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Kyli Rodriguez-Cayro

Image: Woman with brown hair and brown eyes smiling, while wearing a brown and orange striped dress against a white background.

Contact Kyli: k.rodriguezcayro at gmail.com

Kyli Rodriguez-Cayro is a Cuban-American writer, mental health advocate, and activist based in Salt Lake City. She is a Lifestyle writer for Bustle, and freelances for many other publications. Kyli is an outspoken advocate for ending sexual and domestic violence against women, sex workers' rights, disability rights, restorative justice, and inclusive feminism. 

In addition to her writing, Kyli has participated on mental health panels, as well as spoken publicly as a survivor, sex worker, and disabled woman. She serves on the Utah Department of Human Services' Youth Task Force, and is also on the Start By Believing Utah Committee. You can find Kyli at the nearest protest, Jack Mormon Coffee Roasters, or at home obsessively Instagramming her pets. 

You can find Kyli at her website, Bustle, Instagram, Facebook, and LinkedIn

Recent clips: 

Bustle, January 2018: How My Protest Is A Form Of Self-Care

Bustle, October 2017: Celebrating Halloween When You Have A Mental Illness Can Be Triggering, & This Is How To Cope

Bustle, October 2017: How Virtual Sex Work Is Empowering People With Disabilities To Find Jobs & Explore Their Intimacy

Kyli is available as a source and for personal essays and opinion editorial

Additional communication availability: Phone, text, chat

Languages: English

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