Amelia Abraham (b. 1991) is a journalist from London. She has over five years experience as a commissioning editor and writer at VICE, Refinery29 and Dazed Media. Her main interest is LGBTQ+ issues, and she has written on or around this topic for the Guardian, the Observer, the Independent, the Sunday Times, the New Statesman, ES Magazine, VICE, i-D magazine, Vogue and Dazed. She also writes about pop culture, feminism, human rights, health, arts and culture, and sex and relationships. She has appeared on Woman’s Hour, BBC Front Row, ITV News, Sky News and BBC Radio London, as well as the Proud Power list 2020. She has spoken at the ICA, Tate, Southbank Centre, Oxford University and New York Times Tent at the Edinburgh Books Festival. She has also hosted documentaries and podcasts for Vice. Amelia’s first book, ‘Queer Intentions: A (Personal) Journey Through LGBTQ+ Culture’, a work of first-person nonfiction about the pros, cons and myths around LGBTQ+ acceptance, was published by Picador in June 2019. She is now in the process of adapting it for television. She is also completing a second book, an edited anthology for Penguin about global LGBTQ+ rights, called ‘We Can Do Better Than This’. Amelia is currently working part-time at Dazed, writing freelance, and copywriting for brands.
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- Meet 100 LGBT+ Trailblazers Redefining the Creative IndustryWe asked influential LGBT+ icons to nominate trailblazers who they believe are redefining the creator landscape. The result? A unique and incredible list of 100 trailblazing LGBT+ folk breaking barriers and inspiring change! We’re on a mission to explore and tackle inequalities in the creative industry - this is why we run diversity initiatives, dedicating our curated projects and people sections on The Dots to undersung groups. This brings together an abundance of dazzling work from diverse cr93