If we’re talking about gay YouTubers, Tyler Oakley’s name is at the head of the pack. Since starting his channel in 2007, he has sky rocketed to international fame over the past decade: releasing a book, hosting his own talk show, winning numerous awards and titles, and even recording a video with First Lady, Michelle Obama herself. He is an outspoken figurehead of the LGBT community, and one of YouTube’s most successful exports.
As far as straight white men go, there is only so much we can take of them on a daily basis, but this new YouTuber is actually quite bare-able. Dylan Will Not Participate is thoughtful, funny, and kind of attractive – making him one of our favourite new YouTubers.
Male make-up artists have taken over the beauty blogging business on YouTube, and Manny MUA is among one of the sites most popular with a wealth of viewers and a growing following across all social media sites.
Anthony Padilla, one half of the mega-YouTuber duo Smosh took to his channel to answer the ever illusive question of whether or not he is gay. Spoiler: he’s not; but what he had to say was far more important than that.
We love gay YouTubers, we love drag queens, so whats better than a gay drag queen YouTuber? Jaymes Mansfield is a uber-cutesy queen with big hair, and an even bigger personality.
YouTube is home to so many LGBT personalities; it is a refreshing mode of media that allows us to peek into another persons life for a short while, and Travis Bryant is definitely worth a peek.
YouTube has become a platform for everybody with an opinion they deem interesting enough to share, yet through the mountains of tired material sometimes comes a gem.