Lea Robinson is the Assistant Director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs/Manager of LGBTQA Advising & Programming at Columbia University. Before completing her Master’s in Education at Suffolk University, she spent twelve years navigating gender and race in women’s collegiate athletics as a student-athlete, coach, and administrator. She continues to serve as a queer ally for college student-athletes, and to work with It Takes a Team! and The National Center for Lesbian Rights to explore intersections of gender identity, racism, sexuality, and homophobia in sports. She is published in Growing Up Girl: An Anthology of Voices from Marginalized Spaces and has been featured in GO Magazine’s 100 Women We Love. Lea collaborates with her partner, Elizabeth Whitney, on The Miscegenations Project, a digital storytelling and documentary theatre project about historical relationships between anti-miscegenation and anti-same sex marriage laws. She is also a writer and performer and her work has been seen at Dixon Place, La MaMa, ETC., WOW Cafe, and as the emcee of Butch Burlesque at Stonewall.