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About AC

AC describes their intersections of race, gender, and sexuality in a way that makes it easy to grasp for new readers, yet still refreshing and engaging for folks who are already familiar with some social justice terminology. Their style of writing is informative, but perhaps most importantly, affirming and encouraging.”
– Charlene Vo, Nonbinary and queer student of color

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Hi! I’m Mx. AC Dumlao.

My pronouns are they/them/theirs. In older articles and the world, you may sometimes also see me as “Angela,” my birth name.

I’m a proud queer trans non-binary first-generation Filipino-American. As an artist & advocate, my work is dedicated to affirming and uplifting underrepresented folks and their intersectional identities. In addition, I am passionate about raising awareness and ending the stigma that surrounds mental illness.

I work at the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF) as their Name Change Project Coordinator. I connect low-income transgender people with law firms providing pro bono legal representation on legal name changes as well as present trainings / CLEs on the Name Change Project to partner law firms.

I run the social justice Facebook Call Me They (6.6K followers and counting!) and the genderqueer fashion/radical self-care Instagram @menswearselfcare. I was profiled by NBC Asian America‘s #RedefineAtoZ list of AAPI emerging voices in Spring 2017 and my writing has been featured on The Huffington Post,, and Wear Your Voice Magazine.

(You can grab my up-to-date bios here!)

Do you have a panel or guest lecture series you’re planning? A podcast you’re recording? A photo series you’re starting? Contact me! And enjoy exploring the site.

xo AC

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Please note: All opinions expressed on my website and linked articles/accounts are my own.