Kayla Gore is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of My Sistah’s House, a trans-led nonprofit organization that provides healthcare advocacy, equitable housing, career resources, and community space-holding to predominately Trans Women of Color in Memphis, TN. She is also the Southern Regional Organizer for Transgender Law Center, the largest national trans-led organization advocating, protecting, and advancing the rights of transgender and gender nonconforming (TGNC) people across the country.
Kayla is unapologetically Trans and Black. A Memphian through and through, she has a long history working for the rights of transgender people in the South. Kayla is a State Certified HIV tester and Sexual Health Counselor. She served on the Tri-State Black Pride Board as the TGNC Chair from 2016 to 2018. Currently, she serves as Chair of the Tennessee Transgender Task Force with Tennessee Department of Health.
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