INTERSEX INCLUSION AND REPRESENTATION.
MONDAY 26 APRIL - 2:00PM
Join DIVA magazine's Intersex columnist, Valentino Vecchietti (she/her & they/them) and Hollyoaks actor Ki Griffin (they/them) alongside their partner, Sorcha Blae (they/them) a law student who identifies as a non-binary lesbian, as they discuss why intersex inclusion matters for Lesbian Visibility Week.
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Valentino Vecchietti (she/her&they/them)
Valentino Vecchietti (she/her & they/them) is an award winning intersex equality campaigner in the UK. In 2020, their work was recognised on the Lesbian 100 List. And they are on the Pride Power List 2020 for their intersex focussed work in journalism, media and culture. In 2019 they founded Intersex Equality Rights UK. They are a stakeholder for the UK Government Equalities Office. They consult for universities, museums, and LGBT Organizations - and in the Arts: for television, film, and theatre. They are the Intersex Columnist at DIVA Magazine, a lesbian and bi women’s magazine. They speak at intersex conferences in the UK and internationally. They are part of Kadak Collective, a women’s art collective. Their comic, In-Out Gender Through the Brexit Lens, has an intersectional focus on their own: intersex, lesbian, immigrant, person of colour, working class, background. It has been exhibited and reviewed internationally.
In 2020 Kadak Anthology, Bystander, published their new online comic, 'Being the Good Girl'.
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Ki Griffin (they/them)
Ki Griffin (They/Them) is a QTIPOC creative from East London. They are known primarily known as a DJ and Actor, putting their intersectional identity as a non-binary, queer, intersex, person of colour at the forefront of their creative practice. As a trustee of Intersex Equality Rights UK, they are able to continue their work as an activist for the intersex community. They are currently working as an actor on the Channel 4 production, Hollyoaks, portraying Ripley Lennox, the first non-binary character on a British soap.
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