Ashlee Marie Preston is an award-winning Media Personality, Transgender Advocate, Producer and Civil Rights Activist. Ashlee Marie made history as the first transgender Editor in Chief of a national publication as well as the first openly trans person to run for state office in California.
Ashlee Marie moved to Los Angeles and began transitioning at the age of 19. She first gained the public’s attention after publicly confronting Caitlyn Jenner over her support for the Trump administration. Ashlee is an accomplished journalist who has contributed to numerous publications that have recognized her for her activism by media organizations and companies.
Ashlee Marie Preston has been featured on E! Entertainment, NBC, TMZ Live and in New York Times, Teen Vogue, Buzzfeed, Huffington Post, The Washington Post, Vice, The Daily Beast, Marie Claire, and many more.
Ashlee Marie appears on The Root 100’s “Most Influential African Americans of 2017”, LOGO/NewNowNext’s 30 Most Influential LGBTQ Influencers of 2017 & 2018, PopSugar’s Top 40 LGBTQ’s of 2017, OUT Magazine’s OUT100 of 2018. In addition, she made her TED talk debut in September of 2018 and chosen as one of Coca-Cola’s “Next Generation LGBTQ Leadership” influencers of 2018.
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