iO is a seasoned public speaker. His TED talk "Fifty Shades Of Gay" has been viewed in excess of 2.6 million times. He has delivered keynote speeches on topics to do with expanding one's circle of normalcy, activism, art, and surviving adversity at Stanford, Georgetown, OSU, and countless others, as well as The Atlantic Summit for The Atlantic Magazine, the Matthew Shepard Symposium, and Invisible Children's Fourth Estate Summit. He has also appeared on network television as a commentator. iO is available for appearances via deanahatwood@gmail.com