National Organizer, Black LGBTQIA+ Migrant Project (BLMP)
510.587.9696 ext. 316
Ola Osifo Osaze is a trans masculine queer of Edo and Yoruba descent, who was born in Port Harcourt, Delta State and now resides in Houston, Texas. Ola has been a community organizer for many years including working with Transgender Law Center, the Audre Lorde Project, Uhuru Wazobia (one of the first LGBT groups for African immigrants in the US), Queers for Economic Justice and Sylvia Rivera Law Project. Ola is a 2015 Voices of Our Nation Arts workshop (VONA) fellow, and has writings published in Apogee, Qzine, Black Public Media, Black Girl Dangerous, Black Looks, Autostraddle, and the anthologies Yellow Medicine Review, Queer African Reader, and Queer Africa II.