Asher is currently the LGBTQIA Community Coordinator in the Multicultural Resource Center at Oberlin College. He hails from Saint Louis, Missouri by way of Monrovia Liberia, and graduated from University of Missouri: Columbia with a dual BA in Sociology and Women’s and Gender Studies in 2009. Asher organized the IncludeME campaign, an ongoing campaign aimed to amend the university of Missouri constitution to ensure gender equality and protection for students, faculty and staff.
In 2009 he served as the Co-Director of Young Adult Activism for Soulforce and co-directed the 2010 Equality Ride, a traveling forum of young adults, seeking dialogue about the intersections of faith, gender, race, and sexuality. Also in Austin he co-founded Queer Sol, a Queer People of Color Arts and Activism collective in Austin, TX that seeks to create dialogue about LGBTQ issues, HIV/AIDS, Immigration, imperialism, and race.
Brian Gerald Murphy is a filmmaker, media consultant, and social activist. He is the founder of a web design and social media consulting firm, Be Gee M: Design & Media, and manages the branding, marketing, and communications of several diverse ventures. He is the co-creator of the Legalize Trans* campaign, the co-founder of Sanctuary Collective, and was a participant with the Soulforce Equality Ride in 2007.
Brian conspires with visionary individuals and organizations to change the world through web and media. He writes articles on lessons in movement making on his website, briangerald.com, and publishes a weekly email newsletter Strategy + Action for activists, non-profits, and world changers. Flow with him on twitter @begeem