Past and Present Engagements

Academic Speeches and Workshops

Keynote Speaker TDOR (Princeton, NJ)

Campaign Workshop at Civil Liberties and Public Policy Conference (Hampshire College, Amherst MA)
Keynote Speaker. Understanding Trans Identities

(SUNY Downstate University, New York)

Understanding Trans Identities (Manhattan College, New York)

Keynote Speech (Innovative Technologies Complex, NY)

Discussion with Cecilia Gentili (John Jay University, NYC)

Transgenderism and Latinidad Panelist (Yale, CT)

The State of Our Unions.  Panelist (Columbia University, NYC)

Organizational Development

Gender Equity Consultant for Funders for LGBTQ Issues (New York)

Retreat Facilitator for Gender and Family Project (New York)

Trans Inclusivity Consultant for the Department of Health and Mental Hygeine (New York)

Trainings, Workshops and Panels

Cultural Affirmation in providing care to Sex Workers

(Callen-Lorde, New York City)

Integrating Trans Affirming Care (CAI, NYC)

LGBT and TGNC Sensitivity for Sexual Health Clinics  

(DOHMH, New York City)
Silicone: a Frank Discussion (Philadelphia Trans Health Conference, PA)

Trans Inclusive Substance Use Programs   

(NYS Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse, NYC)

Health Care Needs of People in the Sex Trade (Planned Parenthood, NYC)
TGNCNB Identities and Care (DOHMH, New York City)

Queer People in Politics (United Nations Human Rights Office, NYC)

The Book of Our Lives: A Workshop on Storytelling (Cave Canem, NYC)

Health Spectrum Panel (SlayFest, NYC)

Will Sex Workers See the Light of Day: Prospects for Decriminalization

(Left Forum, NYC)

Patient Voices: Status Neutral Prevention and Care

(HIV in 2018: Keeping the Vision on Women)

Trans + Sexuality Panel (Institute for Contemporary Psychology, 2019)

Campaign and Policy Work

Founder of Decrim NY (New York City)

Director of Policy (GMHC, New York City)

Published Writing
Storytelling, Performance and Acting 

The role of Miss Orlando in Pose  (FX) 

Solo Show: The Knife Cuts Both Ways (Dixon Place, The Wild Project)

Squirts: Generations of Queer Performance (La MaMa, NYC)

Here I Go (The Kitchen, NYC)

O, Earth (The Foundry Theatre, NYC)

2019 PEN America Prisoner Writing Awards Celebration

“What Was It Like? Stories by LGBTQ Elders”  

(‘I’m from Driftwood’ story archive)

Grace Dunham and Cecilia Gentili  (The Poetry Project NYC)

Sweety’s Radio: Edición Especial (Cuchifritos Gallery, NYC)

Dare to Be (Judson Church, NYC) 

Cecilia (Criminal Podcast)

Cecilia Gentili (NYPL Community Oral History Project)

Cecilia Gentili (Take Two Storytelling Podcast)

Cecilia Gentili Oral History (Digital Transgender Archives) 

Tell 59: Turn Ons (BGSQD, NYC)


Out 100 (Out Magazine, 2019)

Dignity Award (Make the Road New York, 2019)

Community Health Award (Callen-Lorde, 2019)

Outstanding Solo Show (Fresh Fruit Festival Award, 2019)

Citation (Office of the President, City of Brooklyn, 2019)

Honoree (Lesbian and Gay Democratic Club of Queens, 2019)

Certificate of Appreciation (GMHC, 2019)

Community Award (Gender and Family Project, 2019)

Community Leader Award (Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund, 2018)

Legacy of Life Award (Destination Tomorrow, 2018)

Citation (New York City Council, 2018)

Proclamation (Public Advocate, 2018)

NY LGBT Leaders Award (Stonewall Democratic Club, 2018)

Equality Award (Princess Jenae Place, 2018)

Hispanic Heritage Award (Equality New York, 2017)

Boards and Companies

Stonewall Foundation. Board Member 2019-Present

Translatina Network. Board Co-Chair 2016-Present

Transcend Legal. Board Vice President 2016-Present

Persist Health Project. Board President 2014-2015

Transgender Strategy Center. Faculty 

6 Degrees Worldwide Entertainment. Talent. 

The Effing Foundation.  Grants Judge. 2018-Present.  

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