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Romeo Jackson

LGBTQ and Gender Program Coordinator
Department(s): Student Diversity & Social Justice
Office: HOU -
Phone: 702-895-5740
Email: romeo.jackson@unlv.edu

Biography

Romeo Jackson (they/them/theirs) currently serves as the LGBTQ & Gender Program Coordinator. Hailing from the southside of Chicago and the grandchild of Gracie Lee Fowler, Romeo Jackson is a 1st generation, Queer, Non-Binary Femme, and a Black descended of the estimated 11 million Africans who were kidnapped and sold into enslavement. They are a feminist dedicated to intersectional justice and cross movement building. Their research, writing, and practice explores Race/ism, Settler Colonialism, Gender, and Sexuality within a Higher Education Context with an emphasis on the experiences of Queer and Trans Students of Color. Named one of the 100 Black and LGBT-SGL leaders to watch, Romeo is committed to uplifting and empowering queer and trans people of color through a black queer feminist lens.