Kristin Russo

Kristin Russo is the co-host & producer of Buffering the Vampire Slayer, a Buffy rewatch podcast featuring an original recap song for every episode, alongside musician Jenny Owen Youngs. Buffering the Vampire Slayer was named one of Time's Top 50 Podcasts and selected as one of Esquire's Top 10 Podcasts of 2018!

Kristin is also a writer, speaker, educator and consultant with a focus on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) issues. She is the co-director of A-Camp, co-founder of LGBTQ organization Everyone Is Gay, & CEO and Editor-in-Chief of My Kid Is Gay. Kristin authored This is a Book for Parents of Gay Kids (Chronicle, 2014) and worked as host and producer of First Person, a video series on gender and sexuality from PBS Digital and WNET. She holds a Master’s in Gender Studies from the CUNY Graduate Center.