Jules Gill-Peterson

Jules Gill-Peterson is US based writer, activist, professor, and the author of the award-winning book Histories of the Transgender Child, published in 2018. Gill-Peterson is a tenured professor of History at Johns Hopkins University and a General Editor of TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly, the journal of record in the field. She has earned a public reputation for fiercely advocating for transgender children and women, with contributions to and appearances on NPR's All Things Considered and On the Media, CNN, CBS, the BBC, and Xtra magazine. She was profiled by the Guardian and published an op-ed on trans kids in The New York Times in March 2021. She is active on Twitter (with over 20K followers) and has written articles on trans politics for Them, Jewish Currents, The New Inquiry, The Lily, The Funambulist,and The Conversation. She is a cohost of the flagship LGBT podcast at Slate, Outward. She is an executive producer, starring opposite Angelica Ross, Jen Richards, and Zackary Drucker as narrator in the feature documentary Framing Agnes (director Chase Joynt), which world premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2022, where it won the Next Innovator Award and the Next Audience Award.