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Kylar Broadus  is a true warrior for equality, civil rights, the LBTQ community in general but especially Transgender individuals from communities of color.

This attorney, long-time activist, public speaker, author and professor is a groundbreaking trailblazer who forged the way for many of today’s leaders. Not content to sit on his laurels, Kylar continues his advocacy in New York, Washington DC and across the nation.

He was awarded the Trans Trailblazer Award by the LGBT Bar Association of Los Angeles.

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 30 years contribution to the movement.

The Advocate recognized Broadus as one of “25 Legal Advocates Fighting for Trans Rights.”  He was named to the Out 100 by Out Magazine in 2013.

Broadus was 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 EsquireBlackEnterprise.Com and Diversity, Inc. and numerous other publications.

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

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