Education:

2013    Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
            Bachelor of Science in Studio Art.
            May 18, with honors.

Awards:

2014    Youth Innovator Award, The Trevor Project, Los Angeles, CA.
2013    Senior Leadership Award, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
2012    Judges Award, Art in the Redwoods, Gualala, CA

Speaking Engagements:

        

2017     "In It" Diversity Series Keynote at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY. Faculty and staff discussion included. October 11. http://www.skidmore.edu/news/2017/1006-in-it2.php

2017     Coming Out Week Keynote at Coe College, Cedar Rapids, IA. October 17.

2017     Coming Out Week Keynote at Anna Maria College, Paxton, MA. October 14.

2017     Brookline Booksmith Book Launch. September 19.  https://www.brooklinebooksmith.com/events/2017-09/skylar-kergil-br-before-i-had-the-words/

2016"Cracking the Lavender Ceiling" Keynote Speaker. Two days at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. November 29. http://www2.hws.edu/cracking-the-lavender-ceiling/

2016     Trans Keynote Speaker. Johnson State College, Johnson, VT. April 11.

2016     Keynote Speaker. Curry College, Milton, MA. March 2. 

2015    "Faith and Transitioning." UU Sermon. First Parish, Duxbury, MA. April 26.

2015    Featured Speaker. Out and Proud week, Emmanuel College, Boston, MA. April 15.

2015    "A Conversation about Life as a Transgender Man at AB and Beyond." Featured speaker for  
            community forum. Acton Boxborough Regional High School, Acton, MA. April 14.

2015    "How Living Authentically Shaped my College Career." Class workshops and keynote lecture.
             Holy Cross, Worcester, MA. March 11.

2014    "Transgender Day of Remembrance." Performance and vigil leader. Marshall University.
             Huntington, WV. November 20.

2014    "Tomboy Movie Night and Panel Discussion." Featured speaker. University of Connecticut. 
             Stamford, CT. November 19. 

2014    Keynote speaker. Pride Alliance at SUNY Geneseo. Geneseo, NY. November 12.

2014    "Recognizing Injustice: From Social Movements to Legal Reform," Transgender Rights Panel.
             Vermont Law School Annual Symposium. South Royalton, VT. October 3.

2014    "Coming Out Stories." Panel discussion, sponsored by PFLAG. Portland, ME. May 13.

2014    "Skylar Kergil: Trans* Activist." Sponsored by Saint Michael's College, Colchester, VT. April 1.

2014    “Skylar Kergil: Life and Music.” Sponsored event. Coe College, Cedar Rapids, IA. February 21.

2013    “Skylar Kergil: Transition and Being an Ally.” Sexual Orientations United for Liberation Keynote.
             SUNY Brockport, Brockport, NY. November 21.

2013    “LGBTQIA Keynote.” Sponsored by Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA. October 18.

2013    “Breaking the Silence.” GLSEN featured Keynote. The Egg, Albany, NY.  19 April.

2012    “Transgender Awareness Week.” Keynote speaker for Identity. The College of St Rose,
             Albany, NY. November 15

Publications:

 

2017     Tidwell, M.J. "A Dig Q&A With Skylar Kergil AKA Skylarkeleven." Dig Boston. September 12. https://digboston.com/books-a-dig-qa-with-skylar-kergil-aka-skylarkeleven/

2016     Macri, Frank. "Skylar Kergil Opens Up on the Vulnerabilities of Being Trans." Huffington Post. August 7. https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/skylar-kergil-opens-up-on-the-vulnerabilities-of-being_us_57a53c27e4b034b25894e785

2015     Breslow, Jason A. "How 'Skylarkeleven' is Teaching a New Generation About Being Trans." PBS.
 July 1. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/article/how-skylarkeleven-is-teaching-a-new-generation-about-being-trans/

2014     Burge, Kathleen. "Video blogger shares his transgender journey." Featured article in Boston Globe. Front page in print and online. Boston, MA. December 29. http://www.bostonglobe.com/lifestyle/style/2014/12/28/pioneer-transgender-movement-skylar-kergil-reaches-out-across-globe-via-youtube/sNLlFiY6xXB9HmT6kV3xfP/story.html

2014     Deshane, Eve. "This Is My Voice: YouTube and the Transgender Autobiography." Featured vlogger. The Atlantic. October 14. http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2014/10/this-is-my-voice-youtube-and-the-transgender-autobiography/381368/ 

2014     Ballard, Jason. "Featured Artist," Article and interview. FTM Magazine, April 15. Pages 5, 34, 35.

2013     Dudish, Corey. “SOUL to host Transgender Activist Talk,” The Stylus, SUNY Brockport,
November 20. Front page and p. 3.

2013     Deshane, Evelyn. “Re-Humanizing Art: Skylar Kergil and the New Autobiography,” Peterborough and Trent University Independent Press, physical and blog. March 18. http://trentarthur.ca/re-humanizing-art-skylar-kergil-and-the-new-autobiography/

2013     Talbot, Margaret. “Being Seen: Video Diaries of Transgender Youth,” The New Yorker blog. March 11. http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/newsdesk/2013/03/youtube-transgender-ftm-mtf-video-diaries.html

Interviews/Appearances/Music:

2015    "Discovering LGBT Identities & Communities." Panelist. VidCon, Anaheim, CA. July 25.

2015    "Growing Up Trans." PBS Frontline documentary. June 30.

2015    Festival Pride Portland. Main stage performer, Portland, ME. June 20.

2014     Al Jazeera English. "Trans youth: Deciding who you are," The Stream. April 2.
             http://stream.aljazeera.com/story/201404020053-0023613

2013     Francis, Eve. “Interview with Skylar Kergil,” Keyboard Smash: Reviews and Essays. March 31.
             http://keyboardsmash.wordpress.com/2013/03/31/interview-with-skylar-kergil/

2013    Transition Radio, Interview.  April 21. http://www.transitionradio.net/skylar_kergil.html

Reviews:

2014     Dennison, Sean. “Skylar Kergil – Thank You,” The Equal Ground, March 6.
             http://www.theequalground.com/1/post/2014/03/skylar-kergil-thank-you.html

2013     Herrick, Vanessa. “Thank You,” The Breeze, December 10.
             http://www.ohhsbreeze.com/tag/skylar-kergil/