Atty. Kylar Broadus

Kylar W. Broadus is an attorney, long-time activist, and professor. He was recognized by Mastercard's affinity group in 2018 for his diverse work. In 2011, Liberty Mutual recognized and awarded Broadus for his almost three decades in the movement at the GLAAD Awards. Broadus was honored to stand with President Obama while signing the Executive Order adding protections for millions of LGBT 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. 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. He is featured in the documentary the "Trans 100" which appeared on HBO on Demand in the Fall of 2016. Also, he was in the documentary, "Still Black: Portrait of Transmen." He is founder and director of the Trans People of Color Coalition the only national organization dedication to the civil rights of all transgender people of color. He's on the board of the National Black Justice Coalition, Mary's House in Washington, D.C., and Freedom for All Americans. He's provided legal services to many and has been an organizer.