Celebrated in June, Pride Month has honored the triumphs and struggles of the LGBTQ+ community for over 50 years and is the perfect opportunity to recognize and advance the ongoing fight for equal rights within the gay, lesbian, transgender, and other marginalized communities. Whether they’re contributing to diverse representation in media, fighting anti-LGBTQ+ legislation, or simply thriving in their careers as their truest selves, these inspiring LGBTQ+ keynote speakers are leading diversity and inclusion efforts across a wide range of industries. Find the perfect LGBTQ+ Pride Month speaker from the list below.
Transgender Model & Advocate; Founder of Gender Proud
Founder of Backstage Capital, Venture Capitalist, Tech Inclusion Activist & Host of "Your First Million" Podcast
Television Host & Culture Expert on Netflix's "Queer Eye"
First Transgender Man to Make Team USA, Transgender Advocate, Triathlete & All-American Duathlete
CNN & ESPN Columnist; Celebrated Voice on Sports, Race & Gay Rights
2022 Lambda Literary Award Winner, Comedian, Writer, Actor & Author of The Best-Selling Memoir "The One You Want to Marry (And Other Identities I've Had)"
Openly Gay Actor Known for “My So Called Life,” “Thirteen Reasons Why” & “Star Trek: Discovery”
Executive Director of "Equality for HER", Activist & Mental Health Advocate
Founder of TransTech Social Enterprises & Actress in the FX Drama "Pose"
Actress & Singer; Known for "Pose"; HIV Awareness Advocate
6-Time U.S. Soccer Athlete of the Year; Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist & FIFA Women's World Cup Champion; Pay Equity & LGBTQ Rights Activist
First Openly Gay Player In Major League Sports; Retired NBA Player; Equality Advocate
Hawaiian Transgender Teacher & Community Leader
Actor Best Known for "Mean Girls"
Gender Non-Conforming Writer, Performance Artist, LGBTQ Rights Activist
Writer, Filmmaker & Black Studies Scholar; Founder of BYP100
Pulse Nightclub Survivor, Activist, Changemaker & Thought Leader
Transgender Model, Activist & Artist
Fashion Designer & TV Personality Known for Netflix's "Queer Eye"
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Strategist and Consultant; Trans Rights Activist
Award-Winning Documentary Filmmaker; Known For TED Talk on the Intersection of Civil Rights & LGBT Rights
Broadway Actor & Grammy Award Winning Singer
Mental, Emotional and Well-Being Expert, Licensed NLP Therapist, Motivational, Social & Emotional Intelligence Trainer, Wellness Advocate & Creator of Luminous Energetics
Former Professional Basketball Player for the Seattle Storm; Olympic Gold-Medalist
Former World #1 Professional Tennis Player & Sports Icon; Advocate for Women's Equality
Jeopardy! Champion & First Openly Transgender Contestant to Qualify for the Tournament of Champions
Author, Feminist, Transgender Rights Activist, TV Host & Founder of #GirlsLikeUs
Transgender Model, Activist, Broadcaster & British Vogue Contributing Editor
Transgender Activist; National Face of Transgender Student Rights
Nonbinary, Genderfluid Author of “How To Be You”
CEO of Sensory6.Ai; Former Head of Research & Design of Alexa Devices at Amazon; Board Chair & Design Fellow at Design Corps; CEO of CognitiveExperience.Design Foundation
Activist, Entrepreneur, Author & Chairwoman of the Human Rights Campaign Foundation
Transgender Activist, Actor & TED Resident
Grammy Award-Winning Actor & Singer Known for "Glee"
Founder & CEO of Radical Health
Spoken Word Poet, Performing Artist & LGBTQ+ Rights Political Activist
World-Renowned Chef, Author, Restaurateur, Contributing Editor, Television Host, Actress, Avid Philanthropist, Health and Fitness Expert & Lifestyle Entrepreneur
Singer-Songwriter, Rapper, Actress & LGBTQ Advocate
DEI Truth Teller, HR Change Maker, Builder of Inclusive Cultures & Startup Enthusiast
Transgender Actress, Model & Activist Known for HBO's "Euphoria"
Comedian, Writer, Activist & Correspondent for "The Daily Show"
Author of "The Wake Up" & CEO of Awaken
Managing Partner of Supply Change Capital & Founding Board Member of Latinx VC; Authority on Robotics & Agricultural Technology
Actress, Model, Author & LGBTQ Advocate
CEO of shift7; Entrepreneur, Engineer, Third U.S. Chief Technology Officer & Former Assistant to the President
Chef, Model & TV Personality Known for Netflix's "Queer Eye"
Journalist, TV Personality, Anchor of CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360°"
Actor Known For His Roles in "Juno" & "Inception"
Transgender Rights Activist; Animator, Illustrator & Youtuber
Broadway Theater Performer, Actor & Singer
Professional Skier, Olympic Medalist, Activist, Influencer & Actor
Chief Equity & Inclusion Officer, ACLU
Award-Winning LGBTQ Navajo Filmmaker & Emmy-Nominated Director
Hair & Beauty Expert, Author, Television Personality; Known for Netflix's "Queer Eye"
Medical Ethics & Technology Expert; Creator of SiriusXM Satellite Radio; Chairman and CEO of United Therapeutics Corp
Star and Creator of "Special"; Author, LGBTQ Activist & Disability Advocate
Emmy Award-Winning Comedian, Actress & Author
Founder of 5xminority, TEDx Speaker & Assistant Vice President and CIO for IT at the Graduate Center, CUNY
YouTube Personality, Comedian, Author & Actress; Former Host of NBC's "A Little Late with Lilly Singh"
Peruvian-American Explorer & Mountaineer; Author; Survivor of Sexual Violence; Founder and CEO of Courageous Girls
Attorney, LGBTQIA Advocate & Founder of the Chosen Family Law Center
Actor & Trans Activist Known for "Faking It," "The Fosters" & "Shameless"
Hairstylist, TV Personality, Entrepreneur & Author
Theoretical Neuroscientist, Technologist, Entrepreneur & Co-Founder of Socos Labs
Host & Producer of Bravo’s "Watch What Happens: Live;" Former EVP of Development & Talent at Bravo
Transgender Rights Activist; Executive Director of the Marsha P. Johnson Institute; Co-Founder of the Global Black Lives Matter Network
Actor & LGBTQ Activist; Best-Known for “Modern Family”
First Black, Transgender, Disabled Model to Sign with a Major Agency
LGBTQ Educator & Consultant; Author of "This is a Book for Parents of Gay Kids"; Host & Producer of "First Person"
Award-Winning Animator, Director, Screenwriter, Producer & Songwriter; Known as the Creator of "Steven Universe"
Machine Learning Engineer at Stanford Vision and Learning, Cancer Researcher & National Geographic Emerging Explorer
Founder & Creative Director at Bobby Berk Home; Interior Designer on Netflix's "Queer Eye"
Queer Transgender Tamil-Sri Lankan-American Actor, Writer & Comic
WNBA All-Star for Washington Mystics; Olympic Gold Medalist; Special Olympics Global Ambassador
Transgender Activist, Writer & National Spokesperson for GLAAD
Transgender Model, Dancer, Actress & Activist
Gender Non-Conforming Model & Activist
Goalkeeper for the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team; FIFA Women's World Cup Champion
Writer & Director of the Academy Award-Winning "Moonlight"
Fashion Icon, Former Co-Host & Mentor of "Project Runway"
TV Personality & Fashion Designer; Best Known for "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy"
Senior Fellow, Institute on Race, Power, and Political Economy; Co-founder of Facebook & Former Editor-in-Chief at The New Republic
Emmy-Nominated Actor Known for "The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt"
English Olympic Diver; Four-Time Olympic Bronze & Gold Medalist
Reality Television Personality, Runway Coach & Author
Former NFL Cornerback; LGBT Advocate; Executive Director, You Can Play Project; Co-Creator, This is Luv Campaign
Transgender, LGBTQ Rights Advocate, Author, Speaker
Activist, Cancer Warrior & Sexuality Educator
Best-Selling Author of "I Can't Date Jesus"
Actor and Digital Creator; GLAAD'S "Queer Advocate of the Year"
Transgender Activist, Computer Systems Architect, Internet Pioneer, Entrepreneur & Author
4x Olympic Gold Medal Diver, LGBT Activist & Author
Pop Singer & Dancer; Member of the Former Boy Band *NSYNC
Best-Selling Author Known for "Call Me by Your Name"; Distinguished Professor of Comparative Literature
Structural Biologist & LGBT Advocate
Former Judge on "America's Next Top Model", Host of Canada's "America's Next Top Model"
Drag Queen, Model & TV Personality; Host of "RuPaul's Drag Race"
Actor, Singer & Activist Known for "The Hate U Give," "The Hunger Games" & "Everything, Everything"
Actor; Best Known for "Teen Wolf" & "Arrow"
Award-Winning Writer & Director Known for "Pariah"
Former NFL Football Player, Social Justice Advocate, Published Poet, Essayist & Artist.
Filmmaker, Writer & LGBTQ Advocate Known for "Bridegroom"