LGBTQ Issues



  • Currently, Greg is being showcased in a national traveling exhibit, The Revolution in Photography Project presented by Affinis Apparel
  • Contributing writer to Dr. Ruth Westheimer’s Guide to College Life
  • Appearance in a award winning documentary titled, Fish Out of Water
  • Featured Presenter at National LGBT events
  • Keynote Speaker at Learn, Play, Be Symposium on Anti-Bullying, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI.
  • Keynote Speaker at Mid-Michigan Disability Summit, on the intersection of LGBT civil rights & disability, Midland, MI.
  • Appearing in an upcoming documentary, The Three Metamorphoses to be released in Early 2018.
  • Interviewed for the Emmy Award-winning LX.TV., an NBC Universal lifestyle show called, 1st Look.

Great for:

  • Classroom/workshop visits on your campus along with a keynote lecture
  • Lecture program: Inclusion & Discovering your Legacy
  • Lecture, Lecture series, Pride events, Faculty & Staff training, Corporations
  • Training Residence Hall Staff
  • Training Orientation Staff
  • Faculty & Staff Program
  • Orientation Program


Greg R. Baird is a lecturer, educator, writer and social advocate. An engaging speaker with heart and humorous insight, Greg has spoken to audiences on such topics as equal rights, inclusion, community and anti-bullying/hate. In his informative lecture, Greg delivers a dynamic and unique message of sharing our stories and not to live in fear. All of his audiences have commented that they feel engaged and connected with Greg during the program.  His message offers hope, compassion and understanding.

Greg will have your audience laughing and touching their hearts while, sharing stories from his childhood, observations of life and the current state of LGBTQ affairs in our world. His message will motivate you take action in your own life and the lives of others.  Greg can speak on a combination of topics for your program or can focus on just one. His Disarming Hate & Bigotry program includes his short film about the Pulse Nightclub shooting titled, “2:02 am”.

Greg will always customize his lecture for your school. He is also available to speak and engage with classes, clubs and organizations while on your campus.

Greg will leave you motivated to change your life and be the voice of change in your own community.

Lecture Topics Include:

  • Disarming Hate & Bigotry:  Building an Accepting & Inclusive Community

This lecture is geared for those who long for community, acceptance, peace and understanding.  This multi-media lecture will discuss and engage the audience on anti-bullying/hate & bigotry in our community, schools, work and internet.  Greg will also have a conversation about the shooting at Pulse Night Club that left 49 dead and 53 injured. This will also include a short film directed and edited by Greg titled “2:02 A.M.” The lecture will share how we can be proactive to heal, educate and embrace inclusion. This is a very important and timely lecture.

  • Discovering Your Legacy & Being the Voice of Change in your Life
  • When Walls Fall Apart (A storytelling a event featuring humorous and moving stories through the eyes of Greg)
  • AfterMatt: Matthew Shepard and Laramie, Wy (Lecture Hall and Classroom visit Program)

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To book Greg, email or call 773-481-2600.