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For the past decade, Preston has gained incredible experience as an advocate, organizer, and writer. He has engaged decision makers at the local, state, and national levels on issues such as Reproductive Justice, LGBTQ equity, and racial and gender justice. In February 2022, Preston will be a contributing author to “The Black Agenda: Bold Solutions for a Broken System” discussing the criminal legal system’s impact on LGBTQ people. Currently, Preston resides in Washington, DC where he actively fights for safe bars and restaurants for Black queer, trans, and nonbinary people.

Preston is available for speaking engagements, on-camera appearances, and freelance writing.

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SPEAKING

From conducting training and facilitation to speaking on panels worldwide to debating conservatives on Fox News, Preston has years of media training and public speaking experience. Preston uses speaking engagements to center the most marginalized communities, and call out the many social ills, particularly white supremacy and state violence, preventing progress for Black people, LGBTQ+ people, and women and girls.

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RECENT WRITINGS

LGBTQ+ Liberation

LGBTQ+ Liberation

My Pride is Black, My Juneteenth is Queer My Pride is Black, My Juneteenth is Queer

June 2022

Learning For Justice

Cultural & Political Reflections

Cultural & Political Reflections

Black Queerness Is MagicBlack Queerness Is Magic

Feb 18, 2022

The Trevor Project

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IN THE PRESS

Washington Post
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July 18, 2022

By Casey Parks

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The Black Agenda

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Queer As in Abolishing the Police:
Criminal Justice and Black LGBTQ People