Television host, activist
Brown can be seen on the Emmy-nominated Netflix reboot of “Queer Eye,” where he serves as culture expert and “makes over” the hearts and minds of the “culturally challenged.” He has worked as an on-air host and producer for Oprah Winfrey Network and Huffington Post Live and as a contributor on NBC’s “Access Hollywood Live.” He co-founded 6in10.org, an organization addressing the mental health and self-esteem of individuals affected by HIV, and received the 2018 Human Rights Campaign Visibility Award.
We all have different identities that are intersectionalities of our personalities. I’m a black man, a gay man. I’m also a single father. I think it’s important to not check those identities at the door.
LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA
TOPICS: Activism, African-American Culture, Cultural Identity, Culture, Equality, Human Rights, Identity, LGBTQ Issues, Leadership, Multiculturalism, Sexuality, Social Change
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January 2, 2019