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Kylar Broadus

Attorney, Author & LGBTQ Rights Activist; Motivational Disability Speaker; Founder of the Trans People of Color Coalition

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Kylar Broadus Biography

Kylar W. Broadus is a Black man of trans experience that has been a pioneer in the movement as an attorney, long-time activist, public speaker, author, and professor. Broadus is known worldwide for his work in the LGBT and Trans movements.

He has appeared on national television news shows to discuss the legislation against transgender youth sweeping across the nation and other issues that have impacted LGBTQ+ people. Broadus became a board member of the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Board of Director in December of 2021. On October 21, 2021, GLAD recognized Broadus for his body of work with the Spirit of Justice Award. This year Broadus was extremely honored by the National Black Justice Coalition to be a recipient of the James Baldwin Award in September 2021. He was awarded the Trans Trailblazer Award by the LGBT Bar Association of Los Angeles in 2019 and issued a Proclamation by the City Attorney’s Office of Los Angeles on March 28, 2019. In 2018 the Gentlemen’s Foundation of Atlanta, he was awarded the 2018 Gentleman of Excellence Award. Mastercard in 2018 featured Broadus for Pride Month. He was recognized by the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office of King’s County in Brooklyn, New York in 2018 for his contributions to the legal field.

In 2017 Liberty Mutual honored him at the GLAAD Awards for his more than 30 years contribution to the movement. Also, in 2017, he was awarded a Certificate of Legal Excellence by the City of New York, County of Kings, District Attorney’s Office.

The Advocate recognized Broadus as one of “25 Legal Advocates Fighting for Trans Rights.” Broadus was honored to stand with President Obama while signing the Executive Order adding protections for millions of workers in 2014. He was named to the Out 100 by Out Magazine in 2013. He is the first out transgender American to testify before the United States Senate in favor of the Employment Nondiscrimination Act in 2012. Broadus was given the Pioneer Award at the Trans faith of Color Conference by the Freedom Center of Social Justice.

In 2011, he was awarded the Sue J. Hyde Activism Award for Longevity in the Movement at Task Force National Conference on LGBT Equality: Conference Creating Change. He has been featured in Esquire, BlackEnterprise.Com and Diversity, Inc., and numerous other publications. He is featured in the Tran List on HBO Demand and Still Black: A Portrait of Black Transmen in 2008.

He is founder and director of the Trans People of Color Coalition the only national organization dedication to the civil rights of transgender people of color. Broadus is on the board of the National Black Justice Coalition, where for three years he was board chair. He serves on the Mary’s House For Older Adults Board and the C.L. Barnhouse CO. Board of Directors. He just rolled off the Freedom For All Americans board of directors. Broadus was on the DC Mayor’s LGBT Advisory Task Force Committee. He serves and has served on numerous boards, but these are the most current.

In 2012, Broadus was one of thirteen transgender delegates and the first Black transgender delegate to the Democratic National Convention. Additionally, he held the honor of being appointed to the Rules Committee at the Convention. A founding member of the think thank the Transgender Law and Policy Institute which was the first of its’ kind.

He served as a Human Rights Commission and Vice Chair in the City of Columbia, Missouri. He has had the opportunity to craft legislation and the local, state, and federal level and provide testimony on all levels. Some major contributions to the Matthew Shephard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Act, and the Employment Nondiscrimination Act. He’s consulted on numerous legal cases that have been litigated and has been a part of the litigator’s roundtable for LGBTQ lawyers.

Broadus has enjoyed a prolific career as an activist, writer, lawyer, professor, and public speaker. He’s worked as Operations Officer at Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund. He was Director of the Transgender Civil Rights Project and Senior Counsel at the National LGBTQ Task Force. As an attorney, Broadus practiced with a focus on LGBTQ law, particularly transgender rights but has represented all types of clients. This was at a time when other lawyers would not take any of these cases. He received referrals from the National Center for Lesbian Rights, Transgender Law Center, Lambda Legal and the ACLU. He was as a full professorship at Lincoln, a historically black college and university in Missouri.

He has served as counsel at the National LGBTQ Task Force and the Human Rights Campaign. He authored in the first of its kind the essay “The Evolution of Employment Discrimination Protections for Transgender People,” published in “Transgender Rights,” the first of its kind by Currah, Juang, Minter 2006. This essay has been used on numerous campuses around the country in Gender, Women’s Studies and Law Schools. He has published other work and is currently authoring a book to be released late 2022.

He has served as Division Director in the Section of Individual Rights and Responsibilities with the American Bar Association and as a Commissioner on the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Commission. He’s a member of the National LGBT Bar Association. He has conducted numerous trainings and continuing education programs for the American Bar Association and the National LGBT Bar Association as well as on his own. Broadus now serves as Special Liaison to the SOGI Commission.

Broadus has worked on numerous policy issues from the Matthew Shepard-James Byrd, Jr Hate Crimes Act to the trans ban in the military. He has represented LGBTQ people and been a resource when there were few to any lawyers willing to take LGBTQ cases.

His work has not just included the LGBTQ+ movement but he has worked at the intersections of many movements particularly race, women’s rights, and disability. This list encompasses some of Broadus’ accomplishments.

In addition to his activism and law practice, teaching at a historically black college and university for almost two decades helped shape the world in yet another way for Mr. Broadus with the proud heritage of inspiring so many students just to be themselves, and many to become lawyers and legislators.

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Kylar Broadus Biography

Kylar W. Broadus is a Black man of trans experience that has been a pioneer in the movement as an attorney, long-time activist, public speaker, author, and professor. Broadus is known worldwide for his work in the LGBT and Trans movements.

He has appeared on national television news shows to discuss the legislation against transgender youth sweeping across the nation and other issues that have impacted LGBTQ+ people. Broadus became a board member of the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Board of Director in December of 2021. On October 21, 2021, GLAD recognized Broadus for his body of work with the Spirit of Justice Award. This year Broadus was extremely honored by the National Black Justice Coalition to be a recipient of the James Baldwin Award in September 2021. He was awarded the Trans Trailblazer Award by the LGBT Bar Association of Los Angeles in 2019 and issued a Proclamation by the City Attorney’s Office of Los Angeles on March 28, 2019. In 2018 the Gentlemen’s Foundation of Atlanta, he was awarded the 2018 Gentleman of Excellence Award. Mastercard in 2018 featured Broadus for Pride Month. He was recognized by the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office of King’s County in Brooklyn, New York in 2018 for his contributions to the legal field.

In 2017 Liberty Mutual honored him at the GLAAD Awards for his more than 30 years contribution to the movement. Also, in 2017, he was awarded a Certificate of Legal Excellence by the City of New York, County of Kings, District Attorney’s Office.

The Advocate recognized Broadus as one of “25 Legal Advocates Fighting for Trans Rights.” Broadus was honored to stand with President Obama while signing the Executive Order adding protections for millions of workers in 2014. He was named to the Out 100 by Out Magazine in 2013. He is the first out transgender American to testify before the United States Senate in favor of the Employment Nondiscrimination Act in 2012. Broadus was given the Pioneer Award at the Trans faith of Color Conference by the Freedom Center of Social Justice.

In 2011, he was awarded the Sue J. Hyde Activism Award for Longevity in the Movement at Task Force National Conference on LGBT Equality: Conference Creating Change. He has been featured in Esquire, BlackEnterprise.Com and Diversity, Inc., and numerous other publications. He is featured in the Tran List on HBO Demand and Still Black: A Portrait of Black Transmen in 2008.

He is founder and director of the Trans People of Color Coalition the only national organization dedication to the civil rights of transgender people of color. Broadus is on the board of the National Black Justice Coalition, where for three years he was board chair. He serves on the Mary’s House For Older Adults Board and the C.L. Barnhouse CO. Board of Directors. He just rolled off the Freedom For All Americans board of directors. Broadus was on the DC Mayor’s LGBT Advisory Task Force Committee. He serves and has served on numerous boards, but these are the most current.

In 2012, Broadus was one of thirteen transgender delegates and the first Black transgender delegate to the Democratic National Convention. Additionally, he held the honor of being appointed to the Rules Committee at the Convention. A founding member of the think thank the Transgender Law and Policy Institute which was the first of its’ kind.

He served as a Human Rights Commission and Vice Chair in the City of Columbia, Missouri. He has had the opportunity to craft legislation and the local, state, and federal level and provide testimony on all levels. Some major contributions to the Matthew Shephard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Act, and the Employment Nondiscrimination Act. He’s consulted on numerous legal cases that have been litigated and has been a part of the litigator’s roundtable for LGBTQ lawyers.

Broadus has enjoyed a prolific career as an activist, writer, lawyer, professor, and public speaker. He’s worked as Operations Officer at Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund. He was Director of the Transgender Civil Rights Project and Senior Counsel at the National LGBTQ Task Force. As an attorney, Broadus practiced with a focus on LGBTQ law, particularly transgender rights but has represented all types of clients. This was at a time when other lawyers would not take any of these cases. He received referrals from the National Center for Lesbian Rights, Transgender Law Center, Lambda Legal and the ACLU. He was as a full professorship at Lincoln, a historically black college and university in Missouri.

He has served as counsel at the National LGBTQ Task Force and the Human Rights Campaign. He authored in the first of its kind the essay “The Evolution of Employment Discrimination Protections for Transgender People,” published in “Transgender Rights,” the first of its kind by Currah, Juang, Minter 2006. This essay has been used on numerous campuses around the country in Gender, Women’s Studies and Law Schools. He has published other work and is currently authoring a book to be released late 2022.

He has served as Division Director in the Section of Individual Rights and Responsibilities with the American Bar Association and as a Commissioner on the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Commission. He’s a member of the National LGBT Bar Association. He has conducted numerous trainings and continuing education programs for the American Bar Association and the National LGBT Bar Association as well as on his own. Broadus now serves as Special Liaison to the SOGI Commission.

Broadus has worked on numerous policy issues from the Matthew Shepard-James Byrd, Jr Hate Crimes Act to the trans ban in the military. He has represented LGBTQ people and been a resource when there were few to any lawyers willing to take LGBTQ cases.

His work has not just included the LGBTQ+ movement but he has worked at the intersections of many movements particularly race, women’s rights, and disability. This list encompasses some of Broadus’ accomplishments.

In addition to his activism and law practice, teaching at a historically black college and university for almost two decades helped shape the world in yet another way for Mr. Broadus with the proud heritage of inspiring so many students just to be themselves, and many to become lawyers and legislators.

Kylar Broadus Videos

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  • Kylar Broadus Interview: Full Interview

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  • How to book Kylar Broadus?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Kylar Broadus for both live and virtual events 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 for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Kylar Broadus, 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 Kylar Broadus or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Kylar Broadus?

    Booking fees for Kylar Broadus, 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 Kylar Broadus, 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 Kylar Broadus?

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

Kylar Broadus is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Kylar Broadus for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Kylar Broadus generally travels from Washington, DC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Geena Rocero, LZ Granderson, Shane Ortega, Chris Mosier and Yoruba Richen. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Kylar Broadus for an upcoming live or virtual event.

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  • July 5, 2021: Kylar Broadus
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