Sean Saifa Wall takes his audience on a journey through 12-step recovery, intersex, activism, gender identity and love. Saifa weaves a complex narrative that encapsulates social justice within the human experience.
Sean Saifa Wall is an intersex activist, researcher and visual artist. He founded EMERGE, a visual art project that examines conversations about African American culture and inequality. Originally from the Bronx, New York, Saifa witnessed the devastation of the 1980s crack epidemic firsthand, losing his father to the prison industrial complex, and eventually to AIDS. He was featured in the documentary One in 2000, and has been a guest on Huffington Post Live, speaking on the issues faced by people born with variations in sexual anatomy.
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