"Tiq Milan is one hell of a force of nature. He’s a media maker. He’s a journalist. He’s a human rights advocate. A father. He is a vital voice within the trans community.  Milan has seemingly done it all, from big name interviews with Jay-Z and Cicely Tyson to penning articles for The New York Times, Rolling Stone, The Source, Vibe and others on issues facing the LGBT movement.

"Tiq Milan is one hell of a force of nature. He’s a media maker. He’s a journalist. He’s a human rights advocate. A father. He is a vital voice within the trans community.

Milan has seemingly done it all, from big name interviews with Jay-Z and Cicely Tyson to penning articles for The New York Times, Rolling Stone, The Source, Vibe and others on issues facing the LGBT movement.

Netflix and GLAAD know that authentic media stories and characters are pivotal in creating acceptance. This is especially true for trans people, who have either been invisible in mainstream media or portrayed using inaccurate and offensive stereotypes.

Tiq and Kim ask us to imagine a world where the self is truly self-determined — where, as Tiq says, “Who we are is a kaleidoscope of possibility, without the narrow-minded limitations masquerading as science or justice.”

~ Chelsea Catlett TED Blog



UPCOMING DATES

Royal Bank of Canada, Black History Month Keynote. February 6th, 2018

Conestoga College, Keynote. February 7th, 2018

In Conversation w/author Jodie Patterson at The Schomburg Research Center. February 11th, 2019

Ontario Power Generation International Women’s Day.  March 5th, 2019

University of Alberta Sexual Centre 25th Anniversary Speaker Series. March 21th, 2019

In Conversation w/author Jodie Patterson at NYU. March 28th 2019