LGBT History Month - CHARRED: A survivor speaks her truth that inspired her collection of poems
Andreena Leeanne is an inspirational speaker & poet who founded Poetry LGBT Open Mic Night in 2015. Poetry LGBT is a welcoming space for the LGBTQ+ community to share their experiences & express themselves through poetry and spoken word
Andreena Leeanne writes and performs poetry to come to terms with and speak out about her personal experiences with homelessness, mental health, childhood sexual abuse and the many other challenges she has faced in her life. By speaking her truth, she hopes to inspire and empower others to speak their truth.
In 2020 she was shortlisted for a National Diversity Award for Positive LGBT Role Model for CHARRED: A survivor speaks her truth to inspire, her collection of poems, which she explores at this event.