Speaker Profile

Quentin Bell

Quentin Bell
Executive Director
The Knights & Orchids Society Inc. (TKO Society)

Quentin Bell Executive Director/Community Organizer Quentin Bell 29, is the Executive Director of The Knights & Orchids Society, a grassroots Southern centered startup that promotes gender justice and Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer (LGBTQ+) visibility. He is originally from Selma, AL and received his Bachelor degree from Alabama State University in Business Management with a focus on Entrepreneurship. He currently manages TKO's Black Sheep Relief Center, which serves as a link between the local LGBTQ community and the city of Selma for the purpose of creating positive change particularly among rural LGBTQ youth and young adults. Quentin identifies as a Trans-man and he uses his leadership platform within TKO to de-stigmatize this underrepresented group and promote visibility/representation for trans people of color, fighting at the intersections of race and gender.

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