Eòghann Renfroe

Transgender Rights Organizer, Empire State Pride Agenda.

Eòghann Renfroe is the Transgender Rights Organizer for the Empire State Pride Agenda. In this capacity Eòghann organizes grassroots efforts to pass the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA) and build support for greater equality and justice for transgender and gender-nonconforming residents of the state of New York.

Before joining the Pride Agenda Eòghann worked for Advancing Wisconsin, a nonprofit advocacy organization, where he built support for progressive policies in education, reproductive rights, the environment and more.

He graduated from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago with a degree in fine arts and a focus in new media, studying community building through the intersection of art and activism. This included developing online-based creative communities and participating in D.I.Y. art galleries and community-based art collectives.

Eòghann grew up in Hyde Park, N.Y., and currently lives in Albany.