Top 5 LGBTQ+ Speakers For Your Event

Experts & Advocates on EDIB- Identity Inclusion & Belonging

Pride & LGBTQ Speaker Ideas

We’ve had the honour of working with some of the most respected LGBTQ speakers on the speaking platform. These speakers cover a range of topics for any audience, including:

  • Pride
  • Identity & Representation
  • Allyship & Inclusion
  • Leadership
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Mental Health
  • Belonging
    …and more.

Our agents are ready to connect with you today!

Request a custom list of speakers that fit your event theme & budget.

LGBTQ+ Speaker Request

View Our Most Requested LGBTQ Speakers:

Vivek Shraya | Artist & Educator on Self-Expression, Identity and Inclusivity

An acclaimed artist, Vivek Shraya uses music, literature, visual art, theatre, and film to engage audiences on topics like mental health, queerness and inclusion. Inspiring audiences to celebrate who they are, she challenges the ways we are taught to think about gender and offers insights on how to create change. In each presentation, Vivek highlights her experience while creating space for audiences to reflect on and share their own. Her work has been featured on CBC’s Best Canadian Albums and The Globe and Mail’s Best Books. | view profile]

Request More Info About Vivek Shraya

Farrah Khan | Consent Culture Educator and LGBTQ Advocate

Farrah Khan has spent two decades raising awareness about the intersections of gender-based violence and equity through education, policy, art creation and advocacy. She is the founder of Possibility Seeds, a member of the Government of Canada’s Advisory Council on the Strategy to Prevent and Address Gender-Based Violence, a board member of Girl Guides of Canada and she was Manager of Consent Comes First at Ryerson University. She regularly contributes to national media with her expertise in addressing gender-based violence and is the recipient of numerous awards including the Toronto Community Foundation’s Vital People Award. | view profile

Request More Info About Farrah Khan

samantha bitty | Sexual Health & Consent Educator, Host of SliceTV’s Sex Sessions

samantha bitty is a sexual health and consent educator, certified Emotional Intelligence coach and host of SliceTV’s Sex Sessions. With humour, empathy and liberation as central to her work, she uses games, drag, and media to push boundaries and facilitate entry points into challenging conversations. samantha prioritizes art, aesthetics and accessibility to teach sex-ed that is rooted in pleasure, anti-racism, disability justice, and is affirming to folks across the gender/sexuality spectrum and survivors of gender-based violence. | view profile

Request More Info About samantha bitty

Madame Gandhi | Musician, Activist & Music Industry Thinker

A musician, activist, and speaker, Madame Gandhi — aka Kiran — is a musician and activist for gender equality, social justice, and empowerment. She speaks on topics such as feminism, sex positivity, and the power of art and music in creating change. | view profile

Request More Info About Madame Gandhi

Risha Grant | Award-Winning Diversity & Inclusion Consultant

Motivated by her passion to correct societal “isms” like racism, sexism, classism and plain old stupidism, it is Risha Grant’s personal mission to expose the subtleties and values of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion while shining a light on the impacts they create. | view profile

Request More Info About Risha Grant

View more LGBTQ speakers here.

We’re here to help with your speaker programming for virtual or in-person events. Connect with an Agent for information on these speakers and others that aren’t listed.

View our full roster or request to hear from an agent.

Inspiring Real Change with LGBTQ speakers:

A lack of acceptance and inclusivity often leads to a breakdown in our teams and communities. Hosting an LGBTQ speaker will inspire positive change and the creation of inclusive spaces. Consider hiring a speaker for an event around:

  • Pride month (June)
  • International Transgender Day of Visibility (March)
  • Lesbian Visibility Day (April)
  • International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (May)
  • Bisexual Awareness Week (Sept)
  • National Coming Out Day (Oct 11)
  • LGBTQ history month (Oct)
    …and more.

Our experienced roster of LGBT speakers are available to help you create the awareness and inspiration for a better, more diverse and inclusive world. 

Connect with an Agent for information on these speakers, event themes, and more!

LGBTQ+ Speaker Request