Philip Baldwin

Award-Winning Human Rights Activist, Magazine Columnist & Radio Host

  • A Gay Christian member of the Church of England’s General Synod
  • Named as a Stonewall Role Model
  • Written for numerous publications on LGBT+ issues
  • Trustee of the Ozanne Foundation
  • Living with HIV

Leading human rights activist, Philip Baldwin has forged a reputation for raising awareness of LGBT+ issues, homelessness, faith inclusion and HIV. Diagnosed with HIV at 24 years of age, Philip is passionate about eliminating the stigma surrounding HIV, not least helping people living with the virus. Now available to hire as an LGBT+ speaker, Philip encourages a more inclusive world for all, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, race, ethnicity, disability, age or religion.

Formerly working in financial services in London, Philip now commits his time to advocating across a broad range of human rights topics, while retaining a focus on LGBT+ rights, HIV and sexual health. Philip has a column in GAY TIMES and previously wrote for HuffPost. Philip was elected to the Church of England’s General Synod in 2021 and as a gay Christian living with HIV, seeks to encourage an intersectional dialogue around inclusion within all faiths.

Alongside his advocacy, Philip actively supports various charities, including Positively UK, Positive East, Albert Kennedy Trust, Terrence Higgins Trust, Rainbow Migration and Stonewall. He has also been named a Stonewall Role Model and is a Trustee of the Ozanne Foundation.

A renowned human rights activist, Philip is now available to hire as an LGBT+ speaker for a variety of corporate and public events. Philip brings a depth of campaigning experience and valuable lived experience as a gay man living with HIV. As a writer he is across current affairs, both in the UK and abroad, not just around LGBT+ issues and HIV, and can speak about a range of human rights issues. Philip speaks with authenticity, honesty and great candour. He is able to discuss his own experiences in a relatable way, tailoring his messaging to the audience. When looking for an LGBT+ speaker, look no further than Philip Baldwin for a passionate and empowering speech.

To enquire about Philip Baldwin for your event or corporate function, simply contact us via or call a booking agent on 0203 9816 295.