Precious Brady-Davis

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Born (1985-11-19) November 19, 1985 (age 35)
NationalityAmerican
CitizenshipUnited States of America
EducationBachelor of Arts
Alma materColumbia College Chicago
Occupation
  • Social Justice Advocate
  • Communications Professional
Spouse(s)Myles Brady Davis

Precious Brady-Davis (born November 19th, 1985) is an award-winning social justice advocate[1], communications professional[2], and public speaker[3]. She is currently the Associate Regional Communications Director at Sierra Club. Brady-Davis is a public speaker and an advocate for marginalized LGBT youth[4].

Early Life and Education

A Nebraska native[5] of multiracial background, Brady-Davis was brought up through both the Foster care system and the Pentecostalism. Brady-Davis graduated from Columbia College Chicago with a degree in Liberal Arts[6] and now resides in Chicago, IL.

Advocacy and Public Life

Brady-Davis became the first Transgender woman[7] on Say Yes to the Dress|TLC’s Say Yes to the Dress and later documented the birth of her first child on the TLC (TV network) My Pregnant Husband, [8]highlighting the experience of transpregnancy[9].

Precious’s activism and advocacy have been featured in The New York Times[10]The New York Times[11], Paper (magazine)[12] Teen Vogue[13]Teen Vogue|, and Washington Blade[14].

Brady-Davis has also been featured in national advertising and advocacy campaigns with Miley Cyrus[15], Jennifer Hudson,[16] and MAC Cosmetics[17].

Career

In 2021 Brady-Davis will release her debut memoir I HAVE ALWAYS BEEN ME[18] with TOPPLE Books and Amazon Publishing[19].

She has worked as the Youth Outreach Coordinator[20] for the Center on Halsted, as well as the Assistant Director of Diversity Recruitment Initiatives for Columbia College Chicago[21].

Bibliography

Brady-Davis, Precious; (2021). I Have Always Been Me. TOPPLE Books. ISBN: 978-1542044301

References

  1. "Thirteenth annual 30 Under 30 honors LGBT individuals, allies - Windy City Times News". Windy City Times. 2012-06-20. Retrieved 2020-12-18.
  2. Alexander C. Kaufman (2019-06-05). "Precious Brady-Davis Is Connecting The Dots". HuffPost. Retrieved 2020-12-18.
  3. "Pride Week // "Speaking Out" Keynote: Precious Brady-Davis - [email protected] ([email protected])". kellogg.campusgroups.com. Retrieved 2020-12-18.
  4. "Precious Davis reflects on Center, excited for Columbia - Windy City Times News". Windy City Times. 2014-09-30. Retrieved 2020-12-18.
  5. Communities, Special for Inclusive. "Diversity advocate Precious Brady-Davis began her journey in Omaha". Omaha.com. Retrieved 2020-12-18.
  6. "Precious Davis, Life Changer | DEMO Magazine". Retrieved 2020-12-18.
  7. "TLC's Say Yes to the Dress Atlanta Features First Transgender Bride". PEOPLE.com. Retrieved 2020-12-18.
  8. "'My Pregnant Husband': Precious and Myles Talk Pregnancy Journey". Entertainment Tonight. Retrieved 2020-12-18.
  9. "'My Pregnant Husband': Precious and Myles Talk Pregnancy Journey". Entertainment Tonight. Retrieved 2020-12-18.
  10. "Opinion | Transgender Lives: Your Stories: Precious Davis (Published 2018)". The New York Times. 2018-09-13. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2020-12-18.
  11. Schoenberg, Nara. "In a first for Illinois, transgender man who gave birth will be listed as the father on his baby's birth certificate". chicagotribune.com. Retrieved 2020-12-18.
  12. "Precious Davis Fights for Social Justice, Love and Diversity in Chicago". PAPER. 2016-08-10. Retrieved 2020-12-18.
  13. McNamara, Brittney. "Trans People Experience So Much Violence That There Is Now a Database Tracking It". Teen Vogue. Retrieved 2020-12-18.
  14. "'Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta" features first transgender bride". Washington Blade: Gay News, Politics, LGBT Rights. 2016-01-14. Retrieved 2020-12-18.
  15. "Exclusive: Inside Miley Cyrus' Photo Shoot With People Across the Gender Spectrum". Time. Retrieved 2020-12-18.
  16. "Precious Davis attends W Hotels and Jennifer Hudson Turn It Up For..." Getty Images. Retrieved 2020-12-18.
  17. "#Trans102: Bathrooms | MAC Cosmetics - YouTube". www.youtube.com. Retrieved 2020-12-18.
  18. www.amazon.com https://www.amazon.com/Have-Always-Been-Me-Memoir/dp/1542044308/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=I+have+always+been+me&qid=1608303649&sr=8-1. Retrieved 2020-12-18. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  19. www.publishersweekly.com https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/book-deals/article/77677-book-deals-week-of-august-6-2018.html. Retrieved 2020-12-18. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  20. "Center on Halsted - Chicago's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center". www.centeronhalsted.org. Retrieved 2020-12-18.
  21. Reporter, Campus (2015-10-19). "Precious Davis talks diversity and inclusion at Columbia". The Columbia Chronicle. Retrieved 2020-12-18.

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