Authenticity and Sensitivity Reader and Consultant

Futaba works freelance as a sensitivity reader for articles, novels, scripts, brochures, essays, curriculums, and other media requiring a critical lens on Asian American and Pacific Islander and LGBTQIA+ content, with an emphasis on Transgender/Gender Non-Conforming and East Asian/Japanese Diaspora identities. He brings a warm, constructive approach to the work and maintains an intersectional understanding in his analyses.

They have edited articles from The New York Times as well as novels published through Penguin Random House.

Social Media Consultation and Management

Futaba is the head of social media and media outreach at the Ackerman Institute’s Gender & Family Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering trans and gender expansive youth and their families through therapy, support groups, and resources. They are available for social media consultations, strategy building, and account management (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn).


The Ensemblist

Featured “Trans and Non-Binary Musical Theatre Actor to Know” in The Ensemblist.

Interview by Anna Altheide, discussing how to stay empowered and navigate the world of musical theatre as a Trans and Non-Binary Actor.

One More Thing

Guest on “One More Thing” Podcast with fellow non-binarAy actors Esco Jouley and Reed Northrup.

Discussion led by Jaye Hunt and Robert Ackerman about non-binary identity, culture, and dating, from Spongebob Squarepants to condiments.


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