Hayden Kristal is a Deaf, bisexual, Jewish, queer activist and stand-up comedian. Living their life at the intersection of multiple marginalized identities led them to a career as a professional speaker exploring the intersections of disability, gender, sexuality, particularly within the spheres of activism and social justice. They have brought their funny, engaging, and interactive workshops and speeches to dozens of conferences and schools all across North America, including Harvard, Yale, Columbia, and the Connecticut Supreme Court. In 2016, they delivered their first TEDxTalk, and received a Catalyst Award from the University of Missouri, for their dedication to creating change for and within the LGBTQ community. Comedically, Hayden was a semifinalist for Stand Up NBC, a finalist for Full Frontal with Samantha Bee’s Comedy Writing Mentorship, and has opened and featured for Maria Bamford.
Keywords = LGBTQ, Gender Identities, Accessibility, Disability, Activism, Social Justice
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