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Karamo Brown      

Television Host & Culture Expert on Netflix's "Queer Eye"

Karamo Brown is the culture expert on Netflix's "Queer Eye" reboot. He started his career in television by appearing on the reality show "The Real World: Philadelphia" in 2004. By appearing on "The Real World," Brown became the first openly-gay African-American man to appear on reality TV.

In March 2019, Brown published his memoir, "Karamo: My Story of Embracing Purpose, Healing, and Hope."

Brown is also an activist, having co-founded 6in10.org, an organization that works to combat the stigma surrounding HIV and provide HIV education to the black LGBTQ community. Brown also volunteers at the Los Angeles LGBT Center as a youth counselor. He has also been a health and wellness ambassador for the Center for Disease Control (CDC).

Brown attended high school at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, which was the site of a 2018 school shooting. That shooting launched the Never Again MSD movement, which advocated for new gun safety legislation. Brown became an active member of that movement.

A graduate of Florida A&M University, Brown worked as a licensed social worker and psychotherapist for over a decade before transitioning into media.

He appeared in season 28 of Dancing with the Stars.

Speech Topics

Success Through Identity

Karamo discusses how to strategically utilize the strengths of your different identities in order to achieve success – in any area of your life.

Post-Traumatic Stress Symptoms

A counselor and psychotherapist, Brown speaks of recognizing your own unique PTSS, the traumas they stem from, and how to confront and grow from difficult experiences.

Creating Awareness

As a co-founder and activist of numerous organizations, Karamo Brown knows how to raise awareness about causes close to his heart, and how to organize other, like-minded individuals to do the same. In this inspiring speech, Brown speaks on the importance of giving back, the power we all have to do so, and the specific steps we can all take to organize, raise awareness, and bring about change.


‘Queer Eye’ Wins Structured Reality Award as Creative Arts Emmys Kicks Off with Night One (Full Winners List)

Netflix’s “Queer Eye” won its third consecutive Emmy for outstanding structured reality show, and two different “Apollo” projects won big as the Emmy Awards kicked off on Monday night with the first of five nights of Creative Arts awards.

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