Amplifying Diverse Voices: Finding the Perfect LGBTQ Speaker for Your Event

In today’s inclusive environment, organizations are increasingly seeking to diversify their speaker rosters. LGBTQ speakers bring a unique perspective to a variety of topics, fostering understanding and creating a more welcoming space for all. Whether you’re planning a Pride Month celebration, a diversity and inclusion (D&I) workshop, or a business conference, LGBTQ keynote speakers can be a powerful asset.

Why Choose LGBTQ Speakers?

There are many compelling reasons to consider LGBTQ speakers for business events. Here are just a few:

  • Lived Experience: LGBTQ speakers offer valuable insights based on their personal journeys. They can share stories of overcoming challenges, navigating identity, and advocating for equality.
  • Expertise and Advocacy: Many LGBTQ speakers are experts in a wide range of fields, from business and law to social justice and the arts. They can combine their professional knowledge with their lived experience to deliver impactful presentations.
  • Fresh Perspectives: LGBTQ speakers offer a different lens on various topics. This can spark new ideas, challenge assumptions, and lead to a more nuanced understanding of the world.
  • Building Inclusivity: Featuring LGBTQ speakers demonstrates a commitment to diversity and inclusion. This creates a welcoming atmosphere for everyone in attendance and sends a positive message to the broader community.

Types of LGBTQ Speakers

LGBTQ speakers come from all walks of life and possess a wide range of expertise. Here are some examples of the types of speakers you might consider:

Business Leaders: Successful LGBTQ entrepreneurs, CEOs, and executives can share insights on leadership, navigating the corporate world, and building a diverse and inclusive workplace. Some well-known speakers in this category include Zainab Patel, Parmesh Sahni, and Keshav Suri, to name a few.

Activists and Educators: LGBTQ activists and educators can discuss LGBTQ+ history, social justice issues, and strategies for creating a more equitable world. Some leading LGBTQ activist speakers include & Gauri SawantSuresh Ramdas, Dr. Sylvester Rodgers, Devdutt Pattnaik & Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil

Artists and Entertainers: Musicians, comedians, actors, and other artists who identify as LGBTQ can energize your event and share their creative perspectives. A few such artists who are making waves include India’s renowned drag queen performer Sushant Divgikar and trained classical dancer & transgender rights activist, Laxmi Narayan Tripathi.

Athletes: Openly LGBTQ athletes can inspire audiences with stories of resilience, overcoming adversity, and achieving excellence in the face of discrimination. One such name in this category has been India’s first-ever openly LGBTQ+ athlete, Dutee Chand.

Finding the Perfect LGBTQ Speaker for Your Needs with Black Hat 

Featuring LGBTQ speakers is a powerful way to celebrate diversity and promote understanding. At Black Hat, we help you find the perfect LGBTQ speaker for your event from our vast repertoire of some of the leading names in the field.

With a successful track record of handling over 750+ talent bookings annually across 20+ talent categories, we are a leading agency that enables easy booking of LGBTQ speakers across India. Our expert team assists you in the selection process and in finding the ideal LGBTQ speaker for your event, aligning with your target audience, specific brief, and budget.

Browse through our diverse portfolio of talent to book the right LGBTQ Speaker for your next event!

Ashok Row Kavi

Renowned Journalist | LGBTQ Rights...

Dr. Sylvester Rodgers

A Transgender Woman | Renowned Celebrity...

Dutee Chand

India's first-ever openly LGBTQ+ athlete...

Gauri Sawant

India’s first transgender mother | Social...

Keshav Suri

Prominent Advocate for Inclusion and Diversity...

Laxmi Narayan Tripathi

Transgender Rights Activist | Dancer |...

Menaka Guruswamy and Arundhati Katju

Crusaders for LGBTQ rights in...

Parmesh Sahani

Founder of Godrej India Culture Lab...

Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil

First Openly Gay Prince of...

Sharif D Rangnekar

A Communication Consultant and Advocate of...

Suresh Ramdas

An impactful voice in Diversity, Inclusion,...

Sushant Divgikar

An LGBTQ activist and drag queen...

Vasu Primlani

Vasu Primlani, an environmentalist by virtue...

Zainab Patel

Transgender Woman | Director of Inclusion...

For various reasons we only list a small selection of the ever-expanding spectrum of artists available under each category. In case you cannot locate what you are looking for on our website or are looking for something completely bespoke, just connect with us, and rest assured that our client servicing team has the expertise and network to secure and deliver your specific requirements. 

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