An Activist’s Life Testimonial
Writer, broadcaster and passionate transgender rights activist, Paris Lees founded the first British magazine aimed at the transgender community, META. One of Britain’s leading equality campaigners, she topped the Independent on Sunday‘s 2013 Pink List and was awarded the Positive Role Model Award for LGBT in the 2012 National Diversity Awards.
Paris Lees has an impressive list of writing credits to her name: her work has appeared in The Guardian and The Independent. Furthermore, she debuted at Channel 4’s first transgender presenter, and can also claim to be Radio 1’s first transgender presenter. Her debut documentary, The Hate Debate, earned critical acclaim with a BBC Radio Awards nomination.
Currently Editor-at-Large of Attitude, Europe’s biggest selling homosexual magazine, Paris Lees also has a weekly online column for VICE.com – home to Britain’s alternative youth culture.
About to debut her own show on BBC Three, Paris Lees will share her life testimonial with the YES Meeting audience!
Photo Credits: Neil Dawson for Attitude magazine
Location: London, UK