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Shane Ortega

4.9091 out of 5

The US Army's First Openly Trans Soldier

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Shane Ortega Biography

Shane Ortega is a human rights equity advocate, diversity educator, fitness model, DJ, and mixed-media artist. They are a retired U.S. Army Staff Sergeant and Marine Corps Veteran. Ortega describes his race, gender, and sexual identity as transmasculine, non-binary, queer, and mixed-ethnicity. He was featured in the recent Emmy-eligible and GLAAD award-nominated documentary Trans in Trumpland. He can also be seen in HBO's “The Trans List” and the History Channel's "History Now" Series. Ortega is featured in the photo series book "American Boys" by Soraya Zaman and has modeled campaigns for Belvedere Vodka and 2xist underwater company.

Ortega is a recipient of numerous military awards over his career and also the Harper's Bazaar Icon award 2019, as one of the most influential POC in America working in human rights advocacy. Ortega is a co-author in the peer-reviewed journal Gay and Lesbian mental health. "Trans in the United States Military - Fighting for change.” The article is the proceedings of a symposium on the experience of trans people in the United States military and the advocacy to end the trans military ban. This symposium was co-sponsored by AGLP: The Association of LGBTQ Psychiatrists and took place at the American Psychiatric Association’s 2017 Annual Meeting in San Diego, California.

As a DEI consultant and keynote speaker, they train organizations and companies to empower the client with measurable skills of knowledge, compassion, and equity. Thus broadening opportunities for marginalized communities and voices. This leads to an increased dynamic workplace of creativity, cohesion, and productivity. They use their own lived intersectional experience of generational trauma, womanhood/ness, disability, military service, multiple minority status, and public health education to support and expand the lens of the client.

Best known for co-founding the 503(c) non-profit organization Spart*a, Ortega directly supported military members through the years of the repeal of DADT and the transgender military ban. He concurrently worked as an intrinsic member of the Military Freedom Coalition which lobbied for 8 years in the same effort of equity.

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  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Shane Ortega?

    Booking fees for Shane Ortega, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Shane Ortega, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Shane Ortega?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Shane Ortega for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Shane Ortega for your next private or corporate function.
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Shane Ortega

4.9091 out of 5

The US Army's First Openly Trans Soldier

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Shane Ortega Biography

Shane Ortega is a human rights equity advocate, diversity educator, fitness model, DJ, and mixed-media artist. They are a retired U.S. Army Staff Sergeant and Marine Corps Veteran. Ortega describes his race, gender, and sexual identity as transmasculine, non-binary, queer, and mixed-ethnicity. He was featured in the recent Emmy-eligible and GLAAD award-nominated documentary Trans in Trumpland. He can also be seen in HBO's “The Trans List” and the History Channel's "History Now" Series. Ortega is featured in the photo series book "American Boys" by Soraya Zaman and has modeled campaigns for Belvedere Vodka and 2xist underwater company.

Ortega is a recipient of numerous military awards over his career and also the Harper's Bazaar Icon award 2019, as one of the most influential POC in America working in human rights advocacy. Ortega is a co-author in the peer-reviewed journal Gay and Lesbian mental health. "Trans in the United States Military - Fighting for change.” The article is the proceedings of a symposium on the experience of trans people in the United States military and the advocacy to end the trans military ban. This symposium was co-sponsored by AGLP: The Association of LGBTQ Psychiatrists and took place at the American Psychiatric Association’s 2017 Annual Meeting in San Diego, California.

As a DEI consultant and keynote speaker, they train organizations and companies to empower the client with measurable skills of knowledge, compassion, and equity. Thus broadening opportunities for marginalized communities and voices. This leads to an increased dynamic workplace of creativity, cohesion, and productivity. They use their own lived intersectional experience of generational trauma, womanhood/ness, disability, military service, multiple minority status, and public health education to support and expand the lens of the client.

Best known for co-founding the 503(c) non-profit organization Spart*a, Ortega directly supported military members through the years of the repeal of DADT and the transgender military ban. He concurrently worked as an intrinsic member of the Military Freedom Coalition which lobbied for 8 years in the same effort of equity.

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  • Transgender veteran Shane Ortega discusses Trump's military ban
    Retired Staff Sgt. Shane Ortega, who’s been through multiple combat tours, offered his perspective on being a transgender soldier in the U.S....
  • Shane Ortega is Fighting for Transgender Rights in the Military
    Why can't transgender people serve in the U.S. military? Sgt. Shane Ortega is fighting to lift the ban. #HistoryNOW #LGBT

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  • How to book Shane Ortega?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Shane Ortega for both live and virtual events for over 20 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Shane Ortega, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Shane Ortega or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Shane Ortega?

    Booking fees for Shane Ortega, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Shane Ortega, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Shane Ortega?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Shane Ortega for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Shane Ortega for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Shane Ortega or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Shane Ortega or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Shane Ortega is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Shane Ortega for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. Shane Ortega generally travels from Thailand and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Geena Rocero, J.R. Martinez, LZ Granderson, Chris Mosier and Kylar Broadus. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Shane Ortega for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Shane Ortega Speaker Videos

  • Transgender veteran Shane Ortega discusses Trump's military ban
    Retired Staff Sgt. Shane Ortega, who’s been through multiple combat tours, offered his perspective on being a transgender soldier in the U.S. military -- and President Trump's ban on transgender...
    Shane Ortega is Fighting for Transgender Rights in the Military
    Why can't transgender people serve in the U.S. military? Sgt. Shane Ortega is fighting to lift the ban. #HistoryNOW #LGBT

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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