Candace Bond-Theriault (she/her/hers) is a Black queer feminist lawyer, writer, and social justice advocate working at the intersections of law, policy, reproductive health, rights and justice, racial justice, economic justice, mental wellness, and LGBTQ+ liberation. Bond-Theriault is the director of racial justice policy and strategy for Columbia Law School’s Center for Gender and Sexuality Law. She previously worked at Planned Parenthood Federation of America, the National LGBTQ Task Force, and the American Civil Liberties Union. Bond-Theriault received her LLM degree in constitutional law from the American University Washington College of Law, her JD from the North Carolina Central University School of Law, and her BA from the College of William and Mary. Her writing has appeared in Self, The Root, Rewire, The Advocate, Health, and numerous other publications. She lives in Northern Virginia with her partner, child, and yorkie.