Trans Activist, Film Director
Devin Michael Lowe (he/him/his) is a first-generation Jamaican-American, queer man of color and person of transgender experience. Originally from Houston, Texasand now based in NYC, Lowe has been a community advocate and organizer in the city for over 6 years, working more specifically and proactively in the field of HIV prevention and care at GMHC since 2017. He is the lead facilitator for multiple LGBTQ+ & trans-masculine support groups throughout New York City that focus on sexual health, self-care, political education, and redefining & centering healthy masculinity.
Lowe was the first trans-masculine model and Ambassador for Spotlight Stories in 2018, GMHC’s campaign that highlights the stories of young people to promote PEP/PreP as well as HIV/STI testing and care, and has recently been brought on as a model for the Prep4Pride NYC campaign funded by the Community Healthcare Network. As well as being a public health educator, Lowe is also an actor and media producer, creating content that highlights the lived experiences of queer, transgender & gender non-conforming folk, with a special focus on Black persons and other communities of color.
DEVIN MICHAEL LOWE
He is both an actor and associate producer on “The Garden Left Behind” (2019), a film following an undocumented Latina trans woman navigating her life in NYC, and is the Executive Producer of a documentary currently in production, called “Redefining Masculinity,” which focuses on masculinity from a Black trans-masculine perspective. In June 2019, Lowe became the founder and CEO of the Black Trans Travel Fund, a mutual-aid fund that pays for car ride services for Black transgender women in New York and New Jersey, in an effort to help them travel safely and free of harassment or physical harm.