Black History Month-Kenyon Farrow

Throughout the month of February, Family Equality Council is celebrating Black History Month by honoring the accomplishments, contributions, and lives of LGBT Black Americans, past and present.

Kenyon Farrow—Activist and writer. Kenyon Farrow, originally from Cleveland, Ohio, is a community organizer who has worked to address HIV/AIDS and homophobia. He was a Policy Institute Fellow with the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force, and Executive Director of New York-based Queers for Economic Justice. He is co-editor of Letters From Young Activists: Today’s Rebels Speak Out (2005), and the upcoming A New Queer Agenda. Farrow’s writing has appeared on,,,, and others. He also blogs at