I create for social justice. I wrote a book and gave a TED Talk about gender. I design edugraphics & doodles and write articlesabout gender, sexuality, identity, and oppression. I perform live comedy shows about S.E.X., snap judgments & oppression, and prejudice, faith, & identity. I speak and deliver keynotes about social justice issues that are tailored & outcome-oriented. I publish curriculum & activities to help educators institute Safe Zones for LGBTQ folks. I consult social good organizations on improving their digital efficacy and educational accessibility. I print socially-responsible greeting cards.

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An Anotated Timeline of my Favorite Mischief

Spoke at Aspen Ideas Festival

Joining a speaking roster that included the likes of Vice President Joe Biden, Attorney General Loretta Lynch, and Bryan Stevenson.

Read more Jul 1, 2016

Launched "I Heart the Singular They"

A love letter to a pronoun, which went on to reach a quarter of a million people in the first month, and calls for reform of style guides to make room for the usage of singular they.

Mar 23, 2016

Published The Sexualitree

Sexualitree Read more May 14, 2016

Published "Unlocking the Magic of Facilitation"

Co-authored by me and Meg Bolger, this is the first book in the Guide to Facilitation Series.

Jan 28, 2016

Co-founded hues: A Global Justice Collective

Serving as Director of Creativity & CEO, it's in this role that all of my work from here on is created.

Jan 1, 2016

Debuted "Just the World" Comedy Show

Just the World Dec 5, 2015

Published "Breaking the Hush Factor"

11 Rules for Talking with Teenagers About Sex, written by Dr. Karen Rayne, and edited / illustrated by me.

Jun 23, 2015

TEDxTALK: Do The W.O.R.K.

Sam Killermann TEDx Talk San Diego Mar 29, 2015

Launched Socially Just Cards

Socially-conscious & humorous greeting cards, created entirely within the gift economy, and socially just from ideation to shipping.

Dec 11, 2014

Debuted "InTolerance" Comedy Show

InTolerance Oct 23, 2014

Debuted "S.E.X." Comedy Show

S.E.X. Jul 11, 2014

Published All Gender Restroom Sign

It started as an ironic critique, turned into a guerilla activism project involving 10,000+ people, and then evolved into an "official" sign, now being used hundreds of college campuses, orgs, gov't buildings (including the White House), on 4 continents.

April 14, 2014

Published "A Guide to Gender"

My first book, and the first in the Social Justice Advocate's Handbook Series, it opened as the #1 Best-Seller on Amazon in Gender, and has been adopted in curriculum and syllabi around the U.S. & World.

Sep 4, 2013

Keynoted the National Sex Ed Conference

Keynoting the National Sex Ed Conference Dec 4, 2013

Co-Created The Safe Zone Project.com

With Meg Bolger, we put together this free online resource for LGBTQ+ / Ally Training workshops. The site featured a 2-hour safe zone curriculum, which has been downloaded by over 11,000 people in 98 countries.

Jul 18, 2013

TEDxTALK: Understanding the Complexities of Gender

April 12, 2013

Launched "It's Pronounced Metrosexual" Blog

Before this, IPM was just the name of a show. Now, the moniker is more synonymous with writing and doodles than the show it was created to represent. This online resource would go on to become the flagship site reaching millions of folks around the world, starting with a monthly traffic of about 400.

Nov 6, 2011

TEDxTALK: The Cost of Dreams

Sep 16, 2011

Debuted "It's Pronounced Metrosexual" Comedy Show

It's Pronounced Metrosexual Show Aug 15, 2011

Disclaimer: timeline is incomplete. Events ommitted include most of the keynotes I've given, my birth, conception, the time my nipple got ripped off in a skating accident, the time my nipple grew back, and my pre-professional adventures in protesting, comedy, and activism.

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