Evolve Benton is a black, queer, healer, writer & artist from Los Angeles, CA. Evolve has had the opportunity to speak & share their art across the United States and internationally. Evolve has an MFA in Creative Writing. Evolve uses poetry and wellness to co-create healing spaces for communities that have a history of trauma, violence and oppression. Evolve’s poetry has been published in the Dillard Review (2008), Trans bodies, Trans Selves (2014) and Outside the XY: Black and Brown Masculinity (2016), The Feminist Wire and WUS Good Magazine. Evolve also currates a weekly blog called BOI Meets World over at https://lesbionyx.com/.