Kenyon Farrow is an award-winning writer and activist. Whether serving on a board, staff member, or rank-and-file organizer, Kenyon has spent the last 15 years working in social movements on campaigns and projects large and small, community-based, national and global in scope. Well known for his racial and economic justice work withing LGBTQ organizing, he is the former Executive Director of Queers for Economic Justice. His work in HIV/AIDS has also been well documented, and he’s now the current US & Global Health Policy Director for Treatment Action Group, is an independent AIDS research and policy think tank fighting for better treatment, a vaccine, and a cure for AIDS, where he has also expanded his work to include tuberculosis (TB) policy and advocacy.
Kenyon has been a panelist, lecturer and keynote speaker at many conferences and universities including New York University, Columbia University, University of Pennsylvania, University of Wisconsin/Madison, and Hampshire College, University of California/Berkeley, Antioch College, University of Texas at Austin, and Macalester College. He will be a keynote speaker for the upcoming Black Lives Matter conference in January, 2015.