Member, Caribbean Pride
Ainsley Boisson (he/him) is a Trinidadian-American community organizer. After migrating to the United States at the age of 17, Boisson became involved with Caribbean Pride to create safe public space for members of New York City’s LGBTQ Caribbean community. Eventually, he became one of the lead organizers of Caribbean Pride’s iconic “Big Truck,” serving as a fundraiser for its very first appearance in the NYC Pride Parade. Under Boisson’s leadership, Caribbean Pride was awarded the best Marching Contingent and Sound System in 2004. In addition to his work with Caribbean Pride, Boisson has helped organize and participated in several conferences in NY--and one in Jamaica--organized around the safety and wellness of gay Caribbean men. Boisson earned a B.B.A. in International Marketing at Baruch College, and continues to work in the greater NYC area.