuality, Technology
Bio A kampung boy hailing from coastal Pontian, Johor, Farid is a full-time freelance character designer, illustrator and gamedev writer who happens to be an english communications degree graduate. His work consists mostly of designs and worldbuilding for tabletop RPG niches, but he also shares his experience as someone with many intersecting demographics of being disabled, autistic, queer and of faith through original stories.
Expertise Politics
Bio I graduated from Benedictine University, with a Bachelors's in Political Science. I mainly write about current events, as it relates to Congress and the presidency. I currently freelance and do social media for a non-profit political news and policy site called PVNN Inc. I also have Cerebral Palsy and use a walker to get around.
Expertise Medicine, Books
Bio i am an obstetrician and gynecologist, unable to continue clinical practice due to health reasons. i suffered from an ischemic stroke in 2004, which affected the left side of my body, particularly the left arm. Since then i have entered the field of writing, publishing and teaching. i have authored nearly 10 books in obstetrics and gynecology. i also write fiction in my free time.
Expertise Medicine, Law, Theatre, Poetry, Fiction, Disability Culture, Accessibility, Disability Rights, Americans with Disabilities Act, Food, Religion, Disability
Bio Cody Marsh lives in Northeast Texas with his wife and children. He is a fitness trainer specializing in corrective exercise for people with disabilities, and is currently conpleting premedical coursework. His works of fiction and poetry have been featured in Flash Fiction, Dreamers, and Bold+Italic magazines. His writing interests at present include eco-journalism and creative nonfiction.
Expertise Media, Pop Culture, Books, Disability Culture, Accessibility, Feminism, LGBQT, Disability, Relationships, Sexuality, Lifestyle
Bio Aly is an NCTJ-trained journalist with 15 years experience working in the media, including national magazines, trade magazines, websites and local press. They run Spooniehacker, an online indie magazine by and for chronically ill and disabled people. They have written for The Guardian, Men's Health, Maxim, Scarlet, Cosmopolitan and Liability Magazine.
Expertise Media, Sciences, Books, Film, Television, Fiction, Art, Politics, Military, Sports, Disability Culture, Accessibility, Disability Rights, Criticism, Feminism, LGBQT, Disability, Sexuality, Technology
Bio Amy Gaeta is a Ph.D. candidate in the Literary Studies and Visual Cultures (doctoral minor) programs at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her work focuses on human-technology relations within the context of mass surveillance, war, and everyday life in the contemporary U.S. Amy’s dissertation, “Drone Life,” arranges aspects of Disability Studies, Visual Culture Studies, and Feminist Technoscience studies. Beyond academic work, she devotes her time to disability activism, especially for invisible disabilities and neurodivergency. She has published on eating disorders, feminist pedagogy, emotional labor, crip futures, and sports & politics.
Expertise Media, Pop Culture, Books, Television, Poetry, Art, Politics, Philosophy, Sports, Disability Culture, History, Criticism, Feminism, LGBQT, Disability, Relationships, Sexuality, Travel
Bio Lilian McCarthy is a budding writer, artist, and cultural commentator offering insights from the perspective of a feminist queer millennial. Her primary areas of focus are LGBTQ lived experiences and their representation in media. Lilian is a student at Smith College in Northampton, MA where she is studying Comparative Literature. She devotes her free time to reproductive justice advocacy and fabric arts.
Expertise Poetry, Education, Relationships
Bio Kimberly Michelle Scott is from Montgomery, AL. She is a graduate of Liberty University where she attained her M. Ed. She is an emerging author with an original voice and a fresh perspective. From Now until Infinity: A Reflection into Womanhood is her first poetry collection released in 2006. Since then her follow-up book, From Infinity until Beyond: A Journey into Life, was published in 2010. Her poetry was previously published in The Penman Review. In 2017 she was honored as a Moe’s Hero for her memoir, From Victim to Victor. This memoir also appears in Amazon bestseller, HerStory, and is featured in May 2017 edition of Guidepost Magazine. As a previous freelance author, Kimberly’s articles can be found on various websites, including The Guardian. Her latest piece, Infiniteness, is a part of her long-standing list of poetry found in the three-book compilation, The Infinity Collection.
Expertise Media, Pop Culture, Disability Culture, Accessibility, Education, Feminism, LGBQT, Disability, Relationships, Sexuality, Lifestyle
Bio Bio: Jamie J. LeClaire (they/them) is a sex educator, freelance writer, and consultant. Their work centers sexual health and wellness, queer and trans identity, mental health, body politics, cannabis, chronic illness, and relationship diversity. You can find them on Twitter and Instagram at @jamiejleclaire and view their full portfolio at their website.