Kaila Story

Kaila Story, UofL associate professor of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies, with a joint appointment in the Department of Pan-African Studies & Audre Lorde Chair in Race, Class, Gender and Sexuality Studies

First in the U.S. endowed chair of LGBTQ studies and Founder of the region’s first LGBTQ studies minor (South)

Bio

Dr. Kaila Story is Associate Professor, Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies, with a joint appointment in the Department of Pan-African Studies. She holds the Audre Lorde Chair in Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.

Dr. Story was also a part of NBC’s inaugural #Pride30 which featured LGBTQ Community leaders and change makers.

“#Pride30: Professor Kaila Story Is Opening Hearts and Minds in Kentucky”-Kalhan Rosenblatt, NBC , https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out-pride30/pride30-dr-kaila-adia-story-n763466

She also co-hosts an award-winning podcast with longtime Louisville activist Jaison Gardner called Strange Fruit: Musings on Politics, Pop Culture, and Black Gay Life on WFPL (Louisville affiliate of NPR).  You can find current and past episodes here: strangefruitpod.org