Bio

AC’s BIO:

Long(er) Bio (206 words)

AC Dumlao works at TLDEF as the Name Change Project Coordinator. AC is a queer trans non-binary first-generation Filipino-American whose focus as an advocate and artist is to affirm and center underrepresented people and their intersectional identities. They were profiled by NBC Asian America for the inaugural #RedefineAtoZ list of AAPI (Asian-American/Pacific Islander) emerging voices in Spring 2017. AC is also the creator of the social justice Facebook page Call Me They. Their writing has been published by The Huffington Post, Autostraddle.com, and Wear Your Voice Magazine. AC is currently a JEM Mentor at The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center.

Previous to TLDEF, AC worked in digital advertising at M+R with progressive non-profits including Planned Parenthood Action Fund, the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC), and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) Action Fund. AC is also the director and co-producer of the award-winning one-person play Post Traumatic Super Delightful (PTSD).

AC graduated from Vassar College with a B.A. in Psychology and Drama, where they were awarded the Molly Thacher Kazan Prize for distinction in Theatre Arts. They are also a member of the Filipino American Democratic Club of New York and alum of GenSexNYC, The Welcoming Committee, and The Powerhouse Theater. AC resides in Brooklyn, NY.

Short(er) Bio (99 words)

AC Dumlao is the Name Change Project Coordinator at Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF) where they connect low-income transgender people with law firms providing pro bono legal representation. As a queer trans non-binary first-generation Filipino-American advocate and artist, AC works to to affirm and center underrepresented people and their intersectional identities. They were profiled by NBC Asian America for the 2017 “Redefine A to Z” list of AAPI emerging voices. AC is also the creator of the social justice Facebook page Call Me They. Their writing has been published by The Huffington Post, Autostraddle.com, and Wear Your Voice Magazine.

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