Jae Rice (he/him) is a trans-masculine public figure fighting for the liberation of oppressed communities on a daily basis. Jae is a cultural curator, DJ, composer, Director of Communications at Brave Space Alliance, and overall practitioner of freedom, joy and justice. His background in political science and intercultural communications shapes his dedication to the progress of all Black LGBTQIA+ folks and other marginalized groups through perpetuating on-the-ground societal shifts, advancements, cultural change, and growth. This dedication can be seen and holistically felt through over a decade of creating intentional spaces that center all Black LGBTQIA+ women, femmes, TGNC, and queer folks in Chicago, and around the world. Jae continues to foster an equitable future and moves intentionally towards a collectively liberated society.