J. Manny Santiago is the Executive Director of Rainbow Center, an LGBTQ+ resource and community center serving the Tacoma/Pierce County area in Washington state. A minister with the American Baptist Churches originally from Puerto Rico, Rev. Santiago graduated from Andover Newton Theological School with an M.Div. After having served congregations in Massachusetts, New York and Washington state. As a queer, Latino immigrant, Manny writes about the intersectionality of race, ethnicity, sexuality, and spirituality.