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Bella Jacobs

is a recent graduate of Pitzer College, where she was a member of Jewish Voice for Peace and Students for Justice in Palestine.

KC Hoard

is an associate editor at The Walrus. His writing has appeared in Maclean’s, Xtra Magazine, them, and Broadview.

Ben V. Greene

is a trans man, transgender advocate, and educator who has spoken internationally on topics surrounding transgender inclusion. After coming out at age 15 in small-town Connecticut and giving a popular

Amy DePaul

is a full-time instructor in the literary journalism program of the University of California, Irvine. She freelances for a variety of publications, including Nature Magazine and others. She speaks English

Lauren Herold

joined Kenyon College in 2022 as a visiting assistant professor of women’s and gender studies. Her research explores feminist and LGBTQ cultural production, local and community media, television history, and

Malaika Parker

is the executive director of the Black Organizing Project, a community-driven organization that is working towards racial, social, and economic justice through grassroots community organizing and policy change.

Candice Norwood

is a breaking news reporter. Before The 19th, she was a digital politics reporter for PBS NewsHour, a staff writer for Governing magazine covering state and local government, and a

Julie Quiroz

grows community by nurturing culture, narrative, and story to rebirth a world of loving, joyful, regeneration. In 2020 Julie helped spark the creation of Birth Center Equity, a network of

Orion Rummler

is The 19th’s LGBTQ reporter focusing on state politics, breaking news, and the underreported ways that trans and queer people are marginalized. He previously covered breaking news for Axios and contributed

Poorvi Gupta

is an independent journalist based in New Delhi, India, who specializes in covering socio-political issues through the lens of gender. She started her career as a journalist with SheThePeople, where

Darreonna Davis

is a reporting fellow at The 19th. She previously covered breaking news and explainers for Forbes, climate and environmental justice for Inside Climate News, and culture, politics and HBCUs for

Nicole G. Young

is a writer and artist whose nonfiction work has been featured in Elle, Vox, Scalawag, and Bitch magazines. She’s part of the editorial team of Jacaranda Books, working to bring

Ingrid Cruz

‘s writing has appeared at outlets such as Mashable, The Los Angeles Times, Refinery29, and Latina Media Co. Prior to being a full-time freelance writer, Cruz worked in immigrants rights

Sarah Mosquera

is a documentary photographer based in Missoula, Montana. Her work primarily focuses on Indigenous–led conservation efforts across the Northern Great Plains. She has cultivated relationships with tribal organizations across Montana,

Lauren Rankin

is a writer, speaker, and communications consultant with more than a decade of experience working in reproductive rights and health. She is the author of Bodies on the Line: At

Nadra Nittle

is the education reporter for The 19th. She was previously a senior reporter for Civil Eats and a staff reporter for Vox Media and the Long Beach Press-Telegram, where she

Kamau Franklin

is the founder of Community Movement Builders. He has been a community organizer for more than 30 years, first in New York City and now in Atlanta.

Jacob Anderson-Minshall

is a transgender journalist, editor, and co-author of the memoir Queerly Beloved: A Love Story Across Genders. 

Alice Wong

is a disabled activist, writer, editor, and community organizer. Wong is the founder and director of the Disability Visibility Project.

Ramzy Baroud

is a journalist, author, and the editor of The Palestine Chronicle.

Andréa Becker

is a medical sociologist researching abortion and contraception. Her writing has been published in The New York Times, Slate, and The Nation.

Marlowe Starling

is a freelance environmental journalist who reports on climate, conservation, and culture. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Sierra magazine, Mongabay, and others.

Amelia Diehl

is a Salt Lake City–based queer writer who’s interested in climate justice, social movements, arts-based organizing, and cultural critique. Her writing has appeared in Belt Magazine, In These Times, The

Rachel Pereda

is a freelance journalist whose work has been published in El Toque and elsewhere. She is also the founder and writer of Periodista Mamarazzi. She is a mother and a

Kelsey Brown

is a freelance journalist based in California, who is passionate about storytelling and social justice. As a queer, Black biracial person, her work often explores the intersections of race and
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