“Adrian’s passion for equity and access in healthcare is clearly evident in his lectures and speaking engagements. Through his interaction with our staff and various communities, Adrian reinforced and affirmed our dedication to serving individuals from diverse genders and sexualities, and through those interactions, created intentional and human centric ways of moving this work forward. We are grateful for his work supporting our campus advocates, clinicians, and all those serving our larger community.” – Brian J. Patchcoski, Director, LGBTQA Student Resource Center, The Pennsylvania State University

Adrian Shanker is available for book talks, lectures, grand rounds, and moderated panel discussions with chapter authors anywhere in the USA or Canada. He is also available for virtual speaking engagements.

Intended audiences:

  • Health professionals
  • Graduate and undergraduate students in health professions, public health, public policy, and women’s and gender studies and related disciplines.
  • LGBT activists and student leaders
  • Healthcare activists
  • Health insurance companies
  • Policy makers

For Information and Booking

Upcoming Events

December 12. 1-6pm: Asbury Park Social Justice Book Fair, Asbury Park, NJ (Book talk at 2pm+ Signing throughout the event, FREE event!)

Past Events

Recordings of some previous virtual events

January 17, 2020: Dallas, TX, Creating Change Conference

January 17, 2020: Dallas, TX, Deep Vellum Books

January 19, 2020: Washington D.C., The Potter’s House

January 21, 2020: San Francisco, CA, Manny’s

January 22, 2020: Oakland, CA, East Bay Booksellers

January 25, 2020: Bethlehem, PA, Bethlehem Area Public Library

January 30, 2020: Milford, PA, Hotel Fauchére with TriVersity LGBT Community Center

February 1, 2020: Easton, PA, LVAIC LGBTQ+ Student Leadership Symposium, Lafayette College

February 24, 2020: York, PA, at Rainbow Rose LGBT Community Center

February 25, 2020: Bethlehem, PA, Northampton Community College

March 10, 2020: Bethlehem, PA, Innovation Alley at TEDx Lehigh River

April 14, 2020: Virtual, Bethlehem, PA Area Public Library

April 17, 2020: Virtual, Curve Magazine’s Virtual Global Festival

June 25, 2020: Virtual, 2020 LGBT Health Workforce Conference

June 26, 2020: Virtual, 2020 HIV Prevention and Education Conference

June 28, 2020: Virtual, East Penn Democratic Committee

July 23 and 30, 2020: Virtual, Allentown PA Health Bureau

August 13, 2020: Virtual, Planned Parenthood Action Fund of New Jersey

August 15, 2020: Virtual, Northampton County, PA Healthcare is a Human Rights Virtual Panel

August 20, 2020: Virtual, Winnipeg, MB, Our Own Health Centre, presented by The Quit Crowd.

September 12, 2020: Virtual, New York City, NY, Bureau of General Services Queer Division

September 22, 2020: Virtual, Flemington, NJ, PFLAG Hunterdon County

October 1, 2020: Virtual, Allentown, PA, Cedar Crest College

October 1-31, 2020: Virtual, Out For Health Virtual Resource Fair, Denver, Colorado, Center on Colfax

October 2, 2020: Virtual, International, Interpride

October 22, 2020: Virtual, North Shore Pride, MA

November 10: virtual lecture, Center for Social Work Education, Widener University.

November 12, 2020: virtual workshop with Philadelphia Family Pride

November 19-20, 2020: virtual presentation at the 2020 Global Sex Research Virtual Conference

February 19, 2021: Allentown, PA, Grand Rounds, Lehigh Valley Health Network – Obstetrics and Gynecology

March 2, 2021: Virtual, PA Immunization Coalition / PA Chapter of American Association of Pediatrics

April 8-9, 2021: virtual, Pennsylvania Community and Public Health Conference

April 13, 2021: Virtual, Lancaster LGBTQ+ Coalition, Lancaster, PA

April 19 & 22, 2021: Virtual, Training for nurses, Penn Highlands-Huntingdon

May 8, 2021: Virtual, Golden Crown Literary Society Finalist Spotlight

June 17, 2021: Virtual, The Quit Crowd and the Manitoba Tobacco Reduction Alliance Inc.

June 25, 2021: Virtual, The Pennsylvania Medical Home Program

August 4, 2021: Virtual, Keynote address, Celebrating Cultural Diversity Conference

September 25, 2021: Virtual, Pennsylvania Public Health Association

October 14: Bethlehem, PA, Eastern Pennsylvania Healthcare Executives Network

October 24-27: Denver, CO, American Public Health Association Annual Meeting

October 26: Denver, CO, The Center on COLFAX

November 18-21: San Juan, PR, Society for Scientific Study of Sexuality Annual Meeting