Amelia Markham grew up in Destin, Fla., and is a recent graduate from Columbia International University in Columbia, S.C., where she earned her B.S. in intercultural studies and biblical theology. Amelia is now working in both international relief and LGBTQ advocacy as Director of Outreach for the charity Planting Peace, where she currently facilitates operations and programming run out of their most recent project, the Equality House, better known as the little rainbow house directly across the street from America’s most notorious hate group, The Westboro Baptist Church, in Topeka, Kan.