Finn Gardiner – Intersecting Selfhood: Trans, Autism, and Mental Health Disability

Finn Gardiner is a queer, black, autistic community activist of West Indian and Black American descent. He is a Master of Public Policy student at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University, and the Boston Community Coordinator for the Autistic Self Advocacy Network. He holds a degree in sociology from Tufts University, and has extensive experience with community advocacy, peer education, and activism, primarily in the disability and LGBTQ+ rights sphere. His work is primarily focused on social inequality, the achievement gap, and working towards an intersectional view of disability rights.