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"All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood."

Kira Brekke is a producer, writer and editor at ThinkProgress in Washington D.C. covering news and human rights. Prior to that, she worked at The Huffington Post for four years in New York City as a producer and editor covering social justice and the queer community. 

Kira graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Southern California with an honor's degree in Broadcast and Digital journalism, and a minor in Human Rights with an emphasis in LGBTQ studies. She worked for Chain Camera Pictures on the Academy Award-nominated documentary, "The Invisible War," which revealed the epidemic of sexual assault in the U.S military.

Kira is from Los Angeles and loves every dog.