Thea Hillman

Classification: Emeritus


Thea Hillman served as the Chair of ISNA’s Board. She is a writer and intersex activist from San Francisco. She is the author of the critically acclaimed Depending on the Light. A San Francisco poetry slam champion with an MFA in English/Creative Writing, Thea has performed her work at festivals, bookstores, and reading series across the country. She has produced many performance events, including the sold-out Intercourse: A Sex and Gender Spoken Word Recipe for Revolution for the 2001 National Queer Arts Festival. She is on the Mills College Board of Trustees and one of the coproducers of ForWord Girls, the first inclusive all-girl spoken word festival. Visit her website for more on her work. Thea was also a key figure in helping the San Francisco Human Rights Commission to conduct the investigation and testified during the subsequent meetings.