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.
With so few successful LGBT members in the media, it is important to recognise and support the openly gay stars that we do have. Steve Grand was an internet sensation turned mainstream success as one of the worlds first openly gay country singers.
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.
We love a good musical, and this unconventional spin on the classic Annie is a little bit of excellence that we want a full feature of!
Kian Lawley has made quite the impression online, amassing over 3 million subscribers to his YouTube channel. Likely young girls, they must be over the moon with his recent leaks.
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.