Laura A. Jacobs, LCSW-R

Psychotherapist, Activist, Author, Presenter... Heretic.

Laura A. Jacobs, LCSW-R is a Trans and GenderQueer-identified psychotherapist, activist, writer, and public speaker in the New York City area working with transgender and gender-nonconforming, LGBTQ+, and alternate lifestyle communities of BDSM, nonmonogamy, and sexwork. She currently serves as the Chair of the Board of Directors for the Callen-Lorde Community Health Center, making her the first trans and genderqueer-identified Chair of any of the LGBTQ+ Community Health Centers nationwide. She has been featured in television, radio, and print media, has presented at countless community and healthcare conferences, professional organizations, medical schools, and other organizations. As Lawrence Jacobs, she worked as a musician, composer, photographer, and less glamorous positions such as corporate middle management.