LGBT Speakers

The LGBT+ community, representing diverse sexual orientations and gender identities, continues to seek acceptance and equality in the evolving 21st century. LGBT+ keynote speakers are hired for events to share unique perspectives, educate on inclusivity and inspire through personal stories, thereby promoting understanding and support for this vibrant, multifaceted community.

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The LGBTQIA+ community is representative of a diverse segment of society, with roughly 8% of the global population identifying as LGBTQIA+. This statistic highlights the importance of recognising and respecting the myriad of sexual orientations that exist, underscoring the need for greater acceptance and inclusivity in all spheres of life. LGBT guest speakers are hired to enrich events with their unique perspectives and experiences. They offer insights into diversity, challenge biases and foster inclusivity - including the alarming statistic that 2/3 of people have experienced anti-LGBTQ+ violence or abuse. Their presence and narratives emphasise LGBT issues, encouraging empathy and understanding, and they serve as role models, inspiring and empowering individuals within and beyond the LGBT community.

LGBT keynote speakers are hired to share impactful stories and insights, fostering greater understanding and empathy. They highlight the realities and challenges faced by the LGBT community, including prevalent hate crimes, thereby advocating for equality, inclusivity and respect. Their voices inspire change and promote a more accepting society in 2024 and beyond.

What Does LGBTQIA+ Stand For?

  • L - Lesbian
  • G - Gay
  • B - Bisexual
  • T - Transgender
  • Q - Queer/Questioning
  • I - Intersex
  • A - Asexual/Ally
  • + - Other LGBTQIA+ identities and expressions not included in the acronym

Source: PinkNews

Why is LGBTQIA+ Advocacy Important?

Advocacy for the LGBT+ community is crucial, as highlighted by the 17,135 LGBT+ individuals reporting hate crimes to the police. The prevalence of hate incidents motivated by sexual orientation underscores the urgent need for increased protection, awareness and societal change to ensure safety and equality for all sexual orientations and gender identities.

Source: Stop Hate UK

Why Should I Hire an LGBT Speaker?

LGBT guest speakers should be hired to bring vital perspectives on diversity and inclusion. Their experiences and insights illuminate issues like discrimination and hate crimes, fostering empathy and understanding. Their presence challenges stereotypes, advocates for equal rights and inspires audiences to support a more inclusive and equitable society.

Who are the Top LGBT Speakers to Hire?

The best LGBT speakers are those who candidly share their personal experiences to motivate change and catalyse advocacy for the LGBTQIA+ community. Individuals with truly motivational stories to share, LGBT speakers are the perfect addition to events looking to inspire diversity, equity and inclusion. For expert guidance on who the best LGBT speakers to hire are, take a look at The Motivational Speakers Agency's exclusive selection of the Top 10 LGBT+ Speakers Ranked by Popularity!

A fantastic way of catalysing advocacy for the LGBTQIA+ community is by celebrating their awareness days in allyship with the community. Two of those empowering awareness events are LGBT History Month and Pride Month. Celebrated in February and June, these two events spread awareness of the incredible history of the community and celebrate the continued achievements and contributions to society that the community make. If you are interested in honouring either event, read our expert guides on How to Celebrate LGBT History Month in Your Workplace or how to Celebrate Pride Month: 5 Ways to Support Your LGBTQ+ Employees, today!

For a wider selection of LGBT speakers, visit our sister organisation, The LGBT Speakers Agency.

To hire an LGBT speaker, contact The Motivational Speakers Agency today. Call a booking agent on 0207 0787 876 or complete our online contact form to begin the booking process.