12 LGBTQ+ Folks You Should Know // Mia McKenzie

Mia McKenzie is a writer, activist, and the founder of the website Black Girl Dangerous. McKenzie identifies as a queer Black feminist and uses her writing and website to make space for LGBTQ people of color. Her debut novel, The Summer We Got Free, received the Lambda Literary Award in 2013. McKenzie presents talks that center around the intersections of race, class, queerness, and gender at universities and conferences across the United States.