Nicola van Kuilenburg
Nicola van Kuilenburg is a queer first generation immigrant who was born in England but lived most of her adult life in the Netherlands and the US. She is the extremely proud mother of two teenaged boys, her eldest son James is also a successful transgender rights activist. A former labor union and community organizer, Nicola is passionate about empowering all communities and firmly believes that although things seem dark right now, the LGBTQ community has the power and resiliency to become stronger than ever. She lives in Frederick, Maryland with her youngest son Mees, and during college breaks, they are joined by James and Stevie the cat.