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Layla Bahmanziari

Layla Bahmanziari (zhe/they) is a writer and theater artist based in Chicago. They’re currently literary manager at First Floor Theater. They’re passionate about personal and unique stories, especially those giving dimension and voice to underrepresented Americans.
Inspiring Lgbtq Quotes Feature

40 Inspiring LGBTQ Quotes to Celebrate Pride Every Day

These powerful LGBTQ quotes have shaped and inspired generations—and remind us how far the community has come.