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"Aleksa deploys humor and wit while challenging our biases

and raising awareness around the important issue of addiction,

which affects the LGBTQ community at a disproportionate rate."

- Mayor Jenny Durkan, 2018 Mayor's Pride Awards

"Aleksa taught me that you don't need a mask and a cape to be a super hero, although you might need some lipstick and mascara."

- Dr. Chong-suk Han, Author

Geisha of a Different Kind - Race and Sexuality in Gaysian America