Ep 42: Being a Lighthouse for the LGBTQ Community with Mason Aid
Release Date: 06/26/2019
Today, I'm joined by the magical human, Mason Aid who is an educator and advocate for diversity and inclusion focusing on the LGBTQ community. They grew up on a small farm in rural Northeast Missouri and now live in the teeming metropolis of Columbia, Missouri.
They got their start working with LGBTQ teens and found their passion through this work. Seeing the experiences of these amazing youth had a profound impact on Mason, and through their volunteer work they found opportunities training educators and social service providers. They have since grown those opportunities into the Aided podcast and are creating a movement to help equip others to be a safe person for youth who are coming out.
Mason loves spending time with their wife and toddler, going on walks, cooking good food, and pretending to be a pretentious coffee snob. One of their biggest life goals is to hike the Ozark Trail across Missouri.
Mason has their own podcast launching in July called Aided where they’ll be sharing so much wisdom for how to bring more inclusivity and diversity into your life & business as well as offering education on how to do this mindfully.
Mason's NEW podcast, Aided, launches on July 1st! Support them by becoming a Patreon! And hire Mason as your D&I specialist by hiring them to speak at an event or for private consultation for your business!