Talking to Louie Ortiz-Fonseca is an entire pleasure. As an award-winning activist and educator, he’s got scads of knowledge to impart— and he’s the kind of bubbly, inviting personality that can get anyone to open up and share.
That’s why his new project, Kikis with Louie is so brilliant. It’s a ” a YouTube series featuring honest, deep conversations about the most challenging issues facing queer youth: relationships, sexuality, health, culture, and more.”
Behold, an example of a recent episode where he heads home to Philly:
We chat about this project, the iconography that has provided inspiration for LGBT kids for decades, his first dating experiences, why it’s scary for parents to talk to their kids about sex and much, much more…. including Paula Abdul.