Ray is a queer, trans activist, writer, and creative in Denton, Texas. Ray graduated from the University of North Texas with a B.S. in Integrative Studies where they focused on visual arts / printmaking, philosophy, and anthropology. Since graduating, Ray has served two full-time AmeriCorps service terms in the DFW area, working with local government and nonprofits. Ray also runs their own queer-themed block-printed goods business, called Cute Queers Club since early 2019.