Mark Daniel Snyder
415-865-0176 ext. 310
Mark has a passion for utilizing new media and succinct messaging to inspire people to create a world that treats transgender people and their families with dignity and respect.
Mark grew up in a house made from an old barn on a mountain in rural Pennsylvania, where he enjoyed the serenity of nature and his many rescued farm animals and pets. He currently lives in downtown San Francisco with his partner Wing and their Jack Russell Terrier, Willy. Mark identifies as gender, sexually, and politically queer. He also identifies as “Second Gen,” which for him signifies that he has a gay parent.
Mark majored in Marketing Communication at Emerson College in Boston and holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Speech Communication. He has spoken at hundreds of schools and colleges, and been a featured speaker at Boston Pride and numerous fundraisers.
Mark brings a wealth of experience working with organizations serving LGBTQ parents, people with LGBTQ parents, and LGBTQ youth. Prior to TLC, he has worked for the Boston Alliance of LGBTQ Youth, Our Family Coalition, and COLAGE in communications and fundraising capacities. Mark is a dedicated activist for social and economic justice. In 2000 he founded one of the first online hubs for queer activists, QueerToday.com, which has garnered media attention worldwide for sparking creative LGBTQ rights demonstrations. Mark currently serves on the LGBT Advisory Committee of the San Francisco Human Rights Commission.