Axel Keating (they/them/theirs/themself) is a queer, trans, and intersex activist, advocate, and educator located in New York City. At 23 years old, they have been presenting on topics regarding sex, gender, and sexuality for 8 years. They have developed and facilitated trainings and workshops at conferences and universities throughout the country.
They graduated from New York University’s Gallatin School for Individualized Study with a concentration in the interdisciplinary studies of the medicalization and pathologization of marginalized people and a minor in American Sign Language. Their senior colloquium focused on the history of intersex people from antiquity to today and their senior thesis discussed the rise of medicalization and change in discourse around intersex bodies in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.