Youth Leadership Coordinator and Communications & Operations Manager

Pidgeon is the Inter/Act Youth Leadership Coordinator and Communications & Operations Manager. Pidgeon has a M.A in Gender Studies from DePaul University and is a recent “30 under 30” award winner by The Windy City Times—a renowned voice in journalism that highlights important topics and emerging leaders around LGBTQI issues. Since 2006, they have made an effort to expand the visibility of issues related to the intersex/DSD communities.
They’ve participated at the most recent international Intersex Forums. Last March, Pidgeon had the honor of testifying at a hearing on Intersex Human Rights, sponsored by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) in Washington, D.C., a part of the Organization of American States (OAS).
Jen Pidgeon Pagonis