Emerson is a mental health and disability advocate who feels grateful to see the world through a queer lens. They use storytelling to illustrate the importance of the causes they cherish, and the people pushing these movements forward. As a multimedia artist, they find joy in reading, cooking, producing music, and, of course, writing. Emerson created brainbackpack.com, a queer-friendly, easy-to-use resource kit for those living with mental illness. Emerson is also Director of Community at CoCre.