Rancher Creating Community for Queer Farmers | Modern Farmer

Along with the Pride in Agriculture series of stories I'm sharing from LGBTQ+ people and allies in agriculture and rural communities, I've had the opportunity to connect with journalists to elevate these topics. Modern Farmer recently interviewed me to learn more about how we're creating a community for queer farmers, one social media post (and … Continue reading Rancher Creating Community for Queer Farmers | Modern Farmer

Finding community for LGBTQ in rural life | Pride In Agriculture

As part of the Pride in Agriculture series, today we’ll hear from Devin Gredell (he/him), who lives in St Louis, Missouri. Devin shares how it can often be a challenge to find a true sense of community for LGBTQ people in rural life. But he has succeeded in his own journey to find that while maintaining … Continue reading Finding community for LGBTQ in rural life | Pride In Agriculture

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Empathy and Action on LGBTQ Inclusion | Pride in Agriculture

As part of the Pride in Agriculture series, today we'll hear from Grant Ermis, who lives in Temple, Texas where he works as a career and technical education coordinator. Grant shares his experiences, as well as advice on improving LGBTQ inclusion in agriculture. You can connect with Grant on Facebook and Instagram. Why are you … Continue reading Empathy and Action on LGBTQ Inclusion | Pride in Agriculture

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A place for LGBTQ in Agriculture Community | Pride in Agriculture

As part of the Pride in Agriculture series, today we'll hear from Patrick Connolly (he/him), who lives in Echo Bay, Ontario, Canada. Patrick has purchased his family farm and manages the local agriculture center. He shares his perspective on being a person identifying as LGBTQ in agriculture communities. You can connect with Patrick on Instagram … Continue reading A place for LGBTQ in Agriculture Community | Pride in Agriculture

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Anonymous LGBTQ in Agriculture | Pride in Agriculture

As part of the Pride in Agriculture series, today we'll hear from an anonymous LGBTQ voice from the agriculture community. Over the years, I've had a number of people come to me in confidence to share their stories and I don't take that responsibility lightly. Anonymous LGBTQ stories are incredibly important to share. That's where … Continue reading Anonymous LGBTQ in Agriculture | Pride in Agriculture

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Coming Out Professionally | Pride in Agriculture

As part of the Pride in Agriculture series, today we'll hear from Garrett Steede, who lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Garrett grew up in Mississippi and is an assistant professor of agricultural communication and marketing. Coming out professionally in agriculture can be intimidating. Garrett shares a piece of that story with us. You can connect with … Continue reading Coming Out Professionally | Pride in Agriculture

Allyship, Even if it’s Uncomfortable | Pride in Agriculture

Today in the Pride in Agriculture series, meet ally Britany Hurst Marchant (she/her) lives in Firth, Idaho with her husband, Luke. I first connected with Britany during her time working with Idaho cattle ranchers when I was invited to speak at one of their meetings in Sun Valley and I'm excited to hear her perspectives … Continue reading Allyship, Even if it’s Uncomfortable | Pride in Agriculture

The Diversity Imperative | Pride in Agriculture

Today in the Pride in Agriculture series, we'll hear from one half of the duo behind the Diversity Imperative podcast that explores conversations surrounding the potential of diversity in agriculture. Hannah Konschuh (she/her) is a grain farmer from Cluny, Alberta, Canada, and shares her views as an ally in agriculture today. I had the pleasure … Continue reading The Diversity Imperative | Pride in Agriculture

Being an Ally in Agriculture | Pride in Agriculture

As part of the Pride in Agriculture series, it's important we include diverse perspectives knowing LGBTQ+ issues impact many family and friends in agriculture and rural communities. So I am excited to have several allies share their stories. Today, I want you to meet another great friend, mentor, and ally in agriculture, Janice Person. Janice … Continue reading Being an Ally in Agriculture | Pride in Agriculture

Finding LGBTQ Allyship as a Parent | Pride in Agriculture

As part of the Pride in Agriculture series, I am featuring LGBTQ+ people and allies from agriculture and rural communities to raise visibility and awareness of how we can address diversity, equity, and inclusion among us. Today, we'll hear from the perspective of finding allyship as a parent. Daren Williams (he/him) is a friend, mentor, … Continue reading Finding LGBTQ Allyship as a Parent | Pride in Agriculture