Jeremy Wiggins is the first transgender Australian to be awarded a Churchill Fellowship. A community advocate, Jeremy has extensive project management experience working in trans and gender diverse health and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community development.
Jeremy’s background is in grassroots activism and community building. His first community building project was founding and editing DUDE Magazine, which released three issues and received 88,000 downloads globally. Jeremy is Co-Chair of the Victorian Government Trans and Gender Diverse Expert Advisory Group, a member of the Victorian Government’s LGBTI Health and Human Services Working Group, Co-Chair of the Peer Advocacy Network for the Sexual Health of Trans Masculinities and was recently announced as 2018 Victorian LGBTI Person of the Year.
Jeremy is also the Founder of LEAP and works with governments, organisations and communities to improve experiences and outcomes for LGBTQ people.