Todd Tif Fernandez

Human Rights Lawyer & Grassroots Activist

Todd "Tif" Fernandez is dedicated to full LGBT equality. He led the movement to file The Equality Act, uniting over 250 groups behind The Pledge for Full LGBT Equality. He holds a Masters of Law in Human Rights from the University of Pretoria, South Africa, and was formerly General Counsel & Legislative Director for Economic Affairs and the Governor’s Ombudsman in Massachusetts. He has worked in association with The Equality Pledge Network, The American Equality Bill Project, GetEqual, Out4Immigration, ActOnPrinciples, the New York Immigration Coalition, Queer Rising, Queer OWS Caucus, eQualityGiving, and the Radical Faeries. He is now tackling climate change, the moral crisis of our times.