Who We Are

Amy Heart •  Executive Publisher & Founding Member

Amy Heart is a queer storyteller and social justice advocate, dedicated to lifting the voices of trans girls and trans women everywhere.

From 2002 to 2013, Amy worked exclusively in non-profit community television as both educator and community organizer. Since then, she has focused her energy on ‘unlearning’ white supremacy, studying disability justice, building strong relationships with other trans women artists, and helping people become fluent in modern technology. Amy has a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Film Studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and currently resides in her “chosen” hometown of Olympia, Washington.

Bridget Liang • Consulting Director & Founding Member

Bridget Liang is a mixed race, queer, transfeminine, neurodiverse, disabled, fat fangirl.

They came into their queerness in Hamilton Ontario and co-founded RADAR Youth Group at the LGBTQ Wellness Centre (the Well), the first queer group in a high school in Hamilton, and were instrumental in the passing of an equity policy at at HWDSB.

Bridget is a budding academic, community researcher, workshop and group facilitator, performance artist, and writer. Much of their work revolves around intersectionality and arts-based research. Check out their blog at https://bridgetliang.wordpress.com.

Serafima Mintz • Copyeditor for The Resilience Anthology

Serafima Mintz teaches reading and comprehension in Palm Beach County, Florida. She has been published in Gertrude and the Fine Print, and she writes the zine Even Noisy Sparrows. To contact Serafima, email her here.

Evelyn Yaussy •  Chief Financial Officer & Founding Member