e.v. yost (they/them/theirs), is a white, queer non-binary trans attorney and advocate for TLGBQIA+ survivors of interpersonal and systemic violence. As a 2020 Open Society Institute-Baltimore Community Fellow, e.v. has been developing the Queer Crisis Response Unit, a volunteer community care network by & for TLGBQIA+ neighbors committed to supporting one another instead of calling the police. e.v. graduated cum laude from the University of Maryland Carey School of Law in 2020 and is licensed to practice law in the state of Maryland. Their student note “Queering the Landscape: Decriminalizing Consent and Remapping the Permissible Geographies of Intimacy” arguing for the decriminalization of sex work was published in 2019. They dream of trans liberation and radically accessible, decriminalized sysems of care.