Kell is a queer, non-binary trans person dedicated to social justice and making this world suck less through radical empathy, solidarity and story-telling. They received a BA from UBC in political science and gender, race, sexuality and social justice, with particular interest in accessible education, gender and social inequalities, and youth empowerment. Kell is a spoken word poet and youth activist not afraid of a microphone or hierarchies. They have spent their last 5 years on unceded Coast Salish territories facilitating workshops on queer identity and politics, organizing for local feminist anti-violence groups, and working against gentrification in Vancouver's downtown eastside. They enjoy smashing binaries, the patriarchy, and white supremacy, as well as continuing to self-educate through listening, listening, listening.