Holiday Simmons, MSW comes from a background in Social Work, Education, and Performing Arts & Activism. He has worked with youth in foster care, taught GED, has managed education initiatives, and has facilitated numerous creative writing and spoken word workshops with groups of youth, queer and trans people, women, and Africana and Latino communities both in the U.S. and abroad. Holiday is currently the National Community Educator for Lambda Legal’s Southern Regional Office in Atlanta, GA. Lambda Legal is the oldest and largest national legal organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of LGBT people and people with HIV. He is a Black Cherokee, genderqueer, two-spirit person, aspiring to a parent in the near future.