Luster Singleton, Community Outreach Coordinator
Luster is a native of Zanesville, Ohio and is proud to be from ‘Y-bridge river country.’ Luster is fascinated by the intersections of ‘isms’ and how it informs/instructs positive perceptions of “faith” and gender in our daily lives.
Luster is a graduate of The Ohio State University and holds a Master’s and Bachelors of Arts degree in Women’s Studies. He is a former coordinator of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Student Services and director of Ethnic Student Services at OSU, as well a 14 year veteran coordinator of the Pride Family and Teen Area for Stonewall Columbus’ yearly Pride Festival.
He has a 30-year reputation as an accomplished gender performer best known for their gender bending portrayals of the sassy Lustivious Dela Virgion and the savvy Luster Dela V. He is the co-founder and visionary of 1990’s nationally and internationally acclaimed drag king troupe, H.I.S. KINGS and IDKE (The International Drag King Extravaganza), featured in several documentary films, and toured with theater productions.
Mikayla Robinson, Prevention Assistance Program Intervention (PAPI) Navigator
He/Him/His, She/Her/Hers, They/Them/Theirs
Ms. Mikayla Robinson resides in Columbus, Ohio’s Eastside. They are 31 years of age and a graduate of Aveda Institute with certification as a Managing Cosmetologist.
Aside from being a Prevention Specialist, Mikayla has also done many shows and benefits to raise funds and awareness for the fight against HIV/AIDS, along with many other efforts to help other LGBTQIA organizations. She enjoys being a positive force with a positive attitude, and a great smile.
Mikayla has garnered local, national, and international success as an entertainer. She is Miss Gay Ohio 2018. Through this status she has raised awareness about the availability of PrEP and the need for better care for people of color who are transgender, non-binary, and gender non-conforming.
Dodge Giles, Program Support Specialist
Dodge is the Program Support Specialist for Mozaic. Dodge started at Equitas Health in 2016 as an intern who was questioning their gender identity and had just dropped out of school. Now, Dodge has been on HRT since July 2017, is proud of their trans* identity, is a full-time employee at Equitas Health, and is returning to school at OSU in the Fall ’18 semester to study Health Promotion, Nutrition, and Exercise Science. While Dodge’s role at Mozaic mainly comprises data entry and administrative tasks, Dodge hopes to share their own experiences with staff and community members. Dodge hopes to show through living their truth that being trans is a different experience for everyone. While Dodge mainly uses he/him pronouns and typically presents masculine, he is learning that he sees his identity as gender queer.
Justice Harley, Prevention Specialist
Justice (a.k.a J) is a community organizer, born and raised in Columbus, Ohio. They have worked with groups such as the OSU Coalition for Black Liberation, the International Socialist Organization, and collaborated on various campaigns with other organizers in the city. J is dedicated to fighting for the liberation of all people, with an emphasis on Black liberation and LGBTQ+ liberation reflected in their organizing work.
J studies African-American & African Studies and Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies at OSU. They dabble in several art forms, with a passion for writing and poetry. If you’re lucky, you might catch them at your local mic night. Coming soon, you might catch them on stage as the amateur drag king known as “LL Qool J.”