AC Dumlao, Program Manager

AC Dumlao

AC Dumlao (they / them / theirs) is a transgender nonbinary first-generation Filipino-American activist. As Program Manager at TLDEF, they manage the Name Change Project, which connects transgender people with attorneys providing pro bono representation during the legal name change process. Additionally, AC leads TLDEF’s community education initiatives and is the lead trainer for trans cultural competency presentations and workshops. In 2019, AC was named a NYC/WorldPride Community Hero by Heritage of Pride, during the 50th anniversary year of the Stonewall Uprising. In 2018, AC co-hosted an advance screening/talkback in conversation with Lisa Ling for the CNN Original Series’ episode “This is Life with Lisa Ling: Gender Fluidity.” Their nonbinary advocacy work and words have also been featured by ABC News Live, NBC Asian America, Allure, The Huffington Post, The Advocate, Business Insider, Vice Media, and more. AC is an alum of Vassar College, where they are a co-chair for the Vassar LGBTQ+ Alumnae/i Affinity Group and Board Director nominee for the Alumnae/i Association of Vassar College (AAVC) Board. They live with gratitude on the traditional and unceded homelands of the Lenape and Canarsie people, also known as Brooklyn, NY.

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Updated on May 12, 2021