LGBT Speakers

LGBT Speakers

We represent influential and inspiring LGBT Speakers who are known worldwide. Browse through Speaker Agency speakers and get in touch!

Dr. Adam Kay New
Dr. Adam Kay Award-Winning Author | TV Writer | Comedian | Former Junior Doctor
  • Healthcare
  • National Health Service
  • Health and Wellbeing
Charlie Martin New
Charlie Martin Racing driver & LGBTQ+ Activist
  • Unlocking your potential - why being your authentic self is key to success in life & business
  • Managing change and achieving your goals, seeing opportunities to grow & improve
  • How she became a pro-racing driver without any family history of motorsport
James Child New
James Child Former Professional Rugby League Referee | DE&I Consultant | Keynote Speaker
  • Why I started refereeing
  • My refereeing career, including stories of my highs and lows
  • How I learned to be mentally resilient and coped with a pressured job and a challenging work environment
Jude Guaitamacchi New
Jude Guaitamacchi Founder & CEO Trans+ Solidarity Alliance, TEDx Speaker, Trans Awareness Trainer, Campaigner & Model.
  • How do we break through our own fear of getting things wrong?
  • How do we move through a journey of change together as a team or a whole organisation?
  • Expanding our understanding of sex, gender and sexuality beyond the binary
Max Siegel New
Max Siegel LGBTQ+ & Transgender Inclusion Consultant, Speaker and Activist
  • Trans In Real Life: Lived Experience with Max Siegel
  • LGBTQ 101: The Importance of Pride Month
  • How to Run Pride Marketing Campaigns Which Don’t Suck
Nicola Adams OBE New
Nicola Adams OBE Actor and 2x Olympic Champion
  • Peak Performance
  • Diversity
  • Maximising Success
Owen O’Kane
Owen O’Kane Bestselling Author, Psychotherapist, Former NHS Clinical Lead
  • Managing Uncertainty
  • Coping With Change
  • Bouncing Back
Rachel Murphy New
Rachel Murphy Entrepreneur | Built & Sold Difrent| Public Speaker | NED and Investor at Careology
  • Concept to Sale of A Services Business
  • Authentic Leadership
  • Transformation of The NHS
Rayka Kumru New
Rayka Kumru Sexologist, Sexual Health Communication Consultant
  • Comprehensive and Inclusive Marketing Communication
  • Corporate Gender Climate
  • How to Talk About Sexuality from Birth to Adolescence
Richard Gadd New
Richard Gadd Writer | Actor | Comedian
  • Mental Health
  • Men's Mental Health
  • Comedy
Roy Gluckman New
Roy Gluckman Diversity, Inclusion, Equity & Belonging Speaker, Facilitator, Content Creator, and Consultant
  • DEIB in a Hybrid Remote Working World
  • Inclusive Decision Making: Unconscious Bias in Decision Making
  • The Why of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Ryan Zaman New
Ryan Zaman Founder at Alloy Worldwide | Project Manager, Writer, Inclusion Consultant | DEI
  • Corporate DEI with special focus on LGBTQIA+ and Disabled communities, as well as intersectionality in general
  • Diversity v inclusion
  • Importance of authentic representation
Saski New
Saski LGBTQIA+ Inclusion Specialist
  • LGBTQIA+ Inclusion and The Power of Allyship
  • Parenting Journey
  • Resilience, Empowerment and Motivation
Shrouk El-Attar New
Shrouk El-Attar BBC 100 Most Influential Women, United Nations Young Woman of the Year. Engineer, Bellydancer, Refugee.
  • Be What You Can't See- How to Kick Ass in Tech
  • Let's Get Political- Refugee & LGBT+ Rights
  • Confessions of a Queer Arab- My Life as an LGBT+ Refugee

The Importance of LGBTQ Speakers As Motivational Speakers

By booking UK LGBTQ+ speakers, organisations can create a safe and empowering environment that celebrates inclusivity and encourages authenticity. Read on to discover how LGBT speakers UK can help your organisation become a champion for diversity in today's world.

The importance of LGBT speakers

LGBTQ+ speakers can inspire and promote empathy towards the LGBTQ community. They can inform audiences about its history, policy, social issues, progress toward equality, and ongoing challenges.

These keynote speakers can also share their stories of resilience and triumph as LGBTQ activists. They can offer hope and empowerment to those struggling with their identity or facing discrimination.

This knowledge can help to break down stereotypes, reduce prejudice, and promote acceptance and inclusion in your organisation.

The history and current state of the LGBT rights movement

LGBT History Speakers share the history and current state of the LGBT rights movement with their audiences.

They can educate people on the struggles and milestones of the LGBT movement. This includes the Stonewall riots of 1969 (Sylvia Rivera and other activists), the AIDS epidemic of the 1980s, and the legalization of same-sex marriage in various countries.

Speakers can also discuss the ongoing challenges faced by the LGBT community. This includes discrimination, harassment, and violence. For instance, despite passing a law to ban conversion therapy, LGBT people in the UK still experience more hate crimes than any other minority group. 

By sharing their knowledge and experiences, LGBT speakers can help promote understanding and support for their community and inspire positive change.

Prominent activists and leaders fighting for LGBT rights

LGBT rights speakers highlight prominent activists and leaders who made significant contributions to the advancement of LGBT rights. For instance, they can talk about notable figures like Harvey Milk. He was the first openly gay elected official in California, who fought for LGBT rights in the 1970s.

Or, Bayard Rustin who advocated for LGBT rights throughout his life. There are other prominent names like Audre Lorde and Marsha P. Johnson who defended gay rights in the United States. 

Speakers can also share the work of contemporary activists such as Laverne Cox, a transgender actress and advocate. Cox has used her platform to raise awareness of the issues facing the transgender community.

Discrimination faced by the LGBT community and ways to combat it

LGBT speakers can discuss the various forms of discrimination that the LGBT community faces. This can be discrimination in the workplace, housing, healthcare, and education. They can also highlight the intersectional discrimination faced by individuals who belong to multiple marginalised communities. For example, LGBT people of colour.

Further, they can suggest ways to combat discrimination. This can be promoting equal rights and creating safe and accepting spaces for the LGBT community.

In the words of Harvey Milk, "We must destroy the idea that it is okay to discriminate against people for their sexual orientation or gender. We must make clear that hatred has no place in our society."

Positive steps and progress for the LGBT community

LGBT speakers can also shed light on the positive steps and progress that have been made for the LGBT community. This includes the legalization of same-sex marriage in many countries, including the UK.  

They can also talk about the increased visibility and representation of LGBT individuals in various fields, such as entertainment, politics, and sports.

By sharing these positive developments, LGBT speakers can inspire hope and motivate individuals to continue fighting for equality and justice.

Representative Picture: Unsplash

The presence and significance of different groups and subcultures within the LGBT community

The LGBT community is a diverse and vibrant group of individuals. They identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual.

LGBT activists, Pride Month speakers, award winning Diversity and Inclusion Speakers (like Gareth Thomas), and other community leaders play a crucial role in highlighting the experiences of these groups. They amplify diverse voices and bring attention to issues faced by marginalised groups (like drag queens), especially during Pride Month. Their work is essential in creating a more inclusive and equitable community for all members of the LGBT community.

LGBT individuals' experiences in the workplace and the fight for equality in the workplace

LGBT individuals often face discrimination in the workplace, including unequal treatment, harassment, and limited job opportunities. However, with the help of LGBTQ+ leadership speakers and activists, progress has been made toward equality in the workplace.

There are now laws in place to protect LGBT workers from discrimination, and many companies have implemented inclusive policies and practices. Even the Supreme Court of US recognises and protects these laws. For example, The 2019 Equality Act passed by the U.S. House of Representatives bans discrimination against LGBT workers in employment, housing, and public accommodations.

Despite this progress, there is still work to be done. All LGBT individuals need to be ensured the ability to work in safe and welcoming environments.

Special needs of LGBT individuals for sexual and mental health and how to address them

Many LGBT individuals face barriers to accessing healthcare due to discrimination, stigma, and lack of education. LGBT Mental Health Speakers can provide valuable insights into the unique challenges faced by the community and offer solutions for addressing them.

The cultural presence and impact of the LGBT community, including successes in art and entertainment

The LGBT community has inspired generations through its notable figures and works. An example is the TV series Pose, which features the largest cast of transgender actors in series regular roles. It has received critical acclaim for its representation of the LGBT community and its intersectionality with race, gender, and class.

Steps and efforts to be taken for the future and progress of the LGBT community

These steps are: advocating for anti-discrimination policies and laws, increased representation and visibility in media and politics, and education and awareness campaigns.

By booking LGBT speakers, you can help support the community and contribute to positive change.

Some final words

As an event planner, corporate client, or organisation, you have the power to make a difference by booking LGBT speakers to speak at your events.

Our agency represents a diverse range of LGBT speakers with expertise in different areas. These are activism, entertainment, mental health, workplace inclusion, and more. They benefit your event and contribute to the fight for equal rights and representation for the community. They do this by raising awareness and promoting positive change.

Embrace the power of diversity and inclusion with our esteemed LGBT Speakers, featuring inspiring voices like Ryan Zaman, empowering advocates like Rachel Murphy, and thought leaders like Roy Gluckman, each championing the journey towards equality and acceptance for all.

"Diversity is strength, equality is power - support LGBT rights!"


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