Tyler Oakley

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Tyler Oakley

Matthew Tyler Oakley (born March 22, 1989) is an American YouTuber, actor, activist and author. His activism has been dedicated to LGBTQ+ youth, LGBT rights, as well as social issues including health care, education, and the prevention of suicide among LGBT youth.[1] He was born in Jackson, Michigan.

Oakley began making videos in 2007.[2] Oakley, who is openly gay,[3] is a former member of the successful collaboration channel "5AwesomeGays," where he produced the Friday video for over three years.

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  1. Friend, Tad. "Hollywood and Vine: The entertainment industry seeks the future in viral video". The New Yorker. Archived from the original on December 13, 2014. Retrieved December 12, 2014.
  2. "Tyler Oakley's first video". YouTube. Retrieved August 16, 2015.
  3. Towle, Andy. "Gay Youtube stars discuss coming out for screaming crowd at Playlist Live". Towleroad.com. Towleroad. Retrieved November 29, 2014.