ALICIA BUNYAN SAMPSON is an independent filmmaker, writer, counsellor/advocate and researcher based in Toronto. She focuses her work primarily on her identity as a black woman, love, trauma, sexuality and non-monogamy. Her academic and creative research focuses on the intersections of sexual trauma, race and gender identity. She is currently working on a short documentary series that examines women and love. She has a forthcoming book, No Filter: Diary Of A Polyamorous Black girl set to be published by Thorntree Press this year.