Kalen Allen is a rising content creator, actor, and entertainment personality. From Kansas City, KS, he first caught Ellen DeGeneres’ eye with his hilarious Kalen Reacts videos where he gives colorful and witty commentary on culinary concoctions online. After inviting Kalen to her show on January 2, 2018, Ellen knew she found something special and offered him an opportunity to collaborate and produce content for her digital platforms.
Today, Kalen has a regular guest spot on The Ellen DeGeneres Show and his very own weekly digital news series, OMKalen, where he gives his one-of-a-kind commentary on hot topics and trending stories of the week. In August 2020, Kalen appeared in An American Pickle. His debut album, where he also serves as executive producer, For Christmas Sake! Was released on Tuesday, Nov. 10.
As Kalen continues to entertain in the digital space, his videos boast an impressive 259 million views across all ELLEN platforms. Kalen’s reach includes 3.5M followers on Facebook, 1.1M followers on Instagram, and 181.5K followers on Twitter.
Quinn will be the first openly transgender Olympian when they play in this year’s 2021 (originally 2020) Tokyo Olympic Games.
Quinn is currently a professional soccer player for the OL Reign (NWSL) and a member of the Canadian Women’s National Team. Quinn also has the distinction of being the highest Canadian ever drafted in NWSL History (3rdoverall to the Washington Spirit in 2018).
With five goals and 61 international caps for the Canadian Women’s National Team, Quinn is also an Olympic Medalist 2016 (Bronze), a CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying best XI (2018 tournament) and Quinn has also been nominated for CONCACAF best XI defender (2018) along with a list of collegiate achievements for the Duke Blue Devils that spans a decorated five-year career (due to a medical redshirt season 2016).
Each Year, we bring unique celebrities, influencers, and performers to the Governor's Conference on LGBTQ Youth. From TV and movie stars, to drag performers and authors, each speaker is carefully chosen for their message and commitment to making the conference unforgettable for LGBTQ youth. Keynote speakers will be announced soon, so check back often for updates!
Carmen Carrera (RuPaul's Drag Race)
Garrard Conley (Author of Boy Erased)
Dr. Eliza Byard (Former Executive Director of GLSEN)
Jonathan Van Ness (Netflix's Queer Eye)
Kim Chi (RuPaul's Drag Race)
Miz Cracker (RuPaul's Drag Race)
Kristin Beck (1st out transgender Navy Seal)
Judy Shepard (Mother of Matthew Shepard)
Moises Kaufman (Author of The Laramie Project)
Brent Hartinger (Author of Geography Club)
Kevin Jennings (Founder of GLSEN)
John Amaechi (NBA Star)
Lt. Dan Choi (Don’t Ask Don’t Tell repeal advocate)
Sarah Schulman (Playwright and Author)
Jai Rodriguez (RENT & Queer Eye for the Straight Guy)
His Royal Highness Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil
Leisha Hailey (Actress)
Miss Coco Peru (Comedian/Monologist)
Blake Skjellerup (Olympian)
Darren Young (WWE Superstar)
Former Prime Minister of Iceland Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir
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