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10 OF THE BEST GAY YouTube VLOGGERS YOU SHOULD CHECK OUT!

YouTube has become of the most helpful tools out there on the world wide web in reaching young LGBT people. We all know how isolating it can be when you are a young LGBT person, whether you are out of the closet or not. But to be able to access these YouTube vlogging channels from the safety of your own home, has meant that young LGBT folks can find comfort and even a sense of community through following the lives of these creators. We tune in every day in our millions. And so we thought, we would showcase some of the best channels out there today! Don't forget to rate, comment and subscribe! *wink emoji*

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TYLER OAKLEY (7.8 Million Subscribers)

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Tyler Oakley was born on March 22nd 1989, in Jackson Michigan. He has been openly out for all of his YouTube life and has been posting videos since 2007. Tyler's adorable personality is what drives his channel, which at last count had over a half a billion views and over 7.7 Million subscribers.

Tyler's content focuses on topics including queer politics, pop culture and humor.

Such is his popularity, he travels the world performing to thousands.

Oakley is also the writer of a New York Times Bestselling novel called 'Binge' which was released in 2015.

Tyler's hectic life of travelling and vlogging is also the subject of upcoming movie 'Snervous' which will premiere in December 2015.

Subscribe to Tyler Oakley HERE!

JOEY GRACEFFA (5.3 Million Subscribers)

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Joey Michael Graceffa is a 24 years old American actor born in Marlborough, Massachusetts. He is a writer, producer, singer and YouTube personality. His two YouTube channels, JoeyGraceffa and Joey Graceffa, have a combined total of more than 600 million views. And his main channel has over 5 Million subscribers who tune in to watch Joey's daily videos. On average a daily vlog from Joey gets over 300,000 views.

In 2015, Joey released a memoir called 'In Real Life' and travelled the world promoting it.

Joey's sexuality was never disclosed officially on either of his YouTube channels until this Summer. In the music video for his song 'Don't Wait' (above) he ended with a kiss from his partner Daniel Preda, who regularly appears on Joey's daily vlogs along with his adorable dog Wolfe. Joey has openly discussed his hesitation at coming out earlier, stating that he was worried due to homosexuality being looked down on in the town where he was raised.

Subscribe to Joey Graceffa HERE!

Troye Sivan (3.5+ Million Subscribers)

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Troye Sivan has become of the biggest success stories of YouTube. The 20 year old singer/songwriter and actor was born in South Africa, but moved with his family to Australia when he was just 2 years old.

Troye began posting videos on his YouTube channel in 2007, when he was just 12 years old. He now has over 3.5 Million subscribers and even more over on his official VEVO music channel (approx. 800k+).

At 18, he bravely told his subscribers and the world of his sexuality through YouTube in a video posted in 2013.

Troye has been involved in the entertainment industry since he was a child he was cast as young James Howlett in X-Men Origins: Wolverine in 2008.

Most recently he has been working towards releasing his album 'Blue Neighbourhood', which is due for release in December 2015. The music and the accompanying video trilogy, have been widely praised by critics, not to mention music superstars like Sam Smith and Adele.

All the signs are there that 2016 looks like it could be the year of Troye Sivan.

Pre-Order 'Blue Neighbourhood' HERE!

Subscribe to Troye Sivan HERE!

Subscribe to Troye Sivan VEVO (music channel) HERE!

Mark E Miller (500k + Subscribers)

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"Everyday is a great day" is the upbeat and life affirming tagline to openly gay (and dreamily buff) Mark E Miller's twice weekly YouTube videos.

Mark is a talented and creative filmmaker, whose slick, polished and incredibly creative videos, can't help but draw you in to his life. His videos depict the life he leads with his long term partner Ethan Hethcote and also features his family from time to time also.

You will be hard pushed to find a more feel good channel on YouTube.

Mark's channel has over 500k subscribers (in my opinion it should be way more) and combined views of over 65 Million.

Videos like the hilarious 'Awkward Kissing' video above have over 2 Million views.

You can check out Mark E Miller's channel HERE!

Rose Ellen Dix (400k+ Subscribers)

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Rose and Rosie (yes, really) are two english girls in love. They have shared their beautiful love story with the world via the medium of YouTube for over 3 years now.

Rose has over 400k subscribers on her channel and Rosie has over 100k subscribers. Together their channels have over 75 Million views.

Rose Ellen Dix is the main channel they post their content to, uploading weekly, they post videos - like the one above featuring their wedding day - about their lives and family life. As well more humorous videos of challenges and comedy skits.

Subscribe to Rose Ellen Dix HERE!

And subscribe to Rosie HERE!

SUPERFRUIT (1.7 Million Subscribers)

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Scott Hoying & Mitch Grassi are 2/5 of Grammy Award winning acappella group 'Pentatonix' and they are absolutely HILARIOUS!

The pair, who are both openly gay are also best friends and in August 2013 launched their hilarious web show 'SUPERFRUIT'.

The channel currently has over 1.6 million subscribers and well over 160 million views. While mainly focused on humor, the show also sometimes features vocal performances by Grassi and Hoying, including the comedic 'Hip Hop Goes Broadway' (above) which has over 4 Million views.

Scott and Mitch post every Tuesday even when on the road with Pentatonix and such is their closeness and on screen chemistry, fans have branded the duo with their own cute "ship name" Schomiche.

You can (and should) check out Superfruit HERE!

Benton (58k+ Subscribers)

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Benton Sorensen is a Female To Male Transgender YouTube vlogger. He posts videos on his channel every Tuesday.

Benton has been brave enough to shine a light on himself for the transgender community and share every aspect of his journey transitioning for 2+ years now.

Benton's YouTube channel has over 58k subscribers and his videos have been viewed over 3.5 Million times.

Subscribe to Benton's channel HERE!

Calum McSwiggan (33k+ Subscribers)

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Calum McSwiggan is one of the most exciting and influential new faces in the UK LGBT world within the YouTube community.

Relatively new to YouTube, he has only been posting videos since 2012, but his channel has already seen over 33,000 people hit the subscribe button and his videos have been viewed over 1 Million times.

He describes himself and his channel as and "LGBT lifestyle YouTuber, making videos about gay rights, mental health, sex education and everything in between."

Calum posts videos to his channel every sunday!

Subscribe to Calum HERE!

DAVEY WAVEY (900k+ Subscribers)

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Davey Wavey has been posting videos on his YouTube channel 'wickydkewl' for over 8 years now and is known as one of the trailblazers of the LGBT YouTube community.

The 31 year old "eternal twink" may be most well known for presenting most of his videos shirtless, but the work he has done in raising awareness of LGBT issues over the years cannot be ignored.

Davey has close to 1 Million subscribers on YouTube and his videos combined have been viewed 274 Million times! The content of Davey's channel varies, from more tongue in cheek comedic skits, to more serious issues including sexual health education.

In 2015 Davey launched his own 'DirtyFit' underwear line. In the ad campaign he chose to ignore the usual cliche six pack format for his models. Instead he chose to promote body positivity, by choosing models of all different shapes, sizes and body types.

Check out Davey Wavey's channel HERE!

TRENT & LUKE (170+ Subscribers)

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Trent & Luke are UK based vloggers and husbands living in London. Luke is an Essex boy and Trent hails from the land down under.

They vlog regularly about their life and marriage. They are also known to collaborate regularly with other YouTube personalities on videos like their viral video 'Gay Couples React To Grindr Messages,' which is nearing 1 million views.

Trent & Luke's YouTube channel has over 170k subscribers and their videos has been viewed over 10 Million times.

Subscribe to 'Trent & Luke' HERE!

Disclaimer: This is a personal list of YouTuber that I enjoy and subscribe to. I appreciate that there are many more excellent YouTube creators out there.

I am also a YouTube creator and you can subscribe to my channel HERE!

Also, you can follow me on Twitter & Instagram: @ITSJUSTADAIR

Until next time internet. Peace. Love. And be COOL! Ax

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