GJLP Staff

The Gender Justice Leadership Programs, a joint project of Transgender Law Center and GSA Network, are not just programs for trans and gender nonconforming youth, but programs developed and led by young people — both through staffing and our national TRUTH youth council.

Yozantli Lagunas Guerrero

Yozantli Lagunas Guerrero (they/el): Yozantli is a 25-year-old Latinx organizer, scholar, and pug-enthusiast. Originally from Palmdale, they are a nonbinary/trans queer fat Xicanx currently living

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Juniperangelica Gia Loving

Juniperangelica Gia Loving (she/her/hers): Gia is a trans Latina, organizer, lover, scholar, artist, and mother. Gia attended Azusa High School where she started AHS’s first

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Mulani Jackson

Mulani Jackson (she/her/hers): Hailing all the way from Detroit, Michigan, Mulani has faced numerous disparities regarding gender expression and ideologies. It wasn’t until she moved

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Gill Platek

Gill Platek (they/them/theirs): Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, Gill Platek is a queer and transgender/nonbinary educator and writer. Growing up, they went to Catholic schools where

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National TRUTH Council

Hope

Hope (They/Them) Hope Roundcount is the newly elected president of their GSA and has been doing local work to help their rural town feel safer

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Harshman

Harshman (He/They) Harshman Sihra (he/they) is a human rights activist living on Ho-Chunk land known as Milwaukee, WI. He is the president of his school’s

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Ash Kranti

Ash Kranti (Xe/Xyr/Xyrs) Ash Kranti (xe/xyr/xyrs) is a high school student and community organizer, born and raised on occupied Peoria land known as Chicago. After

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Jun

Jun (They/Them and He/Mew/Kit on occasion) Hello! I’m Jun and I use they/them pronouns and some neos on occasion. I am first/second generation half-Indian and

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Nuriel

Nuriel (They/Them) Hey y’all, my name is Nuriel (they/them) and I am a first-generation nonbinary Filipinx American from Ohlone Land otherwise known as Oakland, California.

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James

James (He/Him and Any Neopronouns) My name is James/Javi (pronounced Havi), I use he/him and any neopronouns, I currently live on Anishanaabe land known as

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Jacqueline

Jacqueline (They/She) Jacqueline Pham (they/she) is a 16-year-old non-binary student, organizer, aspiring poet, and proud child of Vietnamese immigrants, currently residing on Muwekma Ohlone land,

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Ethan

Ethan (He/Him) Ethan Molina is a queer, Indigenous- Chicano activist from Pacoima. He started getting into organizing in middle school when he became a youth

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Xander

Xander (He/They) Yo, this is Xander logging in or Xann for short. I’m sixteen years old and my pronouns are he/him & they/them. Nearly a

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Lakshmi

Lakshmi (They/Them) My name is Lakshmi Garcia and I PROUDLY identify as non-binary and queer. I have been out for six years now and am

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C

C (They/Them) Hi! I’m C and I use they/them pronouns. I’m 17 and live on Tongva Land (Long Beach, California). I’m disabled and a wheelchair

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Andy

Andy (He/Him) Hi! My name is Andy (he/him), and I am a trans man and a biracial Honduran-American. I am seventeen and just finished my

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Max

Max (He/Him) My name is Max Brown! My pronouns are he/him and I am on Catawba land known as Lake Lure, North Carolina. I am

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Jaxin

Jaxin (They/Them) Hi! My name is Jaxin, my pronouns are they/them/theirs, I live on Kiikaapoi land, and I am in 11th grade. I’d consider myself

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Jace

Jace (He/Him) Jace is a screenwriting and theatre arts student at the University of Iowa. His career goals include writing and producing unapologetically Queer scripted

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Roses Council

Ebonymonét

Ebonymonét (She/Her) Hiii I’m Ebony Monét, my pronouns are she/her/hers, and I live on unceded Duwamish land. I’m a sophomore at Garfield high and I

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Topher

Topher (She/They) Hi, my name is Topher Malone, I’m trans-femme nonbinary and my pronouns are she/they. I joined the ROSES Council to meet people like

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Amayas

Amayas Gonzalez (They/Them) This is Amayas Gonzalez! They are a brown trans femme currently living on Arapahoe, Ute, and Cheyanne land also known as Denver.

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