Rico Jacob Chace Keynote Speaker
- LGBTQIA+ and Black Rights Activist
- Board Member of TransActual UK
- Founder of "Against Racism"
Rico is an expert in Intersectionality and Non-Binary Equality. He is a very vocal activist, fighting avidly for the rights of LGBTQIA+ people and Black people.
Rico provided live updates at the London Black Lives Matter protests along with revealing some of the white-washed black history. Also for Rainbow Films, he volunteered to create documentaries on racism and queer rights, as a spokesperson and part of the film crew. The last documentary, ‘Pride & Protest’ won ‘Official Selection 2020’ at the BFI Flare film festival.
He has also spoken on NHS King Cross Hospital panels and North-East A&E doctors on LGBTQI+ healthcare and on a similar subject at the Mayor of London’s round table think tanks. As a newly appointed board member of TransActual UK, he continues to strive to change UK legislation for non-binary equality and raise the Black Queer intersectionality question in all forums with speeches at Cumbria Pride, London Trans Pride, quoted in Forbes and Department of Transport conferences. As a columnist at Wedzera, he continues to speak out about the complexities of sexuality, gender and racial perceptions.
He has recently launched ‘Against Racism’ a nine-part show exploring the various forms of racism and how we collectively can make a difference.
- Trans Rights
- Black Rights
- Mental Health