Taylor Hirschberg is a humanitarian, academic, author, and freelance journalist who has lived and worked around the world for Médecins Sans Frontières and other global humanitarian organizations. His work as a humanitarian has focused primarily on topics such as HIV and other complex global issues that impact the LGBTQI+ community. In addition to his global humanitarian work, Hirschberg also is a freelance journalist who writes on issues such as social justice, global health, and forced migration for outlets including Out Magazine, Advocate, Washington Post, and Washington Blade. Currently, Hirschberg is the Hearst Foundation Scholar at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health conducting research on the health impacts of forced migration on the LGBTQI+ community. In the next year, Hirschberg will be launching an academic research center that focuses on forced migration in the LGBTQI+ community.