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Alok Vaid-Menon

Gender Non-Conforming Writer, Performance Artist, LGBTQ Rights Activist

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 Alok Vaid-Menon Biography

Alok Vaid-Menon (ALOK) is an internationally acclaimed gender non-conforming artist, media personality, and public speaker whose work for gender justice has been featured on MTV, The Guardian, BBC, CNN, and the New York Times. As a mixed-media artist they use poetry, comedy, lecture, performance, sound-art, fashion design, and self-portraiture to explore themes of gender, race, trauma, belonging, and the human condition. ALOK appeared on HBO's "The Trans List" (2016) and "Random Acts of Flyness" (2018). They are the author of the poetry book Femme In Public (2017) and Beyond the Gender Binary (2020), a clarion call for a new approach to gender in the 21st century. In 2019 ALOK was selected as one of NBC's 30 LGBTQ changemakers and one of Out Magazine's OUT 100. Over the past decade they have presented at over 500 venues in more than 40 countries.

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  • Femme in Public

    What feminine part of yourself did you have to destroy in order to survive in this world? At what point does femininity become synonymous with apology? Who hurt the people who hurt you? ALOK is trying to figure it out. Join for an evening of poetry, stand-up comedy, drag, and more as they take their audience on an emotional roller coaster all the way from the personal to the political.

  • Beyond the Gender Binary

    In this performance-lecture ALOK presents a 21st century approach to gender rights, calling for an end to the gender binary. The gender binary -
    • the maintenance of two separate and opposite genders -
    • is a system of power that exists to create conflict and division. This false choice of boy or girl, man or woman, male or female is not natural -
    • it is political. We deserve more options. Gender diversity is an integral part of our existence. It always has been, and it always will be.

  • Keynotes, Endowed Lectures & Commencement Addresses

    ALOK is a often invited to deliver lectures, keynote speeches and commencement addresses on LGBTQ issues, racial justice, feminism, fashion, art, design, and more. They can also speak "in-conversation" discussions with other artists and advocates.

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  • HOW TO BOOK Alok Vaid-Menon?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Alok Vaid-Menon for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 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. Fill out a booking request form for Alok Vaid-Menon, 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 Alok Vaid-Menon or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Alok Vaid-Menon?

    Booking fees for Alok Vaid-Menon, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker 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 Alok Vaid-Menon, 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 Alok Vaid-Menon?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Alok Vaid-Menon 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 Alok Vaid-Menon for your next private or corporate function.
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Alok Vaid-Menon

Gender Non-Conforming Writer, Performance Artist, LGBTQ Rights Activist

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Alok Vaid-Menon Biography

Alok Vaid-Menon (ALOK) is an internationally acclaimed gender non-conforming artist, media personality, and public speaker whose work for gender justice has been featured on MTV, The Guardian, BBC, CNN, and the New York Times. As a mixed-media artist they use poetry, comedy, lecture, performance, sound-art, fashion design, and self-portraiture to explore themes of gender, race, trauma, belonging, and the human condition. ALOK appeared on HBO's "The Trans List" (2016) and "Random Acts of Flyness" (2018). They are the author of the poetry book Femme In Public (2017) and Beyond the Gender Binary (2020), a clarion call for a new approach to gender in the 21st century. In 2019 ALOK was selected as one of NBC's 30 LGBTQ changemakers and one of Out Magazine's OUT 100. Over the past decade they have presented at over 500 venues in more than 40 countries.

Alok Vaid-Menon Videos

  • Alok V Menon on Fashion's Genderless Future | #BoFVOICES 2019
    Diversity and inclusivity are not just industry buzzwords. In a rousing talk, performance artist and designer Alok V Menon argues that the fashion...
  • Alok Creating Safe Spaces For Trans & Gender-Nonconforming People
    The driving force of Alok Vaid-Menon’s work is centered around creating safe spaces for trans and gender-nonconforming people when they perform,...
  • Challenging the Gender Binary with Alok Vaid-Menon | Be You
    This writer and performance artist is fighting for a world where all people are able to self-determine their gender. Alok Vaid-Menon have...

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Alok Vaid-Menon Speaking Topics

  • Femme in Public

    What feminine part of yourself did you have to destroy in order to survive in this world? At what point does femininity become synonymous with apology? Who hurt the people who hurt you? ALOK is trying to figure it out. Join for an evening of poetry, stand-up comedy, drag, and more as they take their audience on an emotional roller coaster all the way from the personal to the political.

  • Beyond the Gender Binary

    In this performance-lecture ALOK presents a 21st century approach to gender rights, calling for an end to the gender binary. The gender binary -
    • the maintenance of two separate and opposite genders -
    • is a system of power that exists to create conflict and division. This false choice of boy or girl, man or woman, male or female is not natural -
    • it is political. We deserve more options. Gender diversity is an integral part of our existence. It always has been, and it always will be.

  • Keynotes, Endowed Lectures & Commencement Addresses

    ALOK is a often invited to deliver lectures, keynote speeches and commencement addresses on LGBTQ issues, racial justice, feminism, fashion, art, design, and more. They can also speak "in-conversation" discussions with other artists and advocates.

FAQs on booking Alok Vaid-Menon

  • How to book Alok Vaid-Menon?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Alok Vaid-Menon for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 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. Fill out a booking request form for Alok Vaid-Menon, 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 Alok Vaid-Menon or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Alok Vaid-Menon?

    Booking fees for Alok Vaid-Menon, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker 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 Alok Vaid-Menon, 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 Alok Vaid-Menon?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Alok Vaid-Menon 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 Alok Vaid-Menon 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 Alok Vaid-Menon or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Alok Vaid-Menon 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.

Alok Vaid-Menon is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Alok Vaid-Menon for your event is available upon request. Alok Vaid-Menon generally travels from NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Angelica Ross, Jennifer Holliday, Daria Berenato, Indya Moore and Ruby Sales. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Alok Vaid-Menon for an upcoming event.

Alok Vaid-Menon Speaker Videos

  • Alok V Menon on Fashion's Genderless Future | #BoFVOICES 2019
    Diversity and inclusivity are not just industry buzzwords. In a rousing talk, performance artist and designer Alok V Menon argues that the fashion and beauty industries need to ‘de-gender’...
    Alok Creating Safe Spaces For Trans & Gender-Nonconforming People
    The driving force of Alok Vaid-Menon’s work is centered around creating safe spaces for trans and gender-nonconforming people when they perform, create shows or curate events. Vaid-Menon does this...
  • Challenging the Gender Binary with Alok Vaid-Menon | Be You
    This writer and performance artist is fighting for a world where all people are able to self-determine their gender. Alok Vaid-Menon have presented their work at 400 venues in more than 40...
    Funeral - Alok Vaid-Menon | Spoken Fest 2019
    Tragedy, death, loss and love are essentials we struggle to accept. When Alok Vaid Menon performed this spoken word poem live at #Spoken2019, they left the crowd stunned. Heartbreaking, brutally...

Alok Vaid-Menon Speaking Topics

  • Femme in Public

    What feminine part of yourself did you have to destroy in order to survive in this world? At what point does femininity become synonymous with apology? Who hurt the people who hurt you? ALOK is trying to figure it out. Join for an evening of poetry, stand-up comedy, drag, and more as they take their audience on an emotional roller coaster all the way from the personal to the political.

  • Beyond the Gender Binary

    In this performance-lecture ALOK presents a 21st century approach to gender rights, calling for an end to the gender binary. The gender binary -
    • the maintenance of two separate and opposite genders -
    • is a system of power that exists to create conflict and division. This false choice of boy or girl, man or woman, male or female is not natural -
    • it is political. We deserve more options. Gender diversity is an integral part of our existence. It always has been, and it always will be.

  • Keynotes, Endowed Lectures & Commencement Addresses

    ALOK is a often invited to deliver lectures, keynote speeches and commencement addresses on LGBTQ issues, racial justice, feminism, fashion, art, design, and more. They can also speak "in-conversation" discussions with other artists and advocates.

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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.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

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