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Kai Cheng Thom

Writer, performer, cultural worker & speaker

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Kai Cheng Thom, MSW, MSc, is an author, performer, queer healer, sex educator, mediator, wicked witch and lasagna lover based in tkaronto/Toronto. ¬†She is the author of five award-winning books in various genres, including the novel Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars: A Dangerous Trans Girl’s Confabulous Memoir, which was featured on Emma Watson’s feminist book club and the children’s book From the Stars in the Sky to the Fish In the Sea, which was featured on a podcast by Dame Julie Andrews. As an embodiment coach and consultant, Kai Cheng works with individuals and organizations to resolve conflicts, shift systems, and pursue transformative change. She also writes the advice column Ask Kai: Advice For the Apocalypse for Xtra, Canada’s queer newspaper.