Staff

Yante Turner

Inclusion & Equity Coordinator

Yante Turner is an openly Trans & Queer Black change agent of Milwaukee. With his background in community care and trans liberation work, Yante serves to uplift, support, and advocate for the diaspora of Black Trans people. His passion leads him to wear many hats and have a role in the world as fluid and open as he is. His many roles and hats include working as a Full Spectrum Doula for queer and Trans BIPOC, providing labor support care, abortion advocacy, community defense and Safety task force curator, and a facilitator of all the things Trans, Black, Healing, joyful and challenging! Creating affirming spaces that also foster continuous learning are important factors in Yante’s work, as the fight to decolonize, stripe white supremacy from our communities, and love radically stand at the forefront of his work and life. When he isn’t being an advocate (you never really stop or clock out) you can find him nose deep in a book or a garden bed, traveling and experiencing the world, eating food he has no business eating, and caring for his zoo of animals! He has an Aries Sun, Gemini Moon, and a Virgo Rising!