Ep106 Tihi Rizh – Queer Activist, Writer, and Storyteller

Tihi Rizh

MEET TIHI RIZH:

Tihi Rizh is a queer activist, writer, and storyteller. He currently works at Demand Progress, leading online campaigns against the overreach of government surveillance. Tihi has won consumer campaigns against Netflix, UPS, Rhode Island Lifespan Hospital, and led a coalition to remove David Koch from the Board of the Smithsonian and PBS. His non-fiction work first appeared in The Splinter Generation in 2007 and most recently in The Mary Sue blog in 2015. His first fiction short-story collection “Dark Corners” will debut in late 2018 or early 2019. His fiction has elsewhere appeared in the Surreal South Anthology in 2011, transLit magazine, and the Oregon Literary Review.

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Yuri Cataldo is a classically trained set/costume designer, an award-winning entrepreneur and a graduate of Yale, Juilliard, and Indiana University.

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