Kimm Topping

Kimm Topping, Ed.M. (they/them/theirs) is a writer, educator, community organizer, and queer historian. Their work values youth voice, leadership, and activism. Kimm has led workshops and trainings with tens of thousands of people across Massachusetts and nationally. By sharing stories and providing folks with tools to authentically support youth, Kimm believes we can create safer and more welcoming environments for students, educators, and families. They are passionate about queer history and opportunities for LGBTQ+ young people to learn the histories of their communities. Kimm's first YA non-fiction book, GENERATION QUEER, which highlights the stories of modern LGBTQ+ youth activists, is forthcoming from Tu Books/Lee & Low. Kimm is also an Adjunct Lecturer at the Harvard Graduate School of Education focused on gender and sexuality. You can find Kimm on Instagram @kimmwrites or on their website.

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