Rhodes Perry is a nationally recognized LGBTQ thought leader, spending the majority of his career effectively working on civil and human rights issues that intersect with race, class, religion, sexual orientation and gender identity. His work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, the Associated Press, and the Huffington Post along with a number of prominent blogs and social media outlets. He often serves on expert panels amplifying issues related to LGBTQ people, with a particular focus on the specific needs of transgender and gender non-conforming (TGNC) people, LGBTQ youth, and issues related to poverty and its impacts on LGBTQ communities. 

Recent public engagement opportunities Rhodes was involved with are included below:

Expert Panels

  • Equality in Policy: The Future of the LGBTQ Movement at NYU Alumni Day, October, 2015.
  • Addressing the Needs for LGBTQ Youth with Survival Sex Experiences, for New York State Mental Health Clinicians, June, 2015. 
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Research Development Project on the Human Services Needs of LGBTQ Populations, December, 2014.

Presentations

  • Connecting TGNC Children and Youth to Medically Necessary Healthcare, for NYC medical and mental healthcare professionals, October, 2015. 
  • A City Blueprint for Improving Human Services for LGBTQ Stakeholders, for New York City Mayor’s Office, July, 2015.
  • Addressing the Needs for LGBTQ Youth with Survival Sex Experiences, for New York State Mental Health Clinicians, June, 2015. 

Publications

To learn more about Rhodes’ upcoming speaking engagements, presentations, and publications, check out the latest on the RPC blog. For inquiries about having Rhodes speak at your next event, please contact him today by clicking here