Leidi Monte is a creative in Portland, Oregon. Their various roles in the community include musician, writer, performance poet, producer, public speaker, pod-caster, radio personality, you-tuber, and advocate for the intersex community. She organizes for the North West Intersex Action League, and contributes to her local broadcast community through the Lighthouse Production Art Collective and KBOO. As a survivor of intersex circumcision aka IGM (Intersex Genital Mutilation), her experiences and that of others in the intersex community is what necessitates a frank, healthy, and current cultural exploration around sex, biology, and expression. She uses various forms of art and media to stimulate a conversation, and collage space and understanding in our culture for intersex people, the diversities and complexities of women, and of human sexuality in general.
Broadcast, Poetry, Human Rights Advocacy