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Kylar Broadus          

Attorney, Author & LGBTQ Rights Activist; Motivational Disability Speaker; Founder of the Trans People of Color Coalition

Kylar W. Broadus is a Black man of trans experience that has been a pioneer in the movement as an attorney, long-time activist, public speaker, author, lobbyist, and professor. Broadus is known worldwide for his as known for his work in the LGBT and Trans movements. He has worked with and continues to work with other movements including the women’s, Civil Rights, Black, disability rights movements to name a few.

Broadus has advocated for Trans/GNC/Non-binary and LGB clients in the court before legislatures and the U.S. Civil Rights Commission and the U.S. Congress for decades. He is the first transgender American to testify before the US Senate in 2012 on the Employment Discrimination Act. Broadus was just awarded the James Baldwin Award by the National Black Justice Coalition and was awarded the Spirit of Justice Award by GLAD on October 21 in Boston for this body of work. Recognized for his more than thirty plus years contribution to the movement in 2016 by GLAAD and Liberty Mutual.

He is the founder of the Trans People of Color Coalition — the only national organization dedicated to the civil rights of all transgender people of color. Broadus is on the board of the National Black Justice Coalition, where for three years he was board chair. He was awarded a Proclamation by the City Attorney’s Office of Los Angeles. He was recognized by the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office of King’s County in Brooklyn, New York in 2018 for his contributions to the legal field. He’s received the Sue J. Hyde Award for his longevity in the movement. He has been in various documentaries and media as he continues to fight for the rights of the marginalized.


Video Of Black Trans Woman Brutally Beaten By Angry Minneapolis ...
Kylar Broadus, coalition founder, said there is much to be done to promote better understanding and support of the Black trans community. "Being Black and ...

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