donnie tc denome is an student journalist, writer, public health nerd, and general rabblerouser. their writing has won accolades from the California College Media Awards and the California News Publishers Association. donnie is a 2018 Autism Campus Inclusion alum. their activism primarily focuses on the intersections of queer, disability, and sexual and reproductive health 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. their senior thesis (Spring 2020) focuses on the sexual and reproductive health care experiences of autistic adults.

donnie’s hobbies include knitting, crochet, making buttons, and creating outlandish outfits. their favorite book is And the Band Played On, both for its public health coverage and its masterclass in why “patient zero” is a terrible term. their favorite TV show is Everything’s Going to be Okay.