Ivy is a genderqueer activist who has been heavily involved in the movement for LGBT equality for over a decade. Ze is Co-Founder and current Program Director of Gender Benders, the largest transgender advocacy group in South Carolina. Ivy also currently serves on the advisory board of the Campaign for Southern Equality, a grassroots campaign working to bring full equality to the South. In 2014, ze received the Ryan Wilson Equality Award for outstanding equality advocacy for the LGBT community of South Carolina. The last three years of Ivy’s work has largely been focused on transgender advocacy and education.