Katie Gilmartin

2018 YBCA 100 Honoree

Katie Gilmartin teaches at Chrysalis Studio in SOMArts and runs the Queer Ancestors Project, devoted to forging sturdy relationships between young queer and trans artists and their ancestors. Her Lambda and IndieFab Gold award-winning book Blackmail, My Love (2014) is an illustrated noir mystery that explores real and imagined queer ancestors in early-1950s San Francisco.