J.M. Triplett

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Rev. James Triplett (he/him/his) is a native of Michigan, has traveled and lived throughout the Midwest and southern states, developing faith-based organizations and places of worship, using his extensive training as management and organizational leadership. Rev. James has been a lifelong leader within the church, navigating the intersectionality of faith and LGBTQ affirmation and is currently applying as a seminary student at United Theological Seminary where he will be studying Masters of Arts in leadership with a concentration in Social Transformation. Rev. James is also Bishop and Founder of IGNITEMVMT, a movement dedicated to empowering the LGBTQ POC Christian community. As a skilled orator, singer, and public figure, James is excited to bring his talents to bear in advocacy work, to be a part of the Equality Ohio team, and to bring to fruition a “legal and lived equality for all LGBTQ Ohioans.”