Nikki Araguz Loyd, born June 4, 1975 in Carmel California, is an American marriage equality activist, author, transmedicalist, and public speaker.As an advocate for marriage equality, she met with Legislators in Austin, TX, and spoke in front of the Capitol Building to express opposition of Texas Senate Bill 723. In May 2011, Nikki was honored at the Harvey Bernard Milk Rally in Austin, with a poster signed by countless supporters. On June 4, 2011, Nikki Araguz joined local and national LGBT community members and supporters attending the Human Rights Campaign Gala celebrating "The Heartbeat of Equality."In Dallas, Nikki was a guest host on Reckless After Dark, the popular LGBT radio show hosted by Chase Brooks. June 25, 2011, she rode in the Houston Gay Pride Parade, on the float sponsored by her legal team, Katine & Nechman, L.L.P.Nikki's media background, along with several years in advertising, led to publishing Wharton County Living Magazine.