Cecilia Gentili is an Argentinian-born trans activist who is currently the Assistant Director of Public Affairs at GMHC, a leading provider of HIV/AIDS prevention, care and advocacy. Before holding that position, Gentili ran the Transgender Health Program at the Apicha Community Health Center from 2012 to 2016. She also consults for the Gender Identity Project at the LGBT Center and helped publish Trans Bodies, Trans Selves, a resource guide for the transgender community. In 2017, she participated in The Kitchen’s two-week open work period Half Straddle: Here I Go, pt. 2 of You by giving a talk entitled "Jesus Changed My Life.”

Half Straddle: Here I Go, pt. 2 of You