Amanda Jetté Knox
Author/Speaker/Advocate


Amanda Jetté Knox (they/she) is a Canadian award-winning journalist, author, and human rights advocate with a special focus on mental health and LGBTQ+ families.

Amanda’s work has been featured by several national and international media outlets, including the BBC, CBC, The Today Show, O Magazine, Al-Jazeera, The Social, and Upworthy. They are a 2019 Chatelaine Woman of the Year, a 2020 Top 25 Woman of Influence, one of Today’s Parent Magazine’s Most Influential Parents of 2020, and a 2021 inductee into the Order of Ottawa.

Amanda is the author of the memoir Love Lives Here: A Story of Thriving in a Transgender Family which is a #1 bestseller, an Indigo Staff Pick, and one of Indigo’s Best Books of the Year.

They live in Ottawa with their wife, children, too many pets and a coffee maker that never quits.