SPEAKERS

 

As In My Mind embarks on our fifth year anniversary, we are honored to be joined by leading local and national voices in critical conversation on topics in the mental health and LGBTQ+ peoples of color space

 
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HON. MARK BARBEE, MAYOR OF BRIDGEPORT, PA

The first openly gay and first Black mayor of Bridgeport, Philadelphia, appointee to the Pennsylvania Commission on LGBTQ Affairs.

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REV. LOUIS MITCHELL

Co-founder & Executive Director of Transfaith, a multi-tradition, multi-racial, multi-gender  national non-profit led by transgender people.

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GARY BAILEY, DHL, MSW, ACSW

Assistant Dean, Community Engagement and Social Justice, College of Social Service, Public Policy, and Professor of Practice at Simmons School of Social Work and at the Simmons School of Nursing and Health Sciences.


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SERENA M. CHANG, MD

Associate Director of Psychiatry at Callen-Lorde Community Health Center and an Assistant Clinical Professor in Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at NYU School of Medicine, where she lectures on human sexuality.

BILLY JONES, MD, MS

Former Commissioner of Health, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Co-Author of “Study Treatment of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Patients,” published by The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook Of Psychiatry. 

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MOHAN VINJAMURI, PHD, LMSW

Assistant Professor at the Department of Social Work at Lehman College and City University of New York. Prof. Vinjamuri’s research explores social work with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender populations and contemporary fatherhood.