LA-based write | activist | suitor on Logo TV's "Finding Prince Charming" | www.BrandonKneefel.com
Brandon Kneefel, cast member of Logo TV’s "Finding Prince Charming," has a long history of social justice and empowerment work, specifically working to heal homophobia in and outside of the LGBTQ community. Brandon was awarded the Point Foundation Scholarship (nation’s largest LGBT-granting scholarship fund) and additionally received a top honor–the Jonathan D. Lewis name-scholarship, given to the “scholar who shows most merit as a future progressive leader.” His story has been published alongside notables such as Nate Berkus and Martina Navratilova in the volume "Crisis: Growing Up Gay in America." "Instinct Magazine" called Brandon a “voice for his generation.” He’s written for numerous outlets and currently writes pieces focusing on intersectionality and faith communities for The Huffington Post. In 2007 he was the Media Director for the westbound Equality Ride, which was an effort guided by young adults that used Gandhian nonviolence to confront anti-LGBT colleges on their policies and rhetoric. He uses his experience with addiction and growing up in an anti-gay household and religion as a lens for viewing the world in which we live: if we know what heals one life, we know what heals the world.
Brandon speaks around the country and currently serves in volunteer leadership roles with AIDS Walk LA, Inspire Spiritual Community (an interfaith community founded for an by LGBTQs), and JUUstice LA (an activist organization developed to address equity, economic and environmental issues).