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Greg R. Baird

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Current legislation is affecting Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging in most of the United States. We all need to strive to be better people and help our communities at work and at home.

 

The LGBTQ+ community continues to face discrimination in their daily lives. More states are drafting and passing laws targeting transgender and non-binary people. It’s more important than ever to book Greg R. Baird for your next event. Greg has been a lecturer, educator, novice filmmaker, and social advocate for LGBTQ+ civil rights for 30 years.

 

An engaging & motivating speaker with heart, humor, and passion, Greg has spoken to audiences on topics such as diversity, inclusion, equity, community, peace, & anti-hate. He is a powerful voice for the LGBTQ+ and our ally communities. Greg’s message is inclusive for all audiences. Audiences have commented on how they felt engaged, educated, and motivated during his program.

His unique storytelling, sensitivity, and passion shine through on how to be a positive influence in your community, embracing DEIB and how one person can create a change in their life and the lives of others. Greg's audience will be motivated by the importance of being an ally and a mentor in our communities.

 

Greg worked as Executive Producer of a documentary about the gay hate murder of University of Wyoming college student, Matthew Shepard. A topic that Greg often speaks about. He also directed and edited his short memorial film titled, “2:02 AM” about the timeline of the Pulse Nightclub shooting. The film shares Greg’s experience at Pulse on three different visits while filming. The short film has been viewed across the globe virtually and in person during his lecture program on Erasing Hate and Bigotry.

 

In the summer of 2018, Greg was the keynote speaker at Aetna Insurance in Hartford, Connecticut for their Signature Pride Event. He can be seen in a documentary titled, “Fish Out of Water” which explores what the Bible really says about being LGBTQ+. He is acknowledged for contributing to Dr. Ruth Westheimer’s book, A Guide to College Life. Greg is mentioned in Liliane Colburn's book; The Green Room; A Mother's Truth and also contributed a few stories in the books Tell Me About It 2: LGBTQ Secrets, Confessions, and Life Stories and Tell Me About It 3 by historians of LGBTQ life, St Sukie de la Croix and Owen Keehnen.

 

In January 2020, Greg delivered a powerful keynote address at the Rotary World Peace Conference in Ontario, CA to help create lasting change, acceptance, and peace for LGBTQ+ communities around the world.

 

Greg has a social media following and produces a weekly vlog on YouTube & TikTok. His engaging programs offer our LGBTQ+ communities, allies, workplaces & schools new ways of allyship, anti-hate, connection, compassion, and hope.

Greg R. Baird's Experiences

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Keynote at the World Peace Conference, 2020

Greg was one of the keynotes at the 2020 Rotary World Peace Conference.

Aetna Global Lecture event

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Allyship Conference

Global allyship Conference

Greg R. Baird Lecture Program

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Lecture Promotion for 2024

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City of Iowa City lecture feedback

The City of Iowa City was a great lecture with a very engaging audience. I love to bring my program to your next event. Your colleagues will be talking about my lecture long after it is over.

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  • What is your favorite quote? "Live your life from your heart. Share from your heart and your story will touch and heal people's souls." - Melody Beattie
  • Are there any moments that stand out as having a significant impact on your career? I have had several that I am very proud of. I was the Keynote Speaker at International GOAL Conference for LGBTQ Law Enforcement Officials, Chicago, IL in 2014. The Keynote featured speaker
  • Outside of your profession do you have any hobbies/interests? I love to travel either on a weekend or longer trips. I enjoy cooking for friends and having social gatherings. As a side hobby, I have a small business of selling seasoning for food that I
  • Who do you look up to as a mentor and why? I have looked up to and worked with Judy and Dennis Shepard. They are the parents of Matthew Shepard who was killed in a gay hate crime in 1998 in Laramie, WY. I am very grateful to have th
  • Is there anything else we should know about you? I have been written about in several books and interviewed on many local radio and TV programs. I have spent a lifetime sharing my story, educating, and making a difference in many lives.
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