Sarah Prager uses her communications studies to effectively relay her messages on LGBTQ history through speaking, writing, and her app, Quist. Being able to do that is what gets her up in the morning. That, and coffee. Lots of coffee.
Quist is a free app for iOS and Android devices that brings LGBTQ and HIV/AIDS history to life. Founded by Sarah in 2013, Quist has earned a following of over 30,000 individuals from over 100 countries.
Sarah’s writing has been published in The Advocate’s website, The Social Media Monthly magazine, Huffington Post, QED: A Journal in GLBTQ Worldmaking, It Gets Better Project’s blog, Hartford Courant, Gay Life newspaper, and various blogs. Read her pieces.
She has been a guest on HuffPost Live, the Michelangelo Signorile Show on Sirius XM Progress Radio, and The List on ABC2. She has spoken at several colleges on Quist, LGBTQ history, tech, and their intersections including UCONN, San Diego State University, Ohio University, Illinois Institute as well as events from Twitter HQ in San Francisco to Microsoft’s Times Square offices. She is the host of the YouTube series Quistory in your Neighborhood.
GO Magazine named her one of the 13 Red Hot Entrepreneurs of 2013. The White House invited her to participate in the first LGBT Innovation Summit in 2014.
She lives with her wife, Liz, in Connecticut. Read her complete bio.