donnie tc denome is an activist, journalist, student, and creator. they are a GLAAD campus ambassador for the 2018-2019 school year and a 2018 Autism Campus Inclusion alum. donnie’s activism primarily focuses on the intersections of queer, disability, and reproductive justice. currently, donnie is pursuing a bachelor’s of science at Pitzer College in Claremont, California and a masters of public health at Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, California.
at school, donnie is an active participant in social justice and communications groups. xe is on the board of Spoonie Alliance, a club for disabled, chronically ill, and neurodivergent students. donnie is also on the Pitzer Student Senate and regularly attends meetings with the goal of improving campus climate for everyone who lives, studies, and works at Pitzer. most importantly, donnie writes for The Student Life, the campus newspaper of record at the Claremont Consortium. xe currently serves as the one of two opinion section editors at TSL and strives to integrate social justice and social awareness into xyr work at the paper. donnie also works as a peer health educator with a focus in sexual healthcare and harm reduction.
in their spare time, donnie enjoys knitting and playing quiz bowl. their favorite book is Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides and their favorite movie is either All the President’s Men or Spotlight. they have six cats: butterscotch, occulta, benvolio, inkspot, supervisor harvey milk, and gritty.