Femi Shittu is a black queer woman troublemaker from the rural south. Raised in Yanceyville North Carolina, she ventured off to Greensboro for college and has recently re-located to Durham, NC to work with Ignite NC. She plans to go to grad school for Social Work and eventually open up a wellness center with her community. She is committed to spreading LGBTQ history and claiming the queer legacy in the struggle for liberation. A writer always and a DJ by night. An extrovert who enjoys ice cold beer, smoking lavender, and traveling across the U.S. consistently. Femi is absolutely and completely in love with the south.

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