Kenyon Farrow

Kenyon Farrow is a writer, editor, and strategist. His expertise is in public health, health care, social safety net and social justice. Kenyon has coordinated campaigns large and small, local, national, and global on issues related to criminalization/mass imprisonment, homelessness, and LGBT rights. He is a sought after speaker, editor and group facilitator for social justice campaigns and organizations.

Since August 2020, Kenyon has served as the co-executive director of Partners for Dignity & Rights, a national organization that works to guarantee universal rights for people across the United States. Previously he served as senior editor of TheBody.com & TheBodyPro.com and Global Health Policy director with Treatment Action Group (TAG). He is also known for his work with organizations such as Queers for Economic Justice, Critical Resistance, and FIERCE!

In addition to his political work, Kenyon is a prolific essayist and author. He is the co-editor of the book Letters From Young Activists: Today’s Rebels Speak Out. His work has also appeared in many anthologies including Spirited: Affirming the Soul of Black Lesbian and Gay IdentityFor Colored Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow Is Still Not EnoughWe Have Not Been Moved: Resisting Racism and Militarism in 21st Century America, and Black Gay Genius: Answering Joseph Beam’s Call. His work has also appeared on websites and in publications such as POZ, The Atlantic, OUT, BET.com, TheGrio, Colorlines, Logo, ReWire News, City Limits, HuffPost, The American Prospect, and AlterNet.

Kenyon has been hailed for his work by numerous institutions including Out Magazine’s “Out 100”, The Advocate magazine’s “40 Under 40″, POZ Magazine’s “The POZ 100”, The Roots’s “20 Black LGBT Movers and Shakers”, and Black Entertainment Television which designated him a “Modern Black History Hero”.

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