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Emory Elliott

Biography

Em Elliott is a tender rebel, a wandering writer, and a beekeeper. Em was born in West Virginia, raised in Ohio, spent five years organizing LGBTQ political advocacy in Georgia and currently lives in Knoxville, Tennessee where they are building a tiny home on wheels and studying herbalism. They graduated from Wittenberg University with a BS in Sociology and Psychology in 2010.

Em still spends time organizing around queer and trans issues in the southeast and tends to gravitate toward inter-generational coalition building. Em’s involvement with LVC began as a Volunteer fresh out of college and continues to this day. The core values of justice through peace, intentional communities and living simply and sustainably have been guiding principles for Em ever since going through the LVC program.

Em uses gender neutral they/them/their pronouns.