Meet the Team
Kate is a licensed therapist w a private practice in Tucson, AZ specializing in working with gender and sexual minorities. She is passionate about providing continuing education for other clinicians about lgbtqia+ issues as well as ethical non-monogamy.
Sara Bachman-Williams (She/Her)
Sara is a community organizer, activist and coach and identifies as queer and pansexual. She also just started renovating and building a small co-housing co-op in Tucson. She co-raises her daughter between California and Arizona with her former partner and metamour and has been in non-monogamous relationships since 2006.
Rachel Castillo-Larriva (She/Her)
Rachel is a queer, kinky, polyamorous, pleasure seeking Pisces. Passionate about photography & the power of play. She makes art about gender, sexuality and the body.
Lisanette Adelaida Ruiz (They/Them)
As a Psychonaut, Healer, and Spiritual Seeker, Lisannette is on a mission to help transform our current social norms and systems to make room for a new narrative that centers our innate ability to heal ourselves.
Truth be told, they're just a ray of rainbow light trying to enlighten
those who are ready while reveling in the process. They have over 10 year s of experience with ethical non-monogamy, and this is their second year with the Southwest Love Fest .
Courtney Armstead (She/Her)
Courtney is a fat, queer, POC, social justice activist, femme roller derby player who practices ethical non-monogamy.
In her spare time, she also enjoys
dismantling the white supremacist
patriarchy and is here to hold space and support participants with emphasis on queer, marginalized POC’s .
Joanna Lynne Smith (She/Her)
Joanna is a queer woman who is a wellness educator, activist, and movement artist living in Tucson, AZ. She has a background in positive psychology, curriculum development, and is a movement based instructor teaching around the U.S. She’s been described as a dream follower, encouraging others to be the architects of their best lives.
Intimacy Con Amour (They/Them)
SWLF Ambassador, stay tuned for updated bio!
Fen is a queer nonbinary desert goth with cactus colored eyes. They’re passionate about collective living, trans & queer parenting, and being a social justice swashbuckler. Dislikes include ableism, capitalism, and toxic masculinity. They have been learning about non-monogamy for almost ten years and the lessons in communication and boundaries have improved all areas of their life.