ACTIVISM

Leah's extensive experience with activism focuses on political engagement, cyber civil rights, and combatting LGBTQIA+ discrimination, 

As a future legislator, Leah promotes socioeconomic empowerment, family-friendly workplaces, intersectional healthcare equity, public housing and homelessness reform, educational equality for vulnerable students, tuition free college, gun violence prevention, aggressive federal hate crime legislation, protection for DACA recipients, amending asylum procedures for transgender refugees, reform of the prison-industrial complex and strengthening Title IX and other federal anti-discrimination ordinances.

Through writing, public speaking, grassroots activism, Leah combats adversity locally and internationally. 

REVENGE PORNOGRAPHY

LGBTQIA+

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MEDIA ADVOCACY

A victim of revenge pornography, Leah advocates for cyber civil rights through state and federal lobbying, victim support services, media advocacy and grassroots organizing.

In 2016, Leah founded The March Against Revenge Porn, the first cyber social movement of its kind.,In April 2017, Leah led the first revenge porn march across the Brooklyn Bridge. Since then, Leah has led marches in Pittsburgh and Boston, with forthcoming marches in Orlando, Washington, D.C. and Cleveland.

In the fight against revenge porn, Leah has worked with partner organizations 50 Shades of Silence, BADASS (Battling Against Demeaning and Abusive Selfie Sharing), FacePinPoint, HeartMob, Hollaback!, and McAllister Olivarius Law Firm.

 

 
 
 
 

Leah has worked extensively with national and international LGBTQ+ organizations, including GLAAD, OutRight Action International, The United Nations Free & Equal Campaign, The New York City Pride Organization, The Boston Pride Organization, The Visible Me Campaign, The Ally Coalition, The Connecticut Department of Justice, The Human Rights Campaign, and other organizations fighting LGBTQIA+ discrimination both locally and internationally.

Leah's writing features deep themes of gender and sexuality, political disenfranchisement, and mental health. 

In 2017, Leah presented at the Human Rights Campaign annual "Time To Thrive" Conference on youth activism in the digital age and the True Colors Conference at the University of Connecticut.  

 
 

Leah has been featured delivering commentary on politics, intersectionality, revenge porn and activism on national and international media, including: CNN, The New Day Show, BBC, MTV, NBC, Fox, Teen Vogue, The Daily Mail, Seventeen Magazine, Women's Health Magazine, Refinery 29, La Repubblica ItalyFox News, Sky News UK, and Canadian Television Network.