Bio

Chagmion Antoine is an award-winning journalist, producer and actor. At twenty three, she made history by becoming the first openly LGBT female journalist to be featured on national television as an anchor and reporter for ​CBS News ​in New York and ​MTV's Logo Channel​. In her role at CBS, Antoine was a pioneer in covering intersections of gender, race and politics­­ particularly in the lesbian, bi­sexual and transgendered communities. She has been included in various lists as a notable personality in the LGBT and black history. In 2007 she was featured alongside photographer Annie Leibowitz and writer Alison Bechdel (creator of the hit Broadway show “Fun Home”) in GO! Magazine’s “100 Women We Love”. She is currently a guest blogger for the Women Under Siege Project, a blog which covers sexualized violence in conflict. She is also an actor who has been featured on the popular CBS crime series 'Person of Interest', HBO's hit series 'Veep' and the Netflix series ‘House of Cards’.

Sub-specialites: Sex­trafficking, Police Brutality / State Violence, Immigration, Gender Discrimination, Women and Minorities in Media