Kay Ulanday Barrett

Kay Ulanday Barrett, is a Campus Pride 2009 Hot List artist, a poet, performer, educator, and martial artist navigating life as a disabled pin@y-amerikan transgender queer in the U.S. with struggle, resistance, and laughter. Based in NY/NJ, K. has featured in colleges and stages internationally; Musee Pour Rire in Montreal, The Brooklyn Museum to The Loft in Minneapolis, K’s bold work continues to excite and challenge audiences. K. has facilitated workshops, presented keynotes, and contributed to panels for NQAPIA, Philly Trans Health Conference, The Audre Lorde Project, FIERCE, Res Artis and is a proud member of The Brown Boi Project. Honors include: Chicago’s LGBTQ 30 under 30 awards, Finalist for The Gwendolyn Brooks Open-Mic Award, Windy City Times Pride Literary Poetry Prize, and contributions in Kicked Out Anthology, Windy City Queer, Filipino American Psychology. K. turns art into action, dedicated to LGBTQ, API, youth communities and remixing recipes. See K. online at: recipesforthepeople.com and on twitter @kulandaybarrett.

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